river, big river

 

wa-tʰi-shka  wa-sh'a-ke  hi

 

(watʰka waʔke hi)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

creek, river - large - very

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wa-tʰi-shka (watʰka)

creek (RR-quapaw)

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wa-sh'a-ke (waʔke), (wʔak)

large, be large (RR-quapaw)

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creek, river  
wa-tʰi-shka  (watʰka)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

river, creek

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • wa-tʰi-shka (watʰka) - creek (RR-Quapaw)
  • i-kaⁿ-ska-de wa-tʰi-shka (kąskde sattą watʰika) - Five Mile Creek, I.T. (RR-Quapaw)
  • ni-sni wa-tʰi-shka (nsni watʰka) - Spring River, I.T. (RR-Quapaw)
  • wa-chʰi-shka (wachʰíshka) - creek, stream (Omaha/Ponca)
  • wa-chi-shka (wachshka) - creek, brook (Omaha)
  • wa-chi-shka ga-xa (wachishka gaxa) - canal (Omaha)
  • wa-ʰtsi-shka (wa-ṭsi-shka) - a brook, obsolete among the Osage, but still used by the Omaha (FL-Osage)
  • wa-tsiⁿ-shka (wacíⁿshka), wa-chiⁿ-shka (wachⁿshka) - river, small, a stream or creek (Kanza)

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  • wa-sh'a-ke (waʔke), (wʔak) - large, be large, aⁿ-wa-sh'a-ke (ąwʔake) - Im large, di-wa-sh'a-ke (diwʔake) - youre large (RR-Quapaw)

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  • zha-ge (zhge) - enlarge, made larger, enlarged, as a hole (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ba-zha-ge (bá-zha-ge) - to enlarge a hole with a knife (FL-Osage)
  • da-zha-ge (dázhage) - split, enlarge a hole by burning (Kanza)