laay • vn • go through, go by that way • Variants laa' la
Lexicon record # 1316 | Source references: JE136 JE146 FS(B204)
Sentence example (1)
[Hoore'mos hes wee' k'ee neekwech?] 'Ee, 'o hlmeyowonee wee'. Chuelue mos ho legey' 'oohl. Weet ho 'oolem' weet soo. Tue' neemee wee hoolegey' 'oohl keech 'o merkue' mocho keechee' laay 'oohl. Se'nee kwel neemee wo nep'. Mo newom' 'oohl 'eekee 'ee, 'ohlkuemee tergerwermee' mehl kee'ee. 'Okw' soo tergerw' neekwech.
[Is the grizzly bear a hoore'mos?] Yes, he's mean. A person couldn't go through Bald Hills. They used to live there. A person couldn't go through, he'd get eaten up, if a person goes through there. Sometimes he wouldn't eat you, when he sees a person he'll run away, they talk to him and scare him away. There is a way to speak to a grizzly.
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— Alice Spott, Ethnobiology (AS1, 1962 or 1963)