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Sliammon English
čeyɩš hand
čɛčɛhaθɛč I thank (honor) you.
čɛləs three
čɛnuxʷšɛ thirty
čɛpθ aunt/uncle
čɛpθtən aunts/uncles
čəχaʔmɛns saplɛn toaster
čičyɛ granny
čičyɛqɛnəm evesdropping
čičyɛʔanəm listening
čɩknɛs chicken
čɩnɛɬ I/me
čɩnɛ naʔatoɬ I did it
čɩnɛ naʔət I did
čkʷi θohoɬ I already went
č̓ɛč̓ɛt̓ən mouse
č̓ɛʔgay traditional wooden spoon
č̓ɛʔno dog
č̓ik̓ saplɛn fry bread
č̓ɩǰik̓ saplɛn fried bread
č̓ɩmamenayɛ fridge
č̓uxʷstomayɛm given to me (for free)
gagasχaθot Making noises or banging things around.
gagawt̓mə rowing
gagayɛɬtən Always asking / curious
gagayθegən Doe
ganaxʷ it is true.
ganaxʷmot the truth
ganaxʷʋθ Honest
gaqagič Dress does not cover back
gaqaθ Husband
gaqawus person who can see into the spirit world
gaqɛtčxʷʔit you open the lid
gaqɛčɩn Something is already open.
gaqɛčtas To take the lid of something.
gaqɛčt̓ᶿəm i will open the lid
gaqgaqɛčtas ta k̓ʷuxʷk̓ʷaxʷa someone is opening the boxes.
gaqgaqɛčtəm Somebody is opening things
gaqnəč Dress does not cover behind
gaqtšɛwəm open the door
gaq goqšɩnəm dragging one's feet.
gaq̓awus person who can see the supernatural
gaq̓awus one that sees into spirit world
gaq̓awusəm Opening the curtains
gaq̓awusəm ga(i) open the curtains (shades)
gaq̓ɛpan the lid is off/something is uncovered.
gasɛχaθot being noisy
gasχaθot make a noise
gat̓əmɛn Stove lid lifter
gat̓ət̓ to pry loose
gat̓ᶿaptən Steering paddle
gat̓ᶿəp steering the canoe/boat in the back
gat̓ᶿəptən steering paddle
gaχɬ to be brave
gaχɬmot Being very brave.
gaχɬčɛn I am brave.
gaʔawt̓ straight oar
gaʔawt̓ To row
gaʔawt̓matᶿəm I will row.
gaʔawt̓maʔoɬ rowed
gaʔawt̓mə to row.
gaʔawt̓məšt We will row.
gajus to copy or mimic
gašɛt to back up
gaǰəqəɬ Rainbow
gašət back up
gaštəm behind something
gač̓ɛqʷɛn Bald
gač̓ɛqʷən Bald
gawq̓awus Open curtains
gawq̓əwus curtains are open
gawsɛχəm lot of noises going on
gawtᶿanəqtən likes to tease
gawtᶿət To tease someone
gawtᶿətasoɬ was teasing
gawtᶿətᶿəm I will tease.
gawχʷawus saggy eyes
gawyit́ᶿəm Shiny or glittery
gawyitᶿəm sparkling
gayaɬtənč I am asking.
gayɛt To ask
gayɛtasoɬ Asked
gayɛtᶿəm I will ask him/her.
gaygaǰus To copy someone's behaviour
gaynuxʷ To become aware.
gəɬ Polished and shiny
gənaxʷmotot That is so true
gənaxʷus Stoic face
gənaxʷčɩn I am telling the truth.
gəq̓t To open something
gəsxɛm making noise.
gət Who is
gəχgəχnomot dreaming
gəχnomot To dream
gəwq̓awus someone has open curtains
gigɛqʷ Drifting
gigiqʷ drifting
giqʷayɩn refers to the mouth of the river, where everything is flowing out.
giq̓ʷ To drift
giq̓ʷayin driftwood piled up
giq̓ʷayin everything flowed to the mouth of the river or at the beach.
gitᶿɛmeqʷən sparkling hair
giwq̓awus windows are open
giwq̓awusč i have my windows open
giwq̓awusčɛp you all have your windows open
giwq̓šɛgɩɬ the doors are open
giyɛws body
goqšɩnəm to drag your feet
goq̓t ga you drag it
guhom A dog's bark
guhom Bark
guq̓t to drag
guq̓təs dragging it
gutᶿakʷupč i am chopping wood.
guχnomotoɬ was dreaming
gu:q̓ʷt dragging
gu:q̓ʷtəm dragging
hagam lukewarm
hagəm To heat up
hagət To warm (ie being told to warm food up)
hagət̓ᶿəm i will heat it up
haguxʷ To heat up (as in food)
hahays to go slow
hahaysoɬ he / she went slowly.
hahaysθotoɬ He / she slowed down.
hahaystᶿəm I will go slow.
hahays mot to go very slowly
hahaysčxʷ You go slow.
hahiys to be going slow.
hakʷayɛtᶿatən clothesline
hakʷayɛtᶿə clothes hanging outside
hakʷɛt hanging up on a clothesline or railing
hamənaɬ A lullaby
hamoʔay Cascara tree
hapət To wish bad luck on another person
hapətəm to wish bad luck on someone
haqɛt breathing
hasəm To sneeze
hashasəm sneezing
haθiyɩm von donop
haxʷɛt To walk fast
haxʷšɩn Walking fast
haʔakʷhuk stuttering
haʔakʷhʊk To stutter
haʔaʔkʷukʷ stuttering
haʔəθ Woman in labour
haʔǰigənəm Conception
ha:nəqʷos wolf eel
hašim body odor
hašimqɛn smelly breath of alcohol
hašimčxʷ you are smelly
hašimčxʷʊm you will smell.
hawɛgənɛt To be silly or stupid
hawəmt̓ᶿəm i will heat it up.
hawhɛgus leaders of the community
hawhɛgus Leaders of the community
hawʔamɛns kʷ saplɛn toaster
hayhay boatbuilder
hayhay builder of canoes
hayhayɬəm flirting
hayhoy To be alone
hayhoy Alone
hayhoymɛtčxʷ do it by yourself
haysqaymɩxʷ Respected person
hayšɩn Ladder
hegayinəm Vehicle / vessel is going in a certain direction.
hegət Throw it in the fire.
hehɛwθot to go first.
heyɛ(ə) right away
hɛga and
hɛgakʷup To put wood in the stove
hɛgakʷup gə You put wood in the stove
hɛgaqɛnəm To fall head first.
hɛgaqɛnəm to fall headfirst
hɛgayin Fall headfirst
hɛgayin To fall head first.
hɛgayɩn To go head first (usually an object ie boat)
hɛgən Strawberry
hɛgus Leader or rich person
hɛhaw ʔi:mot kʷəθ kʷəʔnanəns st́ᶿok̓ʷ You're looking good today
hɛhawšt́ ʔi:aǰusθot We had a good time
hɛhawč ti ʔi:aǰusθot I had a good time
hɛhew It is very
hɛhew ɬəχ It is very bad
hɛhew ɬəχ too bad
hɛhew ʔi It is very good
hɛhewč i am ............
hɛhyom̓ Baby seagull
hɛkʷsčɛnoɬ when (past)
hɛkʷsčɛsəm when ....... (future)
hɛkʷ čɛʔ akʷ nɛs kʷəθ ayɛʔ Where do you live?
hɛkʷ čɛ nɛs where is
hɛkʷ č̓ɛ əθ nɛ p̓ap̓ɛm Where are you working?
hɛlɛθot sliding down a steep hill.
hɛɬot kʷ nəms That is the way it is
hɛqeθot To pull away from the beach (on a boat)
hɛqɛθot To pull away from shore in a boat.
hɛwnačtəm To boil the food (as in soup)
hɛwtəm in front of
hɛwtəm Front
hɛwtəm in front
hɛwtəmšɩn Move forward
hɛwt (ə) got home
hɛw ɬoqʷ Clear night
hɛw ƛ̓ɛ mot very fast
hɛwčɩs To paddle
hɛyɛʔot right away ...
hɛyɛč ʔot right away, i .....
hɛyʔəmoɬšt we made
hɛyʔəmštəm we will make
hɛʔyu they/them
hɛʔyu they/them
həkʷiʔɛqʷ Great Great Grandmother
həkʷt hang up
hənanəm ti:nomot It's too expensive
hənəmč kikiɬkɩɬ i speak softly (low)
hənənəm it is ........... (contextual)
hənƛɛla Cooking pot
həqəm To move.
həʔhasəm is he or she going ..........
həʔmo Pigeon
həʔjɛmɩxʷ builder of house
həjɛmɩxʷ Builder of homes (carpenter)
həǰɛqʷ (t) To steam
həǰɛčxʷ tə ǰɛnxʷ To chase fish into your net
həǰigən Apprehensive or worried
hihaǰɛɬ Flirt
hit To build something
hiyom̓ Seagull
hiʔamoɬ someone made ............
hiʔəm to make something
hiʔəmt̓ᶿəm i am going to make something ie cake, carving, etc
hiʔčɛnsəm i will make .........
hi:ɬos Flirty look or flirty face
hi:nəč Base of any basket
hoga You go (informal)
hoga ɬič̓ɩm Go comb your hair
hoga maʔəmθ Go and get me
hoga p̓ap̓ɛθot Go get dressed up/made up
hoga qəmsaθot kʷəθ ʔaχɛθawtxʷ Clean your room
hoga saχosəm Go shave
hoga tiǰosəm Go wash your face
hoga t́ᶿoχonɛsəm Go brush your teeth
hoga θapɩš Go take a bath
hoga ʔaχeθ Go to bed
hohaǰiθə Not dressed warmly for the cold weather
hohojɛtawɬ Arguing
hohoǰuθot He or she is preparing
hohjigɩsšt we are dressed up
hoǰoθot Get ready
hokʷasəm He/she will go
hometas to go towards
hometəm went towards
hom̓hom̓ Grey grouse
hoqʷanəns the smell of (hair, food etc.)
hoqʷəm To smell
hostaʔəmštəm ʔa kʷʊms nɩgɩn We'll bring lunch
hotegən one's thoughts
hotɛgən thought
hoθaʔəm wanting to go
hoθot said
hoθoʔəmč i want to go
hoθoʔəmšt we want to go ....
hotᶿəm I will go or I am going later
hot̓ᶿəmʔit i am going to go now
hot̓ᶿəm gayɛt i will go and ask
hot̓ᶿəm qamɛn i will go along
hoy To quit
hoymaʔəmɛn Landmark
hoymɛn leftover (food)
hoy ga(i) you stop it
hoyč I quit
hojɛt to prepare it
hojɛtawɬ to argue
hojigas all dressed up
hojigissəmčɛp you all get dressed up
hojigɩsačxʷʊm will you be dressed up
hojiwsəmčxʷ you get dressed up
hojɩta? is it ready
hojoθɛn to finish eating
hojutəs to make ready
hoč i am going
hoǰigən Relieved
hočit ʔaχɛθ I am going to bed
hoǰič I am ready
hoǰɩtəčxʷ Are you ready?
hoǰɩwsəm To get dressed up
hoǰoθot To get ready or prepare
hošt we are going
hoštəm We will go
hoštəm We will go or we are going to go
hoštəm ʔɛmɩš We'll walk there
hošt yɛqɬawum We're going to buy groceries
hošt ʔit We are going now
hoǰusəm To decorate
hoǰuθot gə You get ready
hoǰučxʷ kʷʊθ nɩgɩn You better make a lunch
hočxʷum you will go
hočxʷ qamɛt you go with
hočʔ it I am going now
hoč ƛoʔos tᶿ tan I am gong to pick up my mom
hoč qəqsemoɬ i went to play
hutot no one is here
hʊkt none
hʊkt gət ʔamot no one is home
hʊkt qʷoqʷowaʔənas no ears
ǰenxʷ fish
ǰɛqʷɛt Keeping warm
ǰəqt̓ Sand it / grind it
ǰik̓ʷos painted faces (plural)
ǰɩšɩn leg
ǰɩš ǰɩšɩn feet
ǰuǰuθšɩn planer
ǰukʷamɛn paint
ǰuk̓ʷ Indian Rice
kan corn
ka:pət cut up with scissors
kæmputs Rubber boots
kæmputs boot
kæpo Coat
kæpoʔəm ga / nɛʔɛt ga tatᶿ kæpo Put your coat on
keklɛθ kʷaʔəmnəč Kinky, bent root
keslan Gillnetter
keʔeč deck of cards
kɛlt̓aʔəmɛn hook
kɛpɩnte carpenter
kɛtɛqʷoje little pinky finger
kɛʔəm Crowing
kɛʔtawušɩn Baby toe
kɛʔtɛqoǰɛ Baby finger
kəč deck of cards
kəɛpo coat
kikekšɩn To hop on one foot
kikɛ bug
kikɛmyɩs Midget
kikɛʔ Bug
kikɛʔ insect
kikɛʔəqəɬ Shrimp
kikiɬkiɬ low speaking voice
kiklɛt stripe (s)
kikčɛʔ Carrying pouch or inside pocket
kinoɬaqɛn Crown of head
kɩpayɛ Scissors
kɩpəm Button
kɩpkɩpəm Buttons
kʊnačxʷ ƛəpxʷuxʷ did you break itʔ
kʊpɬanačaqəɬ jellyfish
k'ik'əlɛxʷ Few
k'ik'iltaʔɛm Hooking fish with gaffing tool
k̓apatəs did cut with scissors
k̓ayɩm embarrassed smile
k̓ɛk̓ɛlatšɩn To trip over one's feet or over an object
k̓ɛk̓ɛlətšɩn Tripping
k̓ɛk̓ǰus Scrunched up face
k̓ɛlɛθ curved or not straight
k̓ɛlt̓ To get caught in something.
k̓ɛlt̓ɛt hung up.
k̓ɛlt̓ət to hook something up
k̓ɛlt̓šɩn To trip over something.
k̓ɛlt̓šɩn To trip
k̓ɛlt̓šɩn To trip
k̓ɛlt̓šɩntᶿəm I will trip.
k̓ɛlt̓šɩnčxʷʋm You will trip.
k̓ɛlt̓št ga Trip him / her
k̓ik̓ɛləxʷsəm to take a small amount
k̓ik̓lɛxʷ very little
k̓ik̓lɛxʷsxʷʊt very little
k̓i:k̓ik̓ crow
k̓ɩltat To hang something up.
k̓ɩltayɛqʷ Great great great grandmother/father
k̓ɩmxʷojɛ fist
k̓ɩpɛqoyəm nail cutting
k̓ɩpɛqʷoyəmčxʷ you cut your fingernails
k̓ɩpɛqʷojɛčxʷ you cut someone̓s finger nails
k̓ɩpt̓ačxʷʊm are you going to cut it
k̓ɩpt̓čxʷ you cut
k̓ɩp̓t to cut with scissors
k̓ɩwk̓ɩwnəč Sandpiper
k̓̓̓̓̓ʷɛšɩm to confess
k̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ʷɛšt ga tɛʔɛ. count this (command)
k̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ʷɛštčxʷ tɛʔɛ. you count this
kʷakʷaǰu squirrel
kʷakʷatɛlaq butterfly
kʷakʷatɛxʷ Woodpecker
kʷakʷajetuxʷ Your aches and pains
kʷakʷaǰɛθot Suffering with pain
kʷakʷaǰu Squirrel
kʷakʷawatɛxʷ Woodpecker
kʷakʷmajɛs rosy cheeks
kʷakʷwaχ duck (general name)
kʷakʷyit they are hidden.
kʷakʷyitaw Hidden
kʷakʷyitɛw they are hiding.
kʷaɬt plate
kʷaɬtayɛ Dish shelves
kʷaɬtayu shelf for dishes
kʷameyčɩn Hunchback
kʷanačɩm sit down
kʷanəč Sitting
kʷanəč to sit
kʷanəčɛmawt̓xʷ Living room
kʷanəčɩm Sit down
kʷanχ Large crabapples
kʷaqɛt Already split
kʷaqɛt split or cracked
kʷaqtiš to give a startled cry
kʷaq̓ɛt to be crying
kʷaq̓t to cry out suddenly
kʷaq̓t To holler, scream, or cry
kʷaq̓ttᶿəm will cry out
kʷaqʷaq̓ wood tick
kʷaqʷnɛx Small wild crabapples
kʷaq̓ʷɛmos Headache
kʷaseyčɩn Smoked fish cooked over open fire
kʷašu pig
kʷatkʷatɛm To be sickly
kʷaʔaxʷʊs To break something made of glass/porcelain
kʷaʔawə Neckties or Fish strips
kʷaʔəmɛt (bird) Sitting on a branch.
kʷaʔəmnačs kʷ tᶿačaɬpay spruce root
kʷaʔəmnəč Root
kʷaʔuxʷ To drop
kʷaʔwə Stomach
kʷaʔǰɩmɛn Flashlight
kʷajɩmɛn flashlight
kʷa tečɩn humpback salmon
kʷaǰɩnəm Weather
kʷašo Pig
kʷač̓ Dogfish
kʷayɛmot to hide
kʷayisč I hid it.
kʷayiš To hide something
kʷayiš to hide
kʷayištᶿəm I will hide it.
kʷeqɛt To split wood lengthwise
kʷetɛčɩn The top (lid) of anything, box, jar. mountain
kʷeʔɛt more than
kʷeʔɛš ga stand up
kʷɛkʷɛyɛsčxʷ you do not really want it
kʷɛkʷɛyɛšəs not wanting something because they feel it is no good
kʷɛkʷɬay Small driftwood
kʷɛɬ Blood
kʷɛtaʔaq Downwind
kʷɛtəm above something
kʷɛyχ Wood
kʷɛʔɛš stand
kʷɛʔɛt person is laying on the floor or in bed
kʷɛʔɛt ie. something is on the floor
kʷɛʔɛtay Western yew
kʷɛʔtɛqʷ Around the point.
kʷəkʷɛšit standing around
kʷəɬay Driftwood
kʷəɬkʷaɬt̓ dishes
kʷənaθot ta puʔəm the wind has died down.
kʷəna θo ƛəq did he go out
kʷənačxʷ .... are you ...........
kʷəqɛt Already split.
kʷəsəm Grouse
kʷəs gi:ɩws Fever
kʷət to put something down
kʷətaʔaq̓ Sudden change in wind
kʷətačxʷʊm? will you put it down
kʷətayin upside down
kʷətə Twenty-five cents
kʷətičɩn Pink salmon
kʷətoɬčɛn I put it down
kʷət ga you put it down.
kʷətčɛnsəm I will put it down
kʷətčɛp you (all) put it down
kʷət́ᶿkʷiθɛm To skip along
kʷəθkʷəθ Gossip
kʷəʔaʔθiʔəm i was given a helping hand.
kʷəʔayɩs To put a down payment on something.
kʷəʔwa stomach
kʷəxəm To cut the fish
kʷəjɩm shining
kʷəšim Dolphin
kʷə čɛgə šaθ qɛχ Where is your younger brother?
kʷikʷanəčɩm Baby starting to sit
kʷikʷɛt scattered around
kʷikʷəmnač very small (cedar) roots
kʷikʷsɛmawus Blue or green eyes
kʷikʷtaɬšɩn shoes on the wrong feet
kʷiɬɛt Untie
kʷimɛn Breakfast
kʷinatəs carrying
kʷinətɛm to carry
kʷinətəmoɬ was carrying
kʷinətoɬč i was carrying
kʷinət̓ᶿəm i will carry ........
kʷinspa:la Westminister
kʷipagɩč Twisted back
kʷipɛqʷɬə Sprained knee
kʷipoǰɛʔ Twisted wrist
kʷipšɩn To twist your leg
kʷip̓šɛn to twist your ankle
kʷixʷaǰɛstən Rouge
kʷixʷɛm brown
kʷixʷɛmɛqʷən Brown hair
kʷiǰɛm faint light
kʷičɛqojɛ disfigured fingers
kʷiǰim light shining
kʷɩkʷastə Small cup
kʷɩkʷənstanamot To be a show-off
kʷɩkʷtaɬšɩn To wear your shoes on the wrong feet
kʷɩʔsəm Tomorrow
kʷɩšʔɛm counting
kʷok̓ʷɛm screech owl
kʷukʷawt̓xʷ Kitchen
kʷukʷum Going up. (ie going up the road from the beach)
kʷukʷumstaʔəm packing wood or "anything"
kʷuk̓ʷəč̓ Fishing for dogfish
kʷuɬmaθɛθəm I will lend you ...........
kʷuɬmə To borrow.
kʷum To go up (as up from the beach)
kʷuma rat fish
kʷumaqɛn Sea lion
kʷumaqɛn Sea lion
kʷumaχən smelt bay
kʷumaʔaq upwind.
kʷumɛws Red Snapper
kʷumɛws Red snapper
kʷumkʷumay Arbutus tree
kʷumnəč red buttocks (rash)
kʷumos Embarrassed face
kʷumos flushed "face"
kʷumos red faced
kʷumt Kelp
kʷumʔostɛn Ratfish oil
kʷupapšɩn Heel
kʷupkʷupapšɩn Heels
kʷupnačɛwus light glaring in the eyes
kʷusɛmok̓t Jeans
kʷusɛn star
kʷusɛnaqəɬ Starfish
kʷuskʷastə Cups or glasses
kʷuʔuʔəm To split the root
kʷu naʔaxʷən I got it done.
kʷuKʷuyokʷʊm Trolling
kʷʊkʷpə grandfather
kʷʊkʷpəʔoɬ Deceased grandfather
kʷʊkʷtamoɬ was sick
kʷʊkʷtayɩn Breech baby
kʷʊkʷtəm To be sick
kʷʊkʷtəmč I'm sick
kʷʊkʷʊkʷθays copeland islands
kʷʊkʷǰɩm To pit lamp
kʷʊɬkʷaɬt Plates
kʷʊnačxʷ ƛəpxʷʊxʷ did you break itʔ
kʷʊnačxʷ matoɬ did you take it
kʷʊnačxʷ mat? did you take itʔ
kʷʊnačxʷ məʔaxʷ did you get it
kʷʊnačxʷ yɛχaxʷʔ do you remember now
kʷʊnačxʷ čuʔoɬ did you steal.......
kʷʊnačxʷ čuʔoɬitʔ did you steal.......
kʷʊneθot watch out
kʷʊnɛtomoɬ looking after us
kʷʊnɛtomoɬas looking after us
kʷʊnəčxʷ qʷomot? did you put it in your mouth?
kʷʊnəčxʷ θapit did you bathe?
kʷʊnosta to look someone in the face
kʷʊsɛm blue
kʷʊsɛm green
kʷʊsčɛsəm When
kʷʊtamsəm will get sick
kʷʊtamut̓xʷ Hospital
kʷʊtegaθɛm i got passed by.
kʷʊθays Island
kʷʊθaysqɛn myrtle rocks
kʷʋnamɛn Person who can see what we cannot.
kʷʋtaqɛnəm To turn around.
k̓ʷak̓ʷɛm To be alive
k̓ʷaqnəč bum crack
k̓ʷaqt to unexpectedly yell out or cry out.
k̓ʷas Hot
k̓ʷasaw To burn oneself
k̓ʷasə is it hot
k̓ʷasət ga heat it up
k̓ʷasət̓ᶿəm i am going to cook it in the fire
k̓ʷasta cup
k̓ʷatə quarter
k̓ʷaχmɛn Fish scraps or guts
k̓ʷaχt to cut open
k̓ʷaʔawɛ fish neck ties
k̓ʷačeqaɬ shark
k̓ʷayk̓ʷɛš Baby starts to stand up
k̓ʷɛk̓ʷqaɬšɩn soles of feet are cracked
k̓ʷɛn How many
k̓ʷɛnaye how many people
k̓ʷɛnos How much is it?
k̓ʷɛtɛws Vest
k̓ʷɛtos Looking out window/door
k̓ʷɛšəmoɬč ta laplɛt. i confessed to the priest.
k̓ʷɛšt count
k̓ʷənɛmɛn Person who sees into your soul/thoughts
k̓ʷəqɛt crack in the wood
k̓ʷəqt̓ to split
k̓ʷətčʊxʷ you put it .......
k̓ʷəwk̓ʷip̓ət twisting or bending
k̓ʷik̓ʷiqɛnəm Refusing to eat the food because he/she does not like it.
k̓ʷik̓ʷtᶿɛm Jumping up and down.
k̓ʷi jɛχʷ it has melted.
k̓ʷɩkʷi Getting towards morning
k̓ʷuk̓ʷuxʷəm Smoking fish
k̓ʷuk̓ʷuyukʷum Fishing
k̓ʷuk̓ʷuʔoxʷəm Smoking fish
k̓ʷuɬ spilled
k̓ʷuɬašačxʷʊm are you going to pour it out?
k̓ʷuɬaštəm we will pour it out.
k̓ʷuɬašt̓ᶿəm i will pour it out.
k̓ʷuɬt̓ ga you pour it out
k̓ʷuɬuxʷəs spilt
k̓ʷuƛəm salty taste
k̓ʷuƛom Salty
k̓ʷupnačɛwusč sun is in my eyes
k̓ʷuq̓t tə ǰɛnxʷ Fish going up the river
k̓ʷut̓a bbq stick
k̓ʷut̓a Barbeque sticks
k̓ʷut̓xʷ To catch fire.
k̓ʷuyʋk̓ Fish hook
k̓ʷuʔəmkʷum Cod eggs
k̓ʷuʔəmk̓ʷum Cod eggs
k̓ʷuʔta Barbecue sticks
k̓ʷuʔuxʷawt̓xʷ Smoke house
k̓ʷuʔuxʷawt̓xʷ Smokehouse
k̓ʷʊkʷɛtəs was singing ...............
k̓ʷʊɬ To spill
k̓ʷʊɬ To spill
k̓ʷʊɬəš spill it out
k̓ʷʊɬt To pour out.
k̓ʷʊƛ̓kʷu qayɛ Salt water
k̓ʷʊnanəns appearance
k̓ʷʊna hojɩt is it ready
k̓ʷʊnačxʷ jɛɬayšuxʷ? did you pay back?
k̓ʷʊnɛtčɛp you all watch/or look after
k̓ʷʊnɛtčxʷ look after it
k̓ʷʊnə yɛɬətam? did he call?
k̓ʷʊnə jɛɬayšθɛm? did he pay you back
k̓ʷʊnomɛʔtᶿəm kʷiʔsəm I will see you tomorrow
k̓ʷʊnosɛm staring
k̓ʷʊsəm Wind/smoke dried herring
k̓ʷʊsomatən Eyebrow pencil
k̓ʷʊt to look
k̓ʷʊtamsəm will look at.
k̓ʷʊtasoɬ looked at it
k̓ʷʊtčɛnsəm i will look at it.
k̓ʷʊtčɛp you (all) look
k̓ʷʊt ga look at it.
k̓ʷʊt̓ᶿnačɩm flipped over
k̓ʷʊʔuxʷ Smoked fish
k̓ʷʋtᶿnač The moon is turned down.
k̓ʷʋt̓ᶿnač ta nuχʷɛɬ. The boat is upside down.
lakʷa cross
lalaxʷi Handerchief
lamato goat/sheep
lamato Sheep
lamayɛ Bottle
lamətohʊkt Wool blanket
laplet priest
laspol ball
layam Devil
lesapik Archbishop
lɛlot train
lɛqʷeygi poor body condition
lɛsackɩwʊɬ Burlap sack
ləplaš Plank or Long Board
ləps Runners
ləpyos pickaxe
ləpyos Mattock
ləsɛk scrotum
lɩkɛlɛstɛ host
lɩklɛ Key
ɬagaθot To run away
ɬagitᶿa Naked
ɬagitᶿəm To take all your clothes off
ɬakʷaǰɛs Swollen cheek
ɬakʷɬəɬ Swollen throat
ɬakʷoɬ was swollen
ɬakʷšɩn swollen feet
ɬak̓ʷ to swell
ɬak̓ʷɛt swollen
ɬak̓ʷsəm will swell up (body part)
ɬak̓ʷus Swollen face
ɬak̓ʷusoɬ He had a swollen face.
ɬak̓ʷusč i have a swollen face.
ɬak̓ʷusčxʷʊm you will get a swollen face
ɬaɬagaθot running away
ɬaɬaqʷət licking
ɬaɬayit being close to shore.
ɬaɬə To wear layers of clothing or to dress warmly
ɬaɬgət small herring used for bait
ɬaɬkʷaʔwus Braided hair
ɬaɬk̓ʷawus puffy eyes
ɬaɬqaʔəm spearing
ɬaɬqəm act of stabbing with a spear
ɬaɬqʷɩqɛn whole head is braided
ɬaɬt̓aʔəm raking for herring.
ɬaɬušɩn No shoes on.
ɬaɬyit Close to the shore
ɬaɬjɛχʷəm splashing
ɬaɬxəm ie. boat leaking
ɬanetᶿ athletic
ɬanɛt Stick base of basket
ɬanukʷ pelt or animal hide
ɬaqamɛn spear for cod.
ɬaqaš to go across
ɬaqəm To wait
ɬaqəmoɬč I was waiting.
ɬaqəmšt We are waiting
ɬaqɬaqaš to go across
ɬaqt̓ To spear
ɬaq̓ətčxʷ you wait for...
ɬaqʷanatən Earrings
ɬaqʷatəm Braided
ɬaqʷaysθɛs taking your energy from you
ɬaqʷayš(č)təs taking one̓s energy from
ɬaqʷɛt saplɛn Oven bread
ɬaqʷət To lick
ɬaqʷətč I lick
ɬaqʷətč i lick
ɬastən Perfume
ɬat̓amɛn Herring rake
ɬaχanos Bad
ɬaχanos messy / dirty
ɬaχanuxʷ Bad weather
ɬaχaqəp smells bad
ɬaχaw Gone bad
ɬaχawt̓ᶿ ugly voice
ɬaχawus bad eyesight
ɬaχɛws Out of shape (physically)
ɬaχɬaχawum On going bad weather.
ɬaχɬaχtɛn child running around and getting in the way.
ɬaχɬaχtən hyper behavior
ɬaχɬaχt̓əs to treat someone badly
ɬaχɬaχjɩm Clumsy.
ɬaχnomot Refuses to share possessions
ɬaχnomot stingy
ɬaχnomotoɬ was stingy
ɬaχoθ unable to speak the language
ɬaχoθačxʷ do you not speak the language?
ɬaχoθqɛn using bad words or unable to speak the language
ɬaχoθčɛn i am unable to speak the language
ɬaχoθčɛp you (all) unable to speak the language.
ɬaχqaymɩxʷ Mean, stingy, rude person
ɬaχqɛn raspy voice
ɬaχqɛn Voice is raspy.
ɬaʔanuqʷawt̓xʷ big house for winter dances
ɬaʔaw got away or left behind
ɬaʔəmen Sliammon people
ɬaʔwuʔəm left us
ɬa:gət́ Herring
ɬa:kʷusč My face is swollen
ɬawəs to leave someone or something behind (deliberate)
ɬawnanapɛč i am going to leave you all
ɬawnəm got left behind
ɬawnənapeč i leave you all
ɬawnom got left behind
ɬawnomayɛm i got left behind.
ɬawnomayɛmoɬ They left me behind.
ɬawnomayɛmsəm I might get left behind
ɬawnomɛmsəm you will get left behind
ɬawnomoɬ Somebody got left behind.
ɬawnomoɬəs left us behind
ɬawnuwum we got left behind
ɬawqʷomɛxʷtən shovel
ɬawθayɛm They left me behind.
ɬawθɛt̓ᶿəm i will leave you behind
ɬawuxʷən i left it behind
ɬawuxʷəs He/she left it behind (accidentally)
ɬawuxʷəs accidently left behind something.
ɬawuxʷəsoɬ left something behind
ɬawš to leave behind
ɬawšɛxʷ to leave someone or something behind
ɬawšəs Left behind. (on purpose)
ɬawšt̓ᶿəm i will leave it behind
ɬawšštəm we will leave him or her behind
ɬayiš To come ashore
ɬaynačtɛn Skirt
ɬaystayič denman island
ɬaytoθɛn mansons bay on cortes island
ɬayt̓ ashore
ɬɛgosam ga take your hat off
ɬɛɬɛqʷɛmawus eyelid is twitching.
ɬɛɬɛqʷɛmɛws To be twitching due to fatigue
ɬɛɬɛχ not in a very good condition
ɬɛɬɛχ mot very poor condition
ɬɛɬgɛšɩn bare feet
ɬɛɬgɛšɩn no shoes on.
ɬɛɬp̓awus baggy eyelids
ɬɛɬχančɛmɛtəs speaking harshly to someone.
ɬɛɬχančɩm angry
ɬɛɬχawʊθəm telling dirty stories
ɬɛɬχomɩš Something small and ugly
ɬɛpawus eyelash
ɬɛptən Eyelids
ɬɛʔɛt́ᶿəm ga Put on some warmer clothing
ɬəgamɛθot Baby becomes independent
ɬəgamɛθot To move out on your own; be independent
ɬəɬənt Weave back and forth to make basket base
ɬəɬəyit close to shore
ɬəɬgət small herring
ɬəɬk̓ʷajɛs both cheeks are swollen.
ɬəɬk̓ʷawus Swollen eyes
ɬəmɬəm person gone astray
ɬəmtᶿos skin head
ɬənɛt'ᶿ extroverted
ɬənɛtᶿ bubbly person (extroverted)
ɬənč̓ɩm subtle noises or the feeling of a presence
ɬənč̓ɩm A soft, mysterious noise
ɬəpθot to walk away in a huff
ɬəpθot to walk away in a huff
ɬəpǰɩmqɛn To smack your food
ɬəp̓ɬap̓osəm snubbing
ɬəp̓osəm snub
ɬətšɩmqɛn spitting all over
ɬət̓amɛn herring rake
ɬəχaʔəq poor shot
ɬəχawtᶿ scratchy throat/raspy voice
ɬəχayitən Overcast
ɬəχəm A container that is dirty inside
ɬəχɬɛχ Weak
ɬəχɬɛχ To feel weak
ɬəχɬəχǰɩm Wimp
ɬəχ qʷayigən Unhappy
ɬəxɬəxǰɛm Weakling
ɬəxnɛs Dull
ɬəxqɛn Raspy throat
ɬəx təθ hawheganɛt Stop being silly
ɬiknačɛm startled(but whole body reacts)
ɬikʷayɛt́ᶿatən Sewing machine
ɬikʷɛt sewn
ɬikʷɛtəsoɬ already sewn
ɬikʷɛt ga you sew it up
ɬikʷəmt̓ᶿəm i will sew .....
ɬikʷƛəč Hand-sewn or woven sack
ɬik̓ʷəm to sew
ɬiɬikʷəm sewing
ɬiɬik̓ʷǰɛn Mend net
ɬiɬi:čɩm Combing one's hair
ɬiɬkimawus mischievious eyes
ɬiɬk̓imawus miscxhievious eyes
ɬičɩm to comb one's hair
ɬičɩmɛn Comb
ɬi:čɩm To comb one's hair
ɬɩɬačɛmɛn Centipede
ɬoɬmom Littleneck clam
ɬoɬmom Little neck clams
ɬoɬpənəq Exposed legs
ɬomakʷən Scales
ɬopajɩt Peeling bark
ɬopnəč Exposed behind
ɬopos Partially bald
ɬoposəm peeling
ɬop̓ost to peel
ɬoq̓ Time of year when sap is running
ɬoqʷ clear sky.
ɬoqʷɛt clear sky
ɬoqʷoq The sky is clearing up.
ɬoq̓ʷ Bow and arrow
ɬoq̓ʷomɛn baking pan
ɬoq̓ʷ mot tree sap is running
ɬoq̓ʷ mot very Clear sky (at night)
ɬotᶿɛt slurping
ɬoχomɩš Ugly
ɬukʷayjɛn To panic.
ɬukʷayǰɩn Panic
ɬukʷayjIm got scared.
ɬukʷomɛn canoe baler
ɬukʷsəm Will fly
ɬuk̓ʷ To fly
ɬuk̓ʷoɬ Did fly.
ɬuɬuk̓ʷ Flying
ɬuqɛm low blueberry bush
ɬušɩnišoɬ His / her shoe came off.
ɬušɩn no shoes on
ɬušɩn Feet are bare (no shoes)
ɬušɩn shoe is off
ɬušɩnəmt̓ᶿəm i will take my shoes off
ɬušɩnəmčxʷ you take your shoes off
ɬušɩniʔɩšč my shoe came off.
ɬušɩniʔɩščxʷʊm you will lose your shoes
ɬušɩniš Shoe comes off
ɬušɩnišoɬ lost his/her shoes
ɬ̓əɬagət Smelt
ƛak̓ʷ went out (ie fire)
ƛaləqən Snail
ƛaɬaɬamɛn clothes iron
ƛaɬawum fruit or berries
ƛaɬət do it hard or with some strength
ƛaɬətčxʷ to put some strength in what you are doing. ie hammering
ƛaɬom Wolf
ƛaɬšin Stiff legs
ƛaƛaχaχ getting old
ƛaƛašɩnəm To stomp around
ƛaƛačtəm falling asleep
ƛaƛačtəm To be half sleep
ƛaƛɬɛqoǰɛ Stiff fingers
ƛaƛɬəɬ stiffening
ƛaƛosθayɛm coming to pick me up.
ƛaƛpəm kʷaɬt bowls
ƛaƛqegən rotten insides
ƛaƛχay Old person
ƛaƛχʷotəs spitting it out
ƛameqʷatčxʷ you wet their hair
ƛamɛqʷən got the hair wet
ƛamɛs to live somewhere
ƛamojə got the hands wet
ƛanəm got shy
ƛanəm Embarrassed
ƛapexʷatas the act of breaking (ie branches)
ƛapexʷətačxʷʊm are you going to break it up
ƛapəm deep (any kind of container)
ƛapəm kʷaɬt bowl
ƛaposɛm To hold in your smile or put on a straight face
ƛaposɛm keeping a straight face.
ƛapxʷ To break a stick or bone
ƛap̓aθot To hold in your feelings.
ƛap̓exʷət to be breaking
ƛaqamaqaɬ Eel grass
ƛaqamaʔaɬ Grass mattress
ƛaqamaʔaq wind is coming down from the inlet.
ƛaqamaʔəq winds come from the north, from Bute or Toba.
ƛaqaǰɛ Buds
ƛaqayganut̓xʷ Tuberculosis hospital
ƛaqɛm Cornhusk
ƛaqəm Grass
ƛaqƛaqəm whispering
ƛaqƛaqəmštəm we will whisper
ƛaqƛaqəmčxʷ you whisper
ƛaqƛaqonɛs Rotting teeth
ƛaqƛaqtɛqojɛ long fingers
ƛaqonɛs Rotten tooth
ƛaqost To slap someone in the face
ƛaqsəm Will go out.
ƛaqt long
ƛaqtanə Long neck
ƛaqtokʷɛt wearing a long coat
ƛaqtokʷt̓ Long Coat
ƛaq̓ɛwnɛs rotten tooth
ƛaqʷət to be saving something (usually money)
ƛaqʷsət to add more
ƛaq̓ʷnə needs a haircut
ƛasamɛqoǰɛ / čuxʷɛqoǰɛ Middle finger
ƛasaməqəp Strong taste
ƛasawustəm he got punched in the eye.
ƛasɛmos face is yellow (sick)
ƛasɛmos sickly pale
ƛasəm Strong
ƛasəmɛws Strong body
ƛasəməqəp strong smell
ƛasəm qʷayegəns strong minded
ƛasəm qʷayigən (s) Strong mind/willpower
ƛasəm tumiš strong man
ƛasos to be hit in the head.
ƛasostəm Got punched in the face.
ƛastɛyganɛm projecting negativity
ƛast̓ to hit
ƛasšɩnəm tapping your foot
ƛatχɛm rattle (noise the rattle makes)
ƛatᶿuxʷas to accidently push someone/something over
ƛaχak̓ʷnə Molars
ƛaχaχ Old age
ƛaχay Elder
ƛaχɛqoǰɛ thumb
ƛaʔamɩn lund
ƛaʔay to be fast
ƛaʔətmɛθɛtᶿəm I am accusing you
ƛaʔƛasšɩnəm stomping your feet
ƛaʔos Squirrel Cove people
ƛaʔoje fast hands - for picking berries, digging clams, etc.
ƛaʔqostəs slapped someone
ƛaʔyəna To get hit on the neck with something.
ƛaxiqʷuja thumb
ƛaxƛaχay Elders
ƛaxƛax elders/parents
ƛaxƛaxay Old people
ƛaxƛaxɛqoǰɛ thumbs
ƛaxt̓ burning the bottom of the boat.
ƛa:yɛnatas He / she grabbed (ie the dog) by the neck
ƛa:yɛnatəm He / she / it got grabbed by the neck.
ƛašeganəm apprehensive / worried
ƛašɛθot Demanding, whiny
ƛačostən roof for the porch
ƛašteganɛm judgemental
ƛawkʷɛnaʔ Man that needs a haircut
ƛawus to get hit in the face
ƛawustəm someone hit another in the face (with something)
ƛawustəs to hit someone in the face
ƛawustəs to hit someone in the face with something
ƛawusθayim i got hit in the face.
ƛawust̓ᶿəm i will hit him in the face.
ƛawusč i got hit in the face.
ƛayɛqʷən to get hit on the head with something
ƛayɛqʷən Got hit on the head with something.
ƛayɛt To hold
ƛayɛt Hold
ƛayɛtčxʷ You grab / hold onto it.
ƛayʔənən Handle
ƛayčist Hold his/her hand
ƛayšɩnəm Baby holding their toes
ƛayčɩst to hold someone's hand
ƛekʷaǰɩs Fish cheeks
ƛeqɛn fast talking
ƛeqʷ Inside of skin
ƛeqʷ Fish meat
ƛeθayčɛm gently pressing one's hands over one's stomach
ƛeθayčɩm To press in at the top of your stomach.
ƛetᶿɛt To press down
ƛe:ƛɛƛqɛnəm stuffing food in one's mouth very fast
ƛɛkʷanəm Scuttle Bay
ƛɛƛɛ Fast
ƛɛƛɛqɛqaw Getting dark
ƛɛƛəmšɩn stairs
ƛɛƛpɛgɩs Undershirt
ƛɛƛsəm to push oneself up
ƛɛƛxʷɛmɛws Whole body aches
ƛɛpaǰɛtɛq chin
ƛɛpaǰɛtɛq Chin
ƛɛpet̓ᶿə woman's slip
ƛɛpəm Underneath
ƛɛpəm to be under
ƛɛpiyəqəɬ Bottom of cliff
ƛɛpnač under the house
ƛɛpqɛn Lower lip
ƛɛps grapes
ƛɛpus longjohns
ƛɛqegən saplɛn Sandwich
ƛɛq̓aw Dark
ƛɛqʷ high tide
ƛɛqʷ Tide is in
ƛɛtᶿɛt to press (down)
ƛɛχew To catch an illness or bad habit
ƛɛχɛwčxʷʊm you might catch it (ie cold)
ƛɛʔɛƛkʷaʔəm playing catch
ƛɛʔƛɛ To be fast
ƛɛxɛm To fall, as in objects
ƛɛ:gə Hurry up
ƛɛ:pqɛn Lower jaw
ƛɛčɩnsəmt qʷol xəpi I'll be right back
ƛəɬagič Stiff back
ƛəɬaʔna Stiff neck
ƛəɬayəxən Stiff arm
ƛəɬəɬamɛn Iron
ƛəɬɬamot To be still
ƛəɬoǰɛ Stiff hand
ƛəɬšɩn Stiff leg
ƛəƛanəm being shy
ƛəƛayɛqʷanom no socks on
ƛəƛqaygən Tuberculosis
ƛəƛqoq Tide is coming in
ƛəƛsostawɬ Boxing
ƛəƛtɛx Grasshopper
ƛəmgəm heavy mist, almost rain
ƛəmqɛnəm to wet one's throat
ƛəmsostən Porch
ƛəmstən Homes
ƛəmšɩn got the feet wet
ƛəm̓ Wet
ƛəm̓ Wet
ƛəm̓ƛəm̓ something is wet.
ƛəm̓čɛpsəm you are all going to get wet
ƛəm̓čxʷsəm you will get wet
ƛənƛən shy person
ƛəpəm kʷaɬt̓ deep bowl
ƛəpƛop to be persistent / determined
ƛəpƛop to be persistent in asking.
ƛəpƛopmɛtas to become persistent in asking.
ƛəpƛopθot to become very persistent in asking
ƛəpqʷo Fish tail
ƛəpxʷ Break
ƛəpxʷ break
ƛəpxʷagič Broken back
ƛəpxʷatč i break ..............
ƛəpxʷat̓ᶿəm i will break ...........
ƛəpxʷaʔəm To break something (stick)
ƛəpxʷɛqoǰɛ Broken fingers
ƛəpxʷɛqʷ Broken nose
ƛəpxʷənəʔ Broken neck
ƛəpxʷət to break
ƛəpxʷətas the act of breaking something
ƛəpxʷət ga you break it up
ƛəpxʷnəč Broken tailbone
ƛəpxʷojɛ broken arm
ƛəpxʷʊxʷən i broke ........
ƛəpxʷyəχan Broken elbow
ƛəpxʷšɩn Broken leg
ƛəp̓ Deep
ƛəqajɛ buds are coming out
ƛəqaytən Womb or uterus
ƛəqƛaqt long...more than one thing
ƛəqƛaqtšɩn kikɛ Spider
ƛəqƛəqti:qɛn Long hair
ƛəqƛəqʔɛnɩs rotten teeth
ƛəqƛəqšɩn Bunch of slippers
ƛəqstən Seaweed
ƛəqt mot kʷaʔəmnəč Long roots
ƛəq̓ To go out
ƛəq̓šɩn mocassin
ƛəsem yellow
ƛətχamɛt beat the drum
ƛətχɛm Rattling
ƛətxʷoxʷən To knock something over
ƛəχaχmot Very old
ƛəχegən A wise or smart person
ƛəχƛoχt kʷa to be spitting out something
ƛəʔsɛm To look yellow (sickly looking)
ƛiƛišqɛnəm Drooling
ƛiƛxʷətawɬ Competing against each other.
ƛiqɛn thrown into a container
ƛiqɛt to drop "something" into a container.
ƛiqɛtəm threw something into a container
ƛiqɛtəs to throw something into a container
ƛiqɛt̓ᶿəm i will throw it into the container (ie garbage can)
ƛiyʔam Cockle
ƛiyčosəm Buds start to come out.
ƛiʔčos Spring
ƛiʔčos t̓agəm Spring moon
ƛičojɛ tattoo
ƛišqɛnəm To drool
ƛɩčƛačt likes to sleep in
ƛɩƛəmƛɛm little square crackers
ƛɩčƛačt sleepyhead
ƛɩčt sleep
ƛɩštamoɬ was asked to leave
ƛɩčtəm Sleepy
ƛɩčtəm sleepy
ƛok̓t To catch an object
ƛoɬayɩm to bring up a child
ƛoƛɬayɩm raising a child
ƛoƛɬayɩmoɬ raised a child
ƛoƛɬayɩmšt we are raising a child.
ƛoƛɬayɩmštəm we will raise the children
ƛoƛop Healing
ƛoƛoqʷogus freckles
ƛomays To have enough money.
ƛomɛč It fits me
ƛop To heal
ƛopɛt Healed
ƛoq Hard
ƛoqowiy Summer
ƛoqowi t̓agəm summer moon
ƛoq̓tən Wall
ƛoqʷɛws Meat is really tough (to eat)
ƛoqʷɛws Tough meat
ƛoqʷoq Hardened food
ƛoqʷoq got hard
ƛoqʷtən wall
ƛoχƛoχt crybaby
ƛoχostəs to spit on someone's face
ƛoχostəsoɬ did spit on someone's face
ƛoχost̓ᶿəm i will spit on their face
ƛoχt̓čɛnsəm i will spit
ƛoxʷay Chum
ƛoxʷay male dog salmon
ƛoxʷɛt crying
ƛoxʷəmšt We won
ƛoxʷtuwum We lost
ƛoʔomiš ie. a child growing in noticeable stages.
ƛoʔos qayɛmɩxʷ Klahoose peoples
ƛo:ɬɛt Adult
ƛoxƛox Oysters
ƛoxostəm To have spit on someone's face.
ƛoxost to spit on someone's face
ƛoxt to cry
ƛoxt̓ To spit
ƛukʷɛnəs Heart
ƛukʷuxʷɛs to catch
ƛuxʷəmč I won.
ƛʊkʷoǰɩt To grab from someone
ƛ́ɛpɛtᶿa Lady's slip
ƛ́ɛpɛws Longjohns
ƛ̓aɬawum Fruit
ƛ̓aɬəm Salt
ƛ̓aƛlɛxʷəm baby deer spots
ƛ̓aqamaʔaɬ Mattress
ƛ̓aq̓ʷiqʷɛn long hair in need of a haircut
ƛ̓asem yellow
ƛ̓axəx to age
ƛ̓axəy grown up / adult
ƛ̓ayenans Wooden handle
ƛ̓ɛʔna Oolichan oil
ƛ̓ək̓ʷ the light goes out or fire burns out
ƛ̓ək̓ʷət ga turn it off or put it out
ƛ̓əmƛ̓əmsxʷ ga make it square
ƛ̓əm̓ƛ̓əm̓ square
ƛ̓əq̓aɬk̓u yeast
ƛ̓əsɛmos Pale and sticky face
ƛ̓əslawɛtəs punch in the stomach
ƛ̓ičƛ̓ičtawus sleepy eyes
ƛ̓ič̓toɬ was asleep
ƛ̓ič̓toɬčɛn I was asleep
ƛ̓ɩšƛ̓ɩštəm ask to leave.
ƛ̓ɩštəm asked to leave
ƛ̓ɩč̓tčɛn i sleep
ƛ̓ɩč̓̓tčɛt we sleep
ƛ̓ɩč̓̓̓tčɛtsəm we will sleep
ƛ̓oɬ To grow up. (mature)
ƛ̓oɬotas Raised (child)
ƛ̓oɬsəm Will grow up.
ƛ̓oɬsəm Will grow up.
ƛ̓oɬʔəm To raise a (child).
ƛ̓oɬʔəm to raise (child)
ƛ̓oɬčɛp You (all) grow up.
ƛ̓oƛ̓ɬayɩm Adopted person
ƛ̓oƛ̓oɬ growing
ƛ̓om qʷums θoʔ Time to go
ƛ̓oχčɛn ga i spit it out or i spit at it
ƛ̓uxʷəm̓ To win a competition
ƛ̓uxʷəm̓štəm We will win.
ƛ̓uxʷtuʔəm They beat us.
ƛ̓uxʷt̓ To beat (as in a challenge)
ƛ̓ʊxʷəm to win
ƛ̓ʊxʷəmt̓ᶿəm i will win
ƛ̓ʊxʷt̓čɛn i beat him or i won
ƛ̓̓omɛt to fit
ƛ̓̓̓omɛtačxʷ does it fit you??????
mahyɛyɩtən Lunch
makʷayi heather islands
malχʷ little grey bird by the river
malxʷ Greybird
maƛ̓nač mitlenatch island
mamak̓ɛyustən window/mirror
mamalɛqʷ Fawn
mamaɬaqɛnəm speaking the white man's language
mamaθɛw limping
mamaθɛw Limp
mamaʔəmoɬ did get
mamaʔəmoɬ used to get (past)
maməmaɬəʔ White people
mamoqɬ Accident
mamqɛyostɛn mirror
mamt̓et̓ stained
mamt̓ɛt̓ covered with ie mud
man father
manoɬ Deceased father
manoɬ Deceased father
manom to catch
manomoɬ caught
manomsəm someone will get caught
maqɛn hair
maqɛt Full from eating.
maqɛtoɬ Was full
maqʷətčxʷ to scoop up ......... with a shirt.
maseqʷ Large sea urchin (purple)
masɛn frugal
mat to take (something)
matagačxʷ you spread it on ..... (more than one)
matasoɬ took
mataxʷtən Daughter/son-in-law
mataxʷtən in-law relationship
matačxʷʊm are you going to take it
matay Horse clam
mataymɛn horseclam shell
matɛyq to borrow money
matəm someone took
matəmsəm might be taken
matiwsaʔamən Witch
matosəmθčxʷ you spread it on for me
matosəmčxʷ you spread it on for someone
matost̓ spread it
matost̓ ga saplan spread it on the bread
matosθɛθəm i will spread face cream over your face
matsosət gable roof plank house
mat ga you get it
matčɛnsəm i will take it.
matčɛp you (all) take it
matčxʷ you take
mat̓a ga (you) spread it
mat̓aymɛn Shell of a horseclam
mat̓ɩk̓ squished
mat̓osamɛn any kind of spread (on bread)
mat̓os saplən Already spread with jam
mat̓osčxʷ you spread it on (ie jam on toast)
mat̓oθɛn food particles left around the mouth
maθɛmsəm Someone will take you.
maθɛč Cormorant
matᶿəɬpay ocean spray
maxʷɛt grouped together.
maxʷmaxʷɛt people milling around
maʔaxʷ to receive
maʔaxʷən received
maʔaxʷʊxʷčxʷʊm you will get it
maʔəm to get something
maʔəmkʷum To gather berries
maʔəmoɬ got something
maʔəmoɬčɛn i got some
maʔəmqɬawum To pick and eat berries
maʔəmθqʷ Moth
maʔəmθ ga you get me some
maʔəmt̓ᶿəm i will get
maʔəm ga you get some
maʔəmčɛp you all get some.
maʔəmštəm we will get some
maʔəxʷčxʷ kʷaθ q̓awəm you got what you deserved.
maʔhinat midnight
maʔƛ̓ɩm Calm spot in water.
maʔqʷθ Onions
maʔyeyɛtən noon
maʔyɛyitən Noon
majɛwus to get dirt in the eye
majɛwusč i got dirt in my eye
mačɛn lice
mačɛt to rub (with oil)
mačɛtəm Rubbed on.
mačɛt ga grease/oil it
mačəm rubbed (with oil)
mačintɩn Fine Comb
mačisəm To shake hands
mačistoɬ they shook hands on it.
mačosayɛ Flea
mačosiʔəm has lots of fleas
mačostən Face cream
mačs matches
ma̓tost̓ᶿəm i will spread it on.
mač̓ɩnəm lice in the hair
maymayɛw lost- unable to find one's way.
meqɛt to put in water
meqjɛn To set the net out.
meqʷšɩn to have feet in the water
meθɛm Wearing dirty disheveled clothing.
mexʷɛm dirty (water)
meʔɛʔəm to owe money to someone
mɛhey In the centre of something
mɛmaw cat
mɛməw Cat
mɛmqʷostas to be dunking someone's head into the water.
mɛmt̓ᶿoɬawus crusty morning eyes
mɛmχaɬ Bear cub
mɛqənəč To sit in water
mɛqost To dunk someone's head under water
mɛq̓ to immerse or dip
mɛq̓ Grease
mɛq̓ǰɛn To set the net
mɛq̓ǰɛn To put the net out
mɛqʷosamoɬ he dunked his face in the water.
mɛqʷosəm putting one's face in the water
mɛqʷosəm To put your head in the water.
mɛqʷosəmčxʷ you dunk your face
mɛqʷost to put (immerse) something in a liquid (water/grease)
mɛqʷoyɩm to put one's hand in liquid (water/grease)
mɛqʷoyɩmoɬ did put his hand in (ie water)
mɛqʷoyɩmtᶿəm I will put put (immerse) my hand in (ie water)
mɛqʷšɩn foot in (ie. dunked in water)
mɛqʷšɩnamoɬ foot was in the water.
mɛqʷšɩnčxʷsəm you will put your foot in (ie the water) if you are not careful.
mɛt 10 cents
mɛχaɬ Bear
mɛχaɬ bear
mɛʔɛhem(č) To (I) owe money
mɛʔɛn Carrots
mɛʔɛʔɛmačxʷ do you owe money?
mɛʔɛʔɛmoɬč i owed money.
mɛʔɛʔɛmoɬšt we owed money.
mɛʔɛʔɛmtᶿəm i will owe money.
mɛʔɛʔɛmč i owe money.
mɛʔɛʔɛmšt we owe money.
mɛʔɛʔɛmštəm we will owe money.
məgə Cougar
məlšimayɩn Tip of root is bending.
məƛ Calm water
məmak̓eyustən window
məmaɬəʔ White person
məmhišɛgɩɬ He is walking in the middle of the road
məmk̓eyustən window
məmk̓eyustən mirror
məmnɛxʷɛmoǰɛ Expressive hands
məmyɛgiʔ Bee
məm̓anəm̓ doll
məneyukts His/Her stepchild
məneyukt̓xʷ Stepchild
məqɛt Full of food
məqsɛn nose
məsɛn To be cheap or stingy with money
məsɛqʷ Purple or red sea urchin
məsq̓ʷom Soft root
mətole victoria
mətqɛt To squish something
mətqos pouty face
məθk̓ʷ Blackcaps
məǰəθ meat
mimayɛwoɬč I got lost
miqʷət to mix into something
mit dime
miʔɛm To put branches in the water
moq̓ black duck
moq̓omɛnayɛ Esophagus
mos four
mos Thursday
mosaɬšɛ forty
mosaɬšɛ heykʷ mos Forty four
mosaɬšɛ heykʷ paʔa Forty one
mosaɬšɛ heykʷ saʔa Forty two
mosaɬšɛ heykʷ taʔačɩs Forty eight
mosaɬšɛ heykʷ təχəm Forty six
mosaɬšɛ heykʷ tigixʷ Forty nine
mosaɬšɛ heykʷ t́ᶿočɩs Forty seven
mosaɬšɛ heykʷ θiyɛčɩs Forty five
mosaɬšɛ heykʷ čɛləs Forty three
mosaye 4 people
mosos 4 dollars
moχʷaǰu Bellybutton
moʔos thursday
moʔos head
moʔos t́ᶿəmtən Nipple
muk̓t to eat
mukʷt eat it
mukʷtən i ate it (past)
mukʷt ga you eat it
mukʷtčɛxʷ you eat it
mukʷʔəmit finished gossiping
mumkʷaʔəm eating
mumkʷaʔəm back biting
mumkʷaʔəm eating
mumkʷaʔəm gossiping
musqɛn Old Churchhouse
muš muš cow
muxʷɛt gathered or grouped together
mušmuš Cow
mʊktən i ate
mʊkʷtčxʷ you eat it
nagəptay young women
namaɬ for a little while
naməm to write
naməm draw
naməmt̓ᶿəm i will write
naməmčxʷ you write
namət To write something down
namosəmɛn camera
namot like
namčxʷ qaqay coma
nanagihɩnčxʷʊt Bring a snack
nanat night
nanat Evening
nanatmɛn Dinner
nanemot tufted owl
nanəč wrong
nanəčšɛn doing it wrong or got it all wrong.
nangəɬ Babysitting
napaʔana something in the ear
napəmit it is already in (ie basket)
napəθtən Shawl
naqamɛn Cowichen
nat night
nat̓ᶿosɛm To nod one's head
naχaθot to cut oneself for spiritual purposes
naχt to cut.
na:gəɬ Babysit
načeqəp Smells and Tastes different
našnišəm swimming about
načšɛn do it wrong
nač̓omɩxʷ Stranger
nač̓os Sick face
nemoɬ we/us
neʔɛt to be in the way
nešəm To swim
nɛktayɛ Tie
nɛkʷayu Lamp
nɛmoɬsəm hagət we are going to heat it up........
nɛnačtɛn handles for axes, hammer, shovels
nɛnɛθot always in the way
nɛnɛχamot Spearing for cod eggs.
nɛnɛχamot Spearing for cod and cod eggs
nɛnɛχəm Spearing
nɛnɛxəmʔot Is spearing
nɛngəpti Young girls (women)
nɛn pos qasnay Pullover
nɛpɛt To scold someone
nɛpɛt To give sound advice / lecture
nɛpəm to give advice / lecture
nɛqʷ čɛʔ Out in the ocean
nɛʔa Do you have
nɛʔa taʔa It is over there
nɛʔawt Attaching a stick to a basket
nɛʔayitən Cloudy
nɛʔaymɩxʷ a tribe of people
nɛʔɛt To wear something
nɛʔɛtəs to put on something - shirt, coat
nɛʔɛtsxʷəs wearing
nɛʔɛtsxʷəs already has on - a coat, shirt
nɛʔɛt ga təθ qoɬeyšɩn Put your shoes on
nɛʔɛθəsoɬ .......... said to me
nɛʔɛt̓ᶿəm i will wear
nɛʔnačtən handle for axes, hammers, shovels
nɛxəm To spear
nɛ kʷɛkʷanəč people sitting (somewhere)
nəlxʷət to stir
nəlxʷət To stir
nəlxʷət ga you stir it
nəlxʷət̓čxʷ you stir
nəlxʷət̓ᶿəm i will stir
nəlxʷəʔəmčxʷ you stir for someone
nəmaɬ a little while
nəmamɛn pencil
nəmsxʷgʊt So be it
nəm kʷɛn it is like that
nəm ot I agree/that's right
nəmč̓ot I am the same way
nənaʔəm making something
nəngaɬ babysitting
nəngəpti Young women
nənmaɬ very short period of time.
nənmaɬ very little
nənmaɬ very briefly
nənqam Killer whale
nənqəm Blackfish
nəpamɛns q̓ʷɛyχ wood box
nəpamɛʔɛn container
nəpaʔana something in the ear
nəpawus something in your eye ie eyelash
nəpaymɩxʷ Breast milk
nəpeqʷəns brains
nəpɛqʷən Brain
nəpɛwsəm get dressed
nəpiš to put in
nəpišəs puts it in
nəpišəsoɬ did put it in
nəpiščxʷ you put it in
nəpɩwsəm To get dressed
nəpƛač stomach contents
nəpƛəč Inside of stomach
nəpnač pants
nəpnačtən saucer
nəpnəpnəčtən Saucers
nəpostən any thing you put over your face
nəpqɛyiš To score a goal
nəpšɩn Bone marrow
nəχt To mark something
nineyu To make a mistake or error
nini to be forgetful
ninomščxʷ You forgot me
nišθəmt ʔamot ɬaqət tatᶿ tɩguxʷaɬ. I'm staying home with the kids
niyɛxʷ to forget
niʔɩnšəm Swimming
niʔyɛxʷɛgas They forgot
nišɛɬ Sechelt people
ni:jɛ mot very far away
nišəmčxʷ be on this side
nišθəmt ʔamot I'm just going to stay home
ni:ǰɛʔ Far
niš tɛʔɛ təθ nɩgɩn Here's your lunch
niš ti nɛ it is over here
niš ʔa tɛʔɛ It is here
niščxʷot ʔa tɛʔɛ You stay here
nɩgɛsəm θo you will go
nɩgɛsxʷ ga mat you take it
nɩgɛsxʷ hagət you heat it up
nɩgɛsxʷ kʷət you put it down.
nɩgɛsxʷ ƛapexʷət you break it
nɩgɛsxʷ ƛəpxʷət you break it up
nɩgɛsxʷ k̓ʷɛʔɛt you sing it
nɩgɛs q̓at̓xʷət you burn
nɩginayɛ Lunchbox
nɩgiyɛsəm χaƛt̓? are you going to cut it?
nɩgiyɛsəm yaqaš are you going to use .......
nɩgiyɛʔə ɬawʊxʷ? were you the one who left it behind?
nɩgiyɛʔə taɬt? did you straighten it
nɩgiyɛʔə t̓ᶿapišoɬ? were you the one who threw it out?
nɩgiyɛ kɩp̓toɬ? did you cut it?
nɩgiyɛ ƛayɛtoɬ? did you hold onto it?
nɩgiyɛ χaƛt̓? did you break it?
nɩgiyɛ ʔa:not did you allow ......?
nɩgi: you
nɩnɩni Forgetful
nɩnkʷayu Small Lamp
nɩnšɛmowɛθatən Swimsuit
nɩnšɛʔəmɛn Fin toward the tail of the fish
nɩnšəm swimming
nɩšɛyukʷ Open field
nɩšθəm I'm staying
nohom Special community feasts
nonpeganəm To think
nonpeganmɛtčxʷ you think about it
nonpeganmɛt̓ᶿəm i will think about it.
nukʷǰɩm beating hard
nuɬ older brother
nuɬ older sister
nuɬ older brother or sister
nuɬoɬ deceased older brother/sister
nunuɬtən Older Sisters
nunuɬtən older brothers or sisters
nuxʷɛɬ dugout
nuxʷɛɬ canoe/boat
nuxʷɛyɛɬ Having a canoe.
pakʷət To notice
pakʷnomot To get a feeling that something is not quite right
pakʷnomot to realize (something)
pakʷnomot To realize
pakʷuxʷ to notice or realize something
pakʷuxʷč I recognize / realize.
pakʷʊxʷč i noticed
pakʷʊxʷšt we noticed
palasčɛn Fir cone
palokʷɛt To be broke
palokʷɛtč I am broke
palqʷšɩn Twisted ankle
paɬoqʷom boiling
paɬoqʷom boiling
paɬtos fat face
paƛxʷanəč missing the chair as one sits down.
paƛxʷayin to come apart
panəm to bury
pan pun spoons
papaqəq Faint light in the sky
papasxʷaʔəm farting
papayɛʔamoɬšt we were always
papayim ʔot ʔɛʔɛɬaw. always getting hurt
papɬθoman thick bushy eyebrows
papsɛqoǰɛ Numb fingers
papθoǰɛ Dirty hands
papʔgay Sole
paqaɬšɩn Sole of foot
paqaǰɛ Maple tree
paqayɛ chimney
paqɛt χagəɬ Smoked backbone of fish
paqiʔəjɛm place named after Maple tree
paqʔnəč Canada geese
paq̓iʔajɩm sliammon reserve on cortes island
pasat Nursing or babying sore limbs (hand/foot)
pasnačɛm Walking gingerly because everything is sore.
pasxʷam flatulence
pasxʷɛm quiet farts but smelly
pata butter
patpatnahs friends
patᶿəm arm pits are smelly.
paχaw torn (shirt is cut up or torn)
paxʷpaxʷʊm A shy, quiet person
paʔa one
paʔa one
paʔagɩɬ one boat
paʔapyunəč Swallowtail butterfly
paʔajɛ Thimbleberry shoots
paʔajɛ shoots - could be salmonberry or thimbleberry
paʔa tintin One hour
paʔač Net
paʔačs ḱiḱɛʔ Spiderweb
paʔa čuxʷmɛn One week
paʔayč Appendix
paʔəšt qaymɩxʷ We are one people
paʔqʷaɬ čɛyɩs meχaɬ Bear Paw
paʔyɛns ta hamoʔay Cascara tree bark
paX it is torn
paxɛt torn
paxət tear into pieces
paxətštəm we will tear it up
paxt to tear
pawus One dollar
pawus one dollar
payɛ always wanting to
payɛ pɛp̓ayɛ always alone
payɛ xaɬxaɬɛt always angry
paytəm basement
pepayɛ one person or alone
pepun teaspoon
peqʷiš To go out into the water (via boat)
peqʷiš To wade out into the water (ie to meet the boat landing).
peqʷiš in soccer to move away from your own goal post.
peʔpaʔa one person
pɛlaq Fungus
pɛpaʔqagič Woodbug
pɛpɛs a little high from alcohol.
pɛqɛqat got wider (steaming with hot rocks for canoes)
pɛqɛqat ga to make it wider
pɛq̓ɛq̓at ga You make it wider
pɛʔɛpčɛm kept waking up
pɛʔɛʔɛmɛn Bandage
pɛ:ɬɛt Loose change
pələməs plums
pəlkʷɛt roll it
pəlkʷəxʷət ga to notice something
pəlʔ Heron
pəɬəmɬaɬ saggy neck/chin
pəɬpəɬtaɬšɩn Thick soled shoes
pəɬqəm Slippery
pəɬt Thick
pəƛɩš Float
pəƛ̓t pick (berries, apples)
pənaɬxʷ underground house
pənanəs bananas
pənəm Anything that is planted
pənəm To plant something
pənəmɛnayɛ Garden
pənpun Tablespoons
pənʔaptu underground house
pəpa To grow
pəpalqʷosəm turning the head from side to side
pəpegən To be pregnant
pəpeθot to get all dressed up in fine clothes.
pəpə Pepper
pəpkʷosəm staring
pəpθawus Dark eyes
pəpχɛt torn in many places
pəpxɛt torn in many places
pəq white
pəqaɬčeyɩš Palm of hand
pəqɛqʷən white hair
pəqos white face
pəqšɩn Wild rice
pəq̓ tə čɛʔ Whitecaps
pəsəs to get numb
pəskɩt pilot bread
pəsnač numb buttocks
pəsoǰɛ Numb hand
pəsxʷnač got scared
pəθ black
pikɩn bacon
pikɩnoɬtən grease ( lard)
piɬɛw loose
pipa paper
pipximajɛs faint blush on cheeks
piqɛnoɬtən Lard
pisaθot Tidy up
pit qʷayɛgəns to be humble
piwɬ inside of any animal stomach
piχim pink
piyɛnxʷɛgas to come apart
piyəʔawt̓xʷ beer parlour (pub)
piyɩš to go down.
piyɩštᶿəm I will go down.
pi:qʷɛm Sparks flying from an open fire
pi:qʷɛm (tə kayɛʔ) Phosphorescense in the water
pi:tawtxʷ Downstairs
pišɩnmɛt To forgive someone
pɩpčuʔ Small basket
pɩwɬ Seal fat
pɩčamoɬ did wake up
pɩčamsəm will wake up
pɩčɩm ga Wake up
pɩču Basket
pok̓ʷ Mink island
popoχonɛsəm Teething
poqay Rotted tree on the ground
poqoq Moldy
poqsaθot to immerse oneself in water
poqsət to put in the water.
poq̓poq̓ Blueberries
poqʷay Rotten
puhot blow with your mouth
puhot̓ᶿəm i will blow on it
puhot̓ᶿəm i will blow on it
pukʷ book
pukʷawtxʷ Bookstore
puɬaθot to become swollen
puɬɛt swollen or a lump
puɬosoɬ was pouting
puɬojɛ swollen hand
pun spoon
punajaθ fishing spoon
pupheʔɛm Bit windy
pupɬanačɛqəɬ jellyfish
pupɬajɛs puffy cheeks
pupɬaǰɛs Lumpy cheeks
pupɬawus Bulging eyes
puq̓ostɛn Face powder
puqʷɛwstən Body powder
puqʷnačtən baby powder
pusamɛn baking powder
pusaʷkʷɛna Lump in cheek when there is something in mouth
pusayiqʷən Lump on ankle
pusɛt a swelling ie on the ankle, head, etc.
pusəm yeast bread
pusɬəɬ Adam's apple
puwɛq̓ʷ saplən flour
puʔəm Wind
puʔpxʷ kindling
pʊƛač like a bump on a stomach.
pʊqs to fall in the water
p̓agi Halibut
p̓ahat̓ᶿ stink current
p̓ahat̓ᶿay Stink Current shrub
p̓akʷpakʷ observant
p̓alasčɩn Cone
p̓alɛθ Skunk
p̓aɬamɛn Mt. Waddington
p̓aɬp̓aɬ someone searching around the house when they are not supposed to.
p̓aɬqəm slippery
p̓aɬqšɩn To slip
p̓aɬqʷanəč Missed the chair and fell.
p̓aɬt̓ thickness
p̓aɬčoθɛn pouting, lower lip is sticking out.
p̓aƛəmič I finished picking
p̓aƛiš Risen to the surface.
p̓aƛš To rise to the surface.
p̓ama Corks to keep net afloat
p̓amayitən Buoy for end of net
p̓apoq̓os Sandbluffs
p̓ap̓alq̓ʷosəm fluttering eyes
p̓ap̓aʔačɩm gillnet or fishing with a net
p̓ap̓aʔačɩm Fishing with a net
p̓ap̓aʔač̓ɩm Fishing with a net.
p̓ap̓aʔəč̓ɩm Gillnetter
p̓ap̓ɛm to work
p̓ap̓ɛmowɛθə Work clothes
p̓ap̓ɛθot To get made up
p̓ap̓ɛʔəm Sticky
p̓ap̓xʷawušɩn Smelly feet
p̓ap̓xʷawušɩn Stink toes
p̓aqɛt flat
p̓aqɛt flattened grass
p̓aqgayčɛm have a snack
p̓aq̓əm smoking
p̓aq̓gayč̓ɩm snack to tide you over
p̓aq̓gičɩn across from grace harbour
p̓asxʷ To burst or go flat.
p̓asxʷšɩn bursted as in a flat tire
p̓at̓aniš to stack or pile up (wood or other)
p̓aθos black face
p̓atᶿɛkʷɛtən Barette
p̓atᶿx To fart
p̓atᶿxɛm Farting
p̓atᶿxoɬ Farted
p̓at̓ᶿt tin can
p̓at̓ᶿt̓ Can (tin)
p̓aʔəčs ɬagət herring net
p̓aʔəč̓ Net
p̓aʔyɛm "you deserved it"
p̓aʔyɛn Fir bark
p̓a:p̓ɛma is s/he working?
p̓axčɛnsəm I will tear
p̓ayɛm Serves you right.
p̓ayɛnay Douglas fir
p̓eq wide
p̓eqaqət Widening
p̓exʷɛtɛtoɬ The flood
p̓ɛp̓ɛy thin (refers to objects)
p̓ɛp̓tanɛt stacked up
p̓ɛp̓yɛyɩs Any thin object
p̓ɛp̓yokʷɛt Flannel sheets
p̓ɛp̓yokʷɛt Sheets
p̓ɛqos Wide face
p̓ɛq̓ width
p̓ɛt́ᶿayɛtən Wash tub
p̓ɛt̓θayɛθatən tub
p̓ɛt̓θayit́ᶿatən Galvanized tub
p̓ɛθost To hug
p̓ɛt̓ᶿqaɬayt to strangle
p̓ɛxʷ Flood
p̓əɬp̓əɬmajɛs flabby cheeks
p̓əɬčoθɛn Lip sticking out, ready to cry
p̓əƛəm to pick fruit
p̓əƛp̓əƛ kʷʊkʷθays little rock island
p̓əƛšɛws sores rising on the body. rash
p̓əma cork that keeps the net afloat.
p̓əpkʷanəqtən always watching
p̓əpkʷusəmɛn someone who likes to stare.
p̓əp̓ayɛč̓ɩš Scrambling
p̓əp̓ɛt fix it
p̓əp̓ɛtsəm will fix it later
p̓əp̓θoman black eyebrows
p̓əθaʔjɛ one cent
p̓əθk Bullhead
p̓ətᶿayɛtᶿatən clothespin
p̓ət̓ᶿɛqʷatən Barrette or bobby pin
p̓əʔač fish net
p̓ip̓i:qɛn Shoulder blades
p̓iqʷayɛpšɩn Sprained ankle
p̓iχay Alder tree
p̓ixay red alder tree.
p̓i:qɛn Shoulder blade
p̓ičɛt ga to turn over or flip over
p̓iši sin
p̓išɩn To apologize
p̓ɩχimos Red faced from exertion
p̓oho Raven
p̓oqp̓oq grey blueberry found in higher elevations
p̓oq̓ grey
p̓oqʷeyus Blond hair
p̓oq̓ʷɛqʷən blonde hair
p̓oq̓ʷiyus telling that someone has blonde hair
p̓uxʷ stink
p̓uxʷawušɩn stink feet (or one foot)
p̓uxʷɛθxən arm pits are sweaty and smelly.
p̓uxʷɛtᶿa Wearing stink clothes
p̓̓oq̓oq̓ʷ turned grey
p̓ʋxʷ stinks
p̓ʋxʷɬaɬ stink mouth
p̓ʋxʷqɛn bad breath
p̓̓̓ɛt̓ᶿqaɬaytəs strangled
p̓̓̓əp̓ɛt̓ᶿəm i will fix it
p̓̓̓əp̓̓ɛtčxʷ you fix it
p̓̓̓op̓oq̓ʷoqʷ turning grey
qaga cane
qagaθot to pay oneself or to reward oneself.
qagatᶿəm I will pay or reward someone.
qagən Wild rose hip
qahəm to lift (object)
qahəm mouth is open
qakʷɛm Being still
qakʷɛmčxʷ ʔot you be still
qakʷɛqʷɬatən Lap blanket
qakʷum To smell like urine
qakʷum To stop
qakʷumaθot settle down
qalayɛ Ratfish
qaɬa Suspenders
qaƛayɛ Gaff hook
qaƛɛqojɛ missing finger
qaƛos no head
qaƛostəm they cut his head off
qaƛ maqɛns Lots of hair
qameƛəm Massaging
qamɛs put away in a safe place
qamƛət To massage
qamsatən i put it away
qamsaʔam̓enayɛ cupboard
qamsaʔaqʷə Funeral
qapawus one hand covering the eyes
qapawusəmčxʷ cover your eyes
qapeqʷanəm hands covering the head
qaposəm hands covering the face
qapqapəm touching things
qapqaptas touching things
qap̓axən Corner of a house
qap̓awušɩn Toenail
qap̓ɛqoǰɛ Fingernail
qap̓ɛqʷɬə Kneecap
qaqa low tide
qaqagaθot Paying oneself
qaqasƛačɛm laughing out loud
qaqaθajin eastern bay on hernando island.
qaqaʔənku Tide way out or beach long
qaqaǰiχaθot Cramping
qaqaytəs killing
qaqɛm Loon
qaqɛwsəm ga you make the sign of the cross
qaqɛy dead
qaqɛʔɛt good worker.
qaqɛʔɛt Ambitious person
qaqəm Nursing
qaqəmayɛ Nursing with a bottle
qaqəǰɩm Pity
qaqɬəmɬaɬ itchy throat and coughing
qaqƛayəχən Man's muscle shirt
qaqƛɛqojɛ missing fingers
qaqƛəm Bushy
qaqsamawuɬ riding around
qaqsemawt̓xʷ gym
qaqsemɛtəs to make fun of
qaqsɛm toy
qaqsɛm To play
qaqt́ᶿomən Eyebrows close together or joined
qaqθawus Cross-eyes
qaqtᶿawus eyes that are close together / beady eyes
qaqyɛt to trick or fool someone
qaqyɛt to purposely mislead
qaqyɛtᶿəm I will mislead them (or fool them)
qaqjɛm To miss someone.
qaqjɛm to be missing someone
qaqʷƛayəχən qəsnay teeshirt
qaqʷum ƛukʷɛnəs Heart attack
qasɛws a tired body
qasƛač to laugh
qasƛačɛm laugh out loud
qasnay Dress
qasqasɛm smiling
qast best friend
qast friend
qat To lift up
qatən Rat
qat́ᶿɛn Hair oil
qat̓əm Heavy
qat̓əm mot Very heavy
qaθakup chopping wood
qaθət to bring together
qaθqaθ Hard worker / never gives up.
qatᶿ come together
qatᶿɛgɩs Suit
qatᶿəm greasing your hair
qat̓ᶿaymixʷ People gathering together.
qaχəɬ talə Has lots of maney
qaχət To shovel snow
qaʔaθot To fast
qaʔaθot To fast
qaʔəpqəpt̓ touching
qaʔəwθ A big eater.
qaʔgəhə To walk with a cane
qaʔqa Mat to lie on
qaʔwum eye
qaʔyews to get tired
qaʔyigən Stillborn baby
qaʔǰɩƛ Stuck
qax Many/lots
qaxayɛ lots of people
qaxegən Liar
qajɛθot unsure but will try
qajɛθot̓ᶿəm i am unsure but will try
qajiƛ tight. ie difficult to open
qaxonəč dog feces
qa:pet Sheltered (as in sheltered bay)
qa:qayəm kʷʋtəm Refers to tuberculosis
qačayin False Hellebore plant.
qačigən unfriendly
qaǰikʷɩ morning
qax mot ɬagət school of herring
qačqačigən really unfriendly
qax ta kikɛ ta sopnačmɛn. Lots of bugs on the stump
qawkʷostəm To have the coffin covered.
qawk̓ʷos Head covered with blanket or cloth.
qawqagəm trying to please
qawθ Potato
qawtᶿaθot To cover oneself
qawtᶿost To cover
qawumstom punished
qawums (tə ǰɛnxʷ) Fish eyes
qay To die
qay To die
qayegɩs Exhausted or fatigued
qayɛmɛt thin
qayɛp The stern
qayɛqʷən savary island
qayɛws to be tired
qayɛχ digging stick
qayɛxʷəs killed it
qayɛʔ Water
qayəx digging stick
qayigɩs Tired body
qayim to stay overnight
qayi:x tool used for digging fork
qayɩgis tired body
qayɩm to spend the night
qaymɛt to believe in
qaymɛχʷanən Your spirit
qaymɛxʷanən one's life spirit
qaymɛxʷanən who i am
qaymɛxʷmɛns who you are
qaymɩxʷ Person
qaymɩxʷ person
qaymɩxʷqɛnəm to speak in the native language
qayoɬ Died
qayqayɛm camping for several days
qayqaymɛxʷqenəm speaking in one̓s native language
qayqaytas to beat someone up
qaytəm killed
qaytəsoɬ killed
qayθɛt̓ᶿəm i will kill you
qayumɩxʷ People
qayusč (I am) tired of doing something
qayχaƛəč Kidney
qayχawus Eyeball
qayxaθot to cramp up
qeqʷɛqʷ Scratched nose
qeχaqayšɩnəm Calf cramping
qeχaθot tət́ᶿ ǰɩšɩn Foot cramping
qeχɛganəmt̓ᶿəm i will tell a lie
qexʷəm̓ Beside
qeyɛt to call or yell to someone
qeyƛnəč Tightwad
qeyƛos Scar on face
qeyχ Fish eggs
qeyχaθot To cramp
qeyʔayɛ Water container
qɛgaθ deer
qɛgəθ Deer
qɛgiš to walk overland
qɛqɛgiš Travel overland
qɛqɛm̓ Creaking noise
qɛqɬemos To grin re: joke or funny situation
qɛqpawus both hands covering the eyes
qɛqtɛ youngest in the family
qɛqxeganet Arrogant / thinking highly of oneself
qɛq qɛʔ Soft
qɛq̓ q̓ɛʔ Tender
qɛseθotč challenge yourself
qɛseθotᶿəm you set a goal for yourself (challenge)
qɛχ younger brother
qɛχ Younger Sister
qɛχoɬ Deceased younger brother
qɛχtən Younger Sisters
qɛχtən younger brothers
qɛxʷaxən Neighbor
qɛxʷtegan Beside me.
qɛyawus tear
qɛyayɛ jug
qɛyəqʷ juice
qɛyƛnač Tightwad
qɛyqayɩm camping for several days
qɛyqɛyawus tears
qɛyʔəm juicy
qɛʔɛnqɛn Mallard duck
qɛx younger brother or sister
qɛxtən younger brothers or sisters
qəkʷmaθotčxʷ you stop it / you sit still.
qəkʷʋm Stop
qəməp Thigh
qəmk̓ʷ to capsize
qəmqəməp Thighs
qəmqəməp lap
qəmsamɛnayɛ Closet or Kitchen cabinets
qəmsat ga təθ qaqsɛm Put your toys away
qəmsatčxʷ you put it away
qəmsat̓ᶿəm i will put it away
qəmsaʔaʔmɛnayɛ cupboard
qəms čuy placenta
qəmθot To join in with others
qəmčoθɛn mouth is closed
qəmčoθɛnəm she closed her mouth.
qənayɛ Needle
qəp Time of year when sap is not running
qəpeqʷət to touch someone on the head
qəpɛt Touching
qəptasəm Will touch it.
qəptasoɬ Did touch it.
qəptčɛnsəm I will touch it.
qəpt̓ to touch
qəpčʋxʷ You touch it.
qəqagəθ Sand flea
qəqana Whirlpool
qəqəsƛačɛm Laughing
qəqhaʔəm lifting
qəqsamoθɛnəm Singing
qəqtxʷ gi:ɩws Extreme fever
qəqyɛnəq to be fooling someone
qəqyɛws getting tired
qəqčɛʔəma is it biting?
qəqʷƛačtən apron
qəsəm To smile
qəsəm To smile
qəsƛač to laugh
qəsnač Have a tired rear end
qəsnay shirt
qəsnays qʷ tumɩš Man's shirt
qəsqəsayɩp Tired thighs
qəsqəsɛm Smiling
qəsqəsšin Tired feet
qəsšɩnoɬč my feet got tired.
qəsšɩnoɬšt we had tired feet.
qəsšɩnšt we have tired feet.
qəsšɩnčxʷʊm you will get tired feet.
qətɛxʷ just short of .......
qətmaθot To make oneself heavy.
qətmaʔəmɛn weight for anchor
qətxʷayis he is short of money
qətxʷayis Short of money.
qətxʷayisačxʷ? do you not have enough money?
qətxʷayisoɬ he did not have enough money.
qətxʷayisč i do not have enough money to pay.
qətxʷayisšt we do not have enough money.
qətxʷays ran short of money
qətxʷaysštəm we will run short of money.
qətxʷaysčxʷʊm you might not have enough money
qətxos buzz haircut as in army
qət́ᶿ qət́ᶿ A determined person
qəχ Many
qəχhayɩɬ has many children
qəχ mot χɛχč̓ɛʔmɛn Forks
qəčqəčigən Unsociable
qəypanaq cutoffis/Summer shorts
qiwq̓ʷɛθot To make a drift set
qoɬeyšɩn shoe
qoɬeyšɩnəm gə Put your shoes on
qoməm Communion
qomqɛt To kiss
qomχayəχən elbow
qomχayəχən Elbow
qomχʷayɩqʷən Outside of ankle
qopawus Eyelash
qopɛgɩs Hair on body
qopoθɛn bearded
qopqopawus Eyelashes
qop šɩn Leg hair
qoqaʔwum eyes
qoqƛos wrinkled face
qoqo to drink
qoqoəmč I'm thirsty
qoqoq White owl
qoqoq White owl
qoqot̓uxʷ Bored
qoqpaʔana hairy ears
qoqpawus Hair hanging into your eyes
qoqʔaɬku Fish soup
qoqjemɛt To have pity
qoqʷayɛ glass
qoqʷǰɛmɛt Pity
qoθnačtɛn Cushion
qowʊt Beaver
qoxʷɛt́ᶿə Faded clothes
qoxʷɛčɩn Reef
qoxʷɛčɩn reef on marina island
qoxʷɛčɩn atrevida reef
qoʔay Western hemlock
qoʔmay Snow on the ground
qoʔoqo To drink
qoxoxʷɛt tᶿa Faded clothes
q'aykʷ bald eagle
q́ʷeyχ wood
q̓ačtas to bite
q̓agət To reward or pay.
q̓agixʷ spit at Harwood island
q̓akeyo a trap
q̓akʷom to smell like urine
q̓akʷum smell like urine
q̓aƛ Otter
q̓anayɛhayɛ Sewing basket
q̓aq̓a Hungry
q̓aq̓aʔəčxʷ are you hungry?
q̓aq̓ačɩn I'm hungry
q̓aq̓eyq̓ay grace harbour
q̓aq̓eyuʔəm Trapping
q̓aq̓əm To become hungry
q̓aq̓ƛəm Thick bushy area
q̓aq̓čɛʔəm biting
q̓asšɛn tired feet
q̓atxʷ Burnt
q̓at̓əm Liver
q̓at̓xʷət burn it
q̓at̓̓ᶿɛnxʷɛgəs to come together
q̓at̓ᶿ to come together
q̓aχayəχən Bruised arm
q̓aχəm Chamberpot
q̓aχənəq̓ Bruised thigh
q̓aχšɩn Bruised leg
q̓aʔawt́ᶿ Uvula
q̓aʔƛ̓ sea otter
q̓axawus bruised/black eye
q̓ajekʷawusθɛtᶿəm i will scratch your eyes out.
q̓axɛt Bruised / turns blue
q̓axəm potty
q̓axθut Bruised/turns blue.
q̓ač̓t to bite
q̓aw your pay or reward
q̓awačtən Stick to hold fish up in smoke house (poke through holes made in fish)
q̓awums reward or regret (what s/he deserves)
q̓ayɛ To shout
q̓ayəm To camp / spend overnight somewhere
q̓ayq̓ay To faint
q̓eyɛt To holler at someone far away
q̓ɛƛɛt Dyed cherry bark
q̓ɛq̓at̓o a swing
q̓ɛq̓ɛk̓ʷom gnawing (eating) something.
q̓ɛq̓nəhayɛ Small sewing basket
q̓ɛsnačɩp Ponytail
q̓ɛyƛ̓nač tightwad
q̓ɛys Anchor
q̓ɛʔɛχʷ Steelhead
q̓əɬon bow of the boat
q̓əqay To be dead
q̓əsɛqojɛ sore hand
q̓əsnəč Tired buttocks
q̓əsnəč Numb rear end from sitting
q̓əsq̓əs To be tired of sitting
q̓əsq̓əsawus Tired eyes
q̓ətxʷ to burn
q̓ətxʷaʔəm to burn things
q̓ətxʷaʔəm Burn
q̓ətxʷəm Container is burnt inside.
q̓ətxʷoɬ it burnt
q̓ətxʷʊxʷən i burned .....
q̓ətxos Skull
q̓əǰɛkʷiʔ Morning
q̓onos To frown
q̓opanatas he grabbed him by the neck
q̓opanaθɛmsəm someone will grab you by the backf of the neck
q̓opanaθɛtᶿəm i will grab you by the back of the neck.
q̓opanačxʷ you grab him / her by the scruff of the neck
q̓oqowaʔana ears
q̓ot́ᶿ kʷɛχ Green wood
q̓owaʔana ear
q̓oʔəmq̓om Little sores on body.
q̓waxt To cut or clean the fish
q̓̓əq̓ƛaʔəna no ears
qʷaga Come
qʷagə You come (informal)
qʷagə hošt Come on, let's go
qʷagə hošt qaqsamowəɬ Come on, let's go for a boat/car ride
qʷagə hošt ʔəmɛmaš Let's go for a walk
qʷagə tɛʔɛ Come over here
qʷagə ʔoɬtxʷ Come in
qʷagə ʔoɬtxʷ qʷɛqʷayštəm Come in, let's have a chat
qʷak̓̓ʷuxʷčxʷʊm you will run into it (could be any object)
qʷakʷʊxʷ to hit (run into something)
qʷakʷʊxʷəs to hit something
qʷakʷʊxʷt̓ᶿəm i will hit it.
qʷakʷʊxʷčɛpsəm you (pl) might hit something.
qʷak̓ʷuxʷəs did hit something
qʷalčɩn papišɩn mɛθɛ I'm sorry
qʷaləgə You come (polite)
qʷalmeθəs came towards me
qʷaloθɩn Talks so much it's irritating
qʷalsəm will come
qʷal hɛwt got home
qʷal hɛwt got home
qʷal qamɩn to come with me
qʷalšɛn ga Come forward
qʷal justaʔəmθiʔəm it was brought home for me
qʷal jusxʷasoɬ brought home (past tense)
qʷalčxʷ jusxʷ you bring it home
qʷaɬ raspberry
qʷaɬqʷoleyšɩn shoes
qʷamexʷaθot the person is curled up in a fetal position before burial
qʷanqʷanɛqʷɬə Knees
qʷaqoxʷawus blue / grey eyes
qʷaqθəm narrated
qʷaq̓ɛmosč I have a headache
qʷaqʷalay cottonwood
qʷaqʷaley Cottonwood tree
qʷaqʷaqəm Seal hunting
qʷaqʷayɛpaq talking under one's breath.
qʷaqʷayəmstənamot To look for pity or ask for help
qʷaqʷey talking
qʷaqʷəqʷ Woodtick
qʷaqʷɬay Lots of driftwood
qʷaqʷtɛm Creek
qʷaqʷθatamoɬ It was told (to him/her/us)
qʷaqʷθatas Telling/giving information
qʷaqʷθatuʔəmoɬ It was told to us.
qʷaqʷθəm to give information/to tell a story
qʷaqʷθəm Telling a story
qʷaqʷθosθɛθəm i will tell you a story
qʷaqʷθosθiʔəm telling me a story
qʷaqʷθosθiʔəm someone is telling me (a story)
qʷaqʷθqɛn gossiping
qʷaqʷyɛnət attempt to influence someone (with gentle persuasion.)
qʷasamɛqʷən flower in your hair.
qʷasaʔəm Having flowers.
qʷasəm Flower
qʷaθəns to gossip
qʷaʔəqʷey To have a conversation
qʷaʔlos To face toward you
qʷaʔnɛqʷɬə Knee
qʷaʔqʷaqʷəm Bumping
qʷaʔqʷəm to bump
qʷaʔwɛɬ Pitch or chewing gum
qʷašoθenəm tell jokes
qʷašqʷɛš (č) Excited
qʷawɛɬ pitch/gum
qʷawɛɬs qaqyənay Jack pine pitch
qʷawɛɬs tuxʷay Balsam pitch
qʷawɛɬs tᶿačɩɬpay spruce pitch
qʷay To speak
qʷay to speak
qʷayəmtumoɬəs to speak for us
qʷaymeθayɛm i was spoken to (lectured)
qʷaymet̓ᶿəm i will speak to him or her
qʷaymɛt to talk at someone
qʷaytənayɛ telephone
qʷeqʷaystəwɬ speaking to each other
qʷeyqʷay Someone who talks a lot
qʷɛnəs Whale
qʷɛnot́ Porpoise
qʷɛnqʷɛn rosary
qʷɛqʷaxɛθ likes to sleep in / lazy
qʷɛšt To cheer someone up
qʷəlsɛxʷ to bring
qʷəl ʔəm Wanting to come.
qʷəq Crack in wood
qʷəqʷətaləq Butterfly
qʷəqʷθosθɛč i am telling you
qʷəqʷχəm Cutting the fish
qʷəsʔəm dried herring cooked over an open fire
qʷətxʷəθot slide down
qʷəʔqʷaymastanomoč I am asking humbly
qʷəʔqʷaystanomot asking for help in a humble way
qʷiƛqɛn To translate
qʷiqʷi Sandy beach
qʷitɛqʷ Bridge of nose
qʷišqʷiš Bluejay
qʷolxəpi To come back
qʷol ƛaχaχ Past middle age
qʷol čəx ɬəxayɩn Bad weather coming
qʷol č̓uxʷ ƛoʔos Can you pick me up?
qʷomi age
qʷomot to put something in your mouth
qʷomot to put something in your mouth
qʷomotaɬačxʷ did you put it in your mouth?
qʷomotəs someone put it in their mouth
qʷomotəsoɬ had put it in their mouth
qʷomot ga you put it in your mouth
qʷomot̓ᶿəm i will put it in my mouth
qʷomqɛnəm to have kissed someone
qʷonos angry or stern look
qʷopenəs hairy chest
qʷopɛt ḱiḱɛʔ Caterpillar
qʷopšɩn hairy legs
qʷoqɬom wading (in the water)
qʷoqt̓ to deliberately hit or to run into
qʷoqʷəl coming
qʷoqʷləm wanting to come
qʷoqʷƛos Wrinkly face
qʷoqʷnɛs little whale
qʷoqʷolamə wanting to come?
qʷoqʷpaytɛgiqʷ hairy nostrils
qʷoqʷtᶿɛt Bundled up with blankets and pillows around you.
qʷoqʷxaʔəm Cutting or cleaning the fish
qʷoqʷjemɛt to feel sorry for ...........
qʷoqʷjemɛtas to feel sorry for someone
qʷotᶿ fresh wood
qʷoxʷomiš Squamish
qʷoʔɛnaɬkʷup ashes
qʷoʔqʷo drink
qʷojɛmawt̓xʷ outhouse
qʷupanət to grab by the back of the neck
qʷupšɛn hair on the legs
qʷʊnayɛganɛm Person who sees into thoughts or ...
qʷʊnayɛgačxʷ You can see into another's thoughts
qʷʊtiš Year
q̓ʷaləs Raccoon
q̓ʷaləs raccoon
q̓ʷaqʷaxʷ Duck
q̓ʷaq̓ʷlɛsos specks of dirt on face.
q̓ʷaxəm To cut fish
q̓ʷɛt beach
q̓ʷɛtem to overflow
q̓ʷɛtoθɛn Top lip
q̓ʷɛxʷ Ashes
q̓ʷɛyχayɛ wood box
q̓ʷəsʔay Lungs
q̓ʷətəm River
q̓ʷətχʷaθot sliding
q̓ʷixawtxʷ Wood shed
q̓ʷoyčoθɛn razor clams
sagəm lightning
sahɛqʷən head bowed down.
sakʷsakʷɛtəm going from side to side, drifting/staggering
saləm to turn or spin
saləm to turn or spin
salsalɛm turning or spinning
salt̓ ga turn it or spin it
saɬtu Wife
saɬtxʷ Woman
saɬxʷθot Girl first becomes a woman
saməm humming or singing
saməmoɬačxʷ were you being noisey
saməmč i am making noises
saməmšt we are making noises
saməmštəm we will be a bit noisey
sapeqʷen to get hit on the head
sapeqʷən has been hit on the head
sapɛqʷ to get hit on the nose
sapəm to hit
sapənaɬ To spank a child
saplɛn Bread
sapojɛ to get hit on the hand
sapt̓ to hit someone
sap̓agič got hit in the back
sap̓aʔənə got hit on the neck/ears
sap̓eqʷojɛ got hit on the fingers
sap̓ɛqʷɬa to get hit on the knee
sap̓ət ga hit it or spank someone
saqnəč being towed
saqnəčtəsoɬ was being towed
saq̓t ga you peel the inner bark of a tree
sasagəm lightning
sasalθot someone is turning or spinning
sasaxʷət Smoothing roots by pulling it under the knife
sasɛxʷ Dew
sasit̓amot To throw a tantrum
sasit̓ɛʔem throwing (back and forth)
sasxʷalnač wild onions
sasxʷɛlnəč Wild Onion
sasjɛnəm exaggerated movement
saχəm race canoe
saχʷət to shave
saχʷətčxʷ you shave something
saxʷusəm to shave one̓s face
saʔa two
saʔaɬt girl
saʔasɬtxʷ little girl
saʔasqəm To yawn
saʔəs Tuesday
saʔgəm Lightening
saʔɬtχʷ young girl
saʔma Mussel
saʔnač head bowed down
saʔpeqʷən speaking of someone in derisive tone indicating that there is something wrong with them.
saʔpɛt Valley or ravine
saʔyayɩn Texada
saʔč̓i tanned leather
saʔč̓i Leather
saxostən Shaver
sawsukʷom afraid (being alone at night)
sawsukʷum afraid of the dead
sawsuqʷegən Lonely
sawus two dollars
sawusʔəmən Secluded beach
sayaʔna neck
sayayɛχən arm
sayɛgən Waist
sayɛƛəχən elbow
sayɛnəq Inner thigh
sayɛqʷən top of the head
sayɛt̓ət̓ačxʷʊm are you going to throw it away?
sayɛyɩqʷən Ankle
sayɛjɛs cheek
sayəqayšɩn Calf
saygɩɬ Diapers
sayɬəɬ Back of throat
sayƛačɛm diarrhea
sayƛačɩm Diarrhea
sayƛačɩm Diarrhea
saymot strong
saymot to be good at / strong
saynačɛǰɛ Underbrush
saynačɩp Back of head
saysay to be afraid
saysimaʔaq wind is blowing every which way.
saysimaʔaq̓ Mixed, swirling wind
saysiyɛwus more than one person is drunk
sayǰɛ Leaf
selawt̓xʷ tent
sesiyəχən Shoulder
sesk̓ʷɛm people shivering (as in cold)
sɛsaʔa two people
sɛsaʔəmɛtčxʷ the two of you do it together
sɛsayɛ two people
sɛsəʔa two people
sɛsič frost
sɛsqanəč towing something small
sɛsqɛmen ticklish
sɛwšɛw Stinging nettles
sɛʔɛsp̓əm To play baseball
sɛʔɛsxɛx getting the chills
sɛʔmɛn Boil on skin
səlθot To turn
səp To get hit by an object anywhere on your body
səpnačtᶿəm i will spank
səpt̓ To club /hit
səpšɛwum To slam the door
səp̓šɩn got hit on the leg
səq̓ Fifty cent piece
səq̓ half breed
səq̓nəč someone towing something
səshɛqʷən head is always bowed down.
səsqaʔəm Splitting herring open after it's been cooked over an open fire
səsyɛwus someone is drunk
səčəm to itch.
səčsəčəm itching
siksik wheelbarrow or big stroller
sinkʷə Big open ocean
sisay to become afraid
sisayayəxən Shoulders
sisayɛnəq Inner thighs
sisayɛyɩqʷən Ankles
sisayɛjɛs cheeks
sisayəqayšɩn Calves
sisaystanəq trying to scare someone
sisayjɛsčxʷʊm you will scare it away
sisayǰɛ Leaves
sisisnamotɛ pretending to be scary
sisɩksɩk little stroller or small wheelbarrow.
sitət To throw something
sit̓aʔəmt̓ throw to someone
sit̓aʔəmt̓ᶿəm i will throw them a ..........
sit̓aʔəmčxʷ you throw to him
sit̓ət̓čxʷ you throw it away
siyəm kʷət́ᶿ moʔos To feel dizzy
si sayɛƛəχən elbows
sičɛmeqʷ itchy nose
sič̓ɩm Rustling
sɩčɛm itching
sɩčɛmeqʷən Itchy head.
snatoɬ Lastnight
sopayɛʔ Axe
sopnəč Tailbone
sopnəčmɛn Stump
sopot to chop anything
sosohoθot Daily cleansing for new adults
sosohoθot to cleanse
sosohoθot Brushing one's face with the hands or cedar and blowing away towards the sun
sospayuʔ Small axe
sosxʷa urinating
sotɩč Winter
soxʷay Dogwood
soxʷə urinate
soxaʔəqəp to smell like urine
soxaʔəwt̓xʷ out house
soxay Willow tree
sqʷəǰɩm Poor
sukʷɛm To be shaky
sukʷɛqʷatən scarf
sukʷɛqʷən Kerchief tied around the head (woman)
sukʷɛqʷən cloth or blanket covering the head
sukʷosəm cloth or blanket covering the face
sukʷtəm Drifting out of control.
sukʷum going with the wind. (ie boat)
suk̓ʷəm Outer cedar bark
suk̓ʷʋm With the wind
suqʷɛqʷatən Kerchief or head scarf
susukʷʋm going with the wind.
sxoxoɬ A long time ago
šɛgatčɛnsəm i will honor them
šɛʔoyɛm To raise one's hands
šut̓os hair is combed back
tagakʷayin Bracken fern
tagəkʷayɩn Fern
tagəmθot̓ᶿəm i will have my revenge
tagit Frozen
tagumxʷ Ice on the ground
takɩnəmgə Put your socks on
tak̓ʷtuk̓ʷtəs they are pulling at it.
takʸɛnə Skinny neck
tala money
talahawustən eyeglasses
talaʔawt̓xʷ bank
talɛhowɛstɛn eyeglasses
talɛč Round
taləhayɛ Purse or wallet
talχʷɛčχʷ to hollow
taɬaʔəmčɩstən Top of shoulder bone
taɬeqʷaθot To jump around
taɬɛnəs Collarbone
taɬɛqʷaθot To jump around
taɬqʷum to bounce / bouncy
taɬuxʷ to unravel
taɬuxʷən i got it straightened
taɬuxʷč i straightened it
tamaqəp? what kind of smell is it?
tamat To guess
tameqʷatən scarf that goes around the head (women)
tamɛqʷatən Kerchief or bandana
tamɛqʷɛtən Scarf
tamɛqʷən wearing a scarf around the head
tamostɛn Head band
tamojɛtən Bracelet
tamqʷɬaɬ scarf wrapped around the neck.
tamustən Headband
tam̓čxʷ you bind it up
tan mother
tanoɬ Deceased Mother
tapaymɛxʷtən bra
tapaymɩxʷtən Bra
tapɛt on tight
tapɛt tight. (does not fit)
tapnəč Tight pants
taptɛn Girdle
taqawtᶿ food/water goes down the wrong way (in the throat)
taqəm talking it over.
taqtaqayɩqʷən Unable to pee
taqjosɛt Intercepted / hemmed in.
taqjostas To intercept.
taqjostəm Intercepted.
taqšɛgəɬoɬ was shut in or locked up
taqšɛgəɬsxʷəs has it shut in
taqšɛnayɛqʷən Unable to urinate
taqšɛwθɛmsəm you will get locked in.
taq̓ʷa devil fish
tasɛtčxʷ you be near .......
tasɛt̓ᶿəm i will be near ........
tasos to suffer
tasθotčxʷ you come near .......
tataɬqʷaθot He / she / it was just bouncing.
tataʔəčɩš Travelling
tataʔnə Across the room
tataǰɛs Cheek
tatawusamɛn walking along the beach
tatayɩn the end of a ....(rope, a board, clothesline)
tatɛyɛqɛn upper arm
tatəmčxʷ What are you doing?
tatəmčxʷum tin nanat What are you doing this evening?
tatlɛčɛwus Big round eyes
tatogʸa lower arm
tat́ᶿeygəm Sizzling fat or sparks flying
taθ maqɛn your hair
tatᶿamoθtɛm Lipstick
tatᶿɛm to bleed
taχamay red cedar
taχawus one curtain is closed
taʔatos shed roof that is slanted on one side
taʔačɩs eight
taʔačɩsaɬ šɛ Eighty
taʔačɩsos eight dollars
taʔačɩsos eight dollars
taʔətawus one eye missing
taʔətšɩn one shoe on
taʔəčɩš Travel
taʔgɩt ɛɬtən Frozen food
taʔow Lifelong learnings/teachings
taxawusəm to close the curtains
taxawustən Curtains
taxəmajɛjɛ cedar branches
ta:q to talk about something
ta:twum Side of body
tačəm to be visible / it shows
taḱʷə Octopus
tawusamɛn to walk along the beach
tawʊsamɛn little river at comox
tayɛqmɛn big shell to drink from
tayičɛθot Annoyed
taytayqaθot moving around
tɛkinayɛqʷ Toque
tɛkɩnʊkʷt sweater
tɛku Spawn
tɛkʷʔəm To unload
tɛltolaʔana small ears
tɛltolaʔanə Small ears
tɛltolajɛs small cheeks
tɛqaw horse
tɛqnom got caught in the act
tɛqnomɛm caught in the act
tɛtalɛč spindle whorl (circle, round)
tɛtɛχɛm Sunny
tɛtolawus small eyes
tɛtqaytɛgɩqʷ Plugged nose
tɛtt́ᶿemaǰɛs Red cheeks
tɛtxʷanɛxʷas to know something
tɛtxʷanɛxʷəs to know something or someone
tɛχayč̓ɩn Messy hair
tɛʔɛ it
tɛʔɛ this one (masculine)
tɛxayčɩn hair is all bushy in the back of the head.
tɛxeqʷan uncombed hair
tɛ:k̓ɛw Horse
təɛkɩn sock
təgamit paid back (had his/her revenge)
təgəmθotč i am going to have my revenge
təgəm mot to pay back (revenge)
təgəm mot to pay back (revenge)
təm What
təmtəmawt̓xʷ jail
təmtumɩš Men
təm gu:q̓ʷtaxʷ what are you dragging
təpqɛn saplɛn Bread cooked by an open fire
təqaxʷən I closed it.
təqawt́ᶿ To choke
təqawt̓ᶿ choking on food
təq̓ɛt it is closed
təq̓t To close
təq̓t To close something
təq̓šɛgaɬ shut in
təq̓šɛwθɛmsɛm you will get shut in
təsɛt Near
təsɛʔɛčus One hundred dollars
təsos to experience pain, suffering or loss.
tətaɬqʷaθot Hopping around
tətəmqɛtas imitating someone's voice
tətganač walking backwards
tətkihɩn stocking feet
tətlahawus Wearing glasses
tətlahayɛ Change purse
tətlehayɛ Little change purse.
tətlečɛyɩn oval basket
tətnəčɩp Buttock
tətq̓ɛs To take your time
təttᶿɛm bleeding
tətunačšɩn walk backwards
tətχawus all the curtains are closed
tətčɛwmɩxʷ animals
tətčot čiyɛtoɬ i used to hear
tət́ᶿ tɩgixʷəɬ My children
tət́ᶿ tɩgʸuxʷəɬ The kids
təθɛmoθɛtən Bright red lipstick
təʔawt to tell
təxawus closed curtains
təxəmay Red cedar
təčtačɛm To stagger
təwtiwš To learn easily.
tihayɛ Teapot
tihomɩš Fat
tilawɛ big belly
tinačə? is it empty
tinəč empty
tinəčtəsoɬ emptied
tinəčt̓ᶿəm i will empty
tiqɛnɛs femal dog salmon
tiskʷət former village site.
tita him/he
titaqenəm boys voice change
titaynɛxʷɛgəs talking about things
titɛwšɛm stanəq teacher
tithaɬšɩn Big feet
tithanɛxʷ Big waves
tithaqayšɩn big calves
tithaʔanə Big ears
tithaʔǰɩs Big cheeks
tithawus Big eyes
tithaymɩxʷ Large breasts
tithewnɛs Big teeth
tithɛqojɛ big fingers
tithomɩš chubby
tithonuxʷ Big wave
tithojɛ Big hands
titɩwšɩmstənəq Teacher
titkalɛθəs tickling me
titkɛlɛt to tickle
titmɩt to be in jail
titol Small
titolɛqojɛ little/small fingers
titoltoləɬšɩn Small feet
titol mot Very small
titqenəm "big" voice
titxqɛnəm Boys' changing voice
tiθohəts tə t̓əgəm Sun is going down
tiχɛχyɛq̓ Hermit crab
tiχʷay yellow cedar
tixʷay Yellow cedar
tixʷθaɬ tongue
tiʔɛqʷ big nose
tiʔɛtˢa Big baggy clothes
ti: Big
ti:hawušɩn Big toe
ti:hos Big head
ti kʷəsəm it will be really big ..............
ti:mayɩn the end
ti:mot very big
ti:mot hɛhaw Really big
ti mot qasɛms To smile very big
ti:nomot Expensive
ti:nomotə Is it expensive?
tijosəm wash your face
ti:stəm one is treated with great respect.
ti:sxʷ To think highly of someone.
ti:sxʷəs to respect
ti:sxʷnamot Thinks highly of themselves.
ti:sxʷθəm I will respect him / her.
ti:tɩwšɛm Student
ti:tol čuy small child (baby)
ti:xʷay Yellow cedar tree
ti ʔayɛ Big House
tičɛgən to become irritated with someone's behaviour
tičɛtən I missed hitting (something)
tičiyus Messy
tiǰostən Wash basin
ti: pɩču Large basket
tičqɛtən ie. I missed hitting the garbage can.
tičuxʷən I became irritated with someone
ti:ǰɩt To wake someone up
ti: čuy big child (baby)
tɩgiχʷ nine
tɩgixʷaɬ šɛ ninety
tɩgixʷaɬ šɛ heykʷ mos Ninety four
tɩgixʷaɬ šɛ heykʷ pa?a Ninety one
tɩgixʷaɬ šɛ heykʷ sa?a Ninety two
tɩgixʷaɬ šɛ heykʷ təxəm Ninety six
tɩgixʷaɬ šɛ heykʷ tigixʷ Ninety nine
tɩgixʷaɬ šɛ heykʷ t́aʔačɩs Ninety eight
tɩgixʷaɬ šɛ heykʷ t́očɩs Ninety seven
tɩgixʷaɬ šɛ heykʷ θiyɛčɩs Ninety five
tɩgixʷaɬ šɛ heykʷ čɛlɩs Ninety three
tɩgixʷos nine dollars
tɩgixʷus nine dollars
tɩkɛwusčxʷ You wink
tɩktakʸoǰɛ Skinny arms
tɩktəɛkɩn socks
tɩktɩkšɩn Skinny legs
tɩq̓ɛtən Dessert
tɩtakyus Narrow face
tɩtɩwšəm Learning
tɩtkɛwsəm Winking
tɩwšəm To learn.
tɩwšəmawt̓xʷ School
tonexʷəsoɬ someone knew
toqt Cough
toq̓ t̓əm Saturday
toqʷɛt Coughing
toqʷum cough
toq̓ʷɛt coughing
totgiwsəm To exercise
totiwsəm To flex one's muscles
totlos Small face
totoq̓om Persistent cough
totoq̓omč I have a cold
totoqʷum coughing
totoyəp following
totqʷanən People who live in Theodosia
totq̓ʷɛt everyone is coughing
totxʷɬay Necklace
toχtoχnomot Person who knows everything
toχʷnexʷčʔot i know.
toxʷəngusəm Having learned many skills
toxʷnɛxʷačxʷ do you know ....
toxʷʋxʷ To learn something.
toyəp to follow
toyəptawɬ following each other
toyqɛtən Hoop over baby basket used for covering
toxnɛxʷəs s/he knows
to:p stove
toxtoxnomot knowledgeable / always making sure of the facts.
tu Ice
tukt To pull
tuk̓t̓ to pull
tuƛɛ Rabbit
tumišθot To turn into a man
tumɩš Man
tunačɩn To back up
tuqetəs To answer back.
tuqɛt to answer back
tutəmtamɩš Baby boys or young boys
tutmɩš Baby boy or Young boy
tutuxʷoθot t̓ᶿ saɬəɬ my voice is (getting) hoarse or froggy
tutxʷawus Blurred vision
tuwəmayəʔ Westerly wind
tu:qɛn Webby throat
tu̓tamɩš Young man
t́am Belt
t́at́alomos mask (scary mask, t́al mask)
t́aʔačɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ mos Eighty four
t́aʔačɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ paʔa Eighty one
t́aʔačɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ saʔa Eighty two
t́aʔačɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ təxəm Eighty six
t́aʔačɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ tigixʷ Eighty nine
t́aʔačɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ t́aʔačɩs Eighty eight
t́aʔačɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ t́očɩs Eighty seven
t́aʔačɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ θiyɛčis Eighty five
t́aʔačɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ čɛlɩs Eighty three
t́ɛqamɩn sharpener
t́ɛqɛt grind down
t́əmtam̓ukʷt Patchwork quilt
tˢəpxʷosəm Dunk your head in the water (dive)
t́əxamaɬ šɛ heykʷ mos Sixty four
t́əxamaɬ šɛ heykʷ saʔa Sixty two
t́əxamaɬ šɛ heykʷ tigixʷ Sixty nine
t́əxamaɬ šɛ heykʷ t́aʔačɩs Sixty eight
t́əxamaɬ šɛ heykʷ t́očɩs Sixty seven
t́əxamaɬ šɛ heykʷ θiyɛčɩs Sixty five
t́əxamaɬ šɛ heykʷ čɛlɩs Sixty three
t́oʔomt paddle
t́ᶿagatɛqʷoǰɛtən Ring
t́ᶿahaθot Regret
t́ᶿat́ᶿaʔəm Chewing
t́ᶿat́ᶿəm Spring salmon
t́ᶿat́ᶿoqʷɛʔəm To scoop the fish
t́ᶿat́ᶿuq̓ʷaʔəm To make a round set
t́ᶿaʔat To chew
t́ᶿaʔyɛʔ Preserved food
t́ᶿaʔčus Mosquito
t́ᶿaxɬawum To gather food
t́ᶿaytɛn Umbrella
t́ᶿeyuxʷ Nephew
t́ᶿeyuxʷtən Nephew/nieces
t́ᶿɛk̓ʷəm Left side
t́ᶿɛpɛqʷən Pointed head
t́ᶿɛpənuxʷ To blink
t́ᶿɛp̓ɛqʷ Pointed nose
t́ᶿɛqʷtegən To the left
t́ᶿɛt́ᶿɛqʷ Muddy
t́ᶿɛt́ᶿɛq̓ʷ Worm
t́ᶿɛt́ᶿit́ᶿoǰus Crazy person
t́ᶿɛt́ᶿkos Blackhead or pimple
t́ᶿɛt́ᶿpapšɛn Spike heels
t́ᶿɛt́ᶿp̓awus Slanted eyes
t́ᶿɛt́ᶿqenɛs Hawk
t́ᶿɛt́ᶿχo Ling cod
t́ᶿɛʔkʷoǰɛʔ Left handed
t́ᶿəmtən Breast
t́ᶿəmt́ᶿəmqʷi:əm Fog
t́ᶿəmt́ᶿəmtən Breasts
t́ᶿətqɛmoqʷ Dripping nose
t́ᶿət́ᶿaqɛtəs Mother chewing food for baby
t́ᶿət́ᶿəmɛχawus Eyes almost closed
t́ᶿət́ᶿkʷɩwsəm Wiping oneself dry
t́ᶿət́ᶿoqʷɛʔɛm Round set
t́ᶿiyɩčsəs Friday
t́ᶿičɩt To twist or wring something
t́ᶿokʷɩwsəm To wipe oneself dry
t́ᶿomaǰu Barnacle
t́ᶿomaǰʊ barnacle
t́ᶿot́ᶿawušɩn Hail
t́ᶿot́ᶿok̓ʷʊk̓ʷ Dawn
t́ᶿot́ᶿoqʷ Feather Mattress
t́ᶿot́ᶿoq̓ʷ Feather
t́ᶿot́ᶿqʷom Half-smoked fish
t́ᶿot́ᶿxʷonɛsəm Brushing your teeth
t́ᶿowʊč tə p̓aʔač To clean the net
t́ᶿoχonɛsəm To brush your teeth
t́ᶿoχt To wash something
t́ᶿoxʷaməmən Dish washing basin
t́ᶿoxownɛstɛn Toothbrush
t́ᶿočɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ mos Seventy four
t́ᶿočɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ saʔa Seventy two
t́ᶿočɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ tigixʷ Seventy nine
t́ᶿočɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ t́aʔačɩs Seventy eight
t́ᶿukʷum Not sweet
t́ᶿʊkʷaməmən Dishtowel
t́ᶿʊkʷomɩxʷtən Mop
t́ᶿʊkʷt́ᶿʊkʷum Bland
t̓agəm sun / moon
t̓agəms kʷ ƛiyəm Moon of the cockles
t̓agəms kʷ sɛsič Moon of the frost.
t̓agəms kʷ sotič Winter moon
t̓agəms kʷ t̓ɛnɛkʷ Salmonberry Moon
t̓aleqɛt To punch holes in something
t̓alɩk̓ a hole
t̓alt̓ᶿɛqʷ table knife
t̓aɬəm Sticks
t̓aɬəm Cedar sticks for baskets
t̓aɬos To face sideways/profile
t̓aɬqʷət flicking the cod eggs so that they come loose from the rocks.
t̓aɬt̓aɬoθɛnəm Flowers in full bloom.
t̓aɬšɩn go sideways
t̓aɬšɩn go sideways
t̓aɬšɩnəm walking (going) sideways
t̓amaɬ ga What kind is it?
t̓amuxʷ gooseberry
t̓anos Two people sitting side by side
t̓apatas To land (ie boat)
t̓apawuɬ boat is beached
t̓apəs Cave
t̓apos Blind
t̓aq Slowpoke
t̓aqa salal berry
t̓aqaʔana Plugged ear
t̓aqaʔaq Southeast wind
t̓aqɛt sticking onto something.
t̓aqə Salalberry
t̓aqt̓ Mountain
t̓aqt̓aq going slow
t̓aqšɩn slow walker
t̓aq̓at Berries mashed and dried for storage
t̓aq̓ay Salal bush
t̓atmosəm Making faces
t̓at̓ak̓ʷs Gun
t̓at̓aɬɛt walking sideways
t̓at̓aɬonɛxʷ tacking (as in sailing)
t̓at̓aɬumʋxʷ broadside.
t̓at̓əp tide is going out.
t̓at̓manəqot He / she is copying.
t̓at̓manəqθəm I will copy / imitate him/her.
t̓at̓manəqč I am copying/imitating.
t̓at̓manəqšt We will copy / imitate.
t̓aθayin The point is showing.
t̓aθɛmɛkʷən Red hair
t̓atᶿɛm red
t̓atᶿɛmos Red faced
t̓aχəmos six dollars
t̓aʔat To try or also to taste something
t̓aʔmuxʷ Wild currant
t̓axamay red cedar tree
t̓a:nɛt Something washed up on beach
t̓a qos Rock cod
t̓ayš Bed blanket
t̓enɛt χaʔa Barbecued clams
t̓ɛkʷt̓ To drop off.
t̓ɛk̓ʷt To take off (ie off the truck)
t̓ɛk̓ʷum disembark (ie get off a boat)
t̓ɛn bb'q fish
t̓ɛnɛk̓ʷ Salmonberry
t̓ɛnɛqʷ Salmon Berries
t̓ɛnəm Barbecued fish
t̓ɛqɛnɛstən Knife sharpener
t̓ɛqt̓ən whaletown bay
t̓ɛq̓ɛt To sharpen
t̓ɛt̓aθawus peeking just a little
t̓ɛt̓ɛkʷu Spawning
t̓ɛt̓ɛnəm Barbecuing fish
t̓ɛt̓ɛnəmɛw they are BBQ̓ing
t̓ɛt̓ɛq̓ɛtč Sharpening or i am sharpening
t̓ɛt̓əst̓ɛs bird
t̓ɛt̓ɩstɛs Any bird
t̓ɛt̓qamot going in short distances.
t̓ɛt̓tᶿɛmawus red eyes
t̓ɛχey To spread your arms out
t̓ɛʔɛθ sling shot
t̓ɛxeθot To warm oneself by the fire.
t̓ɛxɛθot to warm oneself by the fire
t̓ɛxɛθot to warm oneself up against the fire.
t̓ɛxosəm toasted face
t̓əgəm Sun
t̓əlqɛʔanə Pierced ears
t̓əlt̓əlt́ᶿɛqʷ Table knives
t̓əmšɩn Twin
t̓əm̓t̓əm̓otxʷ jail house
t̓əpθot to warm myself by the fire
t̓əqanə Water dam
t̓əqawus eye lid is glued shut.
t̓əqawus patch over the eye
t̓əqɛqʷən hair is just flattened.
t̓əqɛt́ᶿə Partition in a house
t̓əqsəm Slowpoke
t̓əq̓tasoɬ t̓əq̓tasoɬ ta ʔɛmɛn. (someone closed?)
t̓əq̓tčɛp you all stick it on .......
t̓əq̓tčxʷ you stick it on
t̓ətqɛm Dripping
t̓ət̓iaxawus wide eyed
t̓ət̓laxawus Wide eyes from something happening.
t̓ət̓lexawus big scared eyes
t̓ət̓manəq To copy or imitate someone.
t̓ət̓tᶿɛmos bleeding face
t̓əχmaɬ šɛ sixty
t̓əχmaɬ šɛ heykʷ paʔa Sixty one
t̓əʔq̓a Any dried berry
t̓əxamaɬ šɛ heykʷ təxəm Sixty six
t̓əxəm six
t̓igɩm Sweet
t̓igɩm matosamɛn honey
t̓ikqɛnəm to eat sweets
t̓imɩxʷ Medicine
t̓iyɛč messy
t̓iyəm Cherry bark
t̓i:əm Wild cherry bark
t̓i:may Wild cherry tree
t̓išosəm Sliammon land
t̓ič̓os messy
t̓ɩgɛmqɛnəm eat something sweet
t̓ɩk̓ɛwusəm To wink
t̓ɩk̓ɛwusθəs He or she winked at me
t̓ɩšɛmaɬkʷu milky looking water
t̓ɩšɛm tə qayɛʔ Milky water
t̓ɩšɛqʷ snot
t̓ogut to recognize
t̓oɬaɬ bed
t̓oɬat ga put it (on the table, chair, etc.)
t̓oɬəmčxʷ you put it .......
t̓omt paddle
t̓oqom Thimbleberry
t̓oqt̓ ga you throw out the water
t̓oq̓ Squirrel Cove
t̓oqʷom Thimble Berry
t̓osas ga(i) You be quiet.
t̓osəm quiet
t̓osəmčɛp you all be quiet.
t̓osəmčxʷ Be quiet
t̓ot̓gutəs to recognize/to know (some people)
t̓ot̓guθot To show off one's physical strength or pick a fight while drinking
t̓ot̓ogatas to try and identify someone
t̓ot̓ gi:wsəm Contractions
t̓oθom To shoot
t̓otᶿqɛnəm to shoot ie ball into the net.
t̓oχʷɛy Very pregnant
t̓oxʷnexʷmotas He / she really knows / understands.
t̓oʔxʷəm Huckleberry
t̓o:ɬɛt "object" is sitting on table, chair, etc
t̓oxnɛxʷas he/she knows
t̓oxt̓oxost to explain
t̓oxt̓oxostᶿəm I will explain
t̓ʊks A loud bang or explosion
t̓ʊqʷaʔna Deaf
t̓̓ət̓mat to copy
t̓̓̓aqos stuck somewhere maybe caused by bad weather
t̓̓̓aʔət ga you taste
t̓̓̓ət̓meʔem guessing
t̓̓̓̓aqsɛqɛn speak slowly
t̓̓̓̓ityɛʔəm refusing to give something
t̓̓̓̓ityɛʔəmtawɬ refusing to give to one another (something)
t̓̓̓̓i hegən to trust
t̓̓̓̓̓aqšt to bring someone somewhere
t̓̓̓̓ᶿeyɛgən satisfied or to trust
t̓̓̓̓̓̓ɛkʷtumoɬəs let us off
t̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ɛkʷt to take off (something)
t̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ɛkʷtuwum let us off
t̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ɛt̓ɛkʷɛw spawning of herring
t̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ətqawt̓ᶿ choking
t̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ᶿət̓ᶿuqʷaʔəm kʷ ɬagət action of scooping herring
t̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ᶿiqaǰaθ choking on liquid (ie coffee)
t̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ᶿoqotəm kissing all over
t̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ɛt̓qɛʔəm checking up on someone
t̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ɛt̓̓qetas checking on
t̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓ᶿoqot kissing all over the face
θagaɬčeyiš Sliver in the palm of your hand
θagɛqoǰɛʔ Sliver in your finger
θaguja to get a sliver in the hand
θaguǰɛʔ Sliver in your hand
θahəms tə t̓aqt̓ Over the mountain
θahəm̓ Other side of an object
θaɬaθtuxʷ Comox people
θamšɛ twenty
θamšɛ heykʷ mos Twenty four
θamšɛ heykʷ paʔa Twenty one
θamšɛ heykʷ saʔa Twenty two
θamšɛ heykʷ taʔačɩs Twenty eight
θamšɛ heykʷ təxəm twenty six
θamšɛ heykʷ tigixʷ Twenty nine
θamšɛ heykʷ t́ᶿočɩs Twenty seven
θamšɛ heykʷ θiyɛčɩs Tweny five
θamšɛ heykʷ čɛlɩs Twenty three
θam šɛ heykʷ taʔačɩs Fifty eight
θam šɛ heykʷ tigiχʷ Fifty nine
θapahos Buck
θapiš To bathe
θapišawtxʷ Bathroom
θapišawt̓xʷ bathtub
θapišoɬ He / she had a bath.
θapišθəm I will take a bath.
θaptanayɛ Bathtub
θaptən bathtub
θap̓awəčxʷ Are you busy?
θap̓awč I am busy
θap̓ayčɩn Snack
θaqay sockeye salmon
θat̓ɛxəm Waterfall
θaθapiš Bathing
θaθapiš Bathing
θaθχays Gravelly beach
θaθčɛ?əm hollow out
θatᶿəm spring salmon
θaʔyɩm̓ To sink
θaxɛqʷən crewcut
θa:həm The other side.
θa:paw To be busy
θačɛɬšɩn Foot is asleep
θačɛɬc̓eyiš Hand is asleep
θašɩš Gone sour
θač̓ikɛn Straight hair
θawqʷəm An abrasive surface
θayɛɬ Lake
θayɛptθəm I am going to look into it
θayəmoɬ It sank.
θeqɛt Ditch or hole in the ground
θeqəm to dig
θeystən porch
θeyumɩxʷtən floor
θɛqɛt To dig
θɛqɛtasoɬ already dug
θɛqənəč To dig roots
θɛqnačoɬč I did dig
θɛθɛqəm Digging
θɛθičqan stinging of the mouth.
θɛθɩθoǰus Crazy
θɛθuθetən desk
θɛθ θuθtən small table (end) (coffee)
θɛwq̓ Elderberry
θɛwθeytɛn table
θɛwθɛtən table
θɛwuθɛtən table
θɛʔθa that one (feminine)
θɛ:θa or θɩ:θa she/her
θəkay Sockeye salmon
θəmqɬ Cloud
θəmtəq̓ Eulachon
θəm θoman eyebrows
θəmčɛθot To submerge oneself in water.
θəmšɛʔos twenty dollars
θəmšuʔos Twenty dollars
θəqat Steep
θəqšɩmqɛn To smack your food
θəθayičɛθot To be squirming
θəθhənxʷ to get fish in the river
θəθhənxʷ Gaffing in the river
θəxʷəm to stab
θiθačqɛn Canker sore
θiθɩčqɛn Canker sore
θiyɛč To find something
θiyɛčɩs five
θiyɛčɩsaɬšɛ fifty
θiyɛčɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ mos Fifth four
θiyɛčɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ paʔa Fifty one
θiyɛčɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ saʔa Fifty two
θiyɛčɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ təxəm Fifty six
θiyɛčɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ t́ᶿočɩs Fifty seven
θiyɛčɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ θiyɛčɩs Fifty five
θiyɛčɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ čɛlɩs Fifty three
θiyɛčsos Five dollars
θiyəčisʔəs friday
θičɛmtɛgən further back in the woods
θičɩm Away from the water or upland
θičmaχən back of the house
θičmos kitchen
θɩθayɛɬɛt Puddle
θɩθɩyɛɬ Little Lake
θɩθɩyɛɬ Little lake
θɩč Straight
θɩčamɛn adze
θɩčɛmot kʷaʔəmnəč Straight root
θɩǰɛqop hat
θoga go
θogə You go (polite)
θohenas The other end of the reserve.
θohɛqʷ Around the point.
θohitoɬačxʷ did you get to go?
θohoɬ kʷaʔ He/she went
θohoɬšt We went
θohonə When you refer to another room
θohos To be facing away
θokʷaʔəmɛn Water dipper
θoman eyebrow
θoqʷɛt twin islands
θoqʷotəs joined together (spliced)
θotegən Other side of a person
θoθɛn mouth
θoθsəm Jigging for cod
θoxʷəməm gə Wash the dishes
θoʔna The other room
θo hayɛqʷ distance across a bay, lake, meadow,
θo kʷi pit t̓əgam sun is going down
θo kʷʊtəsɛw they went to see
θoxo Cod
θukštən Stool
θukʷnačtən chair
θuxʷt to stab
θuxʷtəsoɬ stabbed
θu:nəč Sliver in your behind
θu:šɩn Sliver in foot
θʊkʷnačtən chair
tᶿagus face gets smaller during illness
tᶿaqɛqʷən to bang one's head against something
tᶿatᶿkʷɛnəs hiccup
tᶿatᶿǰɛmən Shadow
tᶿaxʷčxʷ It will cost you
tᶿaʔaθot To regret doing something.
tᶿaʔəm to be amazed at something
tᶿaʔi to learn your lesson
tᶿaʔqɛqɬa to get hit on the knee
tᶿaʔyɛ food always preserved
tᶿajɛx in a rush
tᶿajɛxč ɩ am in a rush
tᶿajɛxšt we are in a hurry.
tᶿajɩt in the shade
tᶿaxɬawum Food gathering and preparation for the coming winter.
tᶿaxɬawum Gathering food
tᶿašəš to turn sour or ferment
tᶿačɩm stinging
tᶿašɩm Anything that has gone sour.
tᶿačɩmqenəm stinging of the mouth from eating something sour/bitter
tᶿač̓aɬpay Spruce tree
tᶿayɛčɛtəm twitching around
tᶿetᶿɛt narrow
tᶿetᶿɛyəm looking for something
tᶿetᶿɛyətəsoɬ was looking for something
tᶿeyəm to look for something
tᶿeyɩt To look for something
tᶿɛpayɩn pointed
tᶿɛp̓nač nervous tension (physical)
tᶿɛqʷostəm To sprinkle water on the forehead.
tᶿɛtᶿiqenəm searching for drink or food.
tᶿɛtᶿpəpšɩn stiletto heels with pointed toes.
tᶿɛtᶿpos pear
tᶿɛtᶿwus peeking
tᶿɛwqʷ Red elderberry
tᶿɛyəm to search for
tᶿəǰɩt Shade
tᶿipaʔəmɛn tongs or pincers
tᶿičostəm face is contorted
tᶿɩč̓ rope
tᶿɩč̓əmɛn planer
tᶿokʷojɛ wipe hands
tᶿonət To render.
tᶿontas To have rendered (ie oil)
tᶿot́θoqʷaɬ Feather Mattress
tᶿot̓ᶿokʷɩkʷ Dawn
tᶿoχθot Baptize
tᶿoxʷɛt already washed
tᶿoxo ling cod
tᶿočɩs seven
tᶿočɩsaɬ šɛ Seventy
tᶿočɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ paʔa Seventy one
tᶿočɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ təxəm Seventy six
tᶿočɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ t́očɩs Seventy seven
tᶿočɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ θiyɛčɩs Seventy five
tᶿočɩsaɬ šɛ heykʷ čɛlɩs Seventy three
tᶿuk̓štən floor mat
tᶿukʷosəm wipe one̓s face
tᶿukʷtᶿukʷəm sour
tᶿ̓atqɛm constant dripping
tᶿ̓ətᶿ̓tɛqɛm dripping in more than one place
t̓ᶿapəm to throw it out.
t̓ᶿajɛχčxʷ you are in a hurry.
t̓ᶿayt̓ᶿajɛχ always in a hurry
t̓ᶿɛt̓ᶿɛyɛm looking for
t̓ᶿɛt̓ᶿɛyɛtəs looking for
t̓ᶿəpiš to throw things out
t̓ᶿəpišačxʷʊm are you going to throw it out
t̓ᶿəpišəm have thrown out
t̓ᶿəpišəs she threw it out
t̓ᶿəpišt̓ᶿəm i will throw them out
t̓ᶿətqɛm intermittent drip
t̓ᶿičət To wring (wet clothes/towel)
t̓ᶿikɛt screaming
t̓ᶿikt To scream
t̓ᶿip̓ət to pinch
t̓ᶿɩč̓ bitter or not ripe
t̓ᶿɩčxʷət to cut something
t̓ᶿokt To wipe.
t̓ᶿokt̓ᶿokʷawusəm wiping one's eyes
t̓ᶿokʷ day
t̓ᶿokʷaʔənəčxʷ you wipe their ears.
t̓ᶿokʷawusəm to wipe one's eyes
t̓ᶿokʷawust ga you wipe (dry) their eyes
t̓ᶿokʷɛwsəm to dry oneself off
t̓ᶿokʷnačɛm To wipe your bum.
t̓ᶿoχʷəmam ga wash dishes
t̓ᶿoxʷaməmɛn sink
t̓ᶿoxʷaməmɛn sink
t̓ᶿoxʷaʔəmɛn sink
t̓ᶿoxʷaʔəmɛn sink
t̓ᶿukʷamʔəm dry the dishes
t̓ᶿuqʷam to scoop up water.
t̓ᶿuqʷət scooping out water.
t̓ᶿ nunuɬ older brothers
ukʷ gətəs Everybody
uk̓ʷ kʷ t̓agəm moons (plural)
ʊkʷ taməs everything
wač Clock
walθ Frog
wanwant To drill holes in something
wačawtxʷ toilet
wačawtxʷ Toilet room
wačawt̓xʷ toilet room
wačuǰɛ Wristwatch
wawiwlos Young men
wəχwəχ To smoke
wiwlos Teenage boy or young man
wɩwlostənamot Older man acting like a teenager.
wɩwlosθot To become a young man.
wuk̓ʷ Scoop net
wunaʔəm drilling
wunɛt already drilled
wunəmɛn hand drill
wuntəm drill the hole
wutɛt To bend
wutɛt bent
wutəxʷ Bent
wuwuwum To sing
wuxʷoθɛn Fish trap of rocks on beach
wuʔum Dry wood for the open fire
wuxoθɛn fish weir (trap when tide goes out)
wu:wumtən A song
χak̓ʷum Tart
χaɬɛtačxʷ are you angry
χaɬɛtmeθɛč i am angry with you.
χaɬɛtč i am angry
χaɬɛtšt we are angry
χaƛɛtstexʷəs finding it difficult
χaƛʊxʷəs To love
χaƛ̓nomɛč I love you
χaƛ̓nomot Frugal with money or belongings
χanət To pass or give something
χanχanɛq̓təm To be possessed by the spirit of the owl or deceased
χatɛqʷ Tattoo
χatqʷaʔamɛn crayon
χatχat all fresh
χatχat p̓iχay freshly cut alder
χat́ɛkʷ design
χat́ᶿɛnəs Breastbone
χat́ᶿt To measure something
χat́ᶿt́ ga measure it
χat́ᶿt̓ To measure
χaθiyəxəɬ Cliff
χaχaɬ Tall
χaχaɬnət Sunday
χaχateqʷɛm Artist/Painter
χaχays Tide is going out
χaχgiɬayč Centre of being above stomach
χaχyɛstəm they found it strange
χaχyɛʔos strange look on their face
χa:ƛ̓ɛt difficult
χa:ƛ̓ɛt difficult
χa:ƛ̓ɛtsəm it will be difficult
χa:ƛ̓ɛtstexʷč i find it difficult
χa:ƛ̓ɛtswɛygəs they find it difficult
χajoset not wanting to ask
χa:p̓ Baby basket
χa:χaƛ̓ɛtstuč i find it difficult
χa:χa:ƛ̓ɛtstuxʷəs finds it difficult
χaǰes Rock
χačit Organized
χæχɛganmɛn Core (fruit)
χawgəs Grizzly bear
χaws New
χawχawšɩn Bones
χawχɛk̓ʷum Herrring eggs
χawʔɩtamsəm it will be lit.
χawxošɩn Protruding bones
χawšɩn Bone (deer, mountain goat)
χeθɛkw Coho
χɛpɛt To scrape
χɛqɛt To scratch
χɛθ To pout
χɛχaǰeyɩs Little rocks
χɛχɛgɛsiʔus Naturally curly hair
χɛχɛnəm Growling/snarling
χɛχt́ᶿaɬšɩn Cork boots
χɛχyɛq̓ Crab
χɛχčɛmɛn fork
χɛčɛmɛn Pointer finger
χɛč̓ɛmɛθot Guilty face
χəɬɛt Angry
χəɬɛtos Pouty face
χəɬɛtos Angry face
χəƛɛt twine, rope, thread is broken
χəƛt̓čxʷʊxʷ you cut it
χəpay Stick
χəp̓kʷɛm crackling sound of eating herring eggs
χətχət tə jɛnxʷ Fresh fish
χəχawgəs Grizzly bear cub
χəχnaθəm kʷ ɬaχ giving you bad luck
χəχyɛʔ Strange
χəǰum Pit of your stomach
χipət To startle someone
χoɬpəč tə ǰɛnxʷ Untangling fish from the net
χomɬəɬ Windpipe
χopɛqʷatən Hairpin
χowχɛkʷum Sun-dried herring eggs
χoχmaɬku People born in Bute Inlet
χoχowum Grey hair
χoʔq̓ʷ Sawbill duck
χo:χp Awl
χʷat́ᶿɛq̓ʷanən All joints
χʷaχʷaǰɩm Telling legends
χʷaχʷɛts qʷ heyom Seagull eggs
χʷaxʷɛt eggs
χʷaʔwawušin toe
χʷaʔweqoǰɛ finger
χʷawʔɩtoɬ it was already lit.
χʷiyim certain object
χʷoɬpayin to come undone
χʷoxʷaʔweqoǰɛ fingers
χʷoxʷawušɩn toes
xʷak̓wayɛwstɛn Ribbon
xʷalxʷalšɩn awkward walking
xʷaƛəm to cut the bushes down
xʷap̓ənay Labrador tea
xʷap̓ənay Indian tea
xʷaqʷomnəč Burl
xʷastən Animal fat
xʷasxʷgʊt Never mind
xʷatqom Thunder
xʷat̓əm To fall off of something
xʷat̓əmčɩn I fell
xʷaxʷatqʷəm Thundering
xʷaxʷayɩm Housefly
xʷaxʷjɛt dead
xʷaxʷjɛtawɬ Physically fighting
xʷaʔ no
xʷaʔow To lose an object
xʷajɩm Weapon
xʷa χəčiyosameəs Disorganized
xʷa xʷə yɛmas That is not correct
xʷačɛt Belching
xʷačtəns kʷ təm̓ belt buckle
xʷač ʔajoθən i do not understand
xʷač̓it To belch/burp
xʷawʔɩt fire / lit
xʷay Dead (more than one)
xʷayim to dive
xʷayɩm the correct one
xʷayɩm The correct one or somehow marked so that one knows it is the one.
xʷɛɬɛmeqʷan shiny hair
xʷɛɬɛmos Shiny, greasy face
xʷɛƛay Mountain goat
xʷɛmas ga "your too much"
xʷɛsɛt ga you tighten
xʷɛtčot səlq̓ɛymayč really hungry
xʷɛt́ᶿayɩtən Scrubboard
xʷɛyqtᶿəm I will have a turn.
xʷɛyt To stretch
xʷɛʔɛt Wedge
xʷɛʔɛt̓ay Lasqueti island
xʷɛʔɛθot To plan
xʷɛʔləm Rope
xʷɛ:ɬɛm Greasy and shiny
xʷəƛqɛn Pillow
xʷəs grease
xʷət́ᶿqʷayɛt́ᶿatən Scrub board
xʷəʔaguxʷən I lost something
xʷəʔxʷaʔaw to be lost
xʷəʔxʷəʔaw to be lost ( ie in the woods)
xʷəʔ t̓ososəs Someone who never stops talking
xʷə ganaxʷʋs. It is not true.
xʷə gaynɛxʷəs. Is not aware.
xʷə qaymɩxʷas spirit
xʷə qaymɩxʷas spirit/ghost
xʷə qɛqkʷamas never stays still.
xʷə qʷl ǰɛɬayšθayit i have not been paid back
xʷə čɛmas! Never
xʷə čičiθotas never listens
xʷəč ʔaʔǰeyitən I'm not feeling well
xʷikʷɛθot To brush your body with cedar
xʷikʷɛθot To cleanse / brush oneself before any important event.
xʷinɛwum To swear
xʷipəmɛn Small hand brush for clothing
xʷipomɩxʷtən Broom
xʷixʷə Fast runner
xʷixʷpomɛxʷtən Small broom
xʷɩxʷ xʷə Light
xʷoƛaǰu Trout
xʷoƛqɛnayɛ Pillow case
xʷomxʷomkʷu Rapids
xʷopxʷop Hummingbird
xʷop̓ɛʔɛč Basket weave
xʷop̓əp̓stən safety pin
xʷop̓t to pierce
xʷoqʷɛt snoring
xʷoqʷɛt to snore
xʷoqʷɛtoɬ was snoring
xʷosəm soapberries
xʷoxʷaǰum selling
xʷoxʷop̓ɛʔɛč basket weaving
xʷoxʷowum greying hair
xʷoxʷtᶿanəq making fun of someone / being sarcastic.
xʷoxʷtᶿanəqtən A sarcastic, critical person
xʷoxʷjʊsɛm now known as keays bay
xʷo gənaxʷegənəs Ambivalent
xʷukʷayɩn skunk cabbage
xʷumyic Skin
xʷupɛt someone is whistling
xʷupotas whistling at someone
xʷupoθɛn whistling
xʷupoθɛnəm whistling a tune
xʷusiqʷɛn Black hair
xʷuxʷpɛʔɛm whistling at someone
xʷuʔos Porcupine
xʷujomayɛ Store
xʷʊkt napeqʷəns no brains
xʷʊsəm To get knocked out in a fight
xʷʊtkʷaməmɛn Dishrag
xʷʊtmaqəɬ Dropoff
xʷʊt́ᶿqʷanoǰɛ Wrist
xʷʊč toxnɛxʷən I don't know
xʷʊč watsnamotən Proud of yourself
yaqaš to use
yaxəni blue huckleberries
yax ga you sober up
yemyemšɩnəm bicycle
yeq̓ɛt necessary (useful)
yeymaǰɩm kʷaʔəmnəč Knotty root
yeyχɛt they are all sober.
yɛgay Inner bark
yɛgəw to dry up
yɛgu Dry or stale, as in food
yɛhihomən Eyebrows far apart
yɛɬatačxʷʊm are you going to call .......
yɛɬət to call
yɛɬət̓asoɬ called
yɛɬət̓ᶿəm i will call.
yɛp'ɛt Broken
yɛpʋxʷəs He/she broke it.
yɛqamoɬ Did buy.
yɛqaw to be too late to do something
yɛqaw To be late.
yɛqawč I am late.
yɛqawč i was late and missed (the bus, etc)
yɛqawčɛpsəm you will all be late
yɛqawšt We are too late.
yɛqawšt we were late
yɛqəm to buy
yɛqmɛn taθ ʔɛʔagik̓ʷ 2nd hand clothes
yɛqt to buy
yɛqt čɛnsəm I'm going to buy it
yɛqʷɛɬtoχ Cape Mudge people
yɛwɬaɬ to have a dry throat
yɛχay Clam basket
yɛχɛt to be sober
yɛχət to remember easily
yɛχətas remembering
yɛχətasoɬ remembered
yɛχəttᶿəm i will remember
yɛχətčɛp you (all) remember
yɛχətčxʷʊm you will remember
yɛχ ga you sober up
yɛyɛqaw running late
yɛyɛqawšt we are running late
yɛyɛqawšt we are running behind
yɛyqaw Young baby
yɛʔayč Oregon grape
yɛʔgi Inner cedar bark
yɛʔmaǰɛwus Stye
yɛʔyič Oregon grape
yɛʔyʊ Monday
yɛxatčxʷ you remember it
yɛxəms (ta) ɬoɬmom. shell of a little neck clam
yɛxətačɛp do you all remember
yɛxyɛx to remember easily
yɛ:xɛt To be sober
yəquxʷən i bought it
yəχt Ribs
yəč̓ full (container)
yip' broken
yiyqaš to use
yiyq̓ɛqʷ around the point
yiyqʷɛqʷ Goging around the point.
yiystawɬ Wrestling
yiʔimaʔəm Soccer
yixmɛt to take care of (someone or something)
yičiš To go into the inlet
yɩmpt to kick
yɩmšɩnəm kicking one's feet
yɩqət Accountable
yɩwyɩgəgayč Constipated
yɩčt head of the bay
yukʷʋm to go around
yuwosəm ga You face the front.
yu mot. Very dry
ʔa To be sore.
ʔagəqɛnəmč I am searching for food.
ʔahagič Sore back
ʔahayəxən Sore elbow
ʔahayč indigestion
ʔaheygən intense behaviour
ʔahɛnas sore chest
ʔahɛqʷɬə Sore knee
ʔahigənomiš scary looking
ʔahnač buttocks are sore
ʔaǰɛmətčxʷ Change the way you are
ʔalančɩs oranges
ʔalɛnčɩs oranges
ʔaɬəɬ Sore throat
ʔaɬtxʷ To be inside
ʔaƛəm to throw away
ʔaƛəmɛnayɛ Garbage can
ʔamɛmiš Walking
ʔamɛt going fast
ʔamot to be home
ʔamotačxʷʊm are you going to be home
ʔamotɛw they are home
ʔanongəɬ Looking after children different times
ʔanotəm to be allowed
ʔanqɛn to agree to something
ʔanqɛn ga you agree to do something
ʔanqɛtəm to be allowed
ʔanqɛθiʔəm I am allowed to.
ʔaplɛs apple
ʔapukʷəm Place of maggots
ʔap̓ostən Towel
ʔap̓ukʷəm Forbes bay
ʔaqnomiʔəm caught up to me
ʔaq̓ət To chase
ʔasep̓at ga calling someone down
ʔasep̓əm to call down
ʔasxʷ seal
ʔasxʷʊɬtən Seal oil
ʔat́ᶿaʔməs Large shawl blanket
ʔat̓əmɛqʷən Baby's hair falling out
ʔaθatawɬ to share with each other
ʔaθəm To share something
ʔaθos attentive
ʔaθ nə it is yours
ʔaθ xaʔaxʷəs To change a pattern in your lifestyle
ʔatᶿ nə it is mine
ʔatᶿ qɛχoɬ younger brother deceased.
ʔat̓ᶿ ǰɛʔǰaǰɛʔoɬ Deceased Relative
ʔaχɛθ lie
ʔaχɛθawtxʷ Bedroom
ʔaxʷimɛn leftover (food)
ʔaʔ Pain
ʔaʔagoqs Enjoying the scenery
ʔaʔahəm Afraid to feel pain.
ʔaʔaǰɩm Personality change
ʔaʔaqɛn Bladder
ʔaʔaǰim Young lady
ʔaʔawt coming behind
ʔaʔawum Vivian Rock
ʔaʔawxʷ Snowing
ʔaʔawʔgit always the last one
ʔaʔəqʷiš going downriver
ʔaʔgayqsɛn Harwood island
ʔaʔhaʔana Earache
ʔaʔhayč Sore stomach
ʔaʔhunɛs Sore tooth
ʔaʔləs Sea cucumber
ʔaʔmot very sore
ʔaʔqaǰɛtas I have a bad feeling
ʔaʔqʷayɛgən sad
ʔaʔsɛxʷ Baby seal
ʔaʔyis Clean
ʔaʔ kʷəθ aʔayʔqɛn Bladder infection
ʔaʔ qʷayigən sad
ʔaʔǰɛmoǰɛ Right hand
ʔaʔǰɛmoǰɛʔ Right handed
ʔaʔǰɩmtegən To the right
ʔaʔšɩn sore foot
ʔajaqaɬ rainbow
ʔajeqəp smells good
ʔajewus good eyesight
ʔajɛmatačxʷʊm are yo going to change it
ʔajɛmatčxʷ you change
ʔajɛmət to change
ʔajɛmətč i change the .......
ʔajɛmosəm face changes because something different happened
ʔajɛmqenəm Voice change for young boy becoming a man.
ʔaxɛθ To lie down
ʔaxɛθ to lay down.
ʔajɛws physically fit body
ʔajɛčxʷʊt How are you?
ʔaji to get better.
ʔajiyəqʷ Nice piece of cleared land
ʔaxtay the same
ʔaǰɛgətčxʷ get them off the way
ʔaǰɛmətšt we change ....
ʔaǰɛmtegən Right side
ʔaǰɛθot move out of the way
ʔaǰiganmɛt Proud of someone
ʔaǰɩmowɛθatən A change of clothing
ʔašɩšnomot Person who is always kind
ʔašʔɩšnomot always friendly
ʔa:ǰumiš Beautiful
ʔa:ǰumiš Pretty
ʔa:ǰuθ To understand
ʔa:ǰuθčɛn I understand
ʔawƛɛgən frustrated and disgusted.
ʔawƛ̓egən Irritated
ʔawoθɛn The mouth (of a bay or river)
ʔawtɛganem last fish run up the river
ʔawtəm Behind
ʔawtəm behind
ʔawuθen mouth of the bay
ʔawuθɛn Mouth of an inlet
ʔawxʷ Snow
ʔayaǰeyigən Gets along with everyone
ʔaye house
ʔayɛgən in the bush
ʔayɛqayim asking the living to enter the grave
ʔayɛxʷayɛ Berry basket
ʔayɛʔə Having a house
ʔayɛʔəp your (plural) house
ʔayiganstaʔəms Core of tree/root
ʔayigən Forest
ʔayigənstəm Core of root
ʔayiš cousin
ʔayištən Brothers and Sisters
ʔayištən cousins
ʔaymeθot Doing something on his / her own.
ʔaymeθotč I do it by myself.
ʔaymnomot To do it to oneself
ʔayʔaji feeling lucky
ʔayʔajiy to have good luck
ʔayʔajuθəm speaking the language well
ʔayʔaǰusθot To have fun
ʔayʔaǰusθot partying
ʔayʔitəm Eating a variety of goodies
ʔayʔitəm Treating one well
ʔayšagiš to go off the road
ʔayšagišoɬ had gone off the road
ʔayšagištᶿəm i might go off the road
ʔayšawɬ To move off the road when walking
ʔayšɛʔəm change for bill (money)
ʔayšɛʔəm Change for larger bills
ʔayšəgiʔiš To accidently go off the road
ʔeyis Rock face
ʔeyičɩn Top of the mountain
ʔeʔ yes
ʔɛlawɛʔ Turnips
ʔɛlqay Barbecue deer meat
ʔɛlqət to bbq any kind of meat.
ʔɛɬaguɬ To have had an injury
ʔɛɬaw To get hurt
ʔɛɬtanmot Real food
ʔɛɬtən eat
ʔɛɬtən To eat
ʔɛɬtənawt̓xʷ restaurant
ʔɛmaθ Grandchild
ʔɛmaθtən Grandchildren
ʔɛmaxʷi gə Goodbye
ʔɛmaš walk
ʔɛmašma to walk somewhere
ʔɛmaštᶿəm I will walk.
ʔɛmen Trail
ʔɛmɛkɛǰu Ant
ʔɛmɛn door
ʔɛmɛt step on it
ʔɛməš To walk
ʔɛnheygən Shaker or Longhouse moan
ʔɛtqəp to gather dry kindling.
ʔɛtᶿɛm Blanket
ʔɛyičin bunster hills/appleton creek
ʔɛʔagikʷ Clothing
ʔɛʔagikʷayɛ Clothes basket
ʔɛʔalɛt Shallow beach
ʔɛʔaməš Hunting
ʔɛʔaməš To hunt
ʔɛʔamɩš To hunt
ʔɛʔanə to be born
ʔɛʔaʔǰɛmaθot To heal oneself or change your life
ʔɛʔaǰɛm young teenager (woman)
ʔɛʔaǰɛmθot Girl becomes a teenager
ʔɛʔaǰɩm Young woman
ʔɛʔačtɩn Something small and cute
ʔɛʔɛɬtən eating
ʔɛʔɛnčɩn small outboard motor
ʔɛʔɛtqəp gathering small dry kindling
ʔɛʔɛχəm planing or cutting with knife
ʔɛʔɛxʷɛqʷt Making point on roots
ʔɛʔɛyɛys cliff (rockface)
ʔɛʔɛxaǰɛ Fine cleaning roots
ʔɛʔɛǰɛqɛnəm getting treats
ʔɛʔlɛt shallow water.
ʔɛʔɬagus Injured face
ʔɛʔɬəɬaw Many injuries
ʔɛʔmaš ma walking a long distance
ʔɛxəm carving
ʔɛ:ɬaw To be hurt
ʔɛxost to peel
ʔɛǰeyigačxʷ To make someone feel better or good about what they're doing
ʔɛǰəqɛnəm Treat
ʔəmɛməš To walk around
ʔəms hehaw Our ancestors
ʔəms hɛhaw ancestors
ʔəms man nɛ kʷ šɛt gɩjɛ our lord̓s prayer
ʔəms nə it is ours
ʔəms noʔomɩxʷ From my community
ʔəms noʔot One of us
ʔəms tačeymɩxʷ Anybody around you
ʔəptən Little green sea urchin
ʔəst́ᶿok̓ʷ Today
ʔətnopelawt̓xʷ garage
ʔət́ᶿ Bay
ʔət́ᶿaməs Cape
ʔət́ᶿɛt́ᶿəm Blankets
ʔəθ χaƛə Do you want to
ʔəθ xaƛa kʷəθ tihayɛ Do you want some tea?
ʔəθ xaƛa kʷʊθ θo qameθ hoč akʷ tisqʷət Want to come with me to town?
ʔət̓ᶿ nəʔ It's mine
ʔəʔaxtay the same (more than one)
ʔəʔəham Arthritis
ʔiɬaɬ tasting good food
ʔimot thank you
ʔisčɛn i like
ʔiyɛtxʷ ceiling
ʔiyɛtxʷ roof
ʔiynɛs sharp
ʔiʔ Good
ʔiʔajusθot having a good time
ʔiʔayɛʔ Houses
ʔiʔeyis Slide area
ʔiʔqʷayɛgən happy
ʔiʔt́ᶿokʷ It is a nice day
ʔiʔ mot ɛɬtən Delicious
ʔiʔ qʷayigən Happy
ʔiʔ sxʷəs To like something
ʔijɛmθot sitting on someone̓s knee
ʔi:mot It is good
ʔi:mot You are welcome (after thank you)
ʔi:mot kʷʊt́ᶿ qʷayigən tətᶿ k̓ʷʊnomɛ. I'm glad to see you
ʔi:nɛs Sharp
ʔi:ot qajanəns comfortable
ʔi:sxʷ To like something/somebody.
ʔi:yɛnəs Chest
ʔi:yɛčɩn Back
ʔišiθot To correct shame
ʔičsən Forehead
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