Pronunciation guide: mat·teeg
Part of speech: verb inanimate transitive
Translation: He/she beats it
Example of word used in sentence:
Newtiegsitpu'g etlmatte'g't ligpeta'w, eli'g'tjig ligpete'gnapi'g.
All morning we have been beating the ash to make ash strips.(used
in basket weaving).
matte'm, I beat it (first person singular animate subject, third person singular inanimate object)
matte'meg, We beat it (first person plural exclusive animate subject, third person singular inanimate object)