Browse Choctaw - English
hacho a Creek word meaning “mad.” It is found only as part of the war names of men, viz., Tashka hacho, Hopaii hacho (David Folsom), Ishtanaki hacho (Mr. Dyer’s grandfather), and has an honorable meaning among Choctaw.
hachofaktʋpi the chinquapin tree.
hachofakti a chinquapin; the dwarf chestnut.
hacho̱mʋlhmokki to swim with the face under water.
hachotakni a large turtle, called by some the loggerhead turtle; a tortoise; hachotakni hakshup , turtle shell.
hachowanʋshi sing., to fall heels over head.
hachowanʋshi head first; headlong.
hachowanʋshichi sing., to throw another heels over head.
hachowani pl., to fall heels over head.
hachowani a somerset performed by a number of persons, or a number of times by the same man; somersets.
hachowanichi to throw others heels over head.
hachukbihlepa sing., to kneel; to fall on the knees; to bend the knee, Matt. 17:14.
hachukbihlepa a kneeler; hachukbilhka , pl.
hachukbilhka pl., to kneel; to couch.
hachukbilhkʋchi pl., to kneel; to make them kneel.
hachukhlampulechi a spinner; a spider which spins.
hachukhlampuli a cobweb; a spider’s web; an air thread. also chukhlampulli
hachukkashaha sorrel; name of a weed; see pichi or pihchi .