hoarse

verb physical_somatic_disease

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *ra-ɣí•tE

Proto-Dakota

Lakota yaġī´ṫa , †yaɣíta ‘become hoarse’ EB:618b

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk ɣiič ‘be hoarse (voice)’ KM:493 , ǧiic, hoora ǧiic

Proto-Dhegiha *ra-ɣíte

Kanza/Kaw ho yáɣüǰe ‘hoarse’ JOD

Osage thaxídse , †ðaɣíce ‘hoarse’ LF:278b

General comment

Vowel rounding in the Kanza/Kaw term is probably explained by folk etymology; the expected ɣíǰe has no obvious meaning while the actual form, -ɣúǰe, means ‘red’, ho ‘voice’.

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