nut̲s̲us̲ ᘄᙣᔆ nʌt̪s̪ʌs̪ V
it (snake) is slithering around
[∅-t̲s̲us̲ < t̲s̲us̲₁ «whip»] Imperfective Affirmative Continuous
This is the verb used to describe the rapid motion of snakes. None of the verbs involving the use of limbs are considered appropriate for snakes. It literally means to ‟whip” around.
Related Words: Motion