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sloychook'

Dictionary entry

sloychook'vi oo-class • I descend, I go downhill

Lexicon record # 3148 | Source references: R249 JE41
Derivation: morphological structure sloy-ch-oo-

Other paradigm forms

  • 3sg sloychok'w MM(YT1019) R249, sloycho'l R249

  • imperative sg slo'ych'os R249 JE33

Derived phrase or compound

Sentence examples (5)

  1. Tue' wee'eeet 'o so sloychok'w.
    Then he went down there.

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    — Georgiana Trull, Moon and His Wife (GT2, 2003)

  2. Cho sloychoo'm ho pa'aahl!
    Go down to the water!

    — Various speakers, Sentences in R. H. Robins's Yurok Language (YL, 1951)

  3. Choolekw so sloychok'.
    I climbed down the hill.

    — Various speakers, Sentences in R. H. Robins's Yurok Language (YL, 1951)

  4. 'O'l kas 'ee so sloychok'w reeek'ew, 'o laa'y so puel.
    He went just down the river a little ways, he went downstream along the edge of the river.

    — Mary Marshall, Coyote and Crane (MM3, 1927)

  5. Keech choolekw so 'we-sloychook'.
    He got downhill.

    — Domingo of Weitchpec, "Turip Young Man and His Dogs" (dictated version) (I1, 1906)