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yawk-yawkvaroundlanio yawkyawkgo around everywhere, survey
yawpnriver, wateryawp-mawkupstream part, origin of riveryawp-woukriver mouth, openingsour yawp-arsea, ocean
yawp-mawkorigin of the river
yawp-meinriver stone, not so good for cooking, (cracks easily)
yawp-wowkriver mouth
yaynditchyay pokdig a drain
yayhnsong (traditional dance)Hromo yor senkin lwak, kar ley lwak ankin, uwrsa lowpwarowp homkwe yayh lowk nayr.Our custom is as follows, when we are happy all the people will have a 'sing-sing' during the night.
yayh-haypowerful story for sing-sings.
yeihnmorning bird, small sings before sunriseYeih hiy seyn po kiy-me a.The 'yeih' bird was about to start to sing.
yeiknarrow, spearyeik ompow nonwith bow and arrowyeik seik-nays mawkarrow with barbed hooks
yeik-meinvery hard stone, also very good for cooking
yeik-pisharp point of the spear
yekaunCmpnd.narrow shaft
yekenback of canoe
yenyeynstretchHakwe hano iha ke yenyeynI am stretching out my hand
yerkinroad, way, pathyerki hokwe meiameithe road is very long (or: the traveling distance is very long)yerki-pokraanything (eg. bark of a tree) that closes the door opening
yerki-awueyCmpnd.ndoor opening, entrance
yerki-pokraCmpnd.ndoor cover,
yerki-wowkroad opening,
yeyk1ncanoe
yeyk-huwater in the canoe
yeyk-krieynntree, special wood to make a canoe
yeyk-now kowpsoft canoe wood
yeyk-yier1Cmpnd.nplace to moor canoes
yeyk-yier2Cmpnd.nplace where the canoes are moored