point, to point at

 

a-ba-zo (bazo)

point at (RR-Quapaw)

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we-da-ba-zo (wdabzo)

index or forefinger, pointer (RR-Quapaw)

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i-ha we-da-ba-zo (ha wdabzo)

point with the lips (RR-Quapaw)

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to point with (index finger)  
we-da-ba-zo (wdabzo) Speaker - Maude Supernaw
with which to point  

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point with lips

 

i-da wi-de-ba-zo  (da wdebzo)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

mouth, lips - with which to point

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • a-ba-zo (bazo) - point at (RR-Quapaw)
  • a-ba-zu (bazu) - point, to point at with the finger (Omaha/Ponca)
  • a-ba-zu (abazu) - point (Omaha)
  • a-ba-zu (-ba-u) - Om. same, to indicate, to point at, a-ʰpa-zu (-p̩a-u) - I select, a-shpa-zu (-shpa-u) - you select, oⁿ-ba-zu i (oⁿ́-ba-u i) - we select (FL-Osage)
  • a-pa-zo (pazo) - point at, point to, select by pointing to (CQ-Osage)
  • a-ba-zo (bazo) - point at with finger (Kanza)

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  • we-da-ba-zo (wdabzo) - index or forefinger, pointer (RR-Quapaw)
  • we-a-ba-zu (wé-a-ba-u) - the index or first finger, a pointer (FL-Osage)
  • sha-ge we-a-ba-zu (shá-ge we-a-ba-u) - the index finger, the first finger used to point with (FL-Osage)
  • noⁿ-be hi we-a-ba-zu (noⁿbe hi weabau) - index finger (Omaha)
  • we-a-pa-zo (wapazo) - index finger, pointing finger, literally with which to point at things (CQ-Osage)
  • we-ba-zo (webzo) - pointer, pointing finger (Kanza)