gwis'nap'a'la [gwis/'na/*p'a/'la]
Stem with modifying proclitic composed of: gwis=  cover over, 'nap'aa'la̱  button
common noun. button blanket, originally made using abalone-shell buttons; now sometimes made with plastic buttons
Dzaba hana̱'a̱ dm di lip gwis'nap'a'lat. The woman is making herself a button blanket.
../mp3s/gw/gwis'nap'a'la-sr-hb-01.mp3 Gwis'nap'a'la di sgüü da k'oy dan ap luk'wil łuut'ikt. I have a button blanket and I really treasure it.
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Photograph by Tammy Blumhagen

Related entries: Spelling Variant gwisna̱p'a'la̱  button blanket | Spelling Variant gwis'naba'ala̱  button blanket | Plural g̱a̱gwis'nap'a'ala̱  button blankets

Bibliographic sources: Dunn, Practical Dictionary entry: 537.
Source: Draft Dictionary entry. Draft Dictionary entry.