miss, toyayiv.II.trTawɛraku ya yay'uta. The hunter missed the deer. 'Ala ya yay'uta. The arrow missed the deer.This verb can also be Class I, but Class II is the preferred form.
Mississippi rivertawishit'ɛnpropTawishit'ɛ yuru. Hishkan "Missouri" Titiht'ɛ waroro polun sahku yuru mishtihki.The Mississippi River is long. But the Missouri River is one hundred miles longer. Tihika 2002 yukatihch Martin Strelku Tawishit'ɛ uhktayuru hotu woyuwi.In 2002 Martin Strel swam the whole length of the Mississippi River.
misttihkuwanJazz Festkushi, ruwinahch, tihkuwa uhkritarani kichu Colinku Jazminehch'ɛma kal'urana unksh'ɛpa.At Jazz Fest, when it is hot, Colin and Jazmine like to stand in the mist tent. Tihkuwa wishipata haluhuniku kichu ɔshkayɔta namu rasiti.Many ɔshkayɔta- ferms grow in the mist at the base of the waterfall. tipusanAshulahoni tipusa Maryhchi tɛlakashi wih'uta.The early morning mist makes Mary's hair curl. wishitipusanSehilahoni wishitipusa hotu wohkuwi.In the early morning a mist covered everything.
mix in a liquid, toluwav.I.trHahkamuchi mashuhk'ara, yanami uhkɔndetishi luwati.When she was making bread, she mixed in goat's milk. Hal'upishi kohina mashuwan sihu rikini. Wishi luw'ahchan.The clay is too dry to make clay vessels. You need to add water.
mix up, toluwav.I.trCasimirku nihkirhipush kɔra luwawi.Casimir mixed drinks at the party. Hirani mashuwan yawihch, 'ariya wishiyimohku luwawi.In order to make medicine, the doctor stirred up the infusions.
moan, touhchiv.I.intrO Mary, wah'ahatan. O Mary, uhch'ɛhɛtan.Oh Mary, don't you weep. Oh Mary, don't you moan. P'eshakatihch, tihknɛhtali kichu nakati, uhchikatiman.When she's sad, she lies in bed and moans. Jacob Marleyku uhknɛra Scroogeku po 'usa. Uhchiwi, uhklaspichiru chas'uta.The ghost of Jacob Marley came to see Scrooges. He moaned and rattle his chains.
moccasin snakenininaranTami hɔwashi nininara Gilbertku tak'uta.The moccasin snake chased Gilbert out of the swamp. Nininara nini hotu miruku. The moccasin snake swallows fish whole. naranarkanNaranarka nin'ɛma uruna sakuku.Moccasin snakes eat fish and frogs.Cassidyku naramarka kɛhchawihch, lupihilawi. When the moccasin snake bit Cassidy, he almost died. Agkistrodon piscivoru
mockingbirdihchilunushuchilunUshuchilushiku ɔnchayi uhk'ahahch, lawu haraku.When a male mockingbird has no mate, he sings at night. Ushuchilusinima hara michu sinku senrusa.Mockingbirds know fifty songs.
moistadjtihkuwaadjMɔch'utahchi, hali tihkuwa.After it drizzled, the ground was moist. Nadinehch tirayɔta tihkuwa chuti, tihklaspitapahchu nurkitiman.Nadine took a moist rag and cleaned her silver ornaments.
MondaynRapusahkunRapusahku shihpari yunka sakuhk'iti.On Mondays we eat string beans.'Ɔkasɛma Rapusahkush pirakatasɛma, sishtahpu tashle. Children who are born on Monday have pretty faces. (cf. Monday's child is fair of face).
monsterntarukaninIhkeht'uta, tarukani.It startled me, the monster.Uhkyashitihch, Bruce Bannerku tarukani pirati.When he gets angry, Bruce Banner turns into a monster.Devlinku osiku tarukanisinima uhknɛhtaliku haluhta na'arasinima mewi mawi.Devlin asked his father to look for monsters under his bed.
monthtahch'anTihika tahch'a michu satɛya ili uhk'ara.There are twelve months in a year.
moontahch'anpropOnishiku sahkuhta tahch'a hayihta Neil Armstrong otisa.Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon. Tahch'a ɔndetishira ɔsht'aha.The moon is not green cheese. Tahch'a inhchahchi.The Moon is our grandmother.
moon, fulltahch'a tolunTahch'ahchi sahku tahch'asinima ili tihk'arahch, tahch'a ᴐshta tetisa.When there are two full moons in one month, it is called a blue moon. Tahch'ahchi tolu likahta.The full moon is bright.
mooseyamuhtit'ɛnBullwinkleku yamuhtit'ɛ. Rockyku, chahki, oti. Bullwinkle was a moose. Rocky, the flying squirrel, was his friend. Yamuhtit'ɛ pirawihch, woyu orusa.When a moose is born, it knows how to swim. Wishi haluhta yamuhtit'ɛ urishi lehpiwishtuku. A moose can shut its nostrils under water. Alces alces
morerikiniadvlapu rikinibettermishtihkiadvOliverku saku mistihki mawi.Oliver asked for more food.Delilahhchi Celiahchi yuru mishtihki.Delilah is taller than Celia. Lɔt'iki tewali mishtihki!Run faster!
mortarhahkatomunhahkatatomunnaruhkinNaruhki kichu Baltasarku yuwishirumili tomuwi. Baltazar pounded the "yuwishirumili" root in the mortar. Naruhki kichu toninuhchisinima hahka tomuhksiti.The women pounded corn in the mortar. older name for mortar, the newer being "hahkatatomu"arch