‘lying down, laying down’,

easy way to type it:    tsiim

Lolly Metcalf’s South Slough Milluk

Americanist Phonetic


[ tsi·m ],


[ tsi·m ]

[ tsiˑm ],


[ tsiˑm ]

Instant Phonetic Englishization:  Tseem.  Try saying ‘its seam’ as one word and then leaving off the beginning vowel. 

This interview segment is from relatively early in the interview at 17:58 to 18:03, in the overall sound file of the interview, in spite of being alphabetized before its twin segment “Laying Down”, which is from late in the interview at 57:12.50 to 57:18.50, in the overall sound file of the interview.   

for AMP:  


Annie Miner Peterson’s Milluk

Exactly Jacobs’ transcription

Americanist Phonetic & IPA


[ tsi·m


[ tsiˑm