pimâtisiwin osâmi-apisâsin…

pimatisiwin

Rough line-by-line pronunciation guide, provided by Darren Okemaysim:

1. pi.maa.ti.soo.win…oo.saa.mi-u.pi.saa.sin
2. ku-u.ti-wu.nis.kaak…key.ki.sey.paa.yaa…
ey-meeh.taa.tu.mun…key.kweye
3. ey.ko.si…saa.gi.hik…ey.go.nik…kwey.usk…
kaa-pu.min.skik
4. ey.gwu…key.yaam…ey.go.nik…ey.keye…kaa-mee.yoo-i.too.taas.kik
5. ey.gwu…taa.pwe.wu.gey’h.tu…kaa.key.yoe…oo.chi.toe…ey.pey-is.pu.yik
6. ki.kus.key.taa.yi.ni…weeh.gaatch – oo.ti.nu
7. keys.pin…u.ti-meys.ko.chi.peye.i.gi…ki.pi.maa.ti.soo.win – pu.ki.ti.nu
8. nu.mow.wee.yuk…oo.chi-eye-i.tweyw…ey-wee-weh.chu.sik.
9. ki.taa.soo.tu.maa.go.win…kwey.usk…ku.-u.ti-mee.yoo.peye.ik

 

About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, a not-for-profit-in-the-making with the goal of creating Cree language literacy materials suitable for use by learners of all ages.
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One Response to pimâtisiwin osâmi-apisâsin…

  1. Reblogged this on The Métis Raconteur and commented:
    Cree Literacy Network shared a poem that has been translated into Plains Cree. These words in any language are inspiring.

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