4. Words with the "ou" sound

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houtSpoken by Nettie Rossig and Della Prince:

mout_voutSpoken by Della Prince (In this recording, she pronounces the word "vout"; but we know from other records that it could also be pronounced "mout", as Jerry James and others did. Many Wiyot words can be pronounced with either "m" OR "v"; see words with "m" and words with "v"):

toulSpoken by Nettie Rossig:

moul_voulSpoken by Nettie Rossig (In this recording, she pronounces the word "voul"; but we know from other records that the same word was also often pronounced "moul" by many speakers, including Birdie James, who was Yurok but married a Wiyot man and spoke Wiyot well. Many Wiyot words can be pronounced with either "m" OR "v"; see words with "m" and words with "v"):

moutw_voutwSpoken by Della Prince (In this recording, she pronounces the word "voutw"; but we know from other records that the same word was also sometimes pronounced "moutw". Many Wiyot words can be pronounced with either "m" OR "v"; see words with "m" and words with "v"):

youtwSpoken by Della Prince and Weaver Denman: