stab (2)

verb physical_contact_impact

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *póxE

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *puxE

Crow púxi, a- ‘bite into, cut into, vaccinate’ GG:12

Hidatsa puxE, ná- ‘bite and leave mark’ J , puxE, nú- ‘bruise’ J , púxE, ha- ‘slit, lance’ J

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk póx, ru- ‘make a hole in’ KM:2711 , rupox ‘poke; stab’ KM:3423, WL , póx, wa- ‘poke holes in something’ KM:200 , wapox , pópox, mąą- , mąąpopox

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi pxu, pxwĕ, pxo, pxwĕ´di , †pxuwe ‘punch, stab, thrust at, gore’ D&S:246a

General comment

Cf. ‘stab (1)’. The Biloxi forms are doubtfully cognate as there is little evidence of the vowel between p_x.

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