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chekcheen salmon trap

cheskew scoop net for candlefish

cheskewehl plunge net for small fish (scooped downward at high water)

chowon seine net, eel net, dip net, lamprey net

chowonek' I fish with a seine net

cho'w fish with seine net from rocks

cherwerner' large fishing net

hehlkue 'we-rego'oh gill net

ho'neet bait, lure

ho'nk'et bait, lure

knetken flint, arrowhead, bullet, cartridge

knetknet arrowhead, cartridge

knewetek' I fish with a net

kertkek' I go trout fishing, I go fishing with pole

kertkerhl trout fishing pole

kuereesh the end of a net, the point of a V-shaped mark, used for calendar keeping, made in a slate slab in the floor of a sweat-house

k'ookwsook' I cut up, I split (fish, etc.), I cut into pieces, I dress fish or game

lem hook eels

lemolohl eel-hook, gaff for lamprey eels

lemolook' I hook eels

lemolo'ohl eel-hook, gaff for lamprey eels

lewet net, fish net, salmon net

lewetek' I fish with a net, I set a net

loo fish weir, fish dam

loogeen fish weir, fish dam, the Fish Dam at Kepel

luue' fish with a net, set a net

ma'ah spear, spear, salmon harpoon pole, up to 16 feet long

ma'ahskehl spear

ma'ahskek' I spear, I go spear fishing

ma'ahskeemek' I spear

ma'ahskuemek' I spear

merueh chego'onep' five-point buck

merner'skwery pull the skin off a fish

nega' surf-fish net, triangle net

nego'ep' forked-horn buck, two-point buck

nerhcherr' fishhook

ner' snare

ner'ermerh snare

ner'ermers snare, a trigger snare

ner'ermert deer meat, venison

ner'ermertek' I snare

ner'erpek' I trap

ner'ers trap

ner'ersek' I trap

ner'wkwert arrow

pa'ahpetew bowstring

peskoh spear, fish spear, three piece toggle head for catching salmon

pla's stick for measuring meshes of a net

rekeweech fish for trout with two lines

rohseemek' I throw, I spear, I harpoon

rorowenek' I fish, I hunt, I fish with hook for eels, I gather (e.g. clams)

smechook' I make supple, I tan, I split (sugar pine nuts)

smechoy skin a large animal, tanned deerskin, man's loin-covering of buckskin, worn in summer

smohta'r bow (for arrows)

sraach' tanned skin, quiver

tmook' I shoot

tmoolook' I shoot

tomsewok' I catch a lot (while hunting or fishing)

tregepah fish with a dip net, fish with a triangle net

tregepa' dip net

tregepetek' I fish with a dip net

wesomot bow (for arrows)

'luemon eel trap, eel basket

'orpet duck blind

'erkerh fish with a net, fishing net

'uemyo' fish dam, tail end of fishing net

Dictionary entry

chego'onep'n iterative • four-point buck • See cho'onep'

Lexicon record # 41 | Source reference: GM(JG12/17/2007)
Semantic domains: hunting and fishing; hoofed mammals

Short recording (1)

  1. chego'onep' "four-point buck" (spoken by Robert Spott)

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