whoop

perceptual_auditory

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *xʔá

Proto-Dakota

Lakota xʔayéla ‘making a noise as hail’ EB:197a , xʔą́hąska ‘long-winded’ EB:197a , xʔą́hąska hoxpapi ‘whooping cough’ EB:197a

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Chiwere ugráxʔa ‘yell’ JGT:286

Proto-Dhegiha *okráxʔaxʔa

Omaha-Ponca oðágðaʔáʔa ‘give the scalp yell’

Kanza/Kaw iolákʔakʔá ‘whoop, war, or scalp yell’

Quapaw xʔa, okdá- ‘whoop vi’ RR , xʔaxʔá, okdá- ‘whoop, give the scalp yell’ RR

General comment

Hoocąk hookárahohóp ‘make warwhoop’ (KM-1440) is parallel in construction but not precisely in form. Cf. ‘hiss (1)’.

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