girl

she-mi  (mi)  

girl

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Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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she-mi (mi)

girl, not yet reached puberty (RR-Quapaw)

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • she-mi (mi) - girl, not yet reached puberty (RR-Quapaw)
  • she-mi zhi-ka (mika) - baby girl (RR-Quapaw)
  • she-miⁿ zhiⁿ-zhiⁿ-ga (shmiⁿzhiⁿzhⁿga) - young woman, maiden, girl, young women, maidens, of various sizes (Omaha/Ponca)
  • shi-mi zhiⁿ-ga (sh-mi-zhiⁿ-ga) - a baby girl, a damsel, a maiden, a lassie (FL-Osage)
  • shiⁿ-miⁿ zhiⁿ (̜mįį) - girl, baby girl, girlfriend (CQ-Osage)
  • shi-miⁿ hiⁿ-ga (shmiⁿhⁿga) - girl, young woman (Kanza)