Dictionary Entry [entry ID #93] (related entries)Phrases and expressions
q'ut • now, already, still • temporal adverb • Semantic domain: time
- q'ud-áng'-na:whay I'm still alive [literally, still-it is-I go around]
- q'ut-ch'iwiltong'il already-he was dancing
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- de:di q'ut
just now, right now (spoken by Verdena Parker)
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on the back side of his back, on the very ridge of his back
it's going to play, but then I guess he goes ahead and listens to it anyway
small child starting to sit up, it started growing up a little bit, then it started walking
after awhile it was walking
after awhile it was running all around and then he always tells her
then, okay she said, then he started running ahead of her up to the door
then they went in there
hayah na'wa: hay kile:xich mita' haya:ł 'a'de:ne' q'ut 'e'n do'n ye'ohdił digyung na:de:'ohłya' haya:ł te:soh'ing'
his father is walking around there then he said it's OK, come on in, stand here and you watch
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
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
also cutting out dresses, she became a seamstress
de:di-'ungya' me:da'ay-ne:s ch'ischwin'-xola:n la'ay-xw-q'ut tin niwho:n de:diwiłiq' me' silay wilchwe:n haya:ł ya:na:da:wh
she realized that the Chinese man made [all at once] really good bread sitting in (a pan) and it was rising
somebody was waiting for her there, he did a bad thing to her, and then
Shortly after that, they set off.
Then he flew down.
As soon as he had sat down, he began to eat that dead deer lying there.
Haya:ł 'a:xołch'ide:ne', "Whe: 'e:n' q'ut sa'a: digyun na:whwhay; q'ut wha:wehsle' ts'eh, q'ut na:tehsdiya:-te:."
And Blowfly replied, "Me, I've been around here a long time now, and now that I'm full I'm going home."
Then they started measuring it (the time the land stays up) over again, they're watching it (every day).
Along the beach all of them on the sand, they are strong, they are young people.
And then they said: "A long ways we are running now, now we are going to run" (we've practiced, and now we're ready to run).
And then they said: "The land is starting to raise!"
And then when it started to come up several of them started to run, took off running as a group.
They worked on them, they stayed there. After awhile...
They worked on the canoes that they (the first people who came across) were making and then...
haya:ł 'a:ya'de:ne' "me:lah-'e:n' ła'ay-xw-q'ut tin do:-xokyun-ya:xole:n do:-heh 'a:ya:ch'ondehsne' keh na:yaydił na:yima:n ya:xoxa: hay xok'isdiya:n'-tah"
And then they said: "(As for) some people (that came across), they really (in a big way) don't have any common sense. They never thought 'Hey, let's go back after them,' their elders."
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).
And then they said "Okay, we will do that."
And then, even then they said:
There's lots of different kinds of food there, truly.
And so after awhile they left them (those who didn't want to travel) there.
And then they lived there.
And then he told them, "Okay!
And then they left (the people going over the hill).
we lived there in a good way. after a while, they said,
and then, when I got a little bigger, they said [the old people]
and then after that, they would tell me about everything, and then the next day another one (elder) would come back again
I used to only speak Indian language
and then they took me and filled out papers, and then I was afraid of ...
in spite of that, I went
and then I always leave (for school) and then something ...
after a while I got older
I was getting high grades, some things I really learned well, like reading
and then I just can't figure out why they're asking me this question
I said "I feel really sick all of a sudden" and then
"me, I will pay for it all"
It came pouring out all over, a lot of blood
I was so sick all over, I kept vomiting a little bit all the time
they said to me, "you throw up in there," and then, "okay!"
and then it took off real fast, at once it was moving fast, around (the corners)
and then, I woke up again, I felt really good, I just felt like lying there, and I lay there, and at once
not nowhere in my body, I don't feel no pain
"q'ut 'e:ng' do:ng' nino'k'int'a:ts' hay-de:di 'aht'ing mindaxe' 'aht'ing niwhong-xw 'a:niwehst'e'" haya:ł
The surgery already done! right now it's all finished, everything looks good
so that's what I did, and then after a while they came in
and so they pulled me (up) to sit up on the bed, and suddenly, ow!
it doesn't appear to be a hard thing to do. And then they started helping me along
all of a sudden what used to be my legs, I couldn't even step on my own
ła'ay-xw ts'eh q'ut do:-ya:e:yta:tł' hay k'iste:n michwut na:ya'whiniłdite:n je:nah nayawhiłte:n nane:se:te:n
I didn't think I could do it. at the side of the bed, they helped me back, and they put me back up there (lying), and I laid back down
okay then, so I went home
my grandmother she was old
sometimes every now and then my mother would come in and tell me
"because then suddenly ...
"this, you do it this way" and then I would do it
and then after a while they said,
and then in the morning I got up and I went there, I got on
then, so all the kids were sitting up (on the bus), that go to school together
"don't bother her, as for her, she came today ...
and then, after a while
"it looks like she passed!" and they all laughed, and they said,
and then, that's the way it went
and then we wrote some things
I said "okay," and then the boys came in
and then after that they didn't laugh anymore
that he's not gonna be (working) anymore, he retired, after what must have been 20 years
lots of people came, and then
they started dancing
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
they danced (partner dancing), they really went at it
"you stay right here, when we come out, we're going to leave"
I sat down there in the seat. After a while, I started to get sleepy, I drifted into sleep off and on, I'm about to go to sleep, it seemed like
all of a sudden he sort of jumped in there in the backseat where I was laying down
and then I was afraid of him, so I never said anything
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.
so then he created the animals
and so "okay" he said
and then "okay" he said
at once a bear came walking out
and so then he (the bear) walked off into the bushes
and then after that they went around all these animals, and then coyote
as for coyote, he goes around everywhere, he always does a lot of things
and so then, the creator's helper told them what to do (how to work in order to live)
and so then they lived together that way, and then he watched after everything, he became the boss
as for some of you, you will just be roaming around. A variety of small animals will be running around in the woods
and then after a while
and so then early in the morning they started waking up consecutively. [the night before,] Coyote thought, he looked over (all the tails)
and then he also became a wild animal, and after that, (the humans) were coming along ...
that's the end of this story
"OK then," I thought, then I sat down in back.
Then in spite of that it was OK.
"Don't be afraid of it," he said, "you sit up here."
"You learned really fast," he told me, "how to drive it!"
hayahujit-q'ut [...] dahya:we:se:'a'
Then I sat up there.
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...
And then he said, "OK, now you learned it."
And then, I started driving it around to where my mother used to live.
And then, after that, OK, I go around all over the place, here and there.
[Then I say], "OK," then she climbs on behind me, and then...
... and then it's like we play around in that good way, we just go around.
That was it!