Wiyot signs

Below are Wiyot words and phrases that have been displayed on lighted signs in the Soulatluk (language) and Tsek Houdaqh (youth program) offices, along with playable audio. 

Except where otherwise noted, the person speaking is Della Prince; also except where noted, all audio is excerpted from Wiyot language recordings archived at UC Berkeley's California Language Archive:

2020~No audio (yet)~
Based on Reichard's & Teeter's explanations of counting in Wiyot, this is one way to say '2020', meaning literally 'twenty hundreds [2000], twenty again'.
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~No audio (yet)~
We could not find a Wiyot word for Christmas, so Ted & Lynnika made this one up based on the Wiyot verb -lhug- 'to give a gift'
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qalu_wulou_there_is_noneThis phrase literally means 'nothing is seen'. It is NOT the name for Humboldt Bay, although some old texts claim that it is.

wayits_dog_sign***Spoken by Tsek Houdaqh participants:***