Unit I

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  1. Oki tsa nita’pii?                                                                                     1. Hello. How are you?

2. Iiksoka’pii, kiisto tsa nita’pii?                                                                 2. I am fine. How are you?

  1. Iiksoka’pii. Tsa kitaanikko?                                                               1. Fine. What is your name?

2. Niisto nitaanikko____. Kiisto tsa kitaanikko?                                   2. My name is____. What is your name?

  1. Niisto, nitaanikko ____. Tsima kitsitaopiihpa?                          1. My name is____.Where do you live?

2. Nitsitaopii ___. Kiisto tsima kitsitaopiihpa?                                     2. I live in___. Where do you live?

  1. Niisto Nitsitaopii ___. Tsa kitanistsisstoyiimihpa?                  1. I live in____. How old are you?

2. Nitanistsisstoyiim __. Kiisto tsa kitanistsisstoyiimihpa?              2. I am____ years old.  How old are you?

Nitanistsisstoyiim _____.                                                              1. I am____years old.

 

nitoʼkskaa one
naatokaa two
niookskaa three
miiso four
siisito five
noi six
ihkitsika seven
naaniso eight
piihkso nine
kiipo ten
  1. apasstaamiinaamm apple
    aotahkoinamm orange
    iinan banana
    paataki potato
    niistsikaʼpas carrots
    onnikis milk
    napayin bread
    iʼksisako meat
    ksiskanoowahsin cereal
    oowaa egg

 

iinii buffalo
kiaayo bear
aaatsistaa rabbit
imitaa dog
poos cat
kaanaisskiinaa mouse
aapotskina cow
piitaa eagle
ponokaomitaa horse
pi’kssii bird

 

moistom body
mo’tokaan head/hair
mosstoksis face
mo’tsiistsi hands/arms
mohkatsiistsi feet/legs
moapsspiksi eyes
mohksisis nose
mohtookiistsi ears
moi mouth
mohpiikiistsi teeth

 

moahksinaattsi red
komonoinattsi purple
o’tsskoinattsi blue
aotahkoinattsi orange
siksinattsi black
saisksimokoinattsi green
ksikksinattsi white
ootahkoinattsi yellow
iikiinattsi pink
ii’kitsinattsi gray
apoyiinattsi brown

Unit II

1 Oki tsa nitapi? How are you?
2 Iiksokapi. Kiisto tsa nitapi. How are you?
1 Iiksokapi. Tsa kitaitawanihpa? What grade are you in?
2 Nitaitawaan____. Kiisto tsa kitaitawanihpa? I am in grade ___. What grade are you in?
1 Nitaitawaan____. Tsima kitsitaisksinimatsoko? I am in grade ___. Where do you go to school?
2 Nitsitaisksinimatsoko_____. Kiisto tsimakitsitaisksinimatsoko? I go to school at _____. Where do you go to school?
1 Nitsitaisksinimatsoko_____. I go to school at _____.
apatohsohts North
pinaapohts East
aamsskaapohts South
amitohts West
Naatoyiiksistsiko (Holy Day) Sunday
Issikatoyiiksistsiko (Day after Holy Day) Monday
Iitaistatsikinikkiop (Middle kills day) Tuesday
Iitaistatsikittsinao’p (Middle ration day) Wednesday
Naamiksistsiko (Just a day) Thursday
Iitainikkiop (Kills day) Friday
Iitaisttsino’p (Ration day) Saturday
kaahsi grandfather
naahsi grandmother
ninnaa my father
niksistaa my mother
niissa my older brother
ninsstaa my older sister
niskanaa my younger siblings (boys)
niisissaa my younger siblings (girls)
ninaa man
aakiiwa woman
nitsikopoto eleven
naatsikopoto twelve
nikopoto thirteen
nisikopoto fourteen
nisitsikopoto fifteen
naikopoto sixteen
ihkitsikikopoto seventeen
naanisikopoto eighteen
piihksikopoto nineteen
naatsippo twenty
miinii berry
okonoki service berry
pakkiiʼp choke berry
pakksiniʼsimaan goose berry
apaawapsspi blueberry
aooʼssin bullberry
niita’pihkiitaan bannock
immistsiskiitaan fry bread
mookaakin pemmican
kayii dried meat
aapisi coyote
maisto crow
awakasi(wa) deer
saai(wa) duck
ponoka elk
maamii(wa) fish
aayinnimaa(wa) hawk
sikihtsisoo(wa) moose
sipisto owl
aiksini(wa) pig
moʼkakin back
moitstsipinnaniists cheeks
mohpsskina chin
mohkinsstsis elbow
mokiitsiiksi fingers
mottoksis knees
mohkokin neck
mottsikis shoulders
mokoan stomach
moapisakis thigh
Istsiyit. Listen.
Makaopiit. Sit down.
Nipopoyit. Stand up.
Ksikkayit. Walk.
Ohkimaat. Wait.
Maksipoyit. Line up.
Ispoommoos. Help him/her.
Aaniit. Say it.
Issaammookit. Look at me.
Kokkit. Give it to me.

Unit III

1 Oki tsa nitapi? Hello. How are you?
2 Iiksokapi. Kiisto tsa nitapi. Fine. How are you?
1 Iiksokapi. Tsa asnista kinnaa? Fine. What is your father’s name?
2 Ninnaa anista _________. Kiisto tsa anista kinnaa? My father’s name is _______. What is your father’s name?
1 Ninnaa anista _________. Tsa anista kiksista? My father’s name is _______. What is your mother’s name?
2 Niksista anista ________. Kiisto kiksistaa tsa anista? My mother’s name is ______. What is your mother’s name?
1 Niksista anista ________. Tsa anista kiisaa? My mother’s name is ______. What is your older brother’s name?
2 Niisaa anista ________. Kiisto kiisaa tsa anista? My older brother’s name is _______. What is your older brother’s name?
1 Niisaa anista ________. Kinsstaa tsa anista? My older brother’s name is _______. What is your older sister’s name?
2 Ninsstaa anista _______. Kiisto kinsstaa tsa anista? My older sister’s name is _________. What is your older sister’s name?
1 Ninsstaa anista _______. My older sister’s name is _________.
omahkinaawa old man
kipitakiiwa old woman
sahkomapiwa boy
aakiikoan girl
Siksikawa Blackfoot (Gliechen)
Kainaiwa Blood
Aapatohsipikaniwa North Peigan
Aamskapipikaniwa South Peigan
napikoan white man
napiakiiwa white woman
kiipo ten
naatsippo twenty
niiippo thirty
nisippo forty
nisitsippo fifty
naiippo sixty
ihkitsikippo seventy
naanisippo eighty
piihksippo ninety
kiipippo one hundred
aiks bacon
aotoksinattsi beans
iitsskonnikis cheese
aohpiikiinattsi corn
miksskapayin crackers
mamiiwa fish
aissinniiʼp macaroni/spaghetti
omahkinaotohton pear
pikkiaksin porridge
issksinainikimm rice
pottsstaksin sandwich
koopis soup
ootsisstiini strawberry
iitsinsakksin toast
kiinii tomato
miisinski badger
ksisksstaki beaver
omahkokataa gopher/ground hog
aimmonisi otter
kai’skaahp porcupine
kiitokiiwa prairie chicken
aapiikayii skunk
miiyattsi’kayi squirrel
aapaiai weasel
piinotoyi wolverine
Miinattsipoyit. Don’t talk.
Kotsisai. Give it to him/her.
Kotsisaa. Give it to them.
Matsit. Take it.
Miinootsit. Don’t take it.
Ooksskasit. Run.
Miinattapoksskasit. Don’t run around.
Miinattanittsiit. Don’t do that.
Kako. Go ahead.
Matoyako’piit. Go sit down.
Kaatoyii January
Saomitsiki’som February
Saaiksi Otsitaotohpi March
Matsiyikaapisatoosi April
Otsikists May
Miisaamsootayi June
Iitohtoistotsiyaawa July
Pakkipistsi Otsitai’tssp August
Itowapipitssko September
Sa’aiksi Itomatoyii October
Iitommahkohpoota November
Ootsstoyii(wa) December

Unit IV

1 Oki tsa nitapi? Hello. How are you?
2 Iiksokapi, kiisto tsa nitapi? Fine. How are you?
1 Iksokapi. Tsa anista kiskana? (Sahkomapiiksi) Fine. What is your younger brother’s name?
2 Niskana anista _________. Kiisto tsa anista kiskana? My younger brother’s name is ______. What is your younger brother’s name?
1 Niskana anista _________. Tsa anista kiississa? (Aakiikowaiksi) My younger brother’s name is ______. What is your younger sister’s name?
2 Nisissaa anista ________. Kiisto tsa anista kisissa? My younger sister’s name is ______. What is your younger sister’s name?
1 Nisissaa anista _________. My younger sibling’s name is _______.
aisoyopoksikimi tea
aisiksikimi coffee
naapiiniiwan sugar
naamoi’staan honey
aokspiapiiniiwan syrup
istsiksipoko salt
pisstaahkaipoko pepper
aohkii water
aisaakotsi pop
okapayin flour
immistsi lard
pisatsiinikimm onion
omahkataayo cougar
piksiksinaa snake
piinotoyomahka running fisher
saokiawakaasi antelope
mamiatsikimi magpie
naatayo lynx
sspopii turtle
mistakomahkihkina mountain goat
makoyi wolf
sinopa fox
Ohkiimaat. Wait a minute.
Sopoyapopiit. Sit properly.
Sopoyapoot. Walk carefully.
Miisstapoh toot. Put it away.
Miistapapitsit. Throw it away.
Pokiiyoot. Follow me.
Pokiiyoot naa _________. Follow him/her.
Iksskopiit. Sit still.
Istopot maakapoyis. Go to the bathroom.
Matoisiimit _________. Get a drink.
ii’tamiksistsiko sunny
soopo’ wind
sootaa rain
soksistsiko cloud
paaksikkahko muddy
siiksopo Chinook
koonssko snow
isstsikahko icy
ksiistsikomm thunder