husband

noun social_kin

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *kirą•

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *kirá•

Crow čiláa ‘husband’ RG, RGG:22

Hidatsa kirá• ‘husband’ J

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *(i-)krą(-ke)

Proto-Dakota *hikrą́

Lakota hįgná ‘husband’ RTC , higná ‘husband’ EB:175a

Dakota hihná ‘husband’ SRR:145b

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *(i)-krą́(-ke)

Chiwere gląŋa, mį́gląŋe ‘marry’ [Cf. gląŋa, mį́gląŋe ‘marry’] GM

Hoocąk hikąną́ ‘husband’ KM:911 , hikąną ‘woo, court (boy-girl or girl-boy)’ KM:2686 , rukąną́ , rukąną

Proto-Dhegiha *e-krą́ke

Omaha-Ponca egthuⁿge , †egðǫge ‘your husband’ F&LF:317 , ðíegðąge , †egðǫge ‘her husband’ , egðą́ge , †egðǫge

Kanza/Kaw lą́ge ‘man to marry’ RR

Osage gthóⁿge , †lą́ke ‘take a wife, marry’ LF:55b

Quapaw ekną́ke, ekdą́ke, eknǫ́ke ‘husband’ JOD

General comment

The apparent prefixes in Proto-Dakota and Proto-Dhegiha are unexplained.

Other languages

  • PUA *kuna ‘husband’ Miller #504 Cf. ‘marry’.
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