cará tuber, purple or white

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
camote, sachapapa
Meaning Portuguese
cará roxo, branco

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 Dioscorea sp. naböɪ naböɪ inheritance Akawaio, Pemon rel. to 'potato' terms? See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa Dioscorea sp. áaxi áaʃi unique Possibly old; see Warekena a:ʃi 'manioc' uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Carijona Dioscorea sp. nahíki (M2000) nahíki (M2000) inheritance rel. to 'potato' terms? See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Cubeo Dioscorea sp. yapica japika inheritance Same as 'sweet potato' Broader (also means 'sweet potato') uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Amanda Meeks
Dâw Dioscorea sp. ĩín ʔĩ̌n unique underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Eñepa Dioscorea sp. wanka (MM) wanka (MM) cará, yam, sweet potato inheritance Northern Carib? broader (cará, yam, sweet potato) See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Melody Ann Ross
Hodï Dioscorea sp. uli jwane (D. alata), jani jwane (D. trífida), ajtejta jwane (Dioscorea sp.) (Zent 08) unique uli jwane (D. alata), jani jwane (D. trífida), ajtejta jwane (Dioscorea sp.) (Zent 08) uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Amanda Meeks
Hup Dioscorea sp. j'ã ̌h ɟ'ã ̌h doubtful loan into protolanguage East Tukanoan compare e.g. Candoshi tʃámó underived See Language page 0 1 0 cultivated women boiled; mostly used as additive in beer 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Pattie Epps
Nheengatu Dioscorea sp. cará kará inheritance Proto-Tupi-Guarani Reconstructed PTG Mello 2000 underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Nukak Dioscorea sp. wekiri (P07) unique [loan or morph complex?] uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant
Maihiki Dioscorea sp. bajo ja baxõ xã unique uncoded xã xã (orth. ja) = inanimate See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Daniel Valle
Pemon Dioscorea sp. napöɪ (red; E80), prisaʔ (long/white; Pessoa2006) napöɪ (red; E80), prisaʔ (long/white; Pessoa2006) inheritance Akawaio, Pemon See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Resígaro Dioscorea sp. jáku jáku inheritance missing See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Ana Paula B.
Sikuani Dioscorea sp. eméri (Rivet 1948) missing missing See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Amanda Meeks
Tukano Dioscorea sp. ya'mû 'generic (there are other names for several species) ja'mû 'generic (there are other names for several species) inheritance Same as 'yam ' Broader (also means yam) uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Yanomam Dioscorea sp. kaxetema (dioscorea piperifolia, vine, not tuber WM99) kaʃetema (WM99) unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Kelsey Neely
Yanomami Dioscorea sp. ahë (D. trifida), karpiromɨ ahə (D. trifida), karpiromɨ inheritance underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Kelsey Neely
Yukuna Dioscorea sp. ɲaʔkú ɲaʔkú inheritance missing See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Yuhup Dioscorea sp. c'ãh cˀãh loan into protolanguage Unknown e.g. Candoshi tʃámó; doubtful underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings no plant Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Achagua Dioscorea sp. jáakui jáakui inheritance See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Piapoco Dioscorea sp. yàcui jàkui See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari Dioscorea sp. jáku jáku See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Paresi Dioscorea sp. ˈhaka kaholere (red), ˈhaka yomere (white) ˈhaka kaholere (red), ˈhaka jumere (white) inheritance See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Ana Paula B., PLE
Waurá Dioscorea sp. paka (R73) paka (R73) inheritance See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Joyce McCormick, PLE
Bora Dioscorea sp. cáátuú (=jenipap) kʰáátʰɯɯ́ (=jenipap) semantic shift? also means 'jenipap' See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Apalai Dioscorea sp. sãsawa sãsawa unique See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Rebekah L. Evans
Wayana Dioscorea sp. napëk napǝk inheritance rel. to 'potato' terms? See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant PLE
Wai Wai Dioscorea sp. naaΦi naaΦi See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Melody Ann Ross
Candoshi-Shapra Dioscorea sp. chámó tʃámó See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle
Taushiro Dioscorea sp. hae´u haɨʔu See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle
Urarina Dioscorea sp. iʨai itʃai See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle, PLE
Pumé Dioscorea sp. pará See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Paulina Franco, PLE
Ashuar Dioscorea sp. kengké kɯŋkɯ See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle
Huambisa Dioscorea sp. kegke kɨŋgkɨ See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle
Aguaruna Dioscorea sp. kégke kɨngkɨ See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle
Matses Dioscorea sp. bëyun bɨjun See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Chácobo Dioscorea sp. poa (listed as a "potato-like tuber") poa (listed as a "potato-like tuber") See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Joyce McCormick
Yagua Dioscorea sp. musa musã See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle
Southern Pastaza Quechua Dioscorea sp. cumal kumal See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua Dioscorea sp. mandi mandi See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle
Tanimuca Dioscorea sp. dyãʔ'bũã dyãʔ'bũã See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Kelsey Neely, Aimee Lawrence
Waimaja Dioscorea sp. ñã́ᵽĩ́ ɲã́ɸĩ́ See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Kelsey Neely
Siona Dioscorea sp. bo nyaho bo nyaho See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Secoya Dioscorea sp. yaji yahi See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Amanda Meeks
Karitiana Dioscorea sp. pokoho pokoho See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Daniel Valle
Kokama Dioscorea sp. kara kaɾa See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Zach Burnett, Daniel Valle
Wayampi Dioscorea sp. kala kala See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant PLE
Sirionó Dioscorea sp. ñiti (P85) ñiti See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Ocaina Dioscorea sp. ahxashti; botʲootʲo (H&R92) aʔxaʃti See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Nɨpode Witoto Dioscorea sp. repí-hɯ (H&R92) repí-hɯ (H&R92) See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz
Minica Witoto Dioscorea sp. reɸí-hɯ (H&R92) reɸí-hɯ (H&R92) See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz
Murui Witoto Dioscorea sp. reɸi-hɯ (H&R92), jacaìjɨ reɸi-hɯ (H&R92), hakaìhɯ (B83) See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito Dioscorea sp. catíja katíha See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Cjnthia Hansen
Záparo Dioscorea sp. imatsaka (camote) imatsaka See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Becky Walker
Wari Dioscorea sp. xuxut (E&K97) ʃuʃut (E&K97) See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant PLE
Cavineña Dioscorea sp. cunu caji (C&L89) kunu kahi See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Movima Dioscorea sp. jalala'a (J62) halala'a See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant Anissa Capuccino, Becky Walker
Djeoromitxi Dioscorea sp. bu bu See Language page secondary scrub vegetation; forest clearings plant PLE