ooze

verb physical_somatic

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *xripE

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Chiwere waxríwe ‘mash’ JGT:88

Hoocąk rusiríp ‘squeeze sth. soft, like mud, so it oozes through fingers’ KM:2720 , rusirip

Proto-Dhegiha

Quapaw dixdíwe ‘dip hand into sth.’ RR , dixdíxdiwe ‘make sticky from handling’ RR

General comment

Cf. ‘lick’. This is derived from *xrisqueeze (9)’ with the common -pE root extension.

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