Yurok dictionary

Morphology search: -ohp- [-ohp-] • medial suffix • water or liquid, especially if contained or rising • Variants -rhp-, -oh-, -oop-, -rh-

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he-wo-mop' it is warm (of liquids)

hlke'-goop' slug, banana slug

hlkoop' slime

hoo-loh-pee-nek' I stir

kaa-mop' it is rough water

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

key-yo-mop' it's a whirlpool

ke'-moh-pe-chek' I bail out

ke'-moh-pet bail out water

ke'-moh-pe-te-chek' I bail out water

k'ohoo-lop' a liquid in the process of solidifying

laa-kaa-mop' it is rough water on a river

laa-yop' it flows, it runs (of a liquid)

loh-pee-nek' I scrape out

loh-pee'hl clouds gather, it is cloudy

lerh saliva, spittle

lerh-per-yehl drool, saliva, spittle

mo-'oh-peer fog

mo-'oh-peerk be foggy

myop' it is crowded, the water rises (like a swell)

pe-ko-yop' it is red (water)

plop' it is in spate, it floods

pler-wer-nerp' it is high tide, it is high (of a river)

re-goh-pe-tek' I fill

re-goh-pee-nek' I fill

re-gop' it is full (of liquid)

re-kwoh drink

re-kwoh-pey-yok' I drink

roh-peer semen

roh-pee'hl it clears (of weather)

see-yoh slide (of a landslide), break (of a wave)

see-yoh-peehl slide (of a landslide), break (of a wave)

see-yop' it slides (of a landslide), it breaks (of a wave)

ske-wop' it is calm (water)

stek'-wop' there's a crest of high water, it's high tide

swoo-pee-nek' I spill it (something uncountable, e.g. water, salt), I pour it, I empty it

swoo-pee'hl

swoo-po-yoh burst forth, gush (liquid)

swoop' it spilled

ta-'a-noop' it is hot, it gets hot (liquid)

te-nop be a lot of liquid

te-nop' there is a lot of it (liquid)

tes-top' it coagulates

tee-kwoh-pe-nek' I break a container or a boat

tkop' it is thick (of liquid)

ter-per-yerh be cold (liquids)

ter-per-yerp' it is cold (a liquid)

'e-ko-yop' it is pliable, it is flexible, it is sticky, it is gummy

'O Ke-get-'oh a place on the sandbar by Big Lagoon

'O Ket-'oh Big Lagoon, a town on Big Lagoon

Dictionary entry

swoo-pee'hlvn • pour with rain, rain hard

Lexicon record # 3340 | Source references: JE66 JE109 YLCB70
Semantic domain: weather
Derivation: morphological structure sw--oopihl-

Sentence examples (5)

  1. Keech swoo-pee'hl.
    It's really raining.

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    — Georgiana Trull, Yurok Language Conversation Book, chapter 17: "How's the weather? (Look at the sky.)" (GT3-17, 2003)

  2. Keech swe-goo-pee'hl.
    It's raining really hard off and on.

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    — Aileen Figueroa, Elicited Sentences for Phonological Patterns (JB-01-12, 2001)

  3. Keech swoo-pee'hl.
    It's pouring.

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    — Aileen Figueroa, Elicited Sentences for Phonological Patterns (JB-01-12, 2001)

  4. Swoo-pee'hl.
    It's pouring.

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    — Aileen Figueroa, Elicited Sentences with Bipersonal Verbs and Descriptive Verbs (JB-02-08b, 2001)

  5. K'e-ne-go'hl keech swoo-pee'hl, k'e-ne-go'hl keech wee' raa-yor'.
    It repeatedly rains, it repeatedly runs past.

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    — Florence Shaughnessy, Sentences (LA138-005) (LA138-005, 1980)