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Secwepemctsin Words and Phrases

A vital part of the Secwépemc identity is our language. One of the most important lessons we learn in life is to be humble. So much so that when we speak Secwepemctsin, humility is always shown when speaking of one’s self. We value Secwepemctsin as a sacred thing. In such we must also accept that when people learn they are allowed to make mistakes and often do. Accept that in any language people make mistakes in pronunciation.

How to Say Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc


Hello to One Person


Hello to Multiple People (more than one)


Goodbye / See You to One Person


Condolences – Sending You Good Thoughts