| When you say that sungmanitu thought of describing a wolf, we are imagining a figure similar to a coyote, but much larger. * Sung is short for Sunka.
In Navajo, another word for wolf is Maicoh, which means witch. The fear of Navajo wolves is not in the nature of the animal, but rather in its potential for monstrous human behavior. Navajo and Hopi both believe that human witches can use or abuse the wolf’s power to influence other people.
Wakan Tanka. In Lakota spirituality, Wakan Tanka (standard Lakota spelling: Wakȟáŋ Tȟáŋka) is the term for the sacred or divine. This is commonly translated as The Great Spirit.
The word Lakota is šúŋkawakȟáŋ, (in other words apparently horse in Lakota, translation, Dutch Lakota dictionary)What does Mato mean in Lakota?
The word Matoska is Lakota (Sioux) for the polar bear. Mato means bear and Ska is the word for white. Our company is named after one of our dogs, a Pyrenees who looked like a little furry white bear (well, small for a bear, but Matoska weighed over 100 pounds!).
The Cherokee word for bear is yona or yonv. In Navajo there is the Shash (black bear) and Shashtsoh (brown bear).
But none of these Navajo words really mean love. Ayóó actually means a lot or a lot. It refers to the scale. Ánííníshní means respect, or you can say you like it.
Ké mentioned in kélchí is Navajo for shoe (s). (Kélchí refers specifically to moccasins.) The second word ntsaaí (sometimes nitsaaí) is usually a verb meaning (he) is great / great / great.
The Navajo word for dog is łééchąąʼí De łįÂ´įÂ´ʼ (pet) + chąąʼ (dung) + í (nominalizer) literally pet (animal eats ■■■■■).
Shikier. The Navajo word akis means friend, so shí, ní or bí refer to min, din or hans (she). This word is mainly used to describe maternal siblings and cousins, but in all these cases it only applies to people of the same sex.
aponi, aponi] The girl’s name Aponi is pronounced aaPOWNiy †. The origin of Aponi is the language of the Native Americans. The name Aponi means butterfly.
Pronounce the word like Di Nay. The word Dine comes from their language and means people. The Navajo word comes from a Tewapuebloan, the word nava hu, which means space for large cultivated fields.
Sunka (SHOON cow), they called her - Lakota dog.
A more common way to say I love you in Lakota Sioux is tecihila (pronounced taycheeheelah), but it just means I love you. Or if you are feeling more poetic, Cantecikiya (pronounced chawntaycheekeeyah) which means my heart is inspired by you. Iyakiciyuha is not that romantic.
Wolves play a prominent role in the mythology of nearly all Indian tribes. In most native cultures, the wolf is considered a medicine associated with courage, strength, loyalty and success in hunting. The Zuni carved stone wolf fetishes to protect them, giving them both healing and hunting powers.
His name, Steve, has not been translated into Dances with Wolves, but the Indian name Sunkmanitu Tanka Owaci can be translated into Dances with Wolves.
Witkotkoke (pronounced witcoatkohkeh) is the Lakota word used to refer to the fool. Literally it means stupid. In its contractual form, it is spelled witko (pronounced weeKO). In Lakota, when you use an adjective with a noun, the adjective follows the noun.
Pilamaya (pee la ma ya) = Thank you!
The band of Wágluȟe is also known as the band of slackers. The seven bands of Oglala Lakota are Wágluȟe (Moccasins), Ite Sica (Bad Face), Oyukpe (Broken Off), Wazaza (Shred Into Strips), Tapisleca (Split Liver), Payabaya (Shove Aside) and Kiyaksa (Little Wound)) .
WOMANWINYAN (weeyah) Wiċasa and Wiƞyan are often translated as husband and wife without fully explaining the terms. They offer a place of honor. Wiƞyan means that a woman has received a good education, maturity and responsibility.
If you want to know some simple Apache words, ash (rhymes with gosh) in Western Apache means friend and ahéhee (pronounced ahhehheheh) means thank you. You can read an Apache glossary here.
Talking about Lakota in everyday life: basic greetings
Unci (unhchee) and Gaka (gahgah) are Lakota terms for grandmother and grandfather, respectively.