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wok

Dictionary entry

wokpron • he, she, it [third person singular] here, there [used adverbially]

Lexicon record # 3924 | Source reference: R264

Sentence examples (19)

  1. We-nos wok kwehl hlkyor-kwe'-moh... wee' 'o ko me-lo-nee.
    Come over here and we'll watch (them dancing in) the brush dance.

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    — Jimmie James, Sentences (LC-01-1) (LC-01-1, 2007)

  2. Wok laa-ye-kah.
    It's draped around (something).

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    — Florence Shaughnessy, Sentences (LA138-007) (LA138-007, 1980)

  3. Wok loo-tek'.
    I threw it there.

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

  4. Wok nek'.
    S/he put it there (carefully).

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

  5. Noohl wok mehl slaa-mey-yoh.

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    — Florence Shaughnessy, Sentences (LA138-037) (LA138-037, 1980)

  6. Keech wok loo.
    Somebody's been thrown there (in the water).

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    — Florence Shaughnessy, Sentences (LA138-049) (LA138-049, 1980)

  7. [Ti'nisho wee' kue chey-chey-yes?] Chey-chey-yes hes wee'? ... Te-gey-ke-lue'm 'oohl wok... 'o ne-goh-sehl wee' te-gey-ke-lew.
    [What are mosquitoes?] Mosquitoes? They bite people, wherever they bite it'll swell up.

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

  8. Te'-no'y kue lo-cho'm, wok 'ee so chyuuek'-we'n
    The toad was offended so he just went to sit down over in the corner somewhere.

    — Glenn Moore, Retelling of Florence Shaughnessy's "The Toad and The Mouse" (GM3, 2004)

  9. Kwe-see 'o te'-no'y kue lo-cho'm, kwe-see wok 'ee so chyuuek'-we'n.
    The toad was annoyed at this, and sat down at one side.

    — Florence Shaughnessy, "The Toad and the Mouse" (LA16-6, 1951)

  10. 'O gee' cho', Knok-see-me'm kue 'woo-gey son k'es-lekw; kol-chee wohl-ke-chee' tue' ko' 'o nerr-ger-se'm, weet kee chpee 'o ne-pe'm kue me-wee-mor 'we-ro-mech 'ue-pe-wo-mek', 'ohl-kue-mee wok kem nee-ko'hl 'woh-ke-pek' tue' wok kee chpee pew mehl kue nee-'ee-yen pe-gerk.
    He was told, Leave behind your white man's type of clothes; every morning you will gather sweathouse wood, and you will only eat the old man's niece's cooking, because she too was always in training and she alone cooked for the two men.

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

  11. Wok 'ne-let.
    That is my sister

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

  12. Wok nee sho 'oo-lo'.
    He stood aside there.

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

  13. Wok nee shoo 'oo-lo'.
    He stood there as he was.

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

  14. Kwe-see wok 'ee sho chyuuek'-we'n.
    So she sat on one side there.

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

  15. Wok cho nee sho 'oo-lo'!
    Stand over there!

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

  16. Wok cho nee shoo 'oo-lo'!
    Stand there as you are!

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

  17. Wok nee chyuuek'-we'n.
    He sat there.

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

  18. Wok 'ook'.
    I'm living over there.

    — Mary Marshall, Sentences (ES) (ES, 1927)