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ya1v.T.intrto become (of a certain quality)9.1.1.2Become, change state2v.T.trto happen to9.1.2.1Happen3v.I.intrto do9.1.2Do4v.I.intrto commit9.1.2Do5v.I.intrto try - ONLY if preceded by "-wan" (idomatic)6.1.2.1Try, attempt6v.I.trto make9.1.2.5Make
yandeer1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animals
ya ihksh'ɛpayaihk-sh'ɛpainterjyou're welcome3.4.1.2Happy3.3.2.1Agree to do somethingI'm happy to do it
yachekiyanpearly everlasting; rabbit tobacco1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
yahav.I.intr1to yawn2.4.4Tired2.1.1.4Mouth2to gape3.5.6.3Facial expression2.1.1.4Mouth3to open the mouth2.1.1.4Mouth
yahkeniya*hkeniadjhandmade6.1.6Made by hand
yahkiquantmultiplied by, times8.1.2.4Multiply numbers8.1.2.1Mathematics
yahku1v.I.trto poison2.5.3.2Poison2v.T.trto get poisoned2.5.3.2Poison
yahkuadjsalt-cured5.2.1.4Food storage5.2.3.3.2Salt8.3.7.8.4Preserve
yahkuhtayahku-htaadjpoisonous
yahpav.I.trto follow7.2.6Pursue7.2.5.2Follow
*yahpav.stto be hungry5.2.2.5Hungry, thirsty
*yahpaG-S var. of*yahpa
yahpuv.I.trto poison2.5.3.2Poison
yakav.I.intr1to come7.2.3.2.1Come2to arrive coming7.2.3.3.1Arrive3to come back8.4.6.6.1Again7.2.3.2.1Come4to come up8.2.6.2Near7.2.3.2.1Come
yakachuyakachu1v.I.intrto bring7.3.3Take somewhere2v.I.trto bring to7.3.3Take somewhere
yaka'ɔshtaɔshtanlittle blue heron1.6.1.2Birdblue egret
yakamelimelinblack heronEgretta ardesiaca if black heron, or see below if tricolor1.6.1.2Bird
yakarɔwarɔwanegretNote: The Tunica did not kill the American egret. They believed that if one ate this bird, one would be eating one's ancestors.Bubulcus ibis, if cattle egret1.6.1.2Birdwhite egret
yakatiya-katiadja linguistic term for habitual verbsabbreviated kati9Grammar
yaluv.TR.m.IIto hail1.1.3.5Storm1.1.3.4Snow, ice
yalunfungus1.5.4Moss, fungus, algae
yama1v.I.intrto dress up5.3.7Wear clothing2v.I.intrto dress in ornamented fashion in preparation for dancing5.3.7Wear clothing5.3.4Clothes for special occasions3v.T.trto plume oneself1.6.2.1Parts of a bird4v.T.trto preen oneself5.6.1Clean, dirty4.3.6.2Tidy1.6.4Animal actions5adjfashionable3.4.1.1.5Fashionable6adjwell-dressed5.3.4Clothes for special occasions
yamohtiniyamohtininreindeerRangifer tarandus1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animalssnow deer