Language Lessons

Language Lessons by Month

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Click on an Upper Koyukon phrase to hear it pronounced
and to listen to how it is used.


are you hungry? yes, i am hungry. i'm not hungry. what do you want? i want food. i want meat. i want dry meat. i want soup. what does the man say he wants? he wants bannock. he wants salt. he wants fish. he wants dry fish. he wants dog salmon. frying eggs
i'm not thirsty. yes, i am thirsty (crave water). what is the woman eating? i am eating candy. i am eating meat. what are you eating? what is the woman doing? i am eating. what are you doing? she is eating food. are you thirsty? do you  want tea? girl eating soup
yes, i want tea. no, i don't want tea. i want water. i want milk. what are you drinking? i am drinking water. milk where is the knife? here is the knife. where is the gun? here is the gun. where are the bullets? here are the bullets. where are the traps? here are the traps. here is your packsack.
here is the tent. here are the snowshoes. trap is it snowing outside? yes, it is snowing. no, it is not snowing. is it cold outside? yes, it is cold outside. no, it is not cold outside. it is freezing up. it is freezing up outside. it is getting to be winter.
person shivering in the cold


Audio segments originally recorded by Eliza Jones & Joe Kwardceius for use with language lessons

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