vulture

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
buitre, gallinazo, rinahui (Peru)
Meaning Portuguese
urubu

Languages

Language Linnean Name Orthographic Form Phonemicized Form Gloss as in Source Etymology Code Proto-Form Proto-Language Loan Source Etymology Notes Wanderwort Status Etyma Set Range of Term Word Structure Word Structure Notes Classifier Classifier Notes Hypernym Source Association with Social Categories Ritual/Mythologically Significant Ritual Notes Food Source Food Notes Medicinal Medicinal Notes How Collected Who Collects How Prepared Psychotropic Psychotropic Notes Traded Trade Notes Distribution Habitat Dangerous Ethnobiology Notes Species Notes General Notes Created By
Akawaio family Cathartidae angwana (E1977) aŋwana (E1977) unknown Akawaio, Pemon shared Pemon See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa family Cathartidae wáadzoli wáadzoɺi, wáajuɺi (FS), kúama (FS) inheritance North Arawak Also kúama (FS) uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Carijona family Cathartidae corucarase (M2000) kuru'go (H&R) inheritance Northern Carib? Likely loan into Warekena (Arawak): kuɺuwitu See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Cubeo family Cathartidae cava kava, ka'wá unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Amanda Meeks
Dâw family Cathartidae wa’ waʔ inheritance underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano family Cathartidae goroporã goro'pórã doubtful loan Carib Various kuru- forms in Carib uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Amanda Meeks
Eñepa family Cathartidae yïmu, yïmuk (MM) jɨmu, jɨmuk (MM) hawk, vulture unique lack of differentiation here may be a mistake in source? See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Melody Ann Ross
Guayabero family Cathartidae buzzard tɨ´da (buzzard) unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Ana Paula B., Rebecca Khorram, Aimee Lawrence, Amanda Meeks
Hodï family Cathartidae uli bole bũʰwoli loan; unique Pume cf. bũʰwoli (Rodman), uli bole (Zent) uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Amanda Meeks
Waorani family Cathartidae gapatai unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Amanda Meeks
Hup family Cathartidae wã̌ʔ wã̌ʔ inheritance underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Pattie Epps
Kakua family Cathartidae hiwǎʔ-wʉbʉʔ hǔp unique forest-guan compound See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Katherine Bolaños
Macaguan family Cathartidae kékar kékar inheritance uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Makushi family Cathartidae kurun (SM) kurun (SM) inheritance Northern Carib? cf. TG urubu Likely loan into Warekena (Arawak): kuɺuwitu See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Melody Ann Ross
Nheengatu family Cathartidae urubu urubu inheritance Proto-Tupi-Guarani Reconstructed PTG Mello 2000 underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Ninam family Cathartidae watupa (IDS), ~kokocom (gom) watupa (IDS), ~kokoʧom (gom) doubtful loan (into protolg?) - WW Arawak, e.g. Wapishana watʰu Wapishana, Mandawaka wathu, wadu; see also Ninam ~kokocom (gom) uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Kelsey Neely
Nukak family Cathartidae jaa2ka4paa2ni4de1 unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no
Maihiki family Cathartidae pɨpɨdɨ aguɨ pɨpɨdɨ agɨ inheritance West Tukanoan But compare Tupí-Karitiana pɨpɨ̃ɾĩ (hawk) uncoded agɨ agɨ = masculine animate See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Daniel Valle
Pemon family Cathartidae angwana (E1977) aŋwana (E1977) unknown Akawaio, Pemon shared Akawaio See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Resígaro family Cathartidae βatsóogí (H&R) βatsóogí (H&R) inheritance North Arawak uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Ana Paula B.
Sikuani family Cathartidae kanukali (3)/ kanukeri (3) (both are Sarcoramphus papa), kekere (3) (Coragyps atratus) kéːkere, wáːjuli inheritance, loan - WW Arawak also kanukali (3)/ kanukeri (3) (both are Sarcoramphus papa), wáːjuli uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Amanda Meeks
Tariana family Cathartidae wáyuɾi 'urubu', éːta 'urubu-rei' wájuɾi 'urubu', éːta 'urubu-rei' inheritance North Arawak Also éːta 'urubu-rei' uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Ana Paula B.
Tukano family Cathartidae yukâ jukâ inheritance East Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Kotiria family Cathartidae ju'ka ju'ka inheritance East Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Amanda Meeks
Wapishana family Cathartidae watʰu watʰu inheritance North Arawak See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Ana Paula B.
Yanomami family Cathartidae watupa watupa doubtful loan (into protolg?) - WW Arawak, e.g. Wapishana watʰu (Wapishana, Mandawaka wathu, wadu) underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Kelsey Neely
Yukuna family Cathartidae waajú waajú (H&R) inheritance North Arawak uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Yuhup family Cathartidae wãʔ wãʔ inheritance underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 Widespread South America no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Achagua family Cathartidae wáat∫uli wáat∫uli inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Piapoco family Cathartidae wáchuli wát∫uli See Language page Widespread South America Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari family Cathartidae wátʃuri wátʃuɾi See Language page Widespread South America Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Bare family Cathartidae samorú samorú See Language page Widespread South America Ana Paula B.
Mandawaka family Cathartidae wadúːli wadúːli See Language page Widespread South America Ana Paula B.
Wayuu family Cathartidae samuľu See Language page Widespread South America From 'zamuro' (gallinazo). Also waľuuseeči; patahua (aura, guaro, cataneja, oripopo); anuwana (el rey zamuro de Ven.; el rey de los gallinazos de Col.). PLE
Yine family Cathartidae may-ľɨ See Language page Widespread South America Also serotľapaľɨ, a red-headed v.; kľatataľɨ, a white v. *Piro-Apuriná form is *ma'yo-rɨ. PLE
Paresi family Cathartidae oloho uluhu loan Tupi-Guarani See Language page Widespread South America Ana Paula B., PLE
Waurá family Cathartidae awažatalu; wehɨža awažatalu; wehɨža inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Joyce McCormick, PLE
Cha'palaa family Cathartidae 'pe-'tʸutʸu See Language page Widespread South America Cf. 'owl' 03.596. pe is 'rotten/ excrement'. PLE
Bora family Cathartidae anyï anjɯ inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Muinane family Cathartidae áñɨ, súkkuga áɲɨ, súkkuga See Language page Widespread South America Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Apalai family Cathartidae kurumu kurumu inheritance cf. TG urubu See Language page Widespread South America Rebekah L. Evans
Wayana family Cathartidae hulu hulu unique See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Tiriyó family Cathartidae watëika (black vulture) watǝika unique See Language page Widespread South America Becky Walker
Makiritare family Cathartidae kudūmu (IDS) (Refers to 'black vulture'); kada:kada:di (KH) (means 'king volture' - Sarcoramphus papa) kudu:mu (IDS); kada:kada:di (KH) inheritance cf. TG urubu See Language page Widespread South America Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Wai Wai family Cathartidae kurume (SM) kurumu (SM) inheritance cf. TG urubu See Language page Widespread South America Melody Ann Ross
Yukpa family Cathartidae kurumachu (SM) kurumachu (SM) okósja (H&R) See Language page Widespread South America Phon only in source Ana Paula B., Melody Ann Ross, Aimee Lawrence
Kalapalo family Cathartidae ugufu ugufu doubtful loan Tupi-Guarani See Language page Widespread South America Joyce McCormick
Barí family Cathartidae bačiragdu See Language page Widespread South America Colombia: bək'čibarə. PLE
Northern Emberá family Cathartidae ãŋgosó ãŋgosó; ãgosó, ãkosó (H&R) See Language page Widespread South America Jonathan Quintanilla, PLE
Epena family Cathartidae ã'koso See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Cuiva family Cathartidae kékere, wajuri See Language page Widespread South America Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Playero family Cathartidae kékere, kekeré See Language page Widespread South America Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Cofán family Cathartidae ccompana See Language page Widespread South America phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Candoshi-Shapra family Cathartidae yapo japo unique See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Taushiro family Cathartidae uchiyu uʃiju See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Páez family Cathartidae imegnuéi imewẽi; mẽẽwẽxʲ (H&R) See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Tikuna family Cathartidae ngurucu ŋuɾuku unique See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett, PLE
Urarina family Cathartidae ataoaḍzi ataoatʃi unique See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle, PLE
Camsa family Cathartidae ngalʲináso (SP loan) ngalʲináso (SP loan) See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Andoke family Cathartidae tsíhidǘ unique See Language page Widespread South America Kelsey Neely, PLE
Pumé family Cathartidae mõkʰɛ pua See Language page Widespread South America Paulina Franco, PLE
Puinave family Cathartidae winik winik unique See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett
Ashuar family Cathartidae chiwiáng, chuwáng ʧiwiaŋ, ʧuwaŋ See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Huambisa family Cathartidae chuag tʃuag See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Aguaruna family Cathartidae káasip ká:sip unique See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Nadëb/Roçado dialect family Cathartidae wʌːh inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Nadëb/Rio Negro dialect family Cathartidae wʌːh See Language page Widespread South America Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Matses family Cathartidae edeste edeste unknown See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Kakataibo family Cathartidae ṣ̌ɨtɨ See Language page Widespread South America Also iš'mi 'condor'. *Panoan *ʔišmi[n/mV] or *ʔišamĩ 'condor'. *Panoan *ṣ̌ɨtɨ. PLE
Katukina family Cathartidae šɨtɨ See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Pacahuara family Cathartidae po'iko See Language page Widespread South America d'Orb poiko. PLE
Shipibo-Konibo family Cathartidae ṣ̌ɨtɨ See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Yaminahua family Cathartidae išpi See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Chácobo family Cathartidae poʔi-ko (poʔi is "dung") poʔi-ko (poʔi is "dung") unique See Language page Widespread South America Joyce McCormick
Yagua family Cathartidae pachoriy pãtʃorij loan - WW Arawak See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Southern Pastaza Quechua family Cathartidae ullawanga uʎawanga See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Ingá family Cathartidae kurikingi gabilán (SP loan, H&R) See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua family Cathartidae illahuanga iʎawanga See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano family Cathartidae ullasku uʎasku See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle, PLE
Sáliva family Cathartidae walluli wadʒuli loan - WW Arawak See Language page Widespread South America Becky Walker
Bará family Cathartidae ju'ka See Language page Widespread South America Kelsey Neely, Tanja Baeuerlein, Amanda Meeks
Barasano family Cathartidae juká juká See Language page Widespread South America Amanda Meeks
Carapana family Cathartidae yuca juka See Language page Widespread South America Amanda Meeks
Makuna family Cathartidae yuca juka inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Amanda Meeks
Yuruti family Cathartidae júkaa júkaa See Language page Widespread South America Amanda Meeks
Waikhana family Cathartidae ju'ka ju'ka See Language page Widespread South America Amanda Meeks
Siriano family Cathartidae bĩ'bṹ bĩ'bṹ See Language page Widespread South America Amanda Meeks
Tanimuca family Cathartidae wa'juri-ka wa'juri-ka loan - WW Arawak See Language page Widespread South America Kelsey Neely, Aimee Lawrence
Tatuyo family Cathartidae ju'ka ju'ka See Language page Widespread South America Emily Buell, Paulina Franco
Tuyuka family Cathartidae yu'ka juʔka, 'káa See Language page Widespread South America D. Jagannathan, Paulina Franco, Ana Paula B.
Waimaja family Cathartidae džukʰá dʒukʰá See Language page Widespread South America Kelsey Neely
Koreguaje family Cathartidae βaʤo (H&R), ãukhu βaʤo (H&R), ãukhu loan - WW Arawak See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Siona family Cathartidae bë'beri bɨʔberi inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Secoya family Cathartidae ëtacaro pɨ'pɨdi See Language page Widespread South America Amanda Meeks
Karitiana family Cathartidae ´akyry, kinanãm ʔakɨɾɨ, kinanãm unknown See Language page Widespread South America Daniel Valle
Kokama family Cathartidae urupu uɾupu inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Zach Burnett, Daniel Valle
Wayampi family Cathartidae uluwu uluwu inheritance See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Aché family Cathartidae briku unique See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Chiriguano family Cathartidae uruhũti, u'rake-'wasu inheritance See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Paraguayan Guaraní family Cathartidae ɨrɨvu See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Sirionó family Cathartidae urubu urubu inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Kamayurá family Cathartidae ɨrɨwu ɨrɨwu inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Rebekah L. Evans
Ocaina family Cathartidae ï̃ï̃nóóčo ɯ̃ɯ̃nóótʃo inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Nɨpode Witoto family Cathartidae íno íno See Language page Widespread South America Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz
Minica Witoto family Cathartidae íno íno See Language page Widespread South America Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz
Murui Witoto family Cathartidae ino ino inheritance See Language page Widespread South America Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito family Cathartidae capítiaa (Sarcoramphus papa); nɨɨtámu (Cathartes melambrotus); nɨɨtámu acusa cariyáana (Cathartes aura); pasuúja (Coragyps atratus) kapítiaa (Sarcoramphus papa); nɨɨtámu (Cathartes melambrotus); nɨɨtámu akusa karijáana (Cathartes aura); pasuúha (Coragyps atratus) unique See Language page Widespread South America Cjnthia Hansen
Záparo family Cathartidae amuka amuka See Language page Widespread South America Becky Walker
Wari family Cathartidae maho (Sousa2009) maho (Sousa2009) See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Araona family Cathartidae hamani; šoatai See Language page Widespread South America *Tacn form is *śamani. PLE
Ese Ejja family Cathartidae ɓeʔo; ɓaɓaʔai See Language page Widespread South America Also ɓeɓosewaʔo. PLE
Ese Ejja/Huarayo family Cathartidae ba'bo sewawa ba'bo sewawa See Language page Widespread South America Joyce McCormick
Tacana family Cathartidae samani See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Cavineña family Cathartidae hamani hamani See Language page Widespread South America Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Central Aymara family Cathartidae siwiq'ara (P04) siwiḳˀara See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Cayuvava family Cathartidae bado See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Itonama family Cathartidae kuruʔkuru See Language page Widespread South America Magdalena dialect. San Ramón dialect is waruʔsusu. PLE
Kwazá family Cathartidae uruhu uruhu See Language page Widespread South America Joyce McCormick
Mosetén-Chimané family Cathartidae ši'ʔe See Language page Widespread South America Joyce McCormick, PLE
Movima family Cathartidae tuspaʔa tuspaʔa See Language page Widespread South America Anissa Capuccino, Becky Walker
Trumai family Cathartidae arikuku arikuku See Language page Widespread South America Rebekah L. Evans, PLE
Kaingang family Cathartidae jãtã yãtã; mĩŋ Φɛ̃r; yɔŋɔŋ (?) See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Djeoromitxi family Cathartidae tõtõtxi tõtõtʃi See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Mocoví family Cathartidae rateksan See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Pilagá family Cathartidae pohe See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Toba family Cathartidae tegesan See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Lengua family Cathartidae mama See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Sanapaná/Dialect Angaité family Cathartidae mitki ikhik See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Sanapaná/Dialect Enlhet family Cathartidae maama See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Maca family Cathartidae sinxenaχ (m.) See Language page Widespread South America Vultus gryphus. PLE
Nivaclé family Cathartidae kˀafok See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Ayoreo family Cathartidae ãra'potorĩ See Language page Widespread South America Lives in the rocks. Also 'koboto. See 03.832. PLE
Qawasqar family Cathartidae aḳorasap See Language page Widespread South America Bo records yakaraɬap for Central QWS. Fi, Hy record akoreka for South QWS. PLE
Selknam family Cathartidae kˀòyin-ti; ḳˀèl ḳayin See Language page Widespread South America PLE
Kanamarí family Cathartidae kodakpaja kodakpaja urubu Magalhães 2018:358 Maria Castillo
Lokono family Cathartidae anwana anwana turkey vulture, bush carrion crow Fanshawe 1949:58 Widespread South America no Camille Unger
Kariña family Cathartidae anuwana anuwana king vulture Courtz 2007:230 Widespread South America no Camille Unger