whiskey

 

ni  shi-ke  (ni ke)

 

water - bad

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

   
  Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore
   
  Speaker - Mary Wilson
   
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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ni shi-ke (ni ke)

whiskey, literally bad water (RR-Quapaw) ______________________________________________________________________________

Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • ni (ni) - water, liquid, stream, lake (RR-Quapaw)
  • ni (ni) - water, liquid, river (Omaha/Ponca)
  • 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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  • shi-ke (ke) - bad, ugly, aⁿ-shi-ke (ąke) - I am bad, ugly, di-shi-ke (dike) - you are bad ugly, wa-shi-ke (wke) - we are bad, dual, wa-shi-ka-we (wkawe) - we are bad, plural  (RR-Quapaw)
  • shi-ge (shge) - bad, evil, injury, aⁿ-shi-ge (ąge) - I am bad, yi-shi-ge (yige) - you are bad, wa-shi-ge (wge) - we are bad, dual, wa-shi-ga-be (wgabe) - we are bad, plural (Kanza)