‘fir tree’, ‘thick fir bark’,

easy way to type it:    sgwadlis

Lolly Metcalf’s South Slough Milluk

Americanist Phonetic


[ tsgwá·dlɪs ],


[ tsgwá·dlɪs ]

[ ˈtsɡwɑˑdlɪs ],


[ ˈtsɡwɑˑdlɪs ]

Instant Phonetic Englishization:  tskwahd_liss, like the English words ‘it’ ‘squad’ and ’liss’, minus the i at the beginning.  Annie’s dotted g is made farther back in the throat. 

for AMP:   


Annie Miner Peterson’s Milluk

Exactly Jacobs’ transcription

Americanist Phonetic & IPA


Modernized: tsɢ̣wá·dlɪs 

[ tsɢ̣wádlɪs


[ ˈsɢwɑdlɪs ]