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*anan
*anahkarinjawBone, jointHead
ananiv.chameleon1I sit, satSitLive, stay2I live, dwell, stay3I am __ing, have been __ing1S.durative.una
*anchayi*htonayinwifeHusband, wifeWomanMarriage
aniv.chameleon1I go, went1S.uwaGo2I go/went __ing1S.uwa
-anivused in stories to mean "it is said" In traditional storytelling, -ani may be used at the end of every line.
an'iv.chameleon1if I go, went1S.conditional.uwa2if I go/went __ing1S.conditional.uwa
-antav.IISubjectsfxthey all (masc.)3MP.completive.uta
-ant'av.IIsfxif they all (masc.) __3MP.conditional.uta
*ant'ɛnparentsFather, mother
anupalia-nupaliadjjoined; close togetherJoin, attach
apahkalia-palkaliadj1piled upGather2doubledMultiplesIncreasevar. ofapalkalia-palkali
apalkaliapahkalia-palkaliadj1doubledMultiplesIncrease2piled upGather
apanharaname of an old danceDance
apar'ayikosuaparuayikosunfireworks, firework2017 Summer Camp TLP creationFire
aparu1nskySky2ncloudCloudWeather3adjcloudyCloudSkyWeather
aparu muchuaparumuchuv.I.intrto skydive2017 Summer Camp TLP creationJumpFall
Apo'inan!interjsee you! (to one other person)(Tunica Textbook 2022)Say farewellwe two see each other!
Apo'itin!interjsee you! (to more than one other person)(Tunica Textbook 2022)we all see each other!
apowitikiinterjsee you all later!Say farewellInterjections
arav.chameleon1she lays, lies, is lyingLie down2she/it is, there is/was a __3she is __ing, she has been __ing
*ara1v.stto haveHave, be with2to possessOwn, possess
ar'av.chameleon1if she is/was __ing3FS.conditional.ura2if she lies down3FS.conditional.ura
araniv.chameleon1I lay, lie, am lying1S.durative.uraLie down2I am __ing, have been __ing1S.durative.ura
arhilav.II.intrto tell a storyStory