deer, little deer

ta zhi-ka  (tta ka)  

deer - little

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

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ta (tta)

deer, ruminant, meat, especially dried meat (RR-Quapaw)

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zhi-ka (ik, ka), zhi-ga (ig), zhi-ka (įk, ̜ka)

small, little (RR-Quapaw)

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

         ta (tta) - deer, ruminant, meat, especially dried meat (RR-Quapaw)

         ta (ta) - dried meat, especially buffalo, elk, or deer meat, jerky (Omaha/Ponca)

         ta-xti (táxti) - deer (Omaha/Ponca)

         ta (ta) - dried meat (Omaha)

         ʰta (t̩a) - the deer, meat of any kind, deer, archaic - ta-xtsi, the flesh of this animal was used by the Osage and Omaha for food and the skin for clothing, the sinew was used for sewing (FL-Osage)

         ʰta (ʰtáa) - deer, doe, fawn, buck, meat (CQ-Osage)

         ta (ta) - deer, meat of any sort (Kanza)

         ta-xtsi (txc) - deer (Kanza)

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         zhi-ka (ik, ka), zhi-ga (ig), zhiⁿ-ka (įk, ̜ka) - small, little (RR-Quapaw)

         zhiⁿ-ga (zhⁿga) - small, little (Omaha/Ponca)

         zhiⁿ-ga (zhinⁿ-gá) - small, little, young, little children (FL-Osage)

         zhiⁿ (į), zhiⁿ-ka (įk) - a little, small amount of something, small, little, be little, small, children, little ones, kids (CQ-Osage)

         zhiⁿ-ga (zhⁿga) - be small (Kanza)