etymol. of Minneconjou

Alan H. Hartley ahartley at
Tue Oct 24 20:06:32 UTC 2000

The Hdbk. N. Amer. Indians XVII (1996) 479 has the following etymology:

Lakota mnikhowozhu 'those who plant by water'

Would someone be so kind as to analyze it for me. (mni 'water' and wozhu
'plant' seem clear, but the middle of the word less so.)

Thanks for any help.


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