watermelon

 

wa-tʰaⁿ sa-ka  (watʰ̨ skka)

 

watermelon

Speaker  - Maude Supernaw

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wa-tʰaⁿ  (watʰ̨)

 

watermelon

Speaker  - Maude Supernaw

 

 
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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wa-tʰaⁿ sa-ka (watʰ̨ skka)

watermelon (RR-Quapaw)

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • wa-tʰaⁿ sa-ka (watʰ̨ skka) - watermelon (RR-Quapaw)
  • wa-toⁿ (watoⁿ) - pumpkin, squash, melon (Omaha)
  • wa-toⁿ (wa-toⁿ′) - pumpkin, squash, or any of the vegetables of that family (FL-Osage)
  • wa-txaⁿ (watx̨), (wtkxą), (wakx̨) - pumpkin, squash (CQ-Osage)
  • wa-tʰaⁿ (watʰáⁿ) - squash (Kanza)
  • wa-khaⁿ (wakhⁿ) - pumpkin (generic term) (Kanza)

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  • sa-kʰa thi-de (skʰathde) - watermelon (Omaha/Ponca)
  • sa-kʰa thi-de u-kʰe-thiⁿ (skʰathide ukʰthiⁿ) - watermelon, "common" Omaha watermelon, it has a green rind, usually striped, and black seeds (Omaha/Ponca)
  • sa-kiu (á-ḳiu) - watermelon (FL-Osage)
  • sa-ʰku (sʰku) - watermelon (CQ-Osage)
  • sa-ko-je (skoje) - native melon (Kanza)

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  • sa-ka (sakk) - raw, green, unripe (RR-Quapaw)
  • sa-kʰa (skʰa) - raw, uncooked, green, unripe, said of plums, choke cherries, or grapes when they are hard (Omaha/Ponca)
  • sa-ʰka (-ḳa) - raw, uncooked (FL-Osage)
  • sa-kaⁿ (skaⁿ) - something raw (Kanza)