usage notes: Used when referring to something that is vague or remote in time or location, or when there is a doubt as to the existence of the thing being discussed.
usage notes: In casual speech, "kʷi" followed by the prefix ad often becomes the single syllable "kʷad".
see also: (set II) kʷsi
Number of times this entry has been verified against the sources, including at the time of creation: 2
In general, an entry with a higher number of verifications and sources may be considered more reliable.
- 1994, Dawn Bates, Thom Hess and Vi Hilbert, Lushootseed Dictionary, ISBN 0-295-97323-4, University of Washington Press, p. 125
- 1995, Thom Hess and Vi [taqʷšəblu] Hilbert, Lushootseed: The language of the Skagit Nisqually, and other tribes of Puget Sound, an Introduction: Book I, Lushootseed Press, ch. 3
- 1995, Thom Hess, Lushootseed Reader with Introductory Grammar. Vol. 1: Four Stories from Edward Sam, ISBN 9781879763111, University of Montana Occasional Papers in Linguistics, no. 11, Missoula: University of Montana, pp. 77