buttocks (2)

noun physical_somatic_body_part

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *i-šį́tE

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa

Crow išísa ‘buttocks’ GG:94

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *šį́te

Chiwere šį́ǰe ‘whole bottom, rump’ JDH

Hoocąk šį́įč ‘buttocks, rear’ KM:2962 , šįįc

General comment

This form bears a superficial similarity to, and may have mixed with, ‘tail (1)’, q.v.

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