Haⁿ-ka Bird (personal name)

wa-zhiⁿ  haⁿ-ka  (wąhą́ka)  

 

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

angel, ancestral or first bird, sacred bird, personal name of Louis Angell, Tallchief (ka-hi-ke  ste-te)

 

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

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wa-zhiⁿ haⁿ-ka (wa-jiⁿ́ hañ-k͓)

masculine name of the Kwapa wa-zhiⁿ-ka (wajiñk͓a) or Bird gens, Ancestral or First Bird (JOD-Quapaw)

* Maude Supernaw stated that her father, Louis Angell, belonged to the Snake Clan.

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • wa-zhiⁿ haⁿ-ka (wa-jiⁿ́ hañ-k͓) - masculine name of the Kwapa wa-zhiⁿ-ka (wajiñk͓a) or Bird gens, Ancestral or First Bird (JOD-Quapaw)
  • wa-zhiⁿ hoⁿ-ga (Wazhⁿhoⁿga) -first of birds, Inksabe-ekithe, male (Omaha)

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  • wa-zhiⁿ-ka (wąka) - bird (RR-Quapaw)
  • wa-zhiⁿ-ga (wazhiⁿga) - chicken, fowl, any bird, older term (Omaha)
  • wa-zhiⁿ-ga (wa-zhiⁿ́-ga) - any bird or fowl (FL-Osage)
  • wa-zhiⁿ-ka (wąka) - bird (CQ-Osage)
  • wa-zhiⁿ-ga (wazhíⁿga) - bird, small birds (Kanza)

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  • haⁿ-ka (hañ́ʞa) - ancestral gens (JOD-Quapaw)
  • hoⁿ-ga (hoⁿ́ga) - leader or first, implies the idea of ancient, or first, people; those who led, moiety or tribal half representing the earth and its water (Omaha-Fletcher/LaFlesche)
  • huⁿ-ga (huⁿ́ga) - ancient one, the one who goes before, leader, peace as symbolized by a little child (Omaha-Fletcher/LaFlesche)
  • haⁿ-ka (hañ́k͓a) - the name of the gentes on the right side of the Osage tribal circle (JOD-Osage)
  • hoⁿ-ga (hoⁿ́-ga) - The-sacred-one, Personal name (FL-Osage)
  • haⁿ-ka (hą́ka), hoⁿ-ga (hó̜ga) - the name of the two great tribal divisions of the Osage Tribe, the division representing the earth with its water and dry land.  The word signifies sacred or holy, an object that is venerated.  It is also the name of a subdivision representing the dry land of the earth.  The dark-plummed eagle is spoken of by this term, because of its synbolic use; a child chosen as an emblem of innocence in a peace ceremony is called Hoⁿ-ga.  The origin of the word, being obscure, can not be analyzed (FL-Osage)
  • haⁿ-ka (hą́ka) - sacred, holy, bald eagle, dark-plummed eagle, earth division of the Osage tribe, innocence emblem in peace ceremony, a child (CQ-Osage)
  • haⁿ-ga zhiⁿ-ga (hⁿga zhⁿga) - little eagle gens (Kanza)
  • haⁿ-ga taⁿ-ga (hⁿga tⁿga) - black eagle (Kanza)
  • haⁿ-ga taⁿ-ga (hⁿga tⁿga) - eagle clan, gens, named after the black eagle (Kanza)