turkey buzzard

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
Meaning Portuguese

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
Bankalachi Toloim Cathartes aura ko-tā'-yah Turkey buzzard loan Yokuts Yowlumne ko-trā'-ah, Chukchansi kah'-too-yah; Proto-NimYokuts *k'o7- (Golla 1964:61) same underived C. H. Merriam 72-77, 60-453 2 2 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Cathartes aura wen'num'-bitch, we'-hum'-bitch (RM); Turkey buzzard (Cathartes) inheritance *wiLhukuN Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 727 (2008:132); (Mono, Timbisa Shoshone, Round Mountain, Hopi piikwa “lesser nI think Stubbs 335 is absurd, but there is something going on here, note Hopi wisoko, Serrano wirokt, wiru in southern languages, etc. But wiho is only Western Numic.ig same other complex has -piccih ABS Merriam 61:43 2 2 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Cathartes aura yúŋaviš ˈjuŋaviʃ turkey buzzard inheritance *juŋa:pi- Takic S336 (Stubbs 2009:87). This is probably juŋ -a-pi where *a is the ablaut vowel induced by -pi. But I don't know what *juŋ- means! Elliott 1999 has junga “archaic word for “to dance”) same other complex ˈjuŋavi-ʃ with non-possessed noun suffix; root may be complex but no etymological evidence -7aʃ “pet” Possessive classifier -7aʃ wikikmal (?) Seiler&Hioki 1979:256 Vulture is a Coyote Moiety animal (Strong 1929:109) 2 2 I doubt that they were eaten. no info hunted Men Eggs? Feathers? 0 0 All Americas Diverse habitats no
Central Sierra Miwok Cathartes aura čy/:šywitna-; hú:šuwija- y/ is acute accent on /y/ buzzard inheritance *chy:-$y- Eastern Miwokan Callaghan 2001:32, may be same as Pmis *hu:$u- compound Freeland & Broadbent 1960 2 2 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Cathartes aura week' wíkU, JPH Turkey buzzard (Cathartes) inheritance *wiLhukuN Proto-Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 335 is really problematic, but clearly something is going on same underived Merriam 59:525 2 2 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Cathartes aura ʔonoq(') Check B glottal turkey vulture unique Central Chumash only underived Beeler 1978:181 2 2 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Cathartes aura ʔonoq(') turkey vulture (Merriam confirms) inheritance Central Chumash only Central Chumash underived Applegate 133 2 2 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Cathartes aura 7oʃo7jo aura unique underived Harrington III:1:0078 2 2 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Cathartes aura awn'-hawk (1932), on'-howk (1905); aLmaXwo turkey vulture, condor; aura inheritance Central Chumash only underived Merriam 55:41 V ; JPH III:69:0080 (from FL) 2 2 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Cathartes aura šayí· buzzard inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Yavapai sé·, Mojave ?ase, Kiliwa sii same underived Crawford 1989 2 2 0 0 0 no
Comanche Cathartes aura ekabapi red-headed buzzard unique “red” and “head” both Proto-Numic reflexes same phrase eka- “red”, pa-pi “head” Robinson & Armagost 1990:162 2 2 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Cathartes aura yungavish juˈŋaviʃ buzzard inheritance *juŋa:pi- Cupan Cahuilla S336 (Stubbs 2009:87). This is probably juŋ -a-pi where *a is the ablaut vowel induced by -pi. But I don't know what *juŋ- means! Elliott 1999 has junga “archaic word for “to dance”) same other complex juˈŋavi-ʃ vulture-npn (root may be complex) -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals not a mukikmal as far as I know Hill & Nolasquez 1973:180 no info 2 figures in Coyote stories that are not Spanish 2 I can't imagine they were eaten no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 Americas diverse habitats no
Esselen Cathartes aura missing missing missing 2 2 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Cathartes aura wi'$o' ˈwiʔşoʔ aura loan Yokuts see Condor. It occurs to me that the problematic Hopi “vulture” word could have a Yokutsan source ultimately. WW %wit same underived no npn -ʔaʧ “pet possessive classifier for animals Harrington 069, 413, 596 no info 2 eggs source of shamanic power (McC p. 97 2 McC does not mention but is Chingichngish animal no info gathered (wild) men for eggs only, apparently 0 0 Americas Diverse habitats no
Iipay 'Aa Cathartes aura shaɂii buzzard inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Mojave ?ase same underived Couro & Hutcheson 1973 2 2 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Cathartes aura wiku-mahaa-zi buzzard inheritance *wiLhukuN Proto-Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 335 is really problematic, but clearly something -- this has mahaa “brush”??? same other complex wiku-mahaa-zi buzzard-?-ABSɨ Zigmond et al. 2 2 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Cathartes aura t+xaa=sii turkey buzzard, Cathartes aura inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Yavapai sé·, Mojave ?ase, Co. šayí· same phrase xaa may be “homosexual”, “hiss” or “bitter, poison, spicy”; t+sii is “black buzzard” Mixco 1985 2 2 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Cathartes aura wirukuht ˈwirukuht vulture inheritance *wiLhukuN Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 335, one of the better fits in that problematic group. same other complex ˈwiru-kuh-t vulture-npn (root perhaps derived thusly historically? -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals Anderton 1988:574 no info 2 2 unlikely was eaten no info no info no info no info 0 0 Americas Diverse habitats no
Lake Miwok Cathartes aura húuş, hús buzzard loan Hill Patwin “probably from Hill Patwin hu:s “buzzard” (1965:208); but note Pmis hu:$u- and Pmie *chy:$y-;PW *hu:s, PM *hy:s, *hu:s Callaghan 2001:326; an areal word also in Yukian JHH CHECK WW %hus underived Callaghan 1965 2 2 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Cathartes aura yungáavish juʹŋa:viʃ vulture, turkey buzzard inheritance *juŋa:pi- Takic S336 (Stubbs 2009:87). This is probably juŋ -a-pi where *a is the ablaut vowel induced by -pi. But I don't know what *juŋ- means! Elliott 1999 has junga “archaic word for “to dance”) same other complex juʹŋa:vi-ʃ vulture-non.possessed.noun (root may be complex, see etymology notes) -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier; NPN form of noun is ʔaʃla uncertain if is 7ehéngmal Elliott 1999:1151 no info 2 couplet: yungaavish,nikiilish; a constellation 2 almost certainly not eaten no info hunted men feathers for arrows (Sparkman 1908:203) 0 0 Americas diverse habitats no
Maidu Cathartes aura mìní7ùsí, mìníhùsí buzzard; vulture loan into protolanguage *hy:s Maiduan Miwokan But - Note Pmis hu:$u- and Pmie *chy:$y-;PW *hu:s, PM *hy:s, *hu:s Callaghan 2001:326; an areal word also in Yukian JHH CHECK WW %hus other complex must be complex etymologically, since husi is vulture word (presumably -i is the stem former Shipley 1963 2 2 0 0 0 no
Mojave Cathartes aura ɂase buzzard inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Co. C. šayí·, same underived Munro et al.1992 2 2 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Cathartes aura Tuilun vulture (Merriam confirms Merriam 55:407) unique Southern Costanoan only Kroeber 1910 has similar word only in Mont underived Mason 1916:429 2 2 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Cathartes aura ko:k', hoos (CHM) vulture, condor; Merriam has hoos, hŭs:57-233 loan into protolanguage Northern Sierra Miwok WW %hus underived Uldall & Shipley 1966 2 2 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Cathartes aura weho buzzard (M: Turkey buzzard (Cathartes) inheritance *wiLhukuN Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 335 (2008:86), a crazy set same underived Yerington Dictionary 2 2 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Cathartes aura hu7:us-u- buzzard inheritance *hu:$u- Sierra Miwokan only But - Note Pmis hu:$u- and Pmie *chy:$y-;PW *hu:s, PM *hy:s, *hu:s Callaghan 2001:326; an areal word also in Yukian JHH CHECK WW %hus other complex -u nominalizer Callaghan 1987 2 2 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Cathartes aura cə:hə-, cy:hy- buzzard inheritance *chy:$y- Eastern Miwokan Callaghan 2001:326; an areal word also in Yukian CHECK underived Callaghan 1984 2 2 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Cathartes aura xopnél red-headed vulture unique Salinan underived Mason 1918:126; Turner 1980:86 2 2 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Cathartes aura xo:pNéL red-headed vulture unique Salinan underived Mason 1918:126 2 2 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Cathartes aura naapxa turkey vulture unique Note Cocopa šayí· same underived Comcaac Dictionary 453 2 2 0 0 0 no
Serrano Cathartes aura wirukt buzzard inheritance *wiLhukuN Uto-Aztecan S335 (Stubbs 2008:36) other complex -t NPN KCHill ms 2001:25 2 2 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Cathartes aura wiqumpɨtsI Turkey buzzard (Cathartes) inheritance *wiLhukuN Proto-Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 335 is really problematic, but clearly something is going on same other complex has -pɨtsI ABS Sapir 1930:715 2 2 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Cathartes aura huhu-, hu:tawe- buzzard inheritance *hu:$u- Sierra Miwokan only Note Pmis *hu:$u- and Pmie *chy:$y-;PW *hu:s, PM *hy:s, *hu:s Callaghan 2001:326; an areal word also in Yukian JHH CHECK WW %hus reduplicated Broadbent 1964: 2 2 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Cathartes aura wHkúci-ge-tI buzzard inheritance *wiLhukuN Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 335 is problematic but is part of that group same derived -ge-tI looks like a deverbal derivation, but what is the verb? Givon 1979 2 2 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Cathartes aura wishokkompisht wiʃokomˈbiʃt turkey vulture or buzzard, Cathartes aura inheritance *wisoko Northern Uto-Aztecan note Hopi wisoko and widespread wi- forms in UA, perhaps from an even older loan; see discussion at Hill/Miller *wi-08 same derived wiʃokom-ˈbiʃ-t vulture-ind-npn Hill 2010:121 no info 2 has a song 2 Voegelin 1938:12 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 Americas Diverse habitats no
Tümpisa Shoshone Cathartes aura wihnumpi buzzard, turkey vulture inheritance *wiLhukuN Proto-Uto-Aztecan I think Stubbs 335 is absurd, but there is something going on here, note Hopi wisoko, Serrano wirokt, wiru in southern languages, etc. But wiho is only Western Numic. same other complex wih-num-pi buzzard-buzzard-CL pi Dayley 1989:384 2 2 0 0 0 no
Wappo Cathartes aura máya:t'a buzzard (CHM confirms 52:569) unique Yukian *7ayam -- metath? underived Sawyer 1965 2 2 0 0 0 no
Washo Cathartes aura hú:šim turkey buzzard loan Maidu Note Pmis hu:$u- and Pmie *chy:$y-;PW *hu:s, PM *hy:s, *hu:s Callaghan 2001:326; an areal word also in Yukian WW %hus underived the -im mat be a etymological suffix Merriam 55:301; WPD 2 2 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Cathartes aura wiho turkey vulture inheritance *wiLhukuN Proto-Uto-Aztecan I think Stubbs 335 is absurd, but there is something going on here, note Hopi wisoko, Serrano wirokt, wiru in southern languages, etc. But wiho is only Western Numic. same underived Bethel et al.:284 no info 2 vulture moiety treated thee birds must the same as eagle moiety treated eagles, with dances (Gifford 40) 2 No one ate (Gayton 2:223); Fire fan made of hawk or buzzard tail feathers used to smoke out ground squirrels, cottontails (Gayton 2: 220) no info hunted men for feathers 0 0 no
Wintu Cathartes aura hu:s buzzard loan *hu:s Wintun Miwok Shepherd 2005;99; widespread form in Miwok, Yokutsan, Maidu (and Mayan!) WW %hus underived Schlichter 1981 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Cathartes aura sé· buzzard inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Co. C. šayí·, Mojave ?ase unknown Shaterian 1983 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Cathartes aura šeŋhi buzzard unique Vaguely similar form in Tulamni, otherwise unique in Kroeber same underived Gamble 1991 (from Harrington?) 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Cathartes aura Tanka; tcadka (220 from spec.) buzzard (Merriam confirms 58:361) inheritance Nim-Yokuts only Yawd, Wik, Yowl (where K has Tan'k'a') same underived Kroeber 1961:202 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Cathartes aura ko'Te:ya: buzzard inheritance *k'oɂ- Nim-Yokuts Golla 1964:61; Callaghan 2001:326 notes Pyn *hoTh “buzzard” distinguished from Pyv *ko?T so perhaps just Valley, not Nim same underived etymologically complex Newman 1944:169 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yuki Cathartes aura 7ayam A buzzard inheritance *7ayam Yukian Schlichter 1985; Wappo maya:t'a -- metath? other complex -am derives nouns; J46Kroeber suggested was related to /aNy/ “glide” (S&S 1984:93) Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yuma Cathartes aura as-sā' Turkey buzzard (Cathartes) inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Co. C. šayí·, unknown Merriam 61:455 2 2 0 0 0 no