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An K'ijchik The Seasons Les saisons

Written by Caylie Gnyra

Illustrated by Caylie Gnyra

Translated by Alejandra Santiago Bautista

Language Tének / Huastec

Level Level 2

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Pel in k'ij an wits ani an ts'itsin.

It is spring.

C'est le printemps.


In ulal u mim abal mapul ani ulel i ab eleb.

My mom says it is cloudy and raining outside.

Ma mère dit qu'il fait nuageux et qu'il pleut dehors.


U punuwal u koton axi yab in jilal kin atsey ani u pajab axi yab in jilal ka otsits an ja'.

I put on my raincoat and my rubber boots.

Je mets mon imperméable et mes bottes de caoutchouc.


¡Wana ubat' eleb!

Let’s play outside!

Allons jouer dehors!


Pel in k'ij an kubel k'ak'al.

It is summer.

C'est l'été.


In ulal u mim abal k'adhpidh michal ani k'wajat an k'ak'al eleb.

My mom says it is hot and sunny outside.

Ma mère dit qu'il fait chaud et beau dehors.


U punuwal u pat'eb abal kin achin ani u warach.

I put on my bathing suit and my sandals.

Je mets mon maillot et mes sandales.


¡Wana ubat' eleb!

Let’s play outside!

Allons jouer dehors!


Pel in k'ij an ijkanal xeklek.

It is fall.

C'est l'automne.


In ulal u mim abal michal ani juchnal an ik' eleb.

My mom says it is warm and windy outside.

Ma mère dit qu'il fait chaud et qu'il vente dehors.


U punuwal u koton axi k'ak' ani u pajab.

I put on my sweater and my shoes.

Je mets mon chandail de laine et mes souliers.


¡Wana ubat' eleb!

Let’s play outside!

Allons jouer dehors!


Pel in k'ij an tsamay.

It is winter.

C'est l'hiver.


In ulal u mim abal tsamay ani ulel an dhak ab eleb.

My mom says it is cold and snowing outside.

Ma mère dit qu'il fait froid et qu'il neige dehors.


U punuwal u kints'ol

I put on my underwear

Je mets mes bobettes


ani u kints'ol axi nakat

and my longjohns

Et mes combines


ani u pat'eb

and my pants

Et mes pantalons


ani u koton

and my shirt

Et mon chandail


ani an k'ak' malixtal u akan

and my socks

Et mes bas


ani u k'ochol k'ak' koton

and my winter jacket

Et mon manteau d'hiver


ani u pajab abal an tsamay

and my winter boots

Et mes bottes d'hiver


ani in malixtal u ok'

and my toque

Et ma tuque


ani in malixtal u nuk'

and my scarf

Et mon foulard


ani in malixtal u k'ubak.

and my mittens.

Et mes mitaines.


¡Wana ubat' eleb!

Let’s play outside!

Allons jouer dehors!


Written by: Caylie Gnyra
Illustrated by: Caylie Gnyra
Translated by: Alejandra Santiago Bautista
Language: Tének / Huastec
Level 2
Source: Seasons Kitten from Little Cree Books
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