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Speaking Chickasaw

  • Published on Mar 3, 2021
  • In Episode 2 of Rosetta Stone Chickasaw, a Chickasaw family talks about speaking the traditional language.
    Chikashshanompa' - Chickasaw language • Anompoli - (to) speak • Ithana - (to) learn • ii - yes • Ki'yo - no • Kanihmo'si - a little • Chokma - well, good (can also mean "hello") • Yappat - this, those • Nanta - what • Akithá̱'no - I don't know • Kafi - coffee • Akankoshi' - eggs
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Comments • 24

  • Kathleen Phillips
    Kathleen Phillips 4 months ago +16

    So important to learn your native language!!

  • Spencer Vines
    Spencer Vines 11 months ago +32

    LOL coffee is the same in EVERY language!!

    • Alray Johnson
      Alray Johnson 3 months ago

      Ahweeh is coffee in Navajo

    • ČhetaŋWitko
      ČhetaŋWitko 3 months ago +1

      in Lakȟótiyapi (Sioux)
      it's: Wakȟályapi.

    • Mr.Riffian
      Mr.Riffian 6 months ago +5

      @Spencer Vines coffee comes from the Arabic word Kahwa. So no, not every language it’s coffee. In Dutch it’s koffie. In German Kaffee etcetera.

  • Tony Saitta
    Tony Saitta 4 months ago +5

    Amazing language and culture. Greetings from Italy.

  • Ninqi Stratton
    Ninqi Stratton 15 days ago

    Really well done. Please make more videos like these!

  • Ruthie
    Ruthie 3 months ago

    Beautiful language!

  • L963 NNN
    L963 NNN 4 months ago +2

    Wow. Beautiful language

  • The Word In Focus
    The Word In Focus 3 months ago +1

    Ilvppa Achukma ahni li This was very creative....Amazing work Keep our language Alive!

  • Ziya çetin
    Ziya çetin 3 months ago +1

    it was very nice i like it. thank you so much brother

  • Tom Elder
    Tom Elder Month ago

    Delightful! :-)

  • mandyboo
    mandyboo 3 months ago


  • Citrus Blast
    Citrus Blast 2 months ago +1

    They say chikasaw so differently

  • YaBoiJoel
    YaBoiJoel 3 months ago +1


  • Hope King
    Hope King 3 months ago

    Can I speak Chickasaw?
    Nope. Sadly canteen speak thr language of my ancestors, Cherokee. Don't know where to learn either. :)

  • ZAPPED916
    ZAPPED916 2 months ago

    That girl can throw!

  • Ian Mangham
    Ian Mangham 3 months ago

    Apeeshdi ai ello 😅

  • Richmond landersen Fells
    Richmond landersen Fells 6 months ago +3

    But what is chickasaw?

    • The Word In Focus
      The Word In Focus 3 months ago +6

      Chickasaw is also a dialect of Choctaw if you learn one you will pretty much know the other except for a few differences it is one of the many languages of The Mvskoke tribe...

    • mynameiscolb
      mynameiscolb 6 months ago +8

      The native language of the Chickasaw tribe (native American)