Indian

 

zho-zhi-te (otte)

 

flesh, skin - red

Speaker - Maude Supernaw
   
 

Speaker - Anna Beaver

   
 

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

   
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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zho-zhi-te (otte)

Indian (RR-Quapaw)

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You white people go home and us Indians dance all night

 

(when the white people go home, I want just us Indians to dance).

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

wa-jhi-ni  kde  ta  zho-zhi-te  e-naⁿ  o-zha  koⁿ-bda  (waǰni kd taa otte ną a kkǫbd)

white people - go home - when, future - Indians - only - dance - I want

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • zho (o) - flesh, meat (RR-Quapaw)
  • zhu (zhu) - flesh, body (Omaha/Ponca)
  • zhu (zhu) - flesh or body (FL-Osage)

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  • zhi-te (tte, itt) - red (RR-Quapaw)
  • zhi-de (zhde) - red (Omaha/Ponca)
  • zhu-dse (zhu-dse) - red, scarlet, vermilion (FL-Osage)
  • zhiu-dse (zhiu-dse) - red as applied to foliage (FL-Osage)
  • zhu-tse (uce) - red (CQ-Osage)
  • zhu-je (zhje) - red (Kanza)