NatchezEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Gulf *akʷin or *akʷini.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kuɴ

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Mary R. Haas (1956), “Natchez and the Muskogean Languages”, in Language[1], volume 32, issue 1, Linguistic Society of America, page 67 (as “kuN”)
  • Mary R. Haas (1951), “The Proto-Gulf Word for "Water" (With Notes on Siouan-Yuchi)”, in International Journal of American Linguistics[2], volume 17, issue 2, The University of Chicago Press, page 74 (as “kuN”)
  • Daniel Garrison Brinton (1873), “On the Language of the Natchez”, in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society[3], volume 13, issue 90, American Philosophical Society, page 490 (as “kuhn”/“koon”)
  • Joseph Harold Greenberg (1987) Language in the Americas, Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, page 213 (as “kun”)