emu

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
Meaning Portuguese

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
Bardi Dromaius novaehollandiae iniini iniini inheritance reduplicated 2 1 2 0 0 no
Bunuba Dromaius novaehollandiae gananganja gananganja loan into protolanguage karnanganytyja Bunuban Walmajarri WW also in Queensland (Wambaya, Warluwarric) Marrngu further? WW %karnanganytya underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Burarra Dromaius novaehollandiae wurrparn wurrparn loan Yolngu WW %wurrparn simplex 2 1 2 0 0 no
Dhangu Dromaius novaehollandiae wurrpaṉ wurrpaṉ inheritance simplex 2 1 2 0 0 no
Dhay’yi Dromaius novaehollandiae maḻwiya' marlwiya7 inheritance underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Dhuwal Dromaius novaehollandiae wurrpaṉ maḻwiya inheritance simplex 2 1 2 0 0 no
Djinang Dromaius novaehollandiae wurrbaḏapaḏa wurrbardaparda inheritance reduplicated 2 1 2 0 0 no
Gajirrabeng Dromaius novaehollandiae majoogoong majukung inheritance majuku Jarragan underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Gooniyandi Dromaius novaehollandiae garnanganyja garnanganyja loan into protolanguage karnangaytya Bunuban Walmajarri WW %karnanganytya underived WW into Qld 2 1 2 0 0 no
Gumatj Dromaius novaehollandiae wurrpaṉ maḻwiya inheritance underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Gupapuyngu Dromaius novaehollandiae wurrpaṉ dhupthup unique reduplicated 2 1 2 0 0 no
Gurindji Dromaius novaehollandiae kalyumpurr kalyumpurr unknown underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Guugu Yimidhirr Dromaius novaehollandiae burriway ~ burriwi burriway ~ burriwi emu inheritance *purriwi pPaman underived 2 1 eggs in season in June 2 0 0 no
Jaminjung Dromaius novaehollandiae gumirrinji gumirrinji inheritance kumingirrintyi Mirndi underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Jaru Dromaius novaehollandiae karnanganja karnanganja loan unknown WW as far as Queensland WW %karnanganytya uncoded 2 1 2 0 0 no
Jingulu Dromaius novaehollandiae kirninginjirni kirninginjirni unknown also kirdijingarrirni underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Karajarri Dromaius novaehollandiae pijarta pijarta loan direction unknown Yawuru underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Kija Dromaius novaehollandiae karnanganyja karnanganyja loan Jaru also wiyarrel; karnangantya WW from Qld WW %karnanganytya underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Koko-Bera Dromaius novaehollandiae parráy; mim- mim-parráy emu inheritance *purriwi pPaman Problematic Syn. punhth-thápvl & miñ-warr-thápvl simplex
Kuku-Thaypan Dromaius novaehollandiae (anhye-) arriba (anhye-) arriba inheritance *purripV pPaman underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Kuku-Yalanji Dromaius novaehollandiae korundi korundi unique underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Kurtjar Dromaius novaehollandiae dhongkualk & rriyorringkuath dhongkualk & rriyorringkuath unique compound Poss. dhoong 'seed' + i.lk 'eat' 2 1 2 0 0 no
Kuuk Thaayorre Dromaius novaehollandiae nhampi; minh- nhampi; minh- inheritance *ñampi pPaman Southernmost attestation is KThaay, northernmost is Umpila underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Mangala Dromaius novaehollandiae kalaŋanyca kalaŋanyca unique underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Mbabaram Dromaius novaehollandiae b3rr b3rr unique underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Miriwung Dromaius novaehollandiae madjugung madjugung inheritance matyuku Jarragan underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Ngandi Dromaius novaehollandiae wurpan wurpan loan Yolngu WW %wurrparn simplex 2 1 2 0 0 no
Ngarinyin Dromaius novaehollandiae dyebarra dyebarra inheritance *tyeparra proto-Worrorran uncoded 2 1 2 0 0 no
Ngumbarl Dromaius novaehollandiae winninee winninee inheritance WW %wini reduplicated 2 1 2 0 0 no
Nimanburru Dromaius novaehollandiae ganaŋandj ganaŋandj loan WW %karnanganytya derived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Nyangumarta Dromaius novaehollandiae kalaya kalaya loan Yulparija underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Nyikina Dromaius novaehollandiae karnanganyja karnanganyja loan areal WW %karnanganytya underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Nyulnyul Dromaius novaehollandiae wini wini inheritance cf. Gur. Winini 'emu chick' WW %wini underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Pakanh Dromaius novaehollandiae nhampi; minha nhampi; minha inheritance *ñamoi pPaman underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Rembarrnga Dromaius novaehollandiae wurrbbarn wurrpparn loan Yolngu WW %wurrparn simplex 2 1 2 0 0 no
Ritharrngu Dromaius novaehollandiae wurrpaṉ wurrparn inheritance simplex 2 1 2 0 0 no
Tjaapukay Dromaius novaehollandiae gindadja kintaca emu unique underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Uw-Olkol Dromaius novaehollandiae achamb; inh- inh-acamb emu inheritance *$acampa, with $ apical non-nasal pPaman underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Uw-Oykangand Dromaius novaehollandiae ajamb; inh- inh-ajamb emu inheritance *$acampa, with $ apical non-nasal pPaman underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Walmajarri Dromaius novaehollandiae karnaŋanytya karnaŋanytya loan WW from Qld? WW %karnanganytya underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Wardaman Dromaius novaehollandiae gumurrinji gumurrinji unknown uncoded 2 1 2 0 0 no
Warlpiri Dromaius novaehollandiae karlaya karlaya inheritance karlaya NGY-Marrngu-Wati WW %karlaya underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Warrwa Dromaius novaehollandiae garnanganyja garnanganyja loan WW %karnanganytya 2 1 2 0 0
Wik Ngathan Dromaius novaehollandiae achemp acvmp emu inheritance *Cacamp pPaman KLH reconstr; *C has to be apical non-nasal. Possability exists that it is a Wanderwort. underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Worrorra Dromaius novaehollandiae dyebarranya dyebarranya inheritance *tyeparra proto-Worrorran gender suffix -nya uncoded 2 1 2 0 0 no
Yan-nhangu Dromaius novaehollandiae wurrpaṉ wurrpaṉ inheritance simplex 2 1 2 0 0 no
Yawuru Dromaius novaehollandiae bijarda bijarda loan direction unknown Karajarri underived 2 1 2 0 0 no
Yidiny Dromaius novaehollandiae missing missing missing 2 1 2 0 0 no
Yir-Yoront Dromaius novaehollandiae pirri; minh- minh-pirri inheritance *purriwi pPaman Dixon (review of YY Lexicon) relates this to Mbabaram p3rr 'emu' presumably < *CVpirri & therefore a loan in YY underived Not a 'bird' (minh-puth-lon) older males 2 1 age & gender taboos 2 speared; all seasons men elaborately; bush-oven 0 0 no