Sth’óqwi is the Halq’eméylem word for ‘fish‘. This is the noun form (not the verb). Sth’óqwi is a general term, which you can use for any kind of fish.
Sxélcha means ‘catch’, as in ‘what you caught when hunting’. You can use sxélcha to to talk about the body of an animal, a bird, or a fish.
Chxélcha means ‘to catch game’, as in hunting. You can use this word to talk about catching animals, birds, or fish.
Théwelhem is the Halq’eméylem word for a ‘to spawn’. Literally, it means ‘to beach one’s offspring’…
Kwōxweth is the Halq’eméylem word for ‘coho salmon’.