hiss (3)

perceptual_auditory

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *širíhe

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *širía < *širíhe

Crow shilía ‘hissing sound’ GG:55, RGG:93

Hidatsa širía ‘rustle, be hoarse’ J , aráxiria ‘frying, sizzling’ J , xiriríhi ‘a tearing sound’ J

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Dakota *šrí

Lakota šli ‘hissing, fizzing, as two persons whispering to each other’ EB:465a

Dakota śdi , †šdi ‘hissing, fizzing. said of the noise sometimes made by fish in water’ SRR:441b

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