soap

 

we-ska-de (wÚskade)

 
with which to - white - make, cause Speaker - Maude Supernaw
   
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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we-ska-de (wÚskade)

soap, whiten with it (RR-Quapaw)

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • we-ska-de (wÚskade) - soap, whiten with it (RR-Quapaw)

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  • we (we) - with which to, for, with (FL-Osage)
  • we (we) - things, stuff, people, folks, they, them + with, using, as a means of or to, through, from due to (CQ-Osage)

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  • ska (ska) - white, white nearby (RR-Quapaw)
  • ska (ska) - white, applied to objects nearby, not far away (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ska (ška) - white (FL-Osage)
  • ska (ská) - white, bright, clear (CQ-Osage)
  • ska (ska) - white, clearly defined white (Kanza)

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  • de (de) - causative (RR-Quapaw)
  • the (­e) - make, have or make someone do something, cause something to happen to someone or something (CQ-Osage)
  • ye (ye) - "causative", make happen (Kanza)