really, very

 

hi (hi)

very; with numerals: just, only (RR-Quapaw)

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heavy  

ski-ke  hi  (skke h)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw
heavy - very

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big, large

 
wa-sha-ke  hi  (wak hi) Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore
that which is - big, large - very  

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hot

 
ka-te  hi  (kktte h) Speaker - Odestine McWatters
hot - very

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • hi (hi) - very; with numerals: just, only (RR-Quapaw)

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  • hiu (hiu) - several, many, more than one or two (FL-Osage)

  • hu (hu) - many lots of, large amount of (CQ-Osage)

  • hu (hu) - many, much, a lot, a great many (Kanza)