fold > wrap

verb physical_contact_manipulation

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *pe-rhą́

Pre-Mandan *-pe•ta

Mandan kipké•tE ‘to bundle, wrap up’ RTC

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *perhą́

Proto-Dakota *pehĄ´

Lakota pehą́ ‘fold up’ RTC , opéhe ‘a fold’ EB:252 , pehą, iyá- ‘fold up with, to wind on, as the thread on a spool, to wrap around’ EB:811 , pehą, kakíči- ‘wave, form waves, in water.’ EB:548 , péhą, wa- ‘fold’ EB:625 , péhą, ya- ‘fold up with the teeth’ EB:647 , péhą, yu- ‘fold up’

Dakota peháŋ ‘fold up a.t.’ SRR:419a

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *wetą

Chiwere owetaⁿ , †uwedą ‘wrap’ JOD , iráwedą , †uwedą JGT

Hoocąk weeǰą́ ‘fold; fig. overcome easily, e.g., in wrestling’ KM:3622 , weją

Proto-Dhegiha *pethą

Omaha-Ponca bethą́ RR

Kanza/Kaw bekhą́ ‘bend sth. double while pushing w. it.’ RR , békhą, ba- ‘blow over on itself, fold’ RR , békhą, ga- ‘fold sth. up’ RR , békhą, yu- RR

Osage †bethą́ ~ †bekhą́ JOD

Quapaw obéthą ‘wrap something’ JOD

General comment

Cf. ‘twist (1)’. Mandan ki + k + pe•ta, with the normal metathesis, and reanalysis of a to E.

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