WORDS (definition and spelling check incomplete: 29 May, 2000)

Animals

acentv diamondback rattlesnake, the pattern on its back, a personal name in Florida

akcvohko a waterbird

alosvkatv see HALOSVKATV

apavyako OK chicken snake FL yellow rat snake

ayo hawk, red tailed hawk in the east, generic term for hawks

ayo-rakko red-tailed hawk

canv-latv blowfly

cascawv pileated woodpecker

cefokkicetv ARCHAIC house wren

cekto FL snake, see cetto

cekto-rakrakrakat FL rattlesnake

cëkulkppuse ARCHAIC barn swallow

celuehkv blackbilled cuckoo

cerakco ground squirrel

ceroro summer tanager

cessë mouse, mice

cesse-lane possibly weasel

cessë-lvste mink

cessë-rakko rat

cessë-rakko catë the "red rat," son of the great bird, from the migration story

cessuce mouse

cetetakv-cetetakv N. FLOR cricket, imitative of its sound (pronounced rapidly)

cetto OK snake

cetto-kvcëkv joint snake

cetto-lane green snake

cetto-lanuce rough green snake

cetto-lvste black rat snake

cetto-mekko OK rattlesnake

cetto-lokoke bull snake

cetto-tvstvnvkuce ground rattlesnake

Cetto-Yvprakko Proper name for The Great Horned Serpent of two different colored horns; see ue-pocase, ue-pucase for fuller explanation

cokkoloswv ARCHAIC snowbird

coklepakfv slug

cokpelapele whippoorwill

cotkerakko vesper sparrow

cowatuce small goat, kid

cowatv goat

cufe rabbit

cufe-comottv cottontail rabbit

cufe-kuewv ARCHAIC swamp rat

cufe-vpuekv' ARCHAIC sheep

cuhawëskv towhee

cukoloswv slate-colored junco

culihvkv wren

culotkv OK cricket

culuce baby fox, kit

culv fox

culvlvste black fox

cuntv worm

cvkvtv red-headed woodpecker

cvpvhuehkv indigo snake

entokfonwv-cvpko boll weevil

ero OKLA squirrel, N FLOR generic for squirrels

ero enkvpuce ARCHAIC anole

ero-hatkuce gray squirrel

ero-hele-lane fox squirrel

ero-hvtkuce FLOR squirrel

ero-lane see ERO-HELE-LANE

ëskv an animal variously described as a groundhog, badger, or weasel

esse-hompv potato bug

estakfvlelëskv see TAKFVLELËSKV

est-akkuce bed bug

est-akkv see EST-AKKUCE

est-akwvnayv octopus; tie-snake *some say that the tie-snake is more properly referred to as ue-pocase or ue-pucase but others in the east say "Water Master" is more panther-like in appearance, action and cunning.

estekene horned owl; thought by some to be the animal form of witches

este-nekricv enrakko praying mantis

este-sokv FLOR see EST-AKKUCE

este-kanëcv blister bug

eto-caskuce woodpecker

eto-kvnsvlatkuce a type of lizard

eto-ofvlucv three-toed box turtle

eto-ohnanopv giraffe, also as nok-capko

eto-soklicv furniture beetle

ëwvkatv white worm which makes holes in trees

fayëpv a type of wasp that captures women and carries them underground

fuco duck

fucocë duckling

fuco-honëcv wild duck

fuco-hunvnwv drake

fuco-hoktë female duck

fuco-nvwnv coot

fuco-pvce ARCHAIC pintail duck

fuco-sule muscovy duck

fuco-tohuehkv limpkin

fuco-towëkkv wood duck

fus-hera, peacock

fus-hërocv a type of bird, possibly towhee or redstart

fus-hërv golden eagle

fus-holattuce bluebird

fus-hvtkv white crane

fus-lanuce canary, warbler

fus-lvste FLOR anhinga

fus-svhayv mockingbird

fuswucë a baby bird

fuswv bird

fuswvcë see FUSWUCË

hacekwv a fish-hawk, an osprey

hahcukwv see HACEKWV

halosvkatv water moccasin, probably Western cottonmouth

hvcoklepv see VCOKLEPV

hvlpvtv alligator

katcv tiger

koskowv possibly crested flycatcher

kote small frog, just older than a tadpole

kote-cvkakv a type of small, noisy frog

kote-lane a type of small, green frog

kowakkuce wildcat, bobcat

kowike guinea, quail

kowike-rakko prairie chicken; grouse

kowike-tokohe guinea hen

kowike-tokohle see KOWIKE-TOKOHE

kowikuce quail

kowik-rakko see KOWIKE-RAKKO

kuekokwv ARCHAIC ring-necked plover

kunu skunk

kute frog

kvcvcvwv FLOR snapping turtle

kvfko flea

kvfkuce mite

kvlefo yellow catfish

kvlfo see KVLEFO

kvsvsv katydid

'kv-takwe FLOR ironhead (a bird)

kvwakë ARCHAIC panther

kvwakuce wildcat, bobcat; also panther

lahpanv antlion

lak-onayv FLOR walking stick (the insect)

laksv-fvske OLDER WORD deer (old time circumlocution)

latkv June bug

le-cokpv FLOR centipede

le-solkv OKLA centipede

le-solkv-rakko centipede

loca OKLA see LOCV

lokusë bear; more properly as NOKOSË and NOKUSË

locv FLOR turtle, tortoise, terrapin

lucv turtle, tortoise, terrapin

lucv-fotkuce FLOR cooter

lucv-horkopv Western chicken turtle

lucv-huehkv FLOR gopher turtle

lucv-puse midge

lucv-rakko snapping turtle; loggerhead turtle; FLOR leatherback sea turtle

lucv-svokv three-toed box turtle

lucv-tokocke ornate box turtle

lucv-tvkvcwe razor-backed musk turtle

lucv-tvmkv ARCHAIC FLOR hawk's-bill sea turtle

lucv-yëkcv a type of turtle, possibly Ouachita map turtle

lvmhe eagle

lvpv snail

nak-punvttuce small game animal

natarv dirtdauber, muddauber

nekatnëyv earwig

nenë-fullv coyotes; OLDER WORD wolf (old-time circumlocution)

nerë-tvffolopv moth

nerë-tvmkv June bug

nokosë bear

nokosucë bear

nosukcv gull

nok-capko, circumlocution for giraffe

nokose see NOKUSË

nokosomv A bear-like creature who hates to get wet and who is the spiritual guardian of the Sacred Fire and its keepers; often looks after active ceremonial grounds when not in use (CRDS, Girtman, Archie & Mary Johns, Dan Penton). S. FLOR a black furry caterpillar, modern usage because caterpillar resembles a baby bear crawling (CRDS)

noksokcv pelican

nokusë bear

nute-sasv n. shark

nvrke-hvtke black hog with a white belt

nvrke-hvtke-wvnvke see NVRKE-HVTKE

ocetto water snake

ohcvmoklv water scavenger beetle

okcotko n. mink

okeha see OKYEHA

okyeha mosquito

okyvha see OKYEHA

opa owl, a generic term in the East

oponrko see OPONRKV

oponrkv cutworm, corn worm

opv see OPA

opv-hvtkuce FLOR monkeyface owl

opv-kvpeluce FLOR burrowing owl

opv-sakkuce see OPV-SAKKV

opv-sakkv screech owl

osvnv otter

pelofcufe swamp rabbit

penholocv peacock, peafowl

penhonëcv wild turkey

penvca turkey gobbler

penvcacvhokv ARCHAIC old turkey gobbler

penwuce little turkey

penwv turkey

pesë-cokuce whirligig beetle

pocostoyv ARCHAIC another kind of bluebird

pocoswv bedbug

poheko FLOR snail

ponvttv-lvste OLDER WORD bear

ponvttv-yvmvse tame animal

pose cat (from English pussy)

posuce kitten

posë housecat

posucë kitten

pvce pigeon, formerly the carrier pigeon

pvce-howe mourning dove

pvce-hoyv see PVCE-HOWE

pvcv-lane parrot

pvhe-ohwakkv green snake found lying on the green grass; rabbit hawk

raro fish

raro-rakko whale

rëyakkv n. rabbit-hawk

rono horsefly

rono-lane green prairie-fly

rono-rakko black horsefly

rvcce-kophe camel

rvro see RARO

rvro-papv fish hawk

sakkekv blackbird

sakkekv-rakko red-wing blackbird

sasakwë domestic goose

sasvkwucë gosling

sasvkwv goose

sëkulko purple martin

sokhuce pig

sokhv hog, pig

sokhv-cule old boar

sokhv-hatkv opossum

sokhv-honëcv wild boar, razorback

sokhv-honvnwv boar

sokhv-tëho barrow (singular)

sokhv-tëhvke see SOKHVTËHO (plural)

soklicv weevil

sokso betsy bug (a black beetle found under rotten logs)

sopaktv toad

sowësowë cicada

sukhv pig

sukhv-hvtkë opossum

sulë buzzard

sule see SULË

sule-cvpko ARCHAIC red-headed buzzard

sule-lekwv sparrowhawk

sule-poloksv ARCAIC buzzard

svkehpv ARCHAIC badger, stoat

tak-fvlelëskv bat

taksepolkv a type of lizard found about old fences and of a rusty appearance

taksvpolkv-cetto worm lizard

taksvpolkv-rakko a large, mythical lizard

takvlv white-crowned sparrow

tartakv catbird

tetka a large, black woodpecker

to-esselokv caterpillar

tohlvpatkv copperhead snake

tokperkv bullbat, nighthawk

tokyulkv tadpole

tolokko see TVLOKKO

tuske n. hairy or downy woodpecker

tuske-rakko a type of large woodpecker

tuskuce sapsucker

tvffo grasshopper

tvffo-comottv grasshopper

tvffolopv butterfly

tvffolopv-hvtke tent caterpillar moth

tvffo-noksv locust

tvkanëcv blister bug

tvko mole

tvkoca ant

tvkoca-cate red ant, fire ant

tvkokfvmpe stinkturtle; loggerhead turtle;

tvlof-fuswv English sparrow

tvlokko yellow-billed cuckoo

tvnrvcukwv ruby-throated hummingbird

tvpvssolv daddy longlegs

tvpvssvnv SEE TVPVSVNV

tvpvsvnv dragonfly

tvrpv-lane yellow woodpecker

tvse bluejay, Texas green jay

tvse-rakkuce tom tit

tvsvsvyv belted kingfisher

tvstvnvke (2) hognose snake

tvstvnvkuce see TUVTVNKE (2)

ue-akcetto ARCHAIC OKLA water snake; FLOR green water snake

ue-cesse muskrat

ue-cetto water snake

ue-corakko FLOR hippopotamus

ue-fuswv water bird

ue-kaccv leopard

ue-lucv water turtle

ue-pofkv porpoise; whale; hippopotamus;

ue-pocase, ue-pucase a large water snake with two horns (one blue and one yellow) whose mate's also is horned (one blue and one red) that can transform itself; a great source of "War Power" medicine in eastern medicine bundles (Mary Johns, Dan Penton, CRDS). Not to be confused with the Great Horned Serpent, Cetto-Yvprakko (Leader, Lena, McCombs, CRDS)

uewv-vcoklpv salamander, newt

vce-solicv weevil

vcetekv gopher

vcoklepv a type of lizard, possibly fence lizard or mountain boomer; scorpion;

vcokrvnlvste black spider

vcokrvnrakko tarantula

vcokrvnwv spider

vfenca hornet

vhakwv brant, wild goose

vkece see VKECE-RAKKO

vkece-rakko wood rat

vpvtvnv bullfrog

vpvtvnv-rakko bullfrog

vtawëpe red-head duck

vtvkoca see TVKOCA

vyepa ARCHAIC seven-year locust, cicada; also i-yëpv (CRDS)

wahkolv whippoorwill

wahkopv night heron; FLOR cattle egret;

wahwakwv a type of woodpecker that is large, red-headed, and tufted

wakuce calf, baby cow

wakv cow, cattle, bovine

wakv enhoktë see WAKV-HOKTË

wakv enkafkv milk cow

wakv-hoktë cow, female bovine

wakv-hoktvlwv old cow

wakv-honvnwv bull

wakv 'mvpëhvmkë heifer

wakv-tëho steer

wakv-vtotkv ox

wasko chigger

welatahkv tree frog

welatakko see WELATAHKV

welvntolomv tumblebug

welvntoloyv see WELVNTOLOMV

welvntotvyv see WELVNTOLOMV

wotko raccoon

wotko-esse monkey

wotko-este-rakko ape; gorilla;

wvhelv doodlebug

wvhohvtke ARCHAIC white egret, snowy heron, wood ibis

wvko-rakko great blue heron

wvtolv sand hill crane

wvyo flying squirrel

yahpanv see LAHPANV

yokonv ARCHAIC blue rat

yokso prairie mouse

yopo-lowake elephant

yowhihkv bluebird

yvhuce coyote

yvhv wolf

yvhv-lanuce coyote

yvhv-rakko ARCHAIC gray wolf

yvlv cicada grub

yvpe-fikuce lamb

yvpe-fikv sheep