Label your Kitchen!

A great suggestion from Darren Okemaysim (via Facebook) to help develop vocabulary:

Kitchen VocabularyDarren's phonetic pronunciation key 
kotawânâpisk(ko.tu.waa.naa.pisk)stove
tahkastêpicikan(taah.kus.tey.pi.chi.gun)fridge
âkwacikan(aa.gwu.chi.gun)freezer
akocikan(u.goo.chi.gun)cupboard or drawer
oyâkana(oo.yaa.gu.nu)dishes
minihkwâcikana(mi.neeh.kwaa.chi.gu.nu)cups
askihk(us.keehk)kettle
êmihkwân(ey.meeh.kwaan)spoon
cîstahasêpon(chees.tu.hu.sey.pon)fork
môhkomân(moe.koo.maan)knife
kapatêstamâkan(ku.pu.teys.tu.maa.gun)ladle
napwên(nu.pweyn)frying pan
kisîpêkiyâkanêmâkahk(ki.see.pey.gi.yaa.gu.ney.maa.gaahk)kitchen sink
kisîpêkiyâkanêwâpoy(ki.see.pey.ku.yaa.gu.ney.waa.poy)dishwashing liquid
wâsaskotêpicikan(waa.sus.ko.tey.pi.chi.gun)light switch
pîhkâtêwâpôhkân(peeh.kaa.tey.waa.pooh.kaan)coffee pot
wâsênamâwin(waa.sey.nu.maa.win)window
pâhkôkwêhon(paah.koo.kwey.hon)towel

 

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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