easy way to type it:    gewaesii

Lolly Metcalf’s Coos Bay Milluk

Americanist Phonetic


[ gæwǽ·si ],


[ gæwǽ·si ]

[ gæˈwæsi ],


[ gæˈwæsi ]

Instant Phonetic Englishization:  geh_wass_ee for Lolly’s version of the word with its heavy pronunciation of the ejective that begins Annies version of the word, while that ejective is also farther back in the throat than the g that begins Lolly’s version of the word. 

for AMP:   


Annie Miner Peterson’s Milluk

Exactly Jacobs’ transcription

Americanist Phonetic & IPA


[ qʼæwǽ·si


[ qʼæˈwæsi ]