alligator

wa-kdi-shka  taⁿ-ka  (wakdka ttą́ka)  
insect, reptile - big Speaker - Maude Supernaw

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wa-kdi-shka  taⁿ-ka  (wakdka ttą́ka)

alligator, large reptile (RR-Quapaw)

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

         wa-kdi-shka  taⁿ-ka  (wakdka ttą́ka) - alligator, large reptile (RR-Quapaw)

         wa-gthi-ska hi du-ba (wagthiska hi duba) - lizard, reptile, four legged reptile (Omaha/Ponca)

         wa-gthi-shka hi du-ba (wagthishka hi duba) - lizard, salamander, alligator (Omaha)

         wa-gthi-shka hi du-ba toⁿ-ga (wagthishka hi duba toⁿga) - crocodile (Omaha)

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         wa-kdi-shka (wakdka), wa-xti-shka (waxtka) - insect, reptile (RR-Quapaw)

         wa-gthi-shka (wagthshka) - insect, reptile, snake (Omaha/Ponca)

         wa-gthu-shka (wa-gth-shka) - bug, any kind of bug, a worm, an insect (FL-Osage)

         wa-lu-shka (walka) - bug, insect, worm, vermin, joker in a deck of cards (CQ-Osage)

         wa-lu-shka (walshka) - insect (Kanza)

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         taⁿ-ka (ttą́ka) - big, large (RR-Quapaw)

         toⁿ-ga (toⁿg) - large, big, great (Omaha/Ponca)

         ʰtoⁿ-ga (t̩oⁿ-gá) - big, large (FL-Osage)

         ʰtaⁿ-ka (ʰtą́ka) - big, large, great, grand (CQ-Osage)

         taⁿ-ga (táⁿga) - be large (Kanza)