woman, lady, wife, female animal

 

wa-x'o (waxʔ)

 
woman Speaker - Maude Supernaw
   
  Speaker - Marry Lane Redeagle
   
  Speaker - Alice Crawfish Gilmore
   
  Speaker - Odestine McWatters

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wa-x'o (waxʔ)

woman, also female animal (RR-Quapaw)

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old lady, old woman  

wa-x'o  naⁿ-haⁿ  (waxʔ n̨hą)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

woman - old, grown up, mature

 

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young lady, young woman

 

wa-x'o  zhi-ka  (waxʔ ka)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

woman - young, little, small

 

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white woman  

wa-jhi-ni  wa-x'o  (waǰni waxʔ)

Speaker - Alice  Crawfish Gilmore

American, white race - woman

 

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all the women   

wa-x'o  koi-ke (wa-xʔ kike)

Speaker - Alice  Crawfish Gilmore

woman - those remote plural/standing/visible/animate

 

* ka-ke (kke) - those plural/standing/not visible/animate

 

* ka-iⁿ-khe (kįk) - plural/reclining/not visible

 

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wife (my wife)  

wa-x'o  wi-ta  (waxʔ wtta)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

woman - my, mine

 

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wife  

wa-x'o  (waxʔ)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

woman

 

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hen chicken  

si-ka  wa-x'o  (skka waxʔ)

Speaker - Odestine McWatters

chicken - woman

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

  • 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)