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LABOR  niisi3ooo, niisi3oot

 

 

 

LACING PIN hoku3oo'hoe, pl. hoku3oo'hoeno

 

 

 

LADDER houuhuut

 

 

 

LAKE  ni'ec, pl. ni'ecii; in the lake: ni'eci'

 

 

 

LAMB  anim. noun; hoteiisoo, pl. hoteiisoono'

 

 

 

LAME  I am lame: ceni'eihinoo

 

 

 

LAMP  nohoe'3eeyoo, noho'e3eeyoo, pl. nohoe'3eeyono, noho'e3eeyoono

 

 

 

 

 

LANCE biixoo', pl. biixou'uu

 

 

 

LAND  biito'owu'; on land: biito'owuu'

 

 

 

LANDER (town in central Wyoming, on the southern edge of Wind River Reservation) howoh'oowu' (means: "many houses"); in, at Lander: howoh'oowuu'

 

 

 

LANGUAGE heenetiit; my language: neteenetiit; foreign language (other than the one the speaker uses): ce'eseitiit

 

 

 

LANTERN  niixooneeni', pl. niixooneeni'i

 

 

 

LARAMIE   beniino'oowu'  (means: "soldier building")

 

 

 

LARD  nookcebitee (means: "white grease")

 

 

 

LARGE  he (she) is large: beneeseinooehit; it is large: beneesoo'; it is larger: woo'bei'oo'; I have a large arm: beneesneseenoo; I have large feet: beneebeesseihteenoo; I have a large nose: beneessiibeenoo

 

 

 

LARIAT  anim. noun; seenook, obv. sg., pl., obv. pl. seenookuu

 

 

 

LAST  the last one (anim. subj.): hiitooxu'oot; the last one (inan. subj.): hiitooxu'oonoo'; last item on the agenda: hiitooxu'owoo'; last night: biikoo; last year: tihceciiniini'; he (she) is walking last (in line): hiitooxuseet

 

 

 

LAST-CHILD  hiitooxusoo

 

 

 

LAST RITES  he (she) is receiving last rites: heetbeebeesio'heiht

 

 

 

LATCH  latch (lock) it!: nih'oo'ohoo

 

 

 

LATE  it is late: konouto'oo'; I am late: konoutoneihinoo; don't be late!: ciibehkoutoneihi; later (on): beexoo3iihi', hoo3iihi' (next time)

 

 

 

LAUGH  I am laughing: hooxooninoo, hooxo'oninoo; don't laugh!: ciibeh'oxooni; he (she) makes me laugh: nooxooheinoo; I make him (her) laugh: nooxo'oho', nooxooho'; he (she) makes him (her) laugh: nooxoohoot, nooxooheit; I am laughing at him (her): nooxoo3o'; he (she) is laughing at me: hooxoo3einoo; I laugh at myself (frequently): noonoxoo3etinoo

 

 

 

LAUNDRY  hehiise3oono

 

 

 

LAW  hooxuwuut

 

 

 

LAWYER  anim. noun; hooxuwuunen

 

 

 

 

 

LAY I am laying it down (anim. obj.): ceniineno'; I am laying it down (inan. obj.): ceniinenowoo; I am laying him (her) down: heniisbeno'; he (she) laid me (down): nih'iisbeneinoo

 

 

 

LAZY I am lazy: 3oonouhunoo, 3onoowobeihnoo; he (she) is lazy: 3oonouh(u)t; don't be lazy!: ciibeh3onouhu, ciibehnii3eenebi

 

 

 

LEAD  I am leading (I am in the lead): neniitobeeenoo; I am leading you: neniitowoone3en; I am leading him (her): neniitowoonoot; I am leading it (an animal, on a leash or rope): nonoo'eici3o'; he (she) is leading (in a race): neniitowo'oot

 

 

 

LEAF  biiciis, pl. biiciixo; leaves are falling: ceenkoo'

 

 

 

LEAK it is leaking: ceenii'oo'; there is a leak (here): biisii'oo'; it leaks in (whenever it rains): niicenii'oo'; I am taking a leak: seneikoohunoo; leak (from a car, discharge from a living organism): biisii'oot, pl. biisii'oo3i'

 

 

 

LEAN  lean meat: nii'oseinoo'; it is lean (not fat): hoowniineniin

 

 

 

LEAN-TO  toukoohowoot, toukoohoe, besoowu'

 

 

 

LEAP  the deer is leaping: nonoonoh'oxoot bih'ih; I am leaping (jumping): ceeno'oonoo

 

 

 

LEARN  I am learning: heniixoohootowoonoo, neeyeitiinoo (I am going to school); learn it!: hei'noo; he (she)  learns fast: ceiinenooneyei3itoot

 

 

 

LEASE  I am leasing it from him (her): heniiheinoo (he, she is leasing it to me)

 

 

 

LEATHER  woo3onesi'

 

 

 

LEAVE  I am leaving you: nonoo3e3en; he (she) is leaving him (her): nonoo3oot; don't leave me!: ciibehnooxu; leave me alone!: ciinihi; leave him (her) alone!: ciinihin; leave (pl.) him (her), them alone!: ciinihe'; I will leave this horse for you: heetnootowuune3en nehe'  woxhoox

 

 

 

LEFT (left side) nowoo3; to, on the left (side): nowoo3iihiiteeniihi', nowoo3iihi', nowooteeniihi'

 

 

 

LEFT-HANDED  I am left-handed: noowoo3(i)noo; he (she) was left-handed: nihnowoo3it

 

 

 

LEFTOVER  cenii'iissise', pl. cenii'iissei'i

 

 

 

 

 

LEG  (from the thigh to and including the foot) wo'oo3, pl. wo'ooto; my foot: no'oo3; his (her) foot: hi'oo3; on my leg: no'oote'; I have a broken leg: toowooneenoo; I have broken legs: tonootowooneenoo; it has legs (e.g., a chair): hii'oo3iinoo';  he (she) has a wooden leg: beshii'oo3it; I have long legs: heneeneyooneenoo; I have short legs: tonooto'ooneenoo; I am (barely) standing on one lies: ceeneeseyoootoo'oonoo; my leg is aching: seesiiyoonoo'oonoo

 

 

 

LEGEND heeteetoo, pl. heeteetoono

 

 

 

LEGGING  wotoo, pl. wotooho;  my leggings: nonotooho

 

 

 

LEMON  (nii)siisinice'ee' pl. (nii)siisinice'ei'i

 

 

 

LEMONADE  niscih'ebiit (sweet drink)

 

 

 

LEND I am lending it to him (her): heniiho'; he (she) is lending it (anim. or inan. obj.) to me: heniiheinoo; I am lending it to you: heniihe3en (indefinitely), neneeciihe3en (for a short period)

 

 

 

LESS  3ooniihi'; he (she) lets me have it for less: 3onoonoutoneinoo

 

 

 

LET he (she) lets him (her) eat: xonouwoo3, niixouwoo3 bii3hiinoot; let's eat!: hehbii3ihin; let's drink!: hehbenen; let's play!: heh'iinikotiin

 

 

 

LEVEL  (measuring instrument) cectonoobe'eiyoo

 

 

 

LEVEL  it is level: ceectoyoo'

 

 

 

LEVER  noh'o'oe

 

 

 

LICENSE  PLATE   hoyeibi3oo, pl, hoyeibi3oono

 

 

 

LICK  I am licking it: niisootowoo; I am licking it (anim. obj.): niisoowo'; I am licking myself: niisoobetinoo; lick me!: nisoowu

 

 

 

LID  (cover) hokohoe, pl. hokohoeeno

 

 

 

LIE  (make untrue statements) I am lying: neentooyeinoo; I lie (I am a liar): neentouhunoo; I am lying to you: neentoonobe3en; he (she) is lying to him (her): neentoonowoot; don't lie to me!: ciibehnentoonowu; don't lie!: ciibehnentooyei

 

 

 

LIE  I am lying: see'esinenoo; he (she) is lying: see'isi'; they are lying: sei'isi'i; lie down!: se'isii, hiis(i)bi; I am lying down (in bed): heniisibinoo; he (she) is lying flat on the bed: see'isi'  hoobe'; it (anim. subj. e.g., rope) is lying (there): heneinokut; it is lying (there): heneinootee'

 

 

 

LIFE hiine'(i)tiit; this is the good life: hii3eti' nuhu'uunetiit; my life: netiine'(i)tiit

 

 

 

LIFT I am lifting him (her): nooh'eno'; I am lifting it: nooh'enowoo; he (she) is lifting him (her): nooh'enoot; lift it!: noh'enoo; lift him (her)!: noh'enin; lift me!: noh'eni

 

 

 

LIGHT (not heavy) he (she) is light: nooh'ohei3e'; it is light: nooh'eyoti', nooh'oheyoti', hoowuuheyot (not heavy)

 

 

 

LIGHT   it is light (not dark): nooh'oe'; it is light (day): heniisiini'; it is light (illuminated): nooho'etee' nooh'oo'utee'; it is getting light (now): woow cenihnoh'oe', nooh'oesei'oo' (illuminated)

 

 

 

LIGHT ( it is) light green: nonookceneeteeyoo'; (it is) light gray: nonookniice'ee'

 

 

 

LIGHTER nooh'owoot

 

 

 

LIGHTNING ceheekuut

 

 

 

LIKE  what is it (inan. subj.) like?: tousoo; what is it (anim. subj.) he, she like?: tou3eih; it is like something else: neneehiisoo'; they are like each other: neneehii3eihi3i'; it (anim. subj.) looks like a cow: neneehii3ehiiwoot wookecii (obv.)

 

 

 

LIKE  I like you: nii'eenebe3en; I like him (her): nii'eenowo'; I like it nii'eeneetowoo; he (she) likes me: nii'eenebe'inoo; he (she) likes him (her): nii'eenowoot; he (she) likes it: nii'eeneeto'; do you like me?: keini'eeneb, kooheini'eeneb; do you like it?: keini'eeneet, kooheini'eeneet; what do you like to eat?: heeyou hein'iice3oo; I don't like soup: neihoowuni'iicet hokok

 

 

 

LIMB  hitei, pl. hiteino; tree  with many limbs: ceetounit, woowounit

 

 

 

LINE  (on a playing field) nonooxeihi'; (boundary)  heenei'ooxeihi'

 

 

 

LION  anim. noun; heneeceine3, obv. sg., pl., obv. pl. heneeceine3ebii; lion cub: heneeceine3ebiisoo

 

 

 

LIP  someone's lip: beses, pl. besesii; my lip: neses; his (her) lips: hisesii

 

 

 

LIQUOR  nih'oo3ounec

 

 

 

LISTEN  I am listening to you: ceeh'e3ihe3en; I am listening to him (her): ceeh'ee3tono'; he (she) is listening to him (her): ceeh'e3ihoot; I am listening to it: ceeh'ee3towootowoo (radio); listen!: ceh'e3tii; listen to me!: ceh'e3hi; listen to him (her): ceh'e3(i)hin(ee); I am not listening: niihoowceh'e3tii

 

 

 

LITTLE it is little: hookecouhu'; it was little: nih'okecouhu'; I am little: hook(e)ciihihnoo, heecesneniininoo (male speaker); it is becoming little: hook(e)cii'ooo', nooxowniiwotooo; little mouse hookuuhuhu'

 

 

 

LITTLE DIPPER anim. noun; heecesteebiiceso'o'

 

 

 

LITTLE FINGER heces3ee3oo

 

 

 

LITTLE PEOPLE  heecesiiteihii, pl. heecesiiteihiiho'

 

 

 

LIVE  I live in Arapahoe: hinono'ei' heniine'etiinoo; he (she) lives over there: hii3e' heniine'etiit; I am living well: niinii'iine'etiinoo; I live well: niini'iine'etiinoo; where does he (she) live?: tootiine'etii, tootouheetoh'iine'etiit; he (she) is making a living: heniine'etiiwoohut

 

 

 

LIVER his, pl. his(i)no; my liver: netis(i)neb; his (her) liver: hitisneb; I like (to eat) liver: niini'iicetowoo his

 

 

 

LIVESTOCK  anim. noun; wookecii (pl.)

 

 

 

LIZARD  anim. noun; seeniwo', obv. sg., pl., obv. pl. seeniwouu

 

 

 

LOAF  loaf of bread: co'oc, co'coo

 

 

 

LOAF  I am loafing: neihoowkohtowutoo

 

 

 

LOAN  neeciihetiit; I will get a loan: heetnootooneenoo; I will extend a loan to you: heetniihe3en (for an extended period), heetneeciihe3en (short-term)

 

 

 

LOCATION  heetou' (where something is located), heetoot (anim. subj.)

 

 

 

LOCK I am locking him (her) in or out: nenih'oo'ohe'; lock him (her) in or out!: nih'oo'ohun; I am locking this house: nii'oo'ohwoo nuhu' hoo'oowu'; lock up!: nih'oo'ohei'i

 

 

 

 

 

LOCOMOTIVE  anim. noun; heso'oonotii

 

 

 

LOCUST  anim. noun; nih'ooceihii, pl. nih'ooceihiiho'

 

 

 

LODGE lodges (collectively): beyoowu'u

 

 

 

LOG ce'ibes,  pl. ce'(i)bexo; log house: besiino'oowu'

 

 

 

LOINCLOTH  wonout, pl. wonoutno

 

 

 

LONESOME  I am lonesome: neneetou3ecoonoo; don't be lonesome!: ciibehneetou3ecoo

 

 

 

LONG  it is long: heeyoo'; it was long: nih'eyoo'; it (anim. subj.) is long (or tall): heeneiht, heeyoceihit (rope, snake); it has been long (long ago): teec(i)xo'; I have long hair: heeni'einoo; I have long arms: heneenenneseenoo; how long is it (anim. subj.)?: tohuuciteih

 

 

 

LOOK  I am looking around: noonoo'eininoo; I am looking for something: nootnoohootowoo; I am looking at you: nenei'oohobe3en; I am looking at him (her): nenei'oohowo'; he (she) is looking at him (her): nenei'oohowoot; I am looking at it: nenei'oohootowoo; look at me!: nii'oohowu, cih'esoohowu; look at it!: nei'oohootoo, noohootoo; I am looking for it: niinotinowoo, nootinowoo; I am looking for him (her): niinotiiho' nootiiho'; look for him (her)!: notiihin; look for it!: notiitii, not(i)noo; he (she) is looking for him (her): nootiihoot, nootiiheit; I am looking good: nii'inou'hunoo; I am looking up: honoo3i3inne'eixoonoo

 

 

 

LOOKOUT  he (she) is always on the lookout: niiteco'onhonoyeiit

 

 

 

LOOP   I am making a loop on this rope: toonoeeno' nehe' seenook (anim. obj.), (inan. obj.) toonoeenowoo

 

 

 

LOOSE it is loose (my shirt): koono'oe'  (nebiixuut); he (she) is wearing loose pants: koono'otoohoeet; I am letting him (her) loose: ceniineno'; turn it (the horse) loose!: ciinkuusin(ee); I am turning it (anim. obj.) loose: ceniinkuu3o'

 

 

 

LOOSEN I am loosening (untying) it: (anim. obj.) honookuno', (inan. obj.) honookunowoo

 

 

 

LOPE  the horse lopes: woxhoox nonoh'ukotiit

 

 

 

LOSE I have lost it (inan. obj.): heenetiinoo; I have lost it (him, her): heeniho'; he (she) has lost it (inan. obj.): heenetiit; he (she) has lost it (anim. obj.): heenohoot; don't lose it!: ciibeh'enetii (inan. obj.), ciibeh'enehin (anim. obj.); he (she) is losing a race: hiito'oot; I am losing consciousness: niiceeciine'enootinoo; I am losing weight: wooxoonoo'oonoo

 

 

 

LOT  I have a lot of horses: hoowohuusebeinoo; I have a lot of money: nonoo3ci3eibeenoo; I have a lot of children: nonoo3seinoo; I have a lot of friends: wonoo3ee3i' neiteh'eihoho'

 

 

 

LOUD  he (she) is loud: niibeeseitit; he (she) is talking loudly: beneeseitit; it is loud (makes a loud noise): nonooteinooni'; don't be so loud!: ciibehbeeseiti

 

 

 

LOUSE  anim. noun; betei, pl. beteiwo'; my louse (louse on my body): netei

 

 

 

LOVE  I love you: biixoo3e3en; I love him (her): biixoo3o'; you love me: biixooxun; he (she) loves him (her): biixoo3oot; we love each other: biixoo3etino'; I will love you: heetbixoo3e3en; love me!: bixooxu; I love it: biixootowoo; he (she) loves it: biixooto'; I love my children: niibixoo3ou'u netei'yooniiwo'

 

 

 

LOVE  bixoo3etiit

 

 

 

LOW it is low (e.g., water level in a creek): howteb; (cloud) 3onoonouute' hoowuco'ouut; it is running low: konou'unoo'oo', (very low) nooxowkou'unoo'oo'

 

 

 

LOWER  I am lowering it: ceneenenowoo; lower it!: ceenenoo; he (she) is lowering prices: 3onoonou3eit

 

 

 

LUCKY  I am lucky: hoowounouhunoo; he (she) is lucky in gambling: henee3neeni'oyeit;  I was lucky (did something that turned out to be fortunate): nihbii'ontoonoo

 

 

 

LUGGAGE  ce'eiinox, pl. ce'eiino3o

 

 

 

LUMBER  se'bexo

 

 

 

LUNG hiikoon, pl. hiikono; my lungs: netiikono; his (her) lungs: hitiikono

 

 

 

LYNX  anim. noun; 3ouyoteebexookee, pl. 3ouyoteebexookeeno'