Their tribal language, Kansa, is also a Siouan language
. Early history has them migrating from the Ohio Valley into Northeastern Kansas by the mid-1700s.
The Santee Sioux are the Eastern most band of the Sioux and while speaking a Siouan language
, their lives were more similar to that of Woodland peoples.
What must Winnebago historian David Smith and his tribespeople think about being conjugated out of the Siouan language
Papers discuss unidirectionality of grammaticalization in an evolutionary perspective, grammaticalization of Korean numeral classifiers, the grammaticalization of the German preposition von as a genitive equivalent, the grammaticalization of agreement in Chibchan, a grammaticalization perspective on decay and loss of applicatives in Siouan languages
, the semantic diversity of generalized action verbs, predicting future change of relative clauses of Japanese, the catalytic function of constructional restrictions in grammaticalization, grammaticalization of periphrastic constructions, grammaticalization of honorific constructions in Japanese, and other topics.
They therefore number in the thousands and include languages such as Persian, Finnish, Hungarian, Korean, Algonkian and other North American Indian languages, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Omaha-Ponca and other Siouan languages
(Dakotan dialects, Crow, etc.), Winnebago, Sinhala, Irish Celtic, Breton Celtic, Bulgarian, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, Yiddish, Catalan, Greek, Mandarin Chinese, most Bantu languages and some members of the Niger-Congo group, Jabem, Numambi, the vast majority of Australian aboriginal languages, Jaqaru, Kawki, Aymara, Lisu, Lahu.
She collaborates regularly with other linguists working in the Siouan languages
, especially with the Dhegiha languages, of which Osage is a member.
Evidenced among the Biloxi and Ofo, Siouan languages
closely related to Saponi-Monacan, Rabbit-Trickster tales and several others manifest great similarity to those given to me by my elders.(121) Of related interest, the Cherokee of the 1782-88 era reported a settlement adjacent to the Hiwassee River known as Chestowee, the "Rabbit Place" Significantly, this town occupied a former Yuchi (Siouan) village site.(122) In general, the Rabbit-Trickster manifests a universal presence across the southeastern culture area; according to Swanton, it is present among the Creek, the Hitchiti, the Alabama, the Koasati, and the Natchez.
However, in another chapter "Siouan Languages
" (p.97) he concedes the "Yankton-Yanktonai and Sisseton .....