whale

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 Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Eschrichtius robustus missing inheritance missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Cahuilla Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Central Sierra Miwok Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Chemehuevi Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Chumash Barbareno Eschrichtius robustus paxat whale inheritance *paqat(V) Proto-Chumash Klar 1977:115 underived Beeler 1978:182 2 1 2 0 1 no
Chumash Ineseno Eschrichtius robustus paxat whale inheritance *paqat(V) Proto-Chumash Klar 1977:115 underived Klar 1977:115 2 1 2 0 1 no
Chumash Obispeno Eschrichtius robustus (t)pxatu, (t)pqatu whale inheritance *paqat(V) Proto-Chumash Klar 1977:115; Harrington's inf. said “same as Tulareño” 0082 other complex t- Klar 1977;115 2 1 2 0 1 no
Chumash Ventureno Eschrichtius robustus paxat whale inheritance *paqat(V) Proto-Chumash Klar 1977;115 underived Mamet 2008:59 2 1 2 0 1 no
Cocopa Eschrichtius robustus xàlšɂá·ţ whale, possibly porpoise unique broader (perhaps whales and porpoises -- “Cetacean”) underived no analysis in Crawford; however note xàlqwcá·c “name of a personage in a myth, called variously dragon, whale, and water snake” Crawford p. 341) Crawford 1989 2 1 2 0 1 no
Comanche Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Cupeño Eschrichtius robustus qeyuwet qəˈjuwət whale inheritance *kɨcuC- Uto-Aztean S864 (Stubbs 2009;147) narrower (California Gray Whale) derived qəˈju-wə-t fish-augmentative-npn -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Hill & Nolasquez 1973:170 no info 2 1 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 1 whale-vertebrae stools from beached whales found far inland Eastern Pacific Coast (breed in Gulf of California) ocean no
Esselen Eschrichtius robustus pišuk whale unique Esselen Shaul note sresmblance to Bodega Miwok púuşu; underived Shaul 1988:693, 6 2 1 2 0 1 no
Gabrielino Eschrichtius robustus kyot kjot whale inheritance *kɨcuC-wɨt Cupan plus Gabriellino note Cupeno qeyuwet “whale”, good cognate no info phrase ˈpa:-ŋa xa:-r water-in rat-npn -ʔaʧ “pet possessive classifier for animals Munro 1988 cited in Anderton 1988:355 no info 2 rock art representations in caves; Whale may be the “Big Fish” that brought tosawt “sacred stones” from island to mainland (Harrington 1978:146) 1 no info gathered (wild) all bones of beached whales used for house construction; vertebrae as stools 0 1 whale vertebra stools found well inland Pacific coast; migratory route is Alaska-Gulf of California deep water (although California Grays may swim fairly close to shore) no
Iipay 'Aa Eschrichtius robustus ɂehpank whale inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Kiliwa paa=naq same underived etymologically probably contains *paa “swim” Couro & Hutcheson 1973 2 1 2 0 1 no
Kawaiisu Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Kiliwa Eschrichtius robustus paa=naq California grey whale and Black Right Whale inheritance Proto-Yuman Note 'Iipay Aa ɂehpank same other complex obviously complex, paa- perhaps from xa?-paa “swim”? naq only in this expression Mixco 1985 2 1 2 0 1 no
Kitanemuk Eschrichtius robustus kiyaw ˈkiyaw whale unique perhaps a loan of the “fish” word from another California language??? same underived -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals Anderton 1988:354 no info 2 figure in an account (presumably from Chumash) of 8 brothers who hunted them (Blackburn & Bean 1978:568) 1 no N/A N/A N/A 0 1 whale vertebra stools traded to inland, also bone Pacific coast; migratory route is Alaska-Gulf of California deep water (although California Grays may swim fairly close to shore) no
Lake Miwok Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Luiseño Eschrichtius robustus koyóowut koʹjo:wut whale inheritance *kɨcuC- Uto-Aztecan S864 (Stubbs 2009;147) narrower (this is California Gray Whale) derived koʹjo:-wu-t fish-augmentative-non.possessed.noun (except ko'jo is “water monster living near Pauma” in Lu. no info Elliott 1999:404 no info 2 Whale may be the “Big Fish” that brought tosawt “sacred stones” from island to mainland (Harrington 1978:146) 1 very infrequent; beached whales used mainly as source of bone no info no info no info no info 0 1 I assume whale bone was traded, it's found in interior Pacific coast; migratory route is Alaska-Gulf of California deep water (although California Grays may swim fairly close to shore) no
Maidu Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Mojave Eschrichtius robustus kamay'iivet whale; a snake tht Mataviily brought to the earth, a great doctor who lived across the ocean some time ago unique broader (several mythical beasts plus cetaceans) phrase second part from 7ave-7atay snake-big Munro et al.1992 2 1 2 0 1 no
Mutsun Eschrichtius robustus Time whale inheritance Costanoan Shaul note sresmblance of Esselen čeme-pša (Pinart) to Bodega Miwok púuşu; Costanoan čime, Time 1988:696; Pinnart has for Co II, IV underived Mason 1916:429 2 1 2 0 1 no
Nisenan Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Northern Paiute Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Plains Miwok Eschrichtius robustus waje:na- whale loan Spanish underived Callaghan 1984 2 1 2 0 1 no
Salinan A Eschrichtius robustus Tay whale unique Salinan underived perhaps has initial /T/ but repeatedly cited by Turner 1987 as a stem Mason 1918:125; Turner 1980:87 2 1 2 0 1 no
Salinan M Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Seri (Comcaac) Eschrichtius robustus haquim (arc.) whale unique same underived Comcaac Dictionary 334 2 1 2 0 1 no
Serrano Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Southern Paiute Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Eschrichtius robustus wejl- whale loan English underived Broadbent 1964: 2 1 2 0 1 no
Southern Ute Eschrichtius robustus píá-vagų whale unique same phrase mother-fish (really it's “big-fish”) Givon 1979 2 1 2 0 1 no
Tübatulabal Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Tümpisa Shoshone Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Wappo Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Washo Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Western Mono Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Wintu Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Yavapai Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Yokuts Palewyami Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no
Yuki Eschrichtius robustus hąw -hoT-am (K) whale inheritance *həw-*hohTam “fish big” Yukian phrase, other complex fish-large; -am derives nouns Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 1 2 0 1 no
Yuma Eschrichtius robustus missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 1 no