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Lenape Talking Dictionary

By English WORD or PHRASE

By Lenape WORD or PHRASE

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English:skunk hides; skunk skins

Sample Sentences

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English:I am seated on twelve skunk hides.
Lenape:Tèlën òk nisha shkakwxèsa ntapahpi.


The saying above about sitting on twelve skunk skins is to be said before you tell a wintertime story in the summer. If you do not say this it is said all kinds of insects will come after you.