oak, black oak, black tree

 

zhaⁿ-sha  (ą  )

 
tree - dark Speaker - Maude Supernaw

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zhoⁿ-sha (ǫ )

oak, black, Q. velutina (RR-Quapaw)

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • zhaⁿ (ą), zhoⁿ (ǫ) - wood, tree (RR-Quapaw)
  • zhoⁿ (zhoⁿ) - wood, tree, yard of cloth, span of horses (Omaha/Ponca)
  • zhoⁿ (zhoⁿ) - wood, a tree, fuel (FL-Osage)
  • zhaⁿ (ą́ą) - tree, log, wood, lumber, stick, pole, woods, forest (CQ-Osage)
  • zhaⁿ (zhaⁿ) - wood, a tree, or log (Kanza)

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  • sha (a) - dark, indistinct black (RR-Quapaw)
  • sha-be (shbe) - dark (Omaha/Ponca)
  • sha-be (shá-be) - dark in color (FL-Osage)
  • sha-pe (ápe) - dark in color, shaded, darkened (CQ-Osage)
  • sha-be (shábe) - dark, shadowy, distant black, brown (Kanza)