Female

miⁿ  (mį)

female (RR-Quapaw)

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white woman.

 

wa-jhi-ni  mi (waǰni mi)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

white - female

 

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hot white woman.  

wa-jhi-ni  mi  ta-ka-te  (waǰni mi tkkatte)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

white people - female - hot, to be hot

 

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She's a white woman.  

wa-jhi-ni  miⁿ  koi  (waǰni mį ki)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

white people - female - there (RR-Quapaw)

 

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Haⁿ-ka, Difficult Female Haⁿ-ka (personal name)  

haⁿ-ka  mi  te-xi  (hą́ka mi ttxi)

Speaker - Fannie Goodeagle Richards

haⁿka - female - difficult, hard to obtain, sacred, precious

 

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the only precious, difficult one (personal name)  

e-naⁿ  mi  te-xi  (ną mi ttxi)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

only that, just that - female - difficult

 

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young girl (difficult female)  

mi  te-xi  (mi ttxi)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

female - difficult, hard to obtain, sacred, precious

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

         miⁿ (mį) - female (RR-Quapaw)

         wiⁿ (wiⁿ) - woman, female, in names, woman or female (Omaha/Ponca)

         wiⁿ (wiⁿ) - woman, female, in names, woman or female, wa-sa-be wiⁿ (Wa--be-wiⁿ) - Black-bear-woman, female personal name, wa-shiⁿ wiⁿ (Wa-shiⁿ-wiⁿ) - fat woman, female personal name (FL-Osage)

         miⁿ (m̜į) - female (CQ-Osage)

         mi (mi) - woman, female, in names, woman or female, wa-sa-be mi (Wasbe Mi) - Black bear female, haⁿ-ga mi (Hⁿga Mi) - Haga female (Kanza)