ugly

 

o-la-zo-zhi (lazi)  
ugly Speaker - Odestine McWatters

*possibly, o-ta-za-zhi (ttazi) - pretty / not

 

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o-ta-za-zhi (ttazi)

wrong, be (RR-Quapaw)

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pretty

 

o-ta-za (ttaza)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

right, straight, honest

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • o-ta-za-zhi (ttazi) - wrong, be, oⁿ-ta-za-zhi (̨ttazi) - Im wrong, o-di-ta-za-zhi (odttazi) - youre wrong (RR-Quapaw)
  • o-ta-za-zhi (o-t-zo-zi) - ugly (LH-Quapaw)
  • o-ta-za-zhi (o-t-z-ci) - wrong (LH-Quapaw)
  • u-ʰta-za-zhi (u-ṭ-a-zhi) - ugly, homely, homeliness (FL-Osage)
  • o-ʰta-za-zhi (oʰtzai) - ugly, homely, not pretty or handsome (CQ-Osage)

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  • o-ta-za (ttaza) - right, straight, honest, oⁿ-ta-za (̨ttaza o+ą) - Im right, straight, honest, o-di-ta-za (dittaza) - youre right, straight, honest (RR-Quapaw)
  • o-ta-zo (o-t-zo) - handsome (LH-Quapaw)
  • u-ʰta-za (u-ṭ-a) - handsome, showy, stateliness, pretty, comely, pleasing to the sight, satisfying to the sense of beauty (FL-Osage)
  • o-ʰta-za (oʰtza) - good looking, handsome, beautiful, very pretty (CQ-Osage)

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  • zhi (i) - negative (RR-Quapaw)
  • zhi (zhi) - not (Omaha/Ponca)
  • zhi (zhi) - not (FL-Osage)
  • zhi (i) a-zhi (a) - not, negative, negator (CQ-Osage)
  • zhi (zhi) - negative suffix of verbs (Kanza)