dutl'us    ᑐᘼᔆ    dʌtlʼʌs    V

it (meat or fish) is fresh, it (grass) is green

[∅-tl'us < tl'us₂ «fresh»]  Imperfective Affirmative  Stative

This term refers to recently caught meat or fish that has not been frozen, smoked, or otherwise preserved. It is not used in reference to fruit or vegetables. It is, however, used to describe grass as being green since it refers to freshness, not unripeness.


(1)
T̲s̲intel'idechoolhukwdutl'usnats'udih.
ling coditfirstfishit is freshwe (3+) eat [habitual] [customary]
Ling cod was the first fresh fish that we ate.

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