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Ɂa, kʷ ck̓ʷɬčic ye l̕ snqlixʷéčstn ɬu l̕ qeɁesʕolqʷštwéxʷi ɬu qeɁesmipnúnm ɬu nselíšcn

šey̓ u eskʷtntwílš u esyoyotwílš ɬu esʕuwew̓lši

šey̓ kʷ lmlmsnuxʷ ɬu aspúsəm ɬu nselíšcn ɬu kʷ ck̓ʷɬčic

l̕ šey̓ m qʷo qsʕolqʷštwéxʷ ɬu qeɁqsmlk̓ʷk̓ʷmúleɁxʷi ɬu t qeɁnuwéwlštn

  • sqelixʷ, the topping of life, animate form; human. s- qel -ixʷ
  • st̕ulixʷ, the origin time, animate form; earth, land. s- t̕ul -ixʷ
  • sqeltč, the enduring topping; body, muscle, meat. s- qel -tč
    • qel, to top some defined mass/body. In the sense of humans, to top the living; body/meat, to grow upon life/bone.
    • t̕ul, the origin time, spirit, supernatural.
    • -ixʷ, animate form.
    • -tč, an enduring state.
    • s-, nominal. Transforms verbs to noun-like words.
  • nq̓ʷq̓ʷsm̓ičn̓šn (truncated, nq̓ʷq̓ʷsm̓i -> also, nq̓ʷq̓ʷosm̓i ), little bunched in together foot pads, dog. (n-q̓ʷ-q̓ʷs-m̓-ičn̓šn)
    • q̓ʷis, the state of being clustered or bunched together; to be curled in on itself, as scorched pine needles.
    • [C1]-/C1VC2/ + [R], diminutive reduplication. q̓ʷ-q̓ʷis-m̓, it has a little thing bunched in together on itself (from q̓ʷism, s/he/it has it bunched in on itself). Resonant consonants in the stem-word are glottalized through diminutive morphological processes, represented here as, + [R].
    • -əm, middle form, valency increasing (statives), valency decreasing (transitives) Used to increase or decrease transitivity to the neutral position.
    • n-, inside, the focus of.
    • -ičn̓šn, sole/bottom of the foot. (-ičn̓, back; –šin, foot, interact)
  • spilyeɁ, appears to have no direction; Coyote. s- pil -eyeɁ
    • pil, unrigid form, easily redirected.
    • s-, nominal. Transforms verbs to noun-like words.
    • -éyeɁ, pretend; appear to be.
      • -ey, transfrom.
      • -eɁ, outward expression.
  • qlispél, reached a substantially changed form beginning connected to the body, Kalispel tribe/people. (ql-is-p-él). Refers to the great camas, having reached a large state among camas and/or the freshly harvested great camas.
    • qel, to top some defined mass/body. In the sense of humans, to top the living; body/meat, to grow upon life/bone.
    • -eys (w/ stressed-stem, -ys, -> also, -is), transmute, change form/substance; teeth, rain, exchange, etc. (-ey, transform; -us, originate at)
      • -ey, transfrom.
      • -us, originate at.
    • -ep, base, primal.
    • -el, body connected, as an appendage connects to the body, as a person/family belongs to a tribe/band, etc; projectile as an arrowhead connects to a arrow, by extension, a bullet, etc.

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