'awhlaw I did it
-ding at that place, at that time
nahding-yisxa:ni-mił after two days had passed
nahdin-tah ta:q'idin-tah either two times or three times
nahdiysxa:n (it lasted) two days, two days passed
nahnin me:niwho:n two people are required (for the job)
nahxa-le:n large (and valuable) blanket made from two (deer)hides sewn together; a 'double' blanket
nahx-dikin two hundred
nahxi-k'iq'os-na:diwul a mythical giant with two heads, on necks that swing around
nahxi-tehs'a two-pronged fish spear
nah-xowe:-ding located at both places, on both sides
siłwe kill it (one animal)!
Dictionary Entry [entry ID #3266]
nahx • two • numeral • Semantic domain: counting
- nahding twice, two times, double
Note: from nahx-ding 'two times'
- nahnin two people
- nahnine both (persons)
- nahxe both things, (in) both ways
- nah-xoh in two places, at both places
Phrases and expressions
- nahxe:-xoxe' both-his feet
- nahxe:-xa'a:ch'ilaw in both places-he did so
- ya:xosehłwe:n-nahnine they killed-both of them
Examples from texts
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 4 (full story)
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two years passed, in the place where my mother lived, and then my poor old grandmother, my poor old uncle, the three of them [including my mother] were living there, and then
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 104 (full story)
"she seems like she's only going to be breathing a little while longer, it looks like only about two more hours from now"
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 114 (full story)
I said "one, two, three" and that's the only (thing) I remember, and then I guess I went to sleep
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 160 (full story)
"in two days, you're going to get up, you're going to sit up"
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 272 (full story)
at the end of two weeks
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 275 (full story)
"two boys are going to come in and you will go with them"
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 280 (full story)
... two of them. and then they picked up the desk (what you sit on), what is made for putting stuff in
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 353 (full story)
six years passed, I had two girls
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 355 (full story)
two times he beat me up during those six years. One time he picked me up ...
text: Learning to Ride a Motorcycle, line 3 (full story)
My husband always says, "You're going to climb up on the back of this motorcycle."
text: Learning to Ride a Motorcycle, line 38 (full story)
[He said] "Shift it into another gear," and I put it in second gear.
text: Learning to Ride a Motorcycle, line 47 (full story)
"Shift it into second!" (he said). Then, I shifted it into second, it started running faster, (and) he was running beside me yet.