Language

Our language is from the Algonquian dialect and is very important to us. Here are few snippets of our language.
 
AST Language Coloring Book
Shawnee Alphabet
PI PA PE PO
(Spelling)
bah beh bee bo
(Pronunciation)
FI FA FE FO
thah theh thee tho
(F has a TH sound as in “THump”)
SI SA SE SO
sah seh see so
NI NA NE NO
nah neh nee no
MI MA ME MO
mah meh mee mo
KI KA KE KO
kah keh kee ko
WI WA WE WO
wah weh wee wo
TI TA TE TO
tah teh tee toe
GI GA GE GO
jah jeh jee joe
(G has a J sound as in “Jump” or CH as in “CHump”)
LI LA LE LO
lah leh lee lo
HI HA HE HO
hah heh hee ho
YI YA YE YO
yah yeh yee yo
QI QA QE QO
qah qeh qee qo
Shawnee Words
Arrow
He-la-ni-le
 
Bow
He-la-ni-qe
 
Gun
Ma-ta-qi
 
Smoke
Le-wi-ta
 
Cane
Hi-pi-te-to-wi
 
Stick(s)
Hi-pi-sa
 
Hat
Pa-ti-ke-ko-wa
 
Gourd
Se-se-qi
 
Whistle
Qi-se-qa-sa
 
Rattle
Ho-li-le-ta-ni
 
Shake
Mi-le-li-ta-ni
 
Roll
Ta-ta-pa-ni
Phrases
Walk faster
Ki-me-lo
 
Don’t be late
Te-ke-ya-na-ki-fe
 
Hurry get dressed
Hi-pa-ge-ni-ni-he-lo
 
Everyone will be here soon
Lo-ge-he ge-yi-ke we-ya-fi wa-pe-ya-wa
 
What’s your name?
Na-he-wa ke-ta se-fo
 
I don’t hear very well
Mi-ti ne-ho-wa-se no-ti-ka
 
My hearing is bad
Ne-ki ke-ya-pa-sa
 
Don’t get your children cold
Te-ke-ya ko-se-mi-ke ke-na-ge-yi ni-ke
 
Write your name here
Ka-hi-we-ki-ti ke-we-fo-wa mi-ti-se
 
Some one came
We-ya-fi-pe-ya-wa