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ten

Dictionary entry

tenvn • rain

Lexicon record # 3472 | Source references: R255 YLCB69
Semantic domain: weather

Sentence examples (22)

  1. Kolo keetee ten.
    It looks like it is going to rain.

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

  2. Mos weyko' 'we-ten.
    It won't stop raining.

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    — Jimmie James, Elicited Sentences About Repeated Events (EJW-01-1-1, 2006)

  3. Chpee nuemee keekol' 'we-ten.
    It's always raining.

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    — Jimmie James, Elicited Sentences About Repeated Events (EJW-01-1-1, 2006)

  4. Chpee nuemee 'we-ten.
    It won't stop raining.

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    — Jimmie James, Elicited Sentences About Repeated Events (EJW-01-1-1, 2006)

  5. Sega'anee teno' 'we-ten.
    Sometimes it rains a lot.

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    — Jimmie James, Elicited Sentences About Repeated Events (EJW-01-1-1, 2006)

  6. Noohl keech 'o kom kee 'we-teno''we-ten.
    Then we know we're going to have a rain.

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    — Jimmie James, Elicited Sentences About Repeated Events (EJW-01-1-1, 2006)

  7. Noohl 'o kom keetee 'we-teno''we-ten.
    Then we know we're going to have a rain.

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    — Jimmie James, Elicited Sentences About Repeated Events (EJW-01-1-1, 2006)

  8. Noohl 'o kom kee 'ue-pel' soo ten.
    Then we know it's going to rain hard.

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    — Jimmie James, Elicited Sentences About Repeated Events (EJW-01-1-1, 2006)

  9. Keetee ten hes?
    Is it going to rain?

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    — Georgiana Trull, Yurok Language Conversation Book, chapter 17: "How's the weather? (Look at the sky.)" (GT3-17, 2003)

  10. Keech ten.
    It's raining.

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    — Georgiana Trull, Yurok Language Conversation Book, chapter 17: "How's the weather? (Look at the sky.)" (GT3-17, 2003)

  11. Ch'uemey' ho 'we-ten.
    Quite a rain.

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    — Georgiana Trull, Yurok Language Conversation Book, chapter 17: "How's the weather? (Look at the sky.)" (GT3-17, 2003)

  12. Keech ten.
    It's raining.

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    — Aileen Figueroa, Elicited Sentences for Phonological Patterns (JB-01-12, 2001)

  13. Cho' ko heemooreyowom' keech lohpee'hl, the cloueds are gathereeng, kolo keetee 'we-ten.
    Hurry up, the clouds are gathering, it's probably going to rain.

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    — Florence Shaughnessy, Sentences (LA138-010) (LA138-010, 1980)

  14. Neeko'hl 'we-ten, keech kaameg.
    It's always raining, the weather is bad.

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    — Florence Shaughnessy, Sentences (LA138-015) (LA138-015, 1980)

  15. Peeshkaahl mehl lohpee'hl, keetee 'we-ten.
    The clouds are coming from the ocean, that means rain.

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    — Florence Shaughnessy, Sentences (LA138-017) (LA138-017, 1980)

  16. [Hoore'mos hes wee' k'ee ch'ek'ch'ek'?] Ch'ek'ch'ek' tue' kem hegohkuem' kee 'we-ten. Hlmeykee' keech 'o tenpewe'hl.
    [Is the wren a hoore'mos?] Wren can make rain. If you disturb him it will rain.

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    — Alice Spott, Ethnobiology (AS1, 1962 or 1963)

  17. Nek soo keetee ten.
    I think it will rain.

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

  18. Peeshkaahl mehl lohpee'hl keetee 'we-ten.
    The clouds are gathering from the sea, so it will rain.

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

  19. Neekee 'ue-koosee ten.
    It was raining everywhere.

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

  20. Mos tegen.
    It never rains.

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

  21. Keech soo ten.
    It is raining so (hard).

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

  22. Kolo keetee ten.
    It looks like rain.

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