nudge

verb physical_contact

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *rihe

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *kirihe

Crow alachílee ‘push with the foot’ RG , dúuchilee ‘nudge’ RG , dáachilee ‘draw, attract toward’ RG , páachilee ‘push’ RG

Hidatsa arakiria ‘push with foot’ AWJ , núkiria ‘pull on rein and make horse turn, steer’ AWJ , pákiria ‘push away’ AWJ

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *nį

Proto-Dakota *-ni

Lakota épani ‘to nudge someone. to get his attention’ EJ , wópaniyą ‘nudge, give a signal or sign’ EJ , paníni ‘push or jog with the elbow or hand; to wake out of sleep by jogging’ EJ , naní ‘touch or jog with the foot, rouse up’ EJ , waní ‘shake in cutting, as jelly; cut off; to rip’ EJ , yuní ‘touch one, so as to call his attention to sth.’ EJ

Dakota yuní ‘touch one, so as to call his attention to sth.’ SRR:633a

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk ni_kere ‘to fondle (handle?), baby-talk, sweet-talk’ MM:347 , nįįkere

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