girl, bad girl

she-mi  shi-ge  (mi g)       
girl Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

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she-mi (mi)

girl, not yet reached puberty (RR-Quapaw)

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shi-ke (ke)

bad, ugly (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)

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  • shi-ke (ke) - bad, ugly, aⁿ-shi-ke (ąke) - I am bad, ugly, di-shi-ke (dike) - you are bad ugly, wa-shi-ke (wke) - we are bad, dual, wa-shi-ka-we (wkawe) - we are bad, plural  (RR-Quapaw)
  • shi-ge (shge) - bad, evil, injury, aⁿ-shi-ge (ąge) - I am bad, yi-shi-ge (yige) - you are bad, wa-shi-ge (wge) - we are bad, dual, wa-shi-ga-be (wgabe) - we are bad, plural (Kanza)