hold in mouth

verb physical_contact

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *ra-phÉ

Proto-Dakota

Lakota pha, wayá- ‘hold in the mouth’ EB:564

Proto-Dhegiha *phé

Kanza/Kaw phé, ya- ‘hold in the mouth, between the teeth’ RR

Quapaw phé, da- ‘hold in the mouth’ RR

General comment

Cf. ‘grind

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