forehead (1)

noun physical_somatic_body_part

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *i-hté

Pre-Mandan

Mandan įtáʔke ‘forehead’ RTC

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Dakota *ithé

Lakota ithé ‘forehead’ RTC , it’éčįhį , †ithéčhįhį ‘forelock’ B&D, EB:239a

Dakota it’e , †ithé SRR

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo *įthé

Biloxi itĕ´, te , †ité, †te ‘face, forehead’ D&S:200b

Ofo iⁿthé , †įthé ‘forehead’ D&S:325a

Proto-Catawba

Catawba ta•p ‘forehead’ FS

General comment

Cf. ‘face’. These roots are distinct in Dakota, but may have merged in other languages.

Other languages

  • cf. Yuchi da LB
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