Choctaw language

 

Halito, Chim Achukma?  - That is Choctaw for "Hello, how are you?"

 

 

If you think you might be interested in learning to speak Choctaw, be sure to check out the online classes they have available.  There are two links below that will help you discover more information about it.

 

 http://www.choctawnation.com/
http://www.choctawnation.com/programs/Language/online_language_class.htm

In the meantime, I have discovered some common words on the Choctaw site so you can see if you would like to pursue it further.

 Common Phrases

Common Phrases

Choctaw

English

Halito

Hello

Chim achukma?

Are you well?

A, chishnato?

Yes, and you?

A, vm achukmah akinlih.

Yes, I am well too.

Chi hohchifo nanta?

What is your name?

Sa hohchifo ut ...

My name is ...

 

 

Achukma hoke

It is good, (or) I am fine

Yokoke

Thank You

Ant chukoa

Come in

Kucha

Go out!

Minti

Come Here!

Binili (Bininili)

Sit Down

Hikia

Stand up

Sa yoshoba

I am lost

Ak akostinincho

I don't understand</TD< tr>

Akostininchi li

I understand

Salaha hosh anumpoli

Please speak slowly

Miha moma

Please say again

Chahta iskitini anumpuli li

I speak a little Choctaw

A

Yes

Keyu

No

Ohoyo

Woman

Yakoke,                                                                                                       (Thank you)

 

 

 

 

             

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