squeeze (3)

verb physical_contact_manipulation

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *-šképE

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Dakota *-šképA

Lakota šképa, ka- ‘strike and press out, as water’ EB:291 , šképa, ya- ‘suck dry, as a calf does all the milk’ EB:832 , škéškepa, ya- ‘suck and spit out’ EB:832 , šképa, yu- ‘wring out e.g. water from wet clothes’ EB:651

Dakota kaśképa , †kašképa ‘strike and press out, as water’ SRR:268b

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Tutelo-Saponi

Tutelo †lučkep ‘twist, wring’ D

General comment

Cf. ‘choke

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