Animal Names in Lushootseed

The animal names listed here are intended to be used with a set of flashcards produced by the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe’s Culture Department in cooperation with the Communications Department. You can download a PDF of the flashcards to use with these audio files.

 

Ant ƛ̓aƛ̓ac̓apəd
Bat qəbqəbayus
Bear (black) sčətxʷəd
Beaver st̓əqaxʷ
Bee səbəd
Bird (generic) sƛ̓iƛ̓alqab
Bobcat p̓əč̓əb
Bug dᶻidᶻəgʷaʔ
Cat pišpiš
Chipmunk sq̓ʷəcł
Clam sʔax̌ʷuʔ
Cougar swəwaʔ
Cow qʷist
Coyote sbiaw
Crab bəsqʷ
Cricket t̓it̓əq̓əlaqəd
Deer sqigʷəc
Dog sqʷubayʔ
Dragonfly bibəc̓ayʔ
Elk skʷagʷičəd
Fish (pet) k̓ʷəsłps
Flea č̓ut̓əp̓
Foal stitiqiw
Fox sx̌ʷuʔx̌ʷuʔ
Frog swaq̓waq̓
Garden snail swaxʷiʔuq̓ʷ
Geoduck gʷidəq
Goose q̓iq̓ax̌ad
Grasshopper t̓it̓x̌əlaʔ
Grizzly bear sčatqłəb
Groundhog swaxʷəbš
Housefly x̌ayux̌ʷaʔ
Jellyfish kəlapx̌ʷəlč
Kitten pipšpiš
Moose stulc̓əʔ
Moth sasac̓əb
Mouse k̓ʷat̓ad
Mosquito č̓ic̓qs
Mt. Goat sx̌ʷiƛ̓əyʔ
Mussel tulqʷ
Orca Whale qalqal̓ax̌ič
Otter sq̓aƛ̓
Oyster ƛ̓ux̌ʷƛ̓ux̌ʷ
Pacific Octopus sqibk̓ʷ
Pig kəšu
Rabbit k̓ʷəčədiʔ
Raccoon bəlups
Rat k̓ədayuʔ
Shark sk̓ʷač̓tə
Sand fly, gnat qʷiqʷsp
Skunk sq̓əbiyuʔ
Spider tupəl
Squirrel sqədᶻuʔ
Swallowtail butterfly yuʔyuʔbəč
Wolf (gray) stiqayuʔ