giant otter

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
Lobo Grande de Río, nutria gigante, lutria
Meaning Portuguese
ariranha

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 Pteronura brasiliensis mabaruuwa (Lutra macrodus) mabaruwa Lutra macrodus; 'water dog' inheritance Akawaio, Pemon See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa Pteronura brasiliensis ñeewi ɲeewi inheritance North Arawak uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Carijona Pteronura brasiliensis saro (SM); yavi (R95) sa’ro (‘otter’, H&R) inheritance Northern Carib? (attested Carijona, Yukpa, Eñepa) Rodriguez 1995 has yavi (under 'small otter' in Meira notes); see also sa’ro (‘otter’, H&R) See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Cubeo Pteronura brasiliensis jiaðavi hiaðavi unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Dâw Pteronura brasiliensis ‘yoók [lontra/ariranha] j’ɔ̌k missing missing See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano Pteronura brasiliensis dí'á-jõrã dí'á-jõrã inheritance East Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Eñepa Pteronura brasiliensis saruna (MM) saruna (MM) inheritance Northern Carib? (attested Carijona, Yukpa, Eñepa) See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross
Guayabero Pteronura brasiliensis bohléw bohléw, tʃarmáʔ inheritance uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Rebecca Khorram, Aimee Lawrence, Amanda Meeks
Hup Pteronura brasiliensis yɔ́k jɔ́k inheritance underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Pattie Epps
Kakua Pteronura brasiliensis hiw-pâ hiw-pâ unknown jaguar-? compound See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Katherine Bolaños
Macaguan Pteronura brasiliensis bóni bóni inheritance uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Nheengatu Pteronura brasiliensis yawakaká jawakaká (jawara = carnivor, kaka = ?) unknown No info See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Ninam Pteronura brasiliensis hIri / hIrI(gom) hɯɾi / hɯɾɯ(gom) unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Pemon Pteronura brasiliensis aparuuwa (Lutra macrodus) (E1980) aparuwa (E1980) Lutra macrodus (but this is apparently incorrect; an old name for Asian otter) inheritance Akawaio, Pemon No info See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Sanumá Pteronura brasiliensis hadamɨ hadamɨ missing missing See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Sikuani Pteronura brasiliensis matsiruli (Lutra)(Arawak borrowing), menetsamui (1) loan Piapoco Piapoco matʃé:ɾuli 'Giant otter' uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Tariana Pteronura brasiliensis pidú pidú semantic shift In some other Central North Arawak languages this means 'Neotropical otter' (could be due to poor data) uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Tukano Pteronura brasiliensis diâ-yo'o diájo, diâ-jo'o inheritance East Tukanoan phrase river-? See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Kotiria Pteronura brasiliensis agã (Waltz) di'ejoʔo, agã (Waltz) unique Also di'ejoʔo uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Yanomami Pteronura brasiliensis hetehia hetehia unique underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Yukuna Pteronura brasiliensis iñewi, jiñewi iɲewi, hiɲewi inheritance North Arawak uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Achagua Pteronura brasiliensis jéewi (R01) jéewi (R01) See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Piapoco Pteronura brasiliensis yéewi jé:wi See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari Pteronura brasiliensis jéewi jéewi See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Warekena Pteronura brasiliensis néwi (R01) néwi (R01) See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Yavitero Pteronura brasiliensis néwi néwi See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Mandawaka Pteronura brasiliensis inéwi inéwi See Language page Ana Paula B.
Paresi Pteronura brasiliensis i'nyai i'njai See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Waurá Pteronura brasiliensis e'weʂe (Mori2005) e'wese (Mori2005) See Language page Joyce McCormick, PLE
Muinane Pteronura brasiliensis bumóomo (R95) bumóomo (R95) See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Wayana Pteronura brasiliensis awawa awawa See Language page PLE
Tiriyó Pteronura brasiliensis jawi jawi See Language page Becky Walker
Makiritare Pteronura brasiliensis ña:ñudi (KH) ɲa:ɲudi unique See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Wai Wai Pteronura brasiliensis wayawaya (SM) wayawaya (SM) See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Yukpa Pteronura brasiliensis petara petara See Language page Phon only in source Ana Paula B., Melody Ann Ross, Aimee Lawrence
Cofán Pteronura brasiliensis choni (gen. otter) tʃoni See Language page phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Tikuna Pteronura brasiliensis tchó-ratchí (Alv44) tʃóʔratʃí See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett, PLE
Camsa Pteronura brasiliensis salado-bé(‘otter’) salado-bé(‘otter’) See Language page Daniel Valle
Puinave Pteronura brasiliensis yéu, yeó (R95) See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett
Matses Pteronura brasiliensis onina onina See Language page Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Yagua Pteronura brasiliensis jãnibyi xãnibji See Language page Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua Pteronura brasiliensis yacu puma (yacu=river, puma=puma) jaku puma See Language page Daniel Valle
Piaroa Pteronura brasiliensis täu (R95) tæu (R95) See Language page Paulina Franco, Becky Walker
Barasano Pteronura brasiliensis tĩbĩ; majájesaʉ (R95) tĩbĩ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Carapana Pteronura brasiliensis ria tĩmi ɾia tĩmĩ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Makuna Pteronura brasiliensis tĩmi tĩbĩ, tĩmi See Language page Amanda Meeks
Yuruti Pteronura brasiliensis día-tɨ̃bɨ̃ día-tɨ̃bɨ̃ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Waikhana Pteronura brasiliensis di'ejoʔo di'ejoʔo See Language page Amanda Meeks
Tanimuca Pteronura brasiliensis ria-'jaʔ'u-a ria-'jaʔ'u-a See Language page Kelsey Neely, Aimee Lawrence
Tatuyo Pteronura brasiliensis ria 'jóo ria 'jóo See Language page Emily Buell, Paulina Franco
Tuyuka Pteronura brasiliensis día-tĩbĩ día-tĩbĩ See Language page D. Jagannathan, Paulina Franco, Ana Paula B.
Waimaja Pteronura brasiliensis díadžò díadʒò See Language page Kelsey Neely
Siona Pteronura brasiliensis kʷah˜e yaʔo (R95) kʷah˜e jaʔo (R95) See Language page Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Secoya Pteronura brasiliensis je'huaë kʷahĩjaʔo See Language page Amanda Meeks
Wayampi Pteronura brasiliensis yawakaka ('jaguar-?'), alalayawa ('macaw-jaguar') jawakaka ('jaguar-?'), alalajawa ('macaw-jaguar') See Language page PLE
Ocaina Pteronura brasiliensis uhsoroxonko (R95) See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Iquito Pteronura brasiliensis canási kanási See Language page Cjnthia Hansen
Wari Pteronura brasiliensis kawaja (Sousa2009) kawaja (Sousa2009) See Language page PLE
Cavineña Pteronura brasiliensis kwecara (G71) kwecara (G71) See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Kwazá Pteronura brasiliensis mãtete txihỹte (generic otter) mãtete txihỹte (generic otter) See Language page Joyce McCormick
Kaingang Pteronura brasiliensis grer gɾeɾ See Language page PLE
Suyá Pteronura brasiliensis nečí nečí See Language page Rebekah Evans
Djeoromitxi Pteronura brasiliensis waure waure See Language page PLE