Morph: . Etym: n̓w̓ʔ. now; a while. uɬ cut iʔ stʔíwtx way̓ n̓ ilíʔ kən x̌íləm and the young one said: I'll do the same. n̓ k̓laxʷ mi kʷ ɬcxʷuy, kʷu ɬctxʷúymənt This evening you come back, come back to me. See: elided n̓ín̓w̓iʔ.

n̓án̓aqs   [n̓án̓aqs] Morph: n̓á•n̓aqs. Etym: √nqs. (only) one. uɬ aɬíʔ lut t̓a aksyəʕʷpyáwt t̓i kmix [ɬ] nán̓aqs ann̓ín̓k̓mən. you won't be capable if you have just one knife. See: naqs.

+n̓cut   [n̓cut] Morph: +n̓cut. Variant: +ncut. suffix that carries a reflexive notion or s.t. directed at oneself. x̌x̌ʕan̓cútn. Fan. w̓əsn̓cút. Proud. See: +cut; +scut.

n̓ín̓aʔxʷ   [n̓ín̓aʔxʷ] Morph: n̓í•n̓[aʔ]xʷ. Etym: nxʷ. a little more, a little longer. caʔkʷ n̓ín̓aʔxʷ uɬ kʷu ƛ̓mípstəp uɬ aɬíʔ kən sc̓əx̌ʷtwíxʷəxʷ. A little bit more and you would have missed me because I have a date.

n̓in̓k̓mn   [n̓ín̓k̓mən] Morph: n̓i•n̓k̓+mn. Variant: n̓in̓k̓mn̓; n̓in̓k̓m̓n̓. Etym: √nk̓. a knife. ɬw̓ntím t n̓ín̓k̓məns. He got poked by his knife. See: nik̓mn.

n̓in̓k̓mn̓   [n̓ín̓k̓mən̓] Morph: n̓i•n̓k̓+mn̓. Variant: n̓in̓k̓mn; n̓in̓k̓mn̓. Etym: √nk̓. a knife. ixíʔ uɬ taʔx̌ílsts iʔ n̓ín̓k̓mən̓s, x̌ʷəyx̌ʷáyt. Then he took his knife, sharp. ixíʔ uɬ iʔ ckʷis iʔ n̓ín̓k̓m̓ən̓s. That's when he took his knife. See: nik̓mn.

n̓ín̓w̓iʔ   [n̓ín̓w̓iʔ] Morph: n̓ín̓w̓iʔ. Variant: n̓ín̓w̓iʔs. Etym: n̓wy̓. (in a) a while, soon; if. n̓ín̓w̓iʔ lut x̌əsíkstmsəlx uɬ k̓əstwílx ixíʔ. If they don't take care of it right it'll spoil. cənʔúɬxʷxʷ məɬ n̓ín̓w̓iʔ ʔamtsín. Come in and I'll feed you. n̓ín̓w̓iʔ wíkəntxʷ mi c̓əlxəntíxʷ. If you see her, you'll grab her. way̓ uɬ ixíʔ k̓ʷúl̕cɬmən n̓ín̓w̓iʔ. In a while I'm going to cook for you. way̓ n̓ín̓w̓iʔ kən mypnwíɬən, t swit kʷ m̓áyaʔɬts, uɬ way̓ mat n̓ín̓w̓iʔ mypnún. I will learn; anybody shows me, and I'll learn.

n̓ín̓w̓iʔs   [n̓ín̓w̓iʔs] Morph: n̓í•n̓w̓iʔ+s. Variant: n̓ín̓w̓iʔ. Etym: n̓w̓ʔ. it will be a little while; in a while, soon. kən ntils n̓ín̓w̓iʔs atláʔ kən ɬʔácqaʔ... I thought, when I get out... mi n̓ín̓w̓iʔs ɬx̌əstwílx aspuʔús. And then you'll feel good again. n̓ín̓w̓iʔs ɬwikntsn ɬlaʔkín. I'll see you sometime again. n̓ín̓w̓iʔs xʷic̓xtmn t akɬlkapí. I will eventually give you some coffee. n̓ín̓w̓iʔs kaʔkícxtmn t akɬlkapí I will find some coffee for you. Sp n̓en̓w̓íʔs wait a minute.

n̓in̓w̓w̓iʔ   [n̓ín̓w̓w̓iʔ] Morph: n̓in̓w̓+w̓iʔ. Etym: √n̓w̓ʔ. a little while. uɬ ixíʔ n̓ín̓w̓wiʔ mi ƛ̓əxʷəntím Then we will kill them. See: n̓ín̓w̓iʔ.

n̓k   [n̓k] Morph: n̓k. Variant: ink; an̓k; nk; n̓k; ínaʔk. back. nk̓mn̓kikst. Palm of hand.

n̓kikst   Morph: n̓kikst. palm of the hand. nk̓mn̓kikst. Palm of hand.

n̓m̓húyaʔm   [n̓m̓húyaʔm] Morph: n̓+m̓húyaʔ+m. Etym: √mhyʔ. n̓m̓húyaʔm: the area at the mouth of Silver Creek and generally to the creek, itself. Lit: small area having raccoons n̓m̓húyaʔm.

n̓m̓kʷuʔtálaʔqʷ   [n̓m̓kʷuʔtálaʔqʷ] Morph: n̓+m̓kʷuʔ+tálaʔqʷ. Etym: √mkʷ. n̓m̓kʷuʔtálaʔqʷ: open hill with deer licks (good deer hunting place) southeast of Kewa. Lit: little hill in woods n̓m̓kʷuʔtálaʔqʷ.

n̓m̓l̕xáqaʔs   [n̓m̓əl̕xáqaʔs] Morph: n̓+m̓l̕xáqaʔs. Etym: √mlx. n̓m̓l̕xáqaʔs: former seasonal camping area now under water, located on the former west side of the Columbia north fxom kɬc̓əl̕tkʷn̓cút. Lit: cottonwood on trail n̓m̓l̕xáqaʔs.

n̓n̓qsil̕t   [n̓n̓əqsíl̕t] Morph: n̓•n̓qsil̕t. Etym: √nqs. one hatching. See: nqsilt.

n̓qsálaʔqʷ   [n̓qsálaʔqʷ] Morph: n̓qsálaʔqʷ. Etym: √nqs. a small stick. ilíʔ nmáʕʷsəs axáʔ iʔ n̓əqsálaʔqʷ. He put one of the little sticks across it. See: naqs; alqʷ.

n̓qsíɬaʔxʷ   [n̓qsíɬaʔxʷ] Morph: n̓qs+íɬaʔxʷ. Etym: √nqs. outhouse. See: naqs; iɬxʷ.

n̓qsíɬc̓aʔ   [n̓əqsíɬc̓aʔ] Morph: n̓qsíɬc̓aʔ. Etym: √nqs. one little room. n̓qsíɬc̓aʔ. One little room. See: nqsíɬc̓aʔ.

n̓q̓n̓q̓tíɬaʔp   [n̓əq̓n̓əq̓tíɬaʔp] Morph: n̓q̓•n̓q̓+tíɬaʔp. Etym: √nq̓. n̓q̓n̓q̓tíɬaʔp: pasture wormwood (artemisia frigida); western sage; stink wood. n̓q̓n̓q̓tíɬaʔp. See: medicinal plant.

n̓ta   [n̓ta] Morph: n̓ta. semantic import "oh my, gee". n̓ta uníxʷ kɬcucín iʔ səmx̌íkən iʔ scaʕcaʕcáʕs The bear was sure hollering.

n̓u   [n̓u] Morph: n̓u. Etym: n̓n̓w̓ʔs. syncopated variant of n̓in̓w̓iʔ "a while". cut way̓ t̓i k̓ík̓aʔt iʔ siwɬkʷ n̓u t qáqxʷəlx He said the water is near, fish. See: n̓in̓w̓iʔ.

n̓uʔs   [n̓uʔs] Morph: n̓uw̓+s. Variant: n̓u. syncopated variant of n̓ín̓w̓iʔs "in a while". way̓ ilíʔ ɬəɬxʷúyx, n̓us ilíʔ. Let him go! n̓us ɬwíkɬmən. I'll see you again. See: n̓ín̓w̓iʔ.

n̓w̓l̕w̓l̕qn̓m̓n̓wíxʷ   [n̓w̓əl̕w̓əl̕qən̓m̓ən̓wíxʷ] Morph: n̓+w̓l̕w̓l̕qn̓+m̓n̓wíxʷ. Etym: √wl. a closed shell. ixíʔ scuts ʕaʔíckʷalaʔ aʔ n̓w̓l̕w̓l̕qən̓mnwíxʷ iʔ skʷəkʷr̓ínaʔ. Meadowlark said the closed clam shell. See: wlqi.

n̓yn̓xʷitkʷ   [n̓in̓xʷítkʷ] Morph: n+yn̓xʷítkʷ. Etym: √ynxʷ. 1 • n̓yn̓xʷitkʷ: Cobbs Creek, north of Hall Creek.

2 • n̓yn̓xʷitkʷ: a camping area at the former mouth of Cobbs Creek. Lit: water hemlock in water (creek) n̓yn̓xʷitkʷ.