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q   [q] Morph: q. Variant: qn; qn̓; qin. allomorph of qn head before -nt transitive. kʷu c̓q̓apqs. He hit me on the head. tx̌ʷəyx̌ʷáyqən. There I'll pile them.

qacc   [qácəc] Morph: qac•c. Variant: qicc. Etym: √qc. wheel; start to go. sc̓ənc̓náʕms iʔ qácəc. He tightened the wheel. aɬíʔ way̓ c̓iyntín iʔ qácəc. I greased the wheel. kʷu qácəc. Let's wheel (leave by car). iʔ l stim̓ kiɁ p qácəc. What are you going to wheel in? Sp √qic to roll; qícc it rolled accidentally.

qaccíʔst   [qacəcíʔst] Morph: qac•cíʔst. Etym: √qc. to run. way̓ mi sic qacəcí[ʔst] inkəwáp way̓ məɬ kʷu xəƛ̓pnúsəlx. Then my horse starts to run, and they beat me. See: qiclx.

qaclx   [qácəlx] Morph: qac+lx. Etym: √qc. Variant: qiclx. to run, trot. t̓i ṇtikɬ məɬ x̌íƛ̓əm, məɬ t̓i way̓ niʕ̓íp cqácəlx, t̓i niʕ̓íp sƛ̓ax̌ts. She gets to the bottom and then up the hill, and she's always a-trotting, always fast. See: qiclx.

qalíɬc̓aʔ   [qalíɬc̓a?] Morph: qalíɬc̓a? Etym: √ql. fresh raw meat. qalíɬc̓aʔ. See: qlíɬc̓aʔ; ql.

qalqʷíʔstn   [qalqʷíʔstn] Morph: qalqʷíʔs+tn ? Etym: √qlqʷʔs ?. unidentified plant. qalqʷíʔstn.

qalt   [qalt] Morph: qal+t. Etym: √ql. to be raw. qalt. Cm ql‑t be fresh, raw (meat, fish).

qalwtánk   [qalutánk] Morph: qalwtánk. Etym: √ql. to step on s.o.'s belly. Gram: +ɬt transitive xʷuˑˑy, ixíʔ scuts uˑˑlalá t inqaqíˑˑc kʷu qalutáˑˑnkɬts iʔ t xəmáʕmləxqən. He went, he said (singing) "Oh my brothers, the crickets stepped on my belly." See: qlwit.

qam   [qam] Morph: qam. Etym: √qm. to be slow; to be easy; to be calm. qam. Sp √qem (qim) calm, serene; Cm qəmmp be calm; Cr qem home (to be at...), unconcerned ... he is at home! u· qé·m calm; Sh qm-qeqm-t very gentle.

qammscút   [qamˑscút] Morph: qam•m+scút. Etym: √qm. to be slow. xʷuˑˑy t̓iʔ qammscút, xʷuˑˑy qáqəlt. He went and took his time, went and got on top of the hill. uɬ aɬíʔ axáʔ iʔ scyx̌ísx, axáʔ qamˑscútəlx. Those who drive the deer take their time. See: qam.

qánaʔ   [qánaʔ] Morph: qánaʔ. Etym: √qnʔ. hypocoristic form of qáqnaʔ. Gram: male or female addressing father's mother or an elderly woman qánaʔ. See: 01/Dec/2017.

qaqáclaʔs   [qaqáclaʔs] Morph: qa•qáclaʔs ? Etym: √qcl. a wheel. məɬ ixíʔ scuts ilíʔ cqaqáclaʔs ixíʔ iʔ sútən iʔ sənlak̓ʷ. She said he's wheeling something made of tallow. cxʷuysts iʔ qaʔqáclaʔsc. He was wheeling his wheel. Ques: qaʔqáclaʔs or qaqáclaʔs See: qacc.

qaqclx   [qáqcəlx] Morph: qa•qclx. Etym: √qc. to trot. way̓ itlíʔ qáqcəlx, tliʔ xʷúy. On he trotted, on he went. taɬt ki t̓ct̓acpt ɬa cqáqcəlx. He is very rough when he trots. kɬqáqcəlx iʔ t sƛ̓əx̌sqáx̌aʔs. He had trotting race horses. way̓ lut t̓ qəɬnús ɬ ksqáqcəlxs axáʔ iʔ sənkɬc̓aʔsqáx̌aʔ. This horse couldn’t even trot. ṇwísəlxsts iʔ syúpsc, ixíʔ sqáqcəlxs. She raised her tail, and she trotted. See: qiclx.

qaqclxsqáx̌aʔm   [qaqcəlxsqáx̌aʔṃ] Morph: qa•qc+lxsqáx̌aʔ+m. Etym: √qc. to trot a horse. kn ɬa cqaqclxsqáx̌aʔm, kn ct̓əcpús. My cheeks jar when I trot my horse. See: qiclx.

qaqcqíclx   [qaqcqícəlx] Morph: qa•qc•qíclx. Etym: √qc. to be running around. way̓ iʔ tkɬmilxʷ iʔ sqaqcqícəlxs aɬíʔ cq̓ʷəɬtsqáx̌aʔm aɬíʔ ksʔímxaʔxəlx. The woman was running around, packing a horse because they were going to move. See: qiclx.

qaqcxn   [qícxən] Morph: qa•qcxn. Variant: qicxn. Etym: √qc. gizzard. qaqcxn. See Sp s-n-q̓íc̓qn gizzard; Sh x̌-qic̓-qn̓-tn gizzard.

qaqíc   [qaqíc] Morph: qa•qíc. Etym: √qc. brothers. xʷuˑˑy, ixíʔ scuts uˑˑlalá t inqaqíˑˑc kʷu qalutáˑˑnkɬts iʔ t xəmáʕmləxqən. He went, he said (singing) "Oh my brothers, the crickets stepped on my belly." See: qick.

qaqlt   [qáqəlt] Morph: qa•ql+t. Etym: √qlt. to get to the top of a small hill. xʷuˑˑy t̓iʔ qammscút, xʷuˑˑy qáqəlt. He went and took his time, went and got on top of the hill. t̓i lut səl̕kʷúts uɬ qáqəlt. It's not far to the top. x̌əƛ̓x̌íƛ̓əm, məɬ qáqəlt uɬ k̓əɬk̓íl̕l̕xʷt. They climbed, got to the top and disappeared. See: qilt.

qaqlwlp̓   [qáqəlwəlp̓] Morph: qa•qlwlp̓. Etym: √qlw. driftwood. incá kən iʔ kʷ akɬƛ̓əʔíʔ, kən cənməlk̓ʷqín axáʔ iʔ kən kɬqáqəlwəlp̓, ixíʔ məɬ kən ckɬmʕítkʷ, uɬ ixíʔ akɬənxʷúytṇ. I will be your canoe, I will be a whole piece of driftwood, and I will stay on top of the water, and that will be what you travel on.

qáqnaʔ   [qáqnaʔ] Morph: qá•qnaʔ. Etym: √qnʔ. fatherʼs mother; paternal grandmother. kʷu cus isx̌áx̌paʔ, uɬ inqáqnaʔ. My paternal grandfather and grandmother told me. Sp qéneʔ; Cm q‑qan̓aʔ father’s mother; father’s parent's sister; father’s parent's female cousin; female’s son’s child; Cr qíneʔ grandmother (paternal...).

qaqss   [qáqsəs] Morph: qa•qs•s. Etym: √qs. dusk; a little dark. way̓ qáqsəs kiʔ cyáʕpəlx. They got here at dusk. way̓ uɬ sqáqsəsc. It was getting dark. way̓, way̓ ʔayxáxaʔ təl sqáqsəsc. A little after dark (when light disappears). iʔáˑˑʕ̓ uɬ way̓ taʔlíʔ q̓sápiʔ iʔ sqáqsəsc ixíʔ uɬ c̓x̌iɬ ƛ̓lap iʔ scyaʕpmíx. They gathered and it's long after dark that they quit coming in. Cm qiʔs dusk.

qaqxʷlx   [qáqxʷəl] Morph: qa•qxʷ+lx. Variant: kɬqaqxʷlx. Etym: √qxʷ. fish; to fish. iʔ sisyús stəxʷcəncút, axáʔ iʔ l qáqxʷəlx, kəm̓ axáʔ iʔ l sƛ̓áʔcínəm, məɬ ixíʔ cxaʔtəmstísəlx. Those who are good providers of fish, or of deer, these they put above the others. See: qixʷlx.

qaws   [qaws] Morph: qaws. Etym: √qws ?. kouse (lomatium cous). qaws.

qax̌ʷ   [qax̌ʷ] Morph: qax̌ʷ. Etym: √qx̌ʷ. to break. t̓i qax̌ʷˑˑ, níxəl̕ qax̌ʷ, taʔx̌íləm. Something broke, he heard it break, he did like that. Sp √qaxʷ hi qáxʷ a loud sharp snap (as of a twig breaking).

qaʕílsxn   [qaʕílsxn] Morph: qaʕílsxn. Variant: qaʕílsxn̓. Etym: √qʕ. to cut one's hair. Gram: +nt transitive qaʕílsxən̓tsən. I cut your hair. qaʕílsxən̓tsət We cut your hair. Gram: middle kən qaʕílsxn̓əm. I cut hair. mat ʔáˑˑq̓ʷsəm, mat nixʷ qaʕílsxnəm. I suppose he shaved, maybe cut his hair too.

qaʕilsxncút   [qaʕilsxəncút] Morph: qaʕilsxn+cút. Etym: √qʕ. to cut oneʼs own hair. kən qaʕílsxn̓əm; kən qaʕilsxəncút. I cut hair; I cut my hair. kʷu qaʕilsxəncút. We cut our own hair. See: qaʕílsxn.

qaʕílsxn̓   [qaʕílsxn̓] Morph: qaʕílsxn̓. Variant: qaʕílsxn. Etym: √qʕ. to cut one's hair. Gram: +nt transitive qaʕílsxən̓tsən. I cut your hair. qaʕílsxən̓tsət We cut your hair.

qáʕma   [qáʕma] Morph: qáʕma. Etym: √qm. nursing. qʕáma. Tit sucking, nursing.

qáʕnaʔ   [qáʕnaʔ] [qáʕnaʔ] Morph: qáʕna. Etym: √qnʔ. qáqnaʔ (grandmother). qáʕnaʔ. See: qaqnaʔ.

qaʕp   [qaʕp] Morph: qaʕ+p. Etym: √qʕ. to move. ilíʔ uɬ nɬpak lut uɬ t̓ qaʕp. It got stuck in the snow, couldn't move.

qaʕy   [qaʕy] Morph: qaʕy. Etym: √qʕy. black (Magpieʼs son's speech). ʕ̓aˑˑn̓ anwí kʷ qaʕˑˑy. My, you are black!

qaʔclxútyaʔ   [qaʔcəlxútyaʔ] Morph: qaʔc+lxútyaʔ. Etym: √qc. to run. way̓ itlíʔ qaʔcəlxútyaʔ. She started running. See: qiclx.

qaʔɬ   [qaʔɬ] Morph: qaʔɬ. family; offspring; part X. kʷ qaʔɬ... You are descended from... (sometimes used as insult). qaʔɬcánmn. Part Chinese. qaʔɬksltmílt. Part illegitimate. qaʔɬsənk̓líp. Coyote's sons. qaʔɬskatán. The skatán family. qaʔɬməlqnúps. Eagle chicks. qaʔɬsəmx̌íkən. The grizzly's child. qaʔɬsiwəntpíc̓aʔ. The siwəntpíc̓aʔ family. qaʔɬuknaʔqín. All Okanagan. qaʔɬilmíxʷəm. The chief's children, family.

qaʔɬk̓ást   [qaʔɬk̓ást] Morph: qaʔɬk̓ás+t. Etym: √k̓s. to be from bad stock. qaʔɬk̓ást. He is from bad stock. See: k̓ast.

qaʔɬsmx̌ikn   [qaʔɬsmx̌ikṇ] Morph: qaʔɬ+smx̌ikn. Etym: √mx̌. grizzly's child. way̓ uɬ yaʔx̌í cniʔák̓ʷ iʔ tkəɬmílxʷ qəɬsəmx̌íkən. Then the woman, Grizzly's child, swam across. See: smx̌ikn.

qaʔɬsnk̓líp   [qaʔɬsnk̓əlíp] Morph: qɬ+s+nk̓lip. Etym: √nk̓. Coyoteʼs children. naʔɬccám, nixʷ ilíʔ tixʷkʷúkstəm qəɬsənk̓líp. I forgot, he told Coyote's son the same thing. See: snk̓lip.

qaʔɬwknaqín   [qaʔɬuknaqín] Morph: qaʔɬwknaqín. Etym: √wkn. a group of Okanagans. t̓əxʷ yaʕyáʕt iʔ snəqsílxʷs iʔ qaʔɬuknaqín ʔúlussəlx iʔ slip̓ uɬ tx̌ʷəyx̌ʷáyqsəlx. All of his relatives, the Okanagan, gathered the wood and piled it up. See: wknaqín.

qaʔɬylmíxʷm   [qaʔɬilmíxʷəm] Morph: qaʔɬylmíxʷ+m. Etym: √yl. the chief's offspring. axáʔ iʔ ṇk̓ʷcwílxʷtṇ, t̓əxʷ qaʔɬilmíxʷəm, ilmíxʷəm sənɬəx̌mtáns. There were also others, such as the chief's children, (and) the chief's law relations. x̌minks axáʔ iʔ st̓əmkəʔílts axáʔ iʔ qaʔɬilmíxʷəm, qʷásqiʔ. Blue Jay likes his daughter, the chief's daughter. yaʔ ḷʔíwtət, aɬíʔ ylmíxʷəm, kʷu qaʔɬylmíxʷəm. Our father, he's a boss, we are the boss's sons. See: ylmixʷm.

qaʔmílt   [qaʔmílt] Morph: qaʔmílt. Etym: √qʔm. to nurse a baby. See: sqʔim.

qaʔqáclaʔ   [qaʔqáclaʔ] Morph: qaʔ•qáclaʔ. Etym: √qcl. wheel. cut waˑˑy̓ inqaʔqáclaʔ kʷu laʔɬtís iʔ t qəwláqaʔ. He said, "That darned thing took my wheel."

qaʔqáclaʔs   [qaʔqáclaʔs] Morph: qaʔ•qáclaʔs. Etym: √qclʔs. wheel. cxʷuysts iʔ qaʔqáclaʔsc He was wheeling his wheel.

qaʔqít   [qaʔqít] Morph: qaʔ•qít. Etym: √qt. to play hooky. kən scqaʔqítaʔx təl sənm̓am̓áyaʔtən. I’m playing hooky from school. mat kʷ scqaʔqítaʔx. Are you playing hooky?

qaʔqítam   [qaʔqítam] Morph: qaʔ•qíta+m. Etym: √qt. to play hooky. ta niʕ̓íp uɬ ʔax̌lásq̓ət cqaʔqítam. He plays hooky all the time. See ? Sp qaqítʔe-m (qáqiʔt) he is still angry and wants more (food), he went to get what he could; qáqiʔ-t-m̓ she collected on an old debt to raise money. See: qaʔqít.

qaʔxʷíc̓aʔ   [qaʔxʷíc̓aʔ] Morph: qaʔxʷíc̓aʔ. Etym: √qxʷ. to harness (a horse). Gram: +nt transitive xʷuyx qaʔxʷíc̓aʔnt. Go harness! See: qixʷ.

qaʔxʷmnwíxʷ   [qaʔxʷmənwíxʷ] Morph: q[aʔ]xʷ+m+nwíxʷ. Etym: √qxʷ. to drive them toward each other. qaʔxʷmənwíxʷstxʷəlx. You drove them toward each other. See: qaʔxʷíc̓aʔ.

qcap   [qcap] Morph: qca+p. Etym: √qc. to shrink. Gram: intransitive qcap. It shrunk, shriveled. iʔ k̓ʷtíɬc̓aʔ qcap. Half his body shrunk. lut pənkín ksqcaps. It won’t shrink. Gram: +ɬt transitive kʷu qcapɬtxʷ inlkapú. You shrank my coat. Sp qc-íp it shrank; Cm qəcp to shrink, be shrunken; Cr qec dwindle, shrink (in quantity).

qcclxípustxn   [qəccəlxípustxən] Morph: qc•c+lxípustxn. Variant: qcclxíʔpustxn. Etym: √qc. to stumble around. qəccəlxípustxən iʔ t sənk̓aʔtkn̓áɬq. He's stumbling (trying to) keep up with them (stay near them). See: qiclx.

qcclxíʔpustxn   [qəccəlxíʔpustxən] Morph: qc•c+lxíʔpustxn. Variant: qcclxípustxn. Etym: √qc. to trot; to walk hurriedly (trying to keep up). way̓ iʔ stətʔíwtaʔx axáʔ c̓iwt, kɬcawt qəccəlxíʔpustxən iʔ t sənk̓ək̓táɬq. The youngest one is way behind, trying to keep up, stumbling.

qclx   [qcəlx] Morph: qc+lx. Etym: √qc. to run or take off (with s.o.) Gram: +úɬt transitive lut asl̕ax̌t iʔ tkɬmilxʷs aksqcəlxúɬtəm. Don't take off with your friend's wife. ɬ qəclxúɬtxʷ asl̕ax̌t iʔ tkɬmílxʷs, tálíʔ málx̌aʔntxʷ asl̕áx̌t. If you run off with your friend’s wife, you really lie to your friend. See: qiclx.

qclxiltm   [qcəlxíltəm] Morph: qc+lxilt+m. Etym: √qc. a girl who has run away with a man; a girl who has eloped. ilíʔ cxət̓íltəm uɬ qcəlxílt. She was watching the girl, but she ran away on her. See: qiclx.

qclxúlaʔxʷ   [pəcəlxʷúlaʔxʷ] Morph: qc+lxúlaʔxʷ. Etym: √qc. to run on the ground. qclxúlaʔxʷ. See: qiclx.

qclxus   [qcəlxús] Morph: qc+lxus. Etym: √qc. to run away with s.o. Gram: +nt transitive qcəlxúsəs supí. He ran away with Sophie. See: qiclx.

qcpíɬc̓aʔ   [qəcpíɬc̓aʔ] Morph: qca+píɬc̓aʔ. Etym: √qc. a shrunken body. qəcpíɬc̓aʔ. The body shrunk. qəcpməncút. He coiled himself (as when getting ready to jump). iʔ k̓ʷtíɬc̓aʔ qcap. Half his body shrunk. See: qcap.

qcpmncut   [qəcpməncút] Morph: qc+p+mncut. Etym: √qc. to coil, shrink; to draw back. qəcpməncút. He coiled himself (as when getting ready to jump). way̓ wiʔskʷís iʔ sq̓lips, ilíʔ qcpməncút. She already had the handkerchief, she drew back. See: qcap.

qcqacáp   [qəcqacáp] Morph: qc•qacá+p. Etym: √qc. convulsions, spasms. sitkəmstím iʔ t qəcqacáp. He twisted with spasms. See: qcap.

qcqick   [qəcqíck] Morph: qc•qick. Etym: √qck. elder brothers. inqəcqíck. My older brothers. See: qick.

qcqiclx   [qəcqícəlx] Morph: qc•qic+lx. Etym: √qc. to run around; to run wild. uɬ sal̕ ɬaʔ cqəcqícəlx. He doesn't mind it when he runs around. uɬ lut aɬíʔ kmix əcwíl̕cən əcháht cqəcqícəlx. He just jokes, laughs, runs around. t̓i k̓ʷúl̕, uɬ lut sq̓sápiʔs uɬ ƛ̓x̌ap, uɬ way̓ cxʷylwís, uɬ c̓íckən, way̓ cqcqícəlx. He was born, and it wasn't long and he grew up, and was running around, playing, and running all over. See: qiclx.

qcus   [qcus] Morph: qcus. Etym: √qc. a wrinkled face. ʕapnáʔ uɬ cəqcús. Its face is gathered up. way̓ ʕapnáʔ caʔkʷ wíkəntxʷ, way̓ t̓i k̓ək̓ásaʔt. cqcus. If you see him (Lynx) now, he's still ugly, his face is smushed. See: qcap.

qc̓ímc̓aʔ   [qc̓ímc̓aʔ] Morph: qc̓ímc̓aʔ. Etym: √qc̓. squash (cucurbita pepo). qc̓ímc̓aʔ.

qc̓us   [qc̓us] Morph: qc̓us. Etym: √qc̓. reed canary grass (phalaris arundinacea). qc̓us.

qicc   [qícəc] Morph: qic•c. Variant: qacc. Etym: √qc. wheel; car tire. k̓ʷƛ̓ɬtikʷ iʔ qícəcs. Take off the tire! ixíʔ k̓ʷƛ̓páɬxən inqícəc. My tire came off. iʔ qícəc ixíʔ sxəlˑlákək. The wheel is spinning. Ques: confirm last example

qick   [qick] Morph: qick. Gram: this form is rare in northern Okanagan Etym: √qck. a man's older brother. stim̓ mat qicks, kəm̓ mat síncaʔs. Maybe it's his older brother, maybe his younger brother. way̓ t̓əxʷ iksƛ̓aʔƛ̓ʔám inqíck. I am going to look for my older brother. cəm̓ n̓ín̓w̓iʔ axáʔ kpaʔsəntsís axáʔ inqíck. My older brother will think of you. Sp qécč; Cm qack male’s older brother; male’s older male cousin; Cr qicč; Sh qeck elder brother; Th qéck elder or older brother, older male cousin; Li qack older brother.

qiclx   [qícləx] Morph: qic+lx. Etym: √qc. Variant: qaclx. one runs; to elope. itlíʔ qícəlx, kswítmist. Then he runs, he's doing his best. kən ksqíclxaʔx. I am going to elope. mat sc̓kinx lut iwá sqícəlxs. Why is it she hasn't tried to elope yet? ɬíq̓ʷət ɬaʔ cqícəlx. One can tell when (a horse) is running. ixíʔ itlíʔ sqícəlxs axáʔ iʔ sq̓ʷəyq̓ʷáʕy iʔ st̓mʕált. Then the Buffalo Cow continued to run. Sp qec run, qéc-lš he ran. See: qaclx.

qicxn   [qícxən] Morph: qicxn. Variant: qaqcxn. Etym: √qc. gizzard. qicxn.

qillt   [qilˑt] Morph: qil•l•t. Etym: √ql. to get to the top. haˑˑy məɬ qílltəlx uɬ itlíʔ xʷuylx məɬ itlíʔ nsʕaməncútəlx Then they get to the top, they keep on going, then they go down again. hoˑˑy puˑˑt uɬ ksqílltaʔxəlx ixíʔ uɬ hoy sənk̓líp iʔ t sʔayx̌ʷt. They were about to get to the top and Coyote gave out with tiredness. way̓ ik̓líʔ qílltəlx ilíʔ mat wkʷwíkʷmistəlx. They got to the top, they hid there. See: qilt.

qilt   [qilt] Morph: qil+t. Etym: √ql. to arrive at the top. way̓ ixíʔ sqilts. He got almost to the top. way̓ kən kaʔkʔúsəm kiʔ kən cqilt. I had difficulty getting to the top of the hill. ɬtxrúˑˑtəm, qilt, ixíʔ ɬʔuckl̕ípəm. He ran, got to the top, ran back down the hill. itíʔ kiʔ qíltəlx. They went right over that hill. uɬ way̓ kən ṇstils mat kʷ sxʔkínx, kʷ sx̌ənnúmt, lútiʔ kʷ cqílt. And I thought maybe something happened to you, you got hurt, that you hadn't yet got to the top. n̓ín̓w̓iʔ itíʔ ɬ scqiltsəlx, məɬ itlíʔ k̓əɬpx̌əntím nixʷ itlíʔ iʔ kspx̌məncúts. If they've gone over, then we'll have to figure how they're going to scatter. huˑˑy, put uɬ ksqíltaʔxəlx, ixíʔ uɬ huy sənk̓l̕íp iʔ t sʔáyx̌ʷt. Well, they were just about to the top, and Coyote gave up with tiredness. Sp qáql-t he arrived at the top; Cm katqáltk be on top; Cr čat+qáltčal̕qs cloak, coat, overcoat; Sh qelt to reach the top; s-qlt-us mountain; Th √qáyt reach top; Li qayt to get to the top of s.t.

qiɬ   [qiɬ] Morph: qiɬ. Etym: √qɬ. be awake; awaken; to wake s.o. up. Gram: intransitive t̓i kən qiɬ. I woke up to it. Gram: +nt transitive qíɬən. I woke him up. t̓i ixíʔ kʷ xʷt̓ilx, qíɬəntxʷ. As soon as you get up, wake him up. t̓əxʷ axáʔ ink̓ík̓waʔ way̓ t̓iʔ cxʷuy sx̌lap məɬ way̓ kʷu c̓əq̓mís kʷu qiɬs. Morning came and my grandfather threw me out of bed, woke me up. Gram: middle məɬ lut aksqíɬəm. Don't wake her up! Sp qiɬ awaken; Cr qeɬ awake, overcome, succeed; Sh qiɬ-m to wake sb. up; Th √qíɬ awake.

qiɬɬt   [qíɬəɬt]  Gram: qiɬ•ɬ•t Etym: √qɬ. to be awakened by s.t.; to awaken. kən qíɬəɬt. I was awakened by something. cyaˑˑʕ cqíɬəɬt way̓ iʔ sqilxʷ. All the people are awake. kəm̓ ɬ way̓ ɬə sqíɬɬtəmp... Or, if you are already awake... way̓ cxʷuy sx̌lap, uɬ qíɬəɬtəlx, uɬ t̓əqʷcínəlx. Morning came, and they woke up, and started hollering. t̓i way̓ kʷu qíɬəɬt aɬíʔ kʷu cxʷuy, aɬíʔ k̓ʷnaʔ kʷu ʔiwt. When we woke up we came, we didn't want to get behind. way̓ ilíʔ ƛ̓əlmíst, ilíʔ t̓k̓ʷəncút, staʔ k̓ʷaʔ ilíʔ cqíɬqəɬt. There he sat still, he lay there, he stayed there awake. See: qiɬ.

qiɬqɬt   [qíɬqəɬt] Morph: qiɬ•qɬ+t. Etym: √qɬ. to be awake. sta kʷaʔ ilíʔ uɬ cqíɬqəɬt, way̓ qiɬt. He stayed there, he was awake, awake. See: qiɬ.

qiɬt   [qiɬt] Morph: qiɬ+t. Etym: √qɬ. to awaken. Gram: intransitive x̌lap qiɬt uɬ wiks iʔ kst̓ik̓əls. At daylight he woke up and saw the grub. qiɬtx, way̓ kʷu ksƛ̓əxʷtmíxaʔx. Wake up, or we'll die! ilíˑˑʔ ct̓ak̓ʷ yutlxʷ xiʔ sqiɬts. Raven lay there, then woke up. way̓ ixíʔ tətwít c̓x̌iɬ t sqiɬtx. It was as if the boy were waking up. ʔíˑˑtx, uɬ mat k̓əɬʔatətxnúmt, mat cənwʔís kiʔ qiɬt. He slept, and he must have overslept, maybe (the sun) was high when he woke up. (PS) ksʔíˑˑtx məɬ ṇtx̌ʷəx̌ʷqín, mi qiɬt. He sleeps until noon, then he wakes. (PS) qiɬ-t-x wake up! Gram: as nominalized transitive lut kʷu aksqíɬtəm isqʷsíʔ. Don't wake my son up! See: qiɬ.

qin   [qin] Morph: qin. Variant: qín̓; qn; qn̓; q. 1 • head; top. ṇcahəhqín. To face a direction. kc̓əlqín. Headdress. sc̓əmqín. Brain(s). nc̓c̓q̓qíntn. Hammer. ṇc̓aʔrqín. To have a headache. k̓əmqín. The head of the river. nk̓aʔtqín. Close to noon. sk̓ʷlk̓ʷlqin. Saskatoon, serviceberry. k̓ʷəƛ̓k̓ʷƛ̓qin. Take off something on top. k̓ʷƛ̓pqin. Come off the top. ɬaʔq̓ʷəmqín. To come out loud. məcqínəm. To oil one's hair. nməlk̓ʷqín. A whole piece. məx̌qínəm. To stoop. nməx̌qíˑnəm. Head hanging low. maʕqín. Top rail. snəqnəqtqín. Salvia. pəqpəqqín̓. Whiskey jack. p̓əƛ̓qín. Mushroom. qəmqínəm. To drive a team. qəpqíntn. Hair on the head. nqʷəcqín. A snag. səsp̓qín. Wheat. ksərqíntəm. Scalp. wknaqínx. People from Okanogan. snwulpqín. A stroke. wupwupqín. Giant hyssop. swatqín. Expression used after doing something wrong. wiʔsksərqíntəm. Finish scalping. taʔpqín. Dirty head. ntəx̌ʷəx̌ʷqín. Smack noon. ɬc̓awsəntx̌ʷx̌ʷqínəm. Come back home for lunch. ṇtəqqín. To vote, to pick. wlqintn Lighter. scənwiʔqín. Past growing. xn̓qintn. Cover, lid. nyak̓ʷqín. Past noon. sənyak̓ʷqín. Afternoon. yaʕpqín. Lots, a crowd. nʕacqín. Tie at the end of something. tnt̓əcpqin. Jarred head.

2 • horse. skʷraʔqín. A strawberry roan horse. Sp √-qin head, top; Cr qin, qin̓, qn, qn̓ head, skull, voice, tip, top; Sh -qin̓ head, top; Th qin, qín, qín̓, qn, qn̓, qe head, top, on or over top lid ...; Li -√qin head.

qínaʔxn̓   [qínaʔxən] Morph: qínaʔxn. Variant: qinxn. toe. stawnqínaʔxən̓. Little toe. See: qin; xn.

qinkst   [qinkst] Morph: qinkst. finger. k̓ənp̓qínkst. Ring. laʕ̓ʷsqínkstn. Thimble, ring. lʕ̓ʷqinkst. S.t. fits on a finger. q̓ʷəx̌ʷəx̌ʷqínkstn. Fingernails. Cr qnečt toe, digit; Th qín̓kst finger.

qinxn   [qínxən] Morph: qinxn. Variant: qínaʔxn̓. joint ?; toe. c̓əwqqínxən. To pull s.t. out of the knee. k̓aʔqínxən. Knee. q̓ʷəx̌ʷqínxən. Toenail. skʕacʕacqínxən. Loin cloth. Th qínxn toe, hoof. See: qin; xn.

qipc   [qipc] Morph: qipc. Etym: √qpc. springtime. qipc. Springtime. Sp qppc-ílš it got to be spring; Cm:pan+ʔitqps springtime. See: sqipc.

qipcm   [qípcəm] Morph: qipc+m. Etym: √qpc. spring time arrives. xʷuy uɬ qíˑˑpcəm. Time went on and then it was springtime. Sp qppc-ílš it got to be spring; Cm:pan+ʔitqps springtime. See: qipc.

qiw   [qiw] Morph: qiw. Etym: √qw. to fish. xʷúyilx iʔ k̓əl sqiwx, yáʕpəlx ilíʔ uɬ kʷíllx. They went to those who were fishing, they got there and they sat. ɬkʷkʷaʕst ksqíwaʔxəlx, t̓i nxʷák̓ʷək̓ʷ iʔ qáqxʷəlx, nixʷ k̓ʷam q̓ʷq̓ʷak iʔ qíxʷəlx, iʔ k̓k̓əsk̓ásaʔt iʔ qáqxʷəlx. Early in the morning they were going to fish, they were clean of fish, even of bony fish suckers, bad fish.

qiwm   [qiwm] Morph: qiw+m. Etym: √qw. to fish. qiwm iʔ sqiwx uɬ way̓ px̌ʷəmstísəlx iʔ qáqxʷəlx, ya ntytyíx. The fishermen were fishing, and they passed around the fish, the salmon. See: qiw.

qixʷ   [qixʷ] Morph: qixʷ. Etym: √qxʷ. to whip, to make s.o. or s.t. go (hard); to drive (a herd); to train. Gram: +nt transitive qixʷs. He whipped it, he made it go. məɬ atláʔ kʷu qíxʷəntəm axáʔ iʔ ta ksnqláwtən. The bank will drive us out [of our farm]. t incá mi qíxʷən. I’ll drive them away. Gram: c-...-st customary ɬaʔ cqíxʷstsəlx iʔ sƛ̓aʔcínəm, kíləntməlx t ṇc̓íʔcən. When they make a drive for the deer, it's Wolf that chases them. Gram: +ɬt transitive lut kʷu aksqíxʷɬtəm ist̓máʕlt. Don't drive my cows [away]! Gram: middle kən qíxʷəm t sƛ̓aʔcínəm. I drove the deer. kən qíxʷəm iʔ t̓əxʷt̓əxʷtílaʔx iʔ skəkáʕkaʔ iʔ təl insənk̓ʷánɬqtən. I chased the little birds away from my garden. iksqíxʷəm. I’ll drive them away. way̓ məɬ kʷu xítmiʔst, kʷu qíxʷəm. Then we run, we train. Sp qixʷ to drive away, to chase away, to herd; Cr qixʷ forbid, prevent, prohibit; Sh qixʷ-m to scare up (game), to scare away; Th qixʷ run-wild; Li √qíxʷ-in̓ to chase a person or animal away.

qíxʷaʔs   [qíxʷaʔs] Morph: qíxʷaʔs. Etym: √qxʷ. to drive or scare s.o. (e.g. cattle, or deer) towards s.o. Gram: +nt transitive qíxʷaʔsəntsən. I scared (deer) toward you. See: qixʷ.

qixʷlx   [qíxʷəlx] Morph: qixʷ+lx. Etym: √qxʷ. 1 • sucker fish. qixʷlx.

2 • qixʷlx. qíxʷəlx. One of Pete Seymour's father's names as an old man. Cr qíxʷilš carp, fish.

qixʷt   [qixʷt] Morph: qixʷ+t. Etym: √qxʷ. to be driven away. way̓ kən xʷuy. ilíʔ niʕ̓íp kən ɬəɬxʷúy. ixíʔ uɬ qixʷt. "I'm going. For sure I'm going back home." Spoiled it. See: qixʷ.

qix̌m   [qíx̌əm] Morph: qix̌+m. Etym: √qx̌. to drive s.o. away. Gram: +nt transitive way̓ aɬíʔ aspuʔús, [nak̓ʷáʔ] qix̌məntsən. If that's what you want, I'm not sending you away.

qiy̓s   [qiʔs] Morph: qiy̓s. Etym: √qy̓s. to have a dream; to have nightmare. kən qiʔs. uc anwí kʷ qiʔs. I dreamt. Did you dream? qiʔs iʔ pəptwínaʔxʷ uɬ cut... An old lady had a dream, and said... Sp qey̓s to dream; Cr qiʔs he had a dream, nightmare, vision; Sh qeys to have a nightmare.

qiʔs   [qiʔs] Morph: qy̓s. Etym: √qy̓s. to dream. See: qiy̓s.

qiʔxʷnwíln   [qiʔxʷənwílən] Morph: qy̓xʷnwíln. Etym: √qy̓xʷ. to smell s.t. See: qy̓xʷnwiln.

ql   [ql] Morph: ql. Etym: √ql. root with meaning "flesh, meat" on which several stems are formed. See: qlíɬc̓aʔ; qalíɬc̓aʔ; sqlíɬc̓aʔ. Sp s-qéltč meat, flesh, body; Cm qəlt be fresh, raw (meat, fish); Cr qel meat (raw...); Sh qel-t fresh; Th √qəy damp / fresh. See: qalt.

qlápyaʔ   [qlápyaʔ] Morph: qlápyaʔ. Etym: √qlpyʔ. 1 • according to ML, a woman, an animal-person, in Colville mythology who assisted Suckerfish by donating one of her bones to him to help repair his body when he was all smashed up after falling from the "upper world".

2 • coyote pup (?)

3 • ducks on witch's teeth. See ? Cr qél+piye swan (black).

qlilx   [qlilx] Morph: qlilx. Etym: √ql. lean-to. qlilx. Lean to.

qlíɬc̓aʔ   [qlíɬc̓aʔ] Morph: qlíɬc̓aʔ. Etym: √ql. raw meat. qəlíɬc̓aʔ. It's raw meat. Cm ql‑t be fresh, raw (meat, fish); Cr qel meat (raw...). See: qalt.

qlípc̓aʔ   [qlípc̓aʔ] Morph: qlípc̓aʔ. Etym: √ql. raw hide. əcnɣíxən i ta ck̓irˑ iʔ qlípc̓aʔ. They are woven with rawhide cord. See: qalt.

qlqaʔlwítm   [qəlqaʔlwítəm] Morph: ql•qaʔlwít+m. Etym: √ql. to take a few steps. qəlqaʔlwítəm ck̓ləxʷk̓ʷálqʷs. He took a couple of steps, he lifted bark from a tree. See: qlwit.

qlqlápyaʔ   [qəlqlápyaʔ] Morph: ql•qlápyaʔ. Etym: √qlpyʔ. coyote pups. qlqlápyaʔ See: qlápyaʔ.

qlqlwilx   [qəlqəlwílx] Morph: ql•ql+wilx. Etym: √ql. qlqlwilx. qəlqəlwílx. Man's name (Narcisse Baptiste).

qlspilx   [qəlspilx] Morph: qlspilx. Etym: √qlsp. Kusik People; Kalispel. qəlspílx. Kusik Indians. Sp qlispél (qlispé) Kalispel Indian; Cm ql̕is‑p‑ál̕əxʷ Kalispel Indians; Cr qel̕+is+píl+em Kalispel Tribe.

qltikn̓   [qəltíkən̓] Morph: ql+tikn̓. Etym: √ql. the top of a ridge. t qəltíkən̓, ixíʔ uɬ səx̌ʷəx̌ʷstús iʔ k̓əl cítxʷsəlx. From the top of the ridge, it's all downhill to their houses. See: qilt.

qltkn̓ilp   [qəltkn̓ílp] Morph: ql+tkn̓ilp. Etym: √ql. outside the tipi. qəltkn̓ílp. Anywhere outside the tipi from the top down. See: qilt.

qltmixʷ   [qəltmíxʷ] Morph: qltmixʷ. Etym: √qlt. to be man. itíʔ mi kʷ xʷuy, ixíʔ mi kʷ qəltmíxʷ. That's the way you will go, you will be a man. See: sqltmixʷ.

qltmxʷscut   [qəltməxʷscút] Morph: qltmxʷ+scut. Etym: √qlt. to (try to) act like a man. kʷu cqəltməxʷscút ʕapnáʔ. We try to act like a man. See: qltmixʷ.

qlwatqn   [qəlwátqən] Morph: qlwatqn. Variant: ql̕watq(n). Etym: √ql. to thresh. qəlwátqsəlx. They thresh. See: qlwit.

qlwatqnm   [qəlwátqnəm] Morph: qlwatqn+m. Etym: √ql. to thresh by horse. q̓sápiʔ uɬ kʷu cqəlwátqnəm iʔ t sənkɬc̓aʔsqáx̌aʔ. Long ago we threshed with a horse.

qlwtúlaʔxʷ   [qlutúlaʔxʷ] Morph: ql+wtúlaʔxʷ. Etym: √ql. qlwtúlaʔxʷ. qlwtúlaʔxʷ. See: qlwit.

qlxʷ   [qəlxʷ] Morph: qlxʷ. Etym: √qlxʷ. root with meaning "Indian, person" on which several stems are formed. See: qlxʷlscút; sqilxʷ; sqlxʷúlaʔxʷ.

qlxʷlscut   [qəlxʷəlscút] Morph: qlxʷlscút. Etym: √qlxʷ. Indian dress. a cqəlxʷlscút yayʕát a cqəlxʷlscút. He was in Indian dress, in full Indian dress. way̓ yayáʕt sttəm̓tím̓ iʔ sqəlxʷəlscúts, əckc̓əlqín. He was all decked out in Indian gear, head dress on. See: qlxʷ.

qlxʷúlaʔxʷ   [qəlxʷúlaʔxʷ] Morph: qlxʷúlaʔxʷ. Etym: √qlxʷ. Indian country. qlxʷúlaʔxʷ. See: qlxʷ.

ql̕qaʔl̕wit   [qəl̕qal̕w̓ít] Morph: ql̕•qaʔl̕wit. Etym: √ql. to walk. ixíʔ mi x̌ast iʔ kscqəl̕qaʔl̕wíts axáʔ iʔ l təmxʷúlaʔxʷ. That is when their footsteps on this earth will be good. See: qlwit.

ql̕ql̕aqs   [qəl̕ql̕áqs] Morph: ql̕•ql̕aqs. Etym: √ql. tadpole. ql̕ql̕aqs.

ql̕ql̕wit   [qəl̕qəl̕wít] Morph: ql̕•ql̕wit. Etym: √ql̕. to step. kn səcqəlqəlwítx. I am stepping. See: qlwit.

ql̕ql̕witm   [qəl̕qəl̕wítəm] Morph: ql̕•ql̕wit+m. Etym: √ql̕. to be walking. əcqəl̕qəl̕wítəm kiʔ t̓i ilíʔ ƛ̓lap. uɬ t̓i ilíʔ iʔ scqəl̕wíts. He was walking and he stopped right there. His step stayed mid-air. See: ql̕ql̕wit.

ql̕watq   [qəlwátq] Morph: ql̕watq. Variant: qlwatq(n). Etym: √ql. to thresh. Gram: +nt transitive məɬ ixíʔ qəl̕wátqsəlx axáʔ a cəlk̓íw̓s iʔ t wiʔsəsp̓qín kəm̓ i t lawán. And they thresh what's bundled, the wheat or the oats. Gram: middle form qəl̕wátqnəm. Thresh, do threshing. Sp !ql̕wet to stand on, to step on. See: qlwit.

ql̕wit   [qəl̕wít] Morph: ql̕wit. Etym: √ql̕. to walk, to step on s.t. Gram: +nt transitive xʷuylx lut ksqəlwítiʔsəlx, lut kswíkɬtməlx iʔ sxʷúytnsəlx. They walked so they wonʼt show their footprints, so they wonʼt see their tracks. Sp √ql̕wet to stand on, to step on; ql̕wét-m he stepped on something, he took one step.

ql̕wit   [qəl̕wít] Morph: ql̕wit. Variant: qlwit. Etym: √ql̕. to step on s.t. or s.o.; to step over s.t. or s.o.; to walk away; to take a step; step. Gram: intransitive way̓ kən ksqəl̕wítaʔx. I’m going to walk away. Gram: +nt transitive pútiʔ ɬə captíkʷɬ sənk̓líp qəl̕wíts yayʕát iʔ təmxʷúlaʔxʷ uɬ k̓ʷul̕s iʔ k̓əl ʔawtmaʔsqílxʷ. During legendary times Coyote travelled the world over and prepared it for the modern people. axáʔ iʔ sp̓íƛ̓əm k̓əstwílx, axáʔ iʔ t st̓mʕalt qəl̕wíts. The bitterroot got spoiled, trampled by the cows. kʷu qəl̕wítəntxʷ. You stepped over me! Gram: middle ixíʔ úɬiʔ kən cqəl̕wítəm. And then I stepped away. kʷu qəl̕wítəm. We are on our way. lut aksqəl̕wítəm. Don’t step on it! uɬ lut qəɬnún itlíʔ ɬ iksqəl̕wítəm. I can’t even take another step. Sp ql̕wet to stand on, to step on.

ql̕witm   [qəl̕wítəm] Morph: ql̕wít+m. Etym: √ql. foot; step. qəl̕wítəm. Foot, step. See: ql̕wit.

ql̕wtúlaʔxʷ   [ql̕utúlaʔxʷ] Morph: ql̕wtúlaʔxʷ. Etym: √ql̕. to step on land. way̓ t̓əxʷ cənxʷstítkʷ, sql̕wtúlaʔxʷ uɬ ixíʔ scənxʷstítkʷs. She started walking in the water, she stepped on dry land and she started walking. See: ql̕wit.

ql̕x̌ínaʔ   [qəl̕x̌ínaʔ] Morph: ql̕x̌ínaʔ. Etym: √qlx̌. salmon milt. ql̕x̌ínaʔ.

qɬɬnu   [qəɬɬnú] Morph: qɬ•ɬ+nu. Etym: √qɬ. to manage to wake s.o. up. Gram: +nt transitive qəɬɬnún. I finallly woke him up. See: qiɬ.

qɬniʔst   [qəɬníʔst] Morph: qɬniʔst. Etym: √qɬ. to be able; manage. kən qəɬníʔst... I managed to get... See: qɬnu.

qɬnu   [qəɬnú] Morph: qɬ+nu. Etym: √qɬ. to accomplish; to be able to ... Gram: +nt transitive qəɬnún ɬ iksƛ̓xʷúpəm. I was finally able to beat him. way̓ sic qəɬnún ɬ iksxʷúy. Now I am able to go. t̓i kən atáˑˑʔ uɬ lut t̓ qəɬnún a ctxʷúymstən. I tried but I didn't reach what I was going for. aɬíʔ lut t̓ə qəɬnún kʷ ɬ ikscúnəm. I can't ask you. aɬíʔ wápupxən uɬ lut t̓ə qəɬnús ksxʷət̓ílxs. Lynx can't even get up. uɬ aɬíʔ lut iʔ sqəl̕tmíxʷ qəɬnús kskənxíts iʔ tkɬmilxʷs. The man couldn't help his woman. lut t̓ qəɬnúsəlx ksƛ̓xʷámsəlx iʔ t sƛ̓aʔcínəm. They weren't able to kill any deer. ʔammútət aɬí lut̓ qəɬnús t cniɬc ksxʷists. She sat down as she couldn't even walk. uɬ náx̌əmɬ lut t̓ qəɬnús ɬ ksx̌íƛ̓əms. He can't go up the hill. lut t̓ə cqəɬnús ksmúts. He couldn't even sit up. Gram: middle lut iksqəɬnúnəm. I’m not going to make it. way̓ t̓i kən ksk̓ʷúl̕aʔx lut put, uɬ iksqəɬnúnəm. I am going to do something that is not quite right, I'll pull it off. Cr qeɬ awake, overcome, succeed.

qɬqiɬt   [qəɬqíɬt] Morph: qɬ•qiɬ+t. Etym: √qɬ. to wake several. Gram: +nt transitive way̓ axáʔ iʔ sk̓ʷíƛ̓ətəms qəɬqíɬts. He woke his brothers up. t̓əxʷ qəɬqíɬəntxʷ ixíʔ ask̓ʷíƛ̓təm. Be sure and wake your brothers. See: qiɬt.

qɬtiɬn   [qəɬtíɬn] Morph: qɬ+tiɬn. Etym: √qɬ. to wake s.o. up. qɬtiɬn. See: qiɬt.

qmap   [qmap] Morph: qma+p. Etym: √qm. to give up; to stop worrying; to be satisfied; to calm down. ixíʔ uɬ p̓áʕʷəlx, uɬ qmápəlx. They got tired, and they gave up. way̓ nstils unixʷ. ixíʔ sqmaps. She thought that's true. She was satisfied. məɬ t̓i p sal̕, p qəmqámt. nstísəlx way̓ p qmap. Be nonchalant, be calm. Theyʼll think you have calmed down. Sp √qem (qim) calm. serene, qm-íp he became calm; Cm qm‑m‑p be calm; Cr qem+p he became serene. See: qam.

qmi(n)   [qmi] Morph: qmi. Etym: √qmn. to rest; to lie down; to put or lay s.t. down. Gram: intransitive ɬ spuʔúsəmp t̓i ɬ ksqmínəmp aláʔ p ʔatxílx ixíʔ p m̓ay̓xtwíxʷ. You can lay around, sleep, or talk. Gram: +nt transitive ilíʔ ʔúluʔɬtxʷ iʔ sc̓uc̓uʔxáns, qmintxʷ. You gather its feet, lay them down. ilíʔ ciyáʕ qmint. Lay them all there! ixíʔ ṇpkʷpkʷəntís, way̓ qmis, yaʕpqín staʔxʷsəsp̓qíns. He filled the sacks, he laid them down, he had lots of wheat. way̓ ixíʔ qəmís axáʔ iʔ kʷəkʷr̓ít ya c̓asʔaslúpənkst iʔ l kaʔɬlúp. He put down gold twenties in three piles. Gram: c-...-st customary ik̓líʔ k̓əl New Westminster ik̓líʔ mat kaʔ cqmístəm, k̓aʔkín k̓əl mission mat. They lay him down [buried] there at New Westminster, at the Mission. Gram: +ɬt transitive [i]líʔ qmíɬtəm iʔ ksc̓íɬəns. He put down food for her. Gram: -x(í)t transitive qmiˑˑnxts iʔ sqilxʷ, a ctm̓úsəm. They put it [the fish] down for the people, the fish trappers. Sp qmin to lay something down, qem (qim) calm, serene; Cm qm‑m‑p be calm; Cr qem home..., unconcerned, uninterested...

qmínmist   [qmínmist] Morph: qmí+n+mist ? Etym: √qm. to lie down; to bed down; to rest. way̓ nkʷkʷʔac qmínmistəlx ʔatxílxəlx uɬ cúntəm iʔ tə sqiʔsc. At night they bedded down, slept, and his dream told him. See: qmi(n).

qmníwaʔt   [qəmníwaʔt] Morph: qmníwaʔt. Etym: √qmn. to lie around. yaʕyáʕt t̓i qəmníˑˑwaʔt axáʔ iʔ sʔamənsqáx̌aʔs iʔ sm̓əcxənsqáx̌aʔs. All the animals he had fed, his mares, they were all lying on the ground. See: qmi(n).

qmpmi(n)   [qəmpmí] Morph: qm+p+mi(n). Etym: √qm. to calm down about s.t. or s.o. Gram: +nt transitive məɬ qʷaʔmmíntp uɬ qʷaʔmmíɬəms, uɬ way̓ qəmpmíɬəms, lut nixʷ kstxt̓ɬúləms. And youʼll get used to it, and theyʼll get used to you, and theyʼll calm down about you, they wonʼt watch you any more. See: qmap.

qmqamt   [qəmqámt] Morph: qm•qam+t. Etym: √qm. to be gentle, calm; to be sitting, standing or lying about. iʔ sʕ̓ac̓əs nxaʔcín qəmqámt t sqilxʷ. His looks were those of a very gentle man. wiˑˑm̓ ilíʔ qʷəlqʷílsts uɬ axáʔ qəmqámt iʔ tuʔtw̓ít. He talked for nothing, the boys sat / stood there calm. lut pənkín t̓a cqəmqámt. He’s never calm. kən qəmqáˑˑmt. I just sit around. See: qmap.

qmqmin   [qəmqmín] Morph: qm•qmin. Etym: √qmn. to lie about (on the ground). ciʕ̓áʔ stəxmín ilíʔ əcqəmqmín. And there there was nothing but combs lying about. məɬ t̓i cqəmqmín ixíʔ cxən̓xán̓ itíʔ t̓əxʷ a cxʷəpxʷíplaʔxʷ. They (the tipi tops) were lying about, discarded, spread on the ground. See: qmi(n).

qmqmɬp̓usmn   [qəmqəmɬp̓úsmən] Morph: qm•qmɬp̓us+mn. Etym: √qmɬp̓. qmqmɬp̓usmn. qmqmɬp̓usmn.

qmscut   [qəmscút] Morph: qm+scut. Variant: qm̓scut. Etym: √qm. to calm oneself; to go slowly, to take one's time. qəmscútx. Calm yourself! itlíʔ sxʷuys, xʷuy t̓i qəmscút, xʷuy qáqəlt. Again he went, he went slowly, he went and got to the top. ilíʔ mut uɬ qəmscút. He sat down and calmed himself. kən qəm̓scút. I took my time. See: qmap.

qn   [qən] Morph: qn. Variant: qn̓; qin; q. head, top. ṇcqʷáʕw̓sqən. Bald head. cúsəsqən. Man's name (George Washington). sc̓əc̓aʔrímqən. Man's name (Bill Qualtier). c̓ásiʔqn. Head. nc̓áwqənəm. To washed one's head. səɣáyaqn. Water parsnip. nk̓ámqən. The top. k̓aʕʷqənmístəm. To coax s.o. kʷəlkʷəláʕqn. Red Indian paintbrush. nɬaʔq̓ʷáw̓sqən. The top of the head appears. ɬíxəmqən. Man's name. kmáx̌qənmist. To give up. náqsqən. One head. p̓əɬqəntím. To pile up (clothes, wood...). sənqʷəwqʷáʕʷqnaʔx Insane. səp̓əpápqn. To get hit on the head with a stick. ttíɬəlqʷpqən. The name of one of Coyote's sons. taʔpápqən. Dirty head. kt̓t̓úx̌ʷqən. Fine, soft hair. sxʷúlqən. The sharp end of the fishing spear. sx̌aʕyáʔqən. Place name. Lit: draft around the head. (s)nx̌ʷáyqən. Poles tied up together; tipi. tx̌ʷəyx̌ʷáyqən. Things piled. wiʔskswəlqəncút. To have recovered. ksulqnáɬq. To get the best of s.o. yxʷílxqnəm. Horn shedding. yaʕpqn̓íl̕t. Lots of children. ṇʕʷəlʕʷəlqənmənwíxʷ. Inside s.t. (e.g. a clam shell). nʔawʔyáqən Dirty head. nʔawʔyáqən. S.t. tipped over. uʔxʷílxqən. Biggest buck.

2 • voice. (n)xátqnəm. To start a song. nyúlqən. Low-pitched voice. nc̓írqən. Squeaky voice.

3 • horse. stqʷáyqən. A blue roan horse. cxʷámqən. Dark red and white, pepper-like, roan horse.

4 • ? maʔqʷálnqn. Knife. sq̓ícqən. Bird's wattle; stomach.

qnil   [qnil] Morph: qnil. Gram: distribution not clear Variant: qnl; qniɬ. groin. kcaʔqnílntəm. To punch s.o. in the groin. ktər̓qqníləntəm. To kick s.o. in the groin.

qniɬ   [qniɬ] Morph: qniɬ. Gram: distribution not clear Variant: qnil; qnl. groin. tk̓əmqníɬ. Pubic area. ksp̓qníɬ. To hit s.o. in the groin.

qníɬxʷ   [qniɬxʷ] Morph: qniɬxʷ. the top of a house. ṇk̓əmqníɬxʷ. The top of the house. ṇk̓ʷənxqníɬxʷ. In one house. See: qn; iɬxʷ.

qnítkʷ   [qnitkʷ] Morph: qnítkʷ. head of the water (?) ɬʔamqnítkʷ. Place name. See: qn; itxʷ.

qniʔ   [qniʔ] Morph: qniʔ. bullet. kən c̓əspqníʔ. I used every bit of my shells. nməsqníʔ. Four shots. lut isílpiʔst. I hit nothing. See: qn; iʔst1.

qnl   [qnəl] Morph: qnl. Variant: qnil; qniɬ. groin. kcaʔqnlcút. To punch oneself in the groin.

qnups   [qnups] Morph: qnups. ? məlqnúps. Eagles. See: qn; ups.

qn̓   [qən̓] Morph: qn. Variant: qn; qin; q. head, top. nqʷáʕqʷaʔqn̓. Stupid.

qp(a)   [qəp] Morph: qp. Etym: √qp. to be in the same predicament as s.o.; to accompany s.o. in a venture. Gram: +nt transitive kʷu qpəntíxʷ. You are in the same boat I am. uɬ way̓ t̓iʔ kʷu qəpəntíxʷ. You'll go just like me. Gram: middle cut lut, way̓ t̓iʔ kʷ iscqpám. He said "No, I'm just going to stick by you." uɬ aɬíʔ kʷ iscqpám kiʔ ckəxəntsín. I was going to be with you and I came with you. qpam. Somebody who is in the same boat as. kʷaʔ ilíʔ sqpams iʔ sqəltmíxʷ, mat x̌minks iʔ sqəltmíxʷ. Sheʼll accompany the man there, maybe she likes the man.

qpc   [qpc] Morph: qpc. Etym: √qpc. root with meaning "spring" on which several stems are formed. See: sqpcíc̓aʔ; .

qpikstn   [qpikstṇ] Morph: qpikst+n. Etym: √qp. pot holder. qpíkstən. Pot holder. Sp čɬ-qpéčst-n. pot holder; Cr qep pad; Sh qp-ekst pot-holder; Th /qep- ~ qap- soft, pliable [of buckskin] (already) tanned; Li √qap soft (hide, clothing, etc.)

qpíɬc̓aʔ   [qpíɬc̓aʔ] Morph: qpíɬc̓aʔ. Etym: √qp. food cache. qpíɬc̓aʔ.

qpqintn   [qəpqíntən] Morph: qpqin+tn. Etym: √qp. hair. uɬ plal iʔ qəpqíntəns, uɬ kwásxnqən. His hair grew, and he had long hair. iʔ qpqíntṇs put c̓x̌iɬ t kʷəkʷr̓ít iʔ sʕác̓əc̓. Her hair looks just like gold. Cm qap-qn hat; s‑n‑qa‑qap–qn beret, soft cap.

qpqpnwixʷ   [qəpqəpnwíxʷ] Morph: qp•qp+nwixʷ. Etym: √qp. to be in the same predicament as s.o. else. kʷu qəpqəpnwíxʷ. We are in the same boat. See: qp(a).

qqálc̓a   [qəqálc̓a] Morph: q•qálc̓a. Variant: qqálc̓aʔ. Etym: √ql. qqálc̓a. qqálc̓a.

qqálc̓aʔ   [qqálc̓aʔ] Morph: q•qálc̓aʔ. Variant: qqálc̓a. Etym: √ql. qqálc̓aʔ.

qqam̓qm̓   [qəqám̓qəm̓] Morph: q•qam̓•qm̓. Etym: √qm. qqam̓qm̓: area which contained a year-round-spring, situated northeast from the former mouth of the Sanpoil. Lit: gentle; quiet; tame (?) qqam̓qm̓. See: qam.

qqclxúlaʔxʷ   [qəqcəlxúlaʔxʷ] Morph: q•qc+lxúlaʔxʷ. Etym: √qc. qqclxúlaʔxʷ. qqclxúlaʔxʷ.

qqcus   [qəqcús] Morph: q•qcus. Etym: √qc. wrinkled face. sc̓x̌ilx uɬ scútxəlx wápupxən uɬ cqəqcús. That's why they say Lynx has a wrinkled face. uɬ caʔkʷ lut xʷərrápəp axáʔ iʔ kɬtkəɬmílxʷs uɬ lut ksc̓x̌ilts iʔ sk̓ʷƛ̓usc kscqəqcúsc. and if his wife hadn't got anxious, his face wouldn't be puckered like that. Sp qc-ip it shrank, Cm qəcp to shrink, be shrunken, Cr qec dwindle, shrink (in quantity). See: qcap.

qqlápyaʔ   [qəqlápyaʔ] Morph: q•qlápyaʔ. Etym: √ql. Variant: qql̕ápiyaʔ. 1 • qqlápyaʔ: Barnaby Creek.

2 • qqlápyaʔ: Peach Crest.

qql̕ápiyaʔ   [qəqəl̕ápiyaʔ] Morph: q•ql̕ápiyaʔ. Variant: qqlápyaʔ. Etym: √ql. qql̕ápiyaʔ: Barnaby Creek. Lit: diminutive of qəlápiyaʔ qql̕ápiyaʔ.

qqmn̓íwaʔt   [qəqmənʔíwaʔt] Morph: q•qmn̓íwaʔt. Etym: √qmn. to be lying about. ṇt̓aʔ way̓ qəqmənʔíwaʔt iʔ sƛ̓aʔcínəm. There are deer laying all over. See: qmi(n).

qqm̓qm̓in̓   [qəqəm̓qm̓íˑˑn̓] Morph: q•qm̓•qm̓+min̓. Etym: √qm. to lounge aroud, lie around. qəqəm̓qm̓íˑˑn̓ iʔ sqilxʷ məɬ nxəlˑákək, The people would lie around in a circle. See: qmi(n).

qqx̌w̓sáyaʔqn   [qəqx̌uʔsáyaʔqn] Morph: q•qx̌w̓sáyaʔqn. Etym: √qx̌. s.t. wedged through hair. səcqəqx̌uʔsáyaʔqnaʔx aɬíʔ txʷaʔqín. Something stuck through lots of hair. See: qx̌(a).

qs1   [qs] Morph: qs. Variant: aqs1. nose, point. sənʔáp̓əp̓qstən. Kleenex.

qs2   [qs] Morph: qs. Variant: aqs2. road. nʔáx̌ʷqs. To plow the roads. nk̓ʷál̕qsəm. To fix the road.

qs3   [qs] Morph: aqs. Variant: aqs4. food. sx̌ʷálqs. Garbage; discarded food. tqʷámqʷəmqs. Delicious food.

qs4   [qs] Morph: qs. Variant: aqs5. affix with unclear meaning in the following forms. p̓íqqəs. Weasel. nɬət̓ɬúʕʷt̓əqs Domestic turkey. ṇƛ̓əmƛ̓imqs. Sharp pointed. t̓it̓wqsm. Eggs hatch. st̓apqs. Thread. nt̓əpqsám. To tip the head to drink. nɬət̓ɬúʕʷt̓əqs. Domestic turkeys. tqʷámqʷəmqs. Delicious food. tk̓k̓əmqsíɬaʔxʷ. A little house all by itself.

qsa   [qsa] Morph: qsa. Etym: √qs. to scratch s.t. Gram: +nt transitive qsant asq̓ʷax̌t. Scratch your foot! Gram: middle qsam. Cm qs-nt-xʷ you scratch s.t. [an itch]; Cr qes scrape, scratch; Sh qəs-qis-m to tickle; Th √qəs scratch-itch.

qsncut   [qsəncút] Morph: qs+ncut. Etym: √qs. to scratch oneself. kən qsəncút. I scratched myself. kʷu kníləntəm iʔ t sp̓ak̓ʷt uɬ way̓ kən qsəncút. They gave me the itch and I sure scratched. uɬ cwiksts ixíʔ q̓ʷaʕylqs məɬ t̓i ik̓líʔ k̓əl cucáwts mi cqsəncút nyʕ̓íp. She kept seeing this priest would scratch himself in his private parts, all the time. See: qsa.

qsqsink   [qəsqəsínk] Morph: qs•qsink. Etym: √qs. to scratch or tickle s.o.'s belly. Gram: +nt transitive itlíʔ mi sʕayʕayínkənts mi sqəsqsínkəntəm. She’ll tickle you some more, she'll tickle your belly. cəm̓ axáʔ nixʷ t̓i k̓əɬʔaɬxʷíc̓aʔntxʷ axáʔ iʔ stʔiwtx məɬ cəm̓ ixíʔ nixʷ kʷínts, məɬ ixíʔ k̓əɬt̓əɬt̓ásənts, ixíʔ məɬ qsqsínkənts. As soon as you crawl under the blanket the youngest one will also take you, and kiss you, and she'll tickle you. Gram: c-...-st customary uɬ ixíʔ n̓ín̓w̓iʔ wim̓ axáʔ akstx̌aʔncənmístəm axáʔ y asənk̓ʷɬq̓ʷlút, lut ksƛ̓ləlpstúms ɬaʔ cqsqsínkstəms. In vain you'll try to stop your bed partner, she won't stop tickling you on the belly. ʔíckstəm iʔ t smaʔmʔím, cqəsqəsínkstməlx, cháhtəlx. The girls are playing with them, tickling their bellies, they’re laughing. See: qsa.

qstxn   [qstxən] Morph: qstxn. Etym: qstxn. leg. kt̓əɬt̓áɬqstxən. Rubber pants. ktk̓əm̓m̓áqstxəns iʔ kskilyúlkstxəns Material to stuff one's legs (a practice to enhance beauty). Sh -eqst-xn̓ lower hip. See: qst; xn.

qwláqaʔ   [qəwláqaʔ] Morph: qwláqaʔ ? Etym: √qwlqʔ ?. some darned thing. cut waˑˑy̓ inqaʔqáclaʔ kʷu laʔɬtís iʔ t qəwláqaʔ. He said, "That darned thing took my wheel."

qxʷsqáx̌aʔtn   [qəxʷsqáx̌aʔtən] Morph: qxʷsqáx̌aʔ+tn. Etym: √qxʷ. horse whip. axáʔ x̌əl anwí kiʔ axáʔ k̓im iʔ txət̓əntín iʔ naqs qəxʷsqáx̌aʔtən. I am keeping the other whip for you. kɬc̓əlc̓lípɬxən, kɬqəxʷsqáx̌aʔtṇ. He had spurs, (and) a whip. iwá səp̓əntís iʔ t qəxʷsqáx̌aʔtṇ. He clubbed him with the whip. See: qixʷ.

qx̌(a)   [qəx̌] Morph: qx̌. Etym: √qx̌. to wedge s.t.; poke s.t. through s.t.; to split wood. Gram: +nt transitive qəx̌əntín. I poked through it. ixíʔ axáʔ qx̌əntís iʔ slip̓. She split the wood. Gram: c-...-st customary wiˑˑm̓ cqəx̌stís iʔ t sw̓aʔw̓ásaʔ. The aunt couldn't split it. Gram: +ɬt transitive ixíʔ kʷu qəx̌ɬtís iʔ slip̓. She split the wood for me (with bone and flint). Gram: middle qx̌am. To put a deer horn wedge in (when splitting wood). iʔ l tk̓əmkn̓íɬxʷ ilíʔ cqx̌am iʔ sw̓aʔw̓ásaʔs. Her aunt was splitting wood outside the tipi. aɬíʔ iʔ t sc̓im̓ iʔ t q̓ʷəmqín ka cqx̌áməlx. They split it with a bone, a horn. Sp qx̌éʔm they split wood with their antler-bitted axe; Cm qx̌‑min antler, horn.

qx̌sink   [qəx̌sínk] Morph: qx̌+sink. Etym: √qx̌. a side hill. uníxʷ t xʷʔit t̓iʔ t̓q̓ʷay i l qəx̌sínk. There sure are lots on the sidehill.

qymw̓scut   [qymw̓scut] Morph: qymw̓s+cut. Etym: √qym (?). to cross oneself. qymw̓scut.

qyyam   [qəyˑám] Morph: qy•y•a+m. Etym: √qy. to be excited. way̓ ixíʔ sqəyˑáms iʔ sqilxʷ. The people started getting excited. way̓ ixíʔ sqəyˑáms iʔ ɬkíkxaʔs. Her sister is excited. lut aksqəyˑám. Don't get excited! way̓ kʷu qəyˑám way̓ k̓ík̓aʔt mi ckicx siyʕ̓áʔ. We are excited that the celebration is near.

qyʕacqʷx̌ʷúʔ   [qyʕacqʷx̌ʷúʔ] Morph: qyʕacqʷx̌ʷúʔ. Etym: √qyʕc, √qʷx̌ʷʔ. qyʕacqʷx̌ʷúʔ: Crater Mountain.

qy̓axʷ   [qiʔyáxʷ] Morph: qy̓axʷ. Etym: √qy̓xʷ. smell. way̓ uɬ lut itíʔ, sqiʔáxʷs iʔ sqəltmíxʷs. Her husband really stank. maɬ kʷ qʔyaxʷ, cəm̓ kʷu kníləntxʷ iʔ t asqʔyáxʷ. You stink too much, you might pass your stink on to me. Cm qiʔxʷ‑nu(n)‑nt‑xʷ you smell s.t., Cr qiʔxʷ smell, stink.

qy̓sm   [qíʔsəm] Morph: qy̓s. Etym: √qy̓s. to dream about s.t. or s.o.dream. Gram: +nt transitive qiʔsməntsən. I dreamt about you. way̓ aɬíʔ kən cpúlpəltx uɬ anwí qiʔsməntsən. I was dreaming and I dreamt about you. See: qiy̓s.

qy̓smist   [qiʔsmíst] Morph: qy̓s+mist. Etym: √qy̓s. to dream. uɬ aɬíʔ mipnús ixíʔ a nƛ̓əxʷtáns axáʔ k̓əl qiʔsmíst. He figured out their deaths in the dream. See: qiy̓s.

qy̓xʷilx   [qiʔxʷílx] Morph: qy̓xʷ+ilx. Etym: √qy̓xʷ. to start to stink. See: qy̓axʷ.

qy̓xʷnu   [qiʔxʷnú] Morph: qy̓xʷ+nu. Etym: √qyxʷ. to manage to sniff or smell s.t. Gram: +nt transitive uɬ aɬíʔ qiʔxʷnús iʔ sqilxʷ. He could smell humans. See: qy̓axʷ.

qy̓xʷnwíln   [qiʔxʷənwílən] Morph: qy̓xʷnwíln. Etym: √qy̓xʷ. to smell s.t. kən qiʔxʷənwílən. I smell something. See: qy̓axʷ.

qy̓xʷwilx   [qiʔxʷnwíl̕x] Morph: qy̓xʷ+wilx. Etym: √qyxʷ. to sniff or smell s.t. qy̓xʷwilx. See: qy̓axʷ.

qy̓xʷxʷaxʷ   [qiʔxʷəxʷáxʷ] Morph: qy̓xʷ•xʷ•axʷ. Etym: √qyxʷ. s.t. stinks. See: qy̓axʷ.

qʕʷap   [qəʕʷáp] Morph: qʕʷa+p. Etym: √qʕʷ. to slide. uɬ anwí ckʷískʷəstxʷ lut ksqəʕʷáps ta cixʷməl̕xús. And you hold it so it won't slide down the hill. Sp q̓ʷaʕ(á) to slide, to glide; qeʔ c-q̓ʷʕ-áp we began toward home from there; Cr q̓ʷeʕ+p slid (it...), he slid involuntarily. Ques: q, q̓ʷ, ?