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hlmey-yor-kwok'

Dictionary entry

hlmey-yor-kwok'vt oo-class • I fear, I am afraid

Lexicon record # 1532 | Source references: R219 JE5
Derivation: morphological structure hlmey-orkw-oo-

Other paradigm form

  • 3sg hlmey-yor-kwo'm R57

Sentence examples (6)

  1. Hlmey-yor-kwok'.
    I am afraid (of someone).

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    — Jimmie James, Sentences (AG-07-1) (AG-07-1, 2006)

  2. Hlmey-yor-kwo'm.
    You are afraid.

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    — Jimmie James, Sentences (AG-07-1) (AG-07-1, 2006)

  3. Hlmey-yor-kwo-chek'.
    I am afraid of you.

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    — Jimmie James, Sentences (AG-07-1) (AG-07-1, 2006)

  4. Wee-tee' mehl 'nehl-mey-yor-kwo-chek'.
    I am especially afraid of you.

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    — Jimmie James, Sentences (AG-07-1) (AG-07-1, 2006)

  5. Hlmey-yor-kwook' kee 'wo-'oh-ko-hlek'.
    I'm scared of when it gets dark.

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    — Jimmie James, Sentences (JB-009_1) (JB-009_1, 2003)

  6. Hlmey-yor-kwo'm 'we-sek' kwe-lekw muehl-cho' now soo-tok'w kue roo-wo's 'ohl-kue-mee keech tee-kwo'n kue 'ue'-wah-pe-mew.
    He was afraid that the other pipe might go away because its mate had been broken.

    — Florence Shaughnessy, "The First Salmon Rite at Wehlkwew" (LA16-8, 1951)