motehtihike

verb ai 9
s/he is heard knocking (especially, at door), s/he knocks at the door; s/he is heard pounding, chopping, etc. (but is not seen)
Plural : motehtihikhotuwok
Verb Stem : -motehtihike-
Changed Verb Stem : metehtihike-

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Nwewitahama nuhkomoss, nit-ona nekom tan ci peciyat ikolisoman, on-oc motehtihikan, on-oc nuhkomoss, "Nita, wen wot?" 'Sami 'kocicihtun kat-op skicin, 'sami ma-te skicin motehtihikew. I remember my grandmother, when a white person came to the door and knocked, she would say, "Uh-oh, who's that?" Because she knew it wasn't an Indian, because an Indian doesn't knock. (BS)
Itom, "Nehe, oliyane Muselenk," on-oc ntolokimkun naci-qecimulan nmacephukun Muselenk. Nmotehtihikan naka 'tapqotehtun khakon naka elapomit, on-oc ntiyan. Itom ya, "Ktiyan temonu-te npeci." He said, "Okay, let's go to Eastport," and he told me to go ask him to take us to Eastport. I knocked and he opened the door and looked at me, and I asked him. And he said, "Tell him I'll be right there." (BG)
Motehtihike wen. Someone is at the door.
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