dress

wa-tʰe  (watʰ)          
dress Speaker - Maude Supernaw
   
 

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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wa-tʰe (watʰ)

skirt, long skirt, dress (RR-Quapaw)

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Girls dress.  

she-mi  wa-tʰe  (mi watʰ)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

girl - dress

 

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I want a dress.

 

wa-tʰe  koⁿ-bde  (watʰ  kkǫbd)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

dress - I want

 

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Do you want a dress?  

wa-tʰe  shkoⁿ-ta  (watʰ  kǫtt)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

dress - you want

 

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Go iron your dress.  

wa-tʰe  a-bi-saⁿ-te  ko-ta  di-ha-knaⁿ  da  (watʰ bisątte kta dihkną d)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

dress - mash, push down on - that, there - take off, remove garment - go, command

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

           wa-tʰe (watʰ) - skirt, long skirt, dress (RR-Quapaw)

             wa-te (waté) - skirt, woman's dress (Omaha)

             wa-tse (wa-tsé) - skirt, dress (FL-Osage)

             wa-tsʰe (wáacʰe) - skirt with ribbon work or other decorations (CQ-Osage)

             wa-che (wach) - dress, woman's skirt (Kanza)