leaf-cutter ant

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
Colombia: zampopo, hormiga arriera; Venezuela: bachaco; Peru: curuhuinse
Meaning Portuguese
saúva

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 Atta sp. kiiawok kiawɔk inheritance Akawaio, Pemon See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa Atta sp. kóowhe kóowhe inheritance North Central Arawak uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Carijona Atta sp. kokoyo (SM) kokojo (SM) unique See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Dâw Atta sp. ruúd, wâk hǔd, wək doubtful loan into protolg, direction unknown cf. Jivaro underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano Atta sp. megãmʉ megãmɯ inheritance Proto-Tukanoan Broader (generic 'ant') uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Eñepa Atta sp. eñarurukun (MM) eɲarurukun (MM) unique See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross
Hodï Atta sp. nənə'a nənə'a unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Hup Atta sp. hǔd hǔd inheritance underived See Language page 0 1 delicacy 0 gathered men, women, children big drones gathered seasonally when leaving nests; heads broken off and eaten live or toasted 0 0 no Pattie Epps
Kakua Atta sp. ~hâw ~hâw unique underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Katherine Bolaños
Nheengatu Atta sp. çaiuwa saiuwa unknown Also: usaiwa underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Maihiki Atta sp. meca aguɨ meka agɨ inheritance Proto-Tukanoan Means generic 'ant' in many ET languages uncoded agɨ agɨ = masculine animate See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Daniel Valle
Pemon Atta sp. kaiwak(A1981); kiiawok (E1980) kaiwak; kiawɔk (E1980) inheritance Akawaio, Pemon See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Resígaro Atta sp. huduúgí huduúgí unique Also kófé (edible ones) uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Sikuani Atta sp. amai (1) (generic), irabürü (42), iramawi, kaiwiali (2), kiuli (2), mapalipawa (1) amái unknown missing See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Tariana Atta sp. dáːne, maːki, kéːsu dáːne, maːki, kéːsu unique Also maːki, kéːsu uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Tukano Atta sp. bia-põrá, bo'koro-, dɨpó-tĩ'a-, duhûsa, jamîkã bia-põrá, bo'koro-, dɨpó-tĩ'a-, duhûsa, jamîkã inheritance cf. Wanano Also bo'koro-, dɨpó-tĩ'a-, duhûsa, jamîkã Narrower (no generic) uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Kotiria Atta sp. boka boka inheritance cf. Tukano uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Yanomami Atta sp. koye koje (leaf-cutter) unknown cf. Carib Yukpa keyabu; Carijona kokoyo underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Yukuna Atta sp. kujwé kuhwé inheritance North Central Arawak uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Yuhup Atta sp. hǔd, wɤk, wɤg hǔd, wɤk, wɤg inheritance underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Achagua Atta sp. kúwa kúwa inheritance See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Piapoco Atta sp. cuwée kuwé: See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari Atta sp. kúuhe kúuhe See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Warekena Atta sp. kúwhe (R01) kúwhe (R01) See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Yavitero Atta sp. ka'wihic̷u ka'wihitsu See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Paresi Atta sp. 'kota 'kota unknown See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Waurá Atta sp. tsalápa (P11) tsalápa (P11) unknown See Language page Joyce McCormick, PLE
Bora Atta sp. ííhyuje (T98) ííʔjuxe inheritance See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Muinane Atta sp. ííhɨjoɨ (W97) ííʔɨxoɨ See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Wayana Atta sp. kïjawëk kɨjawǝk inheritance See Language page PLE
Mapoyo Atta sp. mi'sakë; sauko (flying ant) mi'sakɛ; sauko (flying ant) See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Wai Wai Atta sp. yawko (ant) (SM) yawko (ant) (SM) inheritance See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Yukpa Atta sp. keyabu kejabu See Language page Phon only in source Ana Paula B., Melody Ann Ross, Aimee Lawrence
Muisca Atta sp. ize itʂe See Language page Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Northern Emberá Atta sp. kaabudɨdɨ́ ka:budɨdɨ́ See Language page Jonathan Quintanilla, PLE
Cofán Atta sp. comantsia, daécco komantsia See Language page phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Candoshi-Shapra Atta sp. goozi nkooʂi unique See Language page Daniel Valle
Páez Atta sp. eijcácue eijkakue See Language page Daniel Valle
Tikuna Atta sp. nái-ió (Alv44) náiʔió unique See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett, PLE
Andoke Atta sp. yudi (ant sp.) ʝudi unique See Language page Kelsey Neely, PLE
Warao Atta sp. ahimu (kind of ant) ahimu (kind of ant) See Language page John Blaha
Ashuar Atta sp. week wɯ:k See Language page Daniel Valle
Huambisa Atta sp. week wɨ:k See Language page Daniel Valle
Aguaruna Atta sp. weéka wɨ:ka doubtful loan into protolg, direction unknown cf. Nadahup See Language page Daniel Valle
Matses Atta sp. mapidequid mapiɾekid unknown See Language page Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Chácobo Atta sp. maišišo maišišo inheritance? See Language page Joyce McCormick
Yagua Atta sp. jati xatı̃ unique See Language page Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua Atta sp. ucui ukui See Language page Daniel Valle
Piaroa Atta sp. ahkúE' ahkúæɁ unknown See Language page Paulina Franco, Becky Walker
Barasano Atta sp. bẽka; bẽkã́híá-bɨ̃́ bẽka; bẽkã́híá-bɨ̃́ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Carapana Atta sp. bia puña, bẽ'kã́-bɨ̃ (H&R) bia puɲã; bẽ'kã́-bɨ̃ (H&R) See Language page Amanda Meeks
Siriano Atta sp. pṹtĩ́rã́mʉ́ pṹtĩ́ɾã́mɨ́ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Tanimuca Atta sp. bẽ'kã 'ka bẽ'kã 'ka inheritance See Language page Kelsey Neely, Aimee Lawrence
Koreguaje Atta sp. meka mekha inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle
Siona Atta sp. mea mea inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Secoya Atta sp. aro (edible) arɔ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Karitiana Atta sp. mĩgo mĩgo unknown See Language page Daniel Valle
Kokama Atta sp. kuki kuki doubtful loan, direction unknown Napo Quechua ukui See Language page Zach Burnett, Daniel Valle
Wayampi Atta sp. ɨa, sãlãwɛ̃ (G89) ɨa, sãlãwɛ̃ (G89) unknown See Language page PLE
Ocaina Atta sp. moñaan̈ájinh moɲaan:áhĩʔ unique See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Murui Witoto Atta sp. jiragɨcɨño, illɨfuìsa hiragɯcɯɲo, idʒɯɸuìsa unique See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito Atta sp. cacúuja; caniyúuja kakúuha; kanijúuha unknown See Language page Cjnthia Hansen
Wari Atta sp. karan (Sousa2009) karan (Sousa2009) See Language page PLE
Central Aymara Atta sp. chaqa (P04) tʃaqa See Language page PLE
Djeoromitxi Atta sp. heru, pipitxi, pirürü heru, pipitʃi, pirørø See Language page PLE