upright, insert

physical_contact

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *-srátE

Proto-Dakota *-srata (+ ablaut ?)

Lakota slata, oká- ‘stick in, as a splinter’ EB:385 , sláta, pa- ‘set up a pole in the ground, to drive in as a stake’ EB:433 , slata, yuwó- ‘set upright e.g. a flag pole.’ EB:656

Dakota pasdata ‘stick into the ground’ WM:227b

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk sárac, boo- ‘be standing erect, as church spire, dog, pyramid’ KM:75 , boosarac ‘walk on tiptoe’ KM:2217 , sárac, nąą- ‘screw, n.’ KM:3696 , nąąsarac , sarác, wiirú- , wiirusarac

General comment

Cf. the homophone ‘slow’.

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