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sapers. pron.1st per. sing., I, before neuter verbs, as sanusi, I sleep; salaksha, I sweat; sʋlli, I die.
sapers. pron.obj. case, 1st per. sing., me, before active transitive verbs; sapesa, he sees me; sachumpa, he buys me.
sapers. pron.1st per. sing., I, before passive verbs; sanʋhla, I am wounded.
sapos. pron., 1st per. sing., my, prefixed to the names of the body and its members, and a few other words, as sanushkobo, my head; sabaiyi, my nephew; sachu̱kʋsh, my heart; sa is sometimes written s, , sai, si; saiyimmi; siachukma; sʋtekchi, my wife, Luke 1:18; chiksaiyimmo, Luke 1:20; saiyukpa Matt. 17:5.
sa̱pre. per. pron., before verbs in the neg. form, as iksa̱hollo; see san, sam, sʋm; a, am, an, ʋm, are found in the positive forms (q. v.); issa̱kashofi, Matt. 8:2.
sachaklan.inside ridge of the back bone near the shoulders.
sahnoyechia.old, protracted form of asanochi.
sakn.the noise when striking a solid substance.
sakachin.sing., a thump.
sakahav. t.pl., to strike, as with an ax; to thump; to rap or tap anything hard or solid; to fillip.
sakahan.a thumping; a striking; the noise made by the blows of an ax or maul.
sakahanliv. t.to hack.
sakakachipl., noise made with an ax or maul; sakakahanchi, freq. form.
sakalichiv. t.sing., to thump; to rap; to strike; to make a noise by striking with a hammer, an ax, or the fist, etc.; sakalihinchi, freq.
sakalichin.a blow; one who strikes; a striker.
sakkiv. t.to overtake, Josh. 2:5; to come up with; to overhaul; echisakkikamo, we overtook you.
sakkin.one who overtakes.
sakkichiv. t.to cause to overtake; ʋlla ya̱ i̱ki a̱ sakkichi.
sakkinn.the guinea fowl (Sixtowns dialect). — H. S. H.HSH
saklin.a trout; the name of a fish; name of a serpent; Ch. Sp. Book, p. 91.
saktin.the bank of a stream; a bluff; a cliff, Josh. 4:18.
sakti chahan.a steep place, Matt. 8:32; a high bank; a steep bluff or bank; a precipice.
sakti fokaa.cliffy; clifty.
sakti hla̱fan.a furrowed bank; a bluff marked with ridges or furrows made by water running down the sides; the name of the Chickasaw bluff on the Mississippi at Memphis.
sakti humman.red banks; a red bank.