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Chaahl 'O Knew a long beach

Chahpekw a village at Stone Lagoon

Chahpekw 'O Ket'oh Stone Lagoon

Chahpekw 'O Ket'u'l Stone Lagoon

Chepor a village in the area of Bluff Creek

Chepor 'We-Roy Bluff Creek

Chkweges 'O Rek'iin a rock in the Klamath below 'Rnr'

Chkweges 'W-a'aag a sea-stack, the larger of the Turtle Rocks near Patrick's Point

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

Chokik 'We-Roy Moore's Creek, the creek at Chokik

Chuloyo' July Prairie

Chulu Bald Hills

Churew Trinidad, Tsurai, the Indian town at Trinidad

Churewa' Trinidad Head (a large rounded promontory at Trinidad, almost separated from the mainland)

Churey Trinidad, Tsurai, the Indian town at Trinidad

Ch'iigolew a place on the Klamath at the mouth of Johnson Creek

Ch'iigolew 'We-Roy Johnson Creek

Haawok a place on the Klamath upriver from Turip

Ha'aag 'O Kloh Doctor Rock

Ha'aag 'O Mekwehl a rock pile in the area of Sregon

Hehlkik 'We-Roy Klamath River

Hehlku Srr Maynot Creek

Hewoyek a fishing site on the Klamath near Saa'

Heyomew a small village on the Klamath

Hineg a Tolowa town on Smith River

Hineg 'We-Roy Smith River

Hiwow a house in Rek'woy

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

Ho Wegoh a flat near the Klamath, a bend in the river at Lamb's Riffle

Hoktkehl a promontory on the north side of Trinidad Head

Hop'ew a village in the current location of Klamath

Hop'ew Pul 'We-Roy a gully upriver from Hop'ew

Hop'ew 'We-Roy a creek downriver from Hop'ew

Hup'oo Hupa

Kenek a village on the Klamath

Kenek Pul a village downriver from Kenek

Kenek 'We-Roy Tuley Creek

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

Kewet Burrill's Peak

Keykem a village on the Klamath, downriver from Metah

Ke'winow a village on the Klamath near Srprh

Kihl 'O Tep Himar a fishing place on the Klamath

Kihl 'O Tep 'We-Roy a creek on the Klamath

Knetken 'O Loo a large boulder in the Klamath downstream from Muurekw

Knewsep a long prairie

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

Knuhlkem a place in the area of Sregon

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

Kohpey Crescent City, site of Crescent City

Ko'omen Orleans

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

Legep'ew a hole or cave on the southwest side of Trinidad Head

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

Merip a big village on the Klamath, upriver from Wa's'ey

Metah a town on the Klamath, between Sregon and Nohchkuh

Metah 'We-Hikoh a place across from Metah

Metah 'We-Roy Metah Creek

Mewihl 'O Legehl Cann's Prairie (on the ridge of the Bald Hills above the mouth of Redwood Creek)

Mewomekwehl a flat area by Trinidad Head, now a parking lot

Murekw a village on the Klamath

Nagehl a village on the Klamath

Negono' a place below Keykem

Nekoksep an acorn grounds

Nohchkuh a village on the Klamath, upriver from Metah

Nohchkuh Hikoh a place across the river from Nohchkuh

Nunipir a village on the Klamath, upriver in the vicinity of Tektah

Pekwon Pecwan (a village on the Klamath)

Pekwon 'We-Roy Pecwan Creek

Pekwtehl a rock in the Klamath River near Pekwon, a sea stack by Stone Lagoon

Pekwtuhl a village between the Klamath and Trinity where they meet

Pelin Krrchrh the ridge above Pekwtuhl

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

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

Poykoh 'O Lep a knoll just north of Big Lagoon

Prgish 'O Chyeguuk'w a sea stack near 'R Hlrgr'

Pulik Srrnry Hunters Creek

Raayip a pebbly beach at the south end of 'E'goo, by Trinidad Head

Rek'woy Requa

Rewonew 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

Sewew Katimin, a place in Karuk territory

Siigonoy 'u-ket'u'r Freshwater Lagoon

Sreg Hikoh a place across from Sregon

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

Sreg Pulekw a place just downriver from Sregon

Sreg Won a place just uphill from Sregon

Sregon a village on the Klamath

Srepor a village site south of Churey

Srprh a village along the Klamath

Stoowen a village along the Klamath upriver from Turip

Sumig Patrick's Point

Tektah a village on the Klamath across from the mouth of Tektah Creek

Tektah 'We-Roy Tektah Creek

Tekwsow a small flatland at the mouth of Pecwan Creek

Tikwoh a place uphill from Keykem (formerly a prairie, now overgrown)

Tikwoo the promontory between Stone Lagoon and Freshwater Lagoon

Tmrry a settlement next to Rek'woy

Tmry 'We-Roy Cannery Creek

Tohtar a village on the Klamath, downriver from Nagehl

Trwrr an acorn place, camp site on the Klamath

Turip a town on the Klamath, up and across the river from Sa'ahl

Twehlkar acorn grounds above the mouth of Srprh Creek

Wahsekw a village on the Klamath, Martin's Ferry

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

Wechpek'w a spring at Wechpus

Wechpus Weitchpec (the town)

Wechpus a point projecting from the north side of the river into the Klamath estuary

Wehlkwew a village across the river from Rek'woy

Wogow Pecwan (Creek) middle ridge

Wohkero' a village on the Klamath, downriver from Wohtekw

Wohke'l a town on the Klamath, acroos from Hop'ew

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

Woketel a small homesite on the Klamath, across from 'O Skrwich

Wr'rgrw a place near Nohchkuh

Yohtar 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'u'l the lagoon at 'Espew

'Ewolek' a place on the Klamath between Merip and Kenek

'E'goo a beach north of Trinidad Head

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

'E'np'uh 'We-Roy Bear Creek

'Leptoyhl 'O Pkwegech a reef north of Churey

'O Chaahl a village site on the Klamath

'O Chaahl 'We-Repokw a place

'O Chepor 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 Hlrgr' a village west of the junction of the Trinity and the Klamath

'O Kaa a mountain above the Klamath

'O Kaa 'O Ket'u'l a lake on 'O Kaa

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

'O Keget'oh a place on the sandbar by Big Lagoon

'O Kegey Goat Rock (a ridge between Stone Lagoon and Big Lagoon)

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

'O Ket'u'l Big Lagoon

'O Kneget 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 Kweges sand dunes south of the mouth of Little River

'O Legew a place on the east side of Trinidad Head

'O Lego' a place on the Klamath across from Wa's'ey

'O Liken a sandbar on the Klamath near Stoowen

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

'O Men Hipur a village north of 'O Men

'O Men 'We-Roy Wilson Creek

'O Menok a place on the Klamath, downriver from Hop'ew

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

'O Pegish a beach north of 'Espew

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

'O Puu'wet' a place on the Klamath near Pekwon

'O Pyuuweg a village on the south shore of Big Lagoon

'O Regos 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 Ruu a meadow in the area of Sregon

'O Schegep' the boat landing at Rek'woy

'O Schegep' a reddish cliff north(west) of the mouth of the Klamath

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

'O Schegep' a rock by the landing spot at Churey

'O Segen a village on the coast between 'Espew and the mouth of the Klamath

'O Segen 'We-Roy a creek at 'O Segen

'O Segish a flat area along the Klamath near Wohkero'

'O Shyrgrysh near Elk Point, "a sea rock, with two points"

'O Skrwich a home site on the Klamath upriver from Merip, across from Woketel

'O Slegoych

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

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

'O Teguukw a flat rock near Pekwon on the south side of the Klamath

'O Tmekwor a village at the north end of Redwood Lagoon

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

'O Tuur Cleveland Riffle

'O Twegoh a draw upriver from Welhkwew, at the mouth of the Klamath

'Ohpoh flat land by Ahpah Creek

'Oohl 'O Chyuu a cliff overlooking the Klamath River

'Oolekw 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 'We-Roy Redwood Creek

'R Hlrgr' False Klamath Rock

'Rnrr' a village at Blue Creek where it joins the Klamath

'Rnrr' 'We-Roy Blue Creek

'U-Kwewon the beach between Trinidad Head and Little Trinidad Head

'Yoch Legaay a ridge above 'O Men 'We-Roy

'Yoch 'O Kegey a place on the sand barrier between Freshwater Lagoon and the ocean

Dictionary entry

'O Slegoychn • 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" (sloychook' "I descend")

Other places in the Pekwon and Wechpus areas: Chokik, Chokik 'We-Roy, Ch'iigolew, Ch'iigolew 'We-Roy, Ha'aag 'O Mekwehl, Heyomew, Ke'winow, Keykem, Knuhl, Ko 'O Tep, Metah, Metah 'We-Roy, Negono', Nekoksep, Nohchkuh Hikoh, Pekwon, Pekwon 'We-Roy, Pekwtehl, Pekwtuhl, Pelin Krrchrh, Plu'l, Sreg Hikoh, Sregon, Sreg Pech, Sreg Pulekw, Sreg Won, Srprh, Tektah, Tektah 'We-Roy, Tekwsow, Tikwoh, Twehlkar, Wechpek'w, Wechpus, Wogow, Wohkero', Wohtekw, Yohtar, 'O Chaahl, 'O Hlrgr', 'O Rew, 'O Segish, 'O Slookw, 'O Teguukw, 'Oolekw, 'Oohl 'O Chyuu