qapit, pqapit

noun animate
beaver (Castor canadensis)
Plural : (p)qapitiyik
Locative : (p)qapitewihkuk where there are beavers
Diminutive : (p)qapitsis

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Pihce ktanaqsuponik pqapitiyik. A long time ago beavers use to be plentiful.
Ma-te miskiw knomiyawihik pqapitiyik. You don't see beavers too often.
Ma-te tokec 'tuci-kehsiwoniya pqapitiyik tahalu neke pihce. There are not as many beavers around now as there were long ago.
Notes : (pqapit: literally, red tooth)
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