Yurok dictionary

Your search: semantic domain bugs and insects

Index order: alphabetical | text frequency



Broader semantic domain: animals

Related semantic domain(s): birds, fish and sea life, mammals, snakes and slimy animals

Writing system: default | hyphens | linguistic

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cheycheyes mosquito

chohkeeks gnat

chohpos fly (insect)

chorek'week nee 'werrp moth

ch'eeeyo' locust, cricket

harpuech ant

huepuepos a big black bug, stinkbug, tumblebug

kerhlkerh segon scorpion

kerkernerweech daddy longlegs

k'erosegon scorpion

lo'leephl sting of insect, fang of snake

mohkoh head louse, head lice

mo'lekws moth

nohpet'ekws dry-salmon maggot or beetle, black bug, weevil, stranger

nosonos tick (insect)

pa'aahl 'werrp'

puelews daddy longlegs

pue'nos tumble bug

saa'agoch seaweed bug

sa'ahl 'ue-'werrp' miller moth

skerweech craftsman, a woman who makes fine designs, fine work, centipede

tegey' flea

tohtar' grasshopper

tohtonos beetle

tohtor' grasshopper

terperkws acorn worm, bug holes in acorn shell

terwermers bee, yellowjacket

terwerr locust

wo'kegep cricket

werchpeet larva of the Jerusalem cricket, a mythological character

werr body louse

wertpeet Jerusalem cricket

'wech louse egg, nits

'wechken louse eggs, nits, mites

'wes spider

'wes 'wr-ner' spider web

'werrp' butterfly

'yekwhl maggot, worm

Dictionary entry

pa'aahl 'werrp'n • dragonfly • Variant pa'aahl 'ue-'werrp'

Lexicon record # 2450 | Source references: R236 JE44
Semantic domain: bugs and insects
Derivation: literally, "water butterfly" (pa'ah "be wet", 'werrp' "butterfly")