Otoe-Missouria - English


yahⁿsleepverbunspec. comp. formnyihą yąsleepsverbasleepverblayverblay downverblie downverblieverbliesverbBa thąntą yą ke.The snow lies white in the distance.Archaic Variantiyą2ee-YAHⁿlie on one's facebedlie onmade sleepy, as when in a hot room, or out of doors on a calm, warm daymake one sleepy from blowing - said of the windevery dayday after daylie awakelie on one's facelyinglying downlie on one's backlie on the backevery two daysmake one sleepy by talkingtalk one to sleepput to sleep by holding, feeling with the hands, by passes or mesmerismlie on one's sidesleep inlie inbedcoucha bed or couchlie on something that is on another objectrock a child to sleep by pushing the cradle or boardsleepylyingsleepyfeel a desire for sleepfeel sleepy or a desire to sleepthose lying downsleeping
-yąyahⁿonenounsfxanounsfxannounsfxunspec. comp. form ofiyą1
yą gųnrayahⁿ GOOⁿ-nahsleep - wantsleepyverbunspec. comp. form ofgųnra
yą hiweYAHⁿ hee-WAYlyingverbunspec. comp. form ofhiwe2
yą jinathgeYAHⁿ jee-NAH-thgaysleepyintransitive verbfeel a desire for sleepintransitive verbfeel sleepy or a desire to sleepintransitive verbunspec. comp. form ofjinathgefree variant ofjirathge
yą riha'eYAHⁿ ree-HAH'-ehthose lying downunspec. comp. form ofriha'e
*yageYAH-gayrefers to branches, leaves, blades, etc., being broken and as a result, hanging or drooping downverbmade larger, as a holeverbforked leaves, stems, branches, etc.verbCompareyajecut off, as a limb, and let hang by a small pieceblow on and partly break off, causing to hang down from the stalk or trunkcause a branch, blade, or ear of corn to break and hang down, instead of remaining as at first - said of a cow, etc., biting at an ear or blade on a cornstalksplitcorn leavespull, as a branch of a tree, or a blade on a cornstalk, breaking it partly off and making it bend downcock a gunpush in a piece of wood between the edges of a split end of a wagon tongue, making them forkedmake a small hole or split larger by pushing or punching at itenlarge a small hole or split by pushing or punchingmake forked by bearing down on firmly with a knife
yajeYAH-jayforkedadjective-verbclovenadjective-verbCompare*yageLeaves Forking
yąndaYAHⁿN-dasleepingverbunspec. comp. form of-da1contracted variant ofidaThe "n" sound appears when the nasal ą is followed quickly by the d.
yaweYAH-waystabtransitive verbspeartransitive verbpiercetransitive verbgoretransitive verbthrust at, as with a knife, lance, etc.transitive verbsticktransitive verbsticknounstab one's own horse, etc., accidentallycactuspierce withstab oneselfrun a sharp point into oneself, as by accidentlancesword-lancespearprickstingforkspearfork
yąweYAHⁿ-waysingintransitive verbcomplex form:uyąweunspec. comp. formiyąwesongnounpipe dance anyonedance the pipe dance for any particular personpipe-dance anyonedance the calumet dance in honor of anyonefiddlesinging woodmusiccelebrate the calumet dancecelebrate the pipe danceperform all the ceremonies connected with the calumet or pipe dancesing all day until night
yąwe gasų ahąheYAHⁿ-way gah-SOOⁿ ah-HAHⁿ-haysing all day until nightverbunspec. comp. form ofyąwegasųahąhe2Compareich'e gasų ahąheunspec. comp. form ofich'e1gasųahąhe2rahdą gasų ahąheunspec. comp. form ofrahdągasųahąhe2waruje gasų ahąheunspec. comp. form ofwaruje1gasųahąhe2xage gasų ahąheunspec. comp. form ofxage1gasųahąhe2
yąyąYAHⁿ-yahⁿlie stretched outintransitive verb
yeyaydefecateverbshitverbdungverbThis sense refers to the verb "to dung".go to stool, have an actionverbpurge the bowels, as medicinebathroomfeel a desire to stoolfeel an inclination to go to stool
ye jinathgeYAY jee-NAH-thgayfeel a desire to stoolintransitive verbfeel an inclination to go to stoolintransitive verbunspec. comp. form ofyejinathgefree variant ofjirathge
ye mąnkącatharticnoun
yiyaweYEE-yah-wayforknounsynwiyawe 1composed ofwa-1i-1yaweunspec. comp. form ofyawe
yiyich'eYEE-yeech'-ehwhisperverbunspec. comp. form ofich'e1
yochingeunspec. comp. form ofiyojeingefree variant ofshingeFree VariantyochinyeAugustbellowing of the elkelk whistlefree variant ofiyoje
yojeYOH-jaywhistleverbunspec. comp. formwiyoyojeCompareðoje1
yuche gibrubruunspec. comp. form ofyuchecontracted variant offree variant ofiyuchegi-1brubrufree variant ofiyujį gibrubruunspec. comp. form ofiyujįgi-1brubrucontracted variant ofiyujį gibrubruunspec. comp. form ofiyujįgi-1brubru
yuje kujeunspec. comp. form ofyujecontracted variant offree variant ofiyujįkujefree variant ofiyujį kujeunspec. comp. form ofiyujįkujecontracted variant ofiyujį kujeunspec. comp. form ofiyujįkuje
yukiwąYOO-kee-wahⁿkissverbunspec. comp. form ofiWith this term, the initial "i" (mouth) combines with "u-" to form "yu-".kiss one's relations
yuweYOO-waywadeverbunspec. comp. form ofuwe2Free VariantyoweYOH-waywadeford a stream