Useful phrases in Arapaho

A collection of useful phrases in Arapaho, an Algonquian language spoken in parts of Wyoming and Oklahoma in the USA

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Key to abbreviations: m = male, f = female, > = said to

Phrase Hinónoʼeitíít (Arapaho)
Welcome Wouukohei (man speaking)
Hello (General greeting) Héébee (>m)
Tous (>f)
Hello (on phone)
How are you? Kooníini'ííni? (How are things?)
Reply to 'How are you?' Nii'ííni (Things are good)
Long time no see
What's your name? Hótousíhi?
My name is ... ... néé’eesíh’inoo
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
Pleased to meet you
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Hii3eti’ nohkuseic
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Good night
(Parting phrases)
Heetce'noohobe3en (I will see you again)
Good luck!
Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
I understand Hee'ínowoo
I don't understand Neihoowóé'in
Yes Hee (m)
Oo (f)
No Hííko
Maybe Nooxeihi’
I don't know Neihoowóé'in
Please speak more slowly
Please say that again Ce'ínihii
Please write it down
Do you speak English?
Do you speak Arapaho?
Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
Speak to me in Arapaho
How do you say ... in Arapaho? Hiitousínihíítoon ...
Excuse me
How much is this?
Please Kookou’unei
Thank you Hohóu
Reply to thank you
Where's the toilet / bathroom?
This gentleman will pay for everything
This lady will pay for everything
Would you like to dance with me?
I miss you
I love you Biixoo3é3en
Get well soon
Go away!
Leave me alone! Ciinihi!
Help! Niiteheibi!
Stop! Too’usee! (walking, driving)
Too’uhcehi! (running)
Too’uh’ohu! (flying)
Call the police!
Christmas greetings
New Year greetings
Easter greetings
Birthday greetings Hoonobee’ hetiisiineb
One language is never enough
My hovercraft is full of eels

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Other collections of phrases in Arapaho

Information about Arapaho | Phrases | Numbers

Phrases in Algonquian languages

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