spine (2)

noun physical_somatic_body_part

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *rą-hú•(-re)

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *rú•ri

Crow dúuli ‘back’ GG:45

Hidatsa ru•ri ‘spine’ J , nu•ri

Pre-Mandan

Mandan rąhú•re ‘spine, backbone’ RTC

General comment

Cf. ‘back’, ‘spine (1)’. Hidatsa nuuri < na (see HWM 74-75 da ‘middle of horse’s back under the saddle’) + *huribone’.

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