segôgw

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Abenaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "he who urinates", from Proto-Algonquian *šeka·kwa, from *šek- (to urinate) (Abenaki seg-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

segôgw (animate, plural segôgwak)

  1. skunk (small mammal with black and white coat and musk glands)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Joseph Laurent, New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues (1884)