spotted > striped

verb perceptual_visual

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *pų́•šE

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *pu•šE

Crow puuší ‘multi-colored’ GG:54, RGG:97

Hidatsa pú•šE ~ puʔšE ‘multicolored, speckled, striped’ J

Pre-Mandan

Mandan pų́soʔš ‘it’s striped’ H:159

General comment

Mandan form is probably pų́•soʔš.

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