'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
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 #744] (related entries)
yiłxa (or yiłxay) • it is dawning, day is breaking • verb (theme: yi-(s)-ł-xa:/xa:n) [imperfective]
• Semantic domain: time
- yisxa:n it has dawned, the day has arrived [perfective]
Phrases and expressions
- nahdiysxa:n (it lasted) two days, two days passed
Note: nahding-yisxa:n 'twice-it has dawned'
Examples from texts
text: Verdena's grandmother's job as a nanny, line 59 (full story)
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at that time something bad happened to her, when she was going home, she returns back on the fifth day in the evening (Friday night)
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 136 (full story)
twelve days I was lying there, and I kept laying there ...
text: Verdena's life story, part 1, line 140 (full story)
five days passed that way, it was in my arm
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 180 (full story)
the very next day they said, "tomorrow you're going to go home."