A collection of useful phrases in Atikamekw, which is a variety of Cree, an Algonquian language, and is spoken in southwestern Quebec in Canada.
|Hello (General greeting)||Kwei
|Hello (on phone)|
|How are you?||Ki miro matisin ia?
Tan e totaman?
Tan e ici matisiin?
|Reply to 'How are you?'||Ni miro matisin|
|Long time no see|
|What's your name?||Tan e icinikasowin?|
|My name is ...||... nit icinikason|
|Where are you from?||Tante wetciin?|
|I'm from ...||... ni otcin|
|Pleased to meet you|
|Cheers! Good Health!
(Toasts used when drinking)
|Have a nice day|
|Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
|Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
|I don't understand|
|I don't know||Nama ni kiskerimaw|
|Please speak more slowly|
|Please say that again||Kiapatc peikwa ite|
|Please write it down|
|Do you speak English?|
|Do you speak Atikamekw?|
|Yes, a little
(reply to 'Do you speak ...?')
|Speak to me in Atikamekw|
|How do you say ... in Atikamekw?|
|How much is this?|
|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||Ki micta sakihitin
|Get well soon|
|Leave me alone!|
|Call the police!|
|New Year greetings|
|One language is never enough|
|My hovercraft is full of eels|
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