boa

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
boa; mantona (red-tailed boa); boa de altura
Meaning Portuguese
jiboia

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 family Boidae, subf. Boinae amang amaŋ inheritance Akawaio, Pemon See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa family Boidae, subf. Boinae dzoléema, pókoro dzoɺéema, pókoɻo inheritance Also pókoɻo uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Dâw family Boidae, subf. Boinae pas pôòg paʃ pôg unique missing See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano family Boidae, subf. Boinae pĩru pĩru, pĩ'rṹ inheritance East Tukanoan Most ET languages have same root for boa and anaconda uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Guayabero family Boidae, subf. Boinae hombói hombói unknown formed from 'snake'; but cf. Piapoco umawali same term - anaconda and boa compound See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Rebecca Khorram, Aimee Lawrence, Amanda Meeks
Waorani family Boidae, subf. Boinae obe unique compare Aguaruna wapú uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Hup family Boidae, subf. Boinae doubtful loan cf. Pume po, TG jiboja underived unusual tone pattern - rising tone not usually found in V-final words See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Pattie Epps
Macaguan family Boidae, subf. Boinae jomoéy homoéj unknown formed from 'snake'; but cf. Piapoco umawali from 'snake' uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Makushi family Boidae, subf. Boinae aman (SM) aman (SM) inheritance Unknown (Akawaio, Mapoyo, Pemon) Possible loan into Quichua: amaru See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross
Nheengatu family Boidae, subf. Boinae jibuya (ji=machado, buya=cobra) jibuya murutinga (white boa) ʒobóia (ʒi=machado, buya=cobra), ʒobóia murutiŋga (white boa) inheritance Proto-Tupi-Guarani Reconstructed PTG Mello 2000 Compound (ji=axe, buya=snake) See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Ninam family Boidae, subf. Boinae hetIk, ~arearem@k (gom) hetɯk, ~arearemək (gom) inheritance also ~arearemək uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Pemon family Boidae, subf. Boinae wi (A1981); amang (E1980) wi (A1981); amaŋ (E1980) inheritance Akawaio, Pemon Possible loan into Quichua: amaru. Also wi (Armellada & Gutiérrez); cognate with 'anaconda' in other lgs See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Resígaro family Boidae, subf. Boinae patsoβiíté (Seifart2011) patsoβiíté unknown missing See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Sikuani family Boidae, subf. Boinae homowáːbi; cororo, túnunu (rk83); kasururu (3) (Epicrates cenchria maurus) homowáːbi doubtful loan; loan direction unknown formed from 'snake'; but cf. Piapoco umawali; Saliva tunana dopa also túnunu (rk83); kasururu (3) (Epicrates cenchria maurus) uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Tukano family Boidae, subf. Boinae wesé-ko'tero wesé-ko'tero unique relative clause one who waits in the manioc field' See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Kotiria family Boidae, subf. Boinae pinono (Waltz) pinono (Waltz), pĩ'dõ-dõ (H&R) inheritance East Tukanoan Most ET languages have same root for boa and anaconda. Also akaɾiɾo (Waltz) uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Yanomami family Boidae, subf. Boinae hetu këkɨ, hokoto këkɨ hetu kəkɨ (hetu= sky, above; keki = nom. class.), hokoto kəkɨ ( ,kəkɨ is a nominal classifier specifying that things are of the same species) inheritance hetu= sky, above; keki = nom. class.); also hokoto kəkɨ underived N+CLF kəkɨ is a nominal classifier specifying that things are of the same species See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Yukuna family Boidae, subf. Boinae jewé hewé unknown uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Piapoco family Boidae, subf. Boinae yorohua (rk83) [see Cuiva?] See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari family Boidae, subf. Boinae púkuru púkuɾu See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Warekena family Boidae, subf. Boinae tsuɺema tsuɺema See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Paresi family Boidae, subf. Boinae wazalitaona wazalitauna unknown See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Bora family Boidae, subf. Boinae téétéjɨ, bóóa (FS) tʰéétʰéxɨ, póóa doubtful loan, direction unknown Ticuna tututʃí See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Muinane family Boidae, subf. Boinae búua, ígáiba (W97) búua, ígáiba See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Wayana family Boidae, subf. Boinae walamali walamali loan Arawak; cf. anaconda umawali See Language page PLE
Makiritare family Boidae, subf. Boinae monse (KH) monse (KH) doubtful loan cf. Arawak *maʔnu forms See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Mapoyo family Boidae, subf. Boinae amanta amanta See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Wai Wai family Boidae, subf. Boinae fotwoymo (SM) fotwoymo (SM) unknown See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Cuiva family Boidae, subf. Boinae yorohua (rk83) homowábi See Language page Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Cofán family Boidae, subf. Boinae canjansi (same as anaconda) kãhansi See Language page phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Tikuna family Boidae, subf. Boinae tututchí (Alv44) tututʃí doubtful loan, direction unknown Bora tʰéétʰéxɨ See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett, PLE
Andoke family Boidae, subf. Boinae akspǝ(üh) (RW52) unique See Language page Kelsey Neely, PLE
Pumé family Boidae, subf. Boinae po (Lin97) See Language page Paulina Franco, PLE
Ashuar family Boidae, subf. Boinae pangkí, yakuma pangkí (redish boa), paŋki, jakuma paŋki See Language page Daniel Valle
Huambisa family Boidae, subf. Boinae shukuim ʃukuim See Language page Daniel Valle
Aguaruna family Boidae, subf. Boinae wapú wapú unknown See Language page Daniel Valle
Matses family Boidae, subf. Boinae chouishquidapa, uampanmës tʃouiʃkidapa, uampanmɨs unknown See Language page Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Chácobo family Boidae, subf. Boinae hɨnɨ-rono (specifically a water boa) hɨnɨ-rono (specifically a water boa) unknown See Language page Joyce McCormick
Yagua family Boidae, subf. Boinae mucomu jicha mukomu xitʃa unknown See Language page Daniel Valle
Southern Pastaza Quechua family Boidae, subf. Boinae cutu yacumana (cutu= coto mono; yacumana=boa) kutu jakumama See Language page Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua family Boidae, subf. Boinae amaru, atacapi amaɾu, atacapi See Language page Daniel Valle
Piaroa family Boidae, subf. Boinae ca'rúra' saɁrúraɁ unique See Language page Paulina Franco, Becky Walker
Sáliva family Boidae, subf. Boinae tunana dopa tunana dopa loan, direction unknown Sikuani túnunu See Language page Becky Walker
Barasano family Boidae, subf. Boinae hĩdõ hĩdõ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Carapana family Boidae, subf. Boinae piño piɲɔ̃ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Makuna family Boidae, subf. Boinae jĩno xĩno, hĩdõ inheritance See Language page Amanda Meeks
Yuruti family Boidae, subf. Boinae pĩdõ pĩdõ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Waikhana family Boidae, subf. Boinae pĩ'dõ-dõ pĩ'dõ-dõ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Siriano family Boidae, subf. Boinae pĩ'rṹ pĩ'rṹ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Tanimuca family Boidae, subf. Boinae ã'jã-pakia-'ka ã'jã-pakia-'ka doubtful loan Ashuar pangkí See Language page Kelsey Neely, Aimee Lawrence
Tuyuka family Boidae, subf. Boinae pĩ'dṍ pĩ'dṍ See Language page D. Jagannathan, Paulina Franco, Ana Paula B.
Waimaja family Boidae, subf. Boinae pĩ́'dṍ pĩ́'dṍ See Language page Kelsey Neely
Koreguaje family Boidae, subf. Boinae ãkue aña ãkhue aɲa, 'okʰo 'aɲa unique See Language page Daniel Valle
Siona family Boidae, subf. Boinae ã'jã pɨ'kɨ ã'jã pɨ'kɨ unique See Language page Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Secoya family Boidae, subf. Boinae mañumi (esp.) ʻmãjõmĩ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Kokama family Boidae, subf. Boinae muiwatsu muiwatsu inheritance snake-big' See Language page Zach Burnett, Daniel Valle
Wayampi family Boidae, subf. Boinae yuwɔy (G89) juwɔj (G89) inheritance? See Language page PLE
Sirionó family Boidae, subf. Boinae mbeɨ chusu (P85) mbeɨ tʃusu inheritance? snake-big' See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Ocaina family Boidae, subf. Boinae toxóóhyo toxóóʔjo unique See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Murui Witoto family Boidae, subf. Boinae nocaìo nokaìo (B83) unique See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito family Boidae, subf. Boinae ijacuúja (Boa constrictor constrictor; MC: Lit: 'tigrillo de la altura'); jaáyɨ (mantona, boa de altura, especie de boa que vive en huecoe en la tierra de las lomas) ihakuúha (Boa constrictor constrictor; MC: Lit: 'tigrillo de la altura'); haájɨ (mantona, boa de altura, especie de boa ke vive en huecoe en la tierra de las lomas) unique See Language page Cjnthia Hansen
Záparo family Boidae, subf. Boinae saw+raw sawɨraw See Language page Becky Walker
Wari family Boidae, subf. Boinae haryp-ʔemʔ (Sousa2009) harɨp-ʔemʔ (Sousa2009) See Language page PLE
Central Aymara family Boidae, subf. Boinae jach'a katari, churisik'i (P04) xach'a katari, tʃurisik'i (P04) See Language page PLE
Kwazá family Boidae, subf. Boinae takwa narẽtxa takwa narẽtxa See Language page Joyce McCormick
Movima family Boidae, subf. Boinae huaibushua (J62) xuaibuʃua See Language page Anissa Capuccino, Becky Walker
Djeoromitxi family Boidae, subf. Boinae neru neru See Language page PLE