bed

noun physical_artefact_furniture

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *o-wų́ke, *o-ʔų́ke RR

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *u•wakí

Crow uuwačí ‘bedding, quilt’ RG, GG:58, RGG:43

Hidatsa u•wakí ‘bedding, quilt’ J

Pre-Mandan

Mandan ówąke ‘bed’ RTC

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *o-wų́kE

Proto-Dakota *o-wų́kA

Lakota oyų́ke RTC

Dakota owaŋka , †ową́ka ‘bed’ WM:15b

Yanktonai ową́ka B&D:33

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk hoomį́k ‘bed’ KM:1449 , homįk

General comment

A common construction, *o-in, locative’ and *wų́•kElie, be lying, positional’. Chiwere oyą́ ‘bed, couch, lie in’ (JGT92:105) and Proto-Dhegiha *ažą́ ‘bed, lie on’ are cognate in their root portions but lack the suffixed root extension of the other languages.

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