'andit
ADV now
'et
ADV/PP then, there
'I
PRO it, them (non-human)
'i
PRO it, them (non-human)
'Ilhukh
ADV once [modern 'ilhoh]
'ink'ez
CONJ and
'Uda'
ADV long ago, once upon a time
'ulats'i
N spruce bark canoe
'ulh
N dam, causeway
'unt'ukh
V it is [modern 'unt'oh]">
'uja
V it happened
'Utnaneyaz
N the Dwarves
'Utnaneyazk'a
N the arrows of the Dwarves
'utni
V he says
be
PP by means of, with
bulh
PPC with him, her, it
cha
PART also
da'khuntiz'il
V it floated downstream in pieces
doocha
ADV again
dugheyuzso
V they broke up by shooting
Dune
N person
dune
N person
Hohda'
ADV at that time (in the past)
'hoont'ukh
V it (areal) is [modern hoont'oh]
'Et hughwa
COMP because, on account of [most people now say 'et huwa]
inle'
V it was, used to be
k'a
N arrow [in modern usage, this usually means "cartridge, bullet"]
khudidukhne
N ones who are of a kind
khuni
word
V khuwhutni
they call (areal object) [modern huwhutni]
la
PART emphatic
lhai
Q many
lhelhdoh
Q different from one another
lhts'odutni
V they hate each other
lhukhugan
V they kill each other
lhukhul'en
V they do to one another
Nak'alghun
N Stuart Lake
Nak'azdli
N Necoslie (Fort Saint James)
Nak'azdlit'enne
N people from Nak'azdli
Nak'azdlung
N Nak'azdli (Fort Saint James)**
nanint'i
V it stretched across
ndi
DEM this (non-human)
khuyenunulhtso
N the ones by means of which they shot
ni
V it says
njan
ADV here
noo
N island
Nooyiz
N Long Island
ookw'uzts'e
ADV at its side
takhuyulhtseh
V they shoot them into the water [modern tahuyulhtseh]">
tizdli
V it begins to flow
Tl'otizdli
N Grassy Outlet
toot
ADV into the water
ts'utni
V one says
ulhih
PART customarily
whe
COMP while
whut'akhamba
V they arrived warring [modern whutQahamba]">
whut'akhubukh
V they come to the outlet warring [modern whut'ahuboh]">
whut'at
PPC (at) the lower end of
suli'
V it became
tsuk
Q each, every

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