sweet (2)

verb perceptual_taste

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *šikú•-e

Pre-Mandan *skųhe

Mandan skų́hoʔš ‘it’s sweet’ H:214 , apskų́ ‘wild anise’ H:214 , wá•skųhe ‘sugar’ RTC

Proto-Southeastern *čikú•-e

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo *čikú•-e

Biloxi kɔ•čkúyeʔ ‘watermelon’ [< kó• ‘gourd’ + čkú•ye ‘sweet’] MRH , kɔ•čku•yeʔ ‘watermelon’ MS , tckuyĕ´, tckúyĕ , †čkúye ‘sweet’ D&S:265b , tcĭkúyixti´ , †čikúyixtí ‘very sweet’ D&S:265b

Ofo amạskū´wĕ , †aməskú•we ‘salt’ D&S:320b, JSS , atk amạskúwĕ , †aməskú•we ‘sugar’ D&S:320b

Proto-Tutelo-Saponi

Tutelo matsịgǫ́yǫ , †mačikǫ́yǫ ‘salt’ ES , matcigoⁿyóⁿ , †mačikǫyǫ́ ‘salt’ LJF

Proto-Catawba

Catawba hičwa ‘sweet’ [nasalized ą] PV:40 , hičəware ‘sweet’ [nasalized ą] KS , mą́čuware ‘taste sweet’ PV:40, FGS:113.25 , hičwahęʔ ‘sweet’ FGS:105.15 , hičəwačú we ‘sweet’ FGS:115.2 , híčwadoʔ ‘taste sweet’ FGS:112.1 , ičwáhęʔ PV:63 , mα̨čuwa PV:63 , mαčowa FGS:22.7 , mα̨hčuware FGS:101.8 , imąčowáhęʔ

General comment

Cf. ‘sweet (1)’ for the corresponding s-grade, and for comments on the reconstructions.

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