Christmas

   
  Speaker - Maude Supernaw

As Maude Supernaw stated the concept of Christmas would not have been known to the older generations of Quapaws, however modern translations for Christmas have been created as seen below.

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

         wa-koⁿ-da i-zhiⁿ-ga i-ta-te (wakoⁿda izhiⁿga itate) - Christmas (Omaha)

         wa-ʰkoⁿ-ta i-zhiⁿ-ke i-ki-ta-the (waʰk̜ta i̜ke ikitae) - Christmas, literally Gods son is born again, implies the day recurs (CQ-Osage)

         wa-ʰkoⁿ-ta i-zhiⁿ-ke haⁿ-pa i-tha-liⁿ (waʰk̜ta i̜ke hą́ąpa iáalį) - Merry Christmas! literally, good with Gods sons day (CQ-Osage)

         xoⁿ-tse hu ka-xe hoⁿ-pa (xǫǫcéhu káaγe h̜ǫpa) - Christmas, literally, cedar tree preparation day (CQ-Osage)