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asavêehkak The Three Sisters

ishvínipich a placename, Three-Dollar Bar

keevkaríhthuuf Three Dollar Bar Creek

Dictionary Entry
lexicon ID #626 | revised Jun 26 2014

asavêehkak N • The Three Sisters

Literally: 'rock standing-on'

Derivation as vêehka-a-ak
rock jab.in-DEVERB-Locative

Source: WB 146.12, p.322

Grammatical note: Cf. veeh- 'to stick, project;' G753.8, G761, G621.1.