tłʼiish

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Athabaskan *tł’əɣəš (eel, snake). Cognate with Ahtna tlʼaghes (eel), Tlingit tłʼikʼʷx (worm, snake), possibly cognate with Ket тиг, тих (tìɣ).

See also the root -TŁʼIIZH (to wriggle, to be serpentine).

Noun[edit]

tłʼiish

  1. snake, serpent

Derived terms[edit]