Tree Parts

Parts of Trees

 

undrahtaˀ                              green leaf, leaves

[oon-drah-tah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient            – it

-ndraht-                      noun root – green leaf, green leaves

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

urataˀ                                 dry leaf, leaves

[oo-rah-tah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-rat-                             noun root – dry leaf, dry leaves

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

uhšindaˀ                                tree trunk, stump

[ooh-sheen-dah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-hšind-             noun root – tree trunk

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

kyuhšindut                         It is where there is a standing tree trunk, stump.

[kyooh-sheen-doot]

ky-                               cislocative – where

-u-                                feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-hšind-             noun root – tree trunk

-ut-                               verb root – stand, be standing + stative aspect

 

utsiˀndekaraˀ                         tree root

[oo-tsee-een-deh-kah-rah-rah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-tsiˀndekar-                 noun  – tree root

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

ungyeraˀ                     acorn(s), nut(s)

[oon-gyeh-rah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

ngyer-                        noun root – acorn(s), nut(s)’

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

uskwiraˀ                                branch, branches, switch, bush

[oo-skweer-ah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient            – it

-skwir-                        noun root – branch

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

ungwiraˀ                               branch(es), treetops, corn tassels

[oon-gwee-rah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ngwir-                     noun root – branch, treetops, corn tassels

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

uręhaˀ                                     treetops, branches

[oo-ren-hah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-ręh-                            noun root – treetops, branches

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

Saręhes                                He has very long branches, treetops (Deer clan name)

[s-ha-ren-hehs]

s-                                 repetitive prefix  – very

-a-                                masculine singular agent  – he

-ręh-                            noun root – treetops, branches

-es                                verb root – be long, tall + habitual aspect

 

ustaˀ                                      bark

[oos-tah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic patient – it

-st-                               noun root – bark

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

Hustayetahk                        He carries bark, Bark-Carrier (Porcupine clan name)

[hoo-stah-yeh-tak]

hu-                               masculine singular patient – he

-st-                               noun root – bark

-a-                                noun suffix

-yeta-                           verb root – carry

-h-                                habitual suffix

 

ustetsih                                  It is a long piece of bark.

[oo-steh-tseeh]

u-                                 feminine-zoic patient – it

-st-                               noun root -bark

-ets-                             verb root – be long

-ih                                stative aspect

 

uyaraˀ                                     inner bark

[oo-yah-rah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-yar-                            noun root – inner bark

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

uhšuyaraˀ                              slippery-elm inner bark

[ooh-shoo-yah-rah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-hšuyar-                      noun root – slippery-elm inner bark

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

uwatsistaˀ                              dried up outer bark

[oo-wah-tsees-tah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-watsist-                      noun root – dried up outer bark

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

utsikwaˀ                        tree knot, fist, club

[oo-tsee-kwah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

-tsikw-                         noun root – tree knot, fist, club

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

uskwęraˀ                         hole in a tree

[oo-skwen-rah-ah]

u-                                 feminine-zoic singular patient – it

            -skwęr-                       noun root – hole in a tree’(also -skwaˀr-)

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

yahehsaˀ                         rotten wood

[yah-heh-shah-ah]

ya-                               feminine-zoic singular agent – it

-hehs-                          noun root – rotten wood

-aˀ                                noun suffix

 

 

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