Â'dAñ gô'ñga nâ'gaga adA'ñ tcî'nga nâ'ga adA'ñ tcî'nga
Your | father's | house in, | your | grand-father's | house, your | grand-father's
Gilû'sAms 2 sq!ê'na-i ga tagô'na
lxandles ga dAñ qoya'
Nass Inlet | sea-gulls | make a noise while eating | in | you | dear
move about highly.
Â'dAñ gô'ñga nâ'gaga
Lgai-û'kun sq!ê'na-i ga tagô'ñal-
Your | father's | house in | Skidegate Point | sea-gulls | make a noise while
xandies ga dAñ gî'daga
eating | in, | you | get higher all the time (receiving more tattoo-marks, etc.)
In your father's house, in your (grandfather's house, in your grandfather's house,
Where Nass Inlet sea-gulls (i. e., the Nass people) make noises as they eat, you, dear, move highly.
In your father's house, where Skidegate Point sea-gulls (i. e., Skidegate people) make a noise as they eat, you get higher (i. e., become a greater chief) all the time.
35:2 The second time this was sung, Q!ô'na kun ("Q!ô'na Point") was substituted for Gilû'sAms.