Browse Choctaw – English


A
Ʋ
B
C
E
F
H
I
K
L
M
N
O
P
S
T
U
W
Y

O


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; , 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: ochaokaokakaokakanookakantokakantookakʋtokakʋtookakheokakhenookakhetokakhetookakkiaokako, Matt. 8:27; hatak katiohmi hatuk okako, what manner of man? — okakochaokakonaokakoshokakotokano, okʋnookʋtokʋtookeokiaokomo, 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 — onaoshot.alsooh
seeo
an auxiliary verb; chukowaheo̱ keyushke, enter shall is not, Matt. 7:21; or it may designate the act chukowa, enter shall that not.
a particle, in the obj. case, cf. osh and ot, whom, which, that.
an art., meaning a or an usually and used indefinitely; peni o̱, a ship, Matt. 9:1; see ho.
on; after; aio̱hikia, to stand on, upon; o̱hikia, Matt. 10:30; o̱hilechi, to set on, Matt. 4:5.
obalan.the breech; the hind legs; the buttock; the fundament.
obalaa.behind.
obala fokan.a pantaloon; pantaloons; breeches; trousers; drawers; overalls; hose.
obala foka isht halʋllin.suspenders; braces.alsoobala foka isht talakchi
obʋchoshulin.the hip joint where the thigh bone enters the socket of the hip bone.
obʋlakaadv.behind; olbʋlaka, Luke 2:43.
obʋlh kanʋliv. a. i.to move backward.
obʋlhpelaadv.backward; behind.
obin.the thigh; a ham.alsoiyubi
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
ochin.a drawer of water.
oeinter.pshaw.
ofanusin.a kennel for dogs.
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.