This Proto-Muskogean entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Muskogean edit

Etymology edit

From *im- (dative prefix) +‎ *ała (to go) +‎ *-xka (unknown derivational morphology).

Adjective edit


  1. different

Descendants edit

  • Alabama: imaɬahka
  • Chickasaw: imalhkaniya (to forget)
  • Creek: mvrvhkv
  • Koasati: imathahkilaho̱

References edit

  1. ^ Booker, Karen (2005), “Muskogean Historical Phonology”, in Hardy, Heather kay and Scancarelli, Janine, editors, Native Languages of the Southeastern United States, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, →ISBN, pages 246–298