Ararahih'urípih
A Dictionary and Text Corpus of the Karuk Language

Phoebe Maddux: The Name of Tobacco (1932)

Primary participants: Phoebe Maddux (speaker), John P. Harrington (researcher)
Date: 1932
Project identifier: JPH_TKIC-III.2
Publication details: John Peabody Harrington, Tobacco Among the Karuk Indians of California (1932), pp. 44-45


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The Name of Tobacco

pahûut uthvúytiihva peehêeraha

The Name of Tobacco

[2]

ihêeraha

tobacco, tobacco plant; literally means "that which is smoked"

[3]

uuh úhaf síshaf víthaf aaf

old name for tobacco nicotine; the pithy substance that accumulates in a Karuk smoking pipe semen mucus secretion of the vagina excrement

[4]

uh'áhakuv

name of one of the days of the new-year ceremony

[5]

uh'ípih ípih 'ípa

tobacco stem, tobacco stalk bone tree, plant

[6]

uhraam

tobacco pipe of any kind

[7]

uhsípnuuk

tobacco basket

[8]

iheerahasípnuuk

tobacco basket

[9]

sípnuuk

storage basket

[10]

uhtatváraar

sweathouse tobacco lighting stick

[11]

uhthiishríhraam

placename, where they put tobacco

[12]

uhtayvaráraam

placename, where they spoil tobacco