knife

physical_artefact_tool

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *sąhi (?)

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *-chi < *-cVhi

Crow bíččii ‘knife’ RG, GG:34, RGG:42

Hidatsa wéʔchi ‘knife’ J , méʔechi

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Tutelo-Saponi

Tutelo masá, masái; masĕⁿ´; macĕⁿ´ , †mą•są́•i N, H, JOD , maséⁿi, maseei, masaa , †mą•są́•i JOD , maaθę́’e , †mą•są́•i [ṭ = θ] ES:295 , maṭéⁿ , †mą•są́•i LJF:479

Proto-Catawba

Catawba sępaʔ [Cf. also CA pαséʔ ‘axe’] MS, KS , sįpé FGS

General comment

Cf. ‘blade, edged tool’, ‘axe’, ‘chert, flint’, ‘sharp (1)’, ‘sharp (2)’.

Other languages

  • Cf. Shawnee maaneʔθi (C.F. Voegelin, notes on Shawnee/TU loans, MS.)
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