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yalu̱sn.a leech; a blood sucker; see yasunla.alsohalu̱s
yalu̱s chiton.the horse-leech.
yamʋskav. t.to knead; to work over mortar, clay, etc.
yamʋsliv. t.to knead; to work over mortar, clay, etc.
yanantav. n.to run along, as clouds or water.
yanantan.a running; a flying.
yanʋllia.running; flowing; oka yanʋlli, running water; ikyanʋllo, a., stagnant.
yanʋlliv. a. i.to run, as water; to flow; to glide; to pour; to go; to rill; to stream; to trickle; to trill; oka yʋt yanʋlli; yʋnahanli, freq. form.
yanʋllin.a current of water; a flux; a run; a stream; a tide.
yanʋllichiv. t.to cause to run.
yanʋllit issav. a. i.to stagnate; to stop running.
yanhav. a. i.to have a fever.alsoyʋnha
yanhan.a fever.
yano(see ano, hano), the, Matt. 13:48.alsoyʋno
yanushkichiCh. Sp. Book, p. 60.
yanusia cry for the dead; obsequies.alsonan anusi
yash(see ash and hash); ohoyo himita yash, the damsel; Matt. 14:11; yasho; yashosh, Matt. 5:25; leplosi yashosh, his said leprosy, Matt. 8:3.alsoyashke
Yashun.name of a creek; perhaps from iahasho̱.
yasintin.an eel.alsoiasinti
yasunlan.a leech (Sixtowns dialect). [The best informed Sixtowns Indians have informed me that Hasunlawi, the Choctaw original from which the name of Sooenlovie creek has been corrupted, is itself a corruption of yasunlabi, meaning leech-killer. On d’Anville’s map of 1732 the name Sonlahoue is applied to the Chickasahay river; later it was transferred or restricted to the present stream so called. — H. S. H.] See yalu̱s.
yatapav. a. i.to open wider, like a hole in the flesh; used by butchers in stretching up a carcass by the hamstrings, which open, etc.