parrot

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
loro real, loro (Sp. form is a loan from Carib)
Meaning Portuguese
papagaio

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 Amazona amazonica kawak kawak inheritance Akawaio, Pemon See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa Amazona amazonica wáaro, kolíkoli wáaɻo, koɺíkoɺi inheritance - WW; inheritance? - WW North Arawak %kuli; %awaro Also koɺíkoɺi uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Carijona Amazona amazonica kinoro' lo'ro (H&R) loan Northern Carib? Arawak or Span Also lo'ro (H&R) See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Cubeo Amazona amazonica veco, vecobo (loro burrón), ẽ́jia (loro de cabeza de gavilán), tureórʉ (loro guaro, loro real), cʉpeveco (loro verde) vɛko, vɛkobo (loro burrón), ɛ̃́̃́hia (loro de cabeza de gavilán), tulɛólʉ (loro guaro, loro real), kʉpɛvɛko (loro verde), we'kó (H&R) inheritance Proto-Tukanoan Also ɛ̃́̃́ɣia (loro de cabeza de gavilán), tulɛɔ́lʉ (loro guaro, loro real), kʉpɛvɛkɔ (loro verde), we'kó Narrower (unclear) uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Amanda Meeks
Dâw Amazona amazonica çoy cɔj inheritance underived See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano Amazona amazonica weco we'kó inheritance Proto-Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Amanda Meeks
Eñepa Amazona amazonica naro, Var. noro, marakana (especie pequeña) (MM) naro, Var. noro, marakana (especie pequeña) (MM) doubtful loan Northern Carib? from Span or Arawak? Also ara, noro, marakana (small type) See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Melody Ann Ross
Guayabero Amazona amazonica xuʔ, ʔól xuʔ, ʔól inheritance uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Ana Paula B., Rebecca Khorram, Aimee Lawrence, Amanda Meeks
Hodï Amazona amazonica nolo loan Carib/Arawak, or from Span Eñepa naro/noro, also Yabarana noro uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Amanda Meeks
Waorani Amazona amazonica kawĩya doubtful loan Aguaruna kawau kawau 'yellow macaw' uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Amanda Meeks
Hup Amazona amazonica j'ɔ́y' ɟ'ɔ́j' inheritance underived See Language page 1 feathers for decoration 0 0 hunted men 0 1 Widespread no Pattie Epps
Kakua Amazona amazonica ~jah ~jǎh unique underived See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Katherine Bolaños
Macaguan Amazona amazonica kekét kekét, ón inheritance uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Makushi Amazona amazonica woroké woroké doubtful loan Arawak waru See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Melody Ann Ross
Nheengatu Amazona amazonica kuriká, parawa'i (small parrot) weu (Amazona festiva) kuriká; parawa'i (small parrot) weu (Amazona festiva) loan - WW; doubtful loan - WW Proto-Tupi-Guarani %kuli; %awaro Reconstructed PTG Mello 2000 underived See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Ninam Amazona amazonica wilikok wilikok doubtful loan - WW %awaro maybe into protolg; Arawak variants waru; Macushi woroké underived kok = classifier for "root" (Goodwin-Gomez 90). note that this same morpheme in Yanomami is the classifier for a variety of rounded objects and beings and is associated with parrots. See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Kelsey Neely
Nukak Amazona amazonica ʔԑlԑʔ4 loan - WW from Secoya or Ocaina ere? see alsoʔeleʔ forms in Guicuruan, Matacoan see Secoya ɛrɛ uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no
Maihiki Amazona amazonica beco aguɨ, todi aguɨ beko, beko agɨ, todi agɨ inheritance Proto-Tukanoan Also beko, todi agɨ uncoded agɨ agɨ = masculine animate See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Daniel Valle
Pemon Amazona amazonica kavak (A1981); kawak (E1980) kavak (A1981); kawak (E1980) inheritance Akawaio, Pemon May be onomatopoeic See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Resígaro Amazona amazonica ǰoódú dʒoódú loan Bora (Seifart 2011), but cf. loro forms May be Arawak in origin; see Achagua lora; Arawak source proposed for Spanish loro. Likely loan into Bora tʃoóra, Ocaina tʲóóra uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Ana Paula B.
Sanumá Amazona amazonica kulikiasa bɨ (general term "parrots") kulikiasa bɨ (general term "parrots") loan - WW %kuli Baniwa; Yavitero kul'i-kul'i uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Kelsey Neely
Sikuani Amazona amazonica kêke (1), kinikini (2) (the first two are Aratinga leucophtalmus), kamadui (2), jowai (1), kamatjui (1), kutsali (2)(Pionus menstruus), xú:ra, óno (H&R) xúːra, óno inheritance both inherited uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Amanda Meeks
Tariana Amazona amazonica awíɲa wáɾu, awíɲa-wáɾu-ni 'papagaio moleiro' awíɲa wáɾu, awíɲa-wáɾu-ni 'papagaio moleiro' inheritance North Arawak Also awíɲa-wáɾu-ni 'papagaio moleiro' uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Ana Paula B.
Tukano Amazona amazonica wekó wekó inheritance Proto-Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Kotiria Amazona amazonica wa'tʃo wa'tʃo inheritance Proto-Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Amanda Meeks
Wapishana Amazona amazonica waru waru inheritance - WW? North Arawak %awaro See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Ana Paula B.
Yanomami Amazona amazonica werehi (koko) weɾehi (koko) doubtful loan - WW %awaro maybe loan into protolg; Arawak variants waru; Macushi woroké underived N+CLF koko koko= rounded objects See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Kelsey Neely
Yukuna Amazona amazonica pakoró pakoɾó inheritance? - WW %kuli, loan into Tanimuca Tanimuca pakoro-ka uncoded See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Yuhup Amazona amazonica c'ɔj' cˀɔjˀ inheritance underived See Language page 1 0 0 0 1 Widespread no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Piapoco Amazona amazonica dùlewasíwa dùlewasíwa See Language page Widespread Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari Amazona amazonica wáaru wáaɾu See Language page Widespread Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Warekena Amazona amazonica waru waru See Language page Widespread Ana Paula B., PLE
Yavitero Amazona amazonica ku'ľi-kuľi ku'ľi-kuľi See Language page Widespread Ana Paula B., PLE
Mandawaka Amazona amazonica wáːlu wáːlu See Language page Widespread Ana Paula B.
Paresi Amazona amazonica koloˈkote koloˈkute inheritance - WW %kuli See Language page Widespread Ana Paula B., PLE
Baure Amazona amazonica lor lor doubtful loan from Span 'loro', or Arawak > Span See Language page Widespread Anissa Capuccino
Waurá Amazona amazonica saˈkalu (Corberi 12) saˈkalu (Corberi 12) inheritance - WW %kuli See Language page Widespread Joyce McCormick, PLE
Bora Amazona amazonica čoóra, piíʔyo, pʰiʔtʰʸói, tʰárápoï tʃoóra, piíʔjo, pʰiʔtʰʲói, tʰárápoɯ loan, direction unknown; unique Ocaina; possibly from loro See Language page Widespread Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Muinane Amazona amazonica kɨ́ɨ́rába, {many more} kɨ́ɨ́rába, {many more} See Language page Widespread Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Apalai Amazona amazonica parawa parawa loan - WW %awaro, via Nheengatu, Urubu parawa (but may be loan into TG) See Language page Widespread Rebekah L. Evans
Wayana Amazona amazonica elekelu elekelu loan - WW %ele, %kuli See Language page Widespread PLE
Tiriyó Amazona amazonica meremereu (species of parrot) meremereu unique See Language page Widespread Becky Walker
Makiritare Amazona amazonica dodo (IDS) (Probably from Spanish 'loro'. Other kinds of parrots are kayʔčay; kudēwa); dodo (KH) kai'chai (KH), kadu:wai (KH) (means 'macaw, large parrot') dodo, kaiʔtʃai (KH), kadu:wai (KH) doubtful loan from Span or Arawak? See Language page Widespread Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Mapoyo Amazona amazonica kamaya kamaya See Language page Widespread Melody Ann Ross
Wai Wai Amazona amazonica fanacakay (SM) fanacakay (SM) unknown See Language page Widespread Melody Ann Ross
Waimiri Atroari Amazona amazonica kyrywaky kɨrɨwakɨ See Language page Widespread Melody Ann Ross, PLE
Yukpa Amazona amazonica vaucha wápʃe (H&R) See Language page Widespread Phon only in source Ana Paula B., Melody Ann Ross, Aimee Lawrence
Kalapalo Amazona amazonica kuaku kuaku inheritance See Language page Widespread Joyce McCormick
Northern Emberá Amazona amazonica karé karé; kʰaré (H&R) See Language page Widespread Jonathan Quintanilla, PLE
Cofán Amazona amazonica picori, sese, panicco oma´ndo, cu´a oma´ndo (OP79), tsove nanamba (OP79), tsanda ttofi (OP79), ttofi (OP79) pikori See Language page Widespread phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Candoshi-Shapra Amazona amazonica kavaaro, mchaki kawaaɾo, mtʃaki loan, direction unknown - WW? %arawo, via Aguaruna kawau See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Taushiro Amazona amazonica tu´chonto tuʔʃonto See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Páez Amazona amazonica welʸ welj (H&R) See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Tikuna Amazona amazonica pauáru (Alv44) pawáru loan - WW %awaro, via Nheengatu? See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett, PLE
Urarina Amazona amazonica anuri anuɽi unique See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle, PLE
Camsa Amazona amazonica ʃatúo, ʃatú ʃatúo, ʃatú See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Andoke Amazona amazonica tu'be (small), dófí (small green and black) tuʔbe (small), dóɸí (small green and black) unique See Language page Widespread Kelsey Neely, PLE
Pumé Amazona amazonica yaba pua; geregeré (small yellowheaded; Lin97) See Language page Widespread Paulina Franco, PLE
Puinave Amazona amazonica səm səm unique See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett
Ashuar Amazona amazonica tíngku (with reddish wings), tuwísh (with blue neck), wármas (with yellow forehead), shiyáapay (speaker parrot) tiŋku, tuwiʃ, warmas, ʃija:pay See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Huambisa Amazona amazonica awarmas awarmas See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Aguaruna Amazona amazonica kawáu kawáu loan, direction unknown - WW? Candoshi kawaaro; see also %awaro See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Matses Amazona amazonica cuedes, cheden (etc.) kuedes, tʃeden (etc.) unknown See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Chácobo Amazona amazonica βawa βawa inheritance See Language page Widespread Joyce McCormick
Yagua Amazona amazonica taracuy tarakũj unique; doubtful loan - WW maybe %kuli See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Ingá Amazona amazonica uritu urítu (H&R) See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua Amazona amazonica puca guacamayo (OP79), suquiqui (OP79), fichillu (OP79), ushicu (OP79) See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano Amazona amazonica weqru weqɾu See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle, PLE
Piaroa Amazona amazonica pa'dá' (K76) pa'dá' unknown See Language page Widespread Paulina Franco, Becky Walker
Sáliva Amazona amazonica lolo lolo loan Arawak or Span See Language page Widespread Becky Walker
Barasano Amazona amazonica wekó wekó See Language page Widespread Amanda Meeks
Carapana Amazona amazonica weco wɛkɔ, 'wéko (H&R) See Language page Widespread Amanda Meeks
Makuna Amazona amazonica weco wɛko inheritance See Language page Widespread Amanda Meeks
Yuruti Amazona amazonica wéko wéko See Language page Widespread Amanda Meeks
Waikhana Amazona amazonica we'ko we'ko See Language page Widespread Amanda Meeks
Siriano Amazona amazonica guequéru, wecó guekéɾu, we'kó See Language page Widespread Amanda Meeks
Tanimuca Amazona amazonica pa'koro 'ka pa'koro 'ka loan - WW %kuli, via Yucuna See Language page Widespread Kelsey Neely, Aimee Lawrence
Tatuyo Amazona amazonica wéko wéko See Language page Widespread Emily Buell, Paulina Franco
Tuyuka Amazona amazonica weco we'kó See Language page Widespread D. Jagannathan, Paulina Franco, Ana Paula B.
Waimaja Amazona amazonica wekʰó wekʰó See Language page Widespread Kelsey Neely
Koreguaje Amazona amazonica naso veko naso bekho; 'βekʰo (H&R) inheritance See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle
Siona Amazona amazonica hueco hueko inheritance See Language page Widespread Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Secoya Amazona amazonica cuiye, ere, hueco, hue'e, oco tu'i, quë'yë, tu'i we'ko See Language page Widespread Amanda Meeks
Wayampi Amazona amazonica kulɛ kulɛ loan - WW %kuli See Language page Widespread PLE
Sirionó Amazona amazonica ɲuru; si̯ ɲuru; si̯ inheritance See Language page Widespread Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Ocaina Amazona amazonica cáyoojo kájooho unique; loan-WW %ele, also prob. Bora loan tʲóóra See Language page Widespread Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Nɨpode Witoto Amazona amazonica ui.ḯkï, úi.ï ui.ɯ́kɯ, úi.ɯ See Language page Widespread Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz
Minica Witoto Amazona amazonica ui.ḯkï ui.ɯ́kɯ See Language page Widespread Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz
Murui Witoto Amazona amazonica θarokï θarokɯ unknown cf. %awaro See Language page Widespread Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito Amazona amazonica ájiiti (Amazona ochrocephala); curíquɨɨja (Pionus menstruus); ímaaticuaaja (Pionopsitta barrabandi); íyɨɨja (Diopsittaca nobilis); nɨrɨs'ɨhuɨɨja (Pionites leucogaster); quirísɨɨja (Amazona farinosa); sɨr'ɨquɨɨja (Brotogeris cyanoptera) áhiiti (Amazona ochrocephala); kuríkɨɨha (Pionus menstruus); ímaatikuaaha (Pionopsitta barrabandi); íjɨɨha (Diopsittaca nobilis); nɨrɨs'ɨwɨɨha (Pionites leucogaster); kirísɨɨha (Amazona farinosa); sɨr'ɨkɨɨha (Brotogeris cyanoptera) unique; loan - WW %kuli See Language page Widespread Cjnthia Hansen
Záparo Amazona amazonica pikwar+ka (large parrot) pikʷarɨka See Language page Widespread Becky Walker
Wari Amazona amazonica towarawʔ (Sousa2009) towarawʔ (Sousa2009) See Language page Widespread PLE
Ese Ejja/Huarayo Amazona amazonica čako; šeše (Girard 1971) čako; šeše See Language page Widespread Joyce McCormick
Cavineña Amazona amazonica korakʷa; tʸoʔi; ka(ʔ)e-ka(ʔ)e; peči; siro korakʷa; tʸoʔi; ka(ʔ)e-ka(ʔ)e; peči; siro See Language page Widespread Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Central Aymara Amazona amazonica k'alla (P04) kˀalʸa See Language page Widespread PLE
Kwazá Amazona amazonica awy awy See Language page Widespread Joyce McCormick
Movima Amazona amazonica sariɗi (J62) (no generic sikʷiʔla; čeleka; karaʔa; čawan̉; seyamo; čitan̉; raweʔe; seʔle-seʔle; awaro) sariɗi(no generik sikʷiʔla; ǩeleka; karaʔa; ǩawan̉; sejamo; ǩitan̉; raweʔe; seʔle-seʔle; awaro) See Language page Widespread Anissa Capuccino, Becky Walker
Trumai Amazona amazonica ure ure; pitʔe ure ure; pitʔe See Language page Widespread Rebekah L. Evans, PLE
Kaingang Amazona amazonica jògjò, kãto yɔŋyɔ; kãto See Language page Widespread PLE
Suyá Amazona amazonica kóĵra kóĵra See Language page Widespread Rebekah Evans
Djeoromitxi Amazona amazonica eruwe eruwe See Language page Widespread PLE