knob > taper

perceptual

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Dakota *sri

Lakota sli ‘tapering’ EB:457a

Dakota sdi ‘tapering’ SRR:432b , sditká ‘tapering, rounded off’ SRR:432b , sditkátka ‘knobbed, having knobs or grooves running round’ SRR:432b

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk hawušíri ‘be at a dead end’ KM:2954 , hawuširi ‘fungus’ KM:2954 , ną́ą caašíri, hoširí ‘knot in tree’ KM:2954 , nąą caaširi, hoširi , nóocakíširi , noocakiširi

General comment

Dakota and Hoocąk show different spirant ablaut grades.

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