scorpion

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
escorpión; alacran
Meaning Portuguese
escorpião

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 order Scorpiones mariidö maridö inheritance Unknown (Akawaio, Pemon, Makiritari) See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa order Scorpiones dzálee dzáɺee inheritance Central North Arawak, Rio Negro Branch uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Carijona order Scorpiones mína:ti (M2000) inheritance See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Cubeo order Scorpiones muri muli semantic shift from centipede Some East Tuk languages appear to have undergone shift scorpion > centipede; but the reverse direction could also have applied. uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Amanda Meeks
Dâw order Scorpiones saày ʃâj inheritance doubtful underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano order Scorpiones córeba córeba inheritance East Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Amanda Meeks
Eñepa order Scorpiones kayooka kajooka unique See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Melody Ann Ross
Hodï order Scorpiones ih'ti iʰti unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Amanda Meeks
Waorani order Scorpiones ebẽye unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Amanda Meeks
Hup order Scorpiones cǝ́ʔ cǝ́ʔ semantic shift? from shrimp? underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Pattie Epps
Kakua order Scorpiones dʉw dɨ̂w unique underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Katherine Bolaños
Macaguan order Scorpiones tʉ́bat tɨ́bat unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Nheengatu order Scorpiones yararaká, rakraya jararaká, rakraja scorpion, venomous snake semantic shift from 'snake' Mello (2003) reconstructs PTG *jawajɨr. Also: rakraya scorpion, venemous snake underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Maihiki order Scorpiones mɨni ago mɨni ago inheritance Proto-Tukanoan from centipede? Some East Tuk languages appear to have undergone shift scorpion > centipede; but the reverse direction could also have applied. uncoded ago ago = feminine animate See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Daniel Valle
Pemon order Scorpiones marite (A1981); mariitö (E1980) marite (A1981); maritö (E1980) inheritance Unknown (Akawaio, Pemon, Makiritari) See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Resígaro order Scorpiones epíitshí (=axe) epíitsʰí (=axe) inheritance Yucuna-Resigaro only; inheritance or loan? Also means 'axe' uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Ana Paula B.
Sikuani order Scorpiones ake unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Amanda Meeks
Tukano order Scorpiones kutîpa kutîpa inheritance East Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Kotiria order Scorpiones pichõno soro (Waltz) piʧõno soɾo (Waltz) unique uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Amanda Meeks
Wapishana order Scorpiones kʰankʰurɨn kʰankʰurɨn unique See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Ana Paula B.
Yanomami order Scorpiones suhi (IDS) suhi (IDS) unknown underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Kelsey Neely
Yukuna order Scorpiones ipijí, ipijrí, ipisí ipihí, ipihɾí, ipisí inheritance Yucuna-Resigaro only; inheritance or loan? uncoded See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Yuhup order Scorpiones caj caj semantic shift doubtful, from 'centipede' underived See Language page 0 0 0 0 0 yes Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Bardi Arachnida, Scorpiones baarn baarn loan into protolanguage WW WW %paarni underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Bunuba Arachnida, Scorpiones milalani milalani inheritance milaluwa Bunuban underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Burarra Arachnida, Scorpiones maringgul ji-jurlpa mariŋgul dyi-dyuḻpa unique cf mariŋgul “spear thrower”, dyi “be”, dyuḻpa “bottom end” derived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Dhangu Arachnida, Scorpiones buthuŋu buthuŋu inheritance simplex 0 0 0 0 0 no
Dhay’yi Arachnida, Scorpiones missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
Dhuwal Arachnida, Scorpiones buthuŋu buthuŋu inheritance simplex 0 0 0 0 0 no
Djinang Arachnida, Scorpiones missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
Gajirrabeng Arachnida, Scorpiones binkoojeng pinkutyeng inheritance pinkutye Jarragan underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Gooniyandi Arachnida, Scorpiones milaloowa milaloowa inheritance milaluwa Bunuban underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Gumatj Arachnida, Scorpiones buthuŋu buthuŋu inheritance underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Gupapuyngu Arachnida, Scorpiones buthuŋu buthuŋu inheritance simplex 0 0 0 0 0 no
Gurindji Arachnida, Scorpiones muntarla muntarla loan Wardaman also in Jingulu WW %muntarla underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Guugu Yimidhirr Arachnida, Scorpiones dinhanhtharr dinhanhtharr scorpion unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Jaminjung Arachnida, Scorpiones purrmarri purrmarri loan with meaning change missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
Jaru Arachnida, Scorpiones yirrintyi yirrintyi inheritance yirriny Ngumpin-Yapa perhaps also Marrngu tyirrinyi uncoded 0 0 0 0 0 no
Jingulu Arachnida, Scorpiones muntarlirni muntarlirni unknown muntarla WW %muntala underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Karajarri Arachnida, Scorpiones bidinja bidinja loan direction unknown Yawuru underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Kija Arachnida, Scorpiones kalarrwurany kalarrwurany unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Koko-Bera Arachnida, Scorpiones missing missing
Kuku-Thaypan Arachnida, Scorpiones aleya aleya unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Kuku-Yalanji Arachnida, Scorpiones munukurru ~ munudumbun munukurru ~ munudumbun unique compound /munu/ (not defined); /kurru-kurru/ 'crooked, wrong'; /dumbun/ not defined 0 0 0 0 0 no
Kurtjar Arachnida, Scorpiones dhaam dhaam unique underived eeny 0 0 0 0 0 no
Kuuk Thaayorre Arachnida, Scorpiones ngompor; ruurr- ngompor; ruurr- unique underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Mangala Arachnida, Scorpiones nyaŋarrarrin nyaŋarrarrin unique unknown 0 0 0 0 0 no
Mbabaram Arachnida, Scorpiones mbogúl mbogúl unique compound ? 0 0 0 0 0 no
Miriwung Arachnida, Scorpiones bin.gudjeng bin.gudjeng inheritance pinkutye Jarragan underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Ngandi Arachnida, Scorpiones jatam dyarka7 unknown 0 0 0 0 0 no
Ngarinyin Arachnida, Scorpiones maawanya maawanya doubtful loan proto-Worrorran Wangkajunga?[unlikely] looks suspiciously much like a Worrorra word uncoded 0 0 0 0 0 no
Nimanburru Arachnida, Scorpiones baarn baarn loan into protolanguage WW WW %paarn underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Nyangumarta Arachnida, Scorpiones minipari minipari loan direction unknown also in Nyiaparli unknown 0 0 0 0 0 no
Nyikina Arachnida, Scorpiones barn barn loan into protolanguage WW WW %paarn underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Nyulnyul Arachnida, Scorpiones bān bān loan into protolanguage WW %PAARN WW %paarn underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Pakanh Arachnida, Scorpiones orta orta loan Oykangand underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Rembarrnga Arachnida, Scorpiones missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
Ritharrngu Arachnida, Scorpiones ŋarrambali' ŋarrambali7 doubtful loan Rembarrnga cf Rembarrnga “ŋarrampal” centipede 0 0 0 0 0 no
Tjaapukay Arachnida, Scorpiones dumbunum ~ maranggilay tumpunum ~ marangkilay scorpion inheritance *tumpunu pYTj underived /maranggilay/ with /mara/ 'hand, finger'?? 0 0 0 0 0 no
Uw-Olkol Arachnida, Scorpiones oda; ug- ug-oda scorpion unique Poss. < 'moon' underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Uw-Oykangand Arachnida, Scorpiones ort; uk- uk-ort scorpion unique Poss. < 'moon' uncoded 0 0 0 0 0 no
Walmajarri Arachnida, Scorpiones lirrajarra kurriny lirrajarra kurriny unique paarn (N) kanpatyarra (E) compound mouth-HAVING two 0 0 0 0 0 no
Wardaman Arachnida, Scorpiones mundarla mundarla unknown WW %muntala uncoded 0 0 0 0 0 no
Warlpiri Arachnida, Scorpiones kanaparnta kanaparnta unique compound yamstick-HAVING 0 0 0 0 0 no
Warrwa Arachnida, Scorpiones ba:rn ba:rn loan into protolanguage WW%PAARN WW %paarni 0 0 0 0 0
Wik Ngathan Arachnida, Scorpiones thal thal scorpion, centipede inheritance *thalV pWik underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Worrorra Arachnida, Scorpiones 'baarnja (FM) 'baarnja (FM) loan into protolanguage proto-Worrorran make it %PAARN - distinct from 'goanna' >spider in some lgs but probably this is the older meaning WW %paarni 0 0 0 0 0 no
Yan-nhangu Arachnida, Scorpiones missing missing missing 0 0 0 0 0 no
Yawuru Arachnida, Scorpiones bidinya bidinya loan direction unknown Karajarri underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Yidiny Arachnida, Scorpiones dumbu:n (T; <dumbunU>) dumbu:n (T; <dumbunU>) inheritance *tumpunu pYTj To Tjaap. /dumbunum/. underived 0 0 0 0 0 no
Yir-Yoront Arachnida, Scorpiones thonhthvn thonhthvn inheritance *cuncun pPaman; poss. (as *cuncu+) pPama-Nyungan underived Poss. redupication 0 0 0 0 0 no
Achagua order Scorpiones akétoo akétoo loan Witoto akaìdo See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Piapoco order Scorpiones chália tʃália See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari order Scorpiones tʃáre tʃáɾe See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Yavitero order Scorpiones c̷ec̷e tsetse See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Paresi order Scorpiones zakolokwa ðakulukwa unknown See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Waurá order Scorpiones huupa huupa unknown See Language page Joyce McCormick, PLE
Bora order Scorpiones óóvɨho (T98) óóβɨʔo inheritance See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Muinane order Scorpiones júúvehu (W97) xúúβeʔu See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Apalai order Scorpiones mynoto mɨnoto inheritance See Language page Rebekah L. Evans
Wayana order Scorpiones munët munǝt inheritance See Language page PLE
Tiriyó order Scorpiones minətə minətə inheritance See Language page Becky Walker
Makiritare order Scorpiones mɨnə̄tə (IDS); münö:tö (KH) mɨnə:tə inheritance See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Wai Wai order Scorpiones čikiri čikiri unique See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Yukpa order Scorpiones akúrichi, akúriti/e See Language page Phon only in source Ana Paula B., Melody Ann Ross, Aimee Lawrence
Muisca order Scorpiones quysua kuɨsua See Language page Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Northern Emberá order Scorpiones drɨnzooré drɨnzoːré See Language page Jonathan Quintanilla, PLE
Cofán order Scorpiones tini, shishittoshe tini See Language page phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Taushiro order Scorpiones ta´ha´ taʔhaʔ See Language page Daniel Valle
Páez order Scorpiones usmity usmity See Language page Daniel Valle
Pumé order Scorpiones čʰia-ara See Language page Paulina Franco, PLE
Puinave order Scorpiones sək (=snail) sək (=snail) unique See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett
Warao order Scorpiones ayawaka ayawaka See Language page John Blaha
Ashuar order Scorpiones titíng titing See Language page Daniel Valle
Huambisa order Scorpiones titig titiŋg See Language page Daniel Valle
Aguaruna order Scorpiones titígki titíngki inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle
Matses order Scorpiones chichun tʃitʃun unknown See Language page Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Chácobo order Scorpiones niβo niβo inheritance See Language page Joyce McCormick
Yagua order Scorpiones norityu noritju unique See Language page Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano order Scorpiones atoq-atoq atoq-atoq See Language page Daniel Valle, PLE
Piaroa order Scorpiones ɨ'dɨyuh ɨɁdɨjuh inheritance See Language page Paulina Franco, Becky Walker
Sáliva order Scorpiones ĩdisaca ĩdisaka inheritance See Language page Becky Walker
Barasano order Scorpiones kotibaha kotibaha See Language page Amanda Meeks
Carapana order Scorpiones cotapa kɔtapa See Language page Amanda Meeks
Makuna order Scorpiones cotiwaj̃a kotiwax̃a inheritance See Language page Amanda Meeks
Siriano order Scorpiones corébaabá koɾébaabá See Language page Amanda Meeks
Tanimuca order Scorpiones kũãparãka kũãparãka unique See Language page Kelsey Neely, Aimee Lawrence
Tuyuka order Scorpiones cutiapa kutiapa See Language page D. Jagannathan, Paulina Franco, Ana Paula B.
Siona order Scorpiones buni buni inheritance from centipede? See Language page Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Secoya order Scorpiones puni pũni See Language page Amanda Meeks
Karitiana order Scorpiones kennõn kennõn unknown See Language page Daniel Valle
Kokama order Scorpiones yatsura jatsuɾa unique See Language page Zach Burnett, Daniel Valle
Wayampi order Scorpiones yawayɨ jawajɨ inheritance See Language page PLE
Sirionó order Scorpiones kiraẽ kiraẽ unknown See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Ocaina order Scorpiones ahxaahcho aʔxaaʔtʃo inheritance See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Murui Witoto order Scorpiones acaìdo akaìdo (B83) inheritance loan into Achagua akétoo? See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito order Scorpiones tácusi (general term for scorpions and spiders) tákusi (general term for scorpions and spiders) unique See Language page Cjnthia Hansen
Záparo order Scorpiones shiriricha ʃiriritʃa See Language page Becky Walker
Wari order Scorpiones kyn (Sousa2009) kɨn (Sousa2009) See Language page PLE
Ese Ejja/Huarayo order Scorpiones axi tsewe, ahi (Girard 1971) axi tsewe, ahi See Language page Joyce McCormick
Cavineña order Scorpiones ahi-pa ahi-pa See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Central Aymara order Scorpiones ajarankhu (P04) axarankhu (P04) See Language page PLE
Kwazá order Scorpiones dytyi esiñũ?e dytyi esiñũ?e See Language page Joyce McCormick
Movima order Scorpiones kun̉-sisiwa kun̉-sisiwa See Language page Anissa Capuccino, Becky Walker
Kaingang order Scorpiones pỹn kakrã màg (pỹn=snake; kakrã=?; màg=big) pə̃n kakrã məŋ See Language page PLE
Djeoromitxi order Scorpiones oika oika See Language page PLE