Yurok dictionary

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Broader semantic domain: nature

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chaanuen young shoot of a plant

chegemem 'we-cheeeshep' kind of plant

chegee chinquapin tree

chekwchem acorns decayed in soft clay, acorns black from soaking

chemeen hog's fennel, doctor's pain

cheeegery huckleberry

cheeeshep' flower, flowering plant

chkeep'or' a type of plant

chkeep'erhl snowdrop flower

chkee'wor clover

chkohpeen blackcap, wild raspberry, black raspberry

chernuep licorice fern

cherrnuen sprout, young plant

chuelue nee nep wild parsley

chyer'ery' 'ue-mohka' a tree with long red berries

chyer'ery' 'ue-pyah bearberries

ch'e'gee' black oak, live oak

haalop glue from a tree

haamoh bear grass, used in basket making

harpuen mint, mint tea

ha'aag nee yeguen alum root

hega'p'oh cottonwood

hegoorekeech yerba buena tea, vine tea

hewomes a large plant growing in swampy places, a plant made into humonah by pounding in hot water

he'wonek wild oats

hee'nk'ehl white oak

hl'ohkohl 'we-nerh thunder berry

hl'erkeech large wild rose with big hips

holeehl hazel shoot, hazel sticks (used in basket making), hazel

holeehl kaap' hazel

holeehl 'wr-nerh hazelnuts

homonah live oak

ho'mono' tanoak

ho'olek brake fern, bracken fern

ho'ow cedar

hergerrwerhl flowering dogwood

herhlkerh brodiaea bulb, bulb, potato, tumor, tumor

herk'werh 'ue-peeesh peas

herk'werh 'we-chpegar' California poppy

herk'werh 'we-nep pale sweet pea

hue'ueh nut

hue'uuep' hazel

kaames 'ue-kaap' skunk cabbage

kaames 'wr-nerh slim solomon

kaap' gather greenery, leaf, leaves, greenery, brush, grass, the wild

kaap'ehl brush (vegetation)

kahkah 'we-nep hog's fennel

keromecha' sugar pine tree, bullpine, Ponderosa pine

ke'ween 'ue-par redbud

ke'ween 'wr-nerh Indian peach

keehl redwood tree

keekwten moss, rotten wood

kle'uep'oh clover, brush, flora

kohchehl soaproot, soapwort, large brodiaea bulb, wild potato

kotkoteer' wild celery

kotkoteer' 'ue-segon gambleweed

kerhpeen thimbleberry, thimbleberry tree

kerhpeen 'ue-segon a tree with fluttering leaves used in a medicine

kerhper' thimbleberry tree

kreeech a plant used as a herb

kermserhl large white edible mushroom

ker'merkws tan-oak mushroom

kwescheen strawberry

kweech a plant (sp.) with large leaves

kwerch a plant (sp.) with large leaves

kweryterp an edible plant with white flowers

k'etk'ehl sweet colt's foot

k'errch' 'we-cheeeshep' lupin

k'errch' 'wr-nerh twinberry

la'asehl a poisonous plant (sp.)

lehlkem skunk cabbage leaves

leychehl blackberry

le'wol' greasewood, snowbrush

luuehl long grass, wild iris, iris stem (used for twine), twine

mahkew salal

mahkuehl salal berry

mechaanep' tansy, yarrow, wormwood

mego'oh pepper nuts, pepperwood nuts

mehl chegeeshew shootingstar (flower)

mehl regookwseen cheeeshep' mission bells (plant)

mekwta' stump

menomen Juneberry

mesen' lichen for dyeing yellow, yellow moss, tree moss

meskaap' leaves, leaves used for flavoring and storing seaweed

meskwerep straw, dry grass

mestenekw ferns used to line baskets

meweehl 'we-chpegar' fat solomon, false solomon's seal

meweepeehl waist, tree trunk

me'gech trillium

me'yehl stinging nettle

me'yehl 'ue-segon soft-leaf nettle, dumb nettle

me'yk'welep poison ivy

me'yk'weluuep' poison oak

mohka' wild gooseberry, wild currant

merk 'we-cheeeshep' lupin, lupine

merr' baccharis consanguinea (plant)

muelmuel wild currant

muelomuel wild currant

mueneepernee thistle

muuehlmuuehl berry of Indian peach tree

muuelomuuel Indian peach, mulberry, wild currant

neneer' black salmonberry

nep wild parsley, greens, hay

nepoyech clover

nepoyoch greens, hay

nepoyon wild parsley, greens, hay

ne'muuep' vetch, lupine

neekwech 'wr-nerh red gooseberry

noleet burl (on a redwood tree)

nowrep'ch'oy weed

nerhpery berry

nerhperyuuep' huckleberry bush

nerlermerkerhl stump

pahkwo' willow, red willow

pa'aap' ladyfern, woodwardia fern (dyed in alder juice and used in basket making)

pa'aap' segon a fern (sp. ?California wood fern)

pa'areek segon trillium

pechog sugar-pine nut

pechogoo' sugar pine with long cones

pecholoo' sugar-pine tree

pes'es hemlock

peton small red clover with edible roots

peeesh pea

pee'eetah ironwood

pkwo'olo' maple

ploosaakw black oak acorn

pohsey madrone berry, holly berry, Christmas berries

popoluehl skunk cabbage

pergern small willow, blue willow

pergers'erh manzanita berries, manzanita vine

perger' Oregon oak

perger'erh black oak

perger'erh woomehl black oak acorns

pergery' moldy acorns, sorrel

perkwerner' Indian rhubarb

perwkween onion

puemonah redbud

puesee 'we-chpegar' cat's ears

puuek 'w-rhlkerh firecracker (plant)

puuek 'we-chpegar' bluebell

puuen cherry

puuenomaap' dogwood

pyaap' manzanita tree, manzanita bush

pyah manzanita berry

pyerkerm roasted green acorns, acorns cooked in shells, freshly cooked acorns

raak nee yey' stem of maidenhair fern (used in baskets)

rep'choy weed garden

re'go' maidenhair fern, five-fingered fern

rooget tan-oak bark, oak bark

roowo's hegoh a plant whose leaves are used for colds

ro'otet an edible grasslike plant with white stems

sahseep buck brush, blue blossom

sa'ahl 'wa-'ah redwood rose

sa'ahl 'we-cheeeshep' redwood rose

sa'am a shrub bearing red berries, "mock holly"

segep 'we-cheeek poppy

segep 'we-cheeeshep' poppy

sekws parsley

sekwsoh wild parsnip

sepolah nee yeguen gentian

sewom brown shelled acorn

seeshon brake fern (ho'olek) root

ska'aweehl nine bark

skep'ol wyethia angustifolia

slahpo' brodiaea fiber brush

sloowehl wild oats

sloyhlketo' 'wr-nerh red huckleberry

soool yew

soo' cascara tree, chittamwood, cascara tree bark used as laxative

sruuek'wee columbine, red columbine

stohstek' small fir tree

s'e' 'we-nerh madrone berry

s'e'goh madrone tree

ta'amo' red elder tree, elderberry bush

tegetor salmonberry shoots

tektekoh patch, stick, bedstraw (a sticky plant)

tekwskey manroot, wild cucumber, pickle

tenenew clump of grass

tepoo tree, large fir tree

tepoonohl forest, in a forest

teton rush (plant)

tewol nee tepoo spruce tree

tewolew nee tepoo Sitka spruce

tmekwten hollow tree, hollow stump

tohpoh wild iris

toykem camas (plant)

terkeeekserch a poisonous mushroom

tronkoh wild potato

terperh stem, stalk

terperrner' small fir tree, large fir tree

tuemonoks tule (plant)

tuuep sword fern

tuueptuuep sword fern

t'ohlt'ohl nee 'e'goh monkey flower

t'ro't'et' an edible plant

t'uemeen' it is soft, it is tender, it is rotten

wahkwela' poison oak

wechew chinquapin nut

welogooch soapstone, pitchy part of wood

weneephl shelled acorn, cleaned acorn, dried acorn

weyokseep Labrador tea

wogoruep plant whose leaves are used for wrapping fish

wohkelo' pepperwood

Wohpekuemew 'ue-mesew pink honeysuckle

Wohpekuemew 'we-no'oy lady's-slipper, calypso orchid

Wohpekuemew 'we-no'oy segon pitcher plant

wonkew leached acorns, leaching acorns

wonkewek' I leach acorns, I make bread

wooles unshelled acorn

woomehl acorns (generic), acorns (as gathered, in shell)

wormey' 'we-cheeeshep' escholtzia

wo'omehl shelled acorn

werhkweech fir-tree bark (used for firewood)

wer'tnerr mare's tail, horse tail

'ah thorn

'ahkechoyp' thorn, prickle

'ahkechoyp'ehl mass of briar bushes

'ewaa salmonberry bush

'otoy an edible bulb

'erplers apple

'errwerh grass

'erwern

'erwerner' salmonberry bush

'uek'eer'ue' salmonberry juice

'uewesek nicotine

'wa-rkwech its bark (of a tree)

'wehlkoh bulrush, cattail, tule mat

'wehlkwenep' wild ginger

'weskaap' crab grass, green

'weskem crab grass, cut and dried

'weskwelekws rope of wild grapevine, grapevine

'weskwelekws 'wr-nerh grape

'weskwen branch of a tree

'weskwenet branch of a tree when cut off

'wohpeg spruce root (used in basket making)

'woogey wee' 'wr-nerh apple

'wo'hlp'ey' angelica root, bitter part of a fish

'werhtuuep' Indian greens

'wer'hlpeeterk root, willow root

'wer'errgerch alder (used for orange dye)

Dictionary entry

'erwernn • salmonberry • Variant 'errwern

Lexicon record # 4437 | Source references: R272 JE18 JE115
Semantic domain: plants and trees

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  1. 'errwern "salmonberry" (spoken by Jessie Van Pelt)

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