dic mbosant nanokens!
(Good morning everyone!)
gen waytas ndanniks gi.
(Today is Wednesday.)
The pow-wow is going to some thing! There have already been people here to scope pout a camp site.
Today is going to be in line with a conversation during the pow-wow. Yesterday we had a good conversation starter: dwa nepka?-what’s happening? Let’s do another, fuller conversation starting with : dwa nepka?
A: dwa nepka? What’s happening?
B: Aaaah, ni so-ams gi.
A: datkni i gi? Where are you from?
B: ni yamakni gi. I am from the north.
B: waq i gi? How are you?
A: ni mooo dic gi.
A: dal i yekas-as gi? Are you hear for the Celebration?
ii, ni ksiwlgis gi. Yes, I am a dancer.
A: coy, i ksiwlgas dicewa? So, you like dancing?
B: ii, amka ni nanqa tala ikagawapka! Yes, Maybe I will win some money!
A: coy, ni am dic tingatko! Well, I hope you are lucky!