Lexical words in Udihe

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Search: e:ktei. 1 total hits in 1 transcripts.
Sisam Zauli and the hero (1)
{mozhet} olo i:ŋ-ki-ni», e:ktei nua e:kte imi=ke sefei bi:-ni.
{maybe} here come-PST-3SG scales he scales why=INDEF be-3SG having:goose:skin be-3SG
{может:быть} здесь прийти-ПРОШ-3ЕД scales he scales почему=INDEF быть-3ЕД having:goose:skin быть-3ЕД
Maybe he came here». Her skin stood on end from fear.
Может, он сюда пришел», у неё от страха «чешуя» дыбом встала.
The true nature of these evil spirits is ambiguous: here they appear to be iron birds, probably, dragons (hence their "skales"), although earlier and further in the text they are referred to as seagulls.