nespihqamq, nepskihkamq, neskihkamq

noun inanimate
(Cornus stolonifera) red osier dogwood, red willow; bark of this plant used as tobacco
Plural : nespihqamkul, nepskihkamkul, neskihkamkul
Possessed : nespihqamkum, etc.
Locative : nespihqamkuk, etc.
Diminutive : nespihqamqis, etc.

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Nit-olu kilun ktoliwihtomonen nespihqamq nit ipisis. We call it red willow, that bush. (MT)
Ntiyuken ewasisuwi, "'Sami-wtomektaq wen nespihqamq, cu mocikon." I was told when I was a child, "Smoking too much red willow is bad."
Mecimiw skicinuwok utomektuniya nespihqamq wawikiw 'tomawey. The people used to smoke red willow mixed with tobacco.
Notes : (may be animate for some speakers: plural nespihqamkuk etc., possessed nespihqamkumol etc.; see also mehqaqsoskil)
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