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quailhikin
Quail DanceHikihipunprop
quarrel with, tomɛkaRufus ɔnchayi tihkmɛkaku histahahki. Rufus is always quarreling with his wife.
quarter (25 cents)tɛskalahk'ilinUhktaniyᴐt, Talbotku Sigmundku pihkayu sahku yuwawi, hishkan Sigmundku pak'aha. Tɛshkalahk'ili uhkwana.Talbot gave Sigmund a penny for his thoughts, but Sigmund didn't reply. He wanted a quarter. Laspit'ɛ kichu tɛshkalahk'iti manku na'ara.There are four quarters in a dollar. Kaku puna chuw'i powan, tɛshkalahk'ili wiyata.To see who would get the ball, they tossed a quarter.
questionwiralepiv.II.trConnorku pakahtanishtuk'ᴐhᴐku ihkwiralep'uta.Connor asked me a question that I couldn't answer. Can also be "lepiwira", but this is less common.tawiralepinin'Ɔkaku tawiralepinisinima tapakani ihk'arasinima mishtihki sink'ara.The child had more questions than I had answers.Tawiralepini 'aha ihkwiralepin'iki, hihkhahparinik'ahch'ahaman.Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies. Hihchi tawiralepini lapu. Erus'aha. Erusawan yanik'ahcha.That's a good question. I don't know. I will try to find out. using wiralepi to distinguish from wira "to count"
question, towiralepiv.II.trCiceroku yanalep'utahch, wiralepni inkshar'ɛhɛ. After Cicero's talk, we didn't have time to questions. Hotu kanahku rohina pokuku wiralep'uta.He questions everything he reads. wirav.II.trUhktahɛra uhkwir'uta.He questioned his boss. Sehi mankuhch talahkaku wir'anta.They questioned the spy for four days. to ask a questionwirav.II.tr
quicklytewaliadvHishtahahki Hermione pak'ata tewali.Hermione always answers quickly. Ugachihchi tihkpowihch, Thaddeusku uhkrachuruni hon'uta tewali. When he saw his mother, Thaddeus quickly put out his cigarette. hashupaadvHashupa uhkya'iki!Make it quick!
quietlyromantohkuadvRomantohku yanahkunahchkashi unktostohoku rapuku.They were speaking softly because their baby was sleeping.moyutohkuadvTitostohokɔt harati moyutohku. She sang quietly to her baby.
quilttiratapohkuClarahchi ɔmahka utirwash tiratapohku mashuti.Clara made a devil's claw quilt. Tahch'a masahkihch Gwendolynhchi tihktiratapohku uhktira tehp'ɛchi.For six months Gwendolyn was joining the pieces of her quilt. Tiratapohku shuhchiwan,oninuhchisinima kuhpasiti.The women got together to sew the quilt. heyutanan
quit, tohapav.I.intr
quiteadj-shtohkuadjOsintalu chutahch tawishihchi ruwinashtohku yatahch tosintaluhch lapuya tawishi kichun akuhpanyatahch tayatahkishchutahch tawishi kichu lapuya uhkmerulisukatani.They would take (deer) brains, make the water a little bit warm, and (mix) the brains thoroughly in the water; then they would take the deer hide and squeeze it and twist it thoroughly in the water. panuadvLɔtawi tewali panu.He ran very quickly. Ninnara rukaya panuThe moccasin snake is quite dangerous. panuadvHɛhipu rasht'ɛ panu.This dance is quite difficult.
quiver, totehilav.I.intrSa lihcha uhksipi. Tehil'una.The wet dog was cold. It was quivering.Wɛrasa iyushɛla shiriti. Uhkyahpa uhkwana. Tehil'una.The hunting dog scented the possum. He wanted to follow it. He was quivering.