potato, ground nut

noun plant_part

Proto-Siouan-Catawba wVto-

Proto-Siouan *waRó•, *wiRó•

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *wRó•

Proto-Dakota *wro

Lakota bló ‘potato’ RTC

Dakota bdo , †bdo ‘potatoes’ SRR:73a , mdo , †mdo ‘potatoes’ SRR:313a

Sioux Valley bdo PAS

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *Ró•

Chiwere †dó• ‘Indian potato, Indian turnip’ JDH

Hoocąk tóo ‘potato’ KM:3127 , too

Proto-Dhegiha *Ro

Omaha-Ponca nu , †no ‘potato’ RR

Kanza/Kaw do ‘Indian potato’ RR

Osage do , †to ‘potato’ LF:37a

Quapaw to ‘potato’ RR

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo *aró

Biloxi adɔʔ ‘potato’ MRH , adóʔ ‘potato’ MS , aṭó, adó ‘potato’ D&S:175a

Ofo ạtó , †ətó ‘potato, sweet potato’ D&S:322a

Proto-Catawba

Catawba witəki• ‘potato’ KS:181 , witəiʔ ‘potato’ PV:102

General comment

Cf. ‘turnip, Psoralea (2)’ to justify reconstruction of Proto-Siouan vowel length.

Other languages

  • Yuchi thobjołʔo, thosæ̨, thotsʌ̨, thodabisæ̨ LB
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