da̱xyaakw [da̱x/*yaakw] ../mp3s/d/daxyaakw-dr-hb-01.mp3 ../mp3s/d/dax-dr-hb-01.mp3
1. transitive verb. hold fast; hold tight
file://snds/d/daxyaakw-dr-hb-01.mp3 Smgit da̱xyaawkdis Dzon hagwilhuu. John is holding the rope firmly.
Sgüü dm dip gyidi daxyaagwa Sm'algya̱x. We should hold on to the Tsimshian language.
2. transitive verb. hold in one's hand; keep in one's hand
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Related entries: Cross Ref: da̱xda̱m  restrain | tgida̱xyaa'wa  halibut line

Bibliographic sources: Dunn, Practical Dictionary entry: 206. Dunn, Practical Dictionary entry: 1841. | Source: Draft Dictionary entry.