Kuku-Thaypan

Family
Pama-Nyungan
Region
Australia
ISO 639-3
typ
Location
-14.75°, 144.99°
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Flora Fauna Vocabulary
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Flora Fauna Vocabulary (129)
English Spanish Portuguese Semantic Field Part of Speech 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
agile wallaby, river wallaby flora-fauna Macropus agilis almayrr & arrawi almayrr & arrawi unique underived 0 1 0 0 0 no
ant (generic) hormiga formiga flora-fauna Formicidae anoga anoga unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Australian pelican flora-fauna Pelecanus conspicillatus alpayrrmba alpayrrmba unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Australian snubfin dolphin flora-fauna Orcaella heinsohnii missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
baler shell flora-fauna Melo amphora adhangarr adhangarr unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
bandicoot flora-fauna Peramelemorphia missing missing 0 0 0 0 0
barn owl flora-fauna Tyto alba missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
barramundi flora-fauna Lates calcarifer albeng albeng unique underived 1 1 0 0 0 no
bat murciélago morcego flora-fauna Chiroptera spp andorr andorr unique underived anhye 0 1 0 0 0 no
bindii, caltrop flora-fauna Tribulus terrestris missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
bird pajaro, ave passaro flora-fauna ambyul ambyul unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
black-breasted buzzard flora-fauna Hamirostra melanosternon missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
black-faced cuckoo-shrike flora-fauna Coracina novaehollandiae missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
black-headed python flora-fauna Aspidites melanocephalus arrc3l arrc3l unique underived 0 2 0 0 0 no
black-soil yam flora-fauna Ipomoea diamantinensis missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
bloodwood flora-fauna Eucalyptus (Corymbia) bleeseri anamañjarr; aku- anamañjarr; aku- unique underived 0 1 1 0 0 no
blowfly maggots flora-fauna Diptera, Sarcophagidae missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
blue-tongue lizard flora-fauna Tiliqua species anggerraw & alerr anggerraw & alerr inheritance *pangkarra pPama-Nyungan Quite probably a loan, via English, in a number of languages underived 0 1 0 0 0 no
blue-winged kookaburra flora-fauna Dacelo leachii arrolmba arrolmba loan Uw-Olkol Poss. inheritance (local); orrolmp underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
bluebone flora-fauna Choerodon cyanodus missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
brolga flora-fauna Grus rubicunda anggeba ~ anggewa (; anhye-) (anhye-) anggeba ~ anggewa unique underived 1 0 0 0 0 no
brown goshawk flora-fauna Accipiter fasciatus arrciyung arrciyung unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
brush-tailed possum flora-fauna Trichosurus vulpecula alon (;anhye-) alon (;anhye-) inheritance *kulan pPama-Maric Attested as far south as Yugambeh (non-PM) underived 0 1 0 0 0 no
bush cockroach flora-fauna (many species) missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
bush stone-curlew flora-fauna Burhinus grallarius ayimal ayimal loan Uw-Olkol uymal underived 1 0 0 0 0 no
bush tobacco flora-fauna Lobelia quadrangularis alñjul alñjul unique underived 0 0 0 1 0 no
bush turkey, Australian bustard flora-fauna Ardeotis australis missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
bush yam flora-fauna Vigna lanceolata var. lanceolata missing missing missing 0 1 2 0 1 no
butterfly, moth mariposa borboleta flora-fauna Lepidoptera missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
carpet snake flora-fauna Morelia spilota missing missing 0 1 0 0 0
caterpillar flora-fauna Lepidoptera missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
catfish flora-fauna (many species) arrmbil arrmbil unique underived 0 1 0 0 0 no
centipede ciempiés centopéia flora-fauna Chilopoda, Myriapoda missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
channel-billed cuckoo flora-fauna Scythops novaehollandiae missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
crested pigeon flora-fauna Ocyphaps lophotes aperrawng aperrawng unique underived Rigsby note: "uncertain segmentation" 0 0 0 0 0 no
darter/cormorant flora-fauna Anhinga melanogaster, Phalacrocorax species missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
death adder, five-minute snake flora-fauna Acanthophis praelongus alar (; anhye-) alar (; anhye-) unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 yes
dingo flora-fauna Canis familiaris dingo age+nh+ang (; -ato-) age+nh+ang (; -ato-) unique derived Elsewhere age- means 'defecate, urinate, eliminate'; poss. here too. 0 0 0 0 0 no
dog (camp, domestic) perro cachorro flora-fauna Canis familiaris ato ato inheritance *kuta(ka) pPaman Poss. pEastern underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
duck pato pato, marreco flora-fauna Anatidae aruga (; anhye-) & awongarran; anhye- aruga (; anhye-) & awongarran; anhye- unique black duck female' is anhye-awaya underived 0 1 0 0 0 no
dugong flora-fauna Dugon dugong alpawrrwatha alpawrrwatha unique underived ? 1 1 0 0 0 no
earthworm flora-fauna Annelida, Oligochaeta ayañjal ayañjal unique includes leech underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
emu flora-fauna Dromaius novaehollandiae (anhye-) arriba (anhye-) arriba inheritance *purripV pPaman underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
fish (generic) pez peixe flora-fauna missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 N/A
flower flora-fauna (NA) añal añal unique Also, or homophonous with, 'yellow' underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
blowfly/housefly mosca mosca flora-fauna Diptera amang+amang amang+amang inheritance reduplication reduplicated 0 0 0 0 0 no
flying-fox (generic) flora-fauna (many species) ambe (; anhye-) & a go go (anhye-) ambe & a go go inheritance *kaampi Local To GYim gaambi. Alternate hyothesis: poss. to Pakanh umpani & UOyk umpa, both black flying fox underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
freshwater crocodile flora-fauna Crocodylus johnstoni awoya awoya unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
freshwater mussel flora-fauna Velesunio wilsoni arrginthang arrginthang unique underived 0 1 0 0 0 no
freshwater prawn flora-fauna Macrobrachium rosenbergii anhdhirrya (; anhye-) anhdhirrya (; anhye-) unique underived 0 1 0 0 0 Almost certainly freshwater given the location no
frill-necked lizard flora-fauna Chlamydosaurus kingii añjuleng añjuleng unique underived 0 1 0 0 0 no
frog (generic) flora-fauna (many species) amorakong amorakong unique underived ? 0 0 0 0 0 no
galah flora-fauna Eolophus roseicapilla limba limba inheritance To pPaman *kalim 0 0 0 0 0
turtle (generic) flora-fauna (many species) missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
ghost gum flora-fauna Eucalyptus papuana (Corymbia bella) agawl; aku- agawl; aku- unique underived 2 0 1 0 0 no
goanna (generic) or sand goanna flora-fauna Varanus spp malkaw (; -anhye) malkaw (; -anhye) unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
grass hierba, pasto capim, grama flora-fauna (NA) akw3n akw3n inheritance *pukan pPaman Phonological development poss. anomalous in KThaypan. Poss. attested as far as Diyari. underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
grasshopper flora-fauna Orthoptera andil andil inheritance *puntil(V) pPaman pPama-Maric *punti+; pKarnic *pinti underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
great bowerbird flora-fauna Chlamydera nuchalis arrirreng arrirreng unique underived 1 0 0 0 0 no
green ant flora-fauna Oecophylla smaragdina ay3rr ay3rr unique underived 0 2 2 0 0 no
green sea turtle flora-fauna Chelonia mydas missing missing missing 1 1 0 0 0 no
green tree snake flora-fauna Dendrelaphis punctulata abe abe unique underived 0 2 0 0 0 no
head/body lice flora-fauna Pediculus capitis, Pediculus humanus alpon alpon unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
horse caballo cavalho flora-fauna Equus caballus ayarraman ayarraman loan some southeastern language WW %yarraman underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
hummingbird colibrí, picaflor (Peru) beija-flor flora-fauna Trochilidae awaywa; anhye- anhye-awaywa banana bird unique Poss. loan; cf. UOlkol ewelmp underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
humpback whale flora-fauna Megaptera novaeangliae missing missing missing 1 1 0 0 0 no
insect (generic) insecto insecto flora-fauna generic missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
jabiru flora-fauna Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus missing missing 0 0 0 0 0
jungle-fowl (scrub-fowl) flora-fauna Megapodius freycinet angerrwange angerrwange unique underived Rigsby note: "uncertain segmentaton" 0 1 0 0 0 no
kangaroo (generic) flora-fauna Macropodidae acuwarra & akonbalo & awawli & alarrambin acuwarra & akonbalo & awawli & alarrambin unique underived ? 2 1 0 0 0 no
land snail flora-fauna Gastropoda missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
magpie goose flora-fauna Anseranas semipalmata alwang; (anhye-) alwang; (anhye-) loan direction unknown Local Uw-Olkol? UOyk & UOlk alwangar; likely source is UOlkol Also 'domestic duck' underived 0 1 0 0 0 no
military dragon flora-fauna Ctenophorus isolepis, Diporiphora spp., Lophognathus spp. missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
mosquito mosquito, zancudo mosquito, carapana flora-fauna Anopheles spp, Isoptera ang3l ang3l inheritance *kungul pPaman Not south of KThaypan in CYP, but attested in Tangkic; poss. related to *wungul(u) underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
mud wasp, hornet flora-fauna (many species) andaya & amengga & thorr andaya & amengga & thorr unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
native bee flora-fauna (many species) ari ari unique This is generic for a number of native bee spp and also the English bee underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
native cat flora-fauna Dasyurus akawkang akawkang unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
northern brown bandicoot flora-fauna Isoodon macrourus amun (;anhye-) & arrmbakalam amun (;anhye-) & arrmbakalam unique underived 0 1 0 0 0 no
northern kurrajong flora-fauna Brachychiton diversifolius missing missing 0 1 no? 0 0 no
nut tree flora-fauna Terminalia grandifolia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
octopus flora-fauna Octopus australis missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
pandanus palm flora-fauna Pandanus spiralis arral arral unique underived 1 1 0 0 1 no
paperbark flora-fauna Melaleuca sericea, Melaleuca stenostachya andawga; aci- andawga; aci- unique underived 0 0 1 0 0 no
peaceful dove flora-fauna Geopelia placida athuku+athuku athuku+athuku unique reduplicated 0 0 0 0 0 no
pearlshell flora-fauna Pinctada spp missing missing missing 1 1 0 0 1 no
peewee flora-fauna Gryllina cyanoleuca and3nda ~ andunda and3nda ~ andunda unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
pied butcherbird flora-fauna Cracticus nigrogularis missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
pike eel flora-fauna Muraenesox arabicus ambirr+ambye & athayr ambirr+ambye & athayr unique compound 0 1 0 0 0 no
praying mantis, stick insects mantis religiosa louva-a-deus flora-fauna Mantodea missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
prickle bush flora-fauna Sclerolaena bicornis missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
quail (generic) flora-fauna Coturnix species, Turnix species missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
red river gum flora-fauna Eucalyptus camaldulensis agawl; aku- agawl; aku- inheritance *purkulV pPaman To YYoront & KKaper underived 2 0 1 0 1 no
red-tailed black-cockatoo flora-fauna Calyptorhynchus banksi arrmarrmañja arrmarrmañja unique reduplicated ? 0 0 0 0 0 no
riflefish, archerfish flora-fauna Toxotes chatareus missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
river mangrove flora-fauna Aegicera corniculatum angganh angganh unique underived 0 0 2 0 1 no
rock fig flora-fauna Ficus brachypoda missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
sacred kingfisher flora-fauna Todiramphus sancta arodha (; anhye-) arodha (; anhye-) unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
saltwater crocodile flora-fauna Crocodylus porosus anharr anharr inheritance *kañarra pPaman Reflexes of *kañarra on the EAST side of CYP including KThaypan have the 'saltwater' sense; on the WEST side 'freshwater'. underived 2 2 0 0 0 yes
saltwater mussel flora-fauna Mytilidae awawr awawr unique reduplicated ? 0 1 0 0 0 no
sawfish flora-fauna Pristis pectinata adhirrang adhirrang unique Resembles reflexes of *rirra (tooth) in some languages underived 1 0 0 0 0 yes
scorpion escorpión; alacran escorpião flora-fauna Arachnida, Scorpiones aleya aleya unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
shark (generic) flora-fauna Selachimorpha amadha-añja amadha-añja loan unknown Rigsby suggests loan status but does not know source compound 0 0 0 0 0 variable
shell (generic) flora-fauna missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 1 no
short-beaked echidna flora-fauna Tachyglossus aculeatus akyurrya (; anhye-) akyurrya (; anhye-) loan direction unknown to UOlkol egorag underived 0 2 0 0 0 no
snake (generic) culebra, serpiente cobra flora-fauna missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 N/A
snappy gum flora-fauna Eucalyptus brevifolia missing missing missing 0 0 1 0 0 no
spider araña aranha flora-fauna Arachnida, Araneae andh3w andh3w unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
spinifex flora-fauna Triodia species missing missing missing 0 0 2 0 0 no
spoonbills (yellow-billed spoonbill, black-billed spoonbill) flora-fauna Platalea flavipes, Platalea regia akaw+ape+alkal akaw+ape+alkal unique compound With akaw 'face' 0 0 0 0 0 no
stingray (generic) rayas látigo, raya arraia flora-fauna Dasyatidae atikarr atikarr unique underived 0 1 0 0 0 variable
stripe-faced dunnart flora-fauna Sminthopsis macroura missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
sugarbag wax flora-fauna amarr; ari- amarr; ari- unique underived 1 1 0 0 0 no
sulphur-crested cockatoo flora-fauna Cacatua galerita arrnggw3nhdharr arrnggw3nhdharr unique underived ? 0 0 0 0 0 no
swamp eel flora-fauna Ophisternon gutturale ambirr+ambye & athayr ambirr+ambye & athayr unique compound 0 1 0 0 0 no
swamp leech flora-fauna Annelida, Hirudinea ayañjal ayañjal unique includes earthworm underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
tawny frogmouth flora-fauna Podargus strigoides missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
termite mounds, ant hills flora-fauna Isoptera missing arrmo unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
termites, white-ants comején (Peru), termitas cupim flora-fauna (many species) [see 'ant'] [see 'ant'] unknown underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
ti-tree flora-fauna Melaleuca bracteata missing missing missing 0 0 1 0 0 no
tick garrapata carrapato flora-fauna Arachnida, Acarina amayndol amayndol unique underived BR: "segmentation uncertain" 0 0 0 0 0 no
tiger shark flora-fauna Galeocerdo cuvier missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 yes
torresian crow flora-fauna Corvus orru adha+yung adha+yung inheritance *waaca pNortheast Attested from northern CYP to Karnic compound /adha/ 'crow' 0 0 0 0 0 no
tree árbol arvore flora-fauna (NA) aku aku inheritance *yuku pPaman, poss. pPama-Nyungan underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
waterlily flora-fauna Nymphaea macrosperma arrndw3m; ci- & arryelnggal; ci- arrndw3m; ci- & arryelnggal; ci- unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
wattle flora-fauna Acacia difficilis at3rr; aku- at3rr; aku- unique underived 0 0 1 0 1 no
wedge-tailed eagle flora-fauna Aquila audax arromi arromi unique underived 1 0 0 0 0 no
willie wagtail flora-fauna Rhipidura leucophrys athayrrthe athayrrthe loan Uw-Olkol Doubtful. Resembles a great many 'willie wagtail' words but does not appear to correspond to any. Uolkol ithirrit underived Rigsby: "uncertain segmentation" 1 0 0 0 0 no
witchetty grub flora-fauna (many species) arrgu arrgu unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
woma flora-fauna Aspidites ramsayii missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no


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