yaltestike, altestike

verb ai 9
s/he goes around making noise with feet (e.g., wearing high heels); s/he goes around taking collection (refers to sound of coins dropping into basket)
Plural : (y)altestikhotuwok
Prefixed Verb Stem : -iyaltestike-, -altestike-
Unprefixed Verb Stem : yaltestike-, altestike-
Changed Verb Stem : yaltestike-, altestike-

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Nuciyaltestiket. One who calls people to church with a noisemaker (in place of a bell; between Good Friday at 3:00 pm and Easter).
Mecimiw not nekom nuci-tqonket, naka altestike mecimi-te. He used to be a policeman, and you could always hear the sound of his footsteps. (AN)
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