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Mesquakie

Mesquakie is a native language used by the Sac & Fox Nation in the US.


1) Ta ni cla wi ne lo ya ni?
    [literally "Where am I going to sleep?" as there is no native word for room]

2) Ta ni cla wi a ne wi ya ki?
    [literally "Where do I swim?" as there is no native word for beach]

3) Ta ni cla wa sko ta ya lo a ta wa ya gi?
    [literally "Where do I go to buy whiskey?" as there is no native word for bar]

4) Ka ta kanatawi ti sa ya!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Omniglot

Alternate names for Mesquakie include Sac & Fox and Sauk-Fox


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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