bend (7)

verb physical_contact_manipulation

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *SiSi-

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa

Crow shísshia ‘curly’ RG, GG:56

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi sĭsí ‘wrinkled’ D&S:256a

General comment

Crow reflects an earlier *šihšihe. Cf. ‘bend (1)

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