kettle

noun physical_artefact_container

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *yeSE ‘kettle’

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *wiráxa

Crow biláxa ‘bucket, pail, drum’ RG, GG:31

Hidatsa wiráxa ‘kettle, pot, pail’ J , miráxa

Pre-Mandan *:wrexE

Mandan wérexE, wérex ‘bucket, container’ [lengthens previous vowel] RTC

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Dakota *čhéɣa

Lakota čhéɣa ‘kettle’ RTC

Dakota ćéġa ‘kettle, pot, pail, bucket’ SRR:97

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *Ré•xe

Chiwere déxe ‘kettle, bucket’ JGT:13

Hoocąk téex ‘kettle’ KM:3117 , teex

Proto-Dhegiha *Ré•ɣe

Omaha-Ponca néɣe ‘kettle’ RTC

Kanza/Kaw ǰé•ɣe ‘kettle’ RR

Osage ṭséxe , †céɣe ‘kettle, pot for cooking’ LF:161a

Proto-Southeastern *yes-

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi yĕskạsáⁿ , †yeskəsą́ ‘tin, a tin bucket’ D&S:292a

Proto-Tutelo-Saponi

Tutelo yesíñk , †yesį́•k ‘kettle’ H:1878 , yesīŋk , †yesį́•k H:1879

Proto-Catawba

Catawba yəskuʔ ‘bucket’ KS

General comment

Chiwere/Hoocąk and DH forms in *R are phonologically irregular and perhaps due to the falling together of ‘kettle’ and ‘shine (1)’, q.v. Biloxi ‘white’.

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