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  • Approximately 60 minutes of audio
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Lakota demonstrative pronouns : this

Demonstrative pronouns are used with nouns to make them more specific. The English demonstrative pronoun 'this' is '' in Lakota.


lé wičíŋčala
this girl
lé tȟaspáŋ
this apple
lé wówapi
this book
lé wičáša
this man
lé tuwá
this person
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About Lakota

About Lakota

The name for the language in Lakota is Lakȟótiyapi. Lakota is considered by many to be a very pleasant language to listen to. The 'Listen and Learn' MP3 audio course is a fast way to learn Lakota.

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Basic words and phrases in Lakota

Learn to get by in Lakota with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Lakota phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Haŋhépi wašté
Good night
Aŋpetu wašté
Good afternoon
Híŋháŋni wašté
Good morning
Htayétu wašté
Good evening
Basic words and phrases in Lakota
Aŋpetu wašté!
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PDF Workbook in Lakota

PDF Workbook in Lakota

More than 20 pages of exercises in English and Lakota to help you learn essential words and phrases in the language. We suggest printing out the Lakota exercise book and working through the exercises with a pen or pencil. This well proven learning method is a refreshing choice in this digital age. This learn Lakota workbook includes 1000's of words and phrases in Lakota.

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You can learn Lakota in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Lakota in a short time and our nine-step Lakota learning guide will show you how. You'll learn Lakota greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Lakota.

Lakota learning guide : Step 6

In the previous steps, we taught you thípi, thípi and thípi kiŋ (house, a house, the house). You also learned thípi and thípi kiŋ (houses, the houses). In this step, we discuss Lakota demonstrative pronouns so you can form phrases such as lé thípi and ká thípi (this house, that house). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Lakota and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol. Or you can move ahead to step 7, by clicking the Next Step button (Lakota adjectives).

Speak! Lakota

Speak! Lakota

Learn Lakota now. You'll begin with simple Lakota phrases and day to day vocabulary and advance at your own pace... seeing, listening and responding in Lakota. Fun to use and also fun to learn! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a comprehensive Lakota language course for Windows. If you have a Windows laptop, this will be an excellent way for you to learn Lakota.

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