Yurok dictionary

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Broader semantic domain: mammals

Related semantic domain(s): rabbits and hares, squirrels and chipmunks, miscellaneous medium-sized mammals, larger carnivores, mice and rats, miscellaneous small mammals, aquatic mammals

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che-go-'o-nep' four-point buck


hlkerhl-ker-peech spotted fawn

kep-che-neesh fawn

kwe-ge-rue'r pig, hog

me-rueh che-go-'o-nep' five-point buck

me-weehl elk

me-weehl 'wes-'ech elk horn

mue-lah horse

mues-mues cow, bull, cattle

ne-go-'ep' forked-horn buck, two-point buck

pe-geehl mues-mues bull

pon-chech gray deer, white deerskin

pon-ches white deer

puuek deer, deer meat

puuek-tek deer

sheeep sheep

s'e-choh horn, horns, wedge

toh-soh doe

Dictionary entry

che-kasn • donkey

Lexicon record # 44 | Source reference: FS(B198)
Semantic domain: hoofed mammals
Derivation: borrowed from English jackass

Sentence examples (3)

  1. Kwe-see yok sue-wee eyk 'e-ket-kwe-lee' kue 'we-nah kue ka-'eyr che-kas ne-kah ho soo hee' tue' wee-tee' 'e-ket-kwe-lee'.
    And his donkey was tied up there with him.

    — Florence Shaughnessy, "Two Boys Kill a Donkey" (LA181-16, 1986)

  2. Kue wee' 'o key kue nah che-kas ske-lee keech le-chee'.
    The donkey standing there had fallen down.

    — Florence Shaughnessy, "Two Boys Kill a Donkey" (LA181-16, 1986)

  3. 'O noo-noo laa pey, Kwe-lekw keech tmoo-lok' kue k'e-nah kue k'e-che-kas.
    ... I shot your donkey.

    — Florence Shaughnessy, "Two Boys Kill a Donkey" (LA181-16, 1986)