Yurok dictionary

Your search: semantic domain food, drink, and cooking

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Broader semantic domain: activities

Related semantic domain(s): ceremonies and dances, games, greetings and polite expressions, hunting and fishing

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nepek' I eat

'e'gah eat in a group, have a meal, meal

'ahspek' I drink

rekwoh drink

pemek' I cook

kegoh acorn soup

nuenepuy food, fish

pewomek' I cook

popsew bread

skuuewetek' I like to taste, I like to eat

tenpeyok' I eat much, I eat a lot, I overeat

pew cook

che'loyehl they are dry

ke'mow food

ket'op' it is in a pot (liquid), it is scraped (shins)

nerperw meat

peeshkah salt, sea, ocean

soonewetek' I taste (something)

herkwterks small basket used as drinking cup, plate or dish

ler'ergerh be black, be dark-colored, (round things) coffee

nueneg food

pemey grease, cooking fat, oil, blubber, lard, liquid fat

skuuewolonee something sweet, sweets, candies

che'lohtemew be dried (of food)

chkeeeker' fork, table fork

hegoorekeech yerba buena tea, vine tea

merwperh food carried with one, food brought by bride, packed lunch

weyo'opewek' I finish making acorn soup, I finish cooking with hot rocks

'ahspeyue'r soup

che'lohtek' I dry (food), I bake (food), I cure (food), I dry by heating

hekwch small basket for acorn soup, eating basket, soup basket, serving bowl, bowl

ho'opewek' I make acorn soup

nuenepueh food, fish

pyewoluemek' I chew

reguuekwo' beverage, especially liquor

repchem honey, sugar

ske'woyehl they are ripe, they are cooked

tekwskey manroot, wild cucumber, pickle

te'nahspek' I am drunk

'ahspah be given food or drink

che'loh dry (food), bake (food), cure (food), dry by heating

harpuen mint, mint tea

hegon spoon, scraper

kaamewetek' I have a bad taste in my mouth, I do not like the taste of something

merw food carried with one, food brought by bride

muencherhl milk

nooych eat food as a guest

poykoh flat basket, pan, pot

per'yp'er'w be sour

skuuewolonee pa'ah soda

tkek'wa'r pot

tkek'we'l pot, pan, kettle

weyokseep Labrador tea

chkerkerr' pierce, spear, pitchfork, fork (utensil)

chmeyonen 'o 'we-'ee'ee'gah dinner

helog cooking paddle, acorn mush stirrer, stirring paddle

her'erhkerhl be fresh (food, etc.)

kaamew it is bitter, it tastes bad, it is sour

kep't'oh feed an infant soft food

kmoypon spread (butter, jam, etc.)

kopeen coffee

ker'yer' peel (fruit or vegetable)


lepkwoh form seaweed into round cakes

meraawonee smoked (of salmon)

meraa's it (food) is smoky, cure by smoke

merwpok' I carry food with me

nooychkwek' I eat food as a guest

nooychkwok' I eat food as a guest

ner'ermert deer meat, venison

nuenepew food, fish

pechoch broil

pemoroh drippings

pemoyekw rock dish, a hollowed rock used in cooking to collect grease drippings

penkw acorn flour

pepah pepper

pewomeen a cook

pewomo'r s/he cooks for someone

peya'r cook over an open fire

peeesh pea

peeshkaahl 'o koh seafood

plowah flour

raas rice

reguuekwoh liquor

rekeeroy broil, broil over a fire

rekwohpeyok' I drink

rooysh rice

sech dried strip of salmon, dried salmon fillets

sechkes dried strip of salmon, dried salmon fillets

skuuewolon kmoypon jam

slooween raw (of food)

sloowpey eat raw

te'nah drunk

tkek'we'look' I boil

trekwonuemek' I take a sip

wo'omehl shelled acorn

'ahspue'm drink

'ohlpeyok' I eat from, I bite

'olueleek'w lumps in acorn soup from lightly stirring

Dictionary entry

lehlkemok'vt oo-class • I wrap (something) in skunk cabbage leaves (for cooking) • Variant lehlkemek'

Lexicon record # 1370 | Source references: R216 AF(JB8/22/2001) JE151
Semantic domain: food, drink, and cooking

Short recordings (2)

  1. lehlkemok' "I bury it (to cook it)" (spoken by Florence Shaughnessy)

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  2. lehlke'm "he or she wraps (something) in leaves" (spoken by Jessie Van Pelt)

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