honey

 

he-zi-ka ski-de (hézikka skíde)

 

bee - sweet

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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he-zi-ka ski-de (hézikka skíde)

honey (RR-Quapaw)

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bee  
he-zi-ka  (hézika) Speaker - Anna Beaver
bee  
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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sweet

 
ski-de (skíde)

Speaker - Mary Lane Redeagle

sweet  

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • he-zi-ka (hézikka) - bee (RR-Quapaw)
  • he-zi-ka niⁿ-te ski-ta (hézikka nį́tte skítta) - wasp (RR-Quapaw)

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  • wa-ba-zi-ge (wa-bá-çi-ge) - wasp, a stinger (FL-Osage)
  • wa-pa-zi-ke (wapázike) - wasp, archaic (CQ-Osage)
  • wa-ba-zi-ge (wabázige) - bee (Kanza)

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  • ski-de (skíde) - sweet, sour (RR-Quapaw)
  • ski-the (skíthe) - sweet, sour (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ski-the (çkithe) - sweet (Omaha)
  • ski-the (çkí-the), skiu-e (çkiu-e), skiu-the (çkiu-the), sku-the (çku-the) - sweet (FL-Osage)
  • sku-the (skúđe), sku-e (skúe) - sweet (CQ-Osage)
  • sku-we (skúwe) - sweets, be sweet (Kanza)