flower (2)

noun plant

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *xyá

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *xyá

Proto-Dakota *xčá

Lakota xčá ‘bloom’ RTC , waxčá ‘flower’ RTC

Sioux Valley xčá ‘bloom’ PAS , waxčá ‘flower’ PAS

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Chiwere xrámųxra ‘flower’ RR

Proto-Dhegiha *xrá

Omaha-Ponca waxðá ‘flower’ MAS:120 , waxtha RTC , waxčá

Kanza/Kaw xlá ‘flower, blossom’ RR

Osage xlá ‘blossoms of any kind’ LF:219b , xtha

Quapaw waxtá RR

General comment

Omaha waxčá is probably a borrowing from Dakota. Cf. ‘flower (1)

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