squeeze (5)

verb physical_contact_manipulation

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *-xkíkE ~ *-xkį́kE

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa

Crow hchichí, ala- ‘crush with foot’ GG:7 , hchichi, dá- ‘crush with teeth’ GG:41 , hchichí, da- ‘smash (?)’ GG:53 , hchichi, pá- ‘defeat completely’ , chichi, páa- ‘put pressure on, overpower’ GG:11, RGG:52 , hchichi, áp- ‘touch with something harmful’

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk xgį́k, wa- ‘use pump handle, draw water’ KM:3521 , waxgįk

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Ofo tuckĭ´kĭ , †tuškíki ‘wring as clothes’ D&S:331a

General comment

Cf. the other two fricative grades of this root. Crow may or may not fit; see comment under ‘squeeze (4)’.

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