YUROK PHRASES FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2009

   

 

EELING

EEL: Key’-ween

             I HOOK EELS: Ley-mo-lok.                                          I AM GOING TO GO EELING (with hook): Ki-tee ley-mo-lok                                   

                 YOU HOOK EELS: Ley mo-loom’                                  ARE YOU GOING TO GO EELING? Ki-tee ley-mo-loom’ hes?

 

DRIED EELS: Sloy-eehl   

             I AM HUNGRY FOR: Chee-wey-e-tek                          I AM HUNGRY FOR DRIED EELS: Chee-wey-e-tek Sloy-eehl

            YOU ARE HUNGRY FOR:Chee-wey-e-tem’         ARE YOU HUNGRY FOR DRIED EELS? Chee-wey-e-tem’ Sloy-eehl hes?

 

          

PLANTS:

FLOWER(S)      chee-shep         LOOK AT THE FLOWER(S):  Nee’-nes kue Chee-shep    

THE FLOWERS ARE BEAUTIFUL: Nue-mee noo-rew’ kue  chee-shep

 

IRIS:  luuehl       DOGWOOD:  pue-no-maap                   HAZEL STICKS:  Hoo-leehl

Poppy:  Sey-gep wu Chee-shep  (Coyote’s flower)           REDBUD:  Pue-mo-nah  or Key’-ween ue peyr’ (eels gambling cards)