skin

noun physical_somatic_body_part

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *ha

Proto-Dakota *ha

Lakota ‘skin’ EB:164

Sioux Valley ‘skin’ PAS

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *ha

Chiwere ha ‘skin’ RR

Hoocąk háa ‘skin (non-human); bark of tree’ [xuu = skin of a human] KM:514 , haa ‘hide (of animal); skin or hair (human) ?’ KM:514 , háa , haa

Proto-Dhegiha *ha

Omaha-Ponca ha ‘skin’ RR

Kanza/Kaw ha ‘skin’ RR

Osage ha ‘skin’ RR

Quapaw ha ‘skin’ RR

General comment

Cf. ‘cover (2)’ and ‘horn’. It is possible that these three are derivationally related.

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