East Cree Vowels — Listening Practice

Here are some examples of how East Cree vowels are pronounced.

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Northern Syllables
ᐋᑯᔮᑭᐦᐄᑭᓐ Click here to hear this word aakuyaakihiikin aa-ku-yaaki-hii-kin
ᐋᐱᑯᔒᔥ Click here to hear this word aapikushiish aa-piku-shiish
ᒋᐦᒋᐐᐅᓈᓂᐤ Click here to hear this word chihchiwiiunaaniu chihchi-wiiu-naa-niu
ᒌᔑᒄ Click here to hear this word chiishikw chii-shikw
ᒌᔥᐴ Click here to hear this word chiishpuu chiish-puu
ᒌᐙᑎᓐ Click here to hear this word chiiwaatin chii-waa-tin
ᒋᓵᐲᓯᒻ Click here to hear this word chisaapiisim chisaa-pii-sim
ᒋᓵᔮᔅᑯᓃᓯᒻ Click here to hear this word chisaayaaskuniisim chisaa-yaas-ku-nii-sim
ᒋᔥᑖᐹᐐᐙᑭᓐ Click here to hear this word chishtaapaawiiwaakin chishtaa-paa-wii-waa-kin
ᐄᔮᐦᑎᒄ Click here to hear this word iiyaahtikw ii-yaah-tikw
ᐄᔮᐦᑎᒀᔥᑦ Click here to hear this word iiyaahtikwaasht ii-yaah-ti-kwaasht
ᑳᓰᓂᑭᓐ Click here to hear this word kaasiinikin kaa-siini-kin
ᑳᐐᐦᒀᓯᑦ Click here to hear this word kaawiihkwaasit kaa-wiih-kwaa-sit
ᒫᒨᐙᑭᐦᐄᑭᓐ Click here to hear this word maamuuwaakihiikin maamuu-waaki-hii-kin
ᒦᐱᑎᓲᑉ Click here to hear this word miipitisuup mii-piti-suup
ᐅᑖᔨᔩ Click here to hear this word utaayiyii u-taayi-yii
Southern Syllables
ᐋᐦᐋᐌᔒᔥ Click here to hear this word aahaaweshiish aa-haa-we-shiish
ᐋᐦᒌᐤᐦ Click here to hear this word aahchiiuh aah-chii-uh
ᐋᐦᑯᓰᐅᑲᒥᒄ Click here to hear this word aahkusiiukamikw aah-ku-siiu-ka-mikw
ᐋᐦᑕᐦᐄ Click here to hear this word aahtahii aahta-hii
ᐋᐱᑯᔒᔥ Click here to hear this word aapikushiish aa-piku-shiish
ᐋᑖᐱᔅᑲᐦᐄᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word aataapiskahiikan aa-taapiska-hii-kan
ᐋᔨᒧᐌᔮᐲ Click here to hear this word aayimuweyaapii aa-yi-muwe-yaa-pii
ᐊᐦᐄᐱᐦᒉᓲ Click here to hear this word ahiipihchesuu a-hii-pih-che-suu
ᐊᑯᐦᐄ Click here to hear this word akuhii a-ku-hii
ᐊᒥᔅᑯᓰᔅ Click here to hear this word amiskusiis amis-ku-siis
ᐊᔅᒌ Click here to hear this word aschii as-chii
ᐊᔓᐦᐄᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word ashuhiikan a-shu-hii-kan
ᐊᑐᐦᐄᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word atuhiikan a-tu-hii-kan

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Northern Syllables
ᒌᔥᐴ Click here to hear this word chiishpuu chiish-puu
ᐃᔮᔫᐦᐊᐤ Click here to hear this word iyaayuuhau i-yaa-yuu-hau
ᑰᒃ Click here to hear this word kuuk kuuk
ᒫᒨᐙᑭᐦᐄᑭᓐ Click here to hear this word maamuuwaakihiikin maamuu-waaki-hii-kin
ᒦᐱᑎᓲᑉ Click here to hear this word miipitisuup mii-piti-suup
ᒨᔅ Click here to hear this word muus muus
ᒨᓱᔮᓂᔅᑎᔅ Click here to hear this word muusuyaanistis muusu-yaanis-tis
ᓅᑎᒦᐙᓯᐤ Click here to hear this word nuutimiiwaasiu nuuti-mii-waa-siu
ᐴᔑ Click here to hear this word puushi puu-shi
ᑆᔥᑑ Click here to hear this word pwaashtuu pwaash-tuu
ᔔᔮᓂᑭᒥᒄ Click here to hear this word shuuyaanikimikw shuu-yaani-ki-mikw
ᓰᐹᒋᐱᔫᑯᐦᑉ Click here to hear this word siipaachipiyuukuhp sii-paa-chi-pi-yuu-kuhp
ᓲᑉ Click here to hear this word suup suup
ᐅᑐᐦᑎᐦᑯᐦᓲᐦ Click here to hear this word utuhtihkuhsuuh u-tuh-tihkuh-suuh
ᔫᔅᑳᔮᐤ Click here to hear this word yuuskaayaau yuus-kaa-yaau
ᔫᑎᓐ Click here to hear this word yuutin yuu-tin
Southern Syllables
ᐋᐦᒋᔅᑰ Click here to hear this word aahchiskuu aah-chiskuu
ᐋᐦᒋᔅᑰᔥ Click here to hear this word aahchiskuush aah-chiskuush
ᐋᐦᑯᓲᑖᐹᓐ Click here to hear this word aahkusuutaapaan aahku-suu-taa-paan
ᐋᐃᐦᑯᓈᒉᓲ Click here to hear this word aaihkunaachesuu aaih-ku-naa-che-suu
ᐋᑰ Click here to hear this word aakuu aa-kuu
ᐋᒨ Click here to hear this word aamuu aa-muu
ᐋᑰᔦᑲᐦᐄᑲᓐᐦ Click here to hear this word aakuuyekahiikanh aa-kuu-yeka-hii-kanh
ᐋᓂᔅᑯᑖᐯᓲ Click here to hear this word aaniskutaapesuu aanis-ku-taa-pe-suu
ᐋᐱᐦᑑᓐ Click here to hear this word aapihtuun aa-pih-tuun
ᐊᒋᒨᔥ Click here to hear this word achimuush a-chi-muush
ᐊᒥᔅᑯᓲ Click here to hear this word amiskusuu amis-ku-suu
ᐊᐴ Click here to hear this word apuu a-puu
ᐊᔥᑑᑎᓐ Click here to hear this word ashtuutin ash-tuu-tin
ᐊᑖᐌᓲ Click here to hear this word ataawesuu a-taa-we-suu
ᐊᔨᒨ Click here to hear this word ayimuu a-yi-muu
ᒋᐦᒋᑭᔫ Click here to hear this word chihchikiyuu chihchi-ki-yuu
ᒋᒨᓂᐸᔫ Click here to hear this word chimuunipayuu chi-muu-ni-pa-yuu

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Northern Syllables
ᐋᐦᑯᓯᐤ Click here to hear this word aahkusiu aahku-siu
ᐋᑯᔮᑭᐦᐄᑭᓐ Click here to hear this word aakuyaakihiikin aa-ku-yaaki-hii-kin
ᐋᒸᔮᐦ Click here to hear this word aamwaayaah aa-mwaa-yaah
ᐋᐱᐦᑐᐎᓐ Click here to hear this word aapihtuwin aa-pih-tuwin
ᐋᐱᑯᔒᔥ Click here to hear this word aapikushiish aa-piku-shiish
ᐋᔥᒄ Click here to hear this word aashkw aashkw
ᐊᒋᔅᑖᓱᓐᐦ Click here to hear this word achistaasunh a-chistaa-sunh
ᐊᒥᔅᒀᐹᐙᐤ Click here to hear this word amiskwaapaawaau amis-kwaa-paa-waau
ᐊᓵᒥᒡ Click here to hear this word asaamich a-saamich
ᒑᑭᑦ Click here to hear this word chaakit chaa-kit
ᒌᐙᑎᓐ Click here to hear this word chiiwaatin chii-waa-tin
ᒋᓵᔮᔅᑯᓂbᐃᓯᒻ Click here to hear this word chisaayaaskunipisim chisaa-yaas-kuni-pi-sim
ᐄᔮᐦᑎᒄ Click here to hear this word iiyaahtikw ii-yaah-tikw
Southern Syllables
ᐋᐦᐋᐌᔒᔥ Click here to hear this word aahaaweshiish aa-haa-we-shiish
ᐋᐦᒋᒄ Click here to hear this word aahchikw aah-chikw
ᐋᓂᔅᑯᒑᐹᓂᒫᐅᒡ Click here to hear this word aaniskuchaapaanimaauch aanis-ku-chaa-paa-ni-maauch
ᐋᐸᐦᐋ Click here to hear this word aapahaa aapa-haa
ᐊᑳᒥᐦᒡ Click here to hear this word akaamihch a-kaa-mihch
ᐊᑯᑖᐤ Click here to hear this word akutaau a-ku-taau
ᐊᔅᐱᔅᑕᒫᐎᓐ Click here to hear this word aspistamaawin as-pis-ta-maa-win
ᒑᐹᓂᔥ Click here to hear this word chaapaanish chaa-paanish
ᒋᐦᒋᐸᐦᑖᐤ Click here to hear this word chihchipahtaau chihchi-pah-taau
ᒌᒫᓐ Click here to hear this word chiimaan chii-maan
ᒌᔑᑳᐅᐲᓯᒻ Click here to hear this word chiishikaaupiisim chii-shi-kaau-pii-sim
ᒌᔥᑳᐃᐙᐤ Click here to hear this word chiishkaaiwaau chiish-kaai-waau
ᒋᑳᐦᐊᒫᐳᓐ Click here to hear this word chikaahamaapun chi-kaaha-maa-pun
ᒋᐸᐦᐋᐦ Click here to hear this word chipahaah chipa-haah
ᒋᔐᐋᓂᔅᑯᑖᐹᓐ Click here to hear this word chisheaaniskutaapaan chisheaanis-ku-taa-paan
ᒋᔐᐅᒋᒫᐦᑳᓐ Click here to hear this word chisheuchimaahkaan chisheu-chi-maah-kaan
ᒋᔐᔮᒄ Click here to hear this word chisheyaakw chishe-yaakw

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Northern Syllables
ᐋᒸᔮᐦ Click here to hear this word aamwaayaah aa-mwaa-yaah
ᐊᒥᔅᒀᔪᐃ Click here to hear this word amiskwaayui amis-kwaa-yui
ᐊᑆᓂᔥ Click here to hear this word apwaanish a-pwaa-nish
ᒌᔖᔥᒀᓂᔥᐦ Click here to hear this word chiishtaashkwaanishh chiish-taash-kwaanishh
ᒋᔣᑖᓐ Click here to hear this word chishwaataan chishwaa-taan
ᐄᔮᐦᑎᒀᔥᑦ Click here to hear this word iiyaahtikwaasht ii-yaah-ti-kwaasht
ᑳᒋᓍᒡ Click here to hear this word kaachinwaach kaa-chin-waach
ᑯᑣᔥᒡ Click here to hear this word kutwaashch ku-twaashch
ᒥᐦᒀᐤ Click here to hear this word mihkwaau mih-kwaau
ᒥᑣᐦᑖᑭᓐ Click here to hear this word mitwaahtaakin mi-twaah-taa-kin
ᒸᒄ Click here to hear this word mwaakw mwaakw
Southern Syllables
ᐋᔑᒸᑯᔥ Click here to hear this word aashimwaakush aa-shi-mwaakush
ᐋᔑᒸᒄ Click here to hear this word aashimwaakw aa-shi-mwaakw
ᐊᑯᐦᕝ ᐁ ᐁᑯᑌᐦᒀᐤᐦ Click here to hear this word akuhph e ekutehkwaauh a-kuhph e e-ku-teh-kwaauh
ᐊᒀᐦᐄᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word akwaahiikan a-kwaa-hii-kan
ᐊᒀᐦᐙᓇᐦᑎᒄ Click here to hear this word akwaahwaanahtikw a-kwaa-hwaanah-tikw
ᐊᒀᐃᐌᐤ Click here to hear this word akwaaiweu a-kwaai-weu
ᐊᒥᔅᑯᓴᑲᑆᓐ Click here to hear this word amiskusakapwaan amis-ku-sa-ka-pwaan
ᐊᒥᔅᒀᔫ Click here to hear this word amiskwaayuu amis-kwaa-yuu
ᐊᔑᒸᑯᐲᓯᒻ Click here to hear this word ashimwaakupiisim a-shi-mwaa-ku-pii-sim
ᒌᔥᒀ Click here to hear this word chiishkwaa chiish-kwaa
ᐁᒥᐦᒀᓐ Click here to hear this word emihkwaan emih-kwaan
ᐃᔥᒀᐦᑌᒻ Click here to hear this word ishkwaahtem ish-kwaah-tem

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Southern Syllables
ᐋᐦᐋᐌᔒᔥ Click here to hear this word aahaaweshiish aa-haa-we-shiish
ᐋᐃᐦᑯᓈᒉᓲ Click here to hear this word aaihkunaachesuu aaih-ku-naa-che-suu
ᐋᑰᔦᑲᐦᐄᑲᓐᐦ Click here to hear this word aakuuyekahiikanh aa-kuu-yeka-hii-kanh
ᐋᒥᒉᑲᓲᓐ Click here to hear this word aamichekasuun aa-mi-cheka-suun
ᐊᑯᓯᒣᓭᐤ Click here to hear this word akusimeseu a-ku-si-me-seu
ᐊᑯᔨᔦᐤ Click here to hear this word akuyiyeu a-kuyi-yeu
ᐊᑖᐌᓲ Click here to hear this word ataawesuu a-taa-we-suu
ᐊᑎᐦᑌᐅᓯᓇᐦᐄᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word atihteusinahiikan a-tih-teu-sina-hii-kan
ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐁᐅᒋᒫᐤ Click here to hear this word ayimiheuchimaau ayimi-heu-chi-maau
ᒉᒋᑯᓀᐤ Click here to hear this word chechikuneu che-chi-ku-neu
ᒉᒋᑯᓐᐦ Click here to hear this word chechikunh che-chi-kunh
ᒌᒉᓕᑰᔥ Click here to hear this word chiichelikuush chii-che-li-kuush
ᒌᐌᑎᓐ Click here to hear this word chiiwetin chii-we-tin
ᒋᒦᐌᐤ Click here to hear this word chimiiweu chi-mii-weu
ᒋᓀᐳᑯᔥ Click here to hear this word chinepukush chi-ne-pukush
ᒋᓄᔐᔥ Click here to hear this word chinushesh chinu-shesh
ᒋᓄᔐᐤ Click here to hear this word chinusheu chinu-sheu
ᒋᐳᐱᑌᐤ Click here to hear this word chipupiteu chi-pu-pi-teu
ᒋᔐᔮᑯᔥ Click here to hear this word chisheyaakush chishe-yaakush
ᒋᔅᑐᒉᓲ Click here to hear this word chistuchesuu chistu-che-suu

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Northern Syllables
ᐋᔮᔨᐦᑎᑳᒡ Click here to hear this word aayaayihtikaach aa-yaayih-ti-kaach
ᐊᔨᒥᐙᑭᓐ Click here to hear this word ayimiwaakin ayimi-waa-kin
ᒋᔅᐱᑳᐤ Click here to hear this word chispikaau chispi-kaau
ᐃᔨᑭᔥᑳᐤ Click here to hear this word iyikishkaau iyikish-kaau
ᑳᓂᐱᑳᒡ Click here to hear this word kaanipikaach kaa-ni-pi-kaach
ᒫᑎᐙᐎᓐᐦ Click here to hear this word maatiwaawinh maa-ti-waa-winh
ᒥᔅᒋᓯᓐ Click here to hear this word mischisin mis-chisin
ᓂᔅᒋᒦᒋᒻ Click here to hear this word nischimiichim nis-chi-mii-chim
Southern Syllables
ᐋᒥᒉᑲᓲᓐ Click here to hear this word aamichekasuun aa-mi-cheka-suun
ᐊᒋᒥᒡ Click here to hear this word achimich a-chi-mich
ᐊᔅᒋᐳᒋᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word aschipuchikan as-chi-pu-chi-kan
ᐊᔅᐱᑰᓐ Click here to hear this word aspikuun as-pi-kuun
ᐊᑎᐦᑌᐅᓯᓇᐦᐄᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word atihteusinahiikan a-tih-teu-sina-hii-kan
ᒋᐦᒋᑭᔫ Click here to hear this word chihchikiyuu chih-chi-ki-yuu
ᒋᐦᒋᐸᐦᑖᐦ Click here to hear this word chihchipahtaah chihchi-pah-taah
ᐁᓯᒥᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word esimikan e-si-mi-kan
ᐃᓂᔅᒋᔑᓐᐦ Click here to hear this word inischishinh inis-chishinh
ᐃᔥᐱᒥᐦᒡ Click here to hear this word ishpimihch ishpi-mihch
ᐃᑐᐦᑎᐦᐁᐤ Click here to hear this word ituhtiheu i-tuhti-heu
ᐃᐙᐳᐌᐤ Click here to hear this word iwaapuweu i-waapu-weu

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Northern Syllables
ᐊᒋᔅᑖᓱᓐᐦ Click here to hear this word achistaasunh a-chistaa-sunh
ᐊᑯᐦᕝ ᐋ ᐊᑯᑖᒡᐦ Click here to hear this word akuhph aa akutaachh a-kuhph aa a-ku-taachh
ᐊᒥᔥᑯᔑᔥ Click here to hear this word amishkushish amish-kushish
ᐊᒋᔅᑖᓱᓐᐦ Click here to hear this word achistaasunh a-chistaa-sunh
ᐊᒥᔅᒀᐹᐙᐤ Click here to hear this word amiskwaapaawaau amis-kwaa-paa-waau
ᐊᓂᒋᒄ Click here to hear this word anichikw ani-chikw
ᐊᑆᓂᔥ Click here to hear this word apwaanish a-pwaa-nish
ᐊᓵᒥᒡ Click here to hear this word asaamich a-saamich
ᐊᔥᑐᔨᐅᑭᒥᒄ Click here to hear this word ashtuyiukimikw ash-tu-yiu-kimikw
ᐊᑎᐦᒄ Click here to hear this word atihkw atihkw
ᐊᑎᒻ Click here to hear this word atim a-tim
ᐊᔨᒥᐙᑭᓐ Click here to hear this word ayimiwaakin a-yimi-waa-kin
ᒨᔥᑲᒦ Click here to hear this word muushkamii muush-ka-mii
Southern Syllables
ᐊᒀᐦᐄᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word akwaahiikan a-kwaa-hii-kan
ᐊᒥᔅᒄ Click here to hear this word amiskw amiskw
ᐊᔅᒌᐅᑲᒥᒄ Click here to hear this word aschiiukamikw as-chiiu-ka-mikw
ᐊᔅᑎᓴᒡ Click here to hear this word astisach asti-sach
ᒋᐸᐦᐊᒻ Click here to hear this word chipaham chipa-ham
ᐁ ᑎᐸᐸᔨᒡ Click here to hear this word e tipapayich e ti-pa-payich
ᐁᓯᒥᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word esimikan e-si-mi-kan
ᑲᐸᑦ Click here to hear this word kapat ka-pat
ᒪᐦᒉᔔ Click here to hear this word mahcheshuu mah-che-shuu
ᒪᐦᐄᐦᑲᓂᔥ Click here to hear this word mahiihkanish ma-hiih-kanish
ᒪᑲᐦᑌᔑᑉ Click here to hear this word makahteship ma-kah-te-ship
ᒪᒣᓅᐦᑕᓐ Click here to hear this word mamenuuhtan ma-me-nuuh-tan
ᒪᓐᐦ Click here to hear this word manh manh

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Northern Syllables
ᐋᐦᑯᓯᐤ Click here to hear this word aahkusiu aahku-siu
ᐋᐱᐦᑐᐎᓐ Click here to hear this word aapihtuwin aa-pih-tuwin
ᐊᒋᔅᑖᓱᓐᐦ Click here to hear this word achistaasunh a-chistaa-sunh
ᐊᒥᔥᑯᔑᔥ Click here to hear this word amishkushish amish-kushish
ᒋᐦᒋᐐᐅᓈᓂᐤ Click here to hear this word chihchiwiiunaaniu chihchi-wiiu-naa-niu
ᒋᒧᐎᓐ Click here to hear this word chimuwin chi-muwin
ᒋᓵᔮᔅᑯᓂᐲᓯᒻ Click here to hear this word chisaayaaskunipiisim chisaa-yaas-kuni-pii-sim
ᑭᔥᑯᐎᓐ Click here to hear this word kishkuwin kishkuwin
ᑯᐃᐦᑯᐦᐋᒑᐤ Click here to hear this word kuihkuhaachaau kuih-kuhaa-chaau
ᒥᐦᑐᑳᓐ Click here to hear this word mihtukaan mih-tu-kaan
Southern Syllables
ᐋᐦᒌᑯᔥ Click here to hear this word aahchiikush aahchii-kush
ᐋᑯᑖᓱᐙᑲᓄᐎᑦ Click here to hear this word aakutaasuwaakanuwit aa-ku-taa-su-waa-ka-nu-wit
ᐊᑯᔨᔦᐤ Click here to hear this word akuyiyeu a-kuyi-yeu
ᐊᔅᒋᐳᒋᑲᓐ Click here to hear this word aschipuchikan as-chi-pu-chi-kan
ᒉᒋᑯᓐ Click here to hear this word chechikun che-chi-kun
ᒉᒋᑯᓀᐤ Click here to hear this word chechikuneu che-chi-ku-neu
ᒋᓀᐳᑯᔥ Click here to hear this word chinepukush chi-ne-pukush
ᒋᐳᐱᑦ Click here to hear this word chipupit chi-pu-pit
ᐃᑐᐦᑖᐦ Click here to hear this word ituhtaah i-tuh-taah
ᒫᑯᓄᐌᓲ Click here to hear this word maakunuwesuu maa-kunu-we-suu
ᐅᒋᒥᐦᑐᐌᐤ Click here to hear this word uchimihtuweu u-chi-mih-tu-weu
ᐅᐦᑯᒥᒫᐤ Click here to hear this word uhkumimaau uh-ku-mi-maau