old, mature

time

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *rų́•

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Dakota *-nų-

Lakota winų́xča ‘man’s mother-in-law, old woman’ RTC

Yanktonai winóḣća , †winóxča ‘old woman’ SRR:577a

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Chiwere nú, nún , †nų́ ‘grow up, be growing’ JGT:51 , núñyegi , †nų́yegi ‘adults, after they are grown up’ JGT:51

Proto-Dhegiha

Osage nǫ́hǫ , †ną́hą ‘older person’ LF:114b

Quapaw ną́hą ‘old, grown up, mature’ JOD

Proto-Southeastern *nǫ́•-

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi noxtí , †nǫxtí ‘the eldest’ D&S:238a

Proto-Tutelo-Saponi

Tutelo enóⁿ oⁿq , †inǫ́x ‘his elder sister’ HW , minoⁿonq , †inǫ́x ‘my elder sister’ JOD, HW

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