Lesson 1 - Vowels
Vowel sounds Ko-yoom-k'a-wi English
a Sounds like the a in father: sa fire
e Sounds like the e in met: e-pe-ni bee
i Sounds like the i in hit: pi-c'ak lizard
o Sounds like the oa in coat: yo flower
u Sounds like the u in June: k'u-mi roundhouse
eh Sounds like the e in places: suh-mi deer
uh Sounds like the u in hut: kuhl-kuh-li pine cone
ey Sounds like the ey in they:

Nie-men
wey-wey-pie-kiin.

I want to
talk to you.
ie Sounds like the ie in pie:

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Introduction

#8 Conversational Questions

#16 Evening Talk
#1 Vowels
#9 Introductory Conversation
#17 Good Morning
#2 What is this?
#10 Eating
#18 Our Head
#3 Long Vowels
#11 More Eating
#19 Our Body
#4 That is . . .
#12 Seeing and Hearing
#20 Weather
#5 Consonants
#13 Coming
#21 Family
#6 Glottal Stops
#14 Going
#22 Brothers and Sisters
#7 Numbers
#15 More Conversation
Credits