stick (3)

verb physical_contact

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *-ske

Proto-Dakota

Lakota ske, oká- ‘bunch or lump of things sticking together as candy, sugar etc.’ EB:384

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk sge, hokirú- ‘be stuck together’ KM:1378 , hokirusge ‘be solidified, curdled, caked’ KM:394 , sgé, gi- gisgesgé , gisge, gisgesge

Proto-Dhegiha

Quapaw diské ‘mix sticky substance with the hands’ RR

General comment

Osage ðisképe ‘to scrape’ shows this root with the -pe extension.

Likewise Kanza/Kaw yüskébe ‘scrape, as the fat from a hide’. Hoocąk forms may also be from ska

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