Spelling Variant of: -as proper noun connective
1. CN. proper noun possessive connective, used with proper nouns in both the high and everyday styles
Kwaatga na ła'ats Karl. Karl's ball is missing.
Adaawg̱a gwa'a nah gyik nax'nuuyu, adawxs dip gwasda, ła likleet. This is a story I also heard, their story, the people of long ago.
Sgüüg̱ał wa̱sga sm'ooygitga gwii, misola, wa̱sas sm'ooygida gwa'a, moksgm ol, That chief had a blanket, kermode bear, the blanket of this chief, white bear,
Wayi 'ni'nii gyik nax'nuuyu adawxs dip gwasda da gwa'a. Well, this I also heard told by the olden people from here.
Adawxs Łgu Sgyen dm k'a yaatu. The story I'm going to tell you is about Little Pitch.
Wayi, ła batsgit a Kxeen txagyeeka na waalps Niislos, When they arrived below the house of Niislos,
dawila ba̱xłeesga na ts'absga sm'ooygyetga a na looyks ksm Gyilak'yoo. and the tribe of the chief came down and packed up the load of the Robin Woman.
ada txalyaa amawaals Niislos ada gyik 'wiileeksm luulgit a txa'nii Ts'msyen. And the wealth of Niislos increased and he gave a great feast to all of the Tsimshian.
2. CN-PRD. proper noun predicative connective, used with nouns that are subjects and sometimes agents in the everyday style; also used for proper nouns not marked for location or which are absent in the high style
Da ts'u 'a̱p hahaws Łgusgyen... Then, although Little Pitch repeatedly shouted...