syrup

 

wa-zhoⁿ-ke  ski-de  kdo-kdo

 

(wąke skde kdkdo)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

sugar - ropy, viscous

 

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wa-zhoⁿ-ke ski-de kdo-kdo (wąke skde kdkdo),

wa-shoⁿ-ke ski-de kdo-kdo (wąke skde kdkdo) - molasses, syrup, "ropy sugar" (RR-Quapaw)

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • wa-zhoⁿ-ke ski-de kdo-kdo (wąke skde kdkdo), wa-shoⁿ-ke ski-de kdo-kdo (wąke skde kdkdo) - molasses, syrup, "ropy sugar" (RR-Quapaw)

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  • wa-zhoⁿ-ke ski-de (wąke skde), wa-shoⁿ-ke ski-de (wąke skde) - sugar (RR-Quapaw)

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  • zhaⁿ (ą), zhoⁿ (ǫ) - wood, tree (RR-Quapaw)
  • zhoⁿ (zhoⁿ) - wood, tree, yard of cloth, span of horses (Omaha/Ponca)
  • zhoⁿ (zhoⁿ) - wood, a tree, fuel (FL-Osage)
  • zhaⁿ (ą́ą) - tree, log, wood, lumber, stick, pole, woods, forest (CQ-Osage)
  • zhaⁿ (zhaⁿ) - wood, a tree, or log (Kanza)

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  • ski-de (skde) - sweet, sour (RR-Quapaw)
  • ski-the (skthe) - sweet, sour (Omaha/Ponca)
  • ski-the (kithe) - sweet (Omaha)
  • ski-the (k-the) - sweet (FL-Osage)
  • sku-the (ske), sku-e (ske) - sweet (CQ-Osage)
  • sku-we (skúwe) - sweets, be sweet (Kanza)

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  • kdo-kdo (kdkdo) - slimy, muddy, ropy, viscous (RR-Quapaw)
  • tho-tho (th-tho) - oily, greasy, a stain (FL-Osage)
  • tho-tho (o) - greasy, stain (CQ-Osage)

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  • zhoⁿ-ni (ǫn) - maple sugar, "tree sap" (RR-Quapaw)
  • zhoⁿ-ni (zhoⁿn) - sugar, syrup, honey, "wood water, wood sap" (Omaha/Ponca)
  • zhoⁿ-ni (zhoⁿ-n) - zhoⁿ, wood; ni, water: wood water; sugar (FL-Osage)
  • zhaⁿ-ni (ąąni), zha-ni-e (aane) - sugar, lit., "tree water", originally referring to maple sap or syrup (CQ-Osage)
  • zhaⁿ-ni (zhaⁿn) - sugar, lit. "tree liquid", a reference to maple sap (Kanza)