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Ethnographic Inventory

  • Suzanne Cook
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Abstract

hot. Lit: ‘hot’. Refers to unfavourable soil conditions and plants that have a detrimental effect on the soil, neighbouring plants and crops. Plants include si'si'k'uuts, 'ak su'uk (Bothriochloa laguroides), and si'si'k'uuts (Erechtites hieracifolia). Additionally, the presence of these plants indicates hard soil. Ant: siis ‘cold’. [Source: BM]

Keywords

Zingiber Officinale Main Entry White Clay Lagenaria Siceraria Agave Sisalana 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suzanne Cook
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  1. 1.Department of LinguisticsUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada

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