Otoe-Missouria - English


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jajahoral question mark (female speaker)Usually optional, this indicates a question.
JąnjahⁿnJohnproper nounThis is the name John spelled in the Otoe-Missouria orthography.
jąngecontracted variant ofje hąngeunspec. comp. form ofje'e1hąnge
jąnraJAHⁿ-nahfree variant ofdąnra
jareJAH-rayhere it isthis is itthis onethis one isthis isthis is aunspec. comp. form ofje'e1composed ofje arethgetąare1composed ofje arethgetąthusbetter
jare gų'ųnąJAH-ray GOOⁿ'-ooⁿ-nahⁿthusunspec. comp. form ofjareunspec. comp. form ofje'e1are1gų 'ų-nąCompareare gu'ųunspec. comp. form ofare1gų 'ų
jare piJAH-ray peebetterverbunspec. comp. form ofjareunspec. comp. form ofje'e1are1pi1This phrase is to be used in comparison with something else. In that comparison, with this phrase saying "this it is - good", expresses the idea that what is being talked about better than what it is being compared to. For example, speaker 1: "Je'e pi ke" (This is good). Speaker 2: "Jare pi ke" (This is better).
jaregiJAH-ray-geenearbyJaregi miną ke/ki.He/she lives nearby.
jarena sųthis day here
jarenyejah-RAY-nyayhere they areSunge nuwe jarenye ke/ki.Here are two horses.these areunspec. comp. form ofje'e1composed ofje arethgetąarenyeunspec. comp. form ofare1-nyeThird-Person Plural (indefinite)are1
je1jehoral question mark (male speaker)Rexe iyą asdį je?Have you a bucket?Rihų inų ragri je?Did you come home with your mother?Rihų inų rigri je?Did your mother come home with you?Dagure ra'ų je?What are you doing?mark of interrogationUsually optional, this indicates a question. Notes that "je/ja" is "considered somewhat demanding and impolite between close friends or relatives; therefore the je is omitted in the polite form. (Wistrand-Robinson)this warutą (early autumn)
je2jehthisthis near me (demonstrative)hereMahį je are ke.Here is the knife.Mahį je arenye ke.Here are the knives.this winterthis much or manythis number or quantitymoreduring this present season, when they are going on the fall huntduring this present later autumnthis autumnthis fallcontracted variant ofje'e1composed ofje arethgetą
je3jehmust have
je4jehjaybe in a standing positionverbbe standingverbCompareda1
je5jaybody of water
je6jayjehwear a dress or skirttransitive verbdress
je are e'ajeh AH-ray AY'-ahsay this to anotherverbunspec. comp. form ofje'e1 1thiscomposed ofje arethgetąare1 4it iscomposed ofje arethgetąe'aunspec. comp. form ofe2
je are e'asay this to another
je are gahedąjeh AH_ray gah-HAY-dahⁿby this time (of past)henceforthhence forwardfrom this timeunspec. comp. form ofje'e1composed ofje arethgetąare1composed ofje arethgetągahedąunspec. comp. form ofidąCompareje gahedąunspec. comp. form ofje'e1gahedąabout this longabout as long as from this point to that
je are gahedąthgeje AH-ray gah-HAY-dahⁿ-thgayabout this longabout as long as from this point to thatunspec. comp. form ofje are gahedąunspec. comp. form ofje'e1are1gahedąithge
je arethganą se ejeh AH-ray-THGAH-nahⁿ SAY ayhave thought previously that it was just as one sees him, her, or itbe just as one thought and said - used after seeing the condition of affairsbe just as one said it was - used after seeing the condition of affairsunspec. comp. form ofje'e1composed ofje arethgetąarethganąunspec. comp. form ofare1ithge-nąse eunspec. comp. form ofse'e1e2Comparejethganą se eunspec. comp. form ofjethge-nąse e
je arethgejeh AH-ray-thgayto be thus - applied to something which one sits and holdsverblike this standing inanimate object or collection of inanimate objectsverbresemble thisverbunspec. comp. form ofje'e1 1thiscomposed ofje arethgetąare1 4it iscomposed ofje arethgetąithge 12thusCompareje darethgeunspec. comp. form ofje'e1dąhaare1ithge
je arethge 1to be thus - applied to something which one sits and holds
je arethge 3resemble this
je arethgetąjeh AH-ray-THGAY-tahⁿbe somewhat like thisverblook somewhat like thisverbJe are irithgetą ke.You resemble this somewhat.For this term, the conjugation is done to the "ithge" portion.ishas _______-edhas been _______-ingit isit is sothat is itin that casehave _______-edwhich or who has been previously mentioned or referred toit is him/her/itby, withlook likebe somewhat likeresemble it a littlethisthis one near methesethis, these (near the speaker)herethis, before one
je arethgetą 1be somewhat like this
je arethgetą 2look somewhat like this
je dąhaJEH dahⁿ-HAHthis standing objectthis standing inanimate object or collection of inanimate objects before usthis animate object standing before usunspec. comp. form ofje'e1 1thiscomposed ofje arethgetądąhafree variant ofallo. ofdąhelike this standing animate objectlike this standing animate object before us
je dąha arethgeJEH dahⁿ-HAH ah-RAY-thgaylike this standing animate objectlike this standing animate object before usunspec. comp. form ofje dąhaunspec. comp. form ofje'e1 1dąhaarethgeunspec. comp. form ofare1ithgeCompareje darethgeunspec. comp. form ofje'e1dąhaare1ithge
je dąhadaJEH dahⁿ-HAH-dahin, by, or near this standing inanimate object or collection of inanimate objects before usunspec. comp. form ofje'e1composed ofje arethgetądąhafree variant ofallo. ofdąhe-da1contracted variant ofida