Moose and Swampy Cree Dictionary

This is a Moose and Swampy Cree to English Dictionary, by C. Douglas Ellis, including the glossaries of the three Spoken Cree volumes and the Cree Legends and Narratives from the West Coast of James Bay.The forms are given in Moose Cree.

...šân-

F

offspring; (1:1); 11:2; cf. kîwašišân, mâhcišošân

Cree Legends and Narratives

...šîm-

NDA

younger sibling; 4:6; 16:2;19:1; 20:2; 27:4; 42:22; cf. ošîma

Cree Legends and Narratives

...šîmiš-

NDA

little younger sibling; 65:7; cf. ošîmiša

Cree Legends and Narratives

...šôkan-

NDI

lower back, backside; 8:5; 55:3; cf. ošôkan-, mišôkan-

Cree Legends and Narratives

...šôkan...

M

lower back, backside; 41:13

Cree Legends and Narratives

..âpoy-

F

liquid (SC); 9:9; cf. anôminâpoy-

Cree Legends and Narratives

acahkoš-

NA dim.

star: otacahkošima his star

Spoken Cree [51]

acahkw-

NA

star: otacahkoma his star

Spoken Cree [51]

acakâš-

NA

mink (East Coast, James Bay); used at Moose Factory as diminutive of âtakay-, cf. šâkwêšiw-

Cree Legends and Narratives

acicamoš-

NA

squirrel lit. little one who goes upside down v. alikwacâš-

Spoken Cree [34]

acicamoš-

NA

squirrel; 46:1

Cree Legends and Narratives

acicipahtâ-

VAI

run down head first (4:6)

Cree Legends and Narratives

acilaw

IPC

for no good reason; 27:3; acilaw piko n’kî-âšaw’hênân we crossed the river for no good reason, no particular reason; cf. Watkins- Faries aciyaw a little while, for a short time

Cree Legends and Narratives

acimošiš-

NA

puppy. v. atimw-

Spoken Cree [8]

acimošiš-

NA

puppy; 9:15; cf. apiscacimoš-

Cree Legends and Narratives

acitastâ-

VAI-T

set s.t. upside down v. naspâtastâ-

Spoken Cree [34]

aciwihkot-

VTA/VTI

cut s.o./s.t., whittle down s.o./s.t.

Spoken Cree [39]

aciwipali-

VAI/VII

go down, subside; 9:10

Cree Legends and Narratives

aciwêhtâ-

VAI-T

make s.t. smaller

Spoken Cree [35]

aciwêpit-

VTA/VTI

make s.o./s.t. smaller by pulling, constrict s.o./s.t.; also used of breaking off bread.

Spoken Cree [35]

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