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  1. The following is the order of intensity for the words listed in part three.


Theword with the meaning of a thick-skinned blister is more intense thanthe word whose meaning is a thin-skinned blister. Therefore, theorder of intensity for the words is:



Inthe second part, the word with the highest intensity is “it is bentforward”, followed by “small pieces are cracked so they falloff”, and them small pieces are cracked but not broken off.”Thus, the order of intensity is:

(c),(a), (b).

3.The order of intensity in this question ranges from “it is porousand hard”, which is the least intense to “it is porous and soft”,which is the most intense. Therefore, the order of intensity of thewords is:


4.In the fourth section, the word with the least intensity is the onein part (a) while the word in part b has more intensity. The order ofintensity is:


5. In this section, the order of intensity is c, a, b. This impliesthat the word that means of something hard can be regarded to be moreintense. Thus, starting from the least intense, the order ofintensity is:

(c),(a), (b).

6.In this section, the order of intensity is (a), (c), (b).


Basedon the pattern, as well as the meaning of the words based on theirpronunciation, one can create a general rule, which can explain theclassification of words in Lakota language. The general rules thatcan be applied is the word with a more pronounced symbol has littleintensity as compared to the words with symbols that seem normal.This means that words with normal symbols are the most commonly usedwords in the Lakota language.