Yaqui is a native language used by the Yaqui / Yoeme tribe in the Mexican state of Sonora and the US state of Arizona.
Note that Yaqui vowels are pronounced the same as Spanish vowels.
1) Translator's note: "We do not have a phrase for 'Where is my room?' as when our language was being developed thousands of years ago, most indigenous people did not have dwellings that had rooms. It was usually a one room shelter. So we do not have a word for 'Room'."
2) Hausa taawa uu vawe mayoa?
3) Haksa katek uu sene'eka?
Translator's note: "We do not have a word for 'Bar', but sene'eka is a creek where the water runs, so we use 'Sene'eka' to indicate a place where the water is available."
4) katte net tahtahte
Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue
Alternate names for Yaqui include
Yoem Noki and Yoeme
|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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