sister (6)

noun social_kin

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *(i-)rų́(-rį)

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa

Hidatsa irú• ‘her older sister’ J

Pre-Mandan *-rųk

Mandan wįrų́k ‘my elder sister, female speaker’ RTC

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *inų́(-nį)

Chiwere i•nų́ñį ‘sibling of same sex’ RR

Hoocąk hinų́ ‘older sister, male or female speaker’ KM:966 , hinų

Proto-Southeastern *inų́•-(ni)

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi inóⁿni , †inǫ́ni ‘her elder sister’ D&S:200a

Proto-Tutelo-Saponi

Tutelo minōn , †mįnǫ́ ‘younger brother’ H

General comment

OVS shows a possible reflex of *rų•old, mature’.

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