heaven, upper, upward

maⁿ-shi (mą)

 

heaven, upper, upward

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

 

 

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maⁿ-shi (mą)

upper, upward, heaven (RR-Quapaw)

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Pray for up (you pray to heaven).

 

da-wa-ta  ma-shi  (dawatt mą)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

you pray - upward, heaven

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Pray (he, she is praying)

 

maⁿ-shi  o-ki  niⁿ-khe  (mą́i okk nįkh)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

upward, heaven - speak, talk with one - he, she sitting, doing that

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God is up there (God resides in heaven).

 

maⁿ-shi  wa-koⁿ-ta  kniⁿ niⁿ-khe (mą wakǫ́ta knį nįkh)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

heaven, upper, upward - God - sit, be in a place, camp - he, she sitting, doing that

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Father (God) is up in heaven. 

 

 

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

iⁿ-ta-te  wa-koⁿ-ta  maⁿ-shi  niⁿ-khe  (įtttte wakǫ́ta mą nįkh)

my father - god - upward, heaven - he, she sitting, doing that

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • maⁿ-shi (mą) - upper, upward, heaven (RR-Quapaw)
  • moⁿ-shi a-di (moⁿshadi) - tall, be very tall, extend from the ground far up into the air (Omaha/Ponca)
  • moⁿ-shi a-ha (moⁿshiaha) - high (Omaha)
  • moⁿ-shi (moⁿ́-shi) - up above, the arch of heaven, zenith (FL-Osage)
  • maⁿ-shi (mą́i) - be upward or upright (CQ-Osage)
  • maⁿ-shi (mshi) - high up, as the sun in the sky (Kanza)
  • maⁿ-shi-ta (maⁿshta) - above, upper, e.g. upper teeth (Kanza)