New Shoshoni Words 

Submitted

by Tribal Elders


benga daan degumahani'iinna
(bakery - a place where we will make cooking happen)


baishen gwase'kwa
(baked - already cooked)


bengahyu'nde daam bingo nuhi'inna
(bingo hall - a place where we play bingo)


deboopeham bengahyu'nde daa ya'akii'nna
(bookstore - a place where we pick up paper, repeatedly)


gaandi'h nadeweengahni
(candy store - candy store)


mu'biiham bengahtennan daan dewee'i'nna
(car dealership - a place where we buy cars)


mu'biihan nannasumuh'aan bengahtennan daan dewee'i'nna
(car parts store - a place where we buy car parts)


oyo'den gahni
(clothing store - clothing house)


tsowoongahni
(craft store - bead house)


bengahtenna daa sandwich deka'inna
(deli - a place where we eat sandwiches)


bengahtenna daa oyo'dennan daa dewee'i'nna
(department store - a place where we buy clothes)


bengahtenna radio-ha daan dewee'i'nna
(electronics store - a place where we buy radios)


bengahtennan table-ha, nannasumuha'an daa dewee'i'nna
(furniture store - a place where we buy tables and other similar things)

 

yuhugahni
(gas station - fat house)

 

nadeweengahni
(grocery store - trade house)


bengahtennan daa hose-ham bengahtennan daan dewee'i'nna
(hardware store - a place where we buy hose)


bengahtennan guchunna oyo'dennan daan dewee'i'nna
(ranch supply store - a place where we buy cow possessions)


bengahtennan daa book dewee'i'nna
(library - a place where we buy books)


bengahtenn aabai'aishen yengadee' oyo'den daan guu'i'nna
(museum - a place where the possessions of our ancestors are buried)

 

bengahten udeen naboo'i'nna
(photography studio - a place where photos are taken)


bengahyu'nde daan deboope yaa'i'nna
(post office - a place where we pick up paper)


bengahyu'nde daan denihanni-gahni
(tribal business office - a house where we have meetings)


bibiaichi'a mu'biiha benga suitenna wene'i'nna
(truck stop - a place where big cars stand)


bengah daan tape-ha daan dewee'i'nna
(video store - a place where we buy tapes)