many, much

verb abstract_amount

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *ahu• ~ *ahų•

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *ahú

Crow ahú ‘many’ RG, GG:4, RGG:80

Hidatsa áhu ~ ahú ‘many’ J

Pre-Mandan

Mandan ‘many’ H:79

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *hu• ~ hų•

Proto-Dakota *hųx

Lakota hų́x ‘some, a part of’ RTC

Dakota huŋḣ , †hųx ‘some, a part’ SRR:157b

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Chiwere hųų ‘article of emphasis’ GM

Proto-Dhegiha *hü•

Omaha-Ponca áhigi ‘abundant, plenty, many’ MAS:208

Kanza/Kaw hü• ‘much’ RR

Osage ‘much’ RR

Quapaw hi- ‘times, -fold’ JOD

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Tutelo-Saponi

Tutelo ohó, ohóⁿ , †ohų́• [H. (under ‘marry’)] HW , ohōn, ohōteha , †ohų́• H

General comment

Vowel length may be affective rather than phonologically distinctive here. The Quapaw form is used with numerals as a multiplier.

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