hoo etymology

Arapaho word hoo comes from Proto-Algonquian *-a·kw- (Bushy-tailed animal (fox?) (compare *wa·kwehsa).)

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Detailed word origin of hoo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*-a·kw- Proto-Algonquian (alg-pro) Bushy-tailed animal (fox?) (compare *wa·kwehsa).
*ka·kwa Proto-Algonquian (alg-pro) Porcupine, Canadian porcupine.
hoo Arapaho (arp) Porcupine.

Words with the same origin as hoo

Descendants of *-a·kw-
xoo xou