bird (1)

noun animal_bird

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *awą́•-xe

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Dakota *mąɣá

Lakota maɣá ‘duck’ RTC

Dakota maġaksica , †maɣaksiča WM:55a

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo *awá•xi ~ *awą́•xi

Biloxi maxí, máxi , †má•xi ‘chicken, chickens’ D&S:226b , ma•xeʔ ~ mą•xeʔ , †má•xi ‘chicken’ MRH, MS

Ofo abā´si, ạbā´si , †abá•si ‘chicken’ D&S:319a, JSS

General comment

Cf. ‘duck, waterfowl’, ‘bird > game bird, turkey’.

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