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Blackfoot Color Words (Blackfeet, Siksika)

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sik

siksinááttsiwa              síkimiwa
áápi or ksikk

ksikksinaattsiwa      ksikksináámma
apoyi

apoyíínaattsiwa         apoyíínaawa
máóhk

mi'ksinááttsiwa        mi'ksinaawa
otahko

ótahkoináttsiwa        otahkoinawa
ótssko

ótsskoinaattsiwa    otsskoinaawa
ótssko

ótsskoinaattsiwa     otsskoinaawa
komono

komonóínattsiwa       komonoinawa

Why are there two or three different forms of these Blackfoot color words?

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