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wehkewehke´notter1.6.1.1.7Sea mammalCompoundqʰamosʼ wehkesea otter
weltawéltavturn in place in a religious ceremonydale wéltagive it a turn (a rope around a post)!wéltaturn!wélta ʔiturn!wéltaʔmeʔturn! (to several)Compare*ku·sturn< Span. vuelta "turn, return"
wenta·nawentá·nanwindow6.5.2.5Window< Span. ventanaNominal Phrasewenta·na duhseya·lawcurtain
wenta·na duhseya·lawwentá·na duhseya·lawnwindow curtainwenta·na duséhyalaw hloʔba diṭʰamciy ~ puṭʰamciythe window curtain fell down and (the room) got brighterwentá·na dusehyalawseveral curtainswenta·na dusehyalaw=dusehyaqoʔwindow drape panelwentá·na duséhiyaqoʔ ʔahqól cʰiʔsʼulhmawthe window curtains are hanging long5.1.2Household decorationComparedusehyalawcurtainFree Variantwenta·na dusehyaqoʔPluralwenta·na dusehyalawwenta·nawindow*duhseyspread over something with finger
wenuwenu´nmedicine (Western or Indian), magic charm; herb2.5.7.2MedicineCompoundbalay wenu qʰaleCalifornia horkeliaheʔe wenuhair tonicwenu hcahospitalwenu sʼaʔsʼamountain balmʔima·ta wenulove charmNominal Phrasehuʔuy wenu qʰalesticky monkey-flowerʔaca·c wenu ʔqawdoctor
wenu hcawenúhcanhospital2.5.7.4Hospitalwenumedicineʔahcahouse room of house container
wenu sʼaʔsʼawenu sʼáʔsʼanmountain balm, yerba santaEriodictyon californicainfusion of leaves is a good asthma medicine1.5Plant2.5.7.3Medicinal plantswenumedicinesʼaʔsʼadirty dirt
wese·ruwese·ru´ncalf (animal)6.3.1.1Cattle< Span. becerro
wese·ru bihšenveal
weṭeweṭe´nsong (man's type; sung by a man)4.2.3MusicSynonymqʼoʔo 2songṭuwesong
weyaweya´n1supernatural power, spirit (not belonging to a body); spiritualmu·kínʔkʰe ʔama· weya mul mahsadú mul ʔama·la ʔelhe had taken Rabbit’s power away from him1.4.2Spirits of things4.9.2Supernatural beingComparepʰusʼi 2spirit2rule (of behavior); religious wayyaʔkʰe ʔá·tʰenʔ cinʔmiyal ʔkʰe weya ʔe· muit is the rule of our departed mother4.9.5Practice religion3ceremony4.2.2.1CeremonyFree Variantʔama· weyaCompoundcohšo weyahand powerweya cahtispiritual spaceweya cumawpower*weyaʔsiparadeʔama weya hcauniversityNominal Phrasehow do·biʔ weya wante·raprotection flagweya qʼoʔdi yacHoly Spirit
weya cahtiweya cáhtinspiritual space; a place that is cleansed and dedicated for spritual practiceweyapower rule ceremonycahti 2space
weya cumawweya cúmawnpower6.1.2.3.4Power, forceweyapower rule ceremony*cuma1one sit off ground experience
weya qʼoʔdi yacweya qʼóʔdi yaʔnHoly SpiritCompareyaʔkʰe ʔa·penʔOur Fatherweyapower rule ceremonyqʼoʔdigood well little, enough may=yacAGT RSPT
*weyaʔsiweyáʔsiwvparade as in town; go around fire several times (as in dance house)ʔahca weyaʔsiwto go around the house (one person or many)weyáʔsiparade!weyáʔsimeʔparade! (to several)weyáʔsitʰuʔD: NegativeweyáʔsimeʔtʰuʔD: Negativeweyapower rule ceremony=ʔsiparade
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weʔelweʔéladv1aside, (turn) to the side, [?] afar, away from here8.6.3Side2to there, yonder (distant, out-of-sight place)8.5.1Here, thereweʔeyyonder-lALL
*weʔelhqʰac1vturn other way2advin a different way
weʔeyweʔéyadvyonder, there (distant, out-of-sight place)weʔé· heciget outta here, disappear, don't bother me!8.2.6.1FarAntonymhsiluwcloserCompoundweʔey towon farther sideDerivativeweʔelaside to therePhrasal Verbweʔey ci·cʼbe out cold
weʔey ci·cʼweʔé· ciʔvbe out cold, dead drunkweʔé· ciʔhe's out cold, dead drunkweʔeyyonder*ci·cʼbecome do
weʔey towweʔé·towadvon the farther sidedono wéʔe·towthe other side of the hillpuwénta weʔe·towthe far side of the bridgemi wéʔe·towthe far side of there, of that8.6.3Side8.2.6.1Farweʔeyyonder=tow2side
we·wé·...interjannounce bad news and other says /we·.../ "too bad", "sad", sympathy
we·lawé·lancandle8.3.3.1.1Light source< Span. vela