thank you

social_communication

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *hahó

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *hahó

Crow ahó• ‘thank you’ GG:4

Hidatsa hahó ‘thank you’

Pre-Mandan

Mandan hahó ‘thank you’ H:65

General comment

The DH forms Omaha-Ponca †ðahą́-bi ‘thanked him’ (JOD1890:194), Osage †ðahǫ́thank you’ do not really match phonologically. ra- is most likely ‘by mouth’, the instrumental prefix here.

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