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Chaahl 'O Knew a long beach

Chah-pekw a village at Stone Lagoon

Chah-pekw 'O Ket-'oh Stone Lagoon

Chah-pekw 'O Ket-'ue'l Stone Lagoon

Che-por a village in the area of Bluff Creek

Che-por 'WeRoy Bluff Creek

Chkwe-ges 'O Rek-'eeen a rock in the Klamath below 'Rnr'

Chkwe-ges 'Wa-'aag a sea-stack, the larger of the Turtle Rocks near Patrick's Point

Cho-keek a place just upriver from Sregon; also called Sreg Pech

Cho-keek 'WeRoy Moore's Creek, the creek at Chokik

Chue-lo-yo' July Prairie

Chue-lue Bald Hills

Chue-rew Trinidad, Tsurai, the Indian town at Trinidad

Chue-re-wa' Trinidad Head (a large rounded promontory at Trinidad, almost separated from the mainland)

Chue-rey Trinidad, Tsurai, the Indian town at Trinidad

Ch'eee-go-lew a place on the Klamath at the mouth of Johnson Creek

Ch'eee-go-lew 'WeRoy Johnson Creek

Haa-wok a place on the Klamath upriver from Turip

Ha-'aag 'O Kloh Doctor Rock

Ha-'aag 'O Me-kwehl a rock pile in the area of Sregon

Hehl-keek 'WeRoy Klamath River

Hehl-kue Serr Maynot Creek

He-wo-yek a fishing site on the Klamath near Saa'

Hey-yo-mew a small village on the Klamath

Hee-neg a Tolowa town on Smith River

Hee-neg 'WeRoy Smith River

Hee-wow a house in Rek'woy

Hee'-mehl a place on the Klamath, across and downriver from Saa'

Ho We-goh a flat near the Klamath, a bend in the river at Lamb's Riffle

Hokt-kehl a promontory on the north side of Trinidad Head

Hop-'ew a village in the current location of Klamath

Hop-'ew Puel 'WeRoy a gully upriver from Hop'ew

Hop-'ew 'WeRoy a creek downriver from Hop'ew

Huep-'oo Hupa

Ke-nek a village on the Klamath

Ke-nek Puel a village downriver from Kenek

Ke-nek 'WeRoy Tuley Creek

Kep-'el a big village on the Klamath, next to and upriver from Saa'

Ke-wet Burrill's Peak

Key-kem a village on the Klamath, downriver from Metah

Ke'-wee-now a village on the Klamath near Srprh

Keehl 'O Tep Hee-meyr a fishing place on the Klamath

Keehl 'O Tep 'WeRoy a creek on the Klamath

Knet-ken 'O Loo a large boulder in the Klamath downstream from Muurekw

Knew-sep a long prairie

Knuehl a fishing place (where there is deep water) off Moore's Rock

Knuehl-kem a place in the area of Sregon

Ko 'O Tep a village on the Klamath, downriver from Pekwon

Koh-pey Crescent City, site of Crescent City

Ko-'o-men Orleans

Kerr-neet 'Wo'O'l Little Trinidad Head (a promontory near Trinidad Head)

Le-gep-'ew a hole or cave on the southwest side of Trinidad Head

Me-leg a sea-stack between 'O Segen and the mouth of the Klamath

Me-reep a big village on the Klamath, upriver from Wa's'ey

Me-tah a town on the Klamath, between Sregon and Nohchkuh

Me-tah 'WeHee-koh a place across from Metah

Me-tah 'WeRoy Metah Creek

Me-weehl 'O Le-gehl Cann's Prairie (on the ridge of the Bald Hills above the mouth of Redwood Creek)

Me-wo-me-kwehl a flat area by Trinidad Head, now a parking lot

Mue-rekw a village on the Klamath

Na-gehl a village on the Klamath

Ne-go-no' a place below Keykem

Ne-kok-sep an acorn grounds

Nohch-kueh a village on the Klamath, upriver from Metah

Nohch-kueh Hee-koh a place across the river from Nohchkuh

Nue-nee-peer a village on the Klamath, upriver in the vicinity of Tektah

Pe-kwon Pecwan (a village on the Klamath)

Pe-kwon 'WeRoy Pecwan Creek

Pekw-tehl a rock in the Klamath River near Pekwon, a sea stack by Stone Lagoon

Pekw-tuehl a village between the Klamath and Trinity where they meet

Pe-leen Kerr-cherh the ridge above Pekwtuhl

Plok-sew a prairie by Cedar Creek (tributary to the Trinity River), in Hupa territory

Plue'l Fish Lake, on the mountain above Weitchpec and Bluff Creek

Poy-koh 'O Lep a knoll just north of Big Lagoon

Prgeesh 'O Chye-guuek'w a sea stack near 'R Hlrgr'

Pue-leek Serr-nery Hunters Creek

Raa-yeep a pebbly beach at the south end of 'E'goo, by Trinidad Head

Rek'-woy Requa

Re-wo-new a place on the Klamath in the vicinity of Tektah

Saa' a village on the Klamath, next to and downriver from Kep'el

Sa-'ahl a village along the Klamath

Se-wew Katimin, a place in Karuk territory

Seee-go-noy 'ue-ket-'ue'r Freshwater Lagoon

Sreg Hee-koh a place across from Sregon

Sreg Pech a place just upriver from Sregon; also called Chokik

Sreg Pue-lekw a place just downriver from Sregon

Sreg Won a place just uphill from Sregon

Sre-gon a village on the Klamath

Sre-por a village site south of Churey

Srperh a village along the Klamath

Stoo-wen a village along the Klamath upriver from Turip

Sue-meeg Patrick's Point

Tek-tah a village on the Klamath across from the mouth of Tektah Creek

Tek-tah 'WeRoy Tektah Creek

Tekw-sow a small flatland at the mouth of Pecwan Creek

Tee-kwoh a place uphill from Keykem (formerly a prairie, now overgrown)

Tee-kwoo the promontory between Stone Lagoon and Freshwater Lagoon

Tmerry a settlement next to Rek'woy

Tmery 'WeRoy Cannery Creek

Toh-teyr a village on the Klamath, downriver from Nagehl

Trwerr an acorn place, camp site on the Klamath

Tue-reep a town on the Klamath, up and across the river from Sa'ahl

Twehl-keyr acorn grounds above the mouth of Srprh Creek

Wah-sekw a village on the Klamath, Martin's Ferry

Wa's-'ey a village on the Klamath downriver from Merip

Wech-pek'w a spring at Wechpus

Wech-pues Weitchpec (the town)

Wech-pues a point projecting from the north side of the river into the Klamath estuary

Wehl-kwew a village across the river from Rek'woy

Wo-gow Pecwan (Creek) middle ridge

Woh-ke-ro' a village on the Klamath, downriver from Wohtekw

Woh-ke'l a town on the Klamath, acroos from Hop'ew

Woh-tekw a large village on the Klamath, downriver from Ko 'O Tep

Wo-ke-tel a small homesite on the Klamath, across from 'O Skrwich

Wr'er-gerw a place near Nohchkuh

Yoh-teyr a town on the Klamath, across and downriver from Sregon

'Ayoohl a village up from Blue Creek where it joins the Klamath

'Enek' Amikiaram, downriver from Sewew, before Salmon River meets the Klamath, in Karuk territory

'Espew a village on the coast between Redwood Creek and the Klamath

'Espew 'O Ket-'ue'l the lagoon at 'Espew

'Ewo-lek' a place on the Klamath between Merip and Kenek

'E'goo a beach north of Trinidad Head

'E'np'ueh a redwood grove on the Klamath at the mouth of Bear Creek

'E'np'ueh 'WeRoy Bear Creek

'Lep-toyhl 'O Pkwe-gech a reef north of Churey

'O Chaahl a village site on the Klamath

'O Chaahl 'WeRe-pokw a place

'O Che-por a settlement on the Klamath, near Bluff Creek

'O Chep' a village on the Klamath right across from Tulley Creek

'O Chew a fishing place on the Klamath, north of Kenek

'O Hler-ger' a village west of the junction of the Trinity and the Klamath

'O Kaa a mountain above the Klamath

'O Kaa 'O Ket-'ue'l a lake on 'O Kaa

'O Ke-gep a spring near 'O Men 'We Roy, a sea-stack near Elk Point, north of Churey

'O Ke-get-'oh a place on the sandbar by Big Lagoon

'O Ke-gey Goat Rock (a ridge between Stone Lagoon and Big Lagoon)

'O Ket-'oh Big Lagoon, a town on Big Lagoon

'O Ket-'ue'l Big Lagoon

'O Kne-get a large sea-stack just south of the mouth of the Klamath, Flint Rock Head (a conspicuous promontory south of the mouth of the Klamath), a crag on a cliff at the north of Patrick's Point, a rock in the ocean near the mouth of Luffenholtz Creek

'O Kwe-ges sand dunes south of the mouth of Little River

'O Le-gew a place on the east side of Trinidad Head

'O Le-go' a place on the Klamath across from Wa's'ey

'O Lee-ken a sandbar on the Klamath near Stoowen

'O Men a town along the coast north of Rek'woy

'O Men Hee-puer a village north of 'O Men

'O Men 'WeRoy Wilson Creek

'O Me-nok a place on the Klamath, downriver from Hop'ew

'O Meee rock below Ko 'O Tep on turn/bend

'O Pe-geesh a beach north of 'Espew

'O Ple-goh a Hupa town (Ta'k'yimił-diŋ "where they stir acorn mush")

'O Puue'-wet' a place on the Klamath near Pekwon

'O Pyuue-weg a village on the south shore of Big Lagoon

'O Re-gos Tucker Rock (a rock at the mouth of the Klamath River)

'O Rew a bank downstream of 'Rnr'

'O Rew a camp-site or town on Redwood Creek, about 4 miles from the coast, just before Chilula land

'O Rew a rock in Karuk territory

'O Ruue a meadow in the area of Sregon

'O Sche-gep' the boat landing at Rek'woy

'O Sche-gep' a reddish cliff north(west) of the mouth of the Klamath

'O Sche-gep' a site with house-pits somewhere north of Stone Lagoon

'O Sche-gep' a rock by the landing spot at Churey

'O Se-gen a village on the coast between 'Espew and the mouth of the Klamath

'O Se-gen 'WeRoy a creek at 'O Segen

'O Se-geesh a flat area along the Klamath near Wohkero'

'O Shyer-gerysh near Elk Point, "a sea rock, with two points"

'O Sker-weech a home site on the Klamath upriver from Merip, across from Woketel

'O Sle-goych

'O Slookw a site on the northeast shore of Big Lagoon

'O Slookw a place one mile up the Trinity from Weitchpec

'O Te-guuekw a flat rock near Pekwon on the south side of the Klamath

'O Tme-kwor a village at the north end of Redwood Lagoon

'O Toh-pew a natural archway under Krrnit 'Wo-'O'l (Little Trinidad Head)

'O Tuuer Cleveland Riffle

'O Twe-goh a draw upriver from Welhkwew, at the mouth of the Klamath

'Ohpoh flat land by Ahpah Creek

'Oohl 'O Chyuue a cliff overlooking the Klamath River

'Oo-lekw acorn grounds on the Klamath, across from Heyomew

'O'lehl a home site across from Kenek

'O'rekw mouth of Redwood Creek, a village to the south of Redwood Lagoon (Orick)

'O'rekw 'WeRoy Redwood Creek

'R Hler-ger' False Klamath Rock

'Er-nerr' a village at Blue Creek where it joins the Klamath

'Er-nerr' 'We-Roy Blue Creek

'UKwe-won the beach between Trinidad Head and Little Trinidad Head

'Yoch Le-gaay a ridge above 'O Men 'We-Roy

'Yoch 'O Ke-gey a place on the sand barrier between Freshwater Lagoon and the ocean

Dictionary entry

'O Sle-goychn • a place where a trail descends, a declivity

Lexicon record # 4329 | Source references: YG:D92 YG:D142 YG:G58 FS(B215)
Semantic domain: place names
Derivation: literally, "where they always descend" (sloy-chook' "I descend")

Other places in the Pekwon and Wechpus areas: Cho-keek, Cho-keek 'WeRoy, Ch'eee-go-lew, Ch'eee-go-lew 'WeRoy, Ha-'aag 'O Me-kwehl, Hey-yo-mew, Ke'-wee-now, Key-kem, Knuehl, Ko 'O Tep, Me-tah, Me-tah 'WeRoy, Ne-go-no', Ne-kok-sep, Nohch-kueh Hee-koh, Pe-kwon, Pe-kwon 'WeRoy, Pekw-tehl, Pekw-tuehl, Pe-leen Kerr-cherh, Plue'l, Sreg Hee-koh, Sre-gon, Sreg Pech, Sreg Pue-lekw, Sreg Won, Srperh, Tek-tah, Tek-tah 'WeRoy, Tekw-sow, Tee-kwoh, Twehl-keyr, Wech-pek'w, Wech-pues, Wo-gow, Woh-ke-ro', Woh-tekw, Yoh-teyr, 'O Chaahl, 'O Hler-ger', 'O Rew, 'O Se-geesh, 'O Slookw, 'O Te-guuekw, 'Oo-lekw, 'Oohl 'O Chyuue