wife

 

wa-x'o  wi-ta  (waxʔ  wtta)

 

wife, woman - my

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

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wa-x'o (waxʔ)

 
wife, woman

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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wa-x'o (waxʔ)

woman, also female animal (RR-Quapaw)

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Hes no good  

wa-x'o  ni-ke  hi  niⁿ-khe  (waxʔ nik hi nįkh)

Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore

woman, wife - none, lacking - very - he sitting, doing that

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • wa-k'o wi-ʰta (wakʔ wʰta) - my woman, my wife, wa-k'o thi-ʰta (wakʔ ʰta) - your woman, your wife (CQ-Osage)
  • wa-k'o wi-ta (wak' wta) - my wife, wa-k'o i-ta (wak' it) - his wife (Kanza)

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  • wa-x'o (waxʔ) - woman, also female animal (RR-Quapaw)
  • wa-u (wau) - woman (Omaha)
  • wa'-u (wa') - woman (Omaha/Ponca)
  • wa-ʰk'o (wa-ḳ') - woman or women (FL-Osage)
  • wa-k'o (wakʔ) - woman, wife, my wife, queen in a deck of cards (CQ-Osage)
  • wa-k'o (wak') - woman, female, wife (Kanza)

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  • i-ta (itt) - his, hers, its, alienable, wi-ta (wtta) - my, mine, alienable, di-ta (dtta) - your, yours, alienable, i-ta-we (ittwe) - their, theirs (RR-Quapaw)
  • wi-wi-ta (wiwta) - my, mine, my own, thi-thi-ta (thithta) - your, yours, your own, thy, thine, thy own (Omaha/Ponca)
  • i-ʰta (i-ṭ) - his or hers, wi-ʰta (wṭa) - denoting possession, my or mine, thi-ʰta (th-ṭa) - yours, i-ʰta-bi (i-ṭ-bi) - the things that are theirs (FL-Osage)
  • i-ʰta (ʰta) - be his/hers, theirs, belong to him/her, them, wi-ʰta (wʰta) - mine, my, thi-ta (ʰta) - yours, your, sg. or pl. you, be yours, i-ta-pi (ʰtaapi) - their (CQ-Osage)
  • i-ta (it) - his, her, hers, its, theirs, wi-ta (wta) - my, mine, used w/ alienable nouns, yi-ta (yta) - your, yours, used with alienable nouns (Kanza)