grease (1)

noun physical_substance

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *sará•

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *cará•

Crow taláa ‘grease, oil’ RG, GG:57, RGG:14

Hidatsa cará• ‘grease, lard’ J

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *srá

Proto-Dakota srá

Lakota slá ‘grease’ RTC

Dakota sda ‘grease, oil, ointment, salve’ SRR:432a

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *srá

Chiwere thra , †θra ‘grease, oil, lard, gasoline’ JOD

Hoocąk sará ‘be oily’ KM:2792 , sara ‘to oil’ KM:2793 , sarahí , sara hii

Proto-Dhegiha *sRá-re (causative)

Omaha-Ponca çnáðe , †snáðe ‘lubricate’ MAS:115

Kanza/Kaw stáye ‘to grease something’ RR

Osage çnáthe , †snáðe ‘to grease a wagon or oil machinery’ LF:31b , íçdathe , †ísdaðe ‘grease for hair’ LF:69b

Quapaw stáde ‘grease something’ JOD

General comment

Generally, this is an inedible grease, as opposed to ‘grease (2)’.

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