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Audio, Video, and Text Examples for entry #4451

Audio (click to listen)

  • me:k'iłxut' · cover it up! (spoken by Verdena Parker)

  • me:k'e:łxut' · I covered it up (spoken by Verdena Parker)

Examples from texts

text: Verdena's Life Story, Part 1, line 91 (full story)

whe
naya'k'iwiłxut'
hayahujit

they covered me up

text: Verdena's Life Story, Part 1, line 196 (full story)

"sinting-wha:ne-ne'
digyung"
haya:ł
xoji
whe
na'ke'iłxut'

"you just keep lying here!", she'd pull (the blankets) back up for me

text: Verdena's Life Story, Part 1, line 318 (full story)

diywho'
dah-sehłkyo:s
whe
na'k'iwiłxut'

she covered me up with something (like a blanket) that was back there

text: "It Was Scratching": An Encounter with an Indian Devil, line 14 (full story)

Haya:ł
Then
'a:ch'ondehsne',
she thought,
"Nista:n
"A log
hayah
there
no:ne:tun-te:,
I put it - (future),
me:k'e:łxut'-te:.
I cover it up - (future).

But she thought, "I'll put a log there, and cover it up.

Examples from The Collected Works of Edward Sapir, vol. 14

text 5, line 67 (page 90)
text 20, line 3 (page 188)
text 21, line 26 (page 196)
text 21, line 91 (page 203)