ABANDON it was abandoned: nihnooto'; he (she) was abandoned: nihnoo3eiht; he (she) abandoned him (her): nihnoo3oot
ABBREVIATE it (e.g., a person's name) is abbreviated: niitou'kuuhu'
ABDOMEN (someone's) abdomen: wonot, pl. wonotno; my abdomen: nonot; his (her) abdomen: hinot
ABDUCT he (she) abducted him (her): heniixoyooniihoot
ABJECT I am in an abject state: 3onouubeihnoo (means: "lazy," "sad," "low," and "despondent")
ABLAZE it is ablaze (burning bright): noo'ohutee'
ABLE I am able (I am capable of accomplishing a task): nii'eeniinoo; I am able to handle (manage) it: nii'enowoo; I will be able to handle it: heetni'enowoo; he (she) is able to handle it: nii'eno'
ABLOOM they are abloom: konoo'okuunoo'ou'u
ABODE (home): niiinowoohut; his (her) abode: hiniiinowoohut
ABOLISH he (she) is abolishing it: neeneenontiit; abolish (destroy) it completely!: neeneenonhii
ABORTION she had an abortion (presumably): hee'ih'etonowuneih hiniison
ABOUT bebene; about two or three days: bebene niis wo'ei3 neesiiis; I am about to go: heeyeihce3ei'oonoo; it is about time for me to eat: heeyeihbii3ihnoo; he (she) is just about here: heeyeihno'useet
ABOVE hihcebe'; the clock is hanging above where you are sitting: hee'iyooo honou3i' hihcebe' heetoh3i'okun
ABOVE ALL it is most important above all: ceebe'eico'ouute'
ABRUPT it is abrupt (sudden): koxuuten tebinoo'oo' (means: breaking suddenly)
ABSCESS beniini' hesowo
ABSENT I am absent (not there): neihoowweentoot; I am absent (not here): neihoowweentoo; my husband was absent from the meeting: nees hih'ooweentoo nih'iitohteenetiitooni' (from where they were talking)
ABSENT-MINDED he (she) is absent-minded (forgets a lot): noonih'ihiinit
ABSORB I am absorbing it (soaking up liquid): hii3konootowoo
ABUSE he (she) is being abusive: hononot'noohoet (verbal abuse); noononooxo3ihtiit (harm physically)
ABYSS niicoonteto'wuu'oni' (without bottom); niicoonitetouhu'
A CAPPELLA niikonouniibeiit (without accompaniment)
ACCELERATE (faster) nohohooniihi'
ACCENT (style of speech) he (she) speaks with an accent: niice'seitit; they speak with an accent: niice'seiti3i'
ACCEPT I will accept it (anim. or inan. obj.) for you: heetniitenowuune3en (also means: "I will take it from you"); I will accept it (e.g., a gift or what is said): heetxouwoteneetowoo
ACCESS I have access to this: heetno3ontonouni'
ACCIDENT he (she) is in an accident: ceteenowoot (also means: "in trouble"); he (she) found the key by accident: nihcee3bii'ino' koonootoo'hoe; he (she) did it by accident: nihcee3toot; my son was in a car accident (turned over his car): neih'e nih'i3eckuu3oot hitotiiw
ACCLAIM they yell in acclamation: hoowooni3i' (men used to say "yeihii," women would yodel); yelling as acclamation: kookokoceii' (old word)
ACCOMMODATE I accommodated him/her (provided housing for the night): nih'eteihniiho'
ACCOMPANY I will accompany you: heetnii3neniibe3en (means: "I will live in company with you"), heetnii3oone3en (means: "I will go with you"); I am accompanying you (sg.): nenii3oone3en; I will accompany you (pl.): heetnii3oone3enee; I willl live with you: heetniiboohe3en
ACCOUNTS (financial) hiteiyeiniini noh hoxuuheiyo3onohoe (means: "credits and payments")
ACCUMULATE it is accumulating: woo'to'oo'; they are accumulating: woo'to'ou'u
ACCUSE I am accusing you: hoo3oowube3en; he (she) is accusing me: hoo3oowubeinoo; he (she) is accusing him (her): hoo3oowuwoot; don't accuse me!: ciibehcih'o3oowuwu; don't (pl.) accuse me!: ciibehcih'o3oowuwu'; I accused you: nih'oo3oowube3en; he (she) accused his (her) friend: hiniiteh'eiho (obv.) nih'o3oowuwoot; heetniiboohe3en
ACCUSTOMED I am accustomed to it: nonoo3iitowoo; I am accustomed to my life-style: nonoo3iitowoo neesiine'itiinoo; I am accustomed to (used to) it: nonooteihnoo
ACE (in cards): neniixou'usi'; two aces: neniisei'i neniixou'usi'i
ACHE it is aching: seesiino'oo'; I have a stomachache: seesiinbee3ei'oonoo, seesiinnotonoo'oonoo; I have a stomachache accompanied by diarrhea: heesoteenoo; he (she) has a headache: seesiine'eixoot; I ache all over: beisesiino'oonoo; I am aching all over (here and there): beiseneesesiino'oonoo; my bones are aching: seesiinoxonou'o'oonoo; I have an earache: seesiinetoo'oonoo; I have a toothache: seesiinookutoo'oonoo; I am aching in places: seneesiino'oonoo
ACKNOWLEDGMENT (expression of acknowledgment) yes: hee, wohei, (man speaking), 'oo, 'ine (woman speaking)
ACORN no'oubii3hiit (means: "squirrel food"), niikoo'owu'u (refers to: all nuts)
ACQUIRE you have acquired it: hiiteteihiin; I am acquiring it: hiiteteihinoo
ACQUIT I am acquitting it all (setting everything aside): hoono'ut ceniintiinoo
ACRE neniiseti' beseh'e (means: "one little stick"), pl. bexoh'o
ACROPHOBIA he (she) is afraid of heights (habitually): niineinohowut; he (she) is afraid of heights (now): neneinohowut
ACROSS (on the opposite side; in answer to "where?"): hooxono'u; (to the opposite side; in answer to,"where to?"): hooxuuniihi' tokooxuuhu'; I am jumping across: honooxuuceno'oonoo; jump across!: hooxuuceno'oo; I am jumping across it: honooxuuceno'ootowoo; I am swimming across: honooxuuwunoo; I am wading across: hookeibinoo; swim across!: hooxuuwu; I am going across: tookooxuuseenoo, honooxuuseenoo; walk across!: hooxuusee; I am wading across: hooke'enoo; wade (sg.) across! hoke'e; don't jump across this ditch!: ciibeh'ooxuuceno'ootoo nuhu' koh'ouhoe (inan. obj.); don't jump across this rope!: ciibeh'ooxuuceno'ooxun nehe' seenook (anim. obj.); across: tokooxuuniihi'
ACROSS-THE-BOARD PAY CUT hoono'ut he'iko' 3oonowuubeinino' hiiceestooniinino
ACT niiniiniistootiini' (perform); he (she) acts tough: niinooo3ikobeet; he (she) is acting tough: nonooo3ikobeet; don't act tough!: ciibehnooo3ikobee; don't act tough with me!: ciibehcihnoo3ikowuutoni
ACTIVE he (she) is active (get things done): ceniinonooneiht; I am active: ceniinonooneihnoo
ACUTE it is acute (a sudden, sharp) pain: koxuuteneesinoo'oo'
ADAM'S APPLE ce'iitooo'o'
ADD I am adding to it: henii3itonitiinoo; add to it! (inan. obj., solid substance): hii3itonitii; add to it! (by pouring) hii3itonciinohoo; I am adding this: nuhu' nii3itiinoo; I am adding it: henii3itiinoo
ADDITION in addition to: hii3itoniihi'
ADDITION (annex) heneenei'behi'
ADJOURN they adjourned their session: benee3neenetiitooni'
ADOPT I am adopting him (her): woonou'ouwoo3o'; I am adopting it (animal as a pet): hiitenowoo3o'; I adopted him (her): nihwonou'ouwoo3o'; he (she) adopted me: nihwonou'ouwoo3einoo; my parents adopted these children: neniihei'i nihwonou'ouwoo3oo3i' nuhu' tei'yoonoho'
ADULT he is adult (useful): heniixonoh'oehiinit; my daughter is an adult now (grown-up, responsible for her actions): notoone woow hee'eiht; adult person: beesnenitee (means "big person," refers to: an elder)
ADULTERY he (she) is committing adultery: ceniiwohooneiht ; adulterer (male): ciiwohoonen; adultress (female): ciiwohoonisei
ADVANTAGE I have an advantage over you: ceebe'eihi3en
ADVENT ce'noonou'u beteeniisiii, cenoonou'u noh henee3oowuusiii (means: "coming of the holy days")
ADVERSITY he (she) is in adversity: kookonoo'obeiht (destitution), wooxo'oot
(bad time, e.g., illness)
ADVICE hei'towuunetiit, hiiseineebetiit, bebiisibetiit; let me give you some advice!: 3uwooneh'ei'towuune3
ADVISE I am advising you: heniiseineebe3en
AFFORD I can afford it: nii'oo'oowoo
AFRAID I am afraid of him (her): heniixo'; don't be afraid of him (her)!: ciibeh'iisinee; don't be afraid to fight!: ciibeh'iitoo'ei, ciibehnei3ecoo; don't be afraid of me!: ciibeh'iisi; he (she) is afraid of dogs: niiteco'oniixoot he3ebii (obv.); he (she) has always been afraid of dogs: niixoot he3ebii (obv.); he (she) is afraid of me (now): heniiseinoo; he (she) is afraid of heights (habitually): niineinohowut; neneinohowut: he (she) is afraid of heights (right now)
AFTER hiisiihi'; after I eat, I will sleep: hiisbii3ihnoohok heetnokohunoo; after I eat, I sleep (generally): heniisbii3ihnooni niinokohunoo
AFTERNOON tih'iisko'uusiini'; ( in the) afternoon: hiiskoh'uusiini'ehk
AGAIN ce', ce'eihi'; again and again: hokoo3iihi'; say it again!: ce'inihii; I am saying it again: cee'nee'eesinihiinoo, cee'inihiinoo; again! (with surprise about something happening again) koox woow
AGAINST I am against you (I am your adversary): hiicowoo'one3en; I will be against you: heetniicowoo'one3en; they are against each other: hiicowoo'oneti3i'
AGAINST (up against) hooxutoniihi'
AGATE cihciihoho'nookee (means: "clear rock'')
AGENCY ce'eyeino'oowu' ("distribution house," same as: FORT WASHAKIE)
AGENDA neniiteicei'sou'u heenetiitonoo (means: "different things to talk about")
AGENT (superintendent of BIA agency) ce'eeyeihii
AGE-OLD (ancient) koo3eincecnise'
AGO long ago: teecxo'; two years ago: niis cec; long, long ago (at the beginning of everything): beebei'on 3eboosei3iiihi'
AGONY he (she) is in agony(near death): ceetonoheiinit ; (in extreme pain) nonoxoo3eesoowuu3eiht; (really sick) nonoxoo3esowoubeiht
AGREE the two men do not agree with each other: neniisi3i' hinenno' hoowni'oobetino'; we agree: xonouwooteenebeihino'
AHEAD I am walking ahead (in front): neniitowuseenoo; I am walking ahead of you (I am leading you): neniitowoone3en; it (anim. subj.) is flying ahead: neniitowuh'ohut; I am flying ahead of you: neniitowuh'ohuutone3en; in front of: niitobe'einiihi'; he (she) is ahead: niitoowuuuhut (in front of)
AIM I will aim this tepee toward the rising sun (in order for the morning sun rays to enter the tepee through the center of the door opening): nuhu' niinon heetsebeyoohootowoo niitohbisiseet hiisiis; he (she) took aim at the hawk (with a weapon): nihsebeyohoet heeyein (obv.); he (she) aimed at the hawk (for example, with a telescope): nihsebeyoohowoot heeyein (obv.)
AIRPLANE niinih'ohuunoo (it flies around), pl. niinih'ohuunou'u; this is my airplane: nuhu' niinih'ohuunoo' neiinistoot; I own this airplane: nuhu' niinih'ohuunoo' neniiheneihnoo
AIRPORT niitohkou'usei'i niinih'ohuunou'u (means: "where airplanes land")
AIRTIGHT it is air tight nonooxoebee'; it is really air tight: nenei'nonooxoebee'
AISLE niitxootiini' (means: "passageway")
ALBUM (for photographs) niitohonoheihi3i' wo3oninoono'ootno'
ALFALFA niisniikou'usei'i (means: "cut twice"), wooxu'uno (refers to: stacked hay)
ALIBI he (she) has an alibi: niinoonooho3oubeiht
ALIKE it is alike: neneehiisoo'; they are alike: nene'ehiisou'u
ALIVE he (she) is still alive (as after a serious accident): noosouniiyeit; he (she) is alive: heniiyeit; they are alive: heniiyeinou'u; is he (she) still alive (living)?: koowonoh'uune'etii; is it (for example, an animal after having been shot) still alive?: koowonoh'uuyei; the snake swallowed the mouse alive: hini' siisiiyei nih'iiyeinootowkuu3oot hookuuhuho' (obv.)
ALKA SELTZER: niiko'teeno'o' (means: "it fizzes")
ALL all together: hoono'ut; all the people, the whole group or tribe: hinenteeniit; all right: wohei; all of it: beissiihi'; all men will go hunting: beissiihi' hinenno' heetniinoo'ei3i'
ALL-AROUND he (she) is an all-around person: nonootooteiht, beesciinenooneiht
ALLERGY he (she) is allergic to different medicines: hoohoowni'xone' wooxuwo
ALL NIGHT nookoniihi'
ALLOW it is allowed: neniisio'wuuhu'; xonouuwoo3o'
ALL-PURPOSE behiteecise' (now); niibehiteecise' (generally)
ALL RIGHT it is all right: nee'eesoo'
ALMOND niikoo'owu' (nut), pl. niikoo'owu'u
ALMOST tooniihi'; he (she) is almost here: heeyeihno'useet; I almost (unintentionally) touched you: tonootii'ene3en; he (she) almost killed the cow: nihtoonoh'oot wookecii (obv.)
ALONE I am alone: neniisneniinoo; it is alone: niisoo'; I will be alone: heetniisneniinoo; leave me alone!: ciinihi
ALONG I am (going) along (as a companion): neniihobeinoo; I will be along: heetniihobeinoo; come along!: neheicoo, neheic, cihneecisee; come along (with me)!: nii3ooni; she went along with her husband: nihnii3oonoot hiix (or hiux)
ALREADY woow; they are already (now) here: woow heentoo3i'; they have already come (walking): woow noo'usee3i'; he (she) has already come (walking): woow noo'useet
ALRIGHT wohei, 'ine
ALWAYS teco'oniihi', nouutowuuhu', niiteco'on-, nouutow-; he (she) is always smoking: niiteco'onno3eiht, niinouutowuucoot; he (she) always drinks: niiteco'onnih'ebit, niinouutowuh'ebit
AMAZE I am amazed: ne'eihnooo3i3ecooheinoo
AMBUSH he (she) is being ambushed: ceciisbesiitoot; they are being ambushed: ceciisbesiitoo3i '
AMEN nee'eesoo', noh nee'eesoo'
AMBIGUOUS it is ambiguous: neneeheisinhiitee'
AMBITIOUS he (she) is ambitious: nenih'oniitowoot
AMONG I am (as a rule) among them (I mingle with them): niiwoohoneihnoo; you are among them (you are part of a group): woonoohoneihin
AMBULANCE pl. noho'ox3eihiiho' (also means "hearse")
AMMUNITION kokiyono3ii (refers to: bullets, means: ''gun arrows'' )
AMONG I am among: wonoohoneihnoo
AMOROUS they are amorous with each other: niisei'iitoneti3i '
AMOUNT beissiihi' (all of it)
AMPUTATE his (her) leg will be amputated: heetebisiini' hi'oo3
AND noh; bread and butter: co'coo noh nihooncebitee; my father and (my) mother: neisonoo noh neinoo
ANEMIA he (she) has anemia: 3oonooniibe'ibit (means: "not enough blood")
ANGEL anim. noun; niibiinit, pl. niibiini3i' (means: "they have feathers"); hecesbetee3oo (means: "small shadow"), obv. sg. hecesbetee3oon
ANGLE pl. neeyeisesei'i
ANGRY this is an angry dog: nehe' he3 heesnoneet; this dog is angry: nehe' he3 heesnoneet; I am angry: heesnoneenoo; don't be angry!: ciibeh'esnonee; don't be angry with me!: ciibehcih'esnonootoni; are you still angry?: koohenosouneesnonee; he (she) is making me angry: heesinheinoo
ANIMAL anim. noun; cese'eihii, pl. cese'ehiiho', obv. sg. cese'ehio (refers to: wild, four-footed animals); the beaver is a small animal: hebes heecese'ehiinit; the beaver is an animal: hebes cee'se'hiinit; my pet animal: notonihi'; his (her) pet animal: hitoniho' (obv.); his (her) pet animals: hitonih'o (obv.)
ANKLE (someone's) ankle: wono', wonoe'; my ankle: nono'; his (her) ankles: hino'(i)no; on, near your ankle: hono'ine' (also means: "wrist")
ANNIHILATE it is annihilated: neeneenonhii'
ANNIVERSARY howoh cec neniinenii3i'(means: "they have been together many years")
ANNOUNCER anim. noun; noooxneihii, pl. noooxneehiiho'
ANNOY it is annoying (e.g., noise): seniiyeinooni'; he (she) is annoying me: seniineteebeinoo; don't annoy me!: ciibehcou'uhu, ciibehcihcou'uhu (emphatic)
ANOTHER another man: ceese' hinen; another time: hoo3iihi'; another place (away from here): koxhuu, koxhuuniihi'
ANNUL it is being annulled: neneenonhi' (make invalid)
ANSWER hooxoeenihiit, pl. hooxoeenihiitono; I am answering you: honooxoeenhii3e3en; he (she) answered: nih'ooxoeenihiit
ANT anim. noun; heeni', obv. sg. heeniiho', pl. and obv. pl. heeniii; his (her) ant: hiteeniiw
ANTELOPE anim. noun; nisice, obv. sg. nisico, pl. nisic(o)ho'
ANTENNA niisiiteyeinoo' (means: "it receives it")
ANTHROPOLOGY neeyeiti3i' heeyowuusiiniinetiit (means: "they study everyday living")
ANTICIPATE I will anticipate it: hoote'ei heetniise'eenouutowoo
ANTIDOTE heetbebebiisenhiito' heetohciini'o'une'tiit
ANUS (someone's) anus: be3it, pl. be3itno; my anus: ne3it
ANXIOUS I am anxious (eager): nonootowooteihnoo, seesiihinoo; I am anxious for something to happen: seesiihiitowoo; I am very anxious: nonootesiihinoo; I am very anxious for something to happen: nonootesiihiitowoo; I am anxious to eat: seesiihiitowoo bii3hiit
ANY kookiyon; is any soup left over?: koociicii'iisis hokok
ANYONE (is) anyone at home?: koohentootiin, koohinentooo
ANYTIME kookiyon hii'iihi'
ANYWAY konoo'; should I go anyway?: kookonoo'neece3ei'oo
ANYWHERE kookon hee'ii'nei'ii
APACHE coo3o' (means "enemy"), teebe'eisi3i' (means: "they have their hair cut straight, hanging straight down")
APART it is apart: neyeisiihi'; take it apart (anim. obj.)!: 3owouninee; he (she) took his (her) car (wagon) apart: nih3owounoot hitotiiw; her dress fell apart: nih3owounoo'ooni' hibiixuut; take it apart (inan. obj.)!: 3owounoo
APATHY he (she) is apathetic (does not care or have respect): niiciibobooteenebit
APE see: MONKEY
APOCALYPSE (end of the world) heetwoohoyoo
APOLOGY he (she) is apologizing: teeteeso'oot
APPALL he (she) is appalled: nooo3i3ecoot
APPALOOSA neenihiibie'3eit (means: "spotted rear")
APPEALING you are appealing (pleasing): nooxeseihin; he (she) is appealing: nooxeseiht, hii3eiht; he (she) is appealing: hii3oowooneiht
APPEAR he (she) is appearing: biisiseet (see: EMERGE)
APPEARANCE (outward indication) nii'nooyoti'
APPETITE I have an appetite (for anything, not just food): nooxoxoohowunoo
APPLE bee'ice'ee', pl. bee'ice'ei'i; the apple is rotten: wooxuse' nuhu' bee'ice'ee'; the apple tastes good: nii'coo' nuhu' bee'ice'ee'; apples are good: bee'ice'ei'i heniixoyou'u
APPLE PIE bee'i'ce'ee beesbinoc
APPLY I am applying it (ointment): henii3enowoo; apply it (by rubbing)!: hii3enoo
APPOINT he (she) is being appointed: nihniisi'eihit neneenit teneeko'oo'
APPRAISE niitokouuhu' (estimate)
APPRENTICE he (she) is apprenticing with (learning): heniixohootowoot
APPROVE I approve it : xonouuwo3eihinoo
APRIL benii'owuusiis (spring month)
APRON se'eictoot, pl. se'eictootno; put the apron on!: se'eictoo; Sun Dance apron: hooteiyoo
ARAPAHO anim. noun; hinono'ei, pl. hinono'eino', hinono'eiteen (tribe); Arapaho language: hinono'eitiit; I am an Arapaho: hiinono'eininoo; Northern Arapaho term for the Southern Arapaho: noowunen, pl. noowunenno'; Southern Arapaho term for the Northern Arapaho: bo'oociinen, pl. bo'oociinenno' (means: "red willow men"); Arapaho people in the beginning of time: heeteinono'eino'
ARAPAHOE (town in Wyoming) hinono'ei'; in, near Arapahoe: hinono'ei'
ARAPAHO RANCH koonootoo'hoene' (means: "padlock ranch")
ARBITRATE: he (she) is arbitrating: heeneenetoonouht
ARCH arch of the instep (of the human foot): heeti'ihtoo, nooxheyihtoo
ARCHERY beete' noh ho3ii tonouyooo; I do archery (bow and arrows): tonounowoo beete' noh ho3ii
ARCHITECT ho'oowuu niiwoowo3onoheit (means: "person who draws houses")
ARGUE I am arguing with you: heniiyo'ootiibe3en; he (she) is arguing with him (her): heniiyo'ootiiwoot; they argued: nih'eeneiyo'ootii3i'; don't argue with me!: ciibehcih'iiyo'ootiibi
ARM (someone's) arm: benes, pl. benexo; my arm, nenes; his (her) arms: hinesii; I have a broken arm: teebineseenoo; I am putting my arm around you: hee'iitene3en; I am putting my arms around you: heneene'iitene3en; I am putting my arms around him (her): hee'iiteno'; I am putting my arms around it (inan. obj.): hee'iitenowoo; I am raising my arm: henihkohoenoo
ARM BANDS beescenoyoono
ARMED FORCES ceece'esbeniiineniiit (different branches of service)
ARMINTO AREA (in Wyoming) nouuhoowu' (means: "fox den")
ARMISTICE DAY: tihciiyoo3eti' (means: "when the war stopped"), tihciinoo'ei3i' (means: "they laid down their arms")
ARMPIT 3ei3e', be3ee', pl. 3ei3e'eno; my armpit: ne3ei3e', ne3ee'; under my armpit: ne3ei3e'ine'
AROUND noo'oeeniihi'; tou3eikoe'eino (circumference); I am throwing things around: nonoo'oekuu3einoo; my dog runs around the house: nete3ebiib niinoo'oeekooh(u)t ho'oowuu'; around here: hiitiino; I am wearing a necklace around my neck: hooxo'einoneenoo wo'ein
AROUND-THE-CL0CK nonoutow no'oexoo' hiisiii
ARRANGE I am arranging it (inan. obj.): beebii3enowoo; I am arranging things: beneebebii3enowoo; I will arrange the papers: heetbebii3enowoo nuhu' wo3onohoeno, heetbeebebii3enowoo (in several stacks); I will arrange it: heetbeebebii3ooxutinoo
ARREST he (she) is being arrested: tonouninoo3eiht
ARRIVE the summer is just arriving: woow beniiceno'oo'; the train arrives in the morning: heso'oonotii niinokoohut noohkuseiciini'i
ARROGANT he (she) is being arrogant; woowo'oo3etiit; he (she) is arrogant (habitually) niiwowo'oo3etiit
ARSENAL tiiwoniniiwooohu'u toxu'ooono
ARROW ho3, pl. ho3ii; my arrow: neic; his (her) arrow: hiniic; my arrows: neiko; his (her) arrow: hiniiko; one arrow: neniiseti' ho3; two arrows: neniisei'i ho3ii; I am using arrows: toonounowoo hoo3iii; he (she) killed the deer with his (her) second arrow: nihnoh'oot bih'ihii (obv.) hii'iihi' nihnisio'wooni' hiniic
ARROWHEAD woosoo3, pl. woosoo3ii; this arrowhead is made of iron: nuhu' woosoo3 bei'ci3eini'
ART ceeyowniisi3oono (means" "various art forms")
ARTERY my artery: nebe'ib; my arteries: nebe'iwo'; his (her) artery: hibe'iw
ARTHRITIS I have arthritis: sesiinooxono'unoo
ARTIST anim. noun; (refers to: a person who draws or writes); niiwoowo3onoheit (makes marks), pl. niiwoowo3onohei3i'
ASCEND it is ascending (floating/flying): henihco'oo' (inan.); henihco'oot (anim.); he (she) is ascending (walking) henihciseet
ASCENSION (Christian holy day) hihco'ooniisi'
ASCERTAIN I am going to find out for sure: heetwonxouuwoote'enowoo
ASH (what is left after the burning of combustible material) ce'i3ee, pl. ce'i3eeno (individual piles of ashes); don't step into the ashes!: ciibeh'ookou'ouhu hinee ce'i3ee
ASHAMED I am ashamed: teeyeihnoo; I am ashamed for him (her): teeyeiheinoo
ASHTRAY ce'i3eenooo, ho3toh'oe
ASIDE ceibiihi'; step aside!: ceibisee (still walking), ceibto'usee (standing still); move aside quickly!: ceibihcehi
ASK I am asking you: noottone3en; he (she) is asking him (her): niinottonoot; I am asking him (her): noottono'; I will ask you: heetnottone3en; ask him (her)!: nottonin(ee); he (she) asked him (her) how old he (she) was: nihnottonoot hottohuutocecnibee; I am asking (earnestly) for something: neniitowoonoo
ASLEEP I am asleep: nook(o)hunoo; I am falling asleep (I am getting sleepy): noowono'oonoo; I fall asleep (habitually): niinok(o)hunoo'oonoo; I will be asleep: heetnok(o)hunoo
ASPEN biitno' (refers to: quaking aspen)
ASPHALT woo'teenoobe' (means: "black sand"), niiciixokecooo'
ASPIRIN see: PILL
ASSEMBLE ho'eixoot (people or things); niiwoo3ookoni'i (putting the parts together)
ASSERT it is asserted (said correctly, with purpose): heeno nee'eesinhiitee'
ASSERTIVE he (she) is being assertive: behe'iyeiht
ASSETS his (her) assets: niiheyoo hiciiyoono
ASSIMILATE nih'oo3ouniine'tiit (means: "white man's way of life")
ASSOCIATION (organization of people) benneniit
ASSORTMENT (different things) ceece'is heeyoohuuho (inan.): ceece'is nentoowoohuut (anim.); ceneeceneehoooxnei'i (old form)
ASSUME it is assumed: wohoe'i3oobee'
ASTHMA I have asthma (my breathing is labored): neihoowni'o3oow (means: "I cannot breath")
ASTONISH I am astonished: ceneecii xouubeihnoo
ASTRAY he (she) is astray: niinii'wo'oot
ASTRIDE he (she) is astride: teneexohut
ASTUTE he (she) is astute (knows all): niibeh'e'iyeiht
ASYLUM (mental institution) hoohookeeno'oowu' (means: "crazy building")
ATHEISM he (she) does not believe: niicii3oowu3ecoot
ATTACH it is attached: hooyeibi', kohyeibi' (pasted on); I am attaching it: henii3itooniitiinoo;
ATTACK (in formal warfare or unexpectedly) biishiit; he (she) is attacking him (her), them: biisiitonoot; my dog attacked the bear: nete3ebiib nihbisiitonoot; I am attacking you: biisiitone3en; I will attack you (pl.): heetbisiitone3enee; I am attacking him (her) (verbally): konouso'ootono' (means: "I am spilling it for him")
ATTEMPT I attempted to do it: nihneeyei3itoonoo
ATTEND I will attend it: heetnentootowoo; I will attend to it: heetee'inowoo
ATTENTION pay attention (listen)!: ceh'e3tii; pay attention to (remember) what is being said!: hiiteyou'uuwu nuhu' heeneesinihiitooni'
ATTITUDE I had a good attitude: nihni'oxooneihnoo; I had a bad attitude: neihoowuni'ixooni
ATTRACTIVE this girl is attractive: nehe' hiseihiitei'yoo beebeeneiht; the girl is exceptionally attractive: hiseihiitei'yoo henee3neebebeeneiht
AUBURN it is auburn (red-brown): bee'niisiih'oo'
AUDIENCE he (she) is in the audience (onlooker) heesooku'oot; audience: heesooko'ouhuuho' (onlookers)
AUGER tonooxohoe, pl. tonooxohoeeno
AUGUST niinihoonkoo' (refers to: "yellow leaves")
AUNT anim. noun; (father's sister) my aunt: nehei; his (her), aunt: hiheo (obv.); my aunts: neheiho'; (my) aunt (voc.)!: neheihoo; my father's younger sister is my aunt: neisonoo hinoohowoho' neneeneni3 neheiho
AUTHORIZE I am authorizing it: xonouwooteeneetowoo; I am authorizing them (inan.): xonouwooteeneetowou'u
AUTOMOBILE anim. noun; niiniihen ceb(i)koohut (means: "it runs by itself"), pl. niiniihen cebkoohuu3i'; my car: nototii (my wheel, wagon); my cars: nototiiwo'; his (her) car: hitotiiw (obv.); his (her) cars: hitotiiwo (obv.)
AUTUMN tooyouni', ceenkoo'; leaves fall in the autumn: tooyouni'i biiciixo niicensei'i
AUXILIARY beniiineseiniit benneniit (refers to: women's auxiliary)
AVAILABLE it is available: heeneebeeso' heentou'
AVALANCHE seniiwohoe'ii'o' hiii (snow); seniiiwohoe'ii'o' hoho'nookeeno' (rocks)
AVOID he (she) is avoiding him (her): hoowbeetowo'onee; I am avoiding it (inan. obj.) honoonoh'ei'owoo
AWAKE I am awake: hoowoto'oonoo, hoowoonoo'oonoo; I will be awake: heetnoowoto'oonoo; are you awake?: koohoowoto'oo
AWARE I am aware of it: hee'inowoo (I know it); are you aware of it? koohee'in, kee'in; I am clearly aware of it: cenihkone'inowoo; I was clearly aware of it: nihcihkone'inowoo;
AWAY right away: (xo)xonou; far away: beebei'on; I am far away: ceniixokunoo; I am swimming away: cee33ouwunoo; he (she) is running away: cee3ikoohut; he (she) is walking away: cee3ei'oot; I am throwing it (inan. obj.) away: hooseikuutiinoo; it (anim. obj.) is creeping away: cee33ooceiseet; get away, get out of the way!: wootoo; throw it (inan. obj.) away!: hoseikuutii; throw it (anim. obj.) away!: hoseikuusin; take me away!: ce3ihxohu; he (she) took him (her) away: nihce3xohoot; he took it (inan. obj.) away: nihce3ixotiit; my father will give away his horse: neisonoo heetneeceenohoeet hitonih'o (obv.); I am absent (not present): neihoowuunentoo
AWE he (she) is in awe: nooo3i3ecoot (sorrowfully)
A.W.O.L. he (she) is away without leave: koo3eeneeseet
AWL kokouubei, pl. kokouubeiho; kokoyeiyo' (buckskin needle), pl. kokoyou'u
AWL CASE beihoo
AX ho'noox, hoh'onoox, pl. ho'noo3o, hoh'onoo3o, my ax: notoh'onoox; the ax is sharp: hoh'onoox nonoo3iiyoo', hoh'onoox tooxu'oo'; this ax is dull: hoowtoxu'oo nuhu' hoh'onoox (not sharp); be careful, this ax is dangerous: honoyoohootowoo neestoonoo3oo' nuhu' hoh'onoox, ho'noox
AXLE GREASE seencei