xs'waanx [xs/*'waa/nx]
Stem with modifying proclitic composed of: xs=  look/sound like, 'waan  tooth, -x  
common noun. herring eggs; herring roe; Refers to herring eggs deposited on kelp or branches, not to eggs taken from the fish. Eggs taken from a herring would be referred to as laanm tskah
../mp3s/x/xs'waanx-dl-hb-03.mp3 Luk'wil mmii xs'waanx. The herring eggs are thick.
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Herring roe on kelp. Photograph by Tammy Blumhagen.
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Photograph courtesy of Marianne Ignace.
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Image courtesy of School District 52, Aboriginal Education, Wa̱p Sig̱atgyet

Related entries: Ha'lila̱x sixs'waanx  April | la̱xsmxs'waanx  herring eggs on hemlock branches | Cross Ref: ma̱'a̱wks  spawning

Bibliographic sources: Dunn, Practical Dictionary entry: 2190.
Source: Draft Dictionary entry.