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CHOCTAW

Spoken by 9,300 people in southeastern Oklahoma, east central Mississippi and Louisiana, USA.
Linguistic Lineage for Choctaw
U.S.A.

Piki vba ish binili ma.
Chi hohchifo hvt holitopahke.
Ish apehlichika yvt vlashke.
Nana ish ai ahni ka yakni pakna ya a yohmi kvt,
vba yakni a yohmi mak o chiyuhmashke.
Himak nitak ilhpak pim ai vlhpesa kako ish pi ipetashke.
Mikmvt nana il aheka puta ish pi kashofi kvt,
pishno vt nana pim aheka puta il i kashofi chatuk a ish chiyuhmichashke.
Mikmvt anukpvlika yoka ik ia chik pim aiahno hosh,
amba nan-okpulo a ish pi a hlakofihinchashke.
Apehlichika, mikmvt nan-isht-aiahli,
micha isht aholitopa aiena kvt chimmi a bilia yoke.
Amen.

Contributed by John C. Sacoolidge - E-mail john.sacoolidge@verizon.net

Another version

Lord's Prayer

Source: "The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, translated into the Choctaw language"
American Bible Society, New York
Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl - E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

Hail Mary!

Nan-isht-i-kana isht alotowa, Meli ma!
Chitokaka yvt chibai achvfvshke.
Ohoyo ai asha ka moma imaiya hosh na chi yukpvshke
Mihma Chisvs, chim ushvtto atobvt-vtta yvt, holitopvshke.
Chihowa Ishki, Meli Holitopa ma!
Himonasi, micha pilla chi hvshi-kanvlli aiena ka,
anumpa-ilbvsha isht ish pi anumpohonlashke.
Amen.

Contributed by John C. Sacoolidge - E-mail john.sacoolidge@verizon.net

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