Wind. Legendary character. They would say that Huliyáy is talking to tamatkísya and átya. pawačá páx̣naw Huliyáyma x̣áyma ‘there were five wind brothers’; tx̣awnayáy ku Huuliyáy pápatiwix̣ana ‘East Wind and West Wind used to fight one another’.
47 terms start with “h”
Pig, hog. Umatilla is usually kušúu. [NP /hoq̓hóq̓/.]
Indian tobacco, kinnikinnick, pinemat manzanita, Arctostaphylos nevadensis; bearberry, A. uva-ursi. Also called ɨlɨ́k. [NE hatuhátu; NW sapátwa; NP /hotooto/
Said in a high pitch when answering someone at the door.
Unable. húuynaš kúša ‘I cannot do it’; aw kú húuy iwáyča ‘then he was unable to cross’; ku húuy iwinanúušana ‘and he was unable to swim’; kuš húuy pawaníčayix̣ana náx̣š waníčt ‘and they would be unable to name my other name’; aw kú húuy iwáyča ‘then he was unable to cross’; ku áx̣ʷay húuy iwɨłq̓ámišana Spilyáy ‘and Coyote was still unable to put on his moccasins’. [NP /wiclém/ ‘deficient, unable, false’; /wíclemn/ ‘fail, fall short, lack’.]
Not be able; not find anything when hunting or fishing, be skunked. húuyšaaš ‘I’m skunked’; húuynaaš tkʷáynptpa ‘I didn’t get anything in hunting’. [Cf. possibly NP /hoyn/ ‘get in shape, train (for hunting, gambling)’ (always with reflexive).]
Sing love song. This would make the object of love, even if not present, lonesome. ihuyalákša tílaakina ana kʷaaná átawiša ‘he is singing a love song to the woman that he loves’. [NE húyak; NW huyanák.]