sloth

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
pereza, pelejo (Peru), perezoso (Peru)
Meaning Portuguese
macaco preguica

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 Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. kwarang kwaraŋ inheritance Venezuelan subgroup? (shared Akawaio, Pemon, Eñepa) See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. tsiikábo, wáamo tsiikábo, wáamo unique Also wáamo uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Carijona Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. uarékore (M2000) missing See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Cubeo Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. jurãro hulãlo inheritance East Tukanoan, Branch I uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Amanda Meeks
Dâw Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. pen  pæn missing missing See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. tebori tebori unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Amanda Meeks
Eñepa Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. waram (MM) waram (MM) inheritance N Amazonian subgroup? (shared Akawaio, Pemon, Eñepa) See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Melody Ann Ross
Waorani Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. náį́mǫ unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Amanda Meeks
Hup Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. pán pán unique underived See Language page 0 1 sometimes 0 hunted men killed in treetops 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Pattie Epps
Kakua Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. wud wǔd unique underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Katherine Bolaños
Macaguan Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. jujúl huhúl unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Nheengatu Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. ai ai inheritance Proto-Tupi-Guarani Reconstructed PTG Mello 2000. Also: aiwasu ('royal sloth', lit. 'sloth-AUG') underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Ninam Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. mo$a+~ahi (gom), šɨmɨ (EM72) moʃa+~ahi (gom) unique also šɨmɨ (Migliazza) uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Kelsey Neely
Maihiki Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. badobɨ ago badobɨ ago unique uncoded ago ago = feminine animate See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Daniel Valle
Pemon Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. nupi (bradypus tridactylus), kuaran (choloepus didactylos) (A1981); kwarang (E1980) nupi, kuaran (A1981); kwaraŋ (E1980) choloepus didactylos inheritance Venezuelan subgroup? (shared Akawaio, Pemon, Eñepa) Also nupi (bradypus tridactylus) (A1981) Narrower (type) See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Resígaro Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. potsháadó potsʰáadó unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Ana Paula B.
Sanumá Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. simɨ a, saulemɨ a, simɨ gɨgɨ (possible general term) simɨ a, saulemɨ a, simɨ gɨgɨ (possible general term) inheritance simɨ a, saulemɨ a uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Kelsey Neely
Tukano Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. wɨ̃rɨ̂ wɨ̃rɨ̂ inheritance East Tukanoan, Branch II uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Yanomam Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. šɨmɨ (EM72) ʃɨmɨ inheritance uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Kelsey Neely
Yanomami Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. šɨmɨ (EM72) ʃɨmɨ inheritance underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Kelsey Neely
Yukuna Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. mulu mulu unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 Widespread Amazonia no Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Kabiyari Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. pút̪aru pút̪aɾu See Language page Widespread Amazonia Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Warekena Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. waɺuti waɺuti See Language page Widespread Amazonia Ana Paula B., PLE
Yavitero Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. wamú, tsíkedali wamú, tsíkedali See Language page Widespread Amazonia Ana Paula B., PLE
Paresi Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. zaˈlore makaˈti ðaˈlore makaˈti See Language page Widespread Amazonia Ana Paula B., PLE
Bora Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. adólli, piiyálli (FS) atótʃi, pʰiijátʃi See Language page Widespread Amazonia Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Muinane Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. dáágui (W97) dáágui See Language page Widespread Amazonia Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Apalai Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. orokore orokore See Language page Widespread Amazonia Rebekah L. Evans
Wayana Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. alokole alokole See Language page Widespread Amazonia PLE
Tiriyó Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. wirinae (pale-throated, three-toed sloth) wirinae See Language page Widespread Amazonia Becky Walker
Makiritare Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. wade'da'ta (KH) wadeʔdaʔta unique See Language page Widespread Amazonia Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Wai Wai Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. wayma (SM) wayma (SM) See Language page Widespread Amazonia Melody Ann Ross
Yukpa Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. uaí See Language page Widespread Amazonia Phon only in source Ana Paula B., Melody Ann Ross, Aimee Lawrence
Northern Emberá Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. kṍã kṍã See Language page Widespread Amazonia Jonathan Quintanilla, PLE
Cofán Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. sa'ndi, noe´su saʔndi See Language page Widespread Amazonia phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Candoshi-Shapra Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. migaasi minkaasi See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle
Taushiro Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. hu´unta huʔunta See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle
Tikuna Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. pöwí (R95) pöwí (R95) See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett, PLE
Puinave Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. iãn ɲãn See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett
Ashuar Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. iyus ĩjũs See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle
Huambisa Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. naki naki See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle
Aguaruna Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. uyúsh ujúʃ See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle
Matses Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. maid (perezoso ocioso) maid See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Yagua Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. piturya piturja See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle
Southern Pastaza Quechua Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. sivi sibi See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. indillama indiʎama See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle
Piaroa Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. buoiwa (R95) buoiwa (R95) See Language page Widespread Amazonia Paulina Franco, Becky Walker
Sáliva Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. uhda uʔda See Language page Widespread Amazonia Becky Walker
Carapana Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. wʉ̃nʉ wɨ̃nɨ̃ See Language page Widespread Amazonia Amanda Meeks
Makuna Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. quereca kɛɾɛka See Language page Widespread Amazonia Amanda Meeks
Siriano Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. quéra kéɾa See Language page Widespread Amazonia Amanda Meeks
Koreguaje Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. u'u uʔu See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle
Siona Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. u'u uʔu See Language page Widespread Amazonia Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Secoya Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. u'u uʔu See Language page Widespread Amazonia Amanda Meeks
Kokama Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. inheritance See Language page Widespread Amazonia Zach Burnett, Daniel Valle
Wayampi Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. aʔɨ (G89) aʔɨ (G89) inheritance See Language page Widespread Amazonia PLE
Ocaina Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. joohfíra hooʔɸíra See Language page Widespread Amazonia Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Murui Witoto Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. llaìño dʒaìɲo (B83) See Language page Widespread Amazonia Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. cáaji (Choloepus didactylus); aaca jinaána cáaji (Bradypus tridactylus) (MC: Compound Lit: 'pelejo del agua') káahi (Choloepus didactylus); aaka hinaána káahi (Bradypus tridactylus) (MC: Compound Lit: 'peleho del agua') See Language page Widespread Amazonia Cjnthia Hansen
Záparo Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. s+kaka sɨkaka See Language page Widespread Amazonia Becky Walker
Wari Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. tʃomin (Sousa2009) tʃomin (Sousa2009) See Language page Widespread Amazonia PLE
Ese Ejja/Huarayo Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. bewi-haha (Girard 1971) bewi-haha See Language page Widespread Amazonia Joyce McCormick
Kwazá Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. tauta tauta See Language page Widespread Amazonia Joyce McCormick
Djeoromitxi Choloepus sp., Bradypus sp. waodü waodø See Language page Widespread Amazonia PLE