Animals
 In Lushootseed, animals are divided into several categories.  Animals whose natural habitat is in the water are called tiʔiʔiɫ kʷi ʔišil or "those who swim.  Birds or "those having wings" are called  tiʔiʔiɫ ʔabstəblax̌ad.
   The traditional names for categories of living things other than plants are as follows:   Small animals (mammals), are those wolf size or smaller are called titčulbixʷ.  Large animals (mammals), are those bigger than a wolf and are called tatačulbixʷ.   Generally, animals that are used as food are called tatačulbixʷ.
Small Animals
titčulbixʷ
Aquatic
tiʔiʔiɫ kʷi ʔišil
Birds
tiʔiʔiɫ ʔabstəblax̌ad
Large animals (mammals), are those bigger than a wolf and are called tatačulbixʷ.
Grizzly - stəbtabəlʼ Black Bear - sčətxʷəd Deer - sqigʷəc Moose - stulc̓əʔ Elk - kʷagʷičəd
Cougar - swəwaʔ Horse - stiqiw Cow - qʷist Sheep - labatu Dog - sqʷəbayʔ

Small animals (mammals), are those wolf size or smaller are called titčulbixʷ.

Wolf -  stiqayuʔ Coyote - sbiaw Fawn - yəw̓yəɫdaʔ Fox - sx̌ʷuʔx̌ʷuʔ Pig - kəšu
Raccoon
x̌aʔx̌alus
Porcupine - qʷəq̓ʷalʼ Mink - bəščəb Skunk - sq̓əbyaʔ Cat - pišpiš
Rabbit - k̓ʷəčəldiʔ Squirrel - sqədz Mole - p̓əɫq̓ʷačiʔ Chipmunk - sk̓ʷətɫ Mouse - k̓ʷatʼad
     
Snake - bəc̓ac Spider - tətupəlʼ      

Animals whose natural habitat is in the water are called tiʔiʔiɫ kʷi ʔišil

Orca - qalʼqaləx̌ič Salmon - sʔuladxʷ Grey Whale - čəxʷəluʔ Otter - sq̓aƛ̕ Beaver - stʼəqxʷ
King Salmon
yubəč
Silver Salmon skʷəxʷic Dog Chum Salmon- ƛ̕xʷayʔ Sockeye Salmon scəqiʔ Flounder - p̓uay̓
Octopus - sqibk̓ʷ Turtle - ʔaləšək Frog - waq̓waq̓ Sea Urchin
skʼʷic̓i
Sea Cucumber təǰabac
Star Fish - q̓ʷəlačiʔ Crab - bəsqʷ Harbor Seal - sup̓qs Rock Cod
tʼaɫigʷs
Bay - Ocean
x̌ʷəlč
Jelly Fish kəlapx̆ʷəlč Clam -  sʔax̆ʷuʔ Mussel - tulqʷ Oyster - ƛ̕ux̌ʷƛ̕ux̌ʷ Barnacle - c̓ubc̓ub
periwinkle
periwinkle
č́ič́əlpyaqid or puʔps
unidentified
small clam
ťilus
little neck
steamer clams
sx̌aʔaʔ
Large Native Oyster
xʷč́iɫqs
chiton (large)
ʔukʷs
butter clam
stxʷub
cockle clam
sx̌əp̓ab
eastern clam
hiʔhaʔəc
horse clam
haʔəc
chiton (small)
x̌ald
     
geoduck
gʷidəq
any seashell
sč́awəyʔ
     

Birds or "those having wings" are called  tiʔiʔiɫ ʔabstəblax̌ad.

Duck - buʔqʷ Eagle - yəx̌ʷəlaʔ Seagull - kiyuuqʷs Great Horned Owl  təkʷtəkʷəlus Raven - qaw̓qs
Blue Jay - kay̓kay̓ Crow- k'aʔk'aʔ Fish Hawk c̓ix̌c̓ix̌ Humming Bird tətiʔəd Mudswallow k̓ʷic̆̓k̓ʷic̆̓̓lax̌ədxʷ
     
Chicken - sgʷəlub
Also used for Pheasant
Goose - x̌ədx̌əd      

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