Tunica- English


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ya11v.T.intrto become (of a certain quality)2v.T.trto happen to3v.I.intrto do4v.I.intrto commit5v.I.intrto try - ONLY if preceded by "-wan" (idomatic)6v.I.trto make
ya2ndeer
ya ihksh'ɛpaya1ihk-2sh'ɛpainterjyou're welcomeI'm happy to do it
yachekiya2npearly everlasting; rabbit tobacco
yahav.I.intr1to yawn2to gape3to open the mouth
yahkeniya1*hkeniadjhandmade
yahkiquantmultiplied by, times
yahku11v.I.trto poison2v.T.trto get poisoned
yahku2adjsalt-cured
yahkuhtayahku1-hta2adjpoisonous
yahpav.I.trto follow
*yahpa1v.stto be hungry
*yahpa2G-S var. of*yahpa1
yahpuv.I.trto poison
yakav.I.intr1to come2to arrive coming3to come back4to come up
yaka'ɔshtaɔshta 1nlittle blue heronblue egret
yakachuyakachu1v.I.intrto bring2v.I.trto bring to
yakamelimelinblack heronEgretta ardesiaca if black heron, or see below if tricolor
yakarɔwarɔwa 1negretNote: 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 egretwhite egret
yakatiya1-katiadja linguistic term for habitual verbsabbreviated kati
yalu1v.TR.m.IIto hail
yalu2nfungus
yama1v.I.intrto dress up2v.I.intrto dress in ornamented fashion in preparation for dancing3v.T.trto plume oneself4v.T.trto preen oneself5adjfashionable6adjwell-dressed
yamohtiniya2mohtini 1nreindeerRangifer tarandussnow deer