‘guts’, ‘entrails’, ‘intestines’,

easy way to type it:    gwilghis

Lolly Metcalf’s Coos Bay Milluk

Americanist Phonetic


A first attempt at saying the word,


[ gwɪ́lɣɪs ]

A first attempt at saying the word,


[ ˈgwɪlɣɪs ]

Instant Phonetic Englishization:  gwill_ghiss, for what Lolly is trying to say.  We have a precise idea of that not so much from what Lolly actually says in this interview segment, but from the five times that Swadesh gets Lolly to say this word much later in the interview. 

for AMP:  


Annie Miner Peterson’s Milluk

Exactly Jacobs’ transcription

Americanist Phonetic & IPA


Modernized:  ɢ̣wə́lɣəs

[ ɢ̣wə́lɣəs


[ ɢwə́lɣəs ]