sacred (2b), god

noun spiritual

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *wahką́ta

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *wakhą́ta

Chiwere wa•khą́da ‘god’ RR

Hoocąk wakąǰá ‘thunder; Thunderbird; battery’ KM:3340 , wakąja

Proto-Dhegiha *wahką́ta

Omaha-Ponca wakką́da ‘god’ RR

Kanza/Kaw wakką́da ‘god’ RR

Osage wahką́ta ‘god’ RR

Quapaw wakką́tta ‘spirit, god’ RR

General comment

Cf. ‘sacred (2a), snake’; ‘medicine man’.

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