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CHINOOK WAWA ( Chinook Jargon, Chinook Pidgin, Tshinul Wawa )

A trade language that was used along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, USA. It is nearly extinct, with about 100 speakers.
Linguistic Lineage for Chinook
U.S.A. - Canada

Nesika Papa klaxta mitlite kopa Sahalee,
kloshe kopa nesika tumtum mika nem.
Nesika hiyu tikeh chahco mika illahee;
Mamook mika kloshe tumtum
kopa okoke illahee kahkwa kopa Shalee.
Potlatch konaway nesika mesahchee,
kahkwa nesika mamook kopa klaska
spose mamook mesahchee kopa nesika.
Wake lolo nesika kopa peshak pee marsh
siah kopa nesika knoway mesahchee.
Kloshe kahkwa.

Contributed by Jeffrey L. Dyer - E-mail jdyer@lincolnberean.org

Hail Mary!

Klahawiyam Mali,
maika pati kopa lagrace,
Sahalé-Tayé kanamokst maika,
maika ilep tlous kopa kanawé kloutchémin,
ilep tlous maika tanas Jesu.

O tlous Mali,
iaka mania kopa Sahalé-Tayé,
mamouk stiwilh kopa Sahalé-Tayé pous nsaika,
massachi télikom, alta pi alke pous nsaika chako memelous.
Tlous pous kakwa.

Contributed by David G. Landsnes, MD - E-mail dgwlmd@superlink.net

Hail Mary!

Hail Mary

Source: "AVE MARIA in 404 lingue"
Ordine Equestro del San Sepolcro di Gerusalemme, Milano (1931).
Contributed by David G. Landsnes, MD - E-mail dgwlmd@superlink.net

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