QUERES  LANGUAGE
Queres Conversational Phrases for Travelers

Hello, father

Thank You, son

Has your morning gone well?

Yes, and you?

Yes

Did you eat already?

Yes, I ate

Where shall I sit?

Sit down there.

What are you doing?

I'm reading.

I'm writing.

I'm taking it easy.

Is it nice outside?

It's nice outside

Is it windy?

It is windy.

Is it cloudy?

It is cloudy.

Kaw'eet'aat'a naha'aya

When are we going to Albuquerque?

We're going ( there ) on Friday.

So, ...

Does your head hurt?

Yes, my head hurts.

Why? (What's wrong?)

That's enough.

Here (take this)

Okay

Well?

It's good.

Where do you live?

I live in Zuni.

Guw'aadzi, n'aishdiya

Dawaa'e, s'a-ma'akə

Gai dawaa tyədiyaasrka?

Haa'a, drutyumə?

Haa'a

Miisru trupe?

Haa'a, supe.

Haadi shdyə nəguya-si?

Ai shdyə ch'uguya.

Dzii k'ui kədyeekuya?

Sium'eegume ts'idyaadrani.

Sudyaat'ita.

Suuw'anat'ita.

An'ee da hau chaatya?

An'ee dza hau chaatya.

Dyəna?

Gəna.

Dinats'i?

Dzinats'i.

It snowed the day before yesterday.

Hama nədye'eku-sruusa Arawageeki?

Nədye'eku-sruusa Yeenisidze.

Sruw'e, ...

Ch'awaasa sranasrka?

Haa'a, k'awaasa senasrka.

Dzeeguma?

Heem'e

Duu ai

Hin'a

Kumə?

Dawaa dza.

Haadi kədrau'u?

Səəni'itsi sau'u.

 

Note - a double vowel = long vowel

 

 

An apostrophe indicates a sound stop,
like "uh-oh"

 

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Two Vowels  = Long Vowel ~ ~ ~ Webpage by "El Varengo Loco de El Morro"", for educational purposes only..

 

For a Large Vocabulary & Grammar of KERESAN,
see pp. 53-190 of the Smithsonian printable PDF download link right below


The Language of Santa Ana Pueblo, by Irvine Davis - PDF
SMITHSONIAN BULLETIN 191, ANTHROPOLOGICAL PAPERS, No. 69

( note about PDF text ( also Miller's grammar ) - the retroflexes - - - ç - are transcribed nowadays as sr, tr, tr )

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KERESAN LANGUAGE VOCABULARY / DICTIONARY Link

ZUNI LANGUAGE CONVERSATIONAL PHRASES Link

ZUNI LANGUAGE VOCABULARY / DICTIONARY Link

DINÉ LANGUAGE CONVERSATIONAL PHRASES Link

EL MORRO QUADRILINGUAL VOCABULARY Link

 

dyaana kawaayu

 

A Sincere "Thank You"
to those Brave Souls who have defended
our Freedom of Speech

 

 

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