stuff

verb physical_contact_manipulation

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *xíhe

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa

Hidatsa xia, o•p- ‘stuff sth. in a hole’ [pa] J

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Dakota *-ɣi

Lakota -gí, ka- , †-ɣi ‘stop one’s progress, to be in one’s way, as a river; not to be able to proceed; to hold in esteem to respect’ EB:272 , -gi, opú- , †-ɣi ‘push into, as hay into moccasins; to stuff, fill, as with hay’ EB:403

Dakota opúġi , †opúɣi ‘push into, as hay into moccasins; to stuff, fill, as with hay’ SRR:384a

General comment

Cf. Lakota pazí ‘push into, as a stick into the sand in hunting for turtle eggs’ (B-438).

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