mire (1)

verb physical_spatial_aquatic

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *SatakE

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa

Crow alaxsachí ‘step in (soft matter)’ RGG , dúxsachi ‘squeeze through fingers’ RG

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Dhegiha

Quapaw kastáke ‘be soaked’ RR

General comment

This is derived from *sata•mire (2)’ with the common -kE root extension. The vowel has shortened. Cf. ‘stick (6)

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