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lakewishɛnanWishɛna Pontchartrainku mahkin'aha. Lake Pontchartrain is not deep. Wishɛnashi yanɛrashi mistihki Opheliahchi woyu tihksh'ɛpa. Wishi hahchuhta tihk'el'ᴐhᴐ.Ophelia prefers to swim in the lake rather than the ocean. She doesn't like salty water. Wishɛna Calcasieukushi Pattonku wohku uhksh'ɛpa.Patton likes to fish in Lake Calcasieu.
lame, to becomelɔpav.T.trShihkali sat'ɛ ɔshkalapi kichu nahchutihch, sat'ɛ lɔpati.When the rock got stuck in the horse's shoe, the horse became lame.
landhalinon landtahali hayihtaadv
land (a boat)lahpav.I.trTitihti uhknahtalishi uhkheri lahpawi.He landed his boat at the bayou embankment.
land (a plane)lahpav.I.trO'hareshi wiratoni michu sahku lahonitohku lahpawi.He landed at O'hare ten minutes early. Kuwalaspi lahpawihch, tahki ili wɛsawi.When the plane landed, it bounced twice.
land (in a boat), tohanav.II.tr
languageluhchinCarlisleku luhchi manku yanalep'uta: Ingrasaku ulu, Ispaniku ulu, Onirɔwakashiku ulu, Yoroniku ulu. Carlisle speaks three languages: English, Spanish, French, and Tunica.*lunInlu tashle.Our language is beautiful.Tayoroniku ulu silu sahu set'ɛhɛ.The Tunica language is not related to any other language.Ispaniku ulu Onrɔwakashi ulu 'eti.Spanish and French are related languages.
lap at, tosɛpav.I.intr
lardmakaniyut'ɛmakanleaf lard (of the deer)ɔpatɛran
largeadjtikaadjFloridalmahchi tihsat'ɛ tika. Histahahki tesi wichiwan tihkshihk'uta.Floridalma's horse is large. Her father always helps her mount. Selvinku uhkhayina tika uhk'elu. Hishkan uhkeriku rasht'ɛ . Selvin likes his large yard. However, it is hard to mow.
lasertawɛhani yurunTariyaku tawɛhani yuru chuwi. Sebastianku ushtosu lam’uta.The doctor used a laser. He healed Sebastian’s eyes. Uhkhar'antahch, taharasɛma tawɛhani yuru uhkhalanisinima wor' ᴐnta.While they played, the musicians projected laser images.wɛchan
lassoyunkatapalanYunkatapal'ama yanishi tapiwi. He caught the steer with the lasso. Prestonku yunkatapala yow'utashtukuman uhkshihpuwɛsawishtuku.Preston could twirl the lasso and jump through it.
lasso, tokunav.II.tr
laugh, toeruv.I.intr
laurelbay laurellolanPersea borbonia
lawyoluyananYoluyana wachiniman yoluyana ihkper'uta. I fought the law and the law won. Michu sintɛya sinku hɛku yoluyana.55 it's the law.
lawmakeryoluyanatamashunUhkonisɛma shihkawan, Geraldku yoluyanatamashu pira uhkwana.Gerald wants to be a lawmaker to help his people.
lawyertayoluyananTayoluyanaku Claytonku uhkhaluni uhkrowina lapu ya shihk'uta.The lawyer helped Clayton fix the deed to his land. Patriannehchi tihktayoluyanahchi tihayiku uhk tayoluyanaku lapu mistihki. Pikatahch, tariku, tahaluniku, takᴐrak'ᴐma chuti. Uhkrihkᴐyuru chuwi.Patrianne's lawyer was better than her husband's. When they divorced, she got the house, the land, and the car. He got his truck.
lay down, torawuv.I.trKᴐrashi hayihta tihkrowinasinima raw'ᴐshtuku.You can lay your books on the table.Tohkuhch kᴐrashi hayihta kohin'ɛsasinima raw'atan.Please lay the plates on the table.
lay eggs, torahkuInkkapashi hayi lupiwihch, kapashnuhchisinima rahkusiti hapasiti.When our old rooster died, the hens stopped laying eggs.Inkkapashnuhchi inkriku haluhta rahkukati tihksh'ɛpa.Our hen likes to lay her eggs under our house.Kapashnuhchisinima rahkusitihch, harasiti.Hens cackle after they lay eggs.
lazyadjalaadj
lead, tonashiv.I.trTeti erus'aha. Tohkuhch ihknash'itan.I don't know the way. Please lead me.