flat (3)

verb perceptual

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Crow-Hidatsa *xá•pi

Crow xáapi ‘flat, thin’ RG, GG:60, RGG:98

Hidatsa xá•pi ‘thin’ J

Proto-Southeastern

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi xapká ‘flat, low’ D&S:225a

General comment

For other possibilities, cf. ‘fall > lie down’, and ‘peel (4) > skin’.

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