‘He/she walked, it walked’

easy way to type it:    chaachai

Lolly Metcalf’s Coos Bay Milluk

Americanist Phonetic


[ ča·čái ],


[ ča·čái ]

[ tʃɑˑˈtʃɑi ],


[ tʃɑˑˈtʃɑi ]

Link to the Sound File: Click on the link below to get to a page where there is a sound file of this interview segment. 


Instant Phonetic Englishization:  chah_chah_ee, with the last two parts said as one syllable to rhyme with the English word ‘eye’. 

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Annie Miner Peterson’s Milluk

Exactly Jacobs’ transcription

Americanist Phonetic & IPA

tca·tca ́i


ča·čái  ‘walk’

[ ča·čái ]   


[ tʃɑˑˈtʃɑi ]