piminawasowikamik: Words for the Kitchen from Darren J. Okemaysim

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SRO   (pronunciation)   –  meaning

  • 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
Darren

Darren J. Okemaysim

Darren is a master speaker and teacher of Cree who lives and works in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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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