yellowbird

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 Dendroica petechia poo-too-'e-nah Yellowbird (Astragalinus) loan Yokuts Tinlinne Yokuts poo-too'-in same underived note the -nah, compare with 8 above C. H. Merriam 72-77, 60-457 0 1 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Dendroica petechia sĕ-hoo-choo (willow bird) (RV); so'-e-yu'-e-che (RM) 61:45 Yellowbird (Astragalinus) inheritance same phrase willow bird Merriam 61:77 0 1 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Dendroica petechia kah-nav'-ve 60-167 ʹkanaviʎ (from Cahuilla “to play, have fun”) Yellowbird, Astragalinus inheritance *kanavily Cupan Only in Cupeño, Cahuilla same derived ʹkanav-iʎ “play-nominalizer” “player, fun-haver” -7aʃ “pet” Possessive classifier -7aʃ wikikmal http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n155/mode/2up p. 167 no info 0 1 no info hunted All roasted, stewed, eggs eaten 0 0 North America; the relevant subspecies is west of Sierras and in deserts and Baja California in winter open country no
Central Sierra Miwok Dendroica petechia loo-too'-loo-te yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique From Merriam's “Tuolumne” list so same source as in Miss base reduplicated -ti diminutive Merriam 57:457 0 1 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Dendroica petechia ho-wo'-we-its ɂo'wawitsiɂitsI Yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique ɂowa “yellow” is UA same phrase ɂo'wa-witsiɂi-tsI yellow-bird-ABS Merriam 59:527 0 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Dendroica petechia chu'-ă-chuk Yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique reduplicated Merriam 55:11 0 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Comanche Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Dendroica petechia kah-nav'-vē 60-261 kaˈnaviʎ (?) Yellowbird (Astragalinus, Western Goldfinch) inheritance *kanavily Cupan only in Cupeño, Cahuilla same other complex kaˈnavi-ʎ (root may be derived) -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals mukikmal http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n251/mode/2up, p. 261 no info 0 1 songbirds eaten by Cahuilla, Luiseño so surely also by Cupeño no info hunted all roasted, stewed, eggs eaten 0 0 North America; the relevant subspecies is west of Sierras and in deserts and Baja California in winter open country no
Esselen Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Dendroica petechia pah'-har-ring-r che-u (=sunflower bird) pa:xariŋar ˈʧi:ja (?) Astragalinus semantic shift *paaxingi-sh Cupan plus Gabriellino Cupan *paaxingi-sh “red-winged blackbird”; I don't want to reconstruct Merriam's extra syllable. “Sunflower” probably a false etymology. If true should be pa7akaringish chi:ya and he should have heard the /k/ same phrase paˈʔa:xa:-r ʔa-ˈhi:-n ˈʧi:ja sunflower-npn its-possession-possessed (pd) bird (looks like “sunflower's bird”, but that should be paˈʔa:xa:r ʔa-ˈʔaʧe-n ˈʧi:ja, so maybe my guess here is wrong ʔaʧ “pet” possessive classifier for animals http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n415/mode/2up; p. 425 no info 0 1 all birds eaten (McC 116) no info hunted all roasted 0 0 North America; the relevant subspecies is west of Sierras and in deserts and Baja California in winter open country no
Iipay 'Aa Dendroica petechia mut'-tah-kwas Yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique Note Mojave sakuuqwaath same phrase met-ekwas X -is.yellow Merriam 55:175 0 1 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Dendroica petechia sumayamɨ-zi Canary unique broader (probably any bright yellow bird?) other complex sumayamɨ-zi canary-ABS (stem probably complex, no clues) Zigmond et al. 271 0 1 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Dendroica petechia ah-soo'-ve-ah witch'-e-tat 72-583, 60-11 ˈʔasuvia ˈwiʦitat (?) Yellowbird, Astragalinus unique same phrase probably a nonce form; no gloss for first element -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals wicitat http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n1/mode/2up, p. 11 no info 0 1 no decent info but everybody ate songbirds and eggs no info hunted all roasted, boiled, eggs eaten 0 0 North America; the relevant subspecies is west of Sierras and in deserts and Baja California in winter open country no
Lake Miwok Dendroica petechia kah-li-tsoo'-ke Yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique phrase must be, but can't find elements Merriam 57:521 0 1 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Maidu Dendroica petechia muk-ked'-de-wow'-we yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique phrase must be phrasal, but untranslatable Merriam 57:45 0 1 0 0 0 no
Mojave Dendroica petechia sakuuqwaath goldfinch unique Note 'Iipay Aa mut'-tah-kwas also with ekwas “yellow” same phrase sakah “grow feathers” - 'aqwaath”be yellow” Munro et al.1992 0 1 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Dendroica petechia chet'-tek yellowbird, Astragalinus unique underived Merriam 57:237 0 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Dendroica petechia wah'-ho ze'-wah oha hootseba Yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique Perhaps a calque same phrase Merriam 61:141 0 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Dendroica petechia sak:asaka- goldfinch, yellow warbler (Merriam has ken-noo'-le 57:427, loo-too'-lă-te 57:395 and glosses C's word as “oriole” for one variety, yellow warbler (Dendroica) for another)) unique Cognate with some words for “oriole” that I can't find! reduplicated Callaghan 1987 0 1 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Dendroica petechia hahi:ju- goldfinch unique underived Callaghan 1984 0 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Dendroica petechia Klam'-mah-yaht'til-taht Yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique Salinan A only not in M; phrase probably a phrase, untranslatable Merriam 55:375 0 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Dendroica petechia kŭ-too'-lik-kah, skah-to'-le-kah Yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique Salinan M only not in A phrase probably prhasal but translation impossible Merriam 55:375 0 1 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Serrano Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Dendroica petechia kan-now'-we-chet Yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique same phrase willow-bird? Merriam's Ki-vav-vit 61:363 0 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Dendroica petechia loo-too'-loo-te yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique From Merriam's “Tuolumne” list so same source as Mics base reduplicated -ti diminutive Merriam 57:457 0 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Dendroica petechia wicí-yagá-mi-tI gold-finch unique same derived bird-cry-NOM-NOM 'bird that cries' Givon 1979 0 1 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Tümpisa Shoshone Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Wappo Dendroica petechia hoo-we'-yu-kah tse-tsah yellowbird (Astragalinus tristis) unique phrase Merriam 52:573 0 1 0 0 0 no
Washo Dendroica petechia se-soo-dal-sats-e c'ác'im “green, yellow” yellowbird (Astragalinus) unique phrase Merriam 55:305 0 1 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Wintu Dendroica petechia č'arawah po7ilah American goldfinch (CHM te-le'-che 56:11, wol-was 56:105 McCloud) unique relative clause č'araw-ah “field-one.who.is.in” (Coyote); po7ilah “little” Schlichter 1981 0 There is a myth in which they are Coyote's children, hence their name (Schlichter 1981:38 1 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Dendroica petechia chin-chin'-ne Yellowbird (Astragalinus) (Wik) unique same reduplicated Merriam 58:365 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Dendroica petechia Towinits goldfinch unique Note Merriam's Tinlinne poo-too'-in, so may be Valley Yokuts;' Note Miss Towin:-aj- “mockingbird” same other complex Towo'ə “yellow tule pollen”, plus -in?? Gayton 1948(I):23 (Tachi) 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yuki Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no
Yuma Dendroica petechia missing missing missing 0 1 0 0 0 no