NOTE: You will often see two or three different pronunciations of the same word or phrase by different speakers (or even by the same speaker at different times). This is normal, and neither pronunciation is more "correct" than the other! We give both/all pronunciations to show the richness and variety of Soulatluk, and to honor all of the elder speakers who recorded the language.
1. Hi’. [DP-kt, JJ+BJ+EB?-gr]
Hi. [WB+JJ-gr, ??-ak]
(Spoken by Wiyot youth)
2. Giya. [EB+JJ+JS+BJ+WaB-gr, ??-ak]
Giyaw(l). [DP+NR-kt, JS+JJ-gr] (Spoken by Nettie Rossig)
3. Gida. [DP-kt, EB+JJ+BJ-gr]
(Spoken by Della Prince)
4. Shoush. [DP-kt]
Gida’ shoush. [EB+WaB-gr]
I think so.
5. Shoukda’? [EB-gr]
What did you say? / How’s that?
6. Wou! [EB-gr]
Here I am! (in answer to someone calling you)
7. Hiwaya’. [JS-gr]
(Spoken by Marnie Atkins) Waya. [EB-gr]
Yes / Is that so?
8. Hash! [JJ+EB+BJ-gr, DP-kt] (Spoken by Della Prince)
9. Hashgou! [EB+JJ+BJ-gr, DP-kt]
All right! / Come on!
10. Awirr! [EB-gr]
(Spoken by Lynnika Butler - linguist)
Oh dear! / Oh no!
11. Rrawut! [JS-gr]
12. Gilha’.[EB+JJ-gr, DP-kt, ??-ak] (Spoken by Della Prince)