common noun. stick; rope (used for holding kelp which are placed in the water during the herring run in order to collect xs'waanx. The kelp is strung together and weighed down with small stones on the ends. Formerly saplings were used for this and they were called the same term.)
G̱a̱liilp dm wil dip 'lii'yag̱a gyoost. We will hang the kelp on the stick.