choo-mo-yek' • vi pass e-class • I am something for some time, I do something for some time
Lexicon record # 228 | Source reference: R193
Sentence examples (3)
'O pe-chues 'ee-kee shoo-tol', kue 'we-nes-kwe-chok' ho pe-chues 'ap new kwe-see choo-mee' keech kol' son' kue ho 'ue-kue-chos.
At once he went up the river, and when he arrived there he saw that it was now a long time since his grandmother had died.
— Florence Shaughnessy, "The Young Man from Serper" (LA16-7, 1951)
How long (a time) is it?
— Various speakers, Sentences in R. H. Robins's Yurok Language (YL, 1951)
Choo-mee' nue keech me raa-yo'-ro-nah noohl cheeek-cheek 'ol' ko nee keech me raa-yo'-ro-nah.
I ran along so far away, I ran along as far as Dentalium Home.
— Mary Marshall, Medicine formula to get wealthy (MM5, 1927)