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MunseeEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Eastern Algonquian *kwəθkake·w, from Proto-Algonquian *kweθk-.[1] Cognate with Unami xkohka, Massachusett qushkodteau, Fox kohkahikani (bridge).

VerbEdit

kwáxkăkeew (kwáxkăke·wanim (1sg ind ngwáxkăka, 3sg conj ngwáxkăkaam, imp kwáxkăkaal, ptcpl kwéexkăkaat)[2][1]

  1. to cross over (the water)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Goddard, Ives (1982), “The Historical Phonology of Munsee”, in International Journal of American Linguistics, volume 48, issue 1, Chicago: The University of Chicago, DOI:10.1086/465711, JSTOR 1264746, page 26
  2. ^ O'Meara, John (2014), “kwaxkakeew”, in Delaware-English/English-Delaware Dictionary (Heritage), Toronto: University of Toronto Press, published 1996, →ISBN