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Wechpues

Dictionary entry

Wechpuespn • Weitchpec (the town)

Lexicon record # 3799 | Source references: JE147 YLCB83 YG:G21
Semantic domain: place names
Derivation: literally, "confluence" (wechpues "confluence")

Other places in the Wechpus area: Heyomew, Pekwtuehl, Peleen Kerrcherh, Plue'l, Wechpek'w, 'O Hlerger', 'O Rew, 'O Slegoych, 'O Slookw, 'Oolekw

Other paradigm form

  • short form Wech YG199

Representative example

  • Frank he'm Wech kee nue wey

    Frank says he is going to go to Weitchpec
    YG199

Short recordings (3) | Sentence examples (12)

  1. Wechpues "Weitchpec" (spoken by Archie Thompson)

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  2. Wechpues "village site" (spoken by Jessie Van Pelt)

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  3. Wechpues "Weitchpec" (spoken by Robert Spott)

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