money

 

ma-ze ska  (mze ska)     

 
iron, metal - white Speaker - Maude Supernaw
 

 

  Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore
 

 

 

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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ma-ze ska (maz ska)

silver, money, a dollar (RR-Quapaw)

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rich people (they have a lot of money).  
ma-ze-ska  o-she  a-niⁿ  niⁿ  (mazska e an̨ nį) Speaker - Maude Supernaw
iron, metal - white - a lot, plenty - he/she moving doing that  
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dollar

 

ma-ze-ska  miⁿ-xti  (mzeska m̨xti) Speaker - Maude Supernaw
iron, metal - white - one, exactly one  

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • ma-ze ska (maz ska) - silver, money, a dollar (RR-Quapaw)
  • moⁿ-ze ska (moⁿeka) - money, silver, currency (Omaha)
  • maⁿ-ze ska(mą́zeska) - money, coin, silver, literally white metal (CQ-Osage)
  • moⁿ-ze ska (moⁿ́-e-ka) - white metal, money (FL-Osage)
  • maⁿ-ze ska (mⁿzeska) - money, esp. silver money (Kanza)

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  • ma-ze (mze) - iron, gun (RR-Quapaw)
  • moⁿ-ze (móⁿ-e) - iron, metal (Omaha/Ponca)
  • moⁿ-ze (moⁿ́-e) - iron or any kind of metal (FL-Osage)
  • maⁿ-ze (mą́ze) - metal of any kind, lead or iron, wire, cable (CQ-Osage)
  • maⁿ-ze (mⁿze) - iron, metal in general (Kanza)

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  • ska (ska) - white, white nearby (RR-Quapaw)
  • ska (ska) - white, applied to objects nearby, not far away (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ska (ka) - white (FL-Osage)
  • ska (ská) - white, bright, clear (CQ-Osage)
  • ska (ska) - white, clearly defined white (Kanza)