whistle (2)

perceptual_auditory

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *šo•

Pre-Mandan *sop-

Mandan sópoʔš ‘it squeaks, chirps, whistles’ H:214 , sópsope ‘sparrow, cricket’ H:214

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *žo(-te)

Proto-Dakota *žo

Lakota žo ‘whistle as a man does’ EB:267b

Dakota †žo ‘whistle as a man does’ SRR:652b

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *-žóte

Chiwere iyóǰe LWR:76

Hoocąk wiižóžoč KM:3718 , wiižožoc

Proto-Dhegiha *žote

Osage zhodsé , †žocé ‘whistle’ LF:224b

Quapaw dážotté ‘whistle shrilly’ JOD

General comment

Proto-Siouan vowel length is reconstructed on the basis of the more widely attested s grade.

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