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Entry Sound Illustrated Orthography English  Notes
1  vowel contrasts (tone not controlled for) bíniʼ  mind   
2    biniiʼ  face   
3    bitélii  his donkey   
4    biteeɬ  (no gloss)   
5    bitaʼ  in the middle of   
6    bitaaʼ  father   
7    bitoʼ  his fluid, water   
8    bitooʼ  juice   
9  nasal vowels bijí̹í̹dóó  from that same day on   
10    bijí̹  same day   
11    se̹e̹s  wart   
12    sáanii  older women   
13    sáni  old one   
14    kó̹ó̹  here   
15    biko̹ʼ  his fire   
16  stops unaspirated bibi̹i̹h  deer   
17    bidiɬ  blood   
18    bigish  digging stick   
19    bidziil  mountain   
20    bijí̹  same day   
21    bijish  medicine pouch   
22    bidloh  laughter   
23  stops aspirated bitin  ice   
24    bikin  house   
25    bitsiiʼ  hair   
26    bichííh  red ochre   
27    kétɬoh  spearmint   
28  stops glottalized (ejectives) bitʼiis  tree   
29    bikʼis  friend, companion   
30    bitsʼid  tendon   
31    bichʼil  plant   
32    bitɬʼééʼ  the same night (needs carrier)   
33  nasals hinishná  I'm alive; I live   
34    bimá  mother   
35    nahashʼná  I move, stir   
36    yiiʼmas  we roll   
37  fricatives se̹e̹s  wart   
38    bize̹e̹s  wart   
39    bizid  liver   
40    shiɬ  with me    
41    bizhi  voice   
42    ɬid  (no gloss)   
43    bilid  smoke   
44  glide/fricative(approximants under voicing) sin  song   
45    biyiin  his song   
46    his  pus   
47    hosh  thorn, cactus   
48    bihis  (no gloss)   
49    bowozh  its thorns   
50    baghaaʼ  wool   
51    ghá̹á̹ʼaskʼidii  camel   
52  glides biyaʼ  louse   
53    ʼawééʼ  baby   
54  labialized velars kwii  here   
55    hwiih  into him; satisfaction   
56  augmentive ɬitso  yellow   
57    ɬitsxo  orange   
58    niɬtólí  crystal clear   
59    yiyiisxí̹  he killed it   
60    yiishjxí̹í̹  I turned dark from the sun   
61  aspirated /t/ (also vowel contrasts) bitin  ice   
62    biteeɬ  cat tail   
63    bitoʼ  juice   
64    bitooʼ  fluid, water   
65    tó  water   
66    bitaʼ  in the middle of   
67    bitaaʼ  father   
68  aspirated /k/ bikin  his house   
69    bikeʼ  his foot   
70    bíkáʼanilyeed  help him   
71    bokooh  canyon   
72  verb stem mutations dishyeed  move rapidly, run (animate actor)  yeed = verb stem 
73    yishwoɬ  move rapidly, run (animate actor)   
74    haʼnishheed  move rapidly, run (animate actor)   
75    yah ʼaníyóód  drive them in  yóód = 'drive, flee' 
76    yah ʼanissóód  I'm driving them in   
77    yiyí̹í̹h  usually eats   
78    yishshí̹í̹h  I usually eat   
79  monomoraic words in isolation and with prefix to  water   
80    só̹  star   
81    bizó̹  his star   
82  verb stem tone: low yischa  he cries  imperfective 
83    yícha  he cried  perfective 
84  verb stem tone: high yisdzí̹í̹s  drag it  imperfective 
85    yídzí̹í̹s  drag it  perfective 
86  high tone clitic ch‛ínímááz  roll it out  chʽi = 'out, horizontally' 
87    ch‛iniikááh  go out (3+in a group)   
88    ch‛óoshdeeɬ  toss it out  high tone spreads from clitic to stem vowel 
89    ch‛ídooldiɬ  it will be tossed out   
90    ch‛íníshdeeɬ  toss it out   
91    ch‛íniníɬkaad  herd them out (2nd)   
92    ch‛íninishkaad  herd them out   
93    ch‛íninishchxééh  drive out   
94    ch‛íniníɬchxééh  drive out   
95  low tone clitic kʼidishɬé  plant it   
96    kʼidílé  plant it   
97    biɬ dzidishkaad  slap him   
98    biɬ dzidíkaad  slap him   
99  prefix sequences hanáhodonishnih  (no gloss)  nííh = 'tell, speak' 
100    hanáhodinílnih  (no gloss)   
101    hanínááhodinishnííh  repeatedly talk endlessly   
102    hanínááhodonílnííh  (no gloss)