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Mvskoke Word List

Mvskoke Language

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Mvskoke English
vce corn
vcelaketv to touch
vcelkv leech
vcenv cedar
vcoklopv salamander
vcukrvn rakko tarantula
vcukrvnwv spider
vfenca hornet
vhahwv walnut
vhakv law
vhakvhayv lawyer, attorney
vhayetv to draw
vholoce cloud
vhonkvtetv to count
vhoyetv (two) to go
vhv cerehe potato
vhv cvmpv sweet potato
Vhvlvkvlke Potato clan
vkerricetv to think about
vkueketv to move
vkvmv cucumber
vlekcv doctor
vlicecetv to begin, start
vlv buckeye
vnokecetv to love
vnokeckv love
vpe hvtkvpe white oak
vpeswv meat
vpeyetv (three or more) to go
vpohetv to ask (a question)
vpohkv question
vpuecetv to dream
vpuekv tame animal
vpvske parched corn drink
vpvtvnv bullfrog
vslecetv to erase
vsse tea
vtaphv dogwood
vtcetv to put on (clothes), wear
vteloyetv to collect
vtetv (one) to come
vtotketv to work
vwenayetv to smell
vwiketv to throw
vyetv (one) to go
vyoposketv to answer

**DISCLAIMER
Realizing the different dialects in the Muscogee language, the Muscogee Language Program Committee had to determine the dialect to be used for the language instruction.  The selections for the pronunciation and spelling may or may not be your customary way of pronouncing the word.  The dialect chosen is not to diminish other dialects nor does it mean there is a right or wrong way to pronounce those particular words.  It does mean, however, the program had to elect one way to teach and say the word to enable consistency in teaching the language.  Therefore, it was a committee decision for the pronunciations in the Muscogee Language Program curriculum.

This page is being provided by the Mvskoke Language Program to be of value to those who want to learn to speak Mvskoke.  Approximately every month, this page will contain a new lesson, with new words.

Mvskoke Language Program
PO BOX 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447

(918) 732-7649

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