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, launched in 2010 with the goal of creating Cree language literacy materials suitable for use by learners of all ages.
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