ois a longer vowel than u, and when the sound is contracted u is heard; as haklo, haklot, haklut; haponaklo, haponaklot, haponaklut.
othis is used as the verb “to be” in the 3d person, or as an impersonal verb; oh is a stronger form of expression, as iksho hohmʋhli; katima ishia hoh cho?; this word has puzzled many interpreters; o, to be; oh, it is; o̱, being; o is often added to some of the particles to make them more distinctive, as hokʋt, hokʋto. The forms of particles beginning with o are here inserted so that the law of euphony may be learned: ocha — oka — okaka — okakano — okakant — okakanto — okakʋt — okakʋto — okakhe — okakheno — okakhet — okakheto — okakkia — okako, Matt. 8:27; hatak katiohmi hatuk okako, what manner of man? — okakocha — okakona — okakosh — okakot — okano, okʋno — okʋt — okʋto — oke — okia — okomo, a particle used at the end of a sentence, meaning it was so; remote past tense — okono, same as; it is so; it was, but recently — ona — osh — ot.alsoo̱oh
ochiv. t.to draw water; to dip up water with a bucket at a well, spring, stream, or pond; to draw, Josh. 9:21; ushtia, to go after water; usht ʋlla, to bring water; pola̱ka oyochi, she has gone after water at length; ohunchi, freq.; oyochi, pro.alsoohchih
offov. a. i., v. t.to spring up, Matt. 13:26; to grow; to sprout; to chick; to grow, in the early stages of growing; to come up; to germinate; to rise; to shoot; to spire; to sprout; to vegetate; to spring; also in later stages, thus, tanchi ʋt chahat taha, iti ʋt chitot isht ia.
offon.a growth; the growing; a chit; a scion; a shoot; a springing; a sprout.
offochiv. t.to cause to grow; umba kʋt tanchi a̱ offochi; ʋba pi̱ki ʋt nana putaka offochi chatok; offohonchi, freq.