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The Basics

Here are some basic greetings and useful expressions in Michif. You will learn how to say hello and goodbye along with a few basic other sayings. Listen a few times and try to say the words yourself.


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Basic Greetings & Sayings

Here are some basic greetings and useful expressions in Michif. You will learn how to say hello and goodbye along with a few basic other sayings. Listen a few times and try to say the words yourself.

Greetings


Hello
Tawnshi

Good Morning
Tawnshi kiya mataen

How are you?
Tawnshi kiya

How are you (plural)
Tawnshi kiyawow

How are they?
Tawnshi wiyawow

How is your family?
Tawnshi ta famee?

I am fine
Nimiyou ayawn

Saying Goodbye


Good evening
Bon swear

Good night
Bon swear

See you soon.
Meena kawapimitin

Take care.
Pishshapmishko

I am glad to see you.
Nimeytaen ainwapimitan

Identification


What is your name?
Tawnshi eyishinikawshoyan

My name is…
Dishinikawshon…(name)

Where are you from?
Tawnday pe'oototayan?

I live in Victoria.
Victoria niwiken

Useful Expressions


Come in.
Peetigway

Great it's great.
Si bon or mioshin

Me too.
Nishta meena

No.
No

Yes.
We

Please.
Si vous plai

Thank you.
Marsee

Say it again please.
Meena koshayitwae

How do you say it?
Tawnshi aintwayaen




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