Dictionary Entry [entry ID #2299] (related entries)Phrases and expressions
-ne'in (or -ne'ing) • used to (do, be), was ...-ing, former, deceased • past tense enclitic • Semantic domain: time
- whima:lyo'-ne'in my former friends
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haya:ł hay ch'ide'iłma:s, haya:ł yehye'iwhiwh-xwe: xowh do'n 'a:ch'o'one' do: xohsle'-te hay 'a:xołchwing-ne'in
he always flushes it, it sucks it in, he always thinks the smell will be no more
I used to have the answering machine sitting beside it
naya'widil haya:ł me:da'ay-ne:s 'e'n na:'ulte' miq'it-na:na'ay-e: ła'ay-xw ch'ina'n ting niwho:n miq'it-na:na:di'a' wha:ne me' na:k'idił-ne'in
they're coming back, then as for the Chinese, he was working at ironing, he did really good ironing, they only went around in well-ironed clothes
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
There was all kinds of food there, like even salmon...
They could (only) watch from a distance.
it used to be a lot different, there used to be an army hospital sitting there (place where sick people live, for soldiers)
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
and then, a variety of things she tells me about. and then things like laws ...
I used to only speak Indian language
and then my poor old grandmother always says
and then my poor old grandmother came in and said,
and then, my poor old mother, she always gets angry
after a while my poor old uncle said,
it got all over the floor
it went along to Eureka with a lot of turns
and then they shaved (me) all over my body, I didn't have any hair (to begin with)
and then they pe:led it off of me, that which was stuck all over
my guts felt like they were going to fall out. then they pulled me up to a sitting position
all of a sudden what used to be my legs, I couldn't even step on my own
my grandmother she was old
the outhouse used to be outside, way down around ...
hay na:mitł'a'-ding xontah-ding na:yda' haya:ł ch'ine'ina:wh 'a:k'iwilaw-ch'inehł'e:n-ding-mił hay whił-dinił'a'-ch'iłchwe-ne'in
then I stayed at home, and then my teacher came from the school ...
he was very nice, that man
"she wasn't studying, she doesn't know anything, that one"
some of them talked Hupa, we used to talk Indian together
they didn't know that as for me, I had been studying at home
... two of them. and then they picked up the desk (what you sit on), what is made for putting stuff in
there used to be around an Indian
so my late mother, my late stepfather, (and me), we all went there
I was really enjoying watching them and I really liked it, and then I realized that my mother ...
everything, what used to be my underwear, he ripped it off
he's roughing me around, showing me how tough he is
after a while, they came out, my poor old mother [with my uncle]
my poor old grandmother, and my poor old uncle, I loved them very much
there was a big couch that used to be sitting there
that used-to-be, they brought it back out at the hospital that used to sit there me'-ya'dincha:t/1617/17 ya'dehLts'e-ding/2919/2356
and then the doctor he was there
"you have killed what was going to be a baby"
it seemed like more than six months (in the womb), that baby ...
and then he used to beat me up and say all kinds of things
"we're going to put you in there"--all kinds of things he used to say to me
he always called me all kinds of names
only coyote along with other animals was there
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.
they used to talk like we talk now
he twisted his poor old arms until his hands were way up high (near his shoulders)
the gopher he also had a song
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.
... stories about him, all the things that they say he did
in the middle of the night, I guess he was sound asleep, and the sticks poked through his eyes--his eyelids.
A long time ago we were living in Hoopa, and then after awhile...
It was going up through the field, where my mother used to live, and then...
And then, I started driving it around to where my mother used to live.
whił-na:'uł'its to:-xw-tah whił-na:'uł'its haya:ł dungwho'owh ya'dehłts'e:-ne'in hay ch'e:xo:'owh-ding haya:ł
I drive around down by the river, and some other people lived out there by the gate, and then...
Then my relative (now deceased) would always come, and then she found out about it after a while.
And then, as for her, she used to know how to ride a motorcycle.
We always go up there to where my younger sister used to live, it runs up there.