Cayuga words/phrases starting with
"C"
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on/`a]:sa` cabbage
deganh/has[hsd/h cake
/na`daiy]hs /tna`da?:d_hkwa`   cake plan
tgan-da,:`   Caledonia
ats]:g,`   calendar
ohstwas`-h gy/hohsgwa/:t calf (cow)
s+hsn-`dageh   calf (leg)
da/dwen?da: call (on the phone)
ha`sey-s/: call (someone’s name)
gaw-ha:s cancer (illness)
naw=`da` candy
,wa]`g<h dajih-h d,g/`ni goh-:,` Can I bother you for a little while?
awad/ga? =:kne:` Can it be I will go with you?
gany]:da` canoe
ejihod-gw_hta`   can opener
w_hy-[:s cantaloupe
,segwen[` g<h i:s ,seway<:n<:da` Can you finish it?
anaha]tra` cap (hat)
gadr=hda` car
snig?ha:k careful
gadrehd-` deg,na?:ha`   car races
ojitgwa:j[: okd=ha` carrot
h-`sa: carry (v.)
dagu:s cat
g}h,hdiny?`she caterpillar
G_hn-wageh Caughnawaga
,treh/:ni` cause
Gayog}h]:n/` Cayuga People
,dwad/tg-:d/:` celebration
oy-dag/h cellar
tsa`dew_hs<:n/h centre
aky=nd_hkwa` chair
dewa`a/`aky<nd_hkwa chair (woven seat)
satga]:d,h charge it!
s=hsre chase
snig/h-`ta` cheat
oy]:`gwa:` cheeks
oyadag=ha:` Cherokee Dance
oyad`ageh]:n/` Cherokee People
e:`go:wah cherry
oh/hsr?:d/` /hgw,nya:kwa` chest of drawers
ots=hsda` chewing gum
daksha=`dohs chicken
dakshae` dohsg=ha:` Chicken Dance
hahs,now-:n,h Chief
hoy-:neh Chief
satohw_hsta` chill
gadao:t chimney (brick)
gany<ho:t chimney (pipe)
dehodigahadiy/nt Chinese people
jihny`og,` chipmunk
sadadr-gwahs choose
odr,n-,t_hkwa` church
ganadow-:neh city
osya de` clan
o`sya:d=:ny/` clans
gan]hai` clean
satnohda: climb in
satn]d_hgoh climb out
g_hwisda`ehs clock
sejihod, close
ehgw,nya,d_hkwa` closet
ogy=:`a` cloth
ohgw<nya` clothes
ewahsdod-hkwa` clothes pin
ohsw<da` coal
agyadaw[`tra` coat
gan/`gwat ohny/gwa` coconut
/tn/hdada` coffin
on-`no cold (to touch)
ot]:we` cold (weather)
otoweg=ha:` Cold Dance
(Northern Dance / Dance of the North)
degany-he:` collar
ohs]hgwa` colour
gan-had` comb (n.)
desadod-ihsih comb (v.)
gaj[h Come here.
d-:j/h Come in.
ha]`,dwa/d-:t gahs[hgai` Come on, let's blow this joint.
ha]`sigwad[h ha`s-drihs Come on, you move over that way.
ha]`dagwad[h s-drihs Come on, you nore over this way.
ga]`d=hswe Come over here, all of you.
desas?dr,h connect
sek?:nih cook
niganad-s`ah cookies
nodesay,h,kye` copy (mimic)
degahnan=d_hs/hs copy
on<h,` corn
on,h<` on-da:` corn bread (boiled)
on,h<:se` corn (green)
on,h,` ot=`tra` corn flour
on,h]hgwa` corn soup (lyed)
dewatah-`se:` corner (crossroads)
ohiy?da` corpse
aky,nd_hkwi:yo couch
dagu:sg]:wah cougar
kyas,d-hkwa` council house
hadihahs<h,` councillor
sh-hse:t count
seh]:we:k cover
gy/nhohsga/n cow
ona`d-:t,: crackers
gah]hsra` cradleboard
dehka/h crane (bird)
wadadedre`s crane (derrick)
gan/`gwag<:dr/: cream (milk)
owi:ya`-h god-`s ta` crib
jin?hsan/h cricket
]h,: crispy
o`d-:` gats=`da` crock
deg-hy_hs/:t cross
desadog,hd_hn/:` cross over
s=:naih crow (boast)
ga`ga:` crow
o:w<hka:` crust (bread)
desahs,toh cry
ohny/hsgw-:e` cucumber
gan-`j}hgwa` cup
eksa,:d-hkwa` cupboard (dishes)
ekwa,dahkwa` cupboard (food)
onegw-` curds
gag?kdra` cushion
hsr[hsgyak cut up (finely) (v.)
[:jak cut
 
Last updated: September 15, 2017