This is the main category of the Proto-Siouan-Catawban language, represented in Wiktionary by the code sca-pro. It is the reconstructed ancestor of all Siouan-Catawban languages, written in Latin script.
Proto-Siouan-Catawban is a hypothetical language. Words and roots in Proto-Siouan-Catawban are not directly attested in any written works, but have been reconstructed through the comparative method, which finds regular similarities between languages that cannot be explained by coincidence or word-borrowing, and extrapolates ancient forms from these similarities.
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Definitions, translations and related terms may be found at the entry Proto-Siouan-Catawban.