ts'ik'aws [tsi/*k'aws]
common noun. salmon split open and sun-dried or smoked; the salmon are usually humpbacks, split open lengthwise by cutting from the belly almost through the spine
../mp3s/ts'/ts'ik'aws-dl-hb-03.mp3 'Yaayg̱a hanaa'na̱g̱a ts'ik'awsm st'mhoon a gyelx. The women hung the split humpback salmon outside.

Related entries: Dialectal Variant dzig̱a̱ws  salmon, split and dried

Bibliographic sources: Dunn, Practical Dictionary entry: 257.
Source: Draft Dictionary entry.