touch

physical_contact

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *-htą́•

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa

Hidatsa ta•tE, ara- ‘nudge with foot, kick in’ J , ta•tE, ná- ‘grab hold gently by teeth’ J , ta•tE, nú- ‘massage, apply pressure with hand’ J , ta•tE, pá- ‘nudge, poke, tap’ J

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *-htą

Proto-Dakota *-thą́

Lakota thĄ, na- ‘touch with the foot, feel with the foot’ EB:360 , thĄ, ya- ‘touch with the mouth, to pull as in sucking’ EB:629 , thĄ, yu- ‘touch, to feel’ EB:653 , thĄ, épa- ‘touch with the hand’ EB:142

Dakota yut’áŋ , †yuthą́ ‘touch, feel up’ SRR:643a

Proto-Dhegiha *-htą

Omaha-Ponca thitóⁿtoⁿ , †ðottą́ttą ‘feel’ MAS:277

Kanza/Kaw ttą, áya- ‘bite sth. that is underneath’ RR , ttą́, ba- ‘feel for something, poke into’ RR , ttą́, bü-/bi- ‘feel sth., feel for in the dark’ RR , ttą́, ną- ‘feel the way with the foot’ RR , ttą́, yü- ‘touch, feel with the hands’ RR

Osage batoⁿ , †pahtą ‘feel by poking the ground’ LF:267b , nóⁿṭoⁿ , †ną́htą ‘feel in the water with foot’ LF:267a

Quapaw ttą́, di- ‘feel, touch sth.’ RR

General comment

The Hidatsa forms show a root extension *-tE.

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