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babyn'ɔkatohkuntostohkunPahita patawihch, tonisɛma hayi sihkshruka, hishkan tostoku eruwitahki.When lightning struck, the adults were scared, but the baby just laughed. Tostohkuhchi yana wor'ᴐra.The baby girl was learning to talk.
back (body part)*shiranupper back*ehp'ir'ahkihtan
back, onto one'shayishkɛraadv
back, tokahchuv.I.intr
backwardshayishkɛraadvahkishtihkiadv
badadjlap'ɔhɔadjTishuma lap'ɔhɔ sakuwihchikashi, lawu yuru leh'una.Because he ate bad meat, he was vomiting all night long.
bake, tosamav.II.tr
ballpunanPuna ihkwiy'iki!Throw me the ball!Tostohukushi Garlandku puna nɛlawi. Garland rolled the ball to the baby.
banananelukayurun
band (musical)kuhpanin
bandanato take off a bandanakimuv.I.intr
bang, totɔhkav.T.intrHuriwa kichu tishuhki tɔhk'una.The door was banging in the wind.Nisarahchi puhti shur'ɔchi. Tirishi hayihta puhti sahku tɔhkawi.The young girl was blowing bubbles. One bubble popped on her nose.
bank (for money)laspirinLaspiri michu sahtɛya sinkushi Bonniehchi Clydek'ɔma nir'una. Bonnie and Clyde stole from fifteen banks. Brabinku laspiri uhk'el'ɔhɔ. Uhkmohtoli kichu uhklaspi hushuku. Brabin doesn't like banks. He puts his money in his mattress.
bank (shore)nnahtalinTihtit'ɛ uhknahtali hayihta 'uk'ɛraman herisinima panuhkna'arasinima pona'ara. They were sitting on the riverbank and watching the boats that were going by. tuhuranTuhura hayihta Jolene 'achi, heri panuna'arasinima potiman. Jolene sat on the bank and watched the boats go by. Titihti kichu tuhura tikumasinima luhisasiti. The otters slid down the bank into the bayou.
bank (shore)nahtanTetihti uhknahta hayihta Delmarku 'ukihk'unaman wohkuhk'una. Delmar was sitting on the bank of the bayou, fishing.
barnwish'ɛyishinTahal'ukinishi wish'ɛyi 'ura. Híhchi ehniyuwistaku kashilehe 'ukiku. There is a tavern in the town. There my true love sits him down.Huraka Katrinahchi panutihch, wish'ɛyishi sahku lehpiw'ɛhɛ. Johnny White'sku otisa. After Hurricane Katrina passed, one bar didn't close. Johnny White's was its name.
bar, tokɔhpav.I.tr
barbecue, torɔhpav.II.trTahch'aruwina Tehukuma histahahki yanamiku 'ili rᴐhpahk'ᴐnta.In September they always roast two goats.This verb can also be Class I, but Class II is preferred.
bareadjirap'ahaadj
bark (of a tree)tahkishinChuhkiku uhktahkishi hayihta onhniyuwistunima onhniyunima kɔwawɛl'una.The sweethearts carved their hearts in the oak's bark. Nisarasɛma tahkishiku chuta. Heriku mashuta.The young men got bark. They made a canoe.
bark, towohuv.I.intrLatihch...sa'an wohusitɛni tawishi hayihta.At night, dogs would bark, they say, on the water.Lawu yuru Shelbyku uhksa wohuhk'ura.Shelby's dog was barking all night long. Sa'an wohuku latihch wiwintan?Have you heard the dogs barking at night?
barrelrihkumɛranTihika michu hɛwishiruwinaku uhkrihkumɛra kichu 'ura.This whiskey has been in the barrel for ten years.
barter, tolapuv.I.trKelvinku rikɔratalapush uhkkɔra hayi chuyakawi. Hinyatihch kɔrayuru nisa uhklapuwi. Kelvin took his old car to the dealer, and then traded it for a new truck.Gordonku kapashnuhchi sinku chuwi. Hinyatihch, tirakɔta sahku sinklapuwi.Gordon took five hens and then traded them for a blanket. Yasinima sinktahkishi uhklaputa. They bartered for the hides.
base of, at thehaluhunipost