Yurok dictionary

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Broader semantic domain: physical world

Related semantic domain(s): place names, rocks and inanimate natural objects, astronomy and the sky, weather

Writing system: default | hyphens | linguistic

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chek'wehl prayer seat, "stone 'seats' on mountains ... They are semicircular walls of mortared stones, a yard or two across, three or four feet high", flat place in front of a cliff

chepu'r be steep (of water), a little waterfall

churey mountain

kaamopi' rough water, rapids

ket'oh there is a lagoon, body of still water, lake, lagoon

keyomop' it's a whirlpool

keyoweyus entrance from the ocean into a lagoon

klew waterfall

krrchrh mountain ridge

mrkwrhl mountain, peak, hill

mrkwrmrkw mountain

mrkwrmrkwrhl mountain chain

pa'aahl 'olonew hlkehl island

pishkaahl ocean, sea

pishkah salt, sea, ocean

prkwry hills, the back of a house, the rear part of a house

raak creek

rechah mountain ridge

rek'woy river mouth

ro'ohpi' cliff, anything inanimate standing (rocks, trees, etc.)


sepolek valley, field, prairie

seporah small valley, small clearing

smesmemohl break up, slide (of mountainside), landslide, ravine

tewol Pacific Ocean seaside, ocean, Pacific coast

tewolew ocean, coast, Pacific coast, toward the ocean side

tikwoh cove, gap in mountain

tikwohl there is a canyon, there is a low gap

tikwo'l canyon

tu'nryk a fork in a river

t'laakuhl cliff, steep cliff

t'laaso' cliff, drop off

t'lewoluhl drip, waterfall

t'ohlt'ohl mud, swampy ground

wohpi island

'ume'woo river

Dictionary entry

sepolahn • valley, field, prairie

Lexicon record # 3007 | Source references: R247 JE53 JE105 JE143
Semantic domain: landscape

Other paradigm form

  • plural segepolah R247

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Short recordings (2) | Sentence examples (4)

  1. sepolah "valley" (spoken by Jessie Van Pelt)

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  2. sepolah "prairie" (spoken by Glenn Moore)

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