worm, smooth caterpillar

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 Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper missing missing missing 2 2 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper wo'a-pin Worm inheritance *wo'a Numic Stubbs 2526 (2008:338) same other complex has -pi ABS Crapo 1976:195 2 2 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper píyaxat ˈpijaxat 1. rainbow. 2. worm with two horns (“they drop from the sky once a year near Fish Traps and the Indians used to cook and eat them” inheritance *piʔakɨC Northern Uto-Aztecan S2527 (Stubbs 2009:338) unclear other complex pijaxa-t; might be complex root no info Seiler & Hioki 1979:156 no info 2 2 “a favorite treat” (Bean 1972:62) no info gathered (wild) All parching in basket, stored for later use 0 0 Mojave and Colorado Deserts (?) appeared on surface of ground after warm spring rains no
Central Sierra Miwok Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper 7uč:umu- worm inheritance Sierra Miwokan only See Miss 7uc:um- “fly” other complex -mu or -u Freeland & Broadbent 1960 2 2 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper paɂávI worm inheritance *pa'a- Southern Numic only Stubbs 2528 (2008:338) same other complex has -pi ABS Harrington Chemehuevi Noun List 2 2 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper skiʃ' angleworm loan unknown This looks like Miwokan ke$y- forms -- areal?? WW %kes underived Beeler 1978:183 2 2 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper skon worm, reptile inheritance Central Chumash only underived Applegate 132 2 2 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper tstyostyo animalito, guzanito inheritance probably cognate w/ Vent. Tskonin other complex c- JPH III:1:284 2 2 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper tskonin worm inheritance Central Chumash only Central Chumash, could this be part of the %kes system??? underived JPH III:91:0149 2 2 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper maɂí·ły worm, maggot, rice unique Contains *?-?il, WORM (Proto-Yuman), Langdon 1979:639 broader (see gloss) underived no analysis in Crawford, but diachronically complex Crawford 1989 2 2 0 0 0 no
Comanche Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper uoabi gusano inheritance *wo'a Numic Stubbs 2526 (2008:338) same other complex has -pi ABS Rejon 1995:51 2 2 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper peyaxat pəˈjaxat caterpillar sp. inheritance *piʔakɨC Northern Uto-Aztecan S2527 (Stubbs 2009:338) narrower (this is a species of caterpillar) other complex pəˈjaxa-t edible.caterpillar-npn -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Hill & Nolasquez 1973:168 no info 2 2 no info no info no info no info 0 0 Mojave and Colorado Deserts appear on floor of desert after warm spring rains no
Esselen Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper missing missing missing 2 2 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper ko'a:r kuˈʔa:r gusano inheritance *kuʔa- Takic S893 (Stubbs 2009:152), broader (includes lots of different grubs, maggots, worms, caterpillars) other complex kuˈʔa:-r grub-npn -ʔaʧ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Harrington 024 no info 2 2 McC 121 no info gathered (wild) all often eaten raw as found (McC 121) 0 0 Americas diverse (depends on species) no
Iipay 'Aa Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper ɂill worm, caterpillar, maggot inheritance *?-?il Proto-Yuman Langdon 1979:639 WORM broader (smooth squirmy larvae) underived Couro & Hutcheson 1973 2 2 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper piɁaga caterpillar of Pandora moth inheritance *pi'akɨC Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2527 (2008:338) narrower (a specific variety, Pandora Moth caterpillar) underived Zigmond et al. 2 2 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper ?+mi? worm, grub unique broader(diverse squirmy smooth (?) larvae) other complex ? dummy.nominal.element + worm Mixco 1985 2 2 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper piʔaka ˈpiʔaka worm sp., of Sphinx moth, hairless, finger-size, black and red stripes, comes out in March inheritance *piʔakɨC Northern Uto-Aztecan S2527 (Stubbs 2009:338) same underived -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals Anderton 1988:469 no info 2 2 no info gathered (wild) all no info 0 0 Americas Diverse habitats no
Lake Miwok Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper tsah'-li smooth caterpillar unique same as “insect, bug” underived Merriam 57:529 2 2 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper $iválaka şiʹvalaka tomato worm unique narrower (probably refers only to green edible worm) underived note absence of non.possessed.noun suffix; might be a loan Elliott 1999:861 no info 2 2 no info gathered (wild) women and children boiled in water (Sparkman 1908:200) 0 0 Americas diverse (depends on species) no
Maidu Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper wah-kah' smooth caterpillar inheritance Maiduan Nisenan wa-kaj (< *k'aj(-)) underived Merriam 57:51 2 2 0 0 0 no
Mojave Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper ɂahamskukwenp tomato worm, caterpillar unique narrower (a specific kind of caterpillar) phrase ɂaha-mskukwenp water-?? Munro et al.1992 2 2 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper littokwa earthworm unique other complex -wa is "serpent" suffix Okrand 1977:142; Mason 1916:428 2 2 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper wakaj army-worm (CHM smooth caterpillar) inheritance *k'aj(-) Maiduan Ultan 1964:364 #126 underived Uldall & Shipley 1966 2 2 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper wo'aba Mono Lake fly larvae inheritance *wo'a Numic Stubbs 2526 (2008:338), used because it's a good Numic “worm” word narrower (a species of larva) other complex probably the -ba is the -pɨ ABS Merriam 61:149 2 2 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper ke:su-, ke:sy- fishhook worm inheritance *ke:$u- Eastern Miwokan Callaghan 1997:35; note Wintun *k'es “worm” WW %kes underived here /y/ is not nominalizer Callaghan 1987 2 2 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper o-ko'-mat-te smooth caterpillar unique phrase X creature Merriam 57:497 2 2 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper tálmui worm unique not in M; underived Mason 1918:124 2 2 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper ck'ot; teméhai; T'iopé' snake, worm, grub; worm; grubs, worms loan Salinan M only Yokuts not in A (except for ck'ot) WW %kes underived Mason 1918:123 2 2 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper potáa larva, worm, maggot unique broader (diverse worms and larvae) underived Comcaac Dictionary 469 2 2 0 0 0 no
Serrano Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper ku7a:-T mo:caT “worm” worm, maggot inheritance *ku7a- Takic S893 (Stubbs 2008:152) other complex -t NPN KCHill ms 2001:23 2 2 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper tivinaqwitcutsI earthworm unique qwitcu- part probably from Stubbs 2525a same phrase earth-worm-tsiABS Sapir 1930:581 2 2 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper lah'-pe-too (good roasted) smooth caterpillar unique underived Merriam 57:469 2 2 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper pa?á-vI insect, worm, larva unique see remark on “insect” above broader ((includes all insects?) other complex has -pi ABS Givon 1979 2 2 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper pi'akünt piʔaˈgɨnt tobacco worm inheritance *piʔakɨC Northern Uto-Aztecan S2527 (Stubbs 2009:338) same other complex piʔaˈgɨn-t tobacco.worm-npn Hill 2010:48 no info 2 2 Voegelin 1938:12 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 Americas Diverse habitats no
Tümpisa Shoshone Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper piakün caterpillar, grub inheritance *pi'akɨC Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2527 (2008:338) narrower (this is a specific type of edible smooth caterpillar) underived Dayley 1989:200 2 2 0 0 0 no
Wappo Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper 7ohna angleworm, earthworm (Merriam has chah'-lā “smooth worm” 52:579) unique underived Sawyer 1965 2 2 0 0 0 no
Washo Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper gé:šu7 angleworm, earthworm loan Northern Sierra Miwok Mins ke:su-, ke:sy-; Pmie *ke:$u- WW %kes underived WPD 2 2 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper piyagɨ voiceless final caterpillar (which feeds on sugar-pine trees) (unidentified species) inheritance *pi'akɨC Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2527 (2008:338) narrower ( specific caterpillar) unknown Bethel et al.:147 2 2 tree-worm, big fat ones, good to eat (Merriam 59:83) 0 parched with coals in winnowing basket (Gifford), could be stored for long periods 0 0 no
Wintu Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper k'e:s angleworm loan into protolanguage *k'es Wintun Eastern Miwok Shepherd 2005; Pmie *ke:$u- “angleworm” WW %kes underived Schlichter 1981 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper ɂɂî·la worm inheritance *?-?il Proto-Yuman Langdon 1979:639 WORM unknown Shaterian 1983 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper missing missing missing 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper gaTu worm, “presumably earthworm” (p. 216) inheritance (k'aThuw (?) Nim-Yokuts Yawd, Wik, Chuk, Mich onlyin Kroeber; Callaghan 1997:35; compare Pmie *ke:$u, *ke:$y- “angleworm”; Callaghan 2001:327 says “matches PW *k'es “worm” WW %kes same underived Kroeber 1961:206) 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper wekwik, wek'wek', k'e:w N wek'we:k' 191 worm (earthworm) inheritance *wek'wek' Nim-Yokuts Golla 1964:66 same reduplicated Kroeber 1961:206 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yuki Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper muy' F worm inheritance *muy' Yukian Schlichter 1985 underived Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 2 0 0 0 no
Yuma Trichoplusia ni (?) cabbage looper ets-e-pi' worm inheritance Colorado River Yuman only CR; Note Mojave 7ichipay kuurems “flea” unknown Merriam 61:465 2 2 0 0 0 no