dry (2)

verb perceptual

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *xé•(-ka)

Proto-Dakota

Lakota xeya, oyá- ‘to cause to boil away or evaporate’ EB:417

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Chiwere xé•ge RR

Proto-Dhegiha *xéka

Omaha-Ponca xéga JOD

Osage xéga , †xéka ‘dead, as gras or tree’ LF:218a

Quapaw xéga ‘dry out from breaking (limbs)’ JOD , dixéka ‘dried up, dead from heat/cold’ RR , táxe RR

General comment

The extended form appears in Omaha-Ponca, Osage, Quapaw, and Chiwere. The unextended form is in Quapaw and Lakota.

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