melt (2)

verb physical_condition_change

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *ską

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa

Hidatsa cúkE ‘melt’ J

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *ską

Proto-Dakota *skĄ´

Lakota skĄ´ ‘melt (like snow)’ RTC , skĄ, opá- ‘melt by lying on’ EB:401 , skĄ´, wo- ‘cause to melt and flow off, as rain does snow’ EB:608 , skĄ´, ya- ‘let dissolve in one’s mouth’ EB:626

Dakota skaŋ ‘dissolve, disappear, melt away’ SRR:436a

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *ską́

Chiwere daθgą́ JOD

Hoocąk sgąąn̆é ‘be molten; melt, v.intr.; dissolve, v. intr.’ KM:2821 , sgąąre ‘deep-fry, v.tr.’ KM:393 , sgą́, gi- ‘suck on something within the mouth, like hard candy’ KM:1653 , gisgą ‘melt by heat, v.tr.’ KM:3082 , sgą́, ióra- ‘mixture of things that dissolve, solution, n.’ KM:3837 , ii horasgą , sgą́, taa- híi , taasgą hii , sgą́, woru- , woorusgą

Proto-Dhegiha *Rá-ską

Omaha-Ponca naçkoⁿ , †náską ‘melt’ MAS:119

Kanza/Kaw dáską ‘melt’ RR , dáską, daska ‘melt’ RR , budáską ‘melt sth. by sitting or lying on it’ JOD, RR , nądáską ‘thaw ice or snow walking on it’ RR , yadáską ‘melt in the mouth, as an icicle’ JOD, RR

Osage dáskoⁿ , †táską ‘melt, liquefy’ LF:34a

Quapaw táską ‘melt’ RR , diską́ ‘melt sth. w. the hands’ RR

General comment

Biloxi, if related, is of a separate fricative ablaut grade. Cf. ‘soft (2)’, ‘wet’ for s/š grades.

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