Yurok dictionary

Your search: semantic domain food, drink, and cooking

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Broader semantic domain: activities

Related semantic domain(s): ceremonies and dances, games, greetings and polite expressions, hunting and fishing

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nepek' I eat

'e'gah eat in a group, have a meal, meal

'ahspek' I drink

rekwoh drink

pemek' I cook

kegoh acorn soup

nunepuy food, fish

pewomek' I cook

popsew bread

skuuwetek' I like to taste, I like to eat

tenpeyok' I eat much, I eat a lot, I overeat

pew cook

che'loyehl they are dry

ke'mow food

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

nrprw meat

pishkah salt, sea, ocean

soonewetek' I taste (something)

hrkwtrks small basket used as drinking cup, plate or dish

lr'rgrh be black, be dark-colored, (round things) coffee

nuneg food

pemey grease, cooking fat, oil, blubber, lard, liquid fat

skuuwoloni something sweet, sweets, candies

che'lohtemew be dried (of food)

chkiikr' fork, table fork

hegoorekich yerba buena tea, vine tea

mrwprh food carried with one, food brought by bride, packed lunch

weyo'opewek' I finish making acorn soup, I finish cooking with hot rocks

'ahspeyu'r soup

che'lohtek' I dry (food), I bake (food), I cure (food), I dry by heating

hekwch small basket for acorn soup, eating basket, soup basket, serving bowl, bowl

ho'opewek' I make acorn soup

nunepuh food, fish

pyewolumek' I chew

reguukwo' beverage, especially liquor

repchem honey, sugar

ske'woyehl they are ripe, they are cooked


te'nahspek' I am drunk

'ahspah be given food or drink

che'loh dry (food), bake (food), cure (food), dry by heating

harpun mint, mint tea

hegon spoon, scraper

kaamewetek' I have a bad taste in my mouth, I do not like the taste of something

mrw food carried with one, food brought by bride

munchrhl milk

nooych eat food as a guest

poykoh flat basket, pan, pot

pr'yp'r'w be sour

skuuwoloni pa'ah soda

tkek'wa'r pot

tkek'we'l pot, pan, kettle

weyoksip Labrador tea

chkrkrr' pierce, spear, pitchfork, fork (utensil)

chmeyonen 'o 'we-'i'i'gah dinner

helog cooking paddle, acorn mush stirrer, stirring paddle

hr'rhkrhl be fresh (food, etc.)

kaamew it is bitter, it tastes bad, it is sour

kep't'oh feed an infant soft food

kmoypon spread (butter, jam, etc.)

kopin coffee

kr'yr' peel (fruit or vegetable)

lehlkemok' I wrap (something) in skunk cabbage leaves (for cooking)

lepkwoh form seaweed into round cakes

meraawoni smoked (of salmon)

meraa's it (food) is smoky, cure by smoke

mrwpok' I carry food with me

nooychkwek' I eat food as a guest

nooychkwok' I eat food as a guest

nr'rmrt deer meat, venison

nunepew food, fish

pechoch broil

pemoroh drippings

pemoyekw rock dish, a hollowed rock used in cooking to collect grease drippings

penkw acorn flour

pepah pepper

pewomin a cook

pewomo'r s/he cooks for someone

peya'r cook over an open fire

piish pea

pishkaahl 'o koh seafood

plowah flour

raas rice

reguukwoh liquor

rekiroy broil, broil over a fire

rekwohpeyok' I drink

rooysh rice

sech dried strip of salmon, dried salmon fillets

sechkes dried strip of salmon, dried salmon fillets

skuuwolon kmoypon jam

sloowin raw (of food)

sloowpey eat raw

te'nah drunk

tkek'we'look' I boil

trekwonumek' I take a sip

wo'omehl shelled acorn

'ahspu'm drink

'ohlpeyok' I eat from, I bite

'olulik'w lumps in acorn soup from lightly stirring

Dictionary entry

tekwskeyn • manroot • wild cucumber, pickle • Variant tekwsew

Lexicon record # 3456 | Source references: YM272 R254 JE36
Semantic domains: plants and trees; food, drink, and cooking

Other paradigm form

  • plural tekwsoh AF(JB8/22/2001)

Sentence examples (2)

  1. Tekwskey.

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    — Georgiana Trull, Yurok Language Conversation Book, chapter 25: "Foods/Dishes" (GT3-25, 2003)

  2. [Nepoyoch hes wi' k'i tekwskey?] Paa'...
    [Is the pickle a nepoyoch?] No...

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    — Alice Spott, Ethnobiology (AS1, 1962 or 1963)