Language of the Month  

Group 1:

  Sm’algyax phrase of the month  
  (Language of the Tsimshian People or Coast Tsimshian)  

 

I am Tsimshian

Good morning

How are you?

I am fine.

  Haida phrase of the month  

 

I am Haida

Good morning

How are you?

I am fine.

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ENGLISH HAIDA TLINGIT TSIMSHIAN
Awesome! Úu! dáng k’alaagáagang! Likoodz ’i Wee’hoyshk
Computer Gúudaay gin ‘wáadluwaan an únsats we koox kalijóox Hooliekshgum  `ckbeesh
Email/fast news Kíndaa xangaláa yasatk' yei koo yatánk Dum`tameesh’anu  `dish`nuun
Good day, how are you? Sángaay ‘láagang, sán uu dáng gíidang? yak'ei taat. Waa sa 'yatee? Aam la`cka della`waan
Good morning my friend. Sángaay ‘láagang díi tawíi. Yakéi Tsu táat ax xóoní Aam ggan’hlaak
Good night Gáal ‘láa yak’ei Táat Aam `hoopl
Hands to yourself Stláang gíigaang tlasgat tleil ax eeshéek An`on dish `nuun
Have a good day. Sángaay ‘láa hl daa Yak’ei  Tsu Táat Hla’aamhl la sha
Have a nice weekend!   Yak'ei deix yakyée yi sigóo Sha aamhl`la`waan
How are you? Sán uu dáng gíidang? Waa  sá   iyatée? Della waan?
How do I turn on my computer? Sán uu Gúudaay gin ‘wáadluwaan an únsats tla káagang? Waa  sá   we kóox kalijóox? Dehlwilla’dseb  hoo’lieshk `ckbeesh
How do you make the computer run?   Koox awe du was koo  
I am happy to see you. Dáng kíngs eehl díi gudangáay Tuwóo sigioo I xwastéen Looaamggoadu, hlaagik needsen
I come from______. Gitsxˆáan -st uu Hl íijang. Kichxanx ’  yei  xat  yatee (Place your name here) wil `waat`gu
I love you Dáng díi kuyáadang ixasxán Shee`pan`duut `nuun
I will see you again. Háws dáng Hl kíngsaang. ldakát tsu yée ikkwasitéen Ndim gik needsen
I’m thankful it’s Friday! Sáng tléehl is an Hl kíl ‘láagang   Shoo-naahl`anu, shqwait hahlie`shgu, ahlga`dee dum hahlieshgu dsigi`dseeb
It’s lunch time! Sántajaa hldanáaw k’asgíidang gaaw at ya xaa Hlaa'dum toack'gum
Just look at that! (in amazement)   Yoodaa Litin  
Let’s get to work. Háay! Tl’áng hlgánggula ts’an! Ldakát yei Jiné Naandza  gik ha`hlieshim
Respect Yahkwdáng At awoonéi Hlaudum
Smile and the World will smile with you Ágan hl dángat ‘wáagyaan hlanggwáay dáng ahl dángatsaang ya shook ka aaní yáya shook áan wé Moo`mik  ada’dum la hali’dsoack, moo`mik `dish`nuun
Thank God it's the fifth day!   Gunalchéesh dikee ankaawú kejin yakyée Loo’aamggoadu, wil’doonshaa’day
Thank you Háw’aa Gunalchéesh `Doyackshin
That’s good. Huu ‘láagang. yak'ei Lu'gwil  aam
Time to go home!/It’s time to leave! Káaydaay gíi k’asgíidang! Neil déi nagóot Hlaadum lu'yelt`gu
You’re welcome/Don’t think about it. Gám gii gudaa’ang. ya xáy yatee Aam