old

 

ch′a  (čʔa)

 
old Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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sh′a-ke hi (ʔak h), (ʔake h)

old man, elder (RR-Quapaw)

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sh′a-ke hi (ʔke h)

old, aged, very (RR-Quapaw)

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sh′a-ke xti (ʔke xt)

elders, the very old people (RR-Quapaw)

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • sh′a-ke hi (ʔake h), (ʔak h) - old man, elder (RR-Quapaw)
  • sh′a-ke hi (ʔke h) - old, aged, very (RR-Quapaw)
  • sh′a-ke xti (ʔke xt) - elders, the very old people (RR-Quapaw)
  • te sh′a-ge (tsh'age) - old buffalo (Omaha)
  • iⁿ-sha-ge (iⁿshage) - old man, elder (Omaha)
  • ʰts′a-ge (ṭs′a-g) - old age, a term applied to people and horses (FL-Osage)
  • ʰts′a-ge (ṭs′a-g) - father-in-law (FL-Osage)
  • ts′a-ke (cʔke) - my father-in-law, used by a man addressing or referring to his wife's father, used by anyone referring to a man's father-in-law (CQ-Osage)
  • ts′a-ge (ts'áge) - old man, father-in-law, be unable for lack of time, fail (Kanza)
  • ts′a-ge zhiⁿ-ga (ts'áge zhíⁿga), ts′a-ge hiⁿ-ga (ts'ágehiⁿga) - be old, an old man, a venerable man, an ancestor, elder, one of the ancients or supernatural beings, hence, applied to the deities (Kanza)