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-kvsfxfuture subjunctive postfix
-kav.ISubjectClassIsfxYou (f.) are <verb>ing2FS.habitual
ka'ash1advanytimeIndefinite timeIndefinite pronouns2advsome dayIndefinite time3intrgwhenQuestion words
ka'ashtohkuka'ash-tohkuadva little bit (referring to time)Period of time
kachunresin, rosin, gum (of a tree)(documented by Haas in words ekshakachu 'pine gum' and wɛrakachu 'gum of the sweet gum tree' ; replaces lihcharahta created by TLP 2017-11-01)PlantPlant productParts of a plant
kafifromcafé1ncoffeeStimulantTreeGrowing coffeeBeverage2adjbrown-coloredA creation of Donna's to distinguish between kayi - yellow/brownColors of the spectrum
kafikirikafikirincoffee grounds(Yoroni Nisa group 2023)StimulantBeverageground coffee
kafikohinakafikohinancoffee cupEating utensil
kafitakirikafita-kirincoffee millCooking utensil
kafitakirinikafita-kirincoffee millFood preparationBeverageMachineCooking utensilcoffee grinder
kafitamashukafita-mashun1coffeepotCooking utensil2coffee-makercoffee-maker
kafitashukafincoffeepotCooking utensil
kahav.I.tr1to come uponFindMeet together2to meetMeet together
kahav.II.tr1to paypossibly an attempt to translate the English idiom, 'to meet payments', Haas Dictionary CardsPay2to pay backRepay debt
-k'ahavsfxnegative future tense marker
kahanindebtpma creation, inspired by Haas NB #12, pp 80Owe
-k'ahchavsfxfuture tense marker
kahchu1v.T.intrto break, snap2v.I.intrto break, snapBreak3v.I.trto break, snap (it)Break
kahi1adjflooredFloor2nfloorFloor
kahiv.I.intrto floorFloor
kahikalikahikalinwall(Yoroni Nisa group 2022)WallFence, wallstanding floor
kahpuv.II.trto grip (from both sides)This verb can also be Class I, but Class II is the preferred form.Hold
kahpupohtukahpupohtuv.I.trto cut with scissorsCut
kahtiv.I.tr1to buttonParts of clothingFastening tool2to lockFastening toolDoorShut, close3to fastenJoin, attachFastening tool
kakupronoun1anyoneIndefinite pronouns2someoneIndefinite pronouns3whoQuestion words4whoeverIndefinite pronouns