right (hand)

noun physical_spatial

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *išró

Proto-Dakota

Lakota i-ślo´-ya , †išlóya ‘the right hand’ SRR:208a

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *(o-)išró

Chiwere ušdó ‘right (hand)’ JGT:78

Otoe uštó ~ u•štó ‘right’ RR

Hoocąk hoišóro ‘right’ KM:1336 , hoišoro

Proto-Dhegiha *i-šróke ~ *i-šrǫ́ka

Omaha-Ponca išnóga ‘right side’ JOD

Kanza/Kaw ištǫ́ga ‘right side’ JOD , ištóge ‘right side’ RR

Osage ištǫ́ka ‘right side’ JOD , ísdoge , †ísdoke ‘right side’ LF:320b

Quapaw štǫ́ka ‘right side’ JOD

General comment

š ~ s /_t sporadically in La Flesche’s Osage dictionary. This set shows a certain amount of internal variation. Nasalization appears in those forms having the suffix -ka in DH. The Kanza/Kaw/Osage subgroup of DH have variant forms with -ke but no nasalization.

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