The coyote and the snake

E┤githe We┤s'a wi˝┤ e┤di zho˝┤ aka┤ma. Gthadi˝┤ usko˝┤sko˝xti uhe┤ the ke┤.
At length / Snake / one / there / was recl., they say. / Across / in a very straight line / path / was going. /

"Wa┤! mo˝shia┤taha zho˝┤-ga, We┤s'a! A┤wigazha┤de ki, that'e┤ tate┤," a┤-biama┤
Why! / further off / lie, / O Snake! / I step over you / if, / you die / shall, / said, they say /

Mi┤kasi aka┤. "Uhe┤ the┤tho˝ska┤xti ke┤dego˝ thi┤-edo˝ o˝tho˝┤shpeto˝┤ ete┤ ki,"
Coyote / the (sub.). / Path / just this size / lies, but / you rather (than I) / you go to one side of me / ought, /

a┤-biama┤ We┤s'a aka┤. "Xa-i┤! mo˝shia┤taha zho˝┤-ga, ehe┤," a┤-biama┤. "Thi┤-edo˝
said, they say / Snake / the (sub.). / Whew! / further off / lie, / I say, / said, they say. / You rather (than I) /

mo˝shia┤taha i┤ha-ga," a┤-biama┤ We┤s'a aka┤. "Ahau┤! a┤wigazha┤de ta┤ mi˝ke
further off / pass (&or go) that way, / said, they say / Snake / the (sub.). / Oho! / I will step over you /

tho˝┤zha, that'e┤ tate┤ ha," a┤-biama┤ Mi┤kasi aka┤. "Na! wi┤ ni┤kashi˝┤ga-ma wi˝┤
though, / you die / shall / . / said, they say / Coyote / the (sub.). / Why! / I / the people (pl. ob.) / one /

o˝┤gazha┤de te┤di t'e┤-no˝ ha┤," a┤-biama┤ We┤s'a aka┤. "O˝┤ho˝," a┤-biama┤ Mi┤kasi
steps over me / when / usually dies / . / said, they say / Snake / the (sub.). / Yes, / said, they say / Coyote /

aka┤. Go˝┤, "At'e┤ ta┤ mi˝ke," a┤-biama┤. "Hi˝da┤! wi˝┤o˝wa wi˝┤o˝ke te┤sko˝,"
the (sub.). / And, / I will die, / said, they say. / Let us see! / which one of the two / we two tell the truth / may, in future, /

a┤-biama┤ Mi┤kasi aka┤. Go˝┤ atha┤-biama┤ Mi┤kasi ama┤. Wa┤gazha┤de the┤thexti ki,
said, they say / Coyote / the (sub.). / And / went, they say / Coyote / the (mv. sub.). / Stepped over very suddenly / when, /

zhi┤be sihi┤ gedi┤ do˝┤shte thaxtai┤ te. "Hau┤, that'e┤ tate┤ ha, a┤wigazha┤dzhe e┤dego˝."
lower leg / foot / on the (pl.) / one or the other / he was bitten. / Ho, / you die / shall / . / I stepped over you / but. /

"Thi┤ that'e┤ tate┤ ha," a┤-biama┤ We┤s'a aka┤. Go˝┤ atha┤-biama┤ Mi┤kasi ama┤.
You / you die / shall / . / said, they say / Snake / the (sub.). / And / went, they say / Coyote / the (mv. sub.). /

Go˝┤ mo˝thi˝┤ thi˝┤ te, "Xa-i┤! zhu┤ga ga┤mo˝-ma┤zhi-no˝-mo˝┤ tho˝┤shti. O˝shi˝┤
And / he was walking / when, / Whew! / body / I never acted in that manner formerly. / Me-fat /

itha┤nahi˝┤-a," a┤-bi o˝┤, kigtha┤zi-bi o˝┤, no˝┤ka ke┤ shti kito˝┤ba-bi o˝┤, uthu┤kito˝┤be-no˝┤-biama┤.
I truly ! / having said, they say, / having stretched himself by an effort, they say, / back / the (lg. ob.) / too / having looked at himself, they say, / he was examining himself often, they say. /

Sho˝┤xti shti┤ ugtha┤'a tithe┤the-no˝┤ ama┤. Ia┤tha-xti┤-shteo˝┤-no˝
In spite (&or notwithstanding) / too / hitting the mouth and giving the scalp-yell / he took up the cry often, they say. / Gaped very hard even (?) often /

e┤go˝, "Xa+! We┤s'a i┤e te wi˝┤ke te e┤go˝ a," e┤-no˝ ama┤. E┤githe zhu┤ga thi˝
having, / Whew! / Snake / spoke / the / told the truth / the / so / ! / was saying often, they say. / At length / body / the /

bthu┤gaxti i┤ba ama┤, badi˝┤di˝, pashi┤zhe ge┤ shtewo˝┤ bapu┤shi˝-xtio˝┤ ama┤. "We┤s'a
entire / was swollen, they say, / distended, / tip of the nose / the (pl. ob.) / even / was exceedingly puffed up, they say. / Snake /

i┤e te wi˝┤ke te e┤go˝ a," shi e┤ ama┤. Itha┤naxi┤dadzhi gthi˝┤ thi˝ke┤, gagi┤gixe┤xchi
spoke / the / told the truth / the / so / ! / again / was saying, they say. / At a sheltered place, warmed by the sun / he was st., / coiled many times /

zho˝┤t'e go˝┤ sho˝┤sho˝ e┤di t'e┤ ama┤. E┤ ama┤, a┤do˝ We┤s'a ama┤ eda┤do˝ wani┤ta
slept soundly / as / continually / there / dead / they say. / That was it, they say, / therefore / Snake / the (pl. sub.) / what / quadruped /

wa┤thaxtai┤ te bthu┤ga i┤ba t'e┤-no˝i te┤.
they bit them / when / all / swelling / died usually. /