Yurok dictionary

Morphology search: -um- [-uem-] • transitive final suffix

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Search index (37)

cheykumek' I bite (a little bite)

chpinahpumek' I await

hegoomumek' I say, I speak to

hohkumek' I make, I build, I repair, I gather (flowers, etc.), I cause

kahselumek' I do not know, I forget

komchumek' I know

ko'oyumek' I ask, I hire, I request

kwryumek'

laahohkumek' I build alongside

laayolumek' I teach

markumek' I eat up, I eat it all, I exhaust food supply

ma'ahskumek' I spear

menokwolumek' I swallow, I gulp down

me'lomumek' I vomit

mik'olumek' I swallow, I gulp down

mohpumek' I mourn, I mourn for

moscheyumek' I pay for services, I pay someone to work

nahchpumek' I give, I allow

nekchpumek' I meet

noolumek' I love, I protect

noonomcheyumek' I swear at, I attack verbally, I curse

pyewolumek' I chew

segolumek' I startle

sewkwelumek' I am bruised

smeykolumek' I pine, I miss

soonihlpumek' I dream of

spryumek' I blow a whistle at someone

tegerumek' I talk, I pray, I make medicine

telogumek' I am in pain, I resent

teykelumek' I bite

tmohkelumek' I break

trekwonumek' I take a sip

trgumek' I greet, I speak to, I talk to

'i'i'grpryumek' I am a tell-tale

'ohpumek' I feed

'ohpumew be fed

'rpryumek' I tell news, I tell someone

Dictionary entry

kwryumek'vt e-class • I whistle to (someone)

Lexicon record # 1299 | Source reference: FS(B204)
Semantic domain: sounds and speaking
Derivation: morphological structure kwry-um-e-

Short recordings (3)

  1. kwrykwryumelek' "a bunch of people whistle at me" (spoken by Florence Shaughnessy)

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  2. kwryumek' "I whistled at someone or something" (spoken by Florence Shaughnessy)

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  3. kwryumelek' "he or she whistled at me" (spoken by Florence Shaughnessy)

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