Aileen Figueroa

Elicited Sentences About Animals (September 16, 2004)

Writing system: default | hyphens | linguistic
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Text identifier: AG-01-2
Speaker: Aileen Figueroa
Primary documentation: Andrew Garrett
Project transcription: Andrew Garrett
Audio source: AG-01-2

  1. Kolo nee chegeyken' 'ue-meehl.
    Their (pigs') legs are kind of short.
     
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  2. Chegeyken' 'ue-meehl.
    Their (pigs') legs are short.
     
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  3. Nuemeechue nep' mee' kue 'woogey kooychkwohl kwegeruer' 'we-nueneg.
    They (pigs) eat everything because white people buy pigs' food.
     
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  4. Kooychkwohl 'we-nueneg.
    They (people) buy their (pigs') food.
     
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  5. Chkee'mehl.
    They (pigs) sleep.
     
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  6. 'Okw' 'we-reweeesh weet nee 'oolem' kwegerue'r.
    Pigs live where they have a fence.
     
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  7. Weet nee 'oolem' kue kwegerue'r.
    Pigs live there.
     
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  8. To'oner' 'ue-meehl, to'oner' 'we-chkah, 'o mee' 'e'gah.
    They (frogs) have four legs, they have four feet, so people eat them.
     
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  9. Kegohchewohl chohpos.
    They (frogs) hunt flies.
     
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  10. Sa'anee chegeyke'n.
    Sometimes they (frogs) are small.
     
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  11. ... nerperw.
    (Buzzards eat) ... meat.
     
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  12. Negeee'nowohl nee nepee'mehl.
    They (buzzards) look for what (?) they eat.
     
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  13. ... kokonewolek'.
    (what rattlesnakes look like)
     
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  14. Wo'nee chkee'mehl k'ee nee ta'anoy'hl.
    They (rattlesnakes) sleep where it's sunny.
     
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  15. San' maageen, maageen pope'l.
    Some (rattlesnakes) are, some are big.
     
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  16. Pechkue lege'm.
    They (sea lions) go upriver.
     
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  17. Negeee'nowohl regok.
    They (sea lions) look for trout.
     
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  18. Maageen kokonewolek'.
    Some (slugs) are long.
     
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  19. Maageen chegeyke'n.
    Some (slugs) are small.
     
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  20. Kokonewel' 'ue-meehl.
    They (cranes) have long legs.
     
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  21. Regok chpee nepee'm.
    They (cranes) only eat trout.
     
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  22. Maageen popeleen, maageen popeleen, maageen tue' chegeykenee nepuey, maageen tue' regok.
    Some (salmon) are big, some are big, and some salmon are small, and some are trout.
     
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  23. Pechue keetee le'm.
    They (salmon) are going to go upriver.
     
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