Listening Exercises - Syllabics

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This version uses the Déné Syllabics writing system.


  1. ᗫᐪ  [char]
  2. ᑐᗴᐣ  [her own arm]
  3. ᐁᗷᐉ  [her husband]
  4. ᘍᐉ  [berries]
  5. ᐳᐪᘇᐉ  [they are drinking]
  6. ᐣᑔᐣᑕ ᐉᑋ? [are you sick?]
  7. ᘇᗙᘆᗺᐪ [they fell]
  8. ᑕᘆᐣᘓ  [she entered]
  9. ᗡᗭ  [shore]
  10. ᗭᘄᐟ  [bannock]


  1. ᐯᐣᘦᙆ  [skunk] is big
  2. ᑕᐪᙓᐣ  [crow]
  3. ᙐᔆᙜ  [big black bear]
  4. ᐱᑋ  [while]
  5. ᘐᔆᙜ  [large wolf]
  6. ᔆᒄᐅᐣᘧᐉ  [five]
  7. ᙈᐪ  [coat]
  8. ᘐᔆ  [wolf]
  9. ᙟᒡ  [young man]
  10. ᐪᙓᗭᐉ  [dolly varden]


  1. ᗘᙌᑋ  [caribou]
  2. ᘰᒡ  [with each other]
  3. ᗫᔆᗽᐉ  [sea gull]
  4. ᐧᐅᑓ ᙛ  [first]
  5. ᑐᗧᐉ  [duck]
  6. ᐁᗥᗸ  [her friend]
  7. ᐧᐅᗼᑋ  [tracks]
  8. ᘄᗟᑋᗸᒡ  [you (2+) will go around by boat]
  9. ᙦ  [beaver]
  10. ᒡᗡᗶᑋ  [Fraser River]