lay down, sleep, lie, recline

 

zhaⁿ (ą), zhoⁿ (ǫ)

lie, recline (RR-Quapaw)

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I sleep.  

a-zhoⁿ  (ą)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

I lie, recline  

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I want to lay down.

 
a-zhoⁿ  ti-aⁿ (ą  tią́)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

I lie, recline - feel like  

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I'm going to bed.

 
a-zhoⁿ  ti-aⁿ (ą  tią́) Speaker - Odestine McWatters
I lie, recline - feel like  

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sleepy (you feel like laying down)

 

da-zhoⁿ  ti-aⁿ (dą  tią́)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

you lie, recline - feel like

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • zhaⁿ (ą), zhoⁿ (ǫ) - lie, recline, a-zhaⁿ (ą) - I lie, recline da-zhaⁿ (dą) - you lie, recline (RR-Quapaw)
  • zhoⁿ (zhoⁿ) - recline, lie, lie down, to sleep, a-zhoⁿ (ajⁿ) - I lie down, recline, tha-zhoⁿ (ajⁿ) - you lie down, recline, aⁿ-zhoⁿ i (aⁿjⁿi) - we lie down, recline (Omaha/Ponca)
  • zhoⁿ (zhoⁿ) - day, night, sleep, day, night, 24-hour period, "a sleep" (Omaha/Ponca)
  • zhoⁿ (zhoⁿ) - to sleep, a-zhoⁿ (a-zhoⁿ) - I sleep, tha-zhoⁿ (tha-zhoⁿ) - you sleep, oⁿ-zhoⁿ i (oⁿ-zho i) - we sleep (FL-Osage)
  • zhaⁿ (ą́ą) - sleep, go to sleep, lie down to sleep, go to bed, sleep over, stay all night, sleep, night's rest, overnight stay, tha-zhaⁿ (aą́ą) - you sleep, aⁿ-zhaⁿ (ąą́ą) - we sleep (CQ-Osage)
  • zhaⁿ (zhaⁿ) - day, a sleep (Kanza)
  • zhaⁿ (zhaⁿ) - lie down, sleep, recline, a-zhaⁿ (azháⁿ) - I lie down, sleep, recline, ya-zhaⁿ (yazháⁿ)  you lie down, sleep, recline, zhaⁿ (zhaⁿ) - he/she/it/they lie down, sleep, recline, aⁿ-zhaⁿ-be (aⁿzháⁿbe) - we lie down, sleep, recline, ya-zhaⁿ-be (yazháⁿbe) - you all lie down, sleep, recline, zhaⁿ-be (zháⁿbe) - they lie down, sleep, recline (Kanza)