Appendix:Proto-Algonquian/o·xhwe·wa

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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]

Noun[edit]

*o·xhwe·wa

  1. maggot, worm

Descendants[edit]

  • Abenaki: okwa (maggot)
  • Arapaho: hi'iiisoo (maggot)
  • Cheyenne: he'éhe (maggot)
  • Mohegan-Pequot: ohq (worm, maggot)
  • Ojibwe: ookwe (maggot)
  • Unami: hupexkw (worm)

References[edit]

  • Anthropological Linguistics (the journal of Indiana University's Department of Anthropology), volume 39, issue 1 (1997)