gyik'ooł [gyik/*k'ooł]
Stem with modifying proclitic composed of: k'ooł  year
Adverb. years ago; long ago
T'a̱xwa̱nsa hoy łagyigyet dat dzaba pts'aant gyik'ooł; aynt gya'wn, ła chainsaw. Years ago our ancestors used adzes to make totem poles; not now, they use chainsaws.

Bibliographic sources: Dunn, Practical Dictionary entry: 603. | Source: Draft Dictionary entry.