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Yalaq bʼar naʼajej

Rikʼin bʼantioxink

Yalaq bʼar naʼajej naq qʼojyin naʼok

Teʼwiqʼlaaq kokʼal ut taaʼuxq tijok.

Bʼantiox teʼxye saʼ tzʼaqal li raatin,

Bʼantiox, bʼantiox, saʼ tzʼaqal li raatin.

“Gracias,” “Mālō,” “We thank thee,” (wi tenk di)

Yalaq bʼar naʼajej naru naqabʼi.

Wankebʼ “Tak”, wan chik “Mercí,”

“Kanxa ximasu”, “Bʼantiox aawe.”

Li qaYuwaʼ narabʼihebʼ

Naxtaw ru li junjunq.

Li qaYuwaʼ naxnaw li ru,

Ut naxra, naxra, naxra li junjunq.

Ebʼ li aatin saʼ jalanil aatinobʼal re xyeebʼal bʼantiox:
Español: gracias
Tongano: malo
Ingles: we thank thee
Danes: tak
Frances: merci
Japones: kanxa ximasu

Raatinul: Peggy Hill Ryskamp, y. 1949. © 1975 IRI

Xyaabʼal: Beth Groberg Stratton, y. 1944. © 1975 IRI

Tzolʼlebʼ ut Sumwank 59:7