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Lenape Talking Dictionary

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English:alternate name or group in the Tùkwsit (wolf) clan (lit. - Yellow Trees)
Lenape:wisawhìtkuk [na]

Comments

It is said of these people that they are loud.

Unsressed /ë/ is elided.
Weak /à/ is elided.
/w/ is vocalized as /u/ between consonants.

Analysis

Form:
wisawhìtkuk
Structure:
wisaw-hìtëkw-àk
Meaning:
be.yellow-tree-pl.anim