Atishkauikana

Vocabulary courtesy of l’institut culturel et éducatif montagnais, 2006.

To listen to the audio files, click on the play arrow beneath the word or phrase you would like to hear. Most words are available in both Labrador dialects: Sheshtashiu-aimun and Mushuau-aimun (Natuashish dialect). Dialects of Innu-aimun spoken in Quebec will be available at a later date.

atishkauikana : Colours

Mushuau-aimun

kashipekut : green

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kaishkuteushit : orange

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

katshishtemauaput : brown

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kaiapitshiminet : purple

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kamitshinanusht : pink

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kauapinuat : grey

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kamikuat : red

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kaututishimikuat : wine red

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kauapishipekut : light green

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kakashteuat : black

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kakashteu-uasheshkunat : navy blue

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kauasheshkunat : sky blue

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kauapat : white

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

kauishauat : yellow

Sheshatshiu-aimun
Mushuau-aimun

Last Updated: October 11, 2013

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