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1mahⁿseasonnounweathernoun
2mahⁿgroundnounearthnounsoilnounlandnounfarmfarmingAprilplow monthDustDust WomanFemale Who Puts Something Horizontal Into a Hole In the Groundcloud of sand or dust blown by a strong windget loststraylose the waytravelearthwormwarmwarm weatherhothot weatherheatsummersunlightsunnysouthquicksandfarmerfieldthat waymore that wayfurther that wayfurther offto a distancelandearthworldcountryfarmershovelspadehoe
3mahⁿmovingverbThis term conveys the idea of movement and forms the base of many words related to movement. Examples are "mąyą" (land), "mą" (arrow), "mąnyi" (walk/go), etc.arrownounMą wikuje wasdupi je/ja?Do you know how to shoot arrows?Mą ikujenye ke/ki.He/she was shot with an arrow.unspec. comp. formHo Morath'įMą DoyemiMą GradugeMą GrujemiMą JijeMą JijemiMą RajeMą RoingeMą Ska GaxeComparemąndumįntųunspec. comp. form of3itųaim at one with a bowpull back the bowstring with much forcegame of dislodging arrows from a tree by shooting at themgophershoot (with an arrow)mąkuje (game)game of shooting arrows at a markbulletleadballquiverarrowheadarrow
mą 'ųmahⁿ 'OOⁿfarmverbfarmingverbunspec. comp. form of2
Mą Doyemimahⁿ DOH-yay-meeBroken Piece of Arrowproper noununspec. comp. form of3 2arrowdoye-mi 1femalecontracted variant ofminge
Mą Gradugemahⁿ grah-DOO-gayBiting Off the Arrowproper noununspec. comp. form of3 2arrowgra- 1ownradugefree variant ofraxdage
Mą Grujemimahⁿ GROO-jay-meeEating Arrowsproper nounEating Her Arrowsproper noununspec. comp. form of3 2arrowgra- 1ownruje1 1eat-mi 3feminine name indicatorcontracted variant ofminge
mą irawaðomahⁿ ee-RAH-wah-ðohaim at one with a bowverbunspec. comp. form of3irawaðoFree Variantmą irawaðumahⁿ ee-RAH-wah-ðoo
mą irawaðumahⁿ ee-RAH-wah-ðoofree variant ofmą irawaðounspec. comp. form of3irawaðo
Mą Jijemahⁿ JEE-jayMAHⁿ jee-JAYLit on the Arrowproper nounArrow Has Come and Stands Uprightproper noununspec. comp. form of3 2arrowjije1 4litunspec. comp. form ofjiCompareMą Jijemiunspec. comp. form of3 2jije1-mi 1
Mą JijemiMAHⁿ jee-JAY-meeArrow Has Come and Stands Upright Femaleproper noununspec. comp. form of3 2arrowjije1unspec. comp. form ofji-mi 1femalecontracted variant ofmingeCompareMą Jijeunspec. comp. form of3 2jije1 4
Mą K'anyemahⁿ k'AH-nyayAprilproper nounplow monthunspec. comp. form of2k'e-nyeRichard Shunatona (1922) notes for the month of April: "The moon Indians plow the ground, offer rituals to plant the maize."
Mą Nayįmimahⁿ NAH-yeeⁿ-meeStanding on Earthproper nounFemale Standing on the Landproper nounFemale Who Stands On the Groundproper noununspec. comp. form ofmąyą 2earthunspec. comp. form of2iyą1 3nayį 1stand-mi 3feminine name indicatorcontracted variant ofmingeCompareMąha Nayįmiunspec. comp. form ofmąhanayį-mi 1
ma oxramah OH-xrahcorn tasselnoununspec. comp. formMa Oxraunspec. comp. form ofoxra
Ma Oxramah OH-xrahCorn Tasselproper noununspec. comp. form ofma oxracorn tasselunspec. comp. form ofoxra
Mą RajeMAHⁿ rah-JAYFlying Arrow Speeding Onproper noununspec. comp. form of3 2arrowraje1
Mą Roingemahⁿ ROH-eeng-ayA Small Abundance of Arrowsproper noununspec. comp. form of3 2arrowrohąingefree variant ofshinge
mą rutąMAHⁿ roo-TAHⁿpull back the bowstring with much forcetransitive verbunspec. comp. form of3rutą2unspec. comp. form ofru-pull easily or gently
Mą Ska Gaxemahⁿ skah GAH-xayarrow - white - makeWhite Arrow Makerproper nounMaking Arrowsproper noununspec. comp. form of3 2arrowskafree variant ofxgagaxe 1makeThis name is often erroneously translated as Crawfish Maker.
Mą Sojemahⁿ SOH-jayDustproper noununspec. comp. form of2soje 1smoke
Mą Sojemimahⁿ SOH-jay-meeDust Womanproper noununspec. comp. form of2soje-mi 1femalecontracted variant ofminge
Mą Ut'ąwemiMAHⁿ oot'-AHⁿ-way-meeFemale Who Puts Something Horizontal Into a Hole In the Groundproper noununspec. comp. form of2u-t'ąwe2-mi 1femalecontracted variant ofmingeContracted VariantMot'ąwemiMOHT'-ahⁿ-WAY-mee
mą'sheMAHⁿ'-shehfree variant ofmą'shi
mą'shiMAHⁿ'-sheehighadjective-verbunspec. comp. formmą'shi jigreaboveoverabyssnounBaxoje Variantmąk'shiMAHⁿK'-sheeFree Variantmą'sheMAHⁿ'-shehmountainnoonsun highupstairsblow (as the wind does) or knock and object upwardsteep cliffSoaring Highpull up highpush up high, as wood or metalsend wood or metal up high by pushing against it
mą'shi jigreMAHⁿ'-shee jee-GRAYbecome highverbunspec. comp. formmą'shi jigrehiunspec. comp. form ofmą'shi 1highjigre 2becomeunspec. comp. form ofjigre1