sit, sit down, be sitting, be in a place, camp

 

kniⁿ (knį), kdiⁿ (kdį)

 

sit

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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kniⁿ (knį), kdiⁿ (kdį)

sit, be in a place, camp, be sitting (RR-Quapaw)

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Sit down! (command)  
kniⁿ  (kn̨) Speaker - Maude Supernaw
sit (command)  
  Speaker - Anna Beaver
   
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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I live way off.  
ko-zhi hi  a-kniⁿ  a-ni-he  (kkihi akn̨ nih) Speaker - Maude Supernaw
far away, very - I reside - I moving, doing that  

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I am going to live far away.  
ko-zhi hi  a-kniⁿ  ta  miⁿ-khe  (kkihi akn̨ ta mįkh) Speaker - Maude Supernaw
far away, very - I reside - will be - I sitting, doing that  

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God is up there (God resides in heaven).  
maⁿ-shi  wa-koⁿ-ta  kniⁿ niⁿ-khe (mą wakǫ́ta knį nįkh) Speaker - Maude Supernaw
heaven, upper, upward - God - sit, be in a place, camp - he, she sitting, doing that

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • kniⁿ (knį), kdiⁿ (kdį) - sit, be in a place, camp, be sitting, a-kniⁿ (knį) - I sit, da-kniⁿ (dknį) - you sit, oⁿ-kniⁿ-we (ǫkn̨we) - we sit (RR-Quapaw)
  • gthiⁿ (giⁿ′) - he sit, a-gthiⁿ (agiⁿ′) - I sit, tha-gthiⁿ (agiⁿ) - you sit, aⁿ-gthiⁿ i (agiⁿ′i) - we sit (Omaha-JOD)
  • gthiⁿ (gthiⁿ) - to sit, a-gthiⁿ (a-gthiⁿ) - I sit, tha-gthiⁿ (tha-gthiⁿ) - you sit, oⁿ-gthiⁿ i (oⁿ-gthiⁿ i) - we sit (FL-Osage)
  • liⁿ (l̨į) - sit (CQ-Osage)
  • liⁿ (liⁿ), gliⁿ (glⁿ) - sit, stay, remain, dwell, live, reside, continue, a-liⁿ (alⁿ) - I sit, ya-liⁿ (yalⁿ) - you sit, liⁿ (liⁿ) - he/she/it sit, aⁿ-liⁿ-be (aⁿlⁿbe) - we sit, ya-liⁿ-be (yalⁿbe) - you all sit, liⁿ-be (lⁿbe) - they sit (Kanza)