Gitxsan is a Tsimshianic language spoken along the Skeena River in northwestern British Columbia in Canada. In 2014 there were 350 speakers. The name Gitxsan is used for the language and the people who speak it, and it means the "People of the Skeena River" in Gitxsan. The Skeena is 'Ksan in Gitxsan.
Gitxsan is also known as Gitksan, Giatikshan, Gityskyan or Giklsan, and is closely related to Nisga'a.
Information about the Gitxsan alphabet provided by Wolfram Siegel
dim yeek’d’m skusiit dapun ‘tayu’n
ganhl ‘kuba maa’ihl doxut go’os sust
helt maa’i ‘tahl’m gii sint
suii ginam’ii hla gatsuut da’whl
amhl ga’bihl menit dim yeekt’m ‘tayu’n
Information about Gitxsan
Gitxsan - website of the Gitxsan people
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