sulphur water

 

ni  xwiⁿ  (ni xwį)

 

water - stink

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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ni (ni)

water, liquid, stream, lake (RR-Quapaw)

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xwiⁿ (xwį), xo-wiⁿ (xowį)

stink, emit offensive odor (RR-Quapaw)

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • 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 (ni) - water, any fluid, liquid (CQ-Osage)
  • ni (ni) - water, river, liquid (Kanza)

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  • xwiⁿ (xwį), xo-wiⁿ (xowį) - stink, emit offensive odor (RR-Quapaw)
  • xwiⁿ (qwiⁿ), xuiⁿ (quⁿ) - corrupt, putrid, rotten, offensive, stink, stinking, as carrion (Omaha/Ponca)
  • xuiⁿ (xuiⁿ) - stink, stench (Omaha)
  • xwiⁿ (xwiⁿ) - fetid, offensive smell (FL-Osage)
  • xoiⁿ (ɣǫ) - stink, stinky, fetid odor or offensive smell (CQ-Osage)