slow

verb evaluative

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *srátE

Proto-Dakota *srátA

Lakota slátA ‘slow, feeble’ EB:456b , -slátA, na- ‘go softly up to something, crawl up to’ EB:357a , -slatA, oná- ‘make one’s way slowly by foot’ EB:820 , -slatA, wayú- ‘do a thing slowly’ EB:572

Dakota sdá-ta , †sdáta ‘slow, feeble’ SRR:432a

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *sráte

Chiwere thráje , †θráǰe ‘straight, upright’ JGT:70

Hoocąk -sárač, nąą- ‘walk on tiptoe’ KM:2795 , nąąsarac ‘do slowly and carefully’ KM:2795 , -sárač, hiru- , hirusarac

Proto-Dhegiha

Kanza/Kaw nąstáǰi ‘step lightly, quietly’ RR

General comment

Cf. the homophone ‘upright, insert’.

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