wrinkle (1), ruffle

physical_contact_manipulation

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *xi

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Dakota

Lakota paɣį́ɣį ‘make wrinkles by rubbing’ EB:423a

Dakota paḣíya , †paxíya ‘roughly, not smooth’ SRR:406a

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi xixiká , †xixiká ‘ruffle up the feathers as birds’ D&S:221a

General comment

Cf. ‘wrinkle (2)’, ‘bend > fold, curl’, also Biloxi sĭsí ‘wrinkled’ DS-256a

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