squirrel

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
ardilla, danta (Ven)
Meaning Portuguese
serelepe, quatipuru, esquilo

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 Sciuridae karii kari inheritance Northern Carib? (Pemongan, Yukpa) Likely loan Carib > Hodï kali See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Baniwa family Sciuridae máderri (R95) máade-ɺi (FS), híjhe-ni (FS) inheritance; inheritance Central North Arawak Loan into Guahiban, e.g. Cuiva materi. Also (FS), híjhe-ni (FS) uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence
Carijona family Sciuridae meri (SM) meri (SM) inheritance North Arawak Yucuna mele See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Cubeo family Sciuridae buchitʉ̃rorʉ, jʉ̃jorʉ butʃitʉ̃lolʉ, hʉ̃holʉ unique Also ɣʉ̃ɣɔlʉ uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Dâw family Sciuridae waàm wâm inheritance missing See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano family Sciuridae wĩsõcã wĩsõcã inheritance East Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Eñepa family Sciuridae karin, (mas grande) kasamaeka (MM) karin, (mas grande) kasamaeka (MM) inheritance Northern Carib? (Pemongan, Yukpa) Likely loan Carib > Hodï kali. Also kasamaeka (large type) See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross
Hodï family Sciuridae jkali loan Carib, prob. Pemon e.g. Pemon " kari-kari", Akawaio kari, also Yanomami " kaɾio"; cf. Zent jkali uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Hup family Sciuridae wɔ̌m wɔ̌m inheritance underived See Language page 0 1 0 hunted men boiled or smoked 0 0 no Pattie Epps
Kakua family Sciuridae bâlaʔ, bâraʔ bàlaʔ unknown underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Katherine Bolaños
Macaguan family Sciuridae mátir mátiɾ loan (into protolg?) Cuiva-Sikuani-Macaguan Achagua/Piapoco Piapoco matèri, Yavitero mateti uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Nheengatu family Sciuridae akuti puru akuti puru inheritance maybe 'jumping agouti'? Phrase akuti 'agouti', puru 'ornamented' See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Maihiki family Sciuridae sɨsɨco ago sɨsɨko ago inheritance West Tukanoan uncoded ago ago = feminine animate See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Daniel Valle
Pemon family Sciuridae kari-kari (A1981); karii (E1980) kari-kari (A1981); kari (E1980) inheritance Northern Carib? (Pemongan, Yukpa) Likely loan Carib > Hodï kali. Also kari (E1980) See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Resígaro family Sciuridae meníigí meníigí inheritance Central North Arawak uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B.
Sanumá family Sciuridae wazabasi a (unspecified species), wazabasi kusukusumɨ a (unspecified), wazabasi gɨgɨ (possible general term) waʃabasi a (unspecified species), waʃabasi kusukusumɨ a (unspecified), waʃabasi gɨgɨ (possible general term) inheritance Carib Mapoyo wayari, or Quechua waywash, see also Ashuar (Q loan); generic? also wazabasi a (unspecified species), wazabasi kusukusumɨ a (unspecified) uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Sikuani family Sciuridae maderi (2), materi (2) loan (into protolg?) Achagua/Piapoco Piapoco matèri, Yavitero mateti uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Tukano family Sciuridae dɨ'tɨ̂ dɨ'tɨ̂ unique uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula, Amanda Novak, Aimee Lawrence
Kotiria family Sciuridae ~wiso ~wiso inheritance East Tukanoan uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Amanda Meeks
Yanomami family Sciuridae wayapashi, kario wajapaʃi (amazonian), kaɾio (guianan) inheritance Carib Mapoyo wayari; or? Quechua waywash, see also Ashuar (Q loan). Also kaɾio (guianan squirrel) Narrower underived See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Kelsey Neely
Yukuna family Sciuridae ijyé, melé ihjé, melé inheritance; loan Carib, Carijona? Also melé uncoded See Language page 0 1 0 0 0 no Ana Paula B., Aimee L., PLE
Achagua family Sciuridae máatiri máatiri inheritance See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Piapoco family Sciuridae matèri matèɾi See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari family Sciuridae máane-ri, hítʃhe máane-ɾi, hítʃhe See Language page Ana Paula B., Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Yavitero family Sciuridae matéti matéti See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Paresi family Sciuridae katsekereke 'comom', koˈlinare 'original' katsekereke 'comum', kuˈlinare 'original' unknown See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Baure family Sciuridae košas koʃas unknown See Language page Anissa Capuccino
Bora family Sciuridae néépi- (T98) néépʰi- loan, direction unknown Witoto (Murui) See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Muinane family Sciuridae tiitiu (R95) [cf. Cofan] tiitiu (R95) See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Apalai family Sciuridae meri meri inheritance See Language page Rebekah L. Evans
Wayana family Sciuridae meli meli inheritance See Language page PLE
Tiriyó family Sciuridae mere mere inheritance See Language page Becky Walker
Makiritare family Sciuridae kadi:yu (KH) kadi:ju inheritance See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Mapoyo family Sciuridae wayari wayari See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Wai Wai family Sciuridae awalku (SM) awalku (SM) unique See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Yukpa family Sciuridae kírikri kírikri See Language page Phon only in source Ana Paula B., Melody Ann Ross, Aimee Lawrence
Kalapalo family Sciuridae igu igu unknown See Language page Joyce McCormick
Northern Emberá family Sciuridae bɨdʉ bɨdʉ See Language page Jonathan Quintanilla, PLE
Cuiva family Sciuridae cʉcʉ, materi (both rk83) See Language page Rebecca Khorram, Amanda Meeks
Cofán family Sciuridae tutuye tɯtɯjɛ See Language page phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Candoshi-Shapra family Sciuridae goosi, konabi (big one) nkoosi, konampi unique; loan, direction unknown Jivaroan See Language page Daniel Valle
Taushiro family Sciuridae huven huwɨn See Language page Daniel Valle
Páez family Sciuridae xsuma ʃuma See Language page Daniel Valle
Puinave family Sciuridae tzscho, bicu (R95) unique See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett
Ashuar family Sciuridae kunám, kunámp, waiwásh kunam, kunamp, waiwaʃ See Language page Daniel Valle
Huambisa family Sciuridae kunam kunam See Language page Daniel Valle
Aguaruna family Sciuridae kunám(pe) kunám(pe) loan (into protolg?), direction unknown Candoshi See Language page Daniel Valle
Matses family Sciuridae capa kapa inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Yagua family Sciuridae mucatyu mukatju unique See Language page Daniel Valle
Southern Pastaza Quechua family Sciuridae waywashi waywaʃi See Language page Daniel Valle
Ingá family Sciuridae ardita (Spanish loan) See Language page Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua family Sciuridae huaihuashi waiwaʃi See Language page Daniel Valle
Piaroa family Sciuridae kæsiri kæsiri unique See Language page Paulina Franco, Becky Walker
Sáliva family Sciuridae tahihne taʔiʔne unique See Language page Becky Walker
Carapana family Sciuridae wĩsõcã (red squirrel) wĩsɔ̃kã (red squirrel), wecʉ (FS) See Language page Amanda Meeks
Makuna family Sciuridae ñisocã, ũisocã (red squirrel) ɲisokã, ũisokã (red squirrel) inheritance See Language page Amanda Meeks
Siriano family Sciuridae misõcã́ misõkã́ See Language page Amanda Meeks
Tanimuca family Sciuridae bẽ'rẽri'ka bẽ'rẽri'ka loan Carib? via Yucuna See Language page Kelsey Neely, Aimee Lawrence
Koreguaje family Sciuridae masʉsʉko masʉ̃sʉko inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle
Siona family Sciuridae sësëco sɨsɨko inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle, Aimee Lawrence
Secoya family Sciuridae sësëco, ma hua'ru sɨ̃sɨkɔ, ma wa'ru See Language page Amanda Meeks
Kokama family Sciuridae kuti kuti inheritance See Language page Zach Burnett, Daniel Valle
Wayampi family Sciuridae kusipulu (G89) kusipulu (G89) inheritance See Language page PLE
Sirionó family Sciuridae quishɨcoɨ (P85) kiʃɨkoɨ doubtful loan Arawak, e.g. Baure koʃas See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Ocaina family Sciuridae cajíínco, tsihtsihfííco kahĩ́ĩ́ko, tsiʔtsiʔfííko unique; doubtful loan (into protolg?) Western Tukanoan See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, Aimee Lawrence, PLE
Murui Witoto family Sciuridae nofi, cɨcɨño, ɨicɨño noɸi, kɯkɯɲo, ɯikɯɲo (B83) loan, direction unknown; doubtful loan (into protolg?); unique Bora; Western Tukanoan See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito family Sciuridae jimɨ'ɨti iriyáacu (Sciurus spadiceus and Sciurus igniventris) (MC: Compound Lit: 'acarreador de callampa') himɨ'ɨti irijáaku (Sciurus spadiceus and Sciurus igniventris) (MC: Compound Lit: 'acarreador de callampa') unique See Language page Cjnthia Hansen
Záparo family Sciuridae kam+taka kamɨtaka See Language page Becky Walker
Wari family Sciuridae piramʔ (Sousa2009) piramʔ (Sousa2009) See Language page PLE
Cavineña family Sciuridae dawapa (G71) dawapa (G71) See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Kwazá family Sciuridae hotemã, tsĩkẽ hotemã, tsĩkẽ See Language page Joyce McCormick
Movima family Sciuridae hua'hua'i (J62) xua'xua'i See Language page Anissa Capuccino, Becky Walker
Kaingang family Sciuridae jòtiti yɔtiti See Language page PLE
Djeoromitxi family Sciuridae tekati tekati See Language page PLE