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Daily Prayer of the Priest at the Jumping Dance.*
*Told at Hupa, November 1901, by Senaxon.

na:ysxun-te:
There will be sunshine
'ułkyowe:-ding
everywhere
ninis'a:n
world
me:q'
in.

It will be pleasant weather everywhere in the world.

'ah-ne'in
Clouds used to be
do:
na:xohsdileh-te:
will be no more.

The clouds which used to be, will be no more.

'aht'ing
Everything
ning'e:tł'
that is
xo'ch
good
na:nahsde'tł'-te
will become.

Everything will be as it should be.

niwho:ng
Good
k'iwiyul
food
na:tehłdichwin-te
will grow again.

The good food will come again; it will grow again.

hay
That
mił
with
xo'ch
well
na:nahsde'tł'-te
they will live.

By means of it the people will live happily.

hay-de:t
These
dinch'ah-ne'in
sick used to be
k'iwinya'n-ya:n
people
do:-na:xohsdile'-te
will be no more.

This sickness which the people used to have they will have no more.

hay
That
mił
with
dinch'ah-ne'in
sick used to be
mił
with
ta:na:k'iwehsinch'e'-te:
blow out to sea with you,
hay
that
k'iwinya'n-ya:n
people
mił
with
dinch'ah-ne'in
sick used to be.

This that the people used to be sick with, blow out to sea with you, O, wind.