likpesawakon

noun inanimate
gauge (tool with a number of evenly spaced blades used for cutting ash splints to desired width)
Plural : likpesawakonol
Possessed : 'tolikpesawakon
Locative : likpesawakonok
Diminutive : likpesawakonossis

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Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Elinaqqopon likpesawakonol nuhkomoss eyitponil. My grandmother used to have a lot of gauges.
Tan ci wen kotuwihtaq amalhikkil posonutiyil, yuhtol-oc wen ehcuwi-wehkecil likpesawakonol weci wen kisi-cihciqatokosat wikpi: nemotahkapitey, wiwonaqopitey, loskonuwakoney, likcihikoney, apsatokahsok. When one is going to make fancy baskets, these are the gauges one must have to cut the splints of ash to the correct width (literally, to cut them narrow): one for standers, one for rims, one for weavers, one for the first weaver of the side of the basket, one for fine splints.
Naciptuwin likpesawakon weci-kisatokosuk loskonuwakonok. Go get me the gauge so I can cut weavers.
Likpesawakon oluwehkasu eci wen olsat wikpihil wecihc tetpi-kskeyihtit. The splint gauge is used when one cuts ash strips so that they will be uniform in width.
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