sulhch'ulh    ᙐᒡᘞᒡ    sʌɬtʃʼʌɬ    V

he (person, mouse, bug) bit me

[lh-ch'ulh < ch'ul₂ «bite»]  Perfective Affirmative

This verb means to clamp the teeth down without tearing open a wound. The teeth may or may not draw blood. It is typical of bites by people, mice, and insects.


(1) Tl'ughus sulhch'ulh. `A snake bit me.'


Related Words:   Cutting, Crushing, Grinding, Scraping and Pinching


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