want, desire, wish

 

koⁿ-da (kǫd)

want, desire, wish (RR-Quapaw)

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I want

 

koⁿ-bda  (kkǫbd)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

I want

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I want a drink.

 

bda-taⁿ  koⁿ-bda  (bdttą kkǫbd)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

I drink - I want

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I want to go hunting.

 

ta-bde  bde  koⁿ-bda  miⁿ-khe  (tbde bd kkǫbd mįkh)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

hunt - I go - I want - I sitting, doing that

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I want some meat (bacon).

 

wa-shiⁿ  koⁿ-bda  (wą kkǫbd)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

fat meat, bacon - I want

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Do you want?

 

shkoⁿ-ta  (kǫtt)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

you want

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Do you want to go to the show?

 

wa-ka-ka-xe  shkoⁿ  ki-de  te  shkoⁿ-ta 

(wakkaγe  kǫ  kde  tt  kǫtt)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

picture - move - cause itself - you go - you want

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Do you want water?

 

ni  shkoⁿ-ta  (ni kǫtt)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

water - you want

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Do you want coffee? 

 

jhi-e  ma-kaⁿ  sha  shkoⁿ-ta  niⁿ-khe (jhe makką́ a kǫtt nikh)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

you - medicine - dark - you want - you sitting, doing that

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They want rain.

 

ni-zhi  koⁿ-da  niⁿ-khe  (ni kǫd nįkh)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

rain - he/she want - he, she sitting, doing that

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • koⁿ-da (kǫd) - want, desire, wish, koⁿ-bda (kkǫbd) - I want, shkoⁿ-ta (kǫtt) - you want, oⁿ-koⁿ-da-we (ǫk̨dawe) - we want (RR-Quapaw)
  • goⁿ-tha (goⁿtha) - desire, crave, want, koⁿ-btha (koⁿbtha) - I want, shko-na (shkona) - you want (Omaha)
  • goⁿ-tha (goⁿ-tha) - to want, to desire, to prefer, ʰkoⁿ-btha (ḳoⁿ-btha) - I want, shkoⁿ-shta (shkoⁿ-shta) - you want, oⁿ-goⁿ-tha i (oⁿ-goⁿ-tha i) - we want (FL-Osage)
  • koⁿ-tha (k̨a) - want, desire, ʰkoⁿ-bra (ʰk̨bra) - I want, wi-ʰkoⁿ-bra (wiʰk̨bra) - I want for you, shkoⁿ-shta (k̨ǫta) - you want, aⁿ-koⁿ-tha (ąk̨a) - we want (CQ-Osage)
  • goⁿ-ya (góⁿya) - want, wish, hope, he/she/it wants it, koⁿ-bla (kⁿbla) - I want it, wi-koⁿ-bla (wikⁿbla) - I want for you, shkoⁿ-hna (shkⁿhna) - you want it, aⁿ-goⁿ-ya (aⁿgⁿya) - you and I want it, aⁿ-goⁿ-ya-be (aⁿgⁿyabe) - we want it, shkoⁿ-hna-be (shkⁿhnabe) - you all want it, goⁿ-ya-be (gⁿyabe) - they want it (Kanza)