Tag Archives: weather

ī – miskwamīwik mīskanaw – The road is icy.

Past my vehicle, the driveway looks very dangerous,  I just have to be careful.

ī – miskwamīwik mīskanaw – The road is icy.

aswīthihta īkā kita sōskopathīyin miskwamīhk – Be careful not to slip on the ice.

 

Source – http://sapir.artsrn.ualberta.ca/itwewina/ 

I slipped on the icy driveway – ī – sōskopathiyān ita kā miskwamīwik mīskanās

I slipped under my vehicle today, hurt my shins, but it’s all good.

ī – sōskopathiyān ita kā miskwamīwik mīskanās – I slipped on the icy driveway (small road/trail)

Source – http://sapir.artsrn.ualberta.ca/itwewina/ 

 

tihkisiw kōna – The snow is melting

I stepped out and took this picture of my backyard.

tihkisiw kōna / kōna  tihkisiw – The snow is melting

ī – namihtāt atim – a dog has left tracks

nōkwan thīkaw – the sand is showing

 

Source – http://sapir.artsrn.ualberta.ca/itwewina/ 

Weather Terms in Woodland Cree (TH)

The following weather terms are in Woodland Cree. The audio clips are much clearer than before.

mispon – it is snowing


You can’t really tell but it is raining in the picture.

kimowan – it is raining


This picture was edited because I have no pictures of when it was hailing.

miskwamiy-pahkisin – it is hailing


kitowak – there is thunder (thunderbirds are calling)


wāsiskotīpatho – lightning storm


kaskawahkamin – it is foggy


Contributed by my cousin, Alice Roberts.

kaskawan – there is fog or mist


thikwaskwan – it is cloudy


wāsīskwan – sky is clear


thōtin – it is windy


tahkāyāw – it is cold


kīsopwīw – it is warm


kisāstīw – it is hot


athwāstin – it is calm


maci-kīsikāw – it is a miserable day



tahkithōwīw – there is wind chill

I took all the pictures shown on this post because I could not find an affordable stock online that I could use. I hope you enjoy this post, it took me a long time to get it done, but here it is.

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