Dictionary Entry [entry ID #2846] (related entries)
daywho' (or diywho') • something • indefinite inanimate pronoun
Examples from texts
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she hears a big noise, after awhile there's a really loud sound she hears
it started rolling along further away (over there), towards something standing there (ball rolls into them)
hayahujit xong dahch'e'iliwh diywho' 'aht'ing-xw-'unt'e: dahch'itixa:wh ła'ay-xw-q'ut tin ne'iwho'n-e:
he always puts all kinds of flat things and containers (onto the table), he puts them up there, she sees all that stuff from a distance and thinks it looks so good
haya:ł mine:jixomił hayi-xw na:'iya' haya:ł tsumehstł'o:n ya'xo:tehłts'it xoł dinił'a' ya:'uschwe'n diywho' [nay...] na:k'iwilxut'-tah
and then after a while, she'd walk around there, then she started to get acquainted with women, they started teaching her sewing and stuff like that
Blowfly said, "Which of us will be the first to see something rotten lying somewhere?"
There was all kinds of food there, like even salmon...
there were big trees there, they said: "we will make canoes."
haya:ł-q'ut hay mich'ing' ya'widil [ya'xowile:l] haya:ł-q'ut me'dil-me'-tah 'aht'ing k'isdiyun yehwinyay diywho' 'aht'ing
And then they are going toward it (the land), and into the canoes the old people put in all of their (stuff, belongings).
A long time they were staying there. And they built houses.
in winter time (there's) too much...
snow and things, it gets cold, for that reason.
Salmon too are there, we can fish there, other things like eels also we'll eat.
Among other things, they killed several deer and they also worked on (gathering) salmon.
Over there, whatever you need he (the Creator) will make for you.
And then, what will become some dances like the jump dance, no more (they won't be for you)!
He (the Creator) made the dances for them.
I always listened to these things
and then after that, they would tell me about everything, and then the next day another one (elder) would come back again
and then, a variety of things she tells me about. and then things like laws ...
I was getting high grades, some things I really learned well, like reading
"as for her, she eats a lot, really well"
and then I lay down and they put something over my nose [ether mask]
there seemed to be something wrapped around my face
and then they never give me anything to eat
"now you get to eat!" some kind of juice they had on a tray, and then something else ...
"you can feed her stuff that that's like juice"
"let her eat stuff like mashed potatoes"
"she doesn't know the things that we know"
"she doesn't know anything," they said, "the work will be too hard for her"
... two of them. and then they picked up the desk (what you sit on), what is made for putting stuff in
for him they brought things together (gifts) and had a big dinner
they started dancing
instruments were playing, all kinds of food, they set up a whole lot in bowls
lots of drinks, sodas (summer drinks), all kinds of drinks
xa'e'te:de:tł' ch'iniwint'ik' ya'k'iwinya'n diywho' 'a:da:-no:kiłe: xiwinse'n me' haya:ł q'ut ya:k'iwidiya'n
they were all in a line, piling stuff on their (own) plates, and we all ate also
... and my stepfather, they were drinking outside
she covered me up with something (like a blanket) that was back there
"don't say nothing" he said, "don't yell or nothing," he said,
everything, what used to be my underwear, he ripped it off
"we're going to put you in there"--all kinds of things he used to say to me
haya:ł diywhe'eh do:-na:wa:-ne'in k'ikine' diywho' łung-xw-'unt'e q'ut 'unt'e-ne'in. "ting niwinwho'n" ch'ondehsne'
and then there wasn't anything walking about, nothing made a sound. There was a lot of variety of trees and greenery. "It looks really good," (the creator) thought.
and then he thought "I wish there was something ...
and then (the creator) told his helper, "right here there's going to be all kinds of animals coming out."
haya:ł ła:n nasya', diywho' hay ch'ixolchwe sile'n hay mich'ing-ding. haya:ł xowa:-yung-xiwidilik me:lah
there were a lot of them going around, so that's why they all became fairy tales. and then some of them had stories told about them
some of them even have songs, all of those wild animals running around in the hills
as for coyote, he goes around everywhere, he always does a lot of things
hay wa:yung-xowitlik. haya:ł ła:n-xw 'a:'un'te diywho' mikyowe'-tah wa:yung-xowitlik haya:ł ła:n ne'in
there were many stories told about them (the animals) But then there's a lot of animals, like grizzly bear, that have stories about them. There were a lot of them.
all those wild animals running around, they have young ones
as for some of you, you will just be roaming around. A variety of small animals will be running around in the woods
while he was still asleep, it seemed like there was something shining in (through the cracks in the wall), it [the sun] came up and shone in
diywho' do: xole:n 'e'n ła'ay-xw-q'ut niwho:n 'e'n ninis'a:n hayah wilda:l whino:ng'ay'din ch'iwilda:l haya:ł 'a'de:ne'
There was nothing out there, the land was good (clear, no objects in the way) at that time, it was running along, beside me he was running along, then he said...
diywho' nikya:w xehł-niyiłxe:-tah nohna:tse: ch'e:'inła:t me:tsah-xosin ya:'uxis-te:-ye: 'e'iliw haya:ł
... a big truck, when it passes us, that's bad, it feels like [the motorcycle] is going to start flying.