'a:dina:taw-'a:'udyaw he did it unawares
'a:k'idyaw what has happened
'a:t'e:n it is doing it
'awhdiyaw I did it
'awhne:l I'm doing so (right along)
'awhniw I am doing it, acting thus
da'a:ch'idyaw he ran away, fled
duxo:-'a:ch'idiyaw he died (commonest euphemism)
hayiheh-'awhdiyaw I did it anyway, even so
na:milah-'a:ch'idyaw he does things in a contrary way, breaks rules
nahdiyaw money (general term)
whikyulah-'a:k'idyah I got angry, mad
xo:'a:'udyaw corpse (polite term)
Dictionary Entry [entry ID #3373] (related entries)
-q' • in such a way, like... • postposition
Note: adverb formant
Phrases and expressions
- de:-q' in this way
- hayi-q' in that way
- xwe:di-q' in what way?
- xwe:di-q' 'a:'udyaw how did he do it?
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Examples from texts
text: Verdena's cat, line 19 (full story)
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he doesn't know how I can be in that phone
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 24 (full story)
... the people that are teaching, who only speak English. and then,
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 159 (full story)
"right now, we're doing this to you, because you're going to leave"
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 213 (full story)
he told me "after this,"
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 224 (full story)
"this, you do it this way" and then I would do it
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 254 (full story)
some of them talked Hupa, we used to talk Indian together
text: Creation of animals, line 31 (full story)
he kept on telling them, "this is what your name will be" then "your name will be tse:-q'i-ya:ng'ay (squirrel)"