Lexemes for category communication

1. agnimatl
talk about
report on

2. agnimuet
inform against
proclaim

3. agnutg
talk about
relate what happens
confess

4. agnutmajig
talk to each other
discuss
negotiate

5. agnutmaqan
story
news
report
message
discussion

6. agnutmuatl
tell to
report

7. alm'get'g
curse
blaspheme

8. almimatl
curse

9. almitg
curse

10. altawet
go about to beg
go about to collect donations

11. apjimatl
make speechless
outtalk

12. aqalasie'wimatl
says it in English
speak English to

13. aqalasie'wi'sit
speak the English language

14. asiteglulatl
reply
answer back

15. asitematl
reply
answer

16. atu'tuejui'sit
imitate the sounds of a squirrel

17. ejoqjematl
interrupt (in conversation)

18. eltaqte'get
weave
wire a message to
call by phone

19. etlewistoq
talk

20. ewi'tatl
mention
name

21. ewi't'g
mention
name

22. gasplutuatl
repeats after him/her
imitates him/her
mimicks him/her

23. gawasgui't'g
say in reverse
say backwards

24. gelulatl
speak to

25. gelusit
speak
talk

26. gepa'tat
have hoarse voice

27. gepi'sit
speak huskily
speak hoarsely

28. gepitnetoqsit
sounds nasal
sounds hoarse

29. gesmi'sit
speak in odd or unusual way
speak with a heavy accent

30. gi'gajimatl
goad
dare
urge on
taunt
reply sarcastically or meanly
answer back

31. gi'gataganutg
exaggerate

32. gi'gatagnimatl
exaggerate about
render worst than is
render better than is

33. gi'gatagnutmuatl
exaggerate something to

34. gimewistoq
whisper

35. gimewo'gwet
talk in a low voice
speak or talk in a whisper

36. ginualatl
brag about

37. ginuatg
brag about

38. ginuet
brag

39. glusuaqan
word
news

40. gomgwejui'gas'g
written in Mi'gmaw glyph writing
written in Mi'gmaw hieroglyphics
Mi'gmaw glyph writing
Mi'gmaw hieroglyphics

41. gomgwejui'gasit
hieroglyphic writing
sucker fish (gomgwej) writing
Nnu glyph writing
written in sucker fish (gomgwej) writing
written in Nnu glyph writing

42. jagwet
sound loud
talk loudly

43. jaqali'sit
fast-speaker

44. lnui'sit
speak native language
speak aboriginal language
speak first nations language

45. lnu'wi't'g
refer to something by its aboriginal name
refer to something in first nations language
say in native language

46. lutmaqan
gossip
rumor
hear-say

47. lutmaqaniget
spread rumors
spread gossip
spread hear-say

48. mali'sit
speak poorly
speak weakly

49. maqanimatl
verbly outwit
verbly embrass
verbly baffle

50. mawagnutmajig
talk together

51. mesimatl
report on
tell on

52. metetoqsit
make repeated sounds (like groaning, chirping or cawing)
cawing, quacking (Nova Scotia)

53. meteweng
heard talking

54. metewjigmit
heard growling (as dog)

55. metewo'gwet
heard talking

56. Mi'gmewi'sit
speak Micmac

57. najigluluet
ask permission to marry daughter

58. nasplutuatl
repeat after
copy

59. natawatuet
know how to give a speech

60. natawinsgu'mat
know how to answer back

61. nesguatl
console

62. netawet
able to talk

63. nijipjulatl
encourage

64. nnui'sit
speak indigenous language
speak Mi'gmaw

65. nnu'wi't'g
refer to something by its aboriginal name
refer to something in first nations language
say in native language

66. nujinutmaqaniget
storyteller
tattletale
gossiper

67. o'plapuguet
say the wrong thing
say something inappropriate

68. o'plwi'tatl
name or call wrongly
call by wrong name

69. o'plwi't'g
call by wrong name
say incorrectly

70. oqotqomatl
tease (about member of opposite sex)
tease about a potential romantic partner

71. pa'qastmat
easily pick up news and gossip

72. pegitewo'gwet
talk long time

73. pestung
preach
make speech

74. petqa'matimg
mediation

75. piltu'wi'tatl
call by different name

76. piltu'wi't'g
call by different name

77. pisuimatl
slander

78. poqtewo'gwet
begin to speak

79. punajimatl
stop lecturing or berating

80. puneweng
stop talking

81. punewistoq
stop lecturing or preaching
stops talking

82. punewo'gwet
stops talking

83. pusgialagnutg
go around spreading rumors usually
gossips usually

84. sangewi'sit
talk slowly

85. sangewowo'gwet
talk softly
talk slowly

86. sa'se'wi'sit
change language
switch language

87. sesgwalatl
holler
scream at

88. se'sgwet
holler
scream
shout

89. sespematl
continuously bother or disturb by talking
nag

90. sespewo'gwet
blab on
chatter on

91. sespumatl
often mentions someone who is away
often mentions someone who is absent

92. sigtewa'latl
tired of hearing him/her
tired of hearing repetition

93. sipgi'sit
speaks slowly

94. telimatl
tell
he/she tells him/her

95. teltunget
pattern of speech
speech habits
habitual manner of speaking

96. teluet
says

97. teplumatl
promise

98. tia'mui'suti
moose caller

99. waqgaji'sit
weak speaker

100. we'gwa'muatl
defeat in debate
best in argument or duel of words

101. welgina'muatl
teach well
teach what is proper

102. welimatl
give good talking to
give good advice to
good rejoiner (come-back)

103. wesgumatl
refer
talk about

104. wesgu'muet
talks back disrespectfully

105. wesgu'tg
talk about
talk business with (Nova Scotia)

106. wigumatl
call for
invite
send for

107. wigumgusimgewei
invitation

108. wigwa'smugwet
whistle