Yurok dictionary

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Broader semantic domain: animals

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

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ch'uech'eesh bird, small bird

'o'rowee'

'weryhl egg (of bird)

chegemem hummingbird

merkwteeks crane

chpegaa cormorant

tege'muer snowbird

tekwe's owl, timber owl, largest size owl, black

tereet spotted sandpiper

kelok goose

k'err' crow

merk crane, heron

tokues pelican

he'mee' pigeon

kokonew pileated woodpecker, redheaded woodpecker

pegoy flicker, yellowhammer

terkerkue' valley quail

kego'sneg seagull

legemem ruffed grouse (locally also called pheasant)

lergerl' buzzard, vulture

merrn river duck

spegeee fish hawk, chicken hawk

terkerrt California woodpecker, acorn woodpecker

chegecheehl red-breasted sapsucker

chelel' kingfisher, killdeer

cherkw jump center (in the brush dance), bird's tail

ch'ek'ch'ek' wren

k'ooy' jay, bluejay

k'yow swan

neryert duck, ducks

pergeesh bald eagle, eagle, golden eagle

yegom mountain quail

chekwchekw an eagle, a little smaller than a golden eagle, fish hawk

knuuue hawk, small yellow-brown hawk

kerrneet duck hawk, gerfalcon, chicken-hawk, falcon

kwegokw raven

kweyuech a bird now extinct

k'oo'ych'ee jay, bluejay

legech mudhen, coot

plegel' great cinereus owl, hoot owl (bird of ill omen)

pregoneesh condor

re'noh feather

seryerkert robin, redbreasted robin

s'erwerh blue grouse

tohtehl eagle, red-tailed hawk

wentokws female (animal or bird)

chegeee nuthatch, sparrow

chegeeekor oriole

chegeekw swamp robin, winter robin

chek'chek' a small brown bird with a sharp nose

chereekue' swamp robin

cheeep nuthatch

cheekee chicken

chorek'week nee merk green heron

chergeekue' swamp robin

chergeesh a small woodpecker

ch'ek wren

hewonehl red eagle

hewonohl supernatural bird

hewono' condor

huehuehuercheen a type of wren

kwa'ree' a brown bird, darker on breast with black specks, red eyes

kwerykweryerch screech owl

kwer'er'ee' towhee (bird)

k'errch' crow, flock of crows

k'err' segon blackbird

maak'weet'p'ohl camp robber

megah swallow (bird)

megey 'o'rowee' mourning dove

meweehl 'ue-segon canvasback

merr a sea bird whose eggs are eaten

muer'uern' river duck, "evidently the sawbill or merganser", "white duck"

negah swallow (bird)

pegar' yellowhammer

plee'wores a kind of owl

pookw screech owl

pregoos condor

preworehl screech owl

puuek nego' slender bird, 3 to 4 inches long, lives in the brush

rekoreks seabird nest

res'oges nest

reekoret sparrow hawk

sepolah nee 'e'gol meadowlark

sraat scrub jay

srah bluebird

serrt apple owl

tegeen' ch'uech'eesh canary

tenuereep mockingbird

tohtet eagle

tergernerp mockingbird

terkterk mallard

tuemerhl sea duck, lesser snow goose

we'not wing

Wohpek'wuemew 'ue-mer'p'erhl chickadee

'e'gol call (of a bird), hoot

'onopeech sea pigeon, small seagull

'weryhl 'ue-muenchey egg white

Dictionary entry

'o'rowee'n 1 dove, mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) 2 lizard • Variant 'orewoh

Lexicon record # 4385 | Source references: WG(WEM264) R271 JE43 FS(B222) JE84 JE43
Semantic domains: birds; snakes and slimy animals

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  1. 'o'rowee' "mourning dove" (spoken by Carrie Roberts)

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  2. 'o'rowee' "mourning dove" (spoken by Violet Moore)

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