grease, oil, lard

we-kdi  (wkdi)  

lard     

Speaker - Anna Beaver

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we-kjhi  (wkǰ)

 

lard, grease

Speaker -Odestine McWatters

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we-kdi (wkdi)

grease (RR-Quapaw)

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Fried meat, cooked with the grease.  

 

ta  we-kdi  o-ta-haⁿ  (tta wkdi otahą)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

meat - grease, lard - to be cooked by heat

 

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butter

 

ma-ze-ni  we-kjhi  (mazni wkǰ)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

breast - water - oil, lard          

 
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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butter

 

ma-ze-ni  we-kdi (mazni wkdi)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

breast - water - oil, lard

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • we-kdi (wkdi) - grease (RR-Quapaw)
  • we-gthi (wgthi) - fat, grease, oil, the soft fat of animals (Omaha/Ponca)
  • we-gthi (wé-gthi) - grease, oil, kerosene (FL-Osage)
  • we-li (wéli) - oil, lard, grease or similar substance such as shoe polish, gasoline, kerosene (CQ-Osage)
  • we-li (wéli), we-dli (wédli) - grease, oil (Kanza)