frost (1)

noun natural_force_weather

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *waxo•

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *waxó•raki

Crow bixóolichi ‘frost’

Hidatsa waxó•raki ‘frost’ J , maxó•raki

Pre-Mandan

Mandan xó•re RTC , ice

General comment

The MRS forms are a compound: *xó•ice’ + ‘sitting’, q.v. Cf. ‘frost (2)’.

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