this side (1)

physical_spatial

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *ro•

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa

Crow do•- in: doosá ‘on this side, on the near side’ GG:65

Hidatsa ro•- in: ro•tá ‘this side’ [< X + Dem. †ta] J , no•tá

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Chiwere ró- ‘side (of body, house, tree)’ JGT:3203 , ró- in: rógri

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi dowá , †dowá ‘in this direction this way, to this place’ D&S:183b , nṭówa , †dowá ‘this way’ D&S:234a , ndoḳú , †dowá ‘back hither’ D&S:234a , ndo- in: ndosaⁿ´hiⁿ ~ ndosaⁿ´yaⁿ , †ndo- ‘on this side of’ D&S:252a

General comment

The Biloxi nasal is not accounted for in our analysis or reconstruction. In numerous instances Dorsey transcribed [ə̨], the centralized variant of ą as a syllabic nasal, so its identity here is hard to determine. Cf. the analogous particle, *to- in MVS languages.

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