Family

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.

EE P’AW GAW. Baby.

KHAW. Mom.

KHAW KHAW. Mother.

KHAW KHOIYE. Kiowa mother.

KXAI HEHN. Man.

KXAPP TAW. Old man.

MAHTAUN. Girl.

MAHYEHN. Woman.

NAW TDAPE KHOTE. My relatives.

P’AH BE. Brother.

P’EE. Sister (about sister).

TAHLEE. Boy.

TDOE GOULE. Young man.

TSAW. Refer to Mother.

TSAW DAY. Reference to Mother.

TSIE. Paternal Aunt.

TSIE YEE. Reference to Paternal Aunt.

TSIE YOUIE. Speaking to Paternal Aunt.

TSOWN HEHN. Old woman.

YAW KHOYE. Young girl.