Gwich’in Language

Let’s learn Gwich’in: Wildlife Alphabet

Arctic Fox – ch’ich’yāa Bear – shoh Caribou – vadzaih Ducks – dats’an Eagle – ch’izhìn Fish – tuk Grouse – daih Hawk – chinìitrān Inconnu – tuk Dagāii Jackfish – altin King Salmon – tuk choo Loon – ts’atvit Moose – dinjik sNipe – duh Otter – trūh Porcupine – ts’it sQuirrel – dlak …

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Let’s learn Gwich’in: Dagoo Gwich’in Ginjik

Jesus Christ shat’in iindhan—Jesus loves me. Nichih gwanat’in—looking forward Nohjuu Ts’an—looking back Ohtsii Kwaa—Don’t waste. Ch’iitsii gwadal—hardware Taih kak zheh gwichoo—mansion on the hill Diiti’ Drin—Father’s Day Diihanh Drin—Mother’s Day Nagaadadal—patrol Aadrii K’anahtil—electrical Nijin gwitr’it t’agwaa’in—office Van Tat Gwich’in Teechik—Rat Indian Creek K’eech’igilik—dance caller K’oonitail Ch’adzaa—Hankerchief Dance Nihk’iidoo—eight couples Varandii—brandy Tr’igwaanduu vich’ilik—devil’s dream Geh Ch’adzaa—Rabbit …

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