spider

noun animal_arachnid

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *-kox-

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *awáko•xV

Crow awáko•xa ‘spider’ GG:14, RGG:1

Hidatsa awako•xi ‘spider’ J

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi koxodé niká , †koxodé ‘spider’ D&S:212a

General comment

Cf. ‘bee (2)’. Because of general lack of cognates, this is a very difficult set to do any reconstructive work with. -kox- is only a skeletal suggestion.

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