Last Updated: May 4, 2010 8:47am

Every few weeks new words will be added.  Sa'a penakwa poonedo'a (I'll see you next time)



English             Northern Paiute                           Southern Paiute
How are you?     How u                                           (same)
Human Being      Numu (nu-mu)                               (same)
Father                 Naa                                              (same)
Mother                Pe'a                                              (same)
Son                     Do'a                                             (same)
Daughter             Padu                                            Paddu
Grandfather
   mother's side    Togo'o                                          Togg'o
   father's side      Kuno'o                                         (same)
Who                    Haga                                           Hagga
Bread                  Tukaba                                        Tukabba
Bad                     Suda                                           Sadda
Shade                 Haba                                            Habba
See you later       Sa'a u ponnedo'a                           Sa'a u ponneddo'a

new

Summer              Tatza                                           same
Fall                     Yubano                                        unknown
Winter                 Tomo                                           unknown
Spring                 Tamano                                       unknown

Northern Northern Paiute Sentences (new!!)

NEW  Besa Ka te pe'a - teepu matugu
         Treat our mother Earth good 

NEW   Ka oonosoo te nana -moatupu tuma'yohona mayo'-hoo
          Follow our ancestor's ways (tradition/culture/customs)

It's real hot right now!
Meno'o unu naudu-tu!

I caught a trout.
Nu agai tzakatu.

This bread tastes good.
Esoo tukaba besa kama.