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Sugt'stun Word of the Week - May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018
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Illipai  -  Her Bread

Illipai Emaa Nataliam tagua asirlartut.

Translation:
Emaa Natalie's bread is very good.

 

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018
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Piayaraillkegllaraa  -  It's easy for her.

Piayaraillkegllaraa Katiam qilaguaneq cukinek.

Translation:
It's easy for Kathy to knit socks.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - April 30, 2018

Apr 30, 2018
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Wamya-turtut - They're going to play.

Igwill-ranka illamen wamya-turtut.

Translation:
My kids are going outside to play.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - April 16, 2018

Apr 16, 2018

Cakaiq  -  Riddle

Cakiarlartukut cakaq Kenayut yaqllipet.

Translation:
We do riddles like our Athabaskan neighbors

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - April 9, 2018

Apr 9, 2018
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Qayat Pelistanat - Dock for boats

Allrak, camiinugaq, Nanwalek piincequq qayat pelistanatnek.

Translation: 
Maybe someday Nanwalek will get a boat dock.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - April 2, 2018

Apr 2, 2018
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Quiuyryat  -  Northern Lights

Suget pilaumalrit kawiiyaqaata quiryat kumait, anguyakcagcequt.

People used to say that when the northern lights are red, there will be a big war.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - March 26, 2018

Mar 26, 2018
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Kapkaanaq  -  To trap

Suk ikuuciimalraa qaterqamek quirrimek kapkaanamini.

Translation:
A man found a white groundhog in his trap.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - March 19, 2018

Mar 19, 2018
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Teggllim Cirunii  -  Moose Antler 

Nitankaa teggllim cirunii kallagqiluteng uuqggwiini.

Translation:
I hear moose antlers shaking in the alders.

I can hear the moose antlers shaking in the alders.                                                                        

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - March 5, 2018

Mar 8, 2018
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Kaltuggaq  -  Potato

Qupilngaat piturait uksumen llillepet, enam aciani.

The mice are eating the potatoes stored for winter under the house.

Sugt'stun Word of the Week - February 26, 2018

Feb 28, 2018
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Kenerkiiruu piliitaq  -  feed the fire

Piliitaq qamegkuan'llkiu, kenerkiirkiaggu.

Translation: Don't let the stove go out; keep feeding it wood.

 

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