twist (2)

physical_contact_deformation

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan *ru-rį́•

Proto-Mississipi-Valley

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Hoocąk hikurunį́ ‘be tangled’ KM:948 , hikurunį

Proto-Dhegiha

Omaha-Ponca thi bethiⁿ , †ðibðį MAS:178

Proto-Southeastern *ru-nį́•

Proto-Biloxi-Ofo

Biloxi duní , †dunį́ ‘twist’ D&S:236a , duní taⁿ´iⁿhĕxtí , †dunį́ ‘roll up very tightly, as a bundle’ D&S:236a , duníni , †dunį́ ‘roll or fold up an object, as a blanket, etc., several times’ D&S:236a , duníni xwû´diḳĕ´di , †dunį́ ‘roll up loosely, as a bundle’ D&S:225a

Proto-Tutelo-Saponi

Tutelo lu•ní’ , †lu•nį́ ‘twisted’ HW

General comment

The Omaha-Ponca form shows an intervening be- but the rest seems cognate.

Cf. ‘twist (3)’. for a compound form of this root.

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