The Lord’s Prayer in Wyandotte (John Steckley, 2018)
skwaˀistę yarǫnyaˀye ihstareh
[skwah-ah-ee-sten] [yah-ron-yah-ah-yeh] [eeh-stah-reh]
you are father to us in the sky you live, dwell
Our father, in the sky you dwell.
utuyehti de šehšędaˀ
[oo-too-yeh-tee] [deh] [sheh-shen-dah-ah]
it is straight, sacred the your name
uramęh ti šehšęduˀtęh
[oo-rah-menh] [tee] [sheh-shen-doo-oo-tenh]
it is in a good state. as your name is such
Your name is sacred, and in a good state.
make it come down to us your matter, affair, law, custom
Make your matter come down to us.
ǫmętsaˀye tižuhtih tekyutęh
[on-men-tsah-ah-yeh] [tee-zhooh-teeh] [teh-kyoo-tenh]
on earth it is like it is such there
in the sky
On earth it is like it is in the sky.
tawanǫt nǫwaˀ kętateh
[tah-wah-nont] [non-wah-ah] [ken-tah-the]
give to us now when it is day
amętayeh kyatanditakwih awaerǫˀyeh
[amen-tah-yeh] [kyan-tan-dee-tah-kweeh] [ah-wah-eh-ron-on-yeh]
each/every day it makes the body firm, strong at our body, bodies
Give us this day, every day what makes our body strong.
nęh sasaˀndiyǫhęk sarižahkǫdih
[nenh] [sah-sah-an-dee-yon-henk] [sah-ree-zhah-kon-deeh]
now forget it your matter is broken many times
tižuhtih n ehędeh tsǫmaˀndiyǫhęhs
[tee-zhooh-teeh] [eh-hen-deh] [tson-mah-an-dee-yon-henhs]
it is like when they (m) will go we will forget
Now forget that your matter is broken many times; it is like when we will forget when they go.
nęh wastaˀtuh t ǫmah eskwanyǫdeh
[nenh] [wah-stah-ah-tooh] [ton-mah] [eh-skwan-yon-deh]
now must not as now you will lead us
one is going to be seized draw us away, withdraw us
it is bad
Now you must not lead to us to being seized. Draw us away from that which is bad.
sa samęh yarǫnyaˀye nęh de
[sah] [sah-menh] [yah-ron-yah-ah-yeh] [nenh] [deh]
you it is yours in the sky now the
yawihšraˀ nęh d uramęh
[yah-weeh-shrah-ah] [nenh] [doo-rah-menh]
power, force now the it is a good state
it will continue to be
Now it is yours in the sky; the force and the good state will continue to be.