TENAS WAWA--The Chinook Jargon Voice Talk Box

Count and Number
kwannun = number, count (noun)
mamook kwannun = to count (verb)

Nah, iktah maika wayhut pe house kwannun?
  ?, what you street and house number? (address)
Nah, kunsih hiyu maika mamook kwannun?
?, how many you count?
Naika kowkwutl mamook kwannun kimta tahtlum!
I unable count after ten!
Nah, kunsih kahloke maika nanitch?
?, how many swans you see?

(Copyright © 1991 by Duane Pasco)

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