Serve as pegs on which to hang subject person markers and non-personal particles. Serve to set the predicate within spatial context. (Suttles, 2003, p. 44)  Skwxwu7mesh has approximately 20 auxiliaries, particles and clitics in the verb phrase. (Jacobs, 2011, p. 86)


Locative Auxiliaryʔi
 ‘be here’ 
niʔ ~ ni ~ nə
 ‘be there’
Directional Auxiliaryʔəm̓í ~ m̓i 
Examples of Auxiliaries in the Halkomelem Context (Suttles, 2003, p. 44)
Examples of Auxiliaries in the Skwxwu7mesh Context (Jacobs, 2011, p. 86)