who, which one

 

hu-wa (hwa)

 

who

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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ho-wa (hwa)

who (RR-Quapaw)

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Who done that?

 

hu-wa  ka-xe  (hwa kγe)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

who - make, do, cause

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • ho-wa (hwa) - who (RR-Quapaw)
  • ho-a (ho-ă) - who (LH-Quapaw)
  • hu-a (hu-) - who (JOD-Quapaw)
  • ho-wa-the (h-wa-the) - where, which one (FL-Osage)
  • ho-wa-thiⁿ-ke (h-wa-thiⁿ-ke) - which one, sitting (FL-Osage)
  • ho-wa (hwa) - which, which one (CQ-Osage)
  • ho-wa (hówa) - what, which one, specified by shape (Kanza)

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  • wiⁿ-oⁿ-wa (wiⁿⁿwa), (wⁿoⁿwa) - which, which, which one? (Omaha/Ponca)
  • wi-oⁿ-woⁿ (w-oⁿ-woⁿ) - which? Which one? (FL-Osage)

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  • be (be) - who (RR-Quapaw)
  • e-be (be) - who, somebody, someone (Omaha/Ponca)
  • be (be) - who, whoever, any one of them (FL-Osage)
  • pe (pe) - who, whom, to who, anybody, anyone, nobody, no one, whose turn (CQ-Osage)
  • be (be) - who, someone, somebody (Kanza)