river, big river

 

ni  wa-zha-ge  (n wage)

 

water - large

Speaker - Louis Quapaw

   
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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ni wa-sh'a-ke (n waʔke)

river (RR-quapaw)

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river  
ni wa-ga-khe (n wagkhe) Speaker - Odestine McWatters
river  

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • ni wa-sh'a-ke (n waʔke) - river (RR-Quapaw)
  • ni wa-sh'a-ke hi (n waʔke h) - bay, large body of water (RR-Quapaw)

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  • ni (ni) - water, liquid, stream, lake (RR-Quapaw)
  • ni (ni) - water, liquid, river (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ni (ni) - water, river, rivulet, creek (FL-Osage)
  • ni (ni) - water, any fluid, liquid (CQ-Osage)
  • ni (ni) - water, river, liquid (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)