milk

 

ma-ze ni  (maz ni)

 
breast - water, liquid Speaker - Maude Supernaw
   
 

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

 

 

 

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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ma-ze ni (maz ni)

milk, literally, breast water (RR-Quapaw)

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bottle, milk bottle  
ma-ze ni  o-zhi  (maz ni o) Speaker - Maude Supernaw

breast - water - container

 

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butter  
ma-ze-ni  we-kjhi  (mazni wkǰ) Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore
breast - water - oil, lard  
 

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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butter  
ma-ze-ni  we-kdi (mazni wkdi) Speaker - Maude Supernaw
breast - water - oil, lard  

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • ma-ze ni (maz ni) - milk, literally, breast water (RR-Quapaw)
  • ma-ze ni (mazni) - milk, breast-water (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ba-ze ni (ba-é-ni) - milk, udder-water (FL-Osage)
  • pa-ze ni (paazénii) - milk, literally, breast liquid (CQ-Osage)
  • ba-ze ni (bazéni) - milk (Kanza)

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  • ma-ze (maz) - breast (RR-Quapaw)
  • ma-ze (maz) - breast, udder (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ba-ze (ba-é), moⁿ-ze (moⁿ-é) - a womans breast (FL-Osage)
  • pa-ze (paazé) - breast, udder (CQ-Osage)
  • ba-ze (bazé) - breast (Kanza)

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  • ni (ni) - water, liquid, stream, lake (RR-Quapaw)
  • ni (ni) - water, liquid, river (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ni (ni) - water, river, rivulet, creek (FL-Osage)
  • ni (ni) - water, any fluid, liquid (CQ-Osage)
  • ni (ni) - water, river, liquid (Kanza)