Lesson One: Basic Greeting
Here's a little example to give you a sense of the language, "Basic Ioway
Greetings". Also notice that in Ioway-Otoe sometimes the expressions may be
different, depending on whether a man is saying it or a woman is saying it.
"Aho! Darixga?" (ah-HO dah-REE-hka) means "Hello!
How are you?" (male speaker)
"Aha! Darixga?" (ah-HA dah-REE-hka) means "Hello!
How are you?" (female speaker)
"Hin pi ke" (heen PEE keh) means "I am good"
"Hin pi ki" (heen PEE kee) means "I am good"
And here are a few more Ioway-Otoe words:
Nyi (nyee) = Water
Taje = Wind
Che (chay) = Buffalo
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