common noun. friend
dayag̱at dasga ḵ'anayist "naan," dayag̱at "dm ḵ'a 'woon." he said to his friend, 'come,' he said, 'I will invite you.'
dawil hawsga łgu awta, "ḵ'anayis," dayag̱at and then the little porcupine said, 'friend,' he said
'Niit suwaadisga łagyigyet 'nsiip'nsgit "friend" da'al 'ya sugyigyet ḵ'anayis daya. Ḵ'anayis, that's what the old people called 'friend,' but the younger people say, 'nsiip'nsk.
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