coot

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
Bankalachi Toloim Fulica americana hoi-yo'-le Coot (Fulica) loan Yokuts Tinlinne Yokuts hoi-yol'-lis same underived C. H. Merriam 72-79, 60-461 2 1 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Fulica americana si'-ah (RV, RM); coot (Fulica) inheritance *saya Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 217 (2008:69) same underived Merriam 61:79 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Fulica americana tan'-no-mal no Luiseno form to help Coot, Fulica unique same derived ends in -mal “diminutive”; Merriam recorded tanu-wet in other dialects. Meaning of root unknown tanu? tanew? -7aʃ “pet” Possessive classifier -7aʃ sásaymalʸem? http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n155/mode/2up; p. 171 no info 2 Bird songs are all about water birds, but I don't know if this bird is mentioned 1 Water birds are an important food source. no info hunted Men roasted, stewed, eggs eaten 0 0 West coastal and southern North America to Central America Wetlands, open water no
Central Sierra Miwok Fulica americana 7óp7iple- mudhen unique underived must be etymologically complex Freeland & Broadbent 1960 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Fulica americana shă'-bits, sah'-put/ts 'saapɨcI Coot (Fulica) inheritance *saya Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 217 (2008:69) same other complex 'saa-pɨ-cI coot-?-ABS Merriam 59:533 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Fulica americana missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Fulica americana tesk'; nek' coot unique underived Merriam 55:15 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Fulica americana missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Fulica americana ksen coot (Merriam confirms k'sā-en 55:45) unique underived Mamet 2008:18 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Fulica americana missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Comanche Fulica americana missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Fulica americana moo'-kul 60-265 ˈmukal (?) Coot, Fulica sp. inheritance *muk- Takic mukal “beaked one”. This is probably a nickname; cf. song: wisayne pumuknele “I am wisay, his beak am I”; S1497a (Stubbs 2009:222) same other complex ˈmuka-l beak-npn (?) -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n251/mode/2up, p. 265 no info 2 has his song 1 water birds a favorite no info hunted men roasted, stewed, eggs eaten 0 0 Americas wetlands, open water no
Esselen Fulica americana missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Fulica americana kwah-e-ar kwe-nar-saht 72-79, 60-427 mud eater duck kwaˈʔi:ʔar kwiˈna:r şa:t Coot unique *kwa, *kwira, *saya Uto-Aztecan, Uto-Aztecan, Northern Uto-Aztecan respectively A nonce formation same phrase kwaˈʔi:ʔar kwiˈna:r şa:t eater mud water.bird -ʔaʧ “pet possessive classifier for animals şa:t http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n415/mode/2up; p. 427 no info 2 1 all birds eaten (McC 116) no info hunted men roasted 0 0 West coastal and southern North America to Central America wetlands and open water no
Iipay 'Aa Fulica americana ɂeyuw mud hen unique broader (includes ducks) underived Couro & Hutcheson 1973 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Fulica americana saapɨzi mudhen inheritance *saya Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 217 (2008:69) same other complex saa-pɨ-zi coot-ABS-ABS Zigmond et al. 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Fulica americana missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Fulica americana pah-kwe-nee-tah-hah kwah-he-ŭt pang-aht-sah “mud hen” ˈpakʷinitay ˈkʷaʔiwɨt ˈpaŋaʦaʔ Coot unique good UA vocabulary but probably a nonce form same phrase ˈpakʷini-ta-y ˈkʷaʔi-wɨ-t ˈpaŋaʦaʔ mud-npn-obj eat-augmentative-npn duck (probably a nonce formation) -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals ˈpaŋacaʔ http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n1/mode/2up, p. 15 no info 2 1 probably no info hunted men roasted, boiled, eggs eaten 0 0 West coastal and southern North America to Central America wetlands and open water no
Lake Miwok Fulica americana lóhlok, tóhlok mudhen loan Hill Patwin “probably fro Hill Patwin LoLok 'mudhen' and Hill Patwin toLok 'mudhen'” 1965:244 reduplicated Callaghan 1965 2 1 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Fulica americana $áyla ʹşajla mud hen inheritance *saya(C) Northern Uto-Aztecan S217 (and 710) Stubbs 2009:69, very consistently for “coot, mud-hen” except in Cahuilla same other complex ʹşaj-la mud.hen-non.possessed.noun -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier; NPN form of noun is ʔaʃla no info Elliott 1999: 846 no info 2 1 not eaten (Sparkman 1908:199) no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 West coastal and southern North America to Central America Wetlands, open water no
Maidu Fulica americana bos'-toi coot unique underived Merriam 57:47 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mojave Fulica americana hanyiwily, ɂahanyiiwily mudhen unique same phrase ha- “water” Munro et al.1992 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Fulica americana yū-rān, u-ran coot inheritance Southern Costanoan only Pinart has for “duck” in Co IV underived Merriam 55:415 2 1 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Fulica americana tol'-lok coot loan Sierra Miwok Mip tohkol, tok:ol, and in Mins underived Merriam 57:239 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Fulica americana saya mudhen (M: Coot (Fulica) inheritance *saya Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 217 (2008:69) same underived Yerington Dictionary 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Fulica americana o-to'-kā-e, o-to'-koi coot inheritance Eastern Miwokan In Mip other complex -aj (and probably -y) Merriam 57:399 2 1 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Fulica americana tohkol, tok:ol mudhen inheritance Eastern Miwokan In Mins underived Callaghan 1984 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Fulica americana shōn'-shun coot unique Salinan reduplicated Merriam 55:377 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Fulica americana shum'-shum coot unique Salinan reduplicated Merriam 55:377 2 1 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Fulica americana ziic hacáatol American coot unique same phrase bird dangerous (brings bad luck) Comcaac Dictionary 616 2 1 0 0 0 no
Serrano Fulica americana missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Fulica americana sah'-sit saapɨtsI Coot (Fulica) inheritance *saya Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 217 (2008:69) same other complex has -pɨtsI ABS Merriam's Ki-vav-vit 61:365 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Fulica americana chool-chool'-lah coot inheritance Eastern Miwokan Mip culcul “teal duck” reduplicated Merriam 57:461 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Fulica americana missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Fulica americana shāyal ʃa:ˈjal Mudhen or American coot, Fulica americana inheritance *saya(C) Northern Uto-Aztecan S217 (and 710) Stubbs 2009:69, very consistently for “coot, mud-hen” except in Cahuilla, Cupeño same other complex ʃa:ˈja-l mudhen-npn Hill 2010:77 no info 2 feathers in wand carried at burning 1 no info hunted men roasted on coals, bones ground (some consultants denied Tub. ate eggs before Whites) 0 0 West coastal and southern North America to Central America wetlands and open water no
Tümpisa Shoshone Fulica americana saiyappüh mud hen, coot inheritance *saya Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 217:2008:69 same other complex saiya-ppüh coot-CL ppüh Dayley 1989:234 2 1 0 0 0 no
Wappo Fulica americana méyc'ic'a mudhen (CHM confirms 52:575) unique phrase water-bird Sawyer 1965 2 1 0 0 0 no
Washo Fulica americana madá:t'ak coot, mud hen unique underived Merriam 55:309; WPD 2 1 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Fulica americana pasaya Mud hen inheritance *pa:-saya Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 217 (2008:69), unproblematic same derived pa-saya water-mud.hen Bethel et al.:130 no info 2 1 surely eaten no info hunted men no info 0 0 no
Wintu Fulica americana qa:tqat any tame or wild duck, coot unique reduplicated Pitkin 1985 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Fulica americana missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Fulica americana concen mudhen unique unique in Kroeber same underived might have reduplication Kroeber 1961:204 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Fulica americana datcai mudhen (Merriam confirms 58:369) inheritance Nim-Yokuts Kroeber except for Buena Vista, Pal, Yowl same underived Kroeber 1961:204 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Fulica americana hoyòlis mudhen unique Unique in Kroeber same underived might have -is suffix? Kroeber 1961:204 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuki Fulica americana we'-shil mat'-mah MO, ūūtcûNi B mudhen inheritance *wišil matma Yukian Schlichter 1985; B form is *7uk'čəy compound Schlichter diss Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuma Fulica americana mus-em'-kwer-yahk' Coot (Fulica, Mudhen unique unknown Contains the -yaq “lying.in” element Merriam 61:461 2 1 0 0 0 no