salt

 

ni-ski-de (niskÝde)

 
water - sweet, sour Speaker - Maude Supernaw
   
  Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore
   
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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ni-ski-de (niskÝde)

salt, literally, sweet water (RR-Quapaw)

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • ni-ski-de (niskÝde) - salt, literally, sweet water (RR-Quapaw)
  • ni-ski-the (niškÝthe) - salt (Omaha)
  • ni-ski-the (ni-škÝ-the) - salt (FL-Osage)
  • ni-sku-e (nÝiskue), ni-sku-the (niisk˙­e) - salt, literally, sweet water (CQ-Osage)
  • ni-sku-we (nìskúwe), nu-sku-we (nuskúwe) - salt, rock salt (Kanza)

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  • ni (ni) - water, liquid, stream, lake (RR-Quapaw)
  • ni (ni) - water, liquid, river (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ni (ni) - juice, the juice of fruit (FL-Osage)
  • ni (ni) - water, river, rivulet, creek (FL-Osage)
  • ni (nÝi) - water, any fluid, liquid (CQ-Osage)
  • ni (ni) - water, river, liquid (Kanza)

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  • ski-de (skÝde) - sweet, sour (RR-Quapaw)
  • ski-the (skÝthe) - sweet, sour (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ski-the (škithe) - sweet (Omaha)
  • ski-the (škÝ-the), skiu-e (škiu-e), skiu-the (škiu-the), sku-the (šku-the) - sweet (FL-Osage)
  • sku-the (sk˙­e), sku-e (sk˙e) - sweet (CQ-Osage)
  • sku-we (skúwe) - sweets, be sweet (Kanza)