Western Canada goose

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
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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 Branta canadensis missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Branta canadensis nĕ'-gint (RV) RM “geese, all kinds”, with WCG nu-gun'dah (61:47) Western Canada goose (Branta canadensis occidentalis) inheritance *nakɨ Numic Stubbs 711 (2008:130); looks like only W. and Central Numic same underived Merriam 61:79 0 1 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Branta canadensis ɂálukul ˈʔalukul wild goose unique Might this be linked to S566b *kaLu “sandhll crane”??? with metathesis? Note 'Iipay Aa lă'-lok e-yow' laluk duck broader (Merriam says this is “all geese”) other complex ˈʔaluku-l -7aʃ “pet” Possessive classifier -7aʃ Seiler&Hioki 1979:13 no info 0 bird songs are all about water birds and have to do with Cahuilla history 1 Water birds are an important food source. no info hunted Men roasted, stewed, eggs eaten 0 0 North America Wetlands, open fields no
Central Sierra Miwok Branta canadensis lo'-wah-too Western canada goose inheritance Sierra Miwokan only In all Mis other complex -u nominalizer Merriam 57:459 0 1 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Branta canadensis yel'-lahk; yer-rahk jalá·kI JPH Western Canada Goose (Branta canadensis occidentalis) loan Mojave Proto-Yuman jala:k WW %lala ~ %lak same underived Merriam 59:531 0 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Branta canadensis waw'aw goose unique Central Chumash only reduplicated Beeler 1987:188 0 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Branta canadensis wawaw' goose (Merriam says “geese, all kinds”) inheritance Central Chumash (JPH has for Barbareno) reduplicated Applegate 451 0 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Branta canadensis lele, leqlele. qlele goose loan into protolanguage Proto-Chumash unknown widespread areal form WW %lala ~ %lak reduplicated Turner 1983:237 0 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Branta canadensis xox; JPH wauwau goose unique underived Heizer/Pinart I:56; JPH III:69:0081 0 1 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Branta canadensis ya·lák wild goose loan into protolanguage unknown M. yaalak must be a loan from Cocopa; Words with this general structure very widespread in western NAM, probably sound-imitative originally WW %lala ~ %lak broader (any wild goose, apparently) underived Crawford 1989 0 1 0 0 0 no
Comanche Branta canadensis nɨkɨta goose inheritance *nakɨ Numic Stubbs 711 (2008;130) only W. and Central Numic broader (any wild goose) underived Robinson & Armagost 1990:163 0 1 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Branta canadensis keret kəʹɾət wild goose loan Luiseño loan because of /r/; Munro, Stubbs lik to Lu qaruut “sandhill crane”. same other complex kəʹɾə-t wild.goose-npn -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Hill & Nolasquez 1973:160 no info 0 they have their own song, which I assume they sang in creation time 1 water birds a favorite no info hunted men roasted, stewed, eggs eaten 0 0 North America wetlands, open fields no
Esselen Branta canadensis missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Branta canadensis wu:xam “ansaras” source of bone for whistle Harrington 021 ˈwu:xam ansaras unique same other complex ˈwu:xa-m goose-plural (npn often dropped in plurals) -ʔaʧ “pet possessive classifier for animals $a:t “water bird” Harrington 021 no info 0 bones used for whistles 1 all birds eaten (McC 116) no info hunted men roasted 0 0 North America wetlands, open fields no
Iipay 'Aa Branta canadensis lă'-lok e-yow' All geese loan into protolanguage unknown WW %lala ~ %lak broader (all geese) phrase duck water.bird Merriam 55:275 0 1 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Branta canadensis Ɂoroko-pi Canada goose unique Metathesis of *koto/*koLo “crane”??? Stubbs 566a (2008:114) same other complex Ɂoroko-pi goose-ABS Zigmond et al. 0 1 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Branta canadensis missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Branta canadensis ko-pē'pkt pang-aht-sah 60-13 kopipk ˈpaŋaʦaʔ Western Canada goose unique same phrase kopipk ˈpaŋaʦaʔ multicolored water.bird (kopipk “multicolored, pinto, of corn, horses” Anderton 1988:361) Perhaps a nonce formation -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals paŋacaʔ http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n1/mode/2up, p. 13 no info 0 1 no info hunted men roasted, boiled, eggs eaten; other uses for bones, quills 0 0 North America wetlands, open fields no
Lake Miwok Branta canadensis láka goose (et) loan Patwin Note Patwin lak'a7 “small goose”74; but this a very widespread form; Pcos *la:lak, Nisenan la:lak', Maidy lylyk' (Callaghan 1997:59); also Wappo lokh WW %lala ~ %lak underived Callaghan 1965 0 1 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Branta canadensis lá'la ʹlaɁla wild goose loan Yokuts similar forms very widespread in California, Cupan forms not correspondent in spite of S708 (Stubbs 2009:130); best match here is Yowlumne lah'-lah (Merriam 58:559) WW %lala ~ %lak same underived -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier; NPN form of noun is ʔaʃla uncertain if is qaatqat Elliott 1999:445 Family name from Soboba 0 1 meat and eggs no info hunted men no info 0 0 North America Wetlands, open fields no
Maidu Branta canadensis ló, wild goose sp. (Merriamconfirms Canada Goose) inheritance Maiduan Nisenan lo:; Note Sierra Miwok low:ot-u- underived Shipley 1963 0 1 0 0 0 no
Mojave Branta canadensis yaalak wild goose loan Cocopa or Chemehuevi Mojave should have /d/, not /y/; Yuma ya.la/k Halpern 1:28; Cocopa ya·lák, Chemehuevi has same form WW %lala ~ %lak broader (any wild goose (Merriam)) underived Munro et al.1992 0 1 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Branta canadensis la:lak goose (Merriam confirms Western Canada Goose Merriam 55:413) loan into protolanguage Utian unknown Definitely Pcos *la:lak (Callaghan 1997:59), But a widespread arealism, note PY *la7la7, Pcos *la:lak; Nisenan la:kak', Maidy lylyk' (Callaghan 1997:59) WW %lala ~ %lak reduplicated Okrand 1977:57; Mason 1916:428 0 1 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Branta canadensis lo: honker goose inheritance Maiduan Compare Mis forms, e.g. Mins low:ot-u- Maidu lo underived Uldall & Shipley 1966 0 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Branta canadensis naguddu nagɨtɨ Thornes 2003:266 goose (M: Western Canada goose (Branta canadensis occidentalis) inheritance *nakɨ Numic Stubbs 711 (2008:130) same underived might have -tɨ nominalizer but than what is the verb? Yerington Dictionary 0 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Branta canadensis low:ot-u- migratory geese inheritance Sierra Miwokan only In all Mis; Compare Maiduan lo: other complex -u nominalizer Callaghan 1987 0 1 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Branta canadensis laka:lu- Western Canada Goose (CHM confirms) loan unknown A widespread arealism, note PY *la7la7, Pcos *la:lak; Nisenan la:kak', Maidy lylyk' (Callaghan 1997:59); this with lVkVl instead of lVlVk an unusual form but probably in the same system WW %lala ~ %lak underived Callaghan 1984 0 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Branta canadensis loiná Canada goose (Merriam has tal-wut 55:377) unique Salinan Note Sierra Miwok (Mins) low:ot-u-, probably same as Salinan M t'lai without prefix and with -na underived Mason 1918:123 0 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Branta canadensis t'lai Canada Goose unique Salinan Probably same root as Salinan A loiná other complex t- is articular prefix (should be /T/ Mason 1918:123 0 1 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Branta canadensis cooijac Canada goose unique same underived looks like a verb, but no analysis suggested Comcaac Dictionary 218 0 1 0 0 0 no
Serrano Branta canadensis ah-chowkt Western Canada goose unique other complex -t NPN Merriam 60-107 0 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Branta canadensis tcAqoaru Wild goose unique same underived Merriam 59:467 0 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Branta canadensis low:ot- goose (Merriam confirms 57:459) inheritance Sierra Miwokan only In all Mis underived Broadbent 1964: 0 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Branta canadensis ?uvénikAY goose unique Colorado River Southern Numic -- note Southern Paiute ovannangqA (perhaps both are loans?) broader (unclear, but may be all geese) underived Givon 1979 0 1 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Branta canadensis pāwilīkant pa:wili:iˈgant a white-faced goose, possibly snow goose or Ross's goose unique Stubbs 2009:130 (S709) links to Hopi pa:wikya “duck”; they have only pa: in common. Tub. word probably reflects pa:-witikV, but correspondences are not regular same other complex pa:wili:iˈgan-t goose.sp-npn (root is surely complex historically) kulāpisht Hill 2010:67 no info 0 1 no info hunted men roasted on coals, bones ground (some consultants denied Tub. ate eggs before Whites) 0 0 North America open fields, wetlands no
Tümpisa Shoshone Branta canadensis nükünta goose inheritance *nakɨ Proto-Numic Stubbs 711(2008:130); looks like only Western and Central Numic same underived Dayley 1989:165 0 1 0 0 0 no
Wappo Branta canadensis lókh goose (not domestic) (CHM confirms as 'all geese” and Canada goose 52:575 loan unknown Note Patwin lak'a7 “small goose”74; but this a very widespread form; Pcos *la:lak, Nisenan la:lak', Maidy lylyk' (Callaghan 1997:59), Costanoan *la:lak WW %lala ~ %lak underived Sawyer 1965 0 1 0 0 0 no
Washo Branta canadensis gówgow Canadian goose unique reduplicated WPD 0 1 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Branta canadensis hauhauna' wild geese (Merriam's “Western Canada Goose”) unique same onomatopoeic hauhau-na': hauhau-it.says Bethel et al.: 27; Merriam 59:77 no info 0 1 surely eaten no info hunted men no info 0 0 no
Wintu Branta canadensis laq goose, geese, wild goose (CHM all geese) loan into protolanguage *laq Wintun unknown Shepherd 2005; very widespread form WW %lala ~ %lak underived Pitkin 1985 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Branta canadensis qnmò·θūlβa goose, lame duck unique unknown Shaterian 1983 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Branta canadensis la'la goose loan into protolanguage *laɂlaɂ Yokutsan unknown Golla 1964:62; Callaghan 1997:59 compare Pcos *la'lak; nisenan la:lak' “gray goose, Maidu lylyk' “flock of geese WW %lala ~ %lak broader (any goose although others may have special names) reduplicated Kroeber 1961:204 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Branta canadensis la'la goose (Merriam confirms for WCG: 58:367) loan into protolanguage *laɂlaɂ Yokutsan unknown Golla 1964:62; Callaghan 1997:59 compare Pcos *la'lak, nisenan la:lak' “gray goose, Maidu lylyk' “flock of geese WW %lala ~ %lak same reduplicated perhaps onomatopoeic in origin Kroeber 1961:204 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Branta canadensis la'la, la'la' goose loan into protolanguage *laɂlaɂ Yokutsan unknown Golla 1964:62; Callaghan 1997:59 compare Pcos *la'lak; nisenan la:lak' “gray goose, Maidu lylyk' “flock of geese WW %lala ~ %lak same reduplicated presumably sound-imitative in origin Kroeber 1961:204 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yuki Branta canadensis su:s A duck, goose, mallard; MW Canada goose (Shlichter has la'k) inheritance *sus, *susa Yukian underived Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yuma Branta canadensis han-nah-mo' Western Canada goose (Branta canadensis occidentalis) semantic shift Proto-Yuman word is usually “duck” or “chicken” unknown Merriam 61:461 0 1 0 0 0 no