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Native Greetings of Washington

Here are some native greetings in the tribal languages of Washington:

Chinook Jargon: Klahowya! (pronounced "klah-how-yah")
Coeur D'Alene: Qhest! (pronounced "khest")
Colville/Okanagan: Way! (pronounced "why")
Klallam: Ey' skwachi! (pronounced "eye skwah-chee")
Nez Perce: Hóó! (pronounced "hoh")
Quileute: Hac'h chi'i! (pronounced "hotch chee-ee")
Quinault: Oonugwito! (pronounced "oo-nug-wee-toe")
Salish (Spokane and Kalispel): 'A! (pronounced "ah")
Salish (Puget Sound): 'I sya'ya'! (pronounced "eh syah-yah")
Umatilla: Niix pačway! (pronounced "neekh potch-why")
Walla Walla: Ši'ix pacway! (pronounced "shee-eekh pots-why")
Yakama: Áay! (pronounced "eye")

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