Quapaw

 

o-ka-xpa  (okxpa),

 
o-ga-xpa  (ogxpa) Speaker - Maude Supernaw
Quapaw  
  Speaker - Anna Beaver
   
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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o-ka-xpa  (okxpa)

Quapaw, people who went downstream, Quapaw gens (clan) of the same tribe, Dwelt on right side of tribal circle (RR-Quapaw)

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I'm Quapaw.  
wi-e  o-ka-xpa  (we okxpa) Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore
I - Quapaw  

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • o-ka-xpa  (okxpa) - Quapaw, people who went downstream, Quapaw gens (clan) of the same tribe, Dwelt on right side of tribal circle (RR-Quapaw)
  • o-ka-xpa (o ̇GxBa) - Quapaw [person or tribe] (FS-Quapaw)
  • u-ga-xpa (ugaxpa) - Quapaw Tribe (Omaha)
  • u-ga-xpa ga-xa (u-g-xpa ga-xa) - Quapaw Creek, Okla (FL-Osage)
  • o-ka-xpa (okxpa) - Quapaw Indians (CQ-Osage)
  • o-ga-xpa (ogáxpa) - Quapaw tribe or people, "The down-stream people," so called because their ancestors went down the Mississippi, while the Omahas, Ponca, Osages, and Kansa, went up that stream, after leaving the mouth of the Ohio (River). The Ogáxpa or Kwapas have been called Shappas, Shapahas, Kapahas, Quappas, Quapaws, etc. They were also known in early colonial days as the Akansa or Arkansa (Kanza)

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  • o-ka-xpa-de (okxpade) - knock off, cause to fall off (RR-Quapaw)
  • u-ga-xpa-the (u-g-xpa-the) - to be thrown from a horse (FL-Osage)
  • o-ka-xpa (okxpa) - throw off suddenly severing or moving something or someone from something (CQ-Osage)
  • o-ga-xpa-ye (ogáxpaye) - knock somebody off from a height, as from a horse, perch, etc. (Kanza)

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  • o-ki-xpa-de (okxpade) - lose something (RR-Quapaw)
  • u-xpa-the-the (uxpathe the) - lose (Omaha)
  • u-xpa-the (u-xp-the) - lost (FL-Osage)
  • o-xpa-the (oxpe) - lose something specific or someone specific, get lost, become lost, be lost, fall from a height (CQ-Osage)
  • o-xpa-the (xpae) - lose things, lose stuff (CQ-Osage)
  • o-xpa-the-the (oxpee) - cause to be lost (CQ-Osage)
  • o-xpa-ye (oxpye) - fall from a height, fall off, get lost, become lost (Kanza)
  • o-gu-xpa-ye (ogxpaye) - lose something for someone (Kanza)