honeybee

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

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
Akawaio Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis teuzang tɛʊzaŋ unknown Akawaio, Pemon shared Pemon See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis máapa máapa inheritance Proto-Arawak (North and South) uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Carijona Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis arama (M2000) arama (M2000) inheritance Unknown Similar forms attested Eñepa-Carijona See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Cubeo Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mumidʉ (honey bee, genral term), biarocʉ, jivemumidʉ, mumiboridʉ, mumijuaridʉ, mumiñeminidʉ, vácoemabo. mumidʉ (honey bee, genral term), bialokʉ, hivɛmumidʉ, mumibolidʉ, mumihualidʉ, mumiñɛminidʉ, vákoɛmabo, bũ'bĩ́-dɨ (H&R) inheritance East Tukanoan Also ãlalabɔ, kãinɛ́bɔ (carpenter), bialɔkʉ, ɣivɛmumidʉ, mumibɔlidʉ, mumiɣualidʉ, mumiñɛminidʉ, vákɔɛmabɔ uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Dâw Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis nẽèg õòw næ̃̂g ʔɔ̃̂w inheritance underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis momemʉ momemɯ, bõ'bẽ́-bɨ̃ (H&R) inheritance East Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Eñepa Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis akamo akamo unknown Unknown Similar forms attested Eñepa-Carijona See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross
Guayabero Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis ban-t ban-t, hɨa-t inheritance uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Rebecca Khorram, Aimee Lawrence, Amanda Meeks
Hodï Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis bãilã (preceded by specific species word) (Zent 02a) bãilã ai unique cf. culu'ma (Guarisma & Coppens) uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Waorani Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis gẽyĩ dẽ bã-dã-di unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Hup Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis næ̃ŋ ʔã́w næ̃ŋ ʔã́w inheritance compound honey-insect See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Pattie Epps
Kakua Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis belǔ bèlu unique underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Katherine Bolaños
Macaguan Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis toniát toniát unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Makushi Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis wáŋ wáŋ inheritance Northern Carib? See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross
Nheengatu Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis iramayã, yandaira, pirayaira, irucu iramajã, jandaira, pirajaira, irucu inheritance Proto-Tupi-Guarani Mello 2003 reconstructs 'ira'. Also: yandaira, pirayaira, irucu ira' = honey, bee Compound ira 'honey/bee' mãjã 'mother' See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Ninam Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis himoto (EM72) himoto inheritance uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Nukak Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis ʔԑwe4 unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no
Maihiki Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis oa aguɨ, agudo aguɨ (Spanish loan) oa agɨ, oa, agudo agɨ inheritance West Tukanoan Also agudo (Spanish loan) uncoded agɨ agɨ = masculine animate See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Daniel Valle
Pemon Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis wan (A1981); töuusang (E1980); tousanyun (M2000) wan (A1981); töusaŋ (E1980); tousaŋ'jun (M2000) inheritance Akawaio, Pemon Also wan (A1981) See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Resígaro Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mápú, maápú mápú, maápú inheritance Proto-Arawak (North and South) uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Sanumá Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis himoto (EM72) himoto inheritance uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Sikuani Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis manü (2) (generic), awiripumujani (246), banamanü (24), jubümanü (24), kanawasi (1), kekere (3), makuwai (1), manakafiafia (14), maniju (2) awíripúmujáni, bánamánü inheritance also awíripúmujáni, bánamánü uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Tariana Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis má:pa má:pa inheritance Proto-Arawak (North and South) uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Tukano Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mumiâwɨ̃, mumîkɨ̃, mumɨ̂ -bɨkɨ mumiâwɨ̃, mumîkɨ̃, mumɨ̂ -bɨkɨ, bũbĩã́-wɨ̃ (H&R) inheritance East Tukanoan Also mumîkɨ̃, mumɨã -bɨkɨ, uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Kotiria Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis miquinairo (Waltz) mikinaiɾo (Waltz), bĩkĩdã-iro (H&R) unique shared Piratapuyo Shared with Piratapuyo uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Wapishana Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis maˀbaˀdarɨ maˀbaˀdarɨ inheritance Proto-Arawak See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Yanomam Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis himoto himoto inheritance uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Yanomami Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis himoto, ahamɨ, akosho, amɨ kë hu, bahari, puu na (EM72) himoto, ahamɨ, akosho, amɨ kë hu, bahari, puu na (EM72) inheritance see also ahamɨ (bittersweet honey)(JL75), akoʃo (sweet, abundant honey)(JL75), amɨ kə hu (sweet honey)(JL75), bahaɾi (JL75); na = CLF "ant, stinging insect/plant" underived N+CLF na = CLF "ant, stinging insect/plant" (Ramirez 94) See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Yukuna Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mápa, munumunú 'abeja de mel' mápa, munumunú 'abeja de mel' inheritance Proto-Arawak (North and South) Also munumunú 'honey bee'; compare Sikuani bánamánü uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Yuhup Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis hĩ̌h hĩ̌h inheritance underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Achagua Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis máaba má:ba inheritance See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Piapoco Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis má(a)ba má(a)ba See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis máapa máapa See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Warekena Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mápa mápa See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Yavitero Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis maha maha See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Bare Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mába mába See Language page Ana Paula B.
Mandawaka Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis má:ha má:ha See Language page Ana Paula B.
Paresi Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mahahono mahahuno inheritance See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Baure Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis yomo'ep jomo'ep unknown See Language page Anissa Capuccino
Waurá Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis ikitʸunu; tʸulu-tʸulu ikitʸunu; tʸulu-tʸulu unknown See Language page Joyce McCormick, PLE
Bora Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis íímḯʔóexpʰi, téʔtsʰipa íímɯ́ʔóɛxpʰi, tέʔtsʰipa unique See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Muinane Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis nɨ́ɨ́bɨri, mɨ́ɨbɨriʔɨ (cf. Tukano??) nɨ́ɨ́bɨri, mɨ́ɨbɨriʔɨ See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Apalai Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis ano ano inheritance See Language page Rebekah L. Evans
Wayana Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis wan wan inheritance See Language page PLE
Tiriyó Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis arama arama inheritance See Language page Becky Walker
Makiritare Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis wannə (IDS); wannö (KH) wannə inheritance See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Mapoyo Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis waanë waanɛ See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Wai Wai Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis weenu weenu inheritance See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Waimiri Atroari Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis panana; var. manana panana; var. manana See Language page Melody Ann Ross, PLE
Yukpa Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis apúchare mɨ̃káma (‘large, yellow species, H&R) See Language page Phon only in source Ana Paula B., Melody Ann Ross, Aimee Lawrence
Muisca Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis busuapquame βusuapkuame See Language page Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Northern Emberá Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis kĩĩmí kĩ:mí; kʰimí (H&R) See Language page Jonathan Quintanilla, PLE
Cofán Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis fancon, tuño nasi (honeybee) tɯɲo nasi See Language page phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Candoshi-Shapra Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis biibi mpiimpi doubtful loan Arawak mapa See Language page Daniel Valle
Taushiro Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis u´tantan (in plural) uʔtantan See Language page Daniel Valle
Páez Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis capixsá kapiʃa; ʃiʔdʲ, tʃiʔdʲ (H&R) See Language page Daniel Valle
Tikuna Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis béruré (Alv44) béruré unique See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett, PLE
Urarina Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis kokoḍzi kokotʃi unique See Language page Daniel Valle, PLE
Camsa Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis txowána txowána See Language page Daniel Valle
Andoke Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis adubusə̃kə̃, tomiñṍda, menɒ̃dəʌkə̃ adubuçə̃kə̃, tomiñṍda, menɒ̃dəʌkə̃ unique See Language page Kelsey Neely, PLE
Pumé Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis See Language page Paulina Franco, PLE
Puinave Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis am am, dəm (H&R) unique See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett
Warao Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis ɾahi (kind of bee) rahi (kind of bee) See Language page John Blaha
Ashuar Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis wapás, yapás, chími (small bee), murúsh (black bee), masúat (bee to extract oil) wapas, japas, ʧimi, muruʃ, masuat See Language page Daniel Valle
Huambisa Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis napa napa See Language page Daniel Valle
Aguaruna Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis dápa dápa doubtful loan (into protolg?) Arawak; cf. Kokama, Candoshi See Language page Daniel Valle
Matses Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis samunabiecquid [honey] samunabiekkid [honey] unknown See Language page Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Chácobo Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis šara; βina šara; βina inheritance See Language page Joyce McCormick
Yagua Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis jutu xũtũ unique See Language page Daniel Valle
Southern Pastaza Quechua Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis sisimba sisimba See Language page Daniel Valle
Ingá Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis abijun (Spanish loan) abix (H&R) See Language page Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis ayaspa (Spanish loan?) ajaspa See Language page Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis wayrunqu (CP94) wajrunqu See Language page Daniel Valle, PLE
Piaroa Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis ma'yáhtɨh, ma'yá' maɁjáhtɨh, maɁjáɁ unknown See Language page Paulina Franco, Becky Walker
Sáliva Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis muĩgodi muĩgodi unknown See Language page Becky Walker
Barasano Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis beroa-bɨ̃ beroa-bɨ̃ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Carapana Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis momia (honey-making), beroa, bero'a-bɨ̃ (H&R) m̃ɔma, bɛɾɔa; bero'a-bɨ̃ (H&R), beroamʉ (FS) See Language page Amanda Meeks
Makuna Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mumidʉ, beroamʉ mumidɨ, beɾoamɨ, beroabɨkɨ (H&R) inheritance See Language page Amanda Meeks
Yuruti Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis bõõbĩã-wɨ̃ bõõbĩã-wɨ̃ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Waikhana Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis u'bĩkɨ̃dɨ̃ u'bĩkɨ̃dɨ̃ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Siriano Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis beeroámʉ beeɾoámɨ, wã'rã́rĩ́ (H&R) See Language page Amanda Meeks
Tanimuca Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis bã'pã 'ka bã'pã 'ka loan Arawak mapa See Language page Kelsey Neely, Aimee Lawrence
Tatuyo Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis bé'ró'á-bɨ̃ bé'ró'á-bɨ̃ See Language page Emily Buell, Paulina Franco
Tuyuka Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis bũ'bĩã-wɨ̃; bũ'bĩã bũʔbĩã-wɨ̃; bũʔbĩã See Language page D. Jagannathan, Paulina Franco, Ana Paula B.
Waimaja Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis utiámɨ̃̀ utiámɨ̃̀ See Language page Kelsey Neely
Koreguaje Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis o'a oʔa inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle
Siona Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis bain o'a bain oʔa inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Secoya Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mejaë (make honey), a'ëpë (large), huea o'a, jetu majë, ñaco mia (small), ñamero, o'a (black, small), pai o'a, quëyë o'a (grande de sudor) oʔ'a See Language page Amanda Meeks
Karitiana Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis eet, esõmõra, õn eet, esõmõɾa, õn unknown See Language page Daniel Valle
Kokama Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mapa mapa loan Arawak See Language page Zach Burnett, Daniel Valle
Wayampi Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis ɛila-lu ɛila-lu inheritance See Language page PLE
Sirionó Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis iraonu iraonu inheritance See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Kamayurá Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis nuˀujeit (M2000) nuˀujeit (M2000) unique See Language page Rebekah L. Evans
Ocaina Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis dyohúúraco dʲoʔɯ́ɯ́rako inheritance See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Nɨpode Witoto Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis hiráŋo hiráŋo See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz
Minica Witoto Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis hiráŋo hiráŋo See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz
Murui Witoto Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis hirakïño hirakɯɲo inheritance See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis ihuaána (for various honey bees) iwaána (for various honey bees) inheritance See Language page Cjnthia Hansen
Záparo Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis kar+ruana karɨruana See Language page Becky Walker
Wari Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis wiwiran (Sousa2009) wiwiran (Sousa2009) See Language page PLE
Ese Ejja/Huarayo Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis wini wini See Language page Joyce McCormick
Cavineña Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis hino; atata-waha (G71) (waha means "honey") hino; atata-waha (G71) See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Central Aymara Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis tamuraya wayrunḳu See Language page PLE
Kwazá Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis duri, -nãko, xɛdyxu, enãko, etajanãko, wã, jẽjẽkydy (these are the names of various species of bee) duri, -nãko, xɛdyxu, enãko, etajanãko, wã, jẽjẽkydy (these are the names of various species of bee) See Language page Joyce McCormick
Movima Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis čuiɗi tʃuiɗi See Language page Anissa Capuccino, Becky Walker
Trumai Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis aus ao aus ao See Language page Rebekah L. Evans, PLE
Kaingang Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mỹg mə̃ŋ See Language page PLE
Suyá Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis mbɛni mbɛni See Language page Rebekah Evans
Djeoromitxi Apis mellifera; Tetragonisca angustula; Trigona amazonensis tuiri, itõ, ne tuiri, itõ, ne See Language page PLE