narrow, small

verb perceptual_visual

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *kisú•ke

Pre-Mandan

Mandan kšukóʔš ‘it’s narrow’ RTC

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk ksuksík ‘small, skinny’ , ksuuksik ‘fine, narrow’ KM:1893 , suuksík , suuksik

General comment

Biloxi †miska, Ofo †ki•ska, and Tutelo †kutska, all glossed ‘little’, do not appear to be cognate.

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