Dictionary Entry [entry ID #2223] (related entries)
-q'it • on • postposition
- whiq'it on me, on my head, body [1sg object]
- miq'it on it, on top of it, resting on it [inanimate object]
- 'iłq'it (piled) on top of each other [reciprocal object]
- miq'ich'ing' onto it [literally, miq'it-ch'ing' 'on it-toward']
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trigger net (spoken by Verdena Parker)
on it (used with na:nawh'ay when talking about straightening something heavy) (spoken by Verdena Parker)
Examples from texts
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he puts his paw up on it, every now and then it (machine) talks to him
haya:ł miq'it-dahky'a:n-q'it dahsid'ut'-tah ła'ay-xw q'ut dists'e:n łiqay mina:t ya:silay 'aht'ing-xw-'unt'e k'iwitł'o:n
the linens (tablecloths) are all stiff and white, there was lace on the edges
all over the top of it
on top of it
hayi miq'it-xw 'e'iliw-e: hayahujit miq'i-na:na'a'a' hayi-xw de:ch'in' hay 'a:niwho:n haya:ł, hay...
it (water) gets all over the top of it (the tablecloth), then he irons it, and that's what makes it so good
then she realized that he was spitting all over the top of it, then
do: ch'ilyo' sile'n hay na:mitł'a'-ding haya:ł ch'in 'e'n tin niwho:n-ne'in hayi de:-ch'in ta'na:n [ya:w] ya'iwhiwh miq'it-xw 'aht'in-ding
she never liked it no more, then it was no longer really good because he would suck up water (and spray it) all over the top
Along the beach all of them on the sand, they are strong, they are young people.
As for them, they took off running somewhere, don't know where.
And then their leader said "Now it is time for us to leave."
Even some of their relatives (of the ones who stayed behind) left.
And he said "Redwood Creek people (xwe:yL-q'it-xwe:) can't dance."
"As for them," the Creator said: "Redwood Creek people can't stand (on holy ground).
For that reason, a long time ago it wasn't done for Redwood Creek people to dance.
Others have come in (on top of us).
there as for me at that point [it was like] I woke up from a sleep [became conscious, as a young child]
(the teacher) he wrote a lot of assignments on the board, an we wrote things down, and then
...he rides to the store on it, and then he always tells me, "You'll like it a lot."
It went down toward the river, and then it ran around on the sand with us (on it).
Then, there was a stand (to put the bike on).
Then [he said] "Step on it," and I just kind of stepped on it a little bit.
He pushed it [while] I was sitting on it, and then it started running.
I stepped on the brake again, [and] it stopped there.
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