bighorn sheep

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
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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 Ovis canadensis le-wā'-sip Bighorn sheep loan Yokuts Yowlumne lew-ā'-sip; le-wā'-sip (ultimately from Chumash “seal”, in Tubatulabal for mythical water monster) WW %lewasip same underived C. H. Merriam 72-77, 60-451 2 1 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Ovis canadensis wasy”-pin mountain sheep, game animals unique Central Numic From “kill several” -- not similarity with %lewasip, though broader (can label other large game) derived kill-ed (with -pɨ Crapo 1976:175 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Ovis canadensis páʔat ˈpaʔat mountain sheep inheritance *paʔaC- Northern Uto-Aztecan S204 (Stubbs 2009:67); may be a Proto-Kiowa-tanoan loan into Proto NUA same other complex pa7a-t -7aʃ "pet" animal is -7ash; the meat is with a meat classifier, usually -sex7a “cooked item” or -wa7 “roasted item” (Seiler 1977:304-5) suqtam “game” (literally, deer-plural) Seiler & Hioki 1979:145 no info 2 1 hunting rules uncertain, but these are very hard to hunt no info hunted Men boiled, roasted 0 0 I'll bet horn sets were traded Western North America Steep slopes no
Central Sierra Miwok Ovis canadensis wangì:- mountain sheep unique Sierra Miwokan only In Miss underived Freeland & Broadbent 1960 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Ovis canadensis nágA Bighorn (Ovis) semantic shift *nakV “meat” Proto-Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1392 (1008:209) same underived Harrington Chemehuevi Noun List 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Ovis canadensis missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Ovis canadensis ʔal-ʃɨ-Vn > ʔalʃɨhɨn “the cliff-climber” mountain goat inheritance relative clause 7al- agentive Applegate 211 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Ovis canadensis tšopoX'o7o borrego, said to be domestic, not wild sheep, but NOT a Spanish loan; wild sheep not known unique phrase elements unanalyzable JPH III:1:233 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Ovis canadensis al-lix'mah 1932 bighorn sheep unique other complex 7al- Merriam 55:37 V 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Ovis canadensis mu łyayák bighorn sheep inheritance *?-mu(w) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:80, 91 (has increment) WW %mo: same phrase sheep that.which.is.wild (a nice marking reversal) Crawford 1989 2 1 0 0 0 no
Comanche Ovis canadensis missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Ovis canadensis pa'at ˈpaʔat mountain sheep inheritance *paʔaC- Northern Uto-Aztecan S204 (Stubbs 2009:67); may be a Proto-Kiowa-tanoan loan into Proto NUA same other complex ˈpaʔa-t bighorn-npn -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Hill & Nolasquez 1973:167 no info 2 1 no info hunted men no info 0 0 western North America steep slopes, cliffs no
Esselen Ovis canadensis missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Ovis canadensis pa:'at ˈpa:ʔat mountain sheep inheritance *paʔaC- Northern Uto-Aztecan S204 (Stubbs 2009:67); may be a Proto-Kiowa-tanoan loan into Proto NUA same other complex ˈpa:ʔa-t bighorn-npn -ʔaʧ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Harrington 080, 603 no info 2 1 McC p. 116 no info hunted men roasted 0 0 Western North America steep slopes, cliffs no
Iipay 'Aa Ovis canadensis ɂemuu wild sheep inheritance *?-mu(w) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:80, 91 WW %mo: same underived Couro & Hutcheson 1973 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Ovis canadensis nagi bighorn sheep semantic shift *nakV “meat” Proto-Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1392 (2008:209); “sheep” throughout S. Numic same underived Zigmond et al. 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Ovis canadensis ?+muw Mountain sheep, domestic sheep, Orion's Sword inheritance *?-mu(w) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:80, 91 for P-Y WW %mo: broader (includes all kinds of sheep) other complex ? dummy.nominal.element +sheep Mixco 1985 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Ovis canadensis paʔt ˈpaʔt mountain sheep inheritance *paʔaC- Northern Uto-Aztecan S204 (Stubbs 2009:67); may be a Proto-Kiowa-tanoan loan into Proto NUA same other complex ˈpaʔ-t bighorn-npn (perhaps a loan into PNUA from Proto-Kiowa-Tanoan) -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals Anderton 1988:462 no info 2 1 no info hunted men roasted, boiled 0 0 Western North America steep slopes, cliffs no
Lake Miwok Ovis canadensis léep; hah-loo imitation of a large mythical game animal; bighorn sheep loan Miwokan unknown Mip hah-loo- “antelope” WW %lewasip underived Callaghan 1965; Merriam 57:515 2 1 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Ovis canadensis páa'at ʹpa:Ɂat mountain sheep inheritance *paʔaC- Northern Uto-Aztecan S204 (Stubbs 2009:67); may be a Proto-Kiowa-tanoan loan into Proto NUA same other complex ʹpa:Ɂa-t bighorn-non.possessed.noun tó'wiyam “wild animals, principally edible meat animals” ; the sixth stage of Creation (Harrington 1978:116) Elliott 1999:660 no info 2 In a Season Song for Nemoyil, “North the bighorn bears its young” (Kroeber 1925:658) 1 no hunted men roasted on coals or in earth oven, meat could be ground and stored, rarely boiled 0 0 Western North America steep slopes, cliffs no
Maidu Ovis canadensis awm'-sā-mim bighorn unique other complex -im suffix Merriam 57:37 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mojave Ovis canadensis ɂamo mountain sheep; part of the constellation Orion inheritance *?-mu(w) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:80, 91 ; Yuma 7amo/ Halpern 1:30 WW %mo: same underived Munro et al.1992 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Ovis canadensis missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Ovis canadensis wah-tā-kah bighorn unique underived Merriam 57:229 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Ovis canadensis koepa Bighorn (Ovis) unique same underived Yerington Dictionary 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Ovis canadensis che'-wo bighorn (used for all sheep) loan Spanish Spanish chivo “goat” underived Merriam 57:307 2 1 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Ovis canadensis missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Ovis canadensis lă-wā'-sit Bighorn loan Yokuts Note similar forms as far east as Tub le:wshe:p “female spirit, perhaps otter”; Yowlumne lew-ā'-sip; le-wā'-sip; Yowlumne lew-ā'-sip; le-wā'-sip; Nim-Yokuts diwècip (Yawdanchi form) WW %lewasip underived must be etymologically complex if not a loan Merriam 65:367 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Ovis canadensis lă-wā'-sit Bighorn loan unknown Note similar forms as far east as Tub le:wshe:p “female spirit, perhaps otter”; Yowlumne lew-ā'-sip; le-wā'-sip; WW %lewasip underived Merriam 55:367 2 1 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Ovis canadensis mojet bighorn sheep loan Cocopa? Yuman *?-mu(w) “bighorn sheep” WW %mo: same underived Comcaac Dictionary 447 2 1 0 0 0 no
Serrano Ovis canadensis pa:7t mountain sheep inheritance *pa7aC- Northern Uto-Aztecan S204 (Stubbs 2009:67); may be a Proto-Kiowa-Tanoan loan into PNUA other complex -t NPN KCHill ms 2001:41 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Ovis canadensis nagA Bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) semantic shift *nakV “meat” Proto-Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1392 (2008:209) same underived Sapir 1930:581 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Ovis canadensis wan'-he; wahn'-he bighorn inheritance Sierra Miwokan only In Mics; could this be a Numic loan??? underived Merriam 57:451 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Ovis canadensis nagá-cI bighorn (sheep) semantic shift *nakV “meat” Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1392 (2008:209) same other complex has -ci ABS Givon 1979 2 1 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Ovis canadensis pā'at pa:ˈʔat bighorn sheep, Ovis canadensis inheritance *paʔaC- Northern Uto-Aztecan S204 (Stubbs 2009:67); may be a Proto-Kiowa-tanoan loan into Proto NUA same other complex pa:ˈʔa-t bighorn-npn hill 2010:62 no info 2 1 no info hunted men roasted, diverse uses for skin, horn, etc. 0 0 Western North America steep slopes, cliffs no
Tümpisa Shoshone Ovis canadensis wasüppin bighorn, game, Orion's Belt constellation unique Central Numic only Fowler notes regular derivation from “kill” in Numic for bighorn same other complex wasü” “kill”, ppin CL pin Dayley 1989:379 2 1 0 0 0 no
Wappo Ovis canadensis missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Washo Ovis canadensis 7ó:gal bighorn unique underived Merriam 55:299; WPD 2 1 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Ovis canadensis ne-vav'-ve tŭ-hŭt “snow deer” nɨbabi tihitA Bighorn sheep unique neologism with PNUA form for “snow”, Numic word for “deer” same phrase Merriam 59:67 CHECK no info 2 1 no info hunted men no info 0 0 no
Wintu Ovis canadensis son too-rep so:n ture:p bighorn “rock antelope” unique phrase Merriam 56:67; 97 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Ovis canadensis ɂmú sheep inheritance *?-mu(w) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:80, 91 WW %mo: unknown Shaterian 1983 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Ovis canadensis missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Ovis canadensis diwècip mountain sheep inheritance Nim-Yokuts Note similar forms as far east as Tub le:wshe:p “female spirit, perhaps otter”; Yowlumne lew-ā'-sip; le-wā'-sip; Nim-Yokuts diwècip (Yawdanchi form); Salinan lă-wā'-sit WW %lewasip same underived complex form but may be a loan Kroeber 1907:198 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Ovis canadensis lew-ā'-sip; le-wā'-sip bighorn sheep inheritance Nim-Yokuts Probably a loan from somewhere; it's in Tubatulabal WW %lewasip same underived probably complex but unanalyzable given available materials Merriam 58:549 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuki Ovis canadensis missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuma Ovis canadensis 7amo Bighorn (Ovis) inheritance *?-mu(w) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:80, 91 WW %mo: unknown Merriam 61:451, Halpern 1:30 2 1 0 0 0 no