Yurok dictionary

Your search: semantic domain weather

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Broader semantic domain: physical world

Related semantic domain(s): landscape, place names, rocks and inanimate natural objects, astronomy and the sky

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tenpewe'hl it is raining, rain, storm

ten rain

rook'ws it blows (of wind), s/he is flatulent

lohpi'hl clouds gather, it is cloudy

ro'r it snows

ta'anoy'hl it is hot weather, it is sunny

skeweg be good weather, be clear weather, be sunny weather

rori' it snows

che'loy'hl it is dry weather, it evaporates, the river is narrow

kaameg be bad weather

swoopi'hl pour with rain, rain hard

cheporeg be cold weather

ke'ype'hl there is a flicker of lightning

mewech' it blows (wind), the wind is blowing in this direction

sahksah hail, hail

swrrk'ws there is a gust of wind, wind is blowing in this direction

hl'ohko'hl it thunders

kaamege'hl it is bad weather, it is stormy

mo'ohpir fog

rorir snow

ta' be hot weather, be sunny

cheporege'hl it is cold weather


rohpi'hl it clears (of weather)

rookw wind

leptenok cloud, clouds blowing

mew blow in a particular direction (of wind)

mewomech' it blows in a particular direction (of the wind)

meworoh it is clearing (of weather), clouds are gone

negahse'wey rainbow

nege'hl the weather is (a certain way)

skewege'hl it is good weather, it is clear weather

srrnrk'ws it is very windy weather

swegoopihl pour with rain

ta'ehl be hot weather

tonpewe'hl it is showery

chepore'hl it is cold weather

ho'gon north wind, storm

kege'y there is lightning

ke'win 'we-lin hail

k'e'go' there is lightning

lenkwe'hl it is overcast, there is an eclipse

leptenoksi'hl it is cloudy, it gets cloudy

leptenoyhl be cloudy, be misty

lewkwenohl be cloudy

lohkwo'hl it is dull weather

lrpsuwr'y it is covered in mist

lrptrnu'rwr'y it is bad weather

maay clear (of weather), pass by


nekichwey rainbow

rewkwo'hl it is misty

segep 'u-pry rainbow

skuweg be good weather

skuwege'hl it is good weather

wonewslepah rainbow

wonu 'we-laayekah rainbow

Dictionary entry

mo'ohpirkvn imp • be foggy

Lexicon record # 1878 | Source reference: R224
Semantic domain: weather
Derivation: morphological structure mo'-ohpirk-

Sentence examples (2)

  1. Ho mo'ohpirk mehl mi' wo newoch'o'.
    It was foggy and so I did not see you.

    — Various speakers, Sentences in R. H. Robins's Yurok Language (YL, 1951)

  2. Nimi hinoy wo hoole'moh soo mo'ohpirk.
    We did not follow you it was so foggy.

    — Various speakers, Sentences in R. H. Robins's Yurok Language (YL, 1951)