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

Vina Smith: Sentences about feeling cold, playing, and getting old (2011)

Primary participants: Vina Smith (speaker), Andrew Garrett (researcher), Line Mikkelsen (researcher)
Date: June 2, 2011
Location: Yreka, CA
Project identifier: VS-35b


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[1] tá numah.
I see you.
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[2] nipítaptih.
I know her.
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[3] vaa páykuuk nipítap.
I know that person over there.
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[4] tá nimah.
I see her.
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[5] tá ni'ay.
I am afraid.
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[6] naa tá áthiik.
I am cold.
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[7] iim káru áthiik
You are cold too.
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[8] tá nayíkiha
I am sick.
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[9] imáan nimáheeshi.
I will see her tomorrow.
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[10] imáan ik nimáheeshi.
I am going to see her tomorrow.
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[11] imáan áthiik nipmahóonkooneesh.
Tomorrow I will be cold.
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[12] imáan iim áthiik ipmahóonkooneesh.
You're going to feel cold tomorrow.
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[13] ipít ip vírusur nimáhat kúnish, tá ni'ay.
Yesterday I saw a bear, I was sort of afraid.
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[14] ipít ip pavírusur nimáhat, vúra púxich tá ni'ay.
Yesterday I saw the bear, I was really afraid.
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[15] ipít vúra uum púxich áthiik.
Yesterday I was really cold.
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[16] vúra uum púxich tá nayíkiha.
I got really sick.
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[17] naa nikvíit-hitih.
I'm sleeping
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[18] iim húm ikvíit-hitih
Are you sleeping?
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[19] pûuhara náa puneekvíi-hitihara.
No I'm not sleeping
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[20] paxíichas tá kunikyámiichvunaa
The children are playing.
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[21] naa káru nikyámiichvutih.
I am playing too.
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[22] imáan nikyámiichveesh
Tomorrow I am going to play.
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[23] naa imáan nikyámiichveesh.
Tomorrow I am going to play.
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[24] ipít ip nikyámiichva.
Yesterday I was playing.
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[25] ipít nikyámiichva.
Yesterday I was playing.
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[26] ipít vúra uum nikyámiichvutih.
Yesterday I was playing.
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[27] ipít húm ikyámiichvaheen
Did you play yesterday?
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[28] naa payêem ni'úufithvutih.
I'm swimming.
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[29] iim i'uufíthva hum?
Are you swimming?
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[30] imáan ni'uufíthveesh.
Tomorrow I am going to swim.
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[31] náa vúra púxich tá napihnîichha.
I am a very old man.
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[32] tá napihnîichha.
I am an old man.
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[33] naa tá napihnîichha.
I am an old man.
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[34] xára tá níkrii
I have lived for a long time.
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[35] tukéevniikichha.
She is an old woman.
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[36] nikvíit-hitiheesh.
I will be sleeping.
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[37] panipihnîichhaak, vúra itíhaan nikvíit-hitiheesh.
When I get to be an old man, I'll be sleeping all the time.
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[38] panipihnîichhaak vúra vaa ni'uufíthveesh
When I am an old man, I will be swimming.
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[39] akâay tóo knáknak?
Who is knocking?
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[40] naa niknaknákeesh.
I'm going to knock.
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[41] xáyfaat iknáknak!
Don't knock!
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[42] ipít ip niknáknak.
Yesterday I knocked.
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[43] pachishíi uhyíivtih.
The dog is barking.
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[44] pachishii tá nixáapka.
I kicked the dog.
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[45] pachishíi nixáapka.
I kicked the dog.
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[46] pachishíi nixáapkeesh.
I'm going to kick the dog.
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[47] xáyfaat naxáapka!
Don't kick me!
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[48] ni'íikat
I hit him.
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[49] ni'íikeesh.
I'm going to hit him.
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[50] xáyfaat ná'iik!
Don't hit me.
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[51] pachishíi ip nixáapka.
I kicked the dog.
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