A Lenape-English Dictionary; From an Anonymous Ms. in the Archives of the Moravian Church at Bethlehem, Pa

A Lenape-English Dictionary; From an Anonymous Ms. in the Archives of the Moravian Church at Bethlehem, Pa

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...belly. Wikwahemunk, in the house. Wikwam, house. Wikwames, little house. Wikwamhassin, to make an abode. Wikwamtit, little room. Wil, head. Wilachkey, Z., male genitals. Wilano, tongue. Wilanoall, pumpkin seeds; (any leguminous seeds. A.) Wilawi, rich, valuable, precious; (from wil, head, with the idea as superior, royal. A.) Wilawilihan, to treat somebody generously. Wilawiochqueu, rich woman. Wilawussall, his corn; his grain. Wilinen, to have head ache. Wilinewagan, head ache. Wilooxi, warm thyself. Wilsu, fat meat. Wimachtendienk, Z., brotherhood. Wimb, heart of a tree; (any core or centre of a trunk, etc. A.) Wimbeneman, to relieve somebody; (to sacrifice one's self for another; a strong expression. A.) Winak, sassafras. Winamallsachtin, to be a common sickness. Winamallsachtowagan, sickness, distemper. Winamallsin, to be sick, to feel pain. Winamandamen, to feel pain. Winamandamoagan, pain, sore. Winamin, the corn is ripe; (when it is fit to eat. A.) Winaminge, Z., the month of August; (!z'z'., "time of roasting ears.") /Vindamen, to mention. Windasu, mentioned, named. Wineu, it snows. Wingachpin, to like to be in some place. Wingachtochwilsit, lover of hunting. Wingallauwin, to hunt willingly. Wingan, sweet, savory; good tasted. /Vingandamen, it tastes good. Wingapue, good, sweet broth. Wingel, eatable. Wingelawossi, it burns well. Wingelendamoagan, approbation, liking. Wingeleu, it burns well. Wingelewemen, to do a pleasure. Wingewochqueu, a raven; (out of use. A.) Wingi, fain, gladly, willingly. Wingilauchsin, to live willingly in a particular manner. Wingilaweman, to do somebody a pleasure. Wingimachtek, odoriferous. Wingimaquot, it has a good pleasant smell. Winginamen, to delight in, to be pleased with....show more

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  • 1236852915
  • 9781236852915