bald, bare, smooth

 

shta (ta)

smooth, bald, bare (RR-Quapaw)

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opossum  

siⁿ-te  shta  xo-te  (sįtt ta xtte)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

tail - bald - gray

 

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pig  
siⁿ-te  shta  (sįtt ta) Speaker - Maude Supernaw

tail - bald

 
  Speaker - Anna Beaver

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • shta (ta) - smooth, bald, bare (RR-Quapaw)
  • zhna (zhna) - bald, bare, smooth, hairless (Omaha/Ponca)
  • shta (shta) - hairless, destitute of hair (FL-Osage)
  • shta (t), shta-ha (tha) - shiny and smooth as a lake surface, slick, bald, hairless, cleared (CQ-Osage)
  • shta (shta) - smooth, hairless, bald (Kanza)