Koontz John E
John.Koontz at colorado.edu
Mon Nov 29 02:11:12 UTC 2004
On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, R. Rankin wrote:
> There seem to be Mandan and Biloxi cognates, but, as John says, there
> are interesting irregularities. *kyetaN seems to be composed of at
> least two and perhaps more morphemes. It represents a medium-sized hawk
> or falcon (Buteo). There is another word for the largest hawk, tho', as
> I recall, it too has the rare *ky cluster.
PS *kyetaNhe ~ *kyetuNhe 'hawk'
Ma titaNhe 'hawk'
Da c^hetaN' 'hawk'
OP gdhe'daN 'hawk'
IO greduN' 'hawk'
Wi kerejuN'(sep) '(Black)hawk'
Bi *kyetoNhi 'duck hawk'
PS *kyaNs^ka' 'hawk'
Da c^haNs^ka' 'large hawk'
Qu xnaNs^ka' (kn, not xn, expected)
Bi *kiyaNska' 'marsh hawk'
PMV *rukyaN' 'think'
Da yukc^aN 'to comprehend'
OP i'dhigdhaN 'to decide'
IO iirugraN 'to think'
WI rukaNraN' 'to manage'
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