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Kaak, wild goose; (kaag'. A.)
Kajah! wonderful! exclamation of wonder.
Kakey, thyself.
Katschi, don't, let it alone! (doubtful. A.)
Katschiwoak, besides, further, again.
Keecha? how much?
Keechen, a few times.
Keechi? how much? (how many? A.)
Keechitti, a little.
Keechoguni? how long?
Kehella! yes! exclamation of approval!
Kekschittek, a stove.
Kepe, thou also, thou too.
Kepene, we also; (ki lonawitsch, the form ke in these words is not in use. A.)
Kepewo, ye also, you too.
Kepoak, they also.
Ki, thou.
Kichgematgeu, Z., a thief.
Kichkinet, Z., a guide (from kichkican, a mark or sign; kichkinet, one who understands the marks. A.)
Kigin'amen, to know, to be acquainted with.
Kiginolewagan, sign, token.
Kigischgotum, green grasshopper.
Kih! exclamation of pain.
Kihhican. Z., a boundary (a line, a mark. A.)
Kihneu, sharp, biting, harsh, jealous; (means sharp, only. A.)
Kihnhammen, to sharpen, to grind.
Kihnhanschikan, grindstone; (kihnhican. a sharpener. A.)
Kikape, a single man; a bachelor.
Kikechum, the mother(of beasts);(properly, a female animal without a mate. A.)
Kikehuwet, physician.
Kiken, to mend in health, to grow better.
Kikewagan, cure, life;(lit the means of getting better in health. A.)
Kikey, old aged; (kikes, adults, older people. A.)
Kikeyihen, to lend; kigaihil, Z. (not in use. A.)
Kikeyin, to be old, to be aged.
Kikeyjumhet, elder, chief man.
Kikeyochqueu, elderly woman.
Kikochques, a single woman.
Kiluna, we (including the party speaking and the party spoken to).
Kiluwa, ye or you.
Kimi, secretly.
Kiminachsin, to murder secretly.
Kiminachsoagan, murder, assassination.
Kiminachsu, a secret murderer.
Kiminalitten, to assassinate.
Kimiwipengeen, Z., to commit adultery (lit., to sleep secretly together. A.)
Kimixin, to go from some place secretly.
Kimochwen, to steal away privately.
Kinhican, Z., a grindstone.
Kinhochkus, pike fish.
Kipachgiminschi, upland hickory; (species of oak. A.)
Kitschganinaquot, convenient.
Kitschgansowagan, convenience, commodiousness.
Kitschii, verily, truly; (great, very. A.)
Kitschikele, yes, it is true; (incorrect; ele is a superlative form, and could not be used with kitschi. A.)
Kitschinipen, summer, June.
Kitschitachquoak, autumn month, September.
Kitschiwi, certainly, truly, verily.
Kittachpanschi, spar, rafter; (any large piece of timber; from pantschi, timber. A.)
Kittahikan, great sea, ocean.
Kittakima, great king; (the word sakima, of which this is a compound, is no longer used. A.)
Kittan, great river; (arch., kitseepu would be used now. A.)
Kittapachki, thousand.
Kittaptonen, to affirm, to assure.
Kittelendam, to be in earnest.
Kittelendamwagan, earnest.
Kittelinsch, thumb.
Kitthukquewulinschawon, thumb.
Kittoaltewall, great ships.
Kittuteney, great city.
Kiwikaman, to visit somebody.
Kiwiken, to visit; (lit., thy-house-going; not now used. A.)
Klahikan, trap.
Klakaptonaganall, Z, an amusing tale.
Klakauchsowagan, divertisement, light-mindedness; (from gluxsu, he laughs.)
Klakelendam, to be rakish, to be extravagant, to be dissolute, to be a good-for-nothing fellow.
Klamachpin, to be quiet, to sit still.
Klamhattenamin, to be of a calm mind.
Klamhattenamoagan, calmness of mind.
Klammiechen, to be still, not to progress.
Klampeechen, still water.
Kloltin, to quarrel, to contend; (to use bad words to each other. A.)
Kloltowagan, quarrel, dispute.
Klunewagan, Z., a lie, a falsehood.
Knattemihi, Z., lend me.
Kolku, what, something; what? -cet, what may it be? tani? what then? -untschi, for what reason, why; wuntschi, why; (queq! A.)
Kombachquall, leaves, foliage.
Komelendam, to be free from trouble or care; (not in use. A.)
Kommot, to steal.
Kommotgen, stolen.
Kommothaken, to steal something out of a field.
Kopachkan, thick.
Kopachkisse, thick.
Kotschemunk, out of doors, out of this place; without; abroad; (quotsch' mink. A.)
Kpahasu, locked up, shut up, caught.
Kpahi, shut the door; (kpah'hi'. A.)
Kpahikan, stopper; a cover or lid.
Kpahon, door.
Kpahotink, prison; (keh'pahotink. A.)
Kpaskhasu, stopped.
Kpatten, frozen over; frozen shut.
Kpiktschehican, Z., a cover, a lid.
Kpitschchikan, breech of a gun.
Kpitscheu, unruly, foolish behaved.
Kpitschewagan, foolishness.
Ksakpatton, to make wet.
Kschachan, the wind blows hard.
Kschahepakandamen, to beat hard.
Kschamamquo, grievous, troublesome.
Kschamehhellan, to run fast.
Kschaptonalan, to use somebody ill, to abuse someone.
Kschatey, tobacco; achwan
Kschatev, strong tobacco.
Kschatteechen, beaten road, path.
Kschiechanittowit, I>Holy God.
Kschiechauchsowagan, holiness, innocence.
Kschiechek, clean.
Kschiechelendam, to think one's self from stain; to think one's self sinless; to think that one is holy.
Kschiechelensin, to believe to be blameless, to believe to be holy.
Kschiechen, to wash.
Kschiechen, clean.
Kschiechgochgihillen, to bleed fast.
Kschiechhensin, to wash one's self.
Kschiechi, clear.
Kschiechihin, to make clean.
Kschiechsin, to be clean.
Kschiechton, to wash. to cleanse.
Kschihillen, to go fast, to go swiftly.
Kschikan, knife; (pachschikan. A.)
Kschilan, it rains hard.
Kschilandeke, summer.
Kschilandeu, verv hot weather; (lit., much sunshine. A.)
Kschipasques, green grasshopper.
Kschippehellen, the water flows rapidly; strong current.
Kschipsin, to have the itch.
Kschipsit, one that has the itch.
Kschite, broth, (kschite, the i long. A.)
Kschitten, warm, hot.
Kschiwineu. it snows very thick.
Kschochwen, to walk fast.
Kschuppan. blunt, dull.
Ksinachpin, to be at leisure.
Ksinelendam, to be easy, to be without care.
Ksinhattenamin, to be of an indifferent heart and mind.
Ksinhattenamoagan, indifference, calmness.
Ksukquamallsin, to be perplexed, to be in anguish of mind; (ksakquelendam, thou art perplexed. A.)
Ksukquamallsoagan, perplexity, mental anguish.
Ksukquon, heavy, hard, difficult.
Ktakan, another; otherwise, in another manner.
Ktemakauchsoagan, poor, miserable life.
Ktemaki, poor, miserable, infirm.
Ktemakiechin, to lie sick in a poor condition.
Ktemaque, beaver, (amochk. Z.)
Ktemaxin, to be poor, to be miserable; to be poorly.
Ktschihillalan, to betray somebody.
Ktschillachton, to make known, to make manifest, to speak the truth.
Ktschimine, as soon as.
Ktschin, to go out; (acktschin, impers. A.)
Ktschinquehhellen, the sun rises.
Ktschiqwagan, gun drawer.
Ktscholtin, to come out of church.
Ktschukquihhilleu, it moves, it stirs.
Ktschukquilques, Z., grasshopper (lit., it moves in the grass. A.)
Ktukin, to turn back;(probably an error for k'tokkin, to wake up. A.)
Kulluppi, Z., to convert (lit., to turn. A.)
Kunhaffun, Z., to polish, to grind, to sharpen.
Kutschin, to come out of the house.
Kuwe, pine; (see Cuwe.)
Kuweuchak, pine wood, pine logs.
Kuwewanik, red squirrel.

Lachauweleman, to be concerned for somebody.
Lachauwelendam, to be concerned for something; to be troubled in mind.
Lachauwelendamen, to take care of, to be concerned for.
Lachauwelendamoagan, concern.
Lachauwiechen, to hinder.
Lachenendowagan, release, loosening.
Lachenummen, to untie, to loosen.
Lachgalaan, Z., to anger.
Lachgaman, to treat somebody ill.
Lachkan, sharp tasted.
Lachpiechsin, to speak fast.
Lachpihhilleu, it goes fast, it moves swiftly-
Lachpikin, to grow fast.
Lachwegegquoakan, harrow.
Lachxowi'lenno, Z., captain (one experienced in war. A.).
Lachxu, Z., a fishing rod.
Lachxuagan, Z., anger.
Lakenindewagan, accusation.
Laktschehellan, to jump over, to leap over.
Lakusin, to climb up, n'gendachgusi, I climb up.
Lalchauchsitaja, fork of the toes; (w'lhauchsitan. A.)
Lalchauwulinschaja, fork of the fingers.
Lalenikan, scour grass; (Equisetum hyemale. B.)
Lalhan, to scrape something; (to rub, to polish. A.)
Lalhaquoakan, drawing knife.
Lalschin, to cut smooth, to make even.
Lamowo, downward, slanting.
Landawen, it runs up, it climbs up, it spins up; (not in use. A.)
Langan, easy, light, not heavy.
Langoma, Z., kinsman.
Langomuwinaxin, to look friendly.
Langundowagan, peace.
Langundowi, peaceable, peaceful; (without the prefixed w' this word means relationship. A.)
Langundowits'chik, Z., kindred, relatives.
Lapechikan, plough.
Lapeechton, to tune an instrument.
Laphaken, to replant.
Laphatton, to restore, to repair, to replace;(lapachton, to replace. A.)
Lappi, again, once more; -tchen, as much again.
Lappiechsin, to repeat, to say over.
Lappilennin, to come together again, to be together again.
Laptonachgat, meaning of the word, signification of the word.
Laptonasu, Z., commanded (bridled, held by the mouth. A.)
Laschimuin, to dream; (not in use. A. Now lungamen.)
Laschinummen, A., to see at a glance or for a moment.
Latschachken, to treat.
Latschessowagan, goods, merchandise.
Latschessowen, to enjoy riches; to possess.
Lattoniken, to search, to examine.
Lauchpoame, middle of the thigh.
Lauchsin, to live, to walk; (to live in a certain manner; to walk morally or otherwise, not literally. A.)
Lauchsoheen, to make live, to make walk, to cause to be lively, to make happy.
Lauchsowagan, behavior, life.
Lauhakamike, middle of a piece of ground.
Lawachto, worth, value.
Lawachtohen, to set a price.
Lawachtowagan, price, value.
Lawantpe, crown of the head.
Lawasgoteu, a wide plain (lit., it is in the middle of a plain. A.).
Lawat, long ago; (lawata. A.)
Lawi, A., the middle, midst.
Lawitpikat, midnight.
Lawochgalauwe, middle of the forehead.
Lawulinsch, middle finger.
Lechakquihhil Ien, it slackens.
Lechauhanne, fork of a river.
Lechauwak, fork; division, separation.
Lechauwaquot, a tree with a fork.
Lechauwiechen, fork of a road.
Lechewon, breath, air (from awon, mist. A.).
Lehellechemhaluwet, he who giveth life.
Lehellechen, to live, to breathe.
Lehellechewagan, breath, life; (lehellachemhalgum, Z., he saved my life.)
Lehellemattachpink, chair, stool, bench.
Lekau, sand, gravel.
Leke, true.
Lekhammen, to write.
Lekhammewagan, debt; (lekhammawachtoagan, an account. Z.)
Lekhasik, written.
Lekhasu, written.
Lekhikan, letter, epistle; book.
Lekhiken, to write.
Lekhiket, writer.
Lelawi, halfway, in the middle.
Lelemin, to let, to suffer, to permit, to grant.
Lelingen, to permit; to allow.
Lemachdappit, he who sits here.
Lemattachpin, to sit down.
Lenape, Indian; man.
Lenapeuhoxen, Indian shoes.
Lenhacki, Z., upland (barren highlands. A.)
Lennahawanink, at the right hand, to the right.
Lennamek, chop fish.
Lenni, Z., genuine, pure, real, original.
Lenni, hand it; (linachke, Z., reach your hand)
Lenniga'wan, Z., a cabin (a common house, a temporary shelter, a store room. A.).
Lennikbi, linden tree (bark of the basswood tree. A.).
Lennitti, a little while.
Lenno, man; pl., lennowak.
Lennotit, little man.
Lennowasquall, fern; (lit., male fern.)
Lennowechum, male of beasts.
Lennowehellen, male of birds and fowls.
Lennowinaquot, manfully.
Lepakgik, those who weep, weepers.
Lepakuwagan, weeping.
Lepoatschik, wise men.
Leppoewina, cunning man.
Leu, true; it is so.
Lewehhelleu, it sounds.
Li, to; thither.
Liechenan, to leave out.
Liechenummen, to take off, to take down.
Liechin, to lie down, to rest.
Liechsowagan, language.
Lihan, to do so to somebody.
Likhikqui, now, about that time; as soon as; as, so as.
Likhikquiechen, so as.
Lilchpin, to be willing; to be diligent.
Lileno, A., an office, one holding an office.
Lilenowagan, custom, rule, law; (holding an office. A.)
Limattachpanschi, rafter on the roof of a house.
Linachgechtin, to lay hands to something.
Linachken, to reach forth the hand.
Linalittin, to fight; (refers to the extent of the fight. A.)
Linaquot, like unto; as this,that or the other:so, so as. like unto.
Linchen, west wind.
Lingihhillen, it thaws, it melts.
Linhakamike, upland; (see
Linkteu, it melts.
Linnilenape, Indians of the same nation,
Linquechin, to look, to behold.
Linschgan, finger.
Linxasu, melted.
Linxummen, to melt.
Lippoe, experienced; wise.
Lissin, to be so; to do so; to be so situated, to be so disposed; to act so.
Litchen, to think; to think so.
Litchewagan, thought, sentiment, opinion.
Littin, to say to each other, to say among themselves.
Littonhen, to preach in such a manner.
Liwamallsin, to mend, to grow better in health.
Liwasnosqueu, overgrown with weeds.
Liwasquall, weeds; (any kind of grass or weeds; generic. A.)
Liwi, toward.
Liwiechen, to rest.
Lo! see, behold!
Loaktschehellen, Z., it leaps, it jumps.
Loamissowe, lately; (lomisu. Z.)
Loamoe, long ago, in olden times; (not now used in this form. A.)
Lochlogannechwin, to destroy.
Logahhellan, to be discouraged, to give up.
Logahhellen, discouraged; (broken up. A.)
Logahhellewagan, discouragement.
Loganechwin, to throw down, to destroy.
Logihilleu, it falls in.
Logillachton, to tear, to destroy, to stop, to cease.
Lohikan, forefinger; (lit., the pointer. A.)
Lohumanwan, to show somebody.
Lokan, hip, thigh joint; (w'lokan; the possessive must be used. A.)
Lokat, flour; (something broken into bits; loken, flour. A.)
Lokenummen, to tear in pieces, to pull apart.
Lokhammen, bran, shorts.
Lokschummen, to cut loose; (arch., pachschummen, is to cut loose; lokschummen, to cut at the knot. A.)
Longachsiss, cousin; (error, a nephew. A.)
Lonquamwagan, a dream; (lungwamen. Z.)
Loquel! see!
Lowan, winter.
Lowanachen, north wind.
Lowaneu, northward, northerly, north; (lowanewunk, in the north; lowanne
Lenape, Z., northern Indians.)
Lowanneunk, northward.
Lowilaan, the rain is over.
Lowin, to pass by.
Lowunsuagan, Z., a name. See luwunsuagan.
Lowulen, it burns in a flame.
Luchund, he is said to have said.
Luejun, said.
Luen, to say; (to give a definite sound of any kind. A.)
Luewagan, saying; (the giving a definite sound. A.)
Lungwamen, Z., to dream.
Lunk, or,
Lunkus, Z., a cousin (error, a nephew. A.).
Luppoe, wisely.
Luppoewagan, cunningness, wittiness.
Lusasu, burnt.
Lussemen, to bum.
Lussin, to burn.
Luteu, it burns.
Luwunsu, called, named.
Luwunsuagan, the name; ( Kocu ktellzinsi? What is thy name? Kocu lowunsu wikimat? What is thy wife's name?)

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