kill (2)

verb psychosomatic_caus

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *tʔé•-hi_E

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa

Hidatsa tíhe ~ téhe ~ táhe ‘kill’ [all causative] J

Pre-Mandan

Mandan té•hereʔš ‘he killed it’ RTC

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *tʔé-_re

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *tʔé•-hi

Chiwere čʔéhi ‘kill’ GM

Hoocąk tʔeehí ‘kill’ JWE , t’eehi (= t'ee + hii)

Proto-Dhegiha *tʔé-_re

Omaha-Ponca t’ec/e , †tʔé-_ðe ‘kill’

Kanza/Kaw cʔéye ‘kill’ RR

Osage ṭs’éthe , †cʔé-_ðe ‘sly, destroy by killing, dispatch’ LF:160a

Quapaw tʔéd¢ĕ , †tʔé-_de ‘kill’ JOD

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi ṭeyĕ´ , †te_ye ‘kill, cause to die’ D&S:273b

General comment

This is a compound of ‘die’ and ‘do, make, work; to cause’, q.v.

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