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OAR  cowouhoee, pl. cowouhoeeno

 

 

 

OATH I am taking an oath: heniihkohoo'oonoo; take an oath!: hihkohoo'oo; you should take an oath: heibeexhihkohoo'

 

 

 

OATMEAL  kohye'eek

 

 

 

OATS woxhooxebii3hiitono, woxhooxebbii3ib

 

 

 

OBEDIENT he (a male child) is obedient: hoowoohookeen (means: "not crazy")

 

 

 

OBESE I  am obese: coowooowunoo; he (she) is obese: coowooowut

 

 

 

OBEY he (she) does not obey (listen to) me: neihoowce'e3ihe', neihoowuu3oowotone; obey me!: cih'i3oowo'toni, cihceh'e3hi (listen)

 

 

 

OBLONG  it is oblong (like a football): xonoooyoo'

 

 

 

OBSTACLE  beebenee3inoo'oo'

 

 

 

OBSTETRICIAN  neeseineeet

 

 

 

OBSTRUCT he (she) is obstructing my way: niibeebenee3iseet

 

 

 

 

 

OCCUPY  I am occupying it (e.g., a house): heentootowoo; he (she) is occupying it: heentooto'

 

 

 

OCEAN heetec; in the ocean: heeteci'; there are fish in the ocean: heeteci' heentoo3i' nowouu; fish live in the ocean: heeteci' neentoo3i' nowouu

 

 

 

OCCUR it occurred (that's the way it happened): he'ne'nih'isoo'; it will occur: heetnee'eesoo'

 

 

 

OCTOBER  ceenkoo', cenkoo', nii'cenkoo'; in October: cenkooti'ehk

 

 

 

ODOR  niibooo';  it has odor (it smells): niibenou'oo'; (now) beenou'oo'

 

 

 

OFFEND I am offending him: heeswooo3iho'; he (she) is offending me: heeswooo3iheinoo; don't offend him (her)!: ciibeh'eswooo3ihin

 

 

 

OFFICER anim. noun; army officer: beniinookee, pl.  beniinookeeno'; police officer: touk(u)3eihii, pl. touk(u)3eihiiho'; high-ranking officer: co'outookee

 

 

 

OFFER  I will honor you in a traditional manner by offering to   you my horse: heetneeceenohoo3e3en notonihi'; I offer you something with sincerity: honookonoonbiine3en

 

 

 

OFFICIAL anim. noun; elected or appointed official, judge, lawyer: hooxuwuunen

 

 

 

OFFSPRING he (she) has offspring (one or more): hiitei'yooniibit; he (she, it) has many offspring: nonoo3seit,  hoowuhseit

 

 

 

OFTEN  teco'oniihi'; I often eat: niiteco'onbii3ihnoo, niibii3ihnoo teco'oniihi'

 

 

 

OH MY GOSH!   'ouweih, 'osteii

 

 

 

OIL   frying oil: cebitee; crude oil: wo'teencebitee; car oil (and gas): cebitee

 

 

 

OINTMENT xo'eyoo, pl. xo'eyono; I am applying ointment: xo'enowoo, henii3enowoo

 

 

 

OKAY  wohei (man speaker), 'ine (woman speaker)

 

 

 

OLD   I am an old man: beeh'iihehiininoo;  old person: beesnenitee, pl. beesneniteeno'; old man: beh'iihehi' , pl. beh'iihoho'; it is old: koo3eiyoo'; old horse: beh'eihoox; old woman: betebih'ehihi', betebihiisei; old cow: betebihookec

 

 

 

OLD BEAVER RIM ROAD  3eniixobooo  (means: "steep road")

 

 

 

OLDER BROTHER anim. noun; neeseh'e, pl. neesoh'oho', obv. sg. hiisoh'o

 

 

 

 

 

OLDER SISTER  anim. noun; nebi; his (her) older sister: hibio; sister! (voc.): nebihoo

 

 

 

OMIT  I omit it: nonoo3toowootowoo

 

 

 

OMNIVOROUS   niibehbii3iht (means: "he [she] eats anything")

 

 

 

ON  on top of (a table): teesiihi' (bii3hiitoone'); I am on top of something (e.g., branch, house): honouu3inenoo; I am on board (carried by train, boat): teneexokunoo; get on! (e.g., horse): teesisee, teesis; on water: neci'

 

 

 

ONCE  ceesey; jump once!: ceeseiceno'oo; kick it (anim. obj.) once!: ceeseito'(o)xonin; kick it (inan. obj.) once!: ceeseito'(o)xoo

 

 

 

ONE  ceesey; it is one o'clock: ceseini' noo'xoo'; one dollar bill (in context): neniixou'usi'; there is one, it is one (inan. subj.): neniiseti'; there is one (anim. subj.): neniiseiht

 

 

 

ONION  anim. noun; xouucen, pl. xouucenii; my onion: noxouuceniib; his (her) onion: hixouuceniiw

 

 

 

ONLY only (sugar), cese', kouun, beebeet (niisiscoo'); there is only one: beni'niiseiht (anim.), beni'niiseti' (inan.)

 

 

 

OOPS  'eiyo', 'ouweih

 

 

 

OOZE   it is oozing: 3onookuu'oo'; it is oozing from the ground: biiseceii'oo'

 

 

 

OPEN  it is open (e.g., box): konoonoti'; it is open (door): konooniiteetee'; I will open it: heetkoonenowoo; I am opening it: konoonenowoo; I keep opening it: niiteco'onkoonenowoo; in the open (plainly visible): ho3es; open it!: koonenoo, (door), kooniiteenoo; open it in a hurry!: koonkuutii; open your eyes!: koonooku'oo, kookoonooku'

 

 

 

OPENING  toonoti', pl. toonoti'i (there is a hole, there are holes)

 

 

 

OPERATE  I am operating on him (her): konoe'3eino'; he (she) is being operated on: konoe'3eineet; he  (she) is operating a car, tractor: nonoo'einoot

 

 ceb(i)koohuuni3, niiniihen cebiseeni3

 

 

 

OPINION that is your opinion?: hotou3eeneet; what is his (her) opinion?: hiitou3eeneet; what was his (her) opinion?: hihtou3eeneet

 

 

 

OPOSSUM  anim. noun; hetoxooneihii, pl. hetoxoonineehiiho', obv. sg. hetoxoonineehio

 

 

 

OPPORTUNITY  the (an) opportunity is here: he(e)ntouhee3ei'iixoyoo'

 

 

 

OPPOSE I am opposing you: ceniitou3ookoteenebe3en;  don't oppose me!: ciibehcihtou3ook teenebi

 

 

 

OPPOSITE honohube' (on the other side); I am opposite you (facing you): nonookooto'ne3en; he (she) is opposite you: nonookooto'nein; you are opposite each other: seebei'onetinee

 

 

 

OR  wo'ei3; mother or father: neinoo wo'ei3 neisonoo

 

 

 

ORANGE  niihoonice'ee', pl. niihoonice'ei'i

 

 

 

ORDER  in order to: heetih-;  I have brought my money in order to eat: noo'uxotiinoo nebei'ci3eiwo heetihbii3ihnoo, heetihne'bii3inoo

 

 

 

ORDER that's an order: hee3ooxuwut, nee'ee3ooxuwut; everything is in order: heeneecxooyeitee'

 

 

 

ORGAN (musical instrument) niibeiikuu3oo; (internal organ) 3eise3ooo, pl. 3eise3oono

 

 

 

OSAGE  wosootiinen, wosoo3iinen, wosoosiinen

 

 

 

OSTRICH anim. noun; beescenee (turkey), pl. beesceneeno'

 

 

 

OTHER    others (other people): hoo3oo'o neniteeno'; other dogs: hoo3oo'o he3ebii

 

 

 

OTTER  anim. noun; yeiy, obv. sg. yeiyon, pl. yeiyono'

 

 

 

OUCH  'o(o)'ho (male speaking), 'o(o)'xu (female speaking)

 

 

 

OUST  (presumably) he (she) was ousted: hee'ihnoutecnoohoo; we have ousted him (her): konoutenoono'

 

 

 

OUT  I will go out: heetnoehinoo; he (she) went out: nihnoehit; he (she) is moving out: nonou3iihit; get out of my way: ceibisee, nookootisee

 

 

 

OUTCAST (a nobody) hiihoowtokohbeih

 

 

 

OUTDOORS  ceee'3i'; he (she) is outdoors (outside): heentoot ceee'3i'

 

 

 

OUTFIT my outfit: nei3ii'tootonouyoonoo, nii3ii'tootonouyeinoo (means: "all that I use")

 

 

 

OUTHOUSE   biihiino'oowu' (means: "defecation house"), ceenokuhceheino'oowu' (means: "sitting down house")

 

 

 

OUTLAW  heeci'eichit; I am an outlaw: heeci'eichiinenoo

 

 

 

OUTSIDE  ceee'3i'; he (she) is outside: heentoot ceee'3i'; they are outside: heentoo3i' ceee'3i'; it is outside: heentou ceee'3i'

 

 

 

OUTSTANDING   I am outstanding: neneeheekuunoo

 

 

 

OVER  over there: hii3e', huu3e'; over the mountain, hill, etc.: kooxtoote', kox3i'

 

 

 

OVERHEAD the sun is directly overhead: hiisiis 3onoo3ooseet

 

 

 

OVERHEAR    I overhear you: ceneeceeyouwhe3en

 

 

 

OVERLOOK  I overlook you: nonoo3toowoo3e3en; I overlook him (her): nonoo3toowooo3o'; I overlook it: nonoo3toowoootowoo ; don't overlook me!: ciibehcihnoo3toowooo'xu

 

 

 

OVERNIGHT  I will stay overnight: heetneeteininoo; stay overnight!: heteini

 

 

 

OVERPOWER  I have overpowered you: neneetoxuuhe3en; he (she) has overpowered him (her): neneetoxuuhoot

 

 

 

OVERSEAS  3obooxonoo (across the ocean, Europe)

 

 

 

OVERSEE I am overseeing you: heneeteihiiwoone3en; he (she) is overseeing him (her): heneeteihiiwootonoot

 

 

 

OVERTAKE  I am overtaking you: coowo'ne3en; I am overtaking him (her): coowo'ono'; he (she) is overtaking him (her): coowo'onoot, coowo'oneit

 

 

 

OVERTURN  I have overturned a vehicle: hii3ecinoo'oonoo

 

 

 

OWE you owe me money, a horse: honoo3ei'ine3en bei'ce3eii, woxhoox; he (she) owes him (her): honoo3ei'inoot; he (she) owes you: honoo3ei'inot; you don't owe me anything: heihoowoo3ei'in

 

 

 

OWL  anim. noun; bee3ei, pl. bee3eino', obv. sg. bee3ein

 

 

 

OWN   I own a dog: hiitonih'inoo he3, hiite3ebiibinoo; I own this pole: neniiheneihinoo nehe' hokoox; I own this box: neinistoot nuhu' ce'eibes; this is my own pipe: nehe' niiheyoo netiicooo

 

 

 

OX   hiitoohuunookec (draft cow); oxen: niikoo'ouutsee3i' (means: "they kick up dust")