Audio Files: The Things We Eat

These Tlingit language audio files are used in all the lessons and activities in the Unit “The things we eat.”

Target sentence patterns

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English Tlingit Audio English Tlingit Audio
Strawberry Shákw http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/08-Strawberry-Shákw.mp3 Boiled salmon Xáat útlxi  
Berries Tléikw http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/10-Berries-Tléikhw.mp3 Rice Kóox  
Salmon eggs Kaháakw http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/05-Salmon-eggs-Kaháakw.mp3 Herring eggs Gáax’w http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/13-Herring-eggs-Gáaxw.mp3
Potatoes* K’wánts http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/06-Potatoes-kwánts.mp3 Seal meat Tsaa dleeyí http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/14-Seal-meat-Tsaa-dleeyí.mp3
Seal oil Tsaa eexí http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/07-Seal-oil-Tsaa-eexhí.mp3 Blueberries Kanat’á http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/11-Blue-Berry-kanatá.mp3
Soap berries Xákwl’i http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/08-Soap-berries-Xákwli.mp3 Berry pudding Kaneegwál’ http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/16-Berry-pudding-Kaneegwál.mp3
Dry fish At yoowáa x’éeshi http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/09-Dry-fish-At-yoowáa-xhéeshi.mp3 Crab (Dungeness) S’aaw http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/17-Crab-Dungeness-Saaw.mp3
Pilot bread Gáatl http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/10-Pilot-bread-Gháatl.mp3 Bread Sakwnéin http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/18-Bread-Sakwnéin.mp3
Egg K’wát’ http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/11-Egg-Kwát.mp3 Deer meat Guwakaan dleeyí  
Fry bread Eex kát sakwnéin        

* It is important to note there is variation in pronunciation among speakers. For example, Klukwan speakers say k’wánts, and others say k’únts.

Target sentence patterns

English Tlingit Audio
Eat. Xá http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/23-Eat-Xhá-singular.mp3
You all eat. yixá http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/24-You-all-eat-Yeexhá-plural.mp3
What are you eating? Dáa sá eexá? http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/19-What-are-you-eating-Dáa-sá-eexhá.mp3
I am eating _______. ______ xaxá. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/20-I-am-eating-At-xhaxhá..mp3