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HAIL  it is hailing (precipitation): woo'wu3oonoosoo'

 

 

 

HAILSTONE  anim. noun; wo'wu3oo, pl. wo'wu3oono'

 

 

 

HAIR (on top of the head) someone's hair: bei3e'ee; my hair: nei3e'ee; his (her) hair: hinii3e'ee; my hair is flack: woo'teenote'einoo; I have white hair: nonookoe'einoo; he (she) is braiding my hair: nenii3ootee'eineinoo; my hair is long: heenii'einoo; pubic hair: biisiyoono (man's), biishoono (woman's)

 

 

 

HAIRY  I am hairy: beniiseihinoo; he (she) is hairy: beniiseiht; a fly has hairy legs: noubee  beeniisooneet; hairy-legged horse: (Clydesdale): biisooneihii; I have hairy legs: beniisooneenoo; he has a hairy chest: beniissiceit

 

 

 

HALF (two) halves: koho'uuhu'; eat one half!: koho'bii3i; drink one half!: koho'bene; give me half!: cihkoh'ubiini

 

 

 

HALTER  cecehne'eici,  pl. cecehne'eic(i)hino

 

 

 

HAMBURGER  hamburger meat: nii3oe'ni'; hamburger (or any other) sandwich: nii3o3ouse'

 

 

 

HAMMER  to'uut, pl. to'uutono; my hammer: noto'uut; I am using a hammer to put a nail in: nootoohowoo

 

 

 

HAND (extends to the shoulder) someone's hand: beecet, pl. beecetno; my hand: neecet; his (her) hand: hiicet; his (her) hands: hiicetno; in (on) your hand: heecetine'; (flat) hand: sei'3ee3oo

 

 

 

HAND hand it over!: ceitenoo; I am handing them out: cenee'enowoo; I am handing out food (in a feast): cenee'nouhneenoo

 

 

 

HANDGAME koxouhtiit

 

 

 

HANDKERCHIEF  nii'iiwoo

 

 

 

HANDLE  I can handle (manage) it: nii'enowoo, nii'iincitiinoo; I will be able to handle it: heetnii'enowoo, heetnini'enowoo; I cannot handle it: neihoowunii'en

 

 

 

HAND RAKE wonohnookuteenoo'

 

 

 

HANDSOME  he (she) is handsome: nii'eihit

 

 

 

HANG  I am hanging (from a rope): xonoonoo'oonoo; he (she) is hanging: xonoonou3i', xonoonoo'oot; it (inan. subj.) is hanging: honoute'; I will hang it (anim. obj.): heetnou'utiinoo; I will hang him, her, it (anim. obj.): heetxoonoo'oho'; I am hanging up meat (to dry): honouteyooneenoo

 

 

 

HAPPEN  what is happening?: (hii)toustootiin

 

 

 

HAPPY  I am happy (at the present time): hoonobeihinoo; I am a happy person: noonowuune'etiinoo; I have happy thoughts: hoonowu3ecoonoo; be happy!: honobeihi, honowu3ecoo

 

 

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY  hoonobee' hetiisiineb

 

 

 

HARD it is hard: bee3e'ee'; it is hard (anim. subj.): bee3e'eiht; the wood is hard: bee3i'ixoo'; the ground is hard: bee3oo'obee';  it is hard (tough, e.g., green wood): tenei'icoo'; hard bread: be3o'oc

 

 

 

HARD  honouneenoo: I am having a hard time; you are making it hard: ceecece3hein; hoouunee3ein

 

 

 

HARD WATER  hookoxcoo'

 

 

 

HARDWOOD   be3e'ibes

 

 

 

HARE  anim. noun; nooku, pl. nookuho'

 

 

 

HARNESS  ciitoo'oyoo, usually in pl. ciitoo'oyoono

 

 

 

HARROW  (cultivating implement) cih'o'wuuci3ooo

 

 

 

HARROW  I am harrowing: ciih(o)'owuuci3einoo, cii'o'wuuci3einoo

 

 

 

HARSH  he (she) is using harsh speech: nooo3ceniinii'inihiit;  he (she) is acting harshly: nooo3ceniinii'itoot

 

 

 

HAT wote', pl. wote'(e)no; my hat: nonote'; his (her) hat: hinote'; put your hat on!: ciitoto'onii

 

 

 

HATE   I hate you: heeseinebe3en; he (she) hates me: heeseinebeinoo; he (she) hates him (her): heeseinowoot; don't hate me!: ciibeh'eseinebi; don't hate him (her)!: ciibeh'eseinebin

 

 

 

HAUL  I am hauling it by (wood): coowooxnoo (bexo); I am hauling horses: ceebno3ooo3ouu woxhooxeebii; I have hauled it over (wood): noo'ooxnoo (bexo)

 

 

 

HAVE  I have a box (inan. obj.): nenii3inowoo ce'eibes;  I have a spoon (anim. obj.): nenii3no' heebiyoo, hiiteebiyooninoo; I have a pipe: heniicoooninoo; I have a cold: heniiseinoo; I have a headache: seesiine'eixoonoo; I have a cow (in my keeping): nenii3no' wookec; have some water!: benee; have a cigarette!: hiicoo

 

 

 

HAWK  anim. noun; heeyei, pl. heeyeino', obv. sg. heeyein; sparrow hawk: ciiciihii; goshawk: cec(i)nouhuu; chicken hawk: neseinoox

 

 

 

HAY  woxu'(u)no, niisniiko'usi'i; bale of hay: beenookhu'u'

 

 

 

HAY RAKE  hoo'einoxyoo

 

 

 

HAYSTACKER ciinesohoe

 

 

 

HAZY  it is hazy: ceneeteese'; it was hazy: nihceeteese'  (refers to:   "blue")

 

 

 

HE  it is he (she): neneenit

 

 

 

HEAD hookuhu'ee, pl. hookuhu'eeno; my head: notokuhu' ee; their heads: hitookuhu'eeninoo; I have cut his (heir) head off: nihtebe'eiso'; I shot him (her, it) in the head: nihtone'eixohe'; head (anything that may be stuck into one's hair, such as a feather): wookuu, pl. wookuuno'; top of the head: 3oonteec; my head is aching: seesiine'eixoonoo

 

 

 

HEAL  my hand, arm is healing well: neecet ceniino'oo'

 

 

 

HEALTHY  I am healthy (at present): neihoowkohtobeih; I am a healthy person: tenei'ihnoo

 

 

 

HEAR  I hear you: neniitone3en; he (she) hears me: neniitoneinoo; he (she) hears him (her): neniitonoot, neniitoneit; I hear (well): niiniitobeenoo; I hear myself: neniitonetinoo; hear me! (listen to me!): (cih)niitoni; I have a keen sense of hearing: neeseteenoo; the man heard the dog barking: hinen nihniitonoot tihbeebeeni3 he3ebii

 

 

 

HEARSE  pl. noho'ox3eihiiho' (also means: "ambulance")

 

 

 

HEART  someone' s heart: betee, pl. betoohoo; my heart: netee; is it your heart?: ketee, kooneenhetee

 

 

 

HEAT  there is a heat wave: heneenesteisooo' (tiihiini'); she is in heat: heesitoo'oot

 

 

 

HEATER  sitee

 

 

 

HEAVY  I am heavy (to lift): hiihei3enoo; he (she) is heavy: hiihei3e'; it is heavy: hiiheyoti'i; they are heavy (inan. subjects): hiiheyoti'i

 

 

 

HEEL someone's heel: betiit, pl. betiitono; my heel: netiit; his (her) heel: hitiit

 

 

 

HELLO  heebe (man to man); tous (+ name, if a woman is involved)

 

 

 

HELP  I am helping you: neniiteheibe3en; I am helping him (her): neniiteheiwo'; he (she) is helping him (her): neniiteheiwoot; help me!: niiteheibi; help him (her)!: niiteheibin; help (pl.) them!: niiteheibe'; he (she) is helping: niiteheiht

 

 

 

 

 

HERD  anim. noun; herd of buffalo: hii3einoon, obv. hii3einoonin

 

 

 

HERE  hiit(iino), huut(iino); run here!: ceikoohu; come here!: neheicoo

 

 

 

HERON  anim. noun; te3oo, pl. te3ou; kookoosooneihii (means: "spindly legs")

 

 

 

HICCUP  I am hiccuping: hii3ooneenoo

 

 

 

HIDE  I am hiding: yonootiseenoo, kootousinenoo; I am hiding from you: nooniikohe3en; he (she) is hiding from him (her): nooniikohoot, nooniikoheit; I am hiding him (her): yonooho'; I am hiding it (inan. obj.): yonootiinoo; he (she) is hiding him (her): yonoohoot; hide him (her)!: yoohunee; don't hide!: ciibehyooyoo3isee; don't hide from me!: ciibehnoniikohu

 

 

 

HIDE  (skin) wonotoyeic; its hide, hide (from it): hinotoyeic; buffalo hide: heecen; rawhide: ko'eiyoo

 

 

 

HIGH  it is high (mountain): coo'ouute', coo'ouu3oo'; he (she) is high (positioned up): coo'ouu3i'; I am high (elated, intoxicated): nii'oubeihinoo

 

 

 

HIGHWAY  (wo'teen) booo

 

 

 

HILL  coo'otoyoo', pl. coo'otoyou'u; on the hill: co'teni'

 

 

 

HILLY  it is hilly: coonooco'otoyoo'

 

 

 

HINT  he (she) hinted to him (her): niibiisiinowoot

 

 

 

HIP anim. noun; (hip joint) someone's hip: woce' ok, pl. woce'ok(u)no'; my hip: noce'ok

 

 

 

HIRE  I am hiring him (hear): hoo3i'eewo'; he (she) is hiring him (her): hoo3i'eewoot, hoo3i'eebeit

 

 

 

HIT  I am hitting you: too'obe3en; I am hitting him (her): too'owo'; he (she) is hitting him (her): too'owoot, too'obeit; don't hit me!: ciibehto'owu

 

 

 

HIVES  he has hives: ceecii'inoo'oot

 

 

 

HOBBLE  I am hobbling the horse(s): neniisooneeci3einoo; I am hobbling around: ceniicii'ou3inenoo

 

 

 

HOBBLE  (pair) of hobbles: niisooneecihiit

 

 

 

 

 

HOLD  I am holding him (her): tonouno'; he (she) is holding him (her): tonounoot, tonouneit; I am holding it: tonounowoo; he (she) is holding it: tonouno'; hold me!: touni;  hold him (her)!: tounin; they are holding each other: tonouneti3i'; I am holding him (her) prisoner: woowoonoo3o'; they are holding hands: nonou'unseeneti3i'

 

 

 

HOLE  toonoti', pl. toonoti'ii; I am digging a hole: toonooxoheinoo; I am filling a hole: nootoobe'eitiinoo; I am drilling a hole: tooncitiinoo; he (she, it) is digging a hole (with feet, hands): nonooxcitiit, nonooxci3eiit; dig a hole!: tonooxoheii; make a hole in it!: tonenin (anim. obj.) tonohoo (inan. obj.)

 

 

 

HOLLER I am hollering: neniitouuhunoo; I am hollering at you: neniitouube3en; he (she) is hollering at him (her): neniitouuwoot; don't holler at me!: ciibehcihniitouuwu

 

 

 

HOLLOW  (empty) it is hollow: neniicisoo'; it (anim. subj.) is hollow: neniiciseiht

 

 

 

HOLY  he (she) is holy: beeteet; it is holy: beeteenoo'; a person who is performing a holy ceremony: niibeebetoo'oot; a person who is engaged in some holy endeavor: niibeteesibitit

 

 

 

HOME beyeihi'; my home: neyeihi'; his (her) home: hiyeihi'; I am a home: heentoonoo neyei'te'; go home!: heeckoohu; where is your home?: toot heyeihi'; I am going home: neeckoohunoo; I have arrived at home: no'eeckoohunoo; I am taking him (her) home: (ho)nookoo3o'

 

 

 

HOMESICK  I am homesick: neneetou3ecoonoo; don't be homesick: ciibehneetou3ecoo

 

 

 

HOMINY  koho'ookuto (pl.)

 

 

 

HOMOSEXUAL  (a homosexual person of either sex) hoxux

 

 

 

HONEST  I try to be honest: niineyey'ii3oobetouhunoo; try to be honest!: neyey'eenei3oobei

 

 

 

HONEY  kouhuyoo'

 

 

 

HONOR  I honor (respect) him (her): nookoneeneenowo', niibobooteenowo'; I am honoring him (her): boobooteenowo'; I honor it: niibobooteeneetowoo

 

 

 

HONORABLE  an honorable person: niibobooteenebeiht, neeteenebeiht (anim.)

 

 

 

HOOF  wo'ox; its hoof: hi'ox, pl. hi'oxuu

 

 

 

HOOP  toonoo'oo', pl. toonoo'ou'u

 

 

 

HOPE (wish) kookoos-; I hope to eat: kookoosneihbii3ih; I hope to live long: kookoosneihkou3iine'etii

 

 

 

HORIZON  3o3oute'; on the horizon: 3o3outei'

 

 

 

HORN  its (anim. subj.) horn: hiniinis, pl. hiniini3o, hiniiniso, it (he) has horns: hiiniinsit; it (he) has one horn: neniisiini3eet; it (he) has a huge rack of horns: woowuuni3eet; it (he) has a broken horn: teebiini3eet; they are breaking their horns off: niiteetebiinsee3ibeti3i'; horn (instrument): niitou3oo; I have many horns (in my collection): woowuuni3eenoo

 

 

 

HORSE  anim. noun; woxhoox, woxuuhoox (old form) obv. sg., pl., obv. pl. woxhooxebii; my horse: notonihi'; his (her) horse: hitoniho' (obv.); my horses: notonih'o'; his (her) horses: hitonih'o (obv.); I own (a) horse(s): hiitonih'inoo; saddle horse: teexokuunoox, teexokuut; horse to chase buffalo with: yeihowoonoox; race horse: nonuhtiinoox

 

 

 

HORSEFLY  anim. noun; niice'noubee, pl. niice'noubeeno'

 

 

 

HORSE MEDICINE  hiwoxhooxhiwoxu'uu

 

 

 

HOSPITAL notoniheino'owu', hesowobeheino'oowu'; in the hospital: notoniheino'oowuu'

 

 

 

HOT  it is hot (weather): heesitee'; it is hot (water, coffee): heescoowu'; it is a hot day: heesteiniisiini'; a hot day: hesteisi'; he (she, it) is hot (feverish): heesxouh'ut

 

 

 

HOT SPRINGS (on Wind River Reservation)  nii'eci'  (means: "good water")

 

 

 

HOUND anim. noun; 3ouyi'eine3, 3ouyi'eihii, obv. sg., pl., obv. pl. 3ouyi'eine3ebii

 

 

 

HOUR  one hour: ceeseytiinoo'eexoo'

 

 

 

HOUSE ho'oowu', pl. ho'oowuu; my house: noto'oowu', pl. noto'oowuu; his (her) house: hito'oowu'; in the house: ciitoowu'; big house: heebeto'oowu'; small house: heceso'oowu'; new house: woono'oowu'

 

 

 

HOW  tousiihi'; how far?: tohuucisiihi';  tohuucis; how much?: tohuutox; how cold it is!: yoh toyo3oo'; how cold (is it)?: tou3ee'okoo3oo

 

 

 

HOWL  it (dog) is howling: niinit; they are howling: niini3i'

 

 

 

HUDSON (a town in Wyoming) boo'oowu'

 

 

 

HUG I am hugging you: hee'iitene3en; I am hugging him (her): hee'iiteno'; he (she) is hugging him (her): hee'iitenoot, hee'iiteneit; hug me!: he'iiteni

 

 

 

HUMBLE  I feel humble: ciiwoxoeenebetinoo

 

 

 

HUMMINGBIRD   anim. noun; bei'ce3einii'ehihi', hetein3e'eneihii

 

 

 

HUNCHBACK  coo'otoooyo', coo'ou'uno'; I am a hunchback: coo'otoooyonnoo

 

 

 

HUNDRED beteetosoo'; hundred and one: beteetosoo' noh ceesey (older form: beteetosoo' ceesey cebiihi')

 

 

 

HUNGRY  I am hungry: heesneenoo; are you hungry?: kooheesnee

 

 

 

HUNT I am hunting: heniinoo'einoo; I hunt (habitually): niinoo'einoo; don't hunt here!: hiit ciibeh'iinoo'e!

 

 

 

HUNTER anim. noun; hiinoo'eihii; male hunter: hiinoo'einen; I am a hunter: heniinoo'eihiininoo

 

 

 

HURRY I am hurrying: noohohouhunoo; don't hurry!: ciibehnohohouhu; hurry up!: noxuhu (emphatic) neenowo'onin; I am always in a hurry: niiteco'onnohohouhunoo, niinohohouhunoo

 

 

 

HURT  I am hurting: heesouubeihinoo; he is hurt (from an accident): heesiiniit; I am hurting you: heesiiniihe3en; I am hurting him (her): heesiiniiho'; don't hurt me!: ciibeh(cih)'esiiniihi; don't hurt yourself!: ciibeh'esiiniiheti; don't hurt him (her)!: ciibeh'esiiniihin

 

 

 

HUSBAND my husband: nees; your husband: hees; her husband: hiix,  hiux; our husbands: hebeh'iihebin (means: "our old men")