opossum

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
zarigüeya, rabipelado, zorro, zorrillo
Meaning Portuguese
mucura

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 Didelphidae awaree aware inheritance - WW Northern Carib? %jawari Likely loan Carib > Wapishana /jawari/; Hodï /yowale/; Yanomami /awaɾe/, Piaroa yäväre See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa family Didelphidae walíitshi waɺíitshi inheritance Central North Arawak, Rio Negro Branch uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Carijona family Didelphidae aware (SM) inheritance - WW Northern Carib? %jawari Likely loan Carib > Wapishana /jawari/; Hodï /yowale/; Yanomami /awaɾe/, Piaroa yäväre See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Cubeo family Didelphidae jʉjʉve; mate (R95) xɨxɨve unique Also mate (R95) uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Dâw family Didelphidae weèy wæ̂j doubtful loan - WW %yawari e.g. Wapishana jawari WW %jaware underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano family Didelphidae oa oa doubtful loan into protolanguage, direction unknown East Tukanoan Tikuna Tikuna öwa uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Eñepa family Didelphidae awanke awanke inheritance - WW %jawari See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross
Hodï family Didelphidae uli jowale (Zent 05) yowale; abaʰtuhã loan - WW %jawari Compare Wai Wai " yawari"; see also , Pemon avare, Wapishana " jawari", Yanomami " awaɾe". Cf. abaʰtuhã (Rodman) WW %jaware uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Waorani family Didelphidae kõgãye unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Hup family Didelphidae caʔmáy caʔmáj unique other complex lexicalized cV- prefix? See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Pattie Epps
Kakua family Didelphidae ~jâ-~dep ~jâ-~dep unknown opossum-? compound See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Katherine Bolaños
Nheengatu family Didelphidae mikura mikura inheritance Proto-Tupi-Guarani Reconstructed PTG Mello 2000 underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Pemon family Didelphidae avare (A1981); awaree (E1980) avare (A1981); aware (E1980) inheritance - WW Northern Carib? %jawari Likely loan Carib > Wapishana /jawari/; Hodï /yowale/; Yanomami /awaɾe/, Piaroa yäväre See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Resígaro family Didelphidae itsíigí itsíigí inheritance Central North Arawak, Rio Negro Branch uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Sanumá family Didelphidae pumodomɨ a, pumodomɨ tanama a pumodomɨ a, pumodomɨ tanama a unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Sikuani family Didelphidae tsica (rk83, Didelphus marsupialis) unknown subgroup: Sikuani-Cuiva Piapoco Piapoco isìri uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Tariana family Didelphidae ínaɾi ínaɾi unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Tukano family Didelphidae doubtful loan into protolanguage, direction unknown East Tukanoan Tikuna Tikuna öwa uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Wapishana family Didelphidae yawari jawari loan - WW %jawari Likely loan Carib (Wai Wai?) > Wapishana /jawari/; Hodï /yowale/; Yanomami /awaɾe/, Piaroa yäväre WW %jaware See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Yanomami family Didelphidae aware, nẽro (JF86) awaɾe, nẽɾo loan - WW %jawari, via Venezuelan Carib Carijona, Akawaio, Pemon aware; alternative term nẽɾo WW %jaware underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Yukuna family Didelphidae ichirí (rk83); majechí (R95) inheritance Central North Arawak, Rio Negro Branch Also majechí (R95) uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Piapoco family Didelphidae isìri (rk83) See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari family Didelphidae t̪iírí t̪iíɾí See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Paresi family Didelphidae 'mene 'mene unknown See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Waurá family Didelphidae iyula ijula unknown See Language page Joyce McCormick, PLE
Bora family Didelphidae óówaá, áájaba (T98) óókwaá, ááxaba inheritance See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Muinane family Didelphidae uuga (R95) úuga See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Apalai family Didelphidae zare zare unknown See Language page Rebekah L. Evans
Wayana family Didelphidae panasisiwa panasisiwa unique See Language page PLE
Tiriyó family Didelphidae aware aware inheritance - WW %jawari See Language page Becky Walker
Makiritare family Didelphidae dawāde (IDS); dawa:de (KH) dawa:de inheritance - WW %jawari See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Wai Wai family Didelphidae yawari yawari inheritance - WW %jawari See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Yukpa family Didelphidae yare (SM) yare (SM) See Language page Phon only in source Ana Paula B., Melody Ann Ross, Aimee Lawrence
Northern Emberá family Didelphidae bõsã'ĩ (IDS) bõsã'ĩ (IDS) See Language page Jonathan Quintanilla, PLE
Cuiva family Didelphidae tsica (rk83, Didelphus marsupialis); churche (R95, didelphus marsupialis) See Language page Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Cofán family Didelphidae carachopa, pando karatʃopa See Language page phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Candoshi-Shapra family Didelphidae xopzi tʂopʂi unique See Language page Daniel Valle
Páez family Didelphidae chucha See Language page Daniel Valle
Tikuna family Didelphidae öwá; ngó-ua (Alv44) öwá, ŋóʔua doubtful loan, direction unknown East Tukanoan See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett, PLE
Andoke family Didelphidae siéñe çiéɲe unique See Language page Kelsey Neely, PLE
Pumé family Didelphidae toyaβarɛ See Language page Paulina Franco, PLE
Puinave family Didelphidae wan-si-han wan-si-han unique See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett
Ashuar family Didelphidae kujáncham kuxanʧam See Language page Daniel Valle
Huambisa family Didelphidae kujancham kuxantʃam See Language page Daniel Valle
Aguaruna family Didelphidae kujáncham kuxántʃam inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle
Matses family Didelphidae mapiocos mapiokos inheritance? See Language page Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Yagua family Didelphidae sivyara sibjarã unique See Language page Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano family Didelphidae qarachupa qaɾatʃupa See Language page Daniel Valle, PLE
Piaroa family Didelphidae yaváre; yäväre (R95) javáre; jævære (R95) loan - WW See Language page Paulina Franco, Becky Walker
Sáliva family Didelphidae mejapu mehapu See Language page Becky Walker
Barasano family Didelphidae oa (R95) oa (R95) See Language page Amanda Meeks
Carapana family Didelphidae owa ɔwa See Language page Amanda Meeks
Makuna family Didelphidae oa oa doubtful loan into protolanguage, direction unknown Tikuna See Language page Amanda Meeks
Siriano family Didelphidae oá oá See Language page Amanda Meeks
Tuyuka family Didelphidae o'a oʔa See Language page D. Jagannathan, Paulina Franco, Ana Paula B.
Siona family Didelphidae ëto së'nsë; sɨʔsi (R95) ɨto sɨʔnsɨ; sɨʔsi (R95) unknown See Language page Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Wayampi family Didelphidae mɨku mɨku inheritance See Language page PLE
Sirionó family Didelphidae mbicu (P85) mbiku inheritance See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Ocaina family Didelphidae jáátitso, fayivoñaco, moñáxatyo háátitso, fajivoɲaco, moɲáxatʲo unique See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Murui Witoto family Didelphidae jimenacɨ; tuìro jimɛnakɨ; tuìro unique See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito family Didelphidae múrina (Didelphis marsupialis) múrina (Didelphis marsupialis) unique See Language page Cjnthia Hansen
Záparo family Didelphidae sunaku / sunakaw sunaku / sunakaw See Language page Becky Walker
Wari family Didelphidae watʃik (Sousa2009) watʃik (Sousa2009) See Language page PLE
Cavineña family Didelphidae ijahua (C&L89) ihawa See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Kwazá family Didelphidae husi husi See Language page Joyce McCormick
Movima family Didelphidae pusa-ra pusa-ra See Language page Anissa Capuccino, Becky Walker
Kaingang family Didelphidae nɛr-kɔkrɛ; ɲɔr-kɔkrɛ (IDS) nɛr-kɔkrɛ; ɲɔr-kɔkrɛ See Language page PLE
Djeoromitxi family Didelphidae dji dʒi See Language page PLE