ear (3), inner; hearing

noun physical_somatic_body_part

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley nų́•ɣe RR

Proto-Dakota *nų́ɣe

Lakota nų́ɣe ‘ear’ RTC

Dakota nóġe , †nų́ɣe ‘ear, sense of hearing’ SRR:342b

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk nų́ųx ‘ear, act or power of hearing’ KM:2397 , nųųx

Proto-Dhegiha *nüɣǘte

Omaha-Ponca nǫxíde ‘inner hearing organ’ RTC

Kanza/Kaw nüxǘǰe; niɣǘǰe

Osage nixúdse , †nüɣǘce

Quapaw niɣítte ‘inner ear’ JOD, RR

Proto-Catawba

Catawba -duksu•ʔ ‘ear’ FS, KS , tákshu ‘ear’ ASG, KS

General comment

Omaha-Ponca ǫ may be from either or , so cognacy is uncertain. *nixíde is the expected form.

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