water

physical_substance

Proto-Siouan-Catawba *yą

Proto-Siouan *yo

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *yo-

Proto-Dakota *čho-

Lakota copá , †čho_phá ‘wade, go in the water’ EB:133b

Dakota ćo_pá ‘wade, go in the water’ SRR:103b

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *yo•-

Chiwere yówe ‘wade’ GM

Hoocąk nįoowé < nįį howe JWE , nįįowe < nįį howe

Proto-Dhegiha *žo-

Omaha-Ponca juhe , †žohé ‘ford’ JOD

Kanza/Kaw žophé ‘ford’ RR

Osage zhú••he, zhú••pshe , †žó_he ~ †žó_phe ‘ford, wade a stream’ LF:228b , opshé , †ophé ‘a ford’ LF:123a

Quapaw †ánižóhe JOD

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi yohi, ayohi, ạyohí, hayóha, ayo, ayox , †ayohi ‘lake, pond’ D&S:295a

Proto-Tutelo-Saponi

Tutelo yetáñi, yetāi , †ye- ‘sea’ H

Proto-Catawba

Catawba yą, yąhiye• ‘water’ KS

Woccon yup•se ‘rum’ [< water + bitter (?)] JL

General comment

Tutelo †tą́-i ‘big’. Cf. ‘ford, wade’, ‘enter (1)’.

Details Language Word Source