-Utl is a suffix that can be added to a word in Quootla to put it into the contradictory tense. In the contradictory tense, a word means both itself and its opposite. For example, singular-utl means both singular and plural, and it is often interpreted as referring to the world itself.

Quigutl add -utl to the ends of many different words, even as these phrases no longer make sense to humans.