heeko'ch'uek • adv • across (water)
Lexicon record # 489 | Source references: R199 JE4
Semantic domain: directions and locations
Sentence examples (3)
Heeko'ch'uek 'o kwergeryerw'.
Somebody's whistling across the water.
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— Florence Shaughnessy, Sentences (LA138-006) (LA138-006, 1980)
Kwesee hehlkew 'ela new kue kol' weno'omor' kwesee Segep, keech ko'moy' 'w-egoyek' kwelekw keech hloyehl kue cheenes mehl heeko'ch'uek.
From up in the hills Coyote had seen where something was moving along, (and) had heard tell that the two young men were being carried down from across the river.
— Florence Shaughnessy, "The Young Man from Serper" (LA16-7, 1951)
Kue woneek 'we-rohpek' kue 'wo'hlp'ey' 'ue-meraa 'o gam' kue meweemor, Kwelekw kue roowo's weesh 'we-sewepek'; kwelekw wee'eeet keekee koosee rom' tue' 'eemoksue ko teloge'mow' mehl heeko'ch'uek ho 'wes'onah.
As the smoke from the angelica root drifted upward the old man said, This is the breath of the pipe; it will spread everywhere and there will be no sickness from here to the heavens.
— Florence Shaughnessy, "The First Salmon Rite at Wehlkwew" (LA16-8, 1951)