*** Note: To ask a question, raise your inflection at the end of the sentence as you would in English. ***
Sö:h (soh) Who?
Dë'ëh (deh-eh) What?
Ga:weh (gah-wey) Where?
Wë:döh (weh-doh) When?
Do:h (doh) How much / How many?
Dë’ëh go:wa:h (dey-ey goh-wah) Why?
Dë’ëh ni:s šya:soh? (deh’eh nees shah-soh) What are you called?
Answered with: __(Name)_ gya:söh (________ gyah-soh)
ša:söh (shah-soh) you are called.
haya:söh (hah-yah-soh) he is called
yeya:söh (yay-yah-soh) she is called
gaya:söh (gah-yah-soh) it is called
hadiyasöh (ha-dee-yah-soh) they are called
Ga:weh ni:s’ah? (gah-wey nees’ah) Where are you?
Gëhsë’ (geh-seh) I’m at home
Agío’de’ (ah-gee-oh’dey) I’m working
Ögi:da’ (oh-gee-dah) I went to asleep
*** Note: The “de’” prefix negates the sentiment, i.e. means ‘not’ ***
For example, De'gëhsë (dey-geh-seh): I'm not at home.
Another example, perhaps a relevant response if you are lost is, "Di-gwah, da'agënöhdö' (dee-gwah dah-ah-geh-no-doh), meaning "I really do not know."
Ga:weh snöge'? (gah-weh snoh-gay) Where do you live?
Dë′ëh niwënitsi:yo′dëh? (“dey-ey nee-weh-nee-tsee-yoh’deh”) What’s the weather like?
Oto:we’ (“oh-toh-way”) It’s cold
One:nö′ (“oh-nay-noh”) It’s hot