Kashaya - English



1Free Variant of2I don’t wanna hear that
2mim-animwhat crabs sayhikʼi· cáhnodoubting someoneFree Variant1
kʼabaʔ mal likʼabáʔ mal liplaceMadrone Beach: a beach slightly south of Stewarts Pt.1.3.1.5Island, shoreLocative ofkʼaba·ṭ=li
kʼabaʔ nopʰotʰqawkʼabaʔ nopʰótʰqawna child's game in which madrone leaves are used as dollsThe bigger the leaf, the older the family member it represented. Those with pointed tips were the males; with rounded tips, the females.Compound:kʼaba·ṭ*nopʰotʰqa
kʼabaʔ qaʔṭʼeʔṭʼewkʼabaʔ qaʔṭʼéʔṭʼewna child’s game in which madrone leaves are folded and bitten to create symmetric designs when unfolded. The prettiest is chosen and others try to guess how it was madeNominal Phrase:kʼaba·ṭ*qaʔṭʼeʔṭʼe
kʼaba·ṭkʼabaʔ´nmadroneArbutus Menziesii (Heath Family)An infusion of the bark was used to treat bleeding, ulcers, tonsillitis, syphilis and bladder trouble.kʼabaʔ nopʰotʰqawcomp.na child's game in which madrone leaves are used as dollskʼabaʔ qaʔṭʼeʔṭʼewn.p.na child’s game in which madrone leaves are folded and bitten to create symmetric designs when unfolded. The prettiest is chosen and others try to guess how it was madekʼabaʔ mal liloc.placeMadrone Beach: a beach slightly south of Stewarts Pt.
*kʼad-n-kinfriend4.1.1Friendrequires possessive and casekʼaṭʰinʔ1stn-kinmy, our friendmikʼanʔ2ndn-kinyour friendmiya·kʼanʔ3rdn-kinhis, her, their friendmakʼanʔ3rd refl.n-kinhis, her, their own friend*makʼadaqverb.1v-kincall someone a friend or partner2na mate or partner of an object, such as a saucer to a cup or one glove to another
*kʼadaṭkʼadáʔv(snow) fall softly
kʼahcikʼahci´
*kʼahli-Plural of*kʼal1open slightly
*kʼahni1-Plural of*kʼa·ntiltFree Variantkʼana·tad
*kʼahni2-Plural of*ʔkʼanhlean long against
kʼahšakʼahša´adjagile, nimble, athletickʼahša·yader.nKashaya people; Southwestern Pomo (older term)
*kʼahša-v-redmake sound of dry leaves; sneak aroundonly with R*kʼahšakʼahšafreq.v-redmake sound of dry leaves; be emitting repeated or continuing rustling sounds; sneak
*kʼahšakʼahšakʼahšakʼáhšawv-redmake sound of dry leaves; be emitting repeated or continuing rustling sounds; sneakFrequentative of*kʼahša
*kʼahšamvsneak, spook
kʼahša·yakʼahšá·yanKashaya people; Southwestern Pomo (older term)Derivative:kʼahša
kʼahto·nankʼahtó·nanplaceKahtónan: a place north and west of Hiwálmu, across the Wheatfield fork fo the Gualala river
*kʼahyi-Plural of*ʔkʼayʔcatch between objects
kʼakʼa·ṭʰakkʼakʼá·ṭʰaʔncrevice, long crack
*kʼal1-v-instropen slightlyPlural*kʼahli*kʼaltaFree Variant*kʼalta*bakʼalpref.vopen slightly with the mouth*bikʼalpref.vopen slightly by squeezing*cakʼalpref.vpush with the rear end to open slightly*cukʼalpref.vbump open slightly*cʰikʼalpref.vopen slightly with instrument*dakʼalpref.vopen slightly with the hands*dikʼalpref.v(door, book) fall slightly open*dukʼalpref.vopen (a book) slightly with the fingers*hakʼalpref.vkick open slightly*hikʼalpref.vopen slightly by itself*makʼalpref.vopen slightly with the foot*mikʼalpref.vopen slightly with the toes*pʰakʼalpref.vopen slightly with the end of a long object*pʰikʼalpref.vbarely open eyes*pʰukʼalpref.vblow open slightly*qakʼalpref.vopen slightly between forces: with the teeth, by chewing, eating*qakʼalqacaus.vpry open a little*šukʼalpref.vpull open slightly (book, door)
*kʼal2-v-instrlight go off, become dim, extinguish, die downrefl.*sikʼalicʼ(light) go out, (fire) die down*sikʼalpref.vlight go off, become dim, extinguish, die down*sikʼalʔhayder.nfirewood that does not burn well, that lets a fire go out*sikʼalcismlf.vfire to die down, light to go out*sikʼalcihqacaus.vlet a fire die down, turn a light off*sikʼalsikʼahlaqacfreq.dir.v-redlights repeatedly fading moving upward*sikʼalicʼrefl.v(light) go out, (fire) die down*sikʼalsikʼalicʼfreq.refl.v-redflicker or repeatedly fade away, many scattered fires die down or lights go off; (car lights) burning here and there, barely seen
*kʼala-v-instrbe of hoarse voice; half-whispering, barely talking, with bad coldoccurs with R*kʼalakʼalafreq.1vsound hoarse (of voice only)2adjhoarse (of voice only)
*kʼalakʼalakʼalakʼálaw1vsound hoarse (of voice only)2adjhoarse (of voice only)Frequentative of*kʼala
*kʼalta-Plural of*kʼal1open slightlyFree Variant of*kʼal1open slightly