Answers to Syllabification Practice

Directions: Break the following Lakota animal words into syllables.

Example:
   hokȟá (heron) = ho   kȟá

1. uŋčíšičala (crow) = uŋ   čí   ši   ča   la
 
2. maštíŋčala (rabbit/hare) = ma   štíŋ   ča   la
 
3. siŋtíčhapȟe (scorpion) = siŋ   tí   čha   pȟe
 
4. škípipila (chickadee) = škí   pi   pi   la
 
5. wablúška (bug) = wa   blú   ška

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