Appendix:Proto-Algonquian/pešiwa

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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]

Possibly from a Proto-Algic root which was also the source of Yurok pusi/puesee (cat), if that term is not simply a borrowing of English pussy(cat).

Noun[edit]

*pešiwa

  1. large cat; bobcat, lynx

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Siebert (1967)