Appendix:Proto-Algonquian/nepyi

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This Proto-Algonquian entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Algonquian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same Proto-Algic root *nepiʔi as Yurok pa'ah (water).

Noun[edit]

*nepyi

  1. water

Descendants[edit]

  • Plains Algonquian:
  • Central Algonquian:
    • Cree-Montagnais-Naskapi:
    • Menominee: nepe·w (nonlocative), nepi·heh (locative)
    • Eastern Great Lakes:
      • Ojibwe-Potawatomi:
      • Fox-Sauk-Kickapoo:
      • Shawnee: nepi
      • Miami: nipi
  • Eastern Algonquian:
    • Abenaki: nebi
    • Malecite-Passamaquoddy: nopim
    • Massachusett: nippe, nuppe
    • Mohegan-Pequot: nupi
    • Lenape/Delaware:
    • Quiripi: núp

References[edit]

  • Bloomfield (1946)
  • David Costa, The Miami-Illinois Language (ISBN 0803215142, 2003)
  • Kansas Working Papers in Linguistics (1993)