white woman

 

wa-jhi-ni  mi (waǰni mi)

 
white people, white race - female Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore
   
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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wa-jhi-ni (waǰni)

American; derived from, Virginia (RR-Quapaw)

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wa-tshi-ni (w-tci-ni)

Virginian, white man (JH-Quapaw)

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miⁿ  (mį)

female (RR-Quapaw)

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She's a white woman.  

wa-jhi-ni  miⁿ  koi  (waǰni mį ki)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

white people, white race - female - there (RR-Quapaw)

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hot white woman

 

wa-jhi-ni  mi  ta-ka-te  (waǰni mi tkkatte)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

white people, white race - female - hot, to be hot

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white woman

 

wa-jhi-ni  waxʔ  (waǰni waxʔ)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

white people, white race - woman

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • wa-jhi-ni (waǰni) - American; derived from, Virginia (RR-Quapaw)
  • wa-tshi-ni (w-tci-ni) - Virginian, white man (JH-Quapaw)
  • wa-dsi-ne (w-dsi-ni) - a disease, a malady (FL-Osage)
  • wa-tsʰi-ni (wcʰini), wa-tsi-ni-e (wcinie) - probably from "Virginia" which may have been used to mean "white man". Perhaps venereal disease was later associated with wa-tsʰu (wacʰ) 'copulate' and thus may have substituted tsʰ (ch) for ts (c), giving the variants wa-tsʰi-ni (wcʰini) and wa-tsi-ni-e (wcinie), Robert Rankin, personal communication. Additionally, wa-tsi-ni-e (wcinie) may contain or be influenced by ni-e (ne) 'hurt' (CQ-Osage)
  • wa-ji-ne (wji ne) - disease, a malady (Kanza)

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  • miⁿ (mį) - female (RR-Quapaw)
  • wiⁿ (wiⁿ) - woman, female, in names, woman or female (Omaha/Ponca)
  • wiⁿ (wiⁿ) - woman, female, in names, woman or female, wa-sa-be wiⁿ (Wa--be-wiⁿ) - Black-bear-woman, female personal name, wa-shiⁿ wiⁿ (Wa-shiⁿ-wiⁿ) - fat woman, female personal name (FL-Osage)
  • miⁿ (m̜į) - female (CQ-Osage)
  • mi (mi) - woman, female, in names, woman or female, wa-sa-be mi (Wasbe Mi) - Black bear female, haⁿ-ga mi (Hⁿga Mi) - Haga female (Kanza)