Yabjiyen – Hurry!

Yabjiyék – Hurry!  ( to more than one person )

Kew zhyan! – Go fast!

Kew zhyak! – Go there fast! (plural)

Kew byan! – Come fast!  (implies here)

Kew byak! – Come fast! (plural)

Author: neaseno

I was born on Powers Bluff in Wood County, Wisconsin, into a traditional community of Neshnabek. I was raised speaking only native languages, and learned to speak English upon entering school at the age of 6. As of this writing, I am one of 5 remaining Heritage Fluent Speakers of Potawatomi.

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