Dictionary Entry [entry ID #3266] (related entries)
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
- 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
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nahding me:nundiy siwhdahwh hay whunchwing ya'dehłts'e-ne'in-ding haya:ł hay whichwo:-ne'in haya:ł hay whis'-ne'in ta:q'in ya'dehłts'e-ne'in haya:ł
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
"she seems like she's only going to be breathing a little while longer, it looks like only about two more hours from now"
I said "one, two, three" and that's the only (thing) I remember, and then I guess I went to sleep
"in two days, you're going to get up, you're going to sit up"
at the end of two weeks
"two boys are going to come in and you will go with them"
... two of them. and then they picked up the desk (what you sit on), what is made for putting stuff in
six years passed, I had two girls
two times he beat me up during those six years. One time he picked me up ...
My husband always says, "You're going to climb up on the back of this motorcycle."
[He said] "Shift it into another gear," and I put it in second gear.
nahx yehna:k'ingqot haya:ł nahx yehna:k'e:qot haya:ł xolisji xoliwh tehłda:wh [...] whino:ng'ay'din ch'iwilda:l
"Shift it into second!" (he said). Then, I shifted it into second, it started running faster, (and) he was running beside me yet.