The transition back to school has arrived! It’s never too late to add some Myaamiaataweenki ‘Miami language’ into your daily routine, and the start of the school year feels like a great time to add something new. Let’s take a peek inside the “kaloolitiitaawi: Going to School” phrasebook which gathers school specific language in one place for easy access. We’ve included some particularly useful phrases below .
šaaye eehpiši peesikwiiyani neehi neepwaamikoyani – ‘It’s time for you to get up and go (do) school’
nahi-nko nipaayani – ‘Did you sleep well?’
nahi neepaani – ‘I slept well’
wiihsinitaawi maayaahkweeta – ‘Let’s eat lunch! Time for lunch!’
keetwi neepwaamilenki nipwaantiikaaninki noonki kaahkiihkwe – ‘What did you learn in school today?’
mayaawi teepi – ‘Very good, good job’
wiiciilamilo – ‘You help me’
Download the “kaloolitiitaawi: Going to School” phrasebook to explore more school related Myaamiaataweenki.