vocab word

rwd0002 at unt.edu rwd0002 at unt.edu
Mon Nov 15 18:41:34 UTC 2004

Quoting shannon west <shanwest at shaw.ca>:

> I was wondering if any of you recognise the word 'suyapi' as a Siouan word.
> It sure looks like something Dakotan, but I can't place it. Ideas?
A common word for "white man" in Interior Salish and Sahaptin, right?  I don't
think it is Dakotan. I would ask the Sahaptianists or Salishanists, or maybe
even northernmost Numicists.

Willem de Reuse

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