wɹgɹs

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Yurok[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • wergers (alternative orthography)

Etymology[edit]

The term is superficially similar to Proto-Algonquian *wa·kwehsa (fox), but Goddard rejects the idea that the terms go back to Algic and describes the Yurok word as a regular derivative of the verb stem wrsry- (be thin).[1]

Noun[edit]

wɹgɹs

  1. fox

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ives Goddard, Sapir's Comparative Method, in New Perspectives in Language, Culture, and Personality, page 199