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YARN wohoononook (thread, string); pl. wohoononookuu; my yarn: nowohoononook

 

 

 

YAWN I am yawning: nookooniinoo; he (she) is yawning: nookooniit; he (she) yawns: niinokooniit; he (she) keeps yawning: niinohoowohnokooniit

 

 

 

YEAR cec (also: winter); pl. cec(i)no; this year: nuhu cec; next year: hoo3ceciini'ehk; one year: ceesey cec; two years: niis cec; he (she) is two years old: neniis cec nibeet

 

 

 

YEARLING ceneesei cec nibeet (any animal that is a year old); pl. ceneesei cec nibee3i'

 

 

 

YEAST  nisonohxo'oee (also refers to: baking powder)

 

 

 

YELL I keep yelling: neneeniito'uhnoo; I will yell: heetniito'uhnoo; I am yelling at him (her): hee3ebniitouuwo'; I am always yelling, I keep yelling: niiteco'oniito'uhnoo; don't yell!: ciibehniitouhu; don't yell at me!: ciibehcihniitouuwu

 

 

 

 

 

YELLOW it is yellow: niihooyoo'; it  is (rapidly) turning yellow: niihooninoo'oo'; I am yellow: niihooneihinoo:; he (she) is yellow: niihooneiht; the banana is yellow: noonousoo' niihooyoo'; it was yellow: nihnihooyoo'

 

 

 

YELLOWJACKET anim. noun; kohoh' ok, koh' ok (also: bee); obv. sg., pl., obv. pl. kohoh'okuu

 

 

 

YELLOWSTONE  heetihco'oo'  (means: "where it goes up")

 

 

 

YELP this dog is yelping: nehe'e3 niitoo(too)yeito'; I make the dog yelp: niitooyeitoh'o' nehe'e3; the dog yelps all the time: nehe'e3 niiteco'ontootooyeito'

 

 

 

YES hee (man speaking); 'oo, 'ine (woman speaking); wohei, woheih (man speaking)

 

 

 

YESTERDAY tih'iisiini'; day before yesterday: honohube' tih'iisiini', niito' tih'iisiini'; yesterday it rained: nih'oosoo' tih'iisiini'

 

 

 

YIELD I yield to his (her) command (what he, she has said): xonooku'eeneetobeeno' heesinihiit

 

 

 

YOLK niihooyoo' (means: "it is yellow"); I like the egg yolk: niini'iicetowoo hini'eetnihooyoo' noon; don't give him the yolk again: ciibehco'oxuwun heetnihooyoo'

 

 

 

YOU  neneenin (it is you)

 

 

 

YOUNG  I am young: wonooneihinoo; you are young: wonooneihin; I was young: nihwooneihinoo; when I was young: tihwooneihinoo; my father is still young: neisonoo noosouwooneiht; he (she) is the youngest: neneenit toh'ecoxookeet; young man: honoh'oe; young woman: hiseihiitei'yoo; young bear: woxuusoo; young cow: wookeciisoo; young Arapaho; nonoo'eisoo; young duck: siisiiko'uusoo; he (she) has young: hiiniisoonit

 

 

 

YOUNGER SISTER  anim. noun; my younger sister: neehebehe' (or my younger brother)

 

 

 

YOUTH  anim. noun; male youth: hecexonoh'oe

 

 

 

YUCCA  siiceneewoxu'