'a'niwehst'e' he came to be, became (such and such)
'a:wht'e I am (such and such)
'aht'ing-q'a-'unt'e all kinds of things, everything, every which thing, any old thing
k'ite:t'aw sucking doctor, Indian doctor (general term)
k'itise:xwo-'a:wht'e I am smart
me:k'int'e it is the length of it, it is as long as it
na'siłwa:-'a:'unt'e he is a butcher
nichwing'xw-'a:wht'e I'm unwell, not feeling good
niwhongxw-'a:wht'e I'm well, I'm feeling good
xo'a:'unt'e honest, goodnatured
xuxa:nt'e it is light (in weight), not heavy
xwe:di-whung 'a:nt'e how are you? how are you doing?
Dictionary Entry [entry ID #95] (related entries)
wint'e • it always happens, it is always so • adverb • Semantic domain: time
Phrases and expressions
- na:wha:-wint'e I always go around (day after day) [literally, I go around-it is always so]
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text: The first ones, line 85 (full story)
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We will always live here."
text: The first ones, line 89 (full story)
you won't be part of the ones who went over the hill anymore.
text: The first ones, line 91 (full story)
You will always live at that place where we arrive, it will become your land."
text: The first ones, line 95 (full story)
You'll always live here (in Redwood Creek).
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 294 (full story)
and then after that they didn't laugh anymore
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 344 (full story)
and then, from there turns out he left and went back to the service (where they were fighting)
text: Creation of animals, line 93 (full story)
he went outside and made sharp (sticks) and placed them under his own eyelids