dlaayangwaal = licorice fern
Word beginnings include:
dla, dlaa, dlii, dll, dluu
- whole mammal (including person), bird, fish; log; set of clothes
’La dladahldagan. He fell down.
Tsii.n diiga ’la dlasdlagan. He handed me a (whole) salmon.
Stl’akamee ’laadla.a kaatl’a.aasgyaan... Butterfly arrived after him and...
’Laadla.a ’la kaa.unggang. He is walking around following him.
’Laadla.a ’la kwahjuugang. He is thinking of going after her.
’Laadla.a tl’a kinggan. They looked after him (as he left).
Tl’aadla.a ’la k’aahluugan. He got up last (lit. after everyone else).
- (n) halibut and red snapper eggs (roe)
Dlaadee ’laa tl’aamkidaang. Its eggs (in skein) are big.
have eggs; be female
- be a certain-sized
Kiidee st’a k’iihlun.ahl dlaagaagang. The tree is three feet in diameter.
- the one(s) born after; the one(s) going along after
Dii dla.agee. My siblings born after me.
the one born after X; the one that comes after X
- tall and big person;
- very long fish
- (v) be healthy, have nothing wrong with; be free of evil spirits
’Laagu dlaanhanggwaa? I wonder if he is free of evil spirits?
Danggu dlaan? Are you free of evil spirits? Are you a witch?
- Come Here!
Dlaanaa, diinang, dlaanaa diinang. Come here, Dear. Come here Dear.
have washed; have been rinsed
the area where X was; the one(s) after X
(v) be easy
- (v) be calm; be peaceful
’Iitl’ga dlaayagan. It was calm for us.
(n) root of licorice fern; licorice fern plant
stink; smell terrible; be unapproachable due to smell
(v) swim in a bunch
- (v) say that has certain characteristics; attribute certain characteristics to
Sk’ilGahl ’laa ’la dlaganggan. He said that he is dirty.
(n) digging stick; barbecue stick
- (v) wash; rinse
Hawaan kiihlgee ’la dlan.gang. He is still washing the dishes.
Kiihlgee ’la dlantl’a.agan. She rinsed the dishes.
Nee stl’anhl dlan. Wash the floor.
St’aa sk’ageesda tsaan ’la dlan.gan. She wash the mud from the shoes.
Ta dlan. Wash fish (preparatory to canning, especially in a cannery).
- (v) lie on vehicle (= location); be aboard vehicle (= location)
Gandl.uu ’laagwa.a ts’asdlan’aawaan. Fresh water is aboard their canoe.
- (v) put aboard vehicle (= location or direction)
Tluugwee Joe jagwee ’aa sk’adlanaadliigan. Joe put his gun aboard the boat.
- several persons one at a time
Gudla.a ’agang tl’a t’a dlang.aaw’waagan. They went out one at a time.
- (v) pet; caress; play with to make smile
Gidaang ’la dlanggalang k’aw.agan. He was sitting playing with his child.
Xaay ’la dlanggalanggan. She petted the dog.
Ta dlanggalang. Play with; pet.
- (v) get hurt
- hurt, injure
Xyaang ’la xi dlansdagan. She temporarily injured her arm using it.
- (v) ache dully (body)
Dii dlanjanggaang. I am aching dully.
(v) put in coffin
- be impossible to go in direction because of smell; be too smelly to go in direction
- be unbeatable in a footrace
- aboard vehicle; away from reference point on vehicle
’La kaadliigan. He left on a vehicle (other than his own). He went aboard/on a vehicle (his own or another’s).
(n) arm of octopus
have a fringe
Come! Come Here!
- up to; as far as, as much as; enough for; worth
- at the same time
- sometime about, somewhere about; approximately; kind of
Diidluu ’laa ga taagan. He ate as much as me.
Dluuhlgaang ’laa ’laa ga kil taagan. He made him eat the same amount as him.
Gudluu ’laa ga taa’wagan. They ate at the same time.
Hat’an gudluu tl’aa ’la kil t’a.aawaan. He made them sit down together.
Hlaa ga taahideedluu ’la kats’agan. He came in just when I started to eat.
Diik’uhldluu ’la k’aawgan. He sat down kind of near me.
Tl’a tlaa.ahldluus ’ists’agan. About ten people came in.
Dii k’udsdluu hlaa ga taa hlangaagang. If I were hungry, I could eat.
(v) die of starvation; starve to death