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ya1prtmarks indefinite futureHa ya ley a.I will come some time
ya2nfireya lunaymake a fireya ompukyaylit a fireUwr sohokwe a se ya loum kawk.That man set the house on fire.ya-liarlight of fireya-piflame
ya-piCmpnd.nflame
ya-siCmpnd.nashes, charcoal, can refer to burned down garden area ready for planting
YabruYabru
yahvoff target, sway offHakwe ahney ke hin liok, sawk yeik hokwe say yah.I tried unsuccesfully to kill the bird, but my spear swayed off target
yah-a-yahvmiss, fail to hit targetHakwe now mon kakaye se lour swa-yah-a-yah kuayk.Coming off the log I stumbled and fell in an uncontrolled way.
yah-yahvrandom, without goalNyo sohokwe ki mon-aw lanio yah-yah.That young boy is just roaming around.
yainedible insect
yaimnduck
yakaynupstream area
yakrayvstrongly, preference?Nyo homkwe tisa se kokwe senkin yakray mesopok pie, hme soka bal se way kow e.The boys asked the teacher strongly to give them the soccer ball.
yakuwnsmoke
yakwanhorizontal beam
yakyak2vdisturb, interfereHyo yeik mokwe lorway pa, payhokuaw hyekwe ney hiy lyuk yakyak ha.None of his arrows hit something, because his child had cried after him when he left.Hunkwe peie mon yakyak o, peyr hakwe mey kamon meio.Do not disturb now, I first have to do a job now.
yakyak1vback_and_forthNyo prueysyar hohkwe youk ke lowkway yakyak.The two boys were pulling the paddle back and forth
yanwaynwater spirit
yapeyfierceuwr aw yapey-arfierce fighter
yaprueadjgood, proper, healthy
yarow1nback and neck area
yarow2vburden, give heavy loadyarow arowcontinue to burden heavily
yaryaw-awadvgo and return on the same dayHohkwe yaryaw-aw non-ey.The two of them went and came back on the same day.
yawntomorrow
-yawV.SFsfxgatherHiykwe hyo mein-owon me lonok-yaw.He gathered all his money.huonok-yawcall togetherlonok-yawgather (of things)
yawknfishing netHano yawk hokwe huhi hiy say monmamon yay.My net has been severly damaged by the current