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Week 1 · Beginners Class

The Delaware Nation Language, Cultural & Historical Department is pleased to share the following word/phrase samples from our beginners class:

More sound files are coming! Enjoy!

Week 1

Koolamalsi? - Are you well?

Nii eelongoomahtiit. - My relatives.

Kwiinga-neewulohmwa. - I'm glad to see you everyone.

Nii Ndushiinzi... - My name is...

Noonjiiyayii naahii. - I am from downstream/Delaware Nation.

Nii ha lunaapeexkwe. - I am a Lenape woman.

Nii Ndulaapeewi. - I am Lenape.

Takwax dulongoomeew - Turtle Clan

Puleew dulongoomeew - Turkey Clan

Wiixcheew dulongoomeew - Wolf Clan

Maxkw dulongoomeew - Bear Clan

SAMPLE INTRODUCTION:
Spoken by Language Instructor Velma Noah · Delaware Nation Language, Cultural & Historical Department

My Relatives — My name is Velma
I am a Lenape woman — I am from downstream — I am Turkey Clan

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