w̓ak̓   [uʔák̓] Morph: w̓[ʔ]ak̓. Etym: √w̓k̓. to be crisp dried. uʔak̓. Crisp dried.

w̓aq̓   [uʔáq̓] Morph: w̓[ʔ]aq̓. Etym: √w̓q̓. to stay away; to disappear. uʔaq̓. One stays away. kən səcwaʔq̓míx. I'm staying clear, away. uɬ ixíʔ wápupxən ixíʔ suʔáq̓s, uɬ lut t̓a nʔuɬxʷ. And Lynx did a disappearing act, he didn't go in.

w̓aq̓w̓q̓t   [w̓áq̓uq̓t] Morph: w̓aq̓•wq̓+t. Variant: w̓aʔq̓w̓q̓t. Etym: √wq̓. to be spooked. See: w̓aq̓.

w̓aq̓w̓q̓tm   [uʔáq̓uʔq̓təm] Morph: w̓aq̓•w̓q̓+t+m. Etym: √w̓q̓. to stay away; to not show up. kən uʔáq̓uʔq̓təm iʔ tl isck̓ʷúl̕. I stay away from my job. lut t̓ə uʔáq̓uʔq̓t (uʔáq̓) tə stim̓ skəm̓xíst, sqilxʷ. Bear wans't wild or anything, he was a person. Lit: didn't stay away. See: w̓aq̓w̓q̓t.

w̓ásaʔ   [w̓ásaʔ] Morph: w̓ásaʔ. Etym: √wsʔ. hypocoristic form of swaʔwásaʔ, sw̓aʔw̓ásaʔ; address form used by an individual for an aunt or an elderly woman.

w̓aw̓áh   [w̓aw̓áh] Morph: w̓a•w̓áh. Etym: √wh. to announce. xʷuyx w̓aw̓áhx ksƛ̓aʔntísəlx mnímɬcəlx iʔ ksc̓íɬənsəlx. Go and announce they are going to fetch what they are going to eat! ixíʔ uɬ waʔwáʔm uɬ ixíʔ scuts. He hollered and he said... See: wah.

w̓aw̓n̓x   [w̓áw̓ənx] Morph: w̓a•w̓n̓x. Etym: √wnx. to war dance. muˑˑt scw̓áw̓nxs. He was sitting there singing a war song. xʷuy uɬ səp̓ntís iʔ ƛ̓əx̌ʷíc̓aʔs uɬ ixíʔ sw̓áˑˑw̓ənx. w̓áˑˑw̓ənx uɬ nkʷəníˑˑm. He went and beat the drum and war danced. War danced and sang. See: wanx.

w̓aʔq̓w̓q̓t   [uʔáʔq̓uq̓təm] Morph: w̓aʔq̓•w̓q̓+t. Variant: w̓aq̓w̓q̓t. Etym: √w̓q̓. to disappear. uʔáq̓uq̓təm. He did a disppearing act. uʔáq̓uq̓təm. He disappeared. See: w̓aq̓.

w̓ícyaʔ   [w̓icyaʔ] Morph: w̓ícyaʔ. suffix of unclear meaning found in the following botanical terms: c̓p̓q̓əw̓ícyaʔ. Burweed. c̓əp̓c̓ap̓q̓əw̓ícyaʔ. Burweed, bedstraw. xətxatpəw̓íciyaʔ. Cut grass. Sp šet-pwícyeʔ cut grass.

w̓iɬ   [w̓iɬ] Morph: w̓iɬ. conveyance. sɬəqw̓íɬ. Sailboat (w is preglottalized). See: iwɬ; iwl.

w̓ítaʔ   [w̓ítaʔ] Morph: w̓ítaʔ. Etym: √wt. the youngest boy in the family (hypocoristic form of ttwit). w̓ítaʔ. See: ttwit.

w̓íw̓aʔst   [w̓íw̓aʔst] Morph: w̓í•w̓aʔst. Etym: √ws. to be in a position a little high; a little hill. q̓sápiʔ kʷu ɬaʔ cxʷúyʔi, iʔ l ɬkʷkʷʕast məɬ tlaʔkín, axáʔ iʔ təl̕ w̓íw̓aʔst, iʔ sqilxʷ k̓amtíw̓s. Long time ago when we travel, in the early morning from somewhere, from that hill, a person will ride a horse. ixíʔ xʷuy iʔ t w̓íw̓aʔst. He went up a little hill. sqiˑˑlts, təl̕ w̓íw̓aʔst uɬ taʔx̌ílsts, aláʔ ʕ̓ác̓əs way̓. He got on top, from above and did like that, he looked at her. n̓u x̌lap kən píx̌əm, məɬ k̓əl w̓íw̓aʔst kən t̓ʕapám. Tomorrow I will hunt, and a little ways up the hill I'll shoot something. See: wist.

w̓íw̓aʔx   [w̓íw̓aʔx] Morph: w̓í•w̓aʔx. Etym: √wx. to dwell; a small dwelling; a small living space or place. k̓im cniɬc ilíʔ iʔ citxʷs cw̓íwaʔx. Only her little tipi is left. way̓ ilíʔ iʔ l tk̓k̓əmqsíɬaʔxʷ, ilíʔ cw̓íw̓aʔx, pəptwínaʔxʷ There was a little house all by itself, a little building, an old lady. See: wix.

w̓iw̓sxn̓   [w̓íw̓sxən̓] Morph: wi•w̓sxn̓. Etym: √ws. somewhat long; a bit longer. wísxən uɬ itlíʔ w̓íw̓sxən̓. Long and a little longer. lut t̓ sílxʷaʔ, way̓ kɬw̓íw̓sxən̓. It's not big, it's a little long. See: wisxn.

w̓l̕   [w̓l̕] Morph: w̓l̕. Etym: √w̓l̕. root with meaning "cover" on which several stems are formed. See: w̓l̕qniltn; kw̓l̕ínaʔ; kw̓w̓línaʔ; kw̓l̕íc̓aʔ; kw̓l̕úpaʔs; kw̓w̓l̕úpaʔs.

w̓l̕al̕   [uʔl̕ál̕] Morph: w̓l̕•al̕. Variant: wlal. Etym: √wl. to have tipped over; to get tipped over. kən uʔl̕ál̕. I tipped over. See: nw̓lal.

w̓l̕qniltn   [ulqníltən] Morph: w̓l̕qnilt+n. Variant: wlqniltn. Etym: √w̓l̕. lid. ulqníltən. See: w̓l̕.

w̓q̓im   [uʔq̓ím] Morph: w̓q̓im. Etym: √w̓q̓m. moonlight. kʷu cus way̓ kʷu ɬaʔ cuʔq̓ím. He told me, we have moonlight. See: sw̓q̓im.

w̓rislp̓m   [ur̓ísəlp̓əm] Morph: w̓rislp̓+m. Variant: w̓r̓islp̓m. Etym: √wr̓. to start a fire. uɬ maɬ xʷúsxʷəst ɬə ksur̓ísəlp̓əms. It's too quick to have started the fire. See: wr.

w̓r̓islp̓m   [uʔr̓ísəlp̓əm] Morph: w̓r̓islp̓+m. Variant: w̓rislp̓m. Etym: √wr̓. to make or start a fire. way̓ ixíʔ ksx̌əlpínaʔ uʔr̓ísəlp̓əm. Daylight came upon them and she made a fire. See: wr.

w̓s   [uʔs, əw̓s] Morph: w̓s. Variant: iw̓s; aʕw̓s; aw̓s; w̓s; íw̓aʔs. middle, halfway, midway. c̓íɬpuʔsqən. Cold lips. nɣípuʔs. Center pole. sk̓əluʔsáɬq. Chokecherry. klaʕ̓w̓scútən. Button, fastener. ɬəc̓c̓uʔsnúnəm. To hit s.o. accidentally with a rope or switch. ɬqʷmuʔscút. To hang oneself over a rail. miyw̓s. Midway, halfway. cənmáʕyuʔs. Laying across over a furrow. ník̓uʔsəm. To cut (the bundles). ṇpanw̓scút. Bucking horse. cqəw̓scín. To interject in a conversation. txəmˑuʔsákaʔst. To have one in each hand. ṇxáruʔs. Curtain. ṇxʷúk̓ʷuʔs. There be no weeds. k̓amtuʔsímən. To like riding. kɬʔəx̌lx̌ləw̓sílxʷ. To be well matched.

w̓salqʷ   [uʔsálqʷ] Morph: w̓salqʷ. Etym: √my. midway up a tree or s.t. cylindrical. m̓yw̓sálqʷ. Half-way up the twigs. See: w̓s; alqʷ.

w̓sáyaʔqn   [uʔsáyaʔqən] Morph: w̓sáyaʔqn ? Etym: √sɬ ?. lexical suffix in the following form: sɬəmnuʔsáyaʔqən. Woman's name.

w̓sáyaʔqn   [uʔsáyaʔqən] Morph: w̓sáyaʔqn. lexical suffix sequence in the following form: sɬəmnuʔsáyaʔqən. Woman's name. See: w̓s; áyaʔ; qn.

w̓scin   [uʔscín] Morph: w̓scin. lexical suffix sequence in the following form. nmaʕtw̓scín Place name. Lit: object across edge; mouth See: w̓s; cin.

w̓sikn̓   [uʔsíkən̓] Morph: w̓sikn̓. the middle. miw̓síkən. The middle of a mountain. nmiw̓síkn̓. The middle of a place (a hill, a body of water...). See: w̓s; ikn̓.

w̓silxʷ   [uʔsílxʷ] Morph: w̓silxʷ. Etym: w̓silxʷ. a matched coat. kɬʔax̌əx̌luʔsílxʷ. Well matched. See: w̓s; ilxʷ.

w̓skn̓aqs   [uʔskn̓áqs] Morph: w̓skn̓aqs. nose. sp̓p̓w̓skn̓aqs. To be hit on the nose. See: w̓s; kn̓; aqs.

w̓sn̓cut   [uʔsən̓cút] Morph: w̓s+n̓cút. Etym: √ws. to be proud. w̓əsn̓cút. Proud. See: wis.

w̓sqn   [uʔsqən] Morph: w̓sqn. lip; head. npáx̌uʔsqən. Shaved head. c̓íɬpuʔsqən. Cold lips. cíxpuʔsqən. Warm lips. k̓ʷíwˑpuʔsqən. Puckered lip. t̓íxpuʔsqən. Puckered lip, flared out lip. See: w̓s; qn.

w̓súlaʔxʷ   [uʔsúlaʔxʷ] Morph: w̓súlaʔxʷ. halfway; midway on the ground. m̓yw̓súlaʔxʷ. Half way. See: w̓s; úlaʔxʷ.

w̓sus   [w̓sus] Morph: w̓sus. the middle of the face. t̓əquʔsúsəntəm. To slap s.o. in the face. ɬəc̓c̓uʔsús. To be hit on the face with a switch. ɬəc̓c̓uʔsúsntəm. To hit s.o. on the face with a switch. sp̓uʔsúsəntəm. To hit s.o. on the face with a big stick. See: w̓s; us.

w̓wiq̓   [uʔwíq̓] Morph: w̓•wiq̓. Etym: √wq̓. to be wide awake. w̓wiq̓.

w̓w̓iɬw̓ɬ   [uʔwíɬwəɬ] Morph: w̓•w̓iɬ•w̓ɬ. Etym: √w̓ɬ. w̓w̓iɬw̓ɬ: unidentified bird. w̓w̓íɬw̓ɬ.

w̓w̓im̓   [uʔw̓im̓] Morph: w̓•w̓im̓. Etym: wm. in vain. uʔw̓im̓ m̓aʔm̓ís uɬ. He tried to discourage him. See: wim̓.

w̓xʷilxqn   [uʔxʷílxqən.] Morph: w̓xʷilxqn. Etym: √wxʷ. a big buck. uʔxʷílxqən. The biggest buck (it is bad luck to shoot it).

w̓x̌tílaʔt   [uʔx̌tílaʔt] Morph: w̓x̌tílaʔt. Variant: wx̌tílaʔt. Etym: √wx̌t. newborn; baby. way̓ t̓əxʷ iwá kəm̓ sknəqsəltílaʔttət, uɬ qʷən̓cín ʔuʔx̌tílaʔt. He's the only child we got left, and it's a pity he's just a baby. uʔx̌tílaʔtət. Our baby. See: wx̌tílaʔt.

w̓x̌w̓áx̌iɬp   [w̓x̌w̓áx̌iɬp] Morph: wx•̌wáx̌iɬp. Etym: √wx̌. Variant: wx̌wáx̌iɬp; w̓x̌w̓áx̌iʔɬp. 1 • w̓x̌w̓áx̌iɬp: Dick Creek (named after "Whiskey Dick," a Sanpoil Indian). Lit: mock-orange bush

2 • w̓x̌w̓áx̌iɬp: the area on both sides of the former creek mouth where mock-orange bushes were plentiful. w̓x̌w̓áx̌iɬp

w̓x̌w̓x̌tílaʔt   [ʔux̌ʔux̌tílaʔt] Morph: w̓x̌•w̓x̌tílaʔt. Variant: w̓x̌w̓x̌x̌tílaʔt. Etym: √w̓x̌t. babies. xʷúywy, cəm̓ ṇsp̓íliʔɬmən, km̓aʔ ʔux̌ʔux̌tílaʔt ikɬkƛ̓aʔncútṇ, kʷaʔ kən sílxʷaʔ kən ylmíxʷəm. Go away, or I'll club you, it's not babies who should come after me, why, I am a big chief. See: w̓x̌tílaʔt.

w̓x̌w̓x̌x̌tílaʔt   [ʔux̌ʔux̌x̌tílaʔt] Morph: w̓x̌•w̓x̌•x̌•tílaʔt. Variant: w̓x̌w̓x̌tílaʔt. Etym: √w̓x̌t. babies. km̓a [a]xáʔ ʔux̌ʔux̌x̌tílaʔt atáʔ i p ikɬkƛ̓aʔncútən. It's not babies I want to come after me. See: w̓x̌w̓x̌tílaʔt.