clear

verb perceptual_visual

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan [old reconstruction only]

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *wré•ze

Proto-Dakota *wréza

Lakota bléza ‘clear’ RTC

Dakota mdéza SRR

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere *pré•ze

Chiwere bre•ðe RR

Hoocąk perés ‘clear’ KM:2475 , peres

General comment

This form is restricted to the northern group of MVS languages. Without more cognates it cannot be reconstructed further with any certainty. The Proto-Mississipi-Valley reconstruction here would presume an earlier, perhaps Proto-Siouan, term with the probable shape *wa-ré•sE.

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