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