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abandon, toyɔlav.I.trIhkyɔl'iki!Leave me alone! (to a man)Tahihkut'ɛsinima taheri 'ak'uraku yɔlasiti. The rats abandoned the sinking ship.
abandonedyɔlaadjYishisinima tariku yɔla kichu masahki lakasiti.Six raccoons live in the abandoned house.
abhor, tosariv.I.trThis is a very strong word, the equivalent to cursing. It is never used when speaking to a child.
abovehayishiposthayuhuniadv
accompany, totamav.I.trPeterku yoyani yawan, shihpiku. Hishkan Ashut'ɛ histahahki ritasarashi ɔnchayihchi tamaku.Peter travels for his work. But on Sunday he always accompanies his wife to church. Imatahki sahku ihksh'ɛp'aha. Tokuhch ritasakushi ihktam'itan.I don't like to eat alone. Please accompany me to the restaurant.This verb can also be Class II, but Class I is preferred.
accordinglyhinahkuhchconn
accustomed (to something), to beeluv.T.tr
accustomed to, to be*eluv.st
ache, toyiv.T.trƆnahkari uhkwihti. Uni uhkyi.His jaw was swollen. His tooth ached.
acnelihputohkunAshutɛpan tishtapu huwakatipan, lihputohku tihk'ara.Even though she scrubbed her face everyday, she still had acne.
acornchuhki'elunTachuhkisinima chuhki'elu yuwasiti.Oaks give acorns.Chuhki'elusinima hentoku chuhkit'ɛsinima rihku pirasiti.Little acorns become great, strong oaks.white oak acornushpa'elun
acquire, tochuv.I.trIhkpirashush, eruhtamihipuku chuni.I got a dance shawl for my birthday.
acrepolunquantamarin
acridadjriyuhtaadjTosuriyuhtasinima wanawintahch, uhkmuhkiniku riyuhta.When you burn black pepper, its smoke is acrid. Shikiku riyuhta shiriti. Skunks have a pungent odor.
acrossmayisahkuUchina mayisahku uhkrahpuntira rawuwi. He put his coat across his knees.
actuallykashiyaadvYanishi mili powishtuk'ɔhɔ kashiyaBulls can't really see red.
Adam's apple*eruhchohun
adhere, tonahchuv.T.trTarku kichu pitanihch, ɛnshkarahpunikochushi tosusinima nachuti. After I walked in the woods, seeds adhered to my socks.
adjectivetaka halanin"Lapu", "tashle", "nisa" takasinima halani."Good", "pretty", and "new" are adjectives.Takasinima halani taka halakati.Adjectives modify nouns. abbreviated tkh
adorn oneself, topahchuv.I.intrShihputa'ira pahchuti.She adorned herself with an ornamental pin.
adverbtaya halanin"Histahahki" taya halani."Always" is an adverb.Taya halani taya halaku. Taya pahchuku.An adverb modifies a verb. It adorns a verb.abbreviated tyh
afraidshrukav.st
afternoontɔh'atanTɔh'atashi Ingras'onisɛma wishiyimohku kɔrakata.In the afternoon, the English drink tea. Tɔh'atashi rahpawan, sehi yuru Percyku yoyani yawi rasht'ɛ, In order to play ball in the afternoon, Percy worked hard all morning. tɔhan'akinWohku 'atashi. Sehihch, taninisinima yapana'ara. Hishkan tɔhan'aki, taninisinima yapasit'ɛhɛ. Hinahkuhch sihkrishi tawohkusɛma 'atashi.They went fishing. In the morning the fish were biting. But in the afternoon the fish didn't bite. So the fishermen went home. to get to be afternoontɔhav.TR.f.II
afterwardsadvnot long afterwardsay'ɛhɛp'ahaadva long time afterwardsay'ɛhɛadvshortly afterwardsay'ɛhɛshtohkuadvay'ɛhɛshiadva little while afterwardsay'ɛhɛshtohkuadv
againhat'ɛnaadvhatikaadv