separate (1)

verb physical_contact_manipulation

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *sąhe

Pre-Mandan *šąhe

Mandan šą́hoʔš ‘he divides it in half, cuts piece by piece, trims it’ [< í- + šąh] H:222 , íšąhe ‘half, part, price’ H:222 , -šą́hoʔš, ka- ‘he sorts, separates, divides them’ H:223

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *-zą

Proto-Dakota *-zą

Lakota -zą́, pa- ‘part or separate e.g. the hair; to hurt or kill by striking’ EB:438 , -zą́, yu- ‘part or separate e.g. tall grass, to push aside; to raise up e.g. a curtain’ EB:657

Dakota -zą́, yu- ‘part or separate e.g. tall grass, to push aside; to raise up e.g. a curtain’ SRR:647b

Proto-Dhegiha *-zą

Kanza/Kaw gakkízą ‘scatter by striking’ RR

Quapaw -zą́, di- ‘pull open, pull apart’ RR , -zą́zą, ba- ‘comb, run fingers through hair’ RR

General comment

Cf. ‘separate (1)’ and ‘separate (4)

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