fifteen cents

ska-di  mi-xti  pi-kai-oⁿ

 

(skdi mxti ppikkaǫ)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

fifteen cents

 

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ska-di mi-xti pe-ta-yoⁿ

(skdi mxti ppetyǫ)

fifteen cents (RR-Quapaw)

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nickel, five cents  
pi-kai-aⁿ (ppikkaą)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

nickel

 
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • de-ska-de (dskade) - bit, 12 and a half cents, Muskogean skali 'money', Fr. escalin 'shilling' (RR-Quapaw)

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  • miⁿ-xti (m̨xti) - one (RR-Quapaw)
  • wiⁿ-a-xchi (wiⁿqchi) - exactly one; just one (Omaha/Ponca)
  • wiⁿ-xtsi (wiⁿ́-xtsi) - one of a kind, a single piece (FL-Osage)
  • wi-xtsi (w̨xci) - one, a, an (CQ-Osage)
  • miⁿ-xtsi (mⁿxci) - one, just one (Kanza)

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  • pi-kai-oⁿ (ppikkaǫ) - 5 cents (JOD-Quapaw)
  • pi-kai-aⁿ (ppikkaą) - picayune, 5 or 15 cents, depending on the time, from French or Mobilian jargon (RR-Quapaw)
  • pe-ta-yoⁿ (petyǫ), (ppetyǫ) - picayune, approximately 15 cents (RR-Quapaw)
  • pi-kiu (pikiu) - Picayunne or Nickel Band, named after the French coin (Kanza)