easy way to type it:    ch’shillis

Lolly Metcalf’s Coos Bay Milluk

Americanist Phonetic


[ tš·ɪl·ɪs ],


[ tʰš·ɪl·ɪs ]

[ tʃˑɪlˑɪs ],


[ tʰʃˑɪlˑɪs ]

Instant Phonetic Englishization:  ch!_shill_liss, for Annie’s version of the word as Jacobs transcribed it with the same two vowels as we hear in what we assume are two shortcut versions of the word that Lolly says. 

for AMP:  


Annie Miner Peterson’s Milluk

Exactly Jacobs’ transcription

Americanist Phonetic & IPA


čʼšə́l·əs  ‘sweet’

But also:


čʼšíl·is  ‘sweet’



[ čʼšíl·ɪs


[ tʃʼˈʃɪlˑɪs ]