Animals, Insects, and Plants

Each of the links below displays a basic sound, word, sentence, story or song title in Kiowa and/or English. When you click on a link, a short video of Grandma Dorothy will play. As she speaks, the Kiowa language transcription and the English translation will appear on screen. The words in both languages will be color-coded so viewers can see how the individual words translate by matching the colors.

AUN HAH DAY. Bear (on its feet).

KXAW-NAW-TAUNT. Spider.

SATE PAH HODLE. Bear (fuzzy).

THAWL TAUN. Beans.

TSAH DOE. Prairie dog (little puppy).

TSAHLE-EE. Calf.