yellow jacket

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

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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 Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. pah-o'-ně Yellow jacket, Vespula spp., Dolichoves spp. loan Yokuts Wikchamni pah-o-ni'; pah'-o-ne; Yowlumne pah-o'-ni; Chukchansi bow'-ni; pow'-ni same underived C. H. Merriam 72-79, 60-465 2 0 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. paijan Yellow jacket, bee, honeybee unique broader (bees, etc.) underived Crapo 1979:110 2 0 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. muxáavikat muˈxa:vikat Desert Cahuilla yellowjacket unique Might be a loan but looks like a construction from unknown verb same relative clause muˈxa:vi-kat “the one who does X (muxa:vi, of unknown meaning; mu- may be nose prefix no info Seiler & Hioki 1979:116 no info 2 0 no info no info no info no info 0 0 All Americas Prefers to be near water no
Central Sierra Miwok Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. mélngaly- yellowjacket inheritance Miwokan Pmiw meenani (Bodega Dic) underived Freeland & Broadbent 1960 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. watsávI Yellow jacket inheritance *wa'wa, etc. Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 162 (2008:62) and see also 894 (2008:152) same other complex has -pi ABS Harrington Chemehuevi Noun List 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. 7ɨy yellowjacket inheritance *ɨyɨ, *ɨyɨ' Proto-Chumash Klar 1977:117 underived Klar 1977;117 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. oo'-e (said fast) yellow jacket inheritance *ɨyɨ, *ɨyɨ' Proto-Chumash Klar 1977;117 underived Merriam 55:19 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. (t)ɨyɨ yellowjacket inheritance *ɨyɨ, *ɨyɨ' Proto-Chumash Klar 1977:117 other complex t- Klar 1977;117 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. 7ɨy yellowjacket inheritance *ɨyɨ, *ɨyɨ' Proto-Chumash Klar 1977:117 underived Klar 1977;117 2 0 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. şxmpa· yellowjacket inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Kiliwa cpaaw, 'Iipay Aa metpaaw, Mojave thaampo, Yuma mes-paw' unknown Crawford 1989 2 0 0 0 0 no
Comanche Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. missing missing missing 2 0 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. $e$e'ngimi ˈşəşəʔŋimi yellowjacket inheritance *saŋa- Takic S160 (Stubbs 2009:62); what happened to Cu. vowels? same other complex ˈşə-şəʔŋ-im-i dup-yellow.jacket-plural-? (looks like an object form, but was volunteered as “the name”) -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Hill & Nolasquez 1973:172 no info 2 0 larvae eaten? no info no info no info no info 0 0 Americas diverse (depends on species) no
Esselen Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. missing missing missing 2 0 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. hah'ng-ar' ˈha:ŋar Yellow jacket inheritance *saŋa- Takic S160 (Stubbs 2009:62) same other complex ˈha:ŋa-r yellow.jacket-npn -ʔaʧ "pet" possessive classifier for animals http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n415/mode/2up; p. 431 no info 2 0 larvae (McC 121) no info gathered (wild) all often eaten raw as found (McC 121) 0 0 Americas diverse (depends on species) no
Iipay 'Aa Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. metpaaw yellow jacket inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Cocopa şxmpa·, Kiliwa cpaaw same underived Couro & Hutcheson 1973 2 0 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. waca-vɨ yellowjacket inheritance *wa'wa, etc. Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 162 (2008:62) and see also stubbs 894 (2008:152) same other complex waca-vɨ yellow.jacket-ABS Zigmond et al. 2 0 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. cpaaw wasp, yellow jacket inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Cocopa şxmpa·; 'Iipay Aa metpaaw, Mojave thaampo broader (includes other kinds of wasps) underived Mixco 1985 2 0 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. haŋač ˈhaŋaʧr Bee sp.: yellow jacket inheritance *saŋa- Takic S160 (Stubbs 2009:62) same other complex ˈhaŋa-ʧr yellow.jacket-npn -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals Anderton 1988:303 no info 2 0 larvae eaten no info gathered (wild) all no info 0 0 Americas Diverse habitats no
Lake Miwok Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. láşkin, jáşkin yellowjacket (Merriam has the latter 57:529) unique Note Mib ja$$um “to gig, spear, poker” underived Callaghan 1965 2 0 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. $áa$angla ʹşa:şaŋla yellow jacket inheritance *saŋa- Takic S160 (Stubbs 2009:62) same reduplicated $áa-$ang-la Dup-yellowjacket-non.possessed.noun Elliott 1999:830 no info 2 0 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 Americas diverse (depends on species) no
Maidu Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. 7epéni yellowjacket inheritance *7e:pén Maiduan Ultan 1964:368 #300 other complex -i is stem former Shipley 1963 2 0 0 0 0 no
Mojave Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. thaampo ɂaqwath/thaampo tamkwerk yellowjacket inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Cocopa şxmpa·; 'Iipay Aa metpaaw, Kiliwa cpaaw same phrase thaampo ɂaqwath bee yellow Munro et al.1992 2 0 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. pe-nan yellow jacket inheritance Southern Costanoan only Pinart has for “abispas que tienan panales” as “pinnan” for Co IV underived Merriam 55:419 2 0 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. 7e:pen yellowjacket inheritance *7e:pén Maiduan Ultan 1964: 368 #300; I think there are other -pen- “bee” words; find underived Uldall & Shipley 1966 2 0 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. nodda bee (M: Yellow jacket unique broader (seems to include bees) underived Merriam 61:149 2 0 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. melngaj-y- bee (yellowjacket?) inheritance Miwokan Pmiw meenani (Bodega Dic) other complex -y nominalizer Callaghan 1987 2 0 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. sus:u-, su:su- yellow jacket unique reduplicated Callaghan 1984 2 0 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. lemém' yellowjacket wasp unique Salinan underived Merriam 55:381; Turner 1980:68 2 0 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. lemé'm wasps, bees (Merriam “yellowjacket wasp” 55:381) unique Salinan underived Mason 1918:123 2 0 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. missing missing missing 2 0 0 0 0 no
Serrano Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. pahng'-ă-hahts paha:nga-T yellow jacket inheritance *sanga- Takic S160 (Stubbs 2009:62); contains pa- “big” prefix not in Kitanemuk phrase pa: “big” plus bee Merriam 60:111 2 0 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. pangwutcavI Yellow jacket (Vespula spp., Dolichovespula sp.) inheritance *wita/*wiCta Proto-Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 159 (2008:62). this has increment pang- which is what??? same phrase some increment on “bee” Sapir 1930:602 2 0 Larvae a delicacy CHM 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. melngaj- yellowjacket inheritance Miwokan Pmiw meenani, and Pmi Bodega Dic underived Broadbent 1964: 2 0 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. pa?á-wHcá-vI yellow-jacket inheritance *wita/*wiCta Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 159 (2008:62), this has different but similar increment to S. Paiute pang- same phrase long-wasp-ABS (long may be one of many Ute folk etymologizations, though) Givon 1979 2 0 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. wewwehyül wewehˈjɨl yellow jacket unique Stubbs (S162; 2009:62) suggests with Lu. waawa-la “mud wasp”, Cup wa'walim “yellowjacket”. Maybe. same other complex wewehˈjɨ-l yellowjacket-nph (root probably has reduplication) Hill 2010:118 no info 2 a story character 0 Voegelin 1938:12 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 Americas Diverse habitats no
Tümpisa Shoshone Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. totongkwaa(n)tün yellowjacket wasp inheritance *totoni Proto-Uto-Aztecan Goes with Stubbs 46 (2008:44) from “sting” same other complex tongkwan “to sting” -tün AGENTIVE Dayley 1989:298 2 0 0 0 0 no
Wappo Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. néw yellowjacket (CHM confirms 52:579) inheritance Yukian-Wappo Elmendorf 1993:233; Yukian *naw' underived Sawyer 1965 2 0 0 0 0 no
Washo Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. gɨX:c'i gɨ́:c'i yellow jacket *WPD has a little square after barred i -- I put an “X”. unique underived Merriam 55:313; WPD 2 0 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. pā'-nah; pan'-nah peena (based on Bethel et al. “bee”) yellow jacket, also means “ant” loan Yokuts Yowlumne, Chukchansi pah-o'-ni “Yellow Jacket”. Perhaps a loan into “Californian”??? Note Cupeno paana- “tarantula” ??? Check broader (various insects, apparently) underived may be onomatopoeic Merriam 59:83 no info 2 0 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 no
Wintu Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. wenemk'ecit wasp, yellowjacket (CHM consistent with hoo'-bit across all dialects) inheritance *k'eč Wintun Shepherd 2005 phrase elements unknown Pitkin 1985 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. missing missing missing 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. missing missing missing 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. baònai yellow jacket inheritance *paɂo:nay Nim-Yokuts Golla 1964:66 same underived Kroeber 1961:206) 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. baònai, ba'o:nay ba'o:na:y “wasp” N 169 Yellow jacket inheritance *paɂo:nay Nim-Yokuts Golla 1964:66 same underived Kroeber 1961:206 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yuki Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. naw A, nah'-ahm MWO, na>əNm LF bee, yellowjacket inheritance *naw' Yukian-Wappo Schlichter 1985; Elmendorf 1993:233) other complex -am derives nouns Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yuma Vespula spp., Dolichovespula spp. mes-paw' yellow jacket inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Kiliwa cpaaw, 'Iipay Aa metpaaw, Mojave thaampo unknown Merriam 61:465 2 0 0 0 0 no