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Broader semantic domain: nature

Related semantic domain(s): properties and relations, plants and trees, physical world

More specific semantic domains: birds, bugs and insects, fish and sea life, mammals, snakes and slimy animals

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charkoo dried fish head, gills

chechekw fin of fish, bone of fish, small fish bones

chegecheehl red-breasted sapsucker

chegemem hummingbird

chege'l seaweed, edible seaweed, sea lettuce, Porphyra, wide summer seaweed

chegeee nuthatch, sparrow

chegeeekor oriole

chegeekw swamp robin, winter robin

chego'onep' four-point buck

cheguen fallfish, king salmon

chekas donkey

chekwchekw an eagle, a little smaller than a golden eagle, fish hawk

chek'chek' a small brown bird with a sharp nose

chek'or periwinkle

chele'l kingfisher, killdeer

chenoh red cod

chereekue' swamp robin

cheycheyes mosquito

cheeek hegoh money snake

cheeek mehl 'ee'eekew money snake

cheeep nuthatch

cheekee chicken

chkweges hair seal

chkwohl steelhead

chmegok coyote

chmuuek wild cat, bobcat

chohkeeks gnat

chohpos fly (insect)

chorek'week nee merk green heron

chorek'week nee 'werrp moth

choreeme'w "the name of the beaver in a myth"

chpegaa cormorant

chperger' razor clam

chergeekue' swamp robin

chergeesh a small woodpecker

chergercheryerh kingsnake

cherkw jump center (in the brush dance), bird's tail

chuelue nee negeneech jumping mouse

chyer'er'y black bear

ch'ek wren

ch'ek'ch'ek' wren

ch'eeeyo' locust, cricket

ch'eeshah dog

ch'uech'eesh bird, small bird

harpuech ant

hegoyekw pine squirrel, flying squirrel

hehlkuesleg live surf fish, smelt

hekwo'l butter clam

hekwo'l so'n oyster

hekwsa' whale

hekwsa' 'ue-mer'erx baleen

heweeye'm dentalium shell, 2 inch

hewonehl red eagle

hewonohl supernatural bird

hewono' condor

heyomues skunk

he'mee' pigeon

he'woy surf fish

hlkeleekra' shrew, mole

hlke'goop' slug, banana slug

hlkerhlkerpeech spotted fawn

hlkerrwers lizard, salamander, water dog

hlkwerterkws frog

hlmeyep'ee'r rattlesnake

hlmeyeep'a'r rattlesnake

hlpergerp' flounder

hotmon baby rabbit

herk'werh cottontail rabbit, bunny rabbit

herrner' barnacle

huehuehuercheen a type of wren

huepuepos a big black bug, stinkbug, tumblebug

Huep'oo nee herk'werh jackrabbit

kaames evil water creature, shark

kahkah green sturgeon

karkehl ringtail, ring-tailed cat

keges dried surf fish

keget panther, puma, mountain lion

kegor porpoise

kego'sneg seagull

kelok goose

kepcheneesh fawn

keptoh horseneck clam, Washington clam

ke'ween eel

knewolek sea serpent

knuuue hawk, small yellow-brown hawk

kokonew pileated woodpecker, redheaded woodpecker

koyaak'w starfish

ko'ses crab

kergerpeehl dentalium shell, 2 1/2 inch

kerhkerh small turtle

kerhlkerh small turtle, crab

kerhlkerh segon scorpion

kerkernerweech daddy longlegs

kerrneet duck hawk, gerfalcon, chicken-hawk, falcon

kerychergerh braid one's hair, mink

kerycherhl ringtail, ring-tailed cat

kuechkuech angleworm, worms for bait

kuernkuern the inside of a salmon's head, gristle in salmon's head

kwa'ree' a brown bird, darker on breast with black specks, red eyes

kwechoyekw ground squirrel

kwegerue'r pig, hog

kwegey kingsnake

kwegokw raven

kweyuech a bird now extinct

kwo'ro'r candlefish

kwerrmeech black chiton, poor man's abalone, soft-shelled abalone, China slipper

kwerykweryerch screech owl

kwer'er'ee' towhee (bird)

kyeseks gopher

kyosekws gopher

k'erosegon scorpion

k'oo'y jay, bluejay

k'oo'ych'ee jay, bluejay

k'errch' crow, flock of crows

k'err' crow

k'err' segon blackbird

k'yow swan

legech mudhen, coot

legemem ruffed grouse (locally also called pheasant)

lekeeta' backbone (of fish), spine (of fish)

lepchoh fur

leyes snake

leyolekws snake, water-snake

le'go' fisher

lochomuuek tadpole

locho'm toad

lohtuen lingcod, snapper

lo'leephl sting of insect, fang of snake

lerger'l buzzard, vulture

maak'weet'p'ohl camp robber

megah swallow (bird)

megeseek weasel

megey 'o'rowee' mourning dove

megokw dog, barking dog

megerseek weasel

mekwcheg snail

merueh chego'onep' five-point buck

meskwerek the poisonous entrails of an eel

metkoh gumboot chiton, poor man's abalone, soft-shelled abalone, China slipper

meweehl elk

meweehl 'ue-segon canvasback

meweehl 'we-s'ech elk horn

mewom gophersnake, bullsnake

me'woo a fish (sp.)

meeeks raag back string of an eel or sturgeon

mohkoh head louse, head lice

mokwchech nightfish

mo'lekws moth

merkwteeks crane, heron

merner's fish skin

merr a sea bird whose eggs are eaten

merwerseeshleg biting lizard

mer'lues a small bony river fish, sucker fish

mer'erh skin, hide, fur of animal

mer'erx gills

muelah horse

mueerrn river duck

muer'uer'n sawbill

muesmues cow, bull, cattle

negah swallow (bird)

negeneech mouse, bastard child

nego'ep' forked-horn buck, two-point buck

nekwel porcupine

neneepek'w sucker fish

neneepuech' sucker fish

nepe'weesh fish (generic)

nepe'weeshneg otter

nepe'woo the first salmon to run (up the Klamath river), a variety of fish, different kinds of fish

nepuy salmon

neekwech grizzly bear

nohpet'ekws dry-salmon maggot or beetle, black bug, weevil, stranger

nosonos tick (insect)

nospew skate, a mythological character

noykwos shrew

nerrgr barnacles

neryert duck, ducks

paamew octopus

paamoh kelp (seaweed)

paamues octopus

pa'aahl 'werrp' dragonfly

pega'r yellowhammer

pegeehl muesmues bull

pegoy flicker, yellowhammer

pemey grease, cooking fat, oil, blubber, lard, liquid fat

pe'weesh lake porpoise

peeshkaahl nee ha'aag 'ue-mep'o sea moss type

peeshkaahl nee ke'm seafood

peeshkaahl nee regook sea trout

peeshkaahl 'o koh seafood

peeshka'eek nee ke'ween moray eel

peesh'on scale of fish

pee'eeh mussel

pee'eeyers fresh-water clam, razor clam

plege'l great cinereus owl, hoot owl (bird of ill omen)

plee'wes gray squirrel

plee'wores a kind of owl

ponchech gray deer, white deerskin

ponches white deer

pookw screech owl

pregoneesh condor

pregoos condor

preworehl screech owl

pergeesh bald eagle, eagle, golden eagle

perger'm seal

perger'erh sea boots (a sea creature)

perrnekeesh dead eel in water

per'erk dried mussel

puelews daddy longlegs

puesee cat, house cat

puuek deer, deer meat

puuek nego' slender bird, 3 to 4 inches long, lives in the brush

puuektek deer

pue'nos tumble bug

regok trout, "sometimes translated trout and sometimes minnows"

rekoreks seabird nest

res'oges nest

re'noh feather

reekoret sparrow hawk

rohtuen bullhead (fish)

saa'agoch seaweed bug

sa'ahl 'ue-'werrp' miller moth

sa'ro' sea anemone

sech dried strip of salmon, dried salmon fillets

sechkes dried strip of salmon, dried salmon fillets

segep coyote

seksoh shell of any shellfish, sea shell

sekwsew quahog clam

sepolah nee 'e'gol meadowlark

sheeep sheep

skeleekra' gopher

skoyom bat (animal)

skerweech craftsman, a woman who makes fine designs, fine work, centipede

sloyhl dried eel

smechken chipmunk

smeyes white sturgeon

spegeee fish hawk, chicken hawk

sraat scrub jay

srah bluebird

serrt apple owl

seryerkert robin, redbreasted robin

s'echoh horn, horns, wedge

s'erwerh blue grouse

tegeto' sea eggs (sea urchin)

tege'muer snowbird

tege'y flea

tegee'n porcupine, porcupine quill, yellow moss for dying basket materials, anything yellow, canary

tegee'n ch'uech'eesh canary

tego'oh dentalium shell, 2 5/16 inch, a mythological character

teguuek dive, play like a beaver, beaver

tektome'l white salmon

tekwe's owl, timber owl, largest size owl, black

tekwsa'r heart of salmon, uvula

tenuereep mockingbird

tereet spotted sandpiper

teseer beaver

tohsoh doe

tohta'r grasshopper

tohtehl eagle, red-tailed hawk

tohtet eagle

tohtonos beetle

tohto'r grasshopper

tokues pelican

tergernerp mockingbird

tergers rat

terhkuen fish head, salmon head

terkerkue' valley quail

terkerrt California woodpecker, acorn woodpecker

terkterk mallard

terkwterm dentalium shell

terperkws acorn worm, bug holes in acorn shell

terwermers bee, yellowjacket

terwerr locust

tuemerhl sea duck, lesser snow goose

tuuek tail of fish, salmon tail

tuuuep flying squirrel

twegoh raccoon

twerrnee'sh spawning salmon

wahkwehl perch (fish)

wechew sea urchin

wegah dentalium shell, 2 1/8 inch

wehlkem groundhog

wentokws female (animal or bird)

we'not wing

Wohpek'wuemew 'ue-mer'p'erhl chickadee

wohpueneeka' sea otter

woolew spawn or eggs of several fish, sturgeon eggs, sturgeon roe

wo'kegep cricket

werchpeet larva of the Jerusalem cricket, a mythological character

wergers fox

werhlkeehl kelp

werms worm, worms

werr body louse

wertpeet Jerusalem cricket

wertpers leech

werych'erk puppy

werych'erks puppy

wer'er' tree toad, tree frog

yegom mountain quail

yer' abalone shell, haliotis

yer'erner' abalone shell, haliotis

'aamoh sea eel

'echkwoh sea lion

'eskew turtle (large)

'ewom slug

'e'gol call (of a bird), hoot

'lepsoyhl nap of fur or fabric

'lepsuen down

'ohpos king salmon

'onopeech sea pigeon, small seagull

'o'rowee' dove, mourning dove, lizard

'erhlkerh female dog, bitch

'erncherh abalone shell

'uep'es backbone of fish (taken out and dried)

'uep'oy salmon sperm

'wa-rpeesh its nape (of a salmon)

'wahchehl civet cat

'wahtey sea moss, kelp (seaweed)

'wech louse egg, nits

'wechken louse eggs, nits, mites

'wechoh sea eggs (sea urchin)

'wes spider

'wes 'wr-ner' spider web

'wo'hlp'e'y angelica root, bitter part of a fish

'werhlker'eeshneg wolf

'werrp' butterfly

'weryhl egg (of bird)

'weryhl 'ue-muenchey egg white

'weryken fat part of fish between fins and gills

'yekwhl maggot, worm

'yerrner' barnacle, shell of shellfish