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UDDER  nii3ouyoo, pl. nii3ouyoono; as an anim. noun: milker (cow)

 

 

 

UGLY I am ugly (unpleasant to look at): neihoowuu3owooneih; he (she) is ugly (unattractive to look at): henee3neekohtobeiht; he (she) is ugly (surely bad), wooxeihit; he (she) is always doing something bad: niiteco'onwoowoxutoot

 

 

 

UMBILICAL CORD be3in, pl. be3ino; his (her) umbilical cord: hi3in; he (she) cut his (her) umbilical cord: nihkouutesoot; he (she) is shedding his (her) umbilical cord: kooxu3neet

 

 

 

UMBRELLA toukoohowoot, pl. toukoohowootno (see: PORCH); my umbrella: netoukoohowoot open your umbrella!: siicenoo, siisiiceno, hetoukoohowoot

 

 

 

UNABLE I am unable to do (manage) it: honoo3ontiinoo, neihoowunii'en; I will be unable to do it: heetnoo3ontiinoo, neetneihoowunii'en

 

 

 

UNBEATABLE I am unbeatable: neihoowuni'cebe'eihei, neihoowuni'ooyoo3ei; he (she) is unbeatable: hiihoowuni'cebe'eihei

 

 

 

UNBROKEN this horse is still unbroken: nehe' woxhoox hoono'hoowteben; this horse has not yet been broken to ride: hoono'hoowuuseito'on nehe' woxhoox; the stick is unbroken: beshoowtowot

 

 

 

UNCLAIMED  it is unclaimed (e.g., baggage): heniiniiwo'oo'

 

 

 

UNCLE anim. noun; my uncle (mother's brother): nesi, pl. nesiho'; your uncle: hesi; his (her) uncle: hisio (obv.); this is my uncle: nehe' neneenit nesi; uncle (voc.)!: nesihoo

 

 

 

UNCLEAN  it is unclean: hoowuuyoo3oo; the water is unclean: hoowuuyootoow

 

 

 

UNCONSCIOUS he (she) is unconscious: hoowoee'inoot (senseless, e.g., after drinking to excess)

 

 

 

UNCOVER  I am uncovering him (her) (in bed): konoonooyo'uno'

 

 

 

UNDER(NEATH) hi3oobe'; under water: hi3oobeceii; put it underneath!: kotooyciinenoo; get under cover (e.g., against bad weather)!: hoyeikoohu; I am getting under cover!: hooyeikoohunoo

 

 

 

UNDERCLOTHES  3oobe'eixoono; my underclothes: 3oobe'neteixoono

 

 

 

UNDERGROUND hi3oobesiihi'; iron is gotten from underground: bei'ci3e' hi3oobesiihi' ne'niiteni'

 

 

 

UNDERPANTS  hi3oobewotooho

 

 

 

UNDERPASS  heet3einootee', pl. heet3einootei'i

 

 

 

UNDERSTAND I understand you (I hear you): neniitone3en; I understand you (I know what you are saying): hee'inowoo heesinihiin; I really understand it: xonooxouuwoote'inowoo; do you understand (what I am saying)?: koohee'in

 

(niisinihiinoo)

 

 

 

UNDRESS  I am undressing: nenee3ibiinoo; I am undressing (completely): nenenee3ibiino; I will undress: heetnehee3einoo; I am undressing  him (her) (completely): neehee3eino'; he (she) is undressing  him (her): neehee3einoot; I will undress him (her) (completely): heetnehee3eino' 

 

 

 

UNEVEN  it is uneven: hoowcectoyoo

 

 

 

UNFASTEN unfasten your shoes!: neeto'onii hoonookunoh'iikuhu; unfasten it!: (anim. obj.) hookunin(ee), (inan. obj.) hookunoo; I am unfastening a button: honookunohkuhunoo; I am unfastening buttons: konookonohkuhunoo

 

 

 

UNFOLD I am unfolding it: seniicenowoo; I am unfolding it (anim. obj.): seniiceno'; unfold it!: siicenin(ee)

 

 

 

UNHAPPY  I am unhappy (troubled): neihoowuni'i3ecoo; I am unhappy (lonely): neneetou3ecoonoo; don't be unhappy!: ciibehciini'i3ecoo

 

 

 

UNITE  these tribes are uniting (coming together temporarily): nuhu' 3owo3neniteeno' wonoohonsee3i'; they are uniting (to establish a long, stable relationship): hiiniito'eibeti3i' (individual by individual) heneeneiniito'eibeti3i'

 

 

 

UNKEMPT  his (her) hair is unkempt: woowoyote'eit

 

 

 

UNLOCK I am unlocking the house: konoonootoo'ohwoo (ho'oowu'); I will unlock the house: heetkoonootoo'ohwoo (ho'oowu'); unlock the house!: koonootoo'ohoo (ho'oowu')

 

 

 

UNPACK I am unpacking: heneenetoono3einoo, heneeneteyeinoo; unpack it!: heenetoono3eii

 

 

 

UNPREDICTABLE  he (she) is  unpredictable: cenee'nonooteiht; it is unpredictable: cenee'nonoo3oo'

 

 

 

UNSCREW  I am unscrewing it: honookooto'ohwoo, ceesyoo'ohwoo

 

 

 

 

 

UNTIE  I am untying a rope: honookuno' seenook; I will untie a rope: heetnookuno' seenook; I am untying a bundle, knot: honookunowoo cee'eekhu'; untie your horse!: hookunin hotonihi'; untie ( turn your horse loose!): hookkuusin, ciinkuusin hotonihi'; I am untying my horse: honookuno' notonihi'; I am untying (my horse) (or any other animal that I  own): honookunooxobeinoo; I will untie my horse (or any other animal that I own): heetnookunooxobeinoo

 

 

 

UNTIL honoot; wait until he comes!: cowou'ubehi honoot no'seehehk; wait until I have finished!: howoh'oee honoot bee3toonoohohk, bee3toonoohk; wait until I have completely finished!: howoh'oee honoot beebee3toonoohk; I will stay until dark: heetbihi'ineentoonoo

 

 

 

UNTRUE  it is untrue: hoowuu3oobee

 

 

 

UNWILLING  I am unwilling to do it: nenii3eenebinoo; don't be unwilling to do it!: ciibehnii3eenebi

 

 

 

UP  hihcebe'; come up!: cihnoh'ohusee; walk up (e.g., the creek)!: hihciniihisee; climb up (toward the speaker): cihnoh'ohuusee; I am walking up: heniihiniihiseenoo; throw me up!: cih'ihckuusi

 

 

 

UPSET  I am upset: neihoowni'owooteh

 

 

 

UPSIDE DOWN  that box is upside down: honoo3tone'einootee' hinee ce'eibes; that man is hanging upside down: honoo3tone'einou3i' hinee hinen; those men are hanging upside down: honoo3tone'einouu3i'ii hinee hinenno'

 

 

 

UPSTAIRS  upstairs room: teexo'oowu'

 

 

 

URGE  he (she) is urging me (to do something): neeniisibeinoo; don't urge me!: ciibehneeniisibi; don't keep urging me!: ciibehneeneniisibi ; I am urging you: neeniisibe3en; he (she) is urging him (her): neeniisiwoot

 

 

 

URINATE  I am urinating (woman speaking): seneiikoohunoo; I will urinate: heetseiikoohunoo; don't urinate here!: huut ciibehseiikoohu; I am urinating (man speaking): 3ii'isiinoo

 

 

 

URINE  seiit; my urine: neseiit

 

 

 

USE  I am using it (inan. obj.): toonounowoo; I am using him (her): toonouno'; he (she) is using me: toonouneinoo; I am using his (her) wagon (anim. obj.): toonounowou'u hitotiiw; I am using his (her) car (anim. obj.): toonounowou'u hitotiiw; I am using that box: toonounowoo hinee ce'eibes; may I use it?: kooneeni'tonoun; may I use him (her)?: kooneeni'tonounoo; do you use sugar?: keitonoun niisiscoo'

 

 

 

USEFUL  I am useful: heniixoneihinoo

 

 

 

 

 

USHER  he'neexo3eihii

 

 

 

UTE anim. noun; wo'(o)teenehiinen; Utes: wo'(o)teenehi3i'; the Ute tribe: wo'(o)teennehhiiteen; Ute woman: wo'(o)teenehisei; Ute child: wo'(o)teenehiisoo

 

 

 

UVULA  hotoowkuutoot; pl. hotoowkuutootno