sour (1)

verb perceptual_taste

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *sʔa

Proto-Dakota *sʔa

Lakota sʔamná ‘smell (mná) sour’ EB:469b

Proto-Dhegiha *sʔáre

Omaha-Ponca çʔáthe , †sʔáðe ‘sour’ MAS:161

Kanza/Kaw cʔáye ‘sour, bitter’ RR

Osage ṭsʔáthe , †cʔáðe ‘sour’ LF:157a

General comment

Kanza/Kaw, Osage could be a reflex of either *tʔ or *sʔ, but Omaha-Ponca is a certain cognate. Cf. ‘sour (2)’, which has *tʔ.

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