Niwakash' 01.46


01.46.01

"Ne' ne kahtt sk' ti'kwa teyakuhsthw w," wa'k' ne Kwa'y'.

"I think somebody's crying in the grove" said Mrs Rabbit.


01.46.02

"Nae te'sk' ta'teyuhsthw," wa' ne Kwa'y'.

"There's nobody crying" said Mr Rabbit.


01.46.03

"Wsu' nkhu niykwe'taka'te', ne' ki'sh' sk' nae ha'kwist' tyakusnye'."

"There are lots of people around here, and maybe somebody said something."


01.46.04

"Sk' u'tyhsthu'," tyakusnye' ne Kwa'y'.

"Somebody cried," repeated Mrs Rabbit.


01.46.05

"Ne' wai u'kk akwas teyhsthwas n-aste."

"I distinctly hear somebody crying hard outside."


01.46.06

"Snht' teyuhsthwask ne tewahsthwas," wa' ne Kwa'y'.

"You know fleas cry easily," said Mr Rabbit.


01.46.07

"Aky! T' ns? Snht' te'ne' wai ta'tewahsthwas ne tewahsthwas."

"What! What's wrong with you? You know fleas don't cry."


01.46.08

"T' wai kw sh "tewahsthwas" hsi' ks?"

"Then why do you call them "fleas"?"


01.46.09

"Sn sasetha ks. Sahtti sh hsya'tihskha' s ti'kwa teyakuhsthw."

"Don't stand there talking. Just go and find out who it is that is crying."


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