miriti palm

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
moriche (Col, Ven), aguaje (Col, Peru), achual, miriti
Meaning Portuguese
buriti

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
Baniwa Mauritia flexuosa íitewi íːtewi inheritance? - WW Proto-Arawak (North and South) uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Cubeo Mauritia flexuosa machi, ũmenami matʃi, ũmɛnami doubtful loan, direction unknown Carib: Waimiri Atroari miʃi Waimiri-Atroari miʃi; not attested in other Carib languages in database. Also ũmɛnami uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Amanda Meeks
Dâw Mauritia flexuosa çaák cǎk inheritance underived See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Eñepa Mauritia flexuosa anka, ankayo' (palma), ankayano (fruta) (MM) anka, ankajoʔ (palma), ankajano (fruta) (MM) unknown ankayano (miriti fruit) See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Melody Ann Ross
Hodï Mauritia flexuosa tuli (Zent 02a) unique cf. di'lihi (G&C); compare Puinave "tui" uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Amanda Meeks
Waorani Mauritia flexuosa nontube unique uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Amanda Meeks
Hup Mauritia flexuosa j'ǎk ɟ'ǎk inheritance underived See Language page 2 1 fruit 0 gathered women, men eaten raw, mashed and drunk 0 0 in 'dabacuri' exhange rituals with other Hup groups (clans, villages, etc.) Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Pattie Epps
Macaguan Mauritia flexuosa kuát-bot kuát-bot doubtful loan (into protolg?), direction unknown Guahiban, e.g. Sikuani kuáto; see also Carib kuwai uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Makushi Mauritia flexuosa kawai (SM) kawai (SM) inheritance See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Melody Ann Ross
Nheengatu Mauritia flexuosa miriti, turiyá (Mauritia esp.) miriti, turijá (Mauritia esp.) inheritance Proto-Tupi-Guarani Reconstructed PTG Mello 2000 underived See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Nukak Mauritia flexuosa eú, uj unknown uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch
Maihiki Mauritia flexuosa ne ñi ja ne ɲi xa inheritance Proto-Tukanoan uncoded xã xã (orth. ja) = inanimate See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Resígaro Mauritia flexuosa iteevi?é iteeviʔé inheritance? - WW Proto-Arawak (North and South) uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B.
Sikuani Mauritia flexuosa kuato (2) kuáto doubtful loan (into protolg?), direction unknown Guahiban, e.g. Candoshi katʃo; Andoke kɒ̃ǝ̃ta; see also Carib kuwai compare Bora iñe (+clas, e.g. íñehe (aguaje tree); mumubi (2) (the bulb of a moriche) uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Amanda Meeks
Tariana Mauritia flexuosa tewída tewída inheritance? - WW Proto-Arawak (North and South) uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B.
Tukano Mauritia flexuosa ne'ê ne'ê inheritance Proto-Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Yanomam Mauritia flexuosa rioko si (WM99) ɾioko si unique si = CLF "palm" (Ferreira) uncoded si si = "palm" (Ferreira) See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Kelsey Neely
Yanomami Mauritia flexuosa eteweshi eteweʃi loan - WW North Arawak e.g. Yucuna itewí underived See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Kelsey Neely
Yukuna Mauritia flexuosa itewí itewí inheritance? - WW Proto-Arawak (North and South) uncoded See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Yuhup Mauritia flexuosa c'âk c'âk inheritance underived See Language page 2 1 0 0 0 Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps no trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Achagua Mauritia flexuosa diwíta (R01) diwíta (R01) inheritance? - WW See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Piapoco Mauritia flexuosa idèwi idèwi See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari Mauritia flexuosa téwi téwi See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Warekena Mauritia flexuosa itéwi (R01) itéwi (R01) See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B., PLE
Yavitero Mauritia flexuosa téwi téwi See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B., PLE
Paresi Mauritia flexuosa itsoye itsoje unknown See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Ana Paula B., PLE
Waurá Mauritia flexuosa wau'luki (Richard273) wau'luki (Richard273) unknown See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Joyce McCormick, PLE
Bora Mauritia flexuosa iñe +clas, e.g. íñehe (aguaje tree); íñehe (aguaje fruit) (T98) iñe inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Muinane Mauritia flexuosa ínoho (W97) ínoʔo See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Apalai Mauritia flexuosa wai wai See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Rebekah L. Evans
Wayana Mauritia flexuosa kuwai kuwai inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch PLE
Mapoyo Mauritia flexuosa attawai attawai See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Melody Ann Ross
Waimiri Atroari Mauritia flexuosa mixi 'buriti fruit' miʃi 'buriti fruit' See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Melody Ann Ross, PLE
Candoshi-Shapra Mauritia flexuosa kacho katʃo doubtful loan, direction unknown Jivaroan atʃu, Quechua; see also Guahiban, Andoke kɒ̃ǝ̃ta See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Taushiro Mauritia flexuosa onanta´ onantaʔ See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Tikuna Mauritia flexuosa té-ma (Alv44) teʔma unique See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett, PLE
Urarina Mauritia flexuosa alaa ala: unique See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle, PLE
Andoke Mauritia flexuosa kɒ̃ǝ̃ta kɒ̃ǝ̃ta doubtful loan, direction unknown Guahiban, e.g. Sikuani kuáto; see also Carib kuwai; Candoshi See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Kelsey Neely, PLE
Pumé Mauritia flexuosa hudi bobui go (Lin97) See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Paulina Franco, PLE
Puinave Mauritia flexuosa tui tui loan North Arawak, e.g. Yavitero téwi See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett
Ashuar Mauritia flexuosa áchu aʧu See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Huambisa Mauritia flexuosa achu atʃu See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Aguaruna Mauritia flexuosa áchu átʃu doubtful loan (into protolg?), direction unknown Candoshi katʃo, Quechua atʃwa See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Matses Mauritia flexuosa itia, macchëc itia, maktʃɨk unknown See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Yagua Mauritia flexuosa judesiy xudesij unique See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Southern Pastaza Quechua Mauritia flexuosa achwa [Jivaro?] atʃwa See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua Mauritia flexuosa muriti muriti See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Piaroa Mauritia flexuosa warɨ'mE' (K76) warɨʔmæʔ unique See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Paulina Franco, Becky Walker
Sáliva Mauritia flexuosa llĩde ʤĩde unique See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Becky Walker
Carapana Mauritia flexuosa nee nɛɛ, neea (FS) See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Amanda Meeks
Siriano Mauritia flexuosa neé neé See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Amanda Meeks
Tanimuca Mauritia flexuosa dẽ'ẽã ri'ka dẽ'ẽã ri'ka inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Kelsey Neely, Aimee Lawrence
Tuyuka Mauritia flexuosa nee nee See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch D. Jagannathan, Paulina Franco, Ana Paula B.
Waimaja Mauritia flexuosa nɛ̃́ňõ̀̀ nɛ̃́rõ̀̀ See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Kelsey Neely
Koreguaje Mauritia flexuosa ne'e neʔe inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Siona Mauritia flexuosa në'ë nɨʔɨ inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Karitiana Mauritia flexuosa pojo pojo See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Daniel Valle
Kokama Mauritia flexuosa mɨrɨti mɨɾɨti inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Zach Burnett, Daniel Valle
Wayampi Mauritia flexuosa mɨlɨsi (G89) mɨlɨsi (G89) inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch PLE
Kamayurá Mauritia flexuosa myrytsi'yp mɨrɨtsiʔɨp inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Rebekah L. Evans
Ocaina Mauritia flexuosa xonuuñ̈a xõɯɯɲ̵a inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Murui Witoto Mauritia flexuosa cɨnena kɨnɛna (B83) inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito Mauritia flexuosa nɨsicáti nɨsikáti inheritance See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Cjnthia Hansen
Záparo Mauritia flexuosa nushichaha nuʃitʃaha See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch Becky Walker
Wari Mauritia flexuosa kajiwa (Sousa2009) kajiwa (Sousa2009) See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch PLE
Kaingang Mauritia flexuosa jàjà yəyə See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch PLE
Djeoromitxi Mauritia flexuosa kuru kuru See Language page Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela; in and near swamps trunks contain sago-like starch PLE