goanna (generic) or sand goanna

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 Varanus spp baarni baarni loan direction unknown WW WW %paarni underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Bunuba Varanus spp ganbararra ganbararra unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Burarra Varanus spp gun-baḻ ana-dyawa gun-baḻ ana-dyawa unique phrase 0 1 2 0 0 no
Dhangu Varanus spp missing missing missing 0 1 2 0 0 no
Dhay’yi Varanus spp biyay7 biyay7 unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Dhuwal Varanus spp dyanda dyanda inheritance underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Djinang Varanus spp dyirrimiri dyirrimiri unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Gajirrabeng Varanus spp goording kurting inheritance kurti Jarragan also warlgarn underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Gooniyandi Varanus spp waawanyi waawanyi unique WW %walarri underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Gumatj Varanus spp ḏilkam ḏilkam inheritance underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Gupapuyngu Varanus spp ḏilkam dhilkam lizard] Sand Goanna, Varanus sp. inheritance simplex 0 1 2 0 0 no
Gurindji Varanus spp kirrawa kirrawa unique also tyarrampayi 'large g.' underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Guugu Yimidhirr Varanus spp thagay & walmbarra & barri thagay & walmbarra & barri sand goanna & goanna living on sandhill & sand goanna sp inheritance *cakañ pPama-Maric Flinders I. south along East Coast, to Maric generally. Also in Dyirbal, Warrgamay, Nyawaygi. Variant *cakay. Poss. loan in GYim or other northern languages. underived ganhaarr /ganhaarr/ is apparently generic for all goannas, water lizards, and crocodiles 0 1 2 0 0 no
Jaminjung Varanus spp marlatyaku marlatyaku unknown underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Jaru Varanus spp jarrambayi jarrambayi inheritance tyarrampayi Ngumpin-Yapa uncoded 0 1 2 0 0 no
Jingulu Varanus spp tyurrkupati tyurrkupati unknown underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Karajarri Varanus spp ŋolbalo ŋolbalo unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Kija Varanus spp karntuwalany karntuwalany unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Koko-Bera Varanus spp thukárr; minh- minh-thukárr goanna (sp not determined, but not qualified as 'small' or 'water') unique simplex
Kuku-Thaypan Varanus spp malkaw (; -anhye) malkaw (; -anhye) unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Kuku-Yalanji Varanus spp jadi & wangku & walkarr & bulbuji & kalajarr jadi & wangku & walkarr & bulbuji & kalajarr unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Kurtjar Varanus spp mpaargh & dharbhard mpaargh & dharbhard unique mpaargh does not include rdoth (water goanna) or nchorr (rock goann); dharbhard is poss. 'yound goanna'. underived eeny 0 1 2 0 0 no
Kuuk Thaayorre Varanus spp thatpvr; minh- thatpvr; minh- unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Mangala Varanus spp wilka wilka unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Mbabaram Varanus spp gey ~ algey gey ~ algey inheritance *cakay/ñ pPama-Maric Eastern, from Flinders Island south; includes Dyirrbal etc. underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Miriwung Varanus spp guding guding inheritance kurti Jarragan WW %walarri underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Ngandi Varanus spp gawgaw gawgaw unique reduplicated 0 1 2 0 0 no
Ngarinyin Varanus spp mandyal mandyal inheritance *matyal proto-Worrorran uncoded 0 1 2 0 0 no
Ngumbarl Varanus spp jallangurdee jallangurdee unique derived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Nyangumarta Varanus spp wangkarli wangkarli loan underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Nyikina Varanus spp barniy barniy loan direction unknown WW WW %paarni underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Nyulnyul Varanus spp baarni baarni loan direction unknown WW WW %paarni underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Pakanh Varanus spp thatchi; minha thatchi; minha unknown underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Rembarrnga Varanus spp merenh merenh unique 0 1 2 0 0 no
Ritharrngu Varanus spp wukutj wukuty inheritance 0 1 2 0 0 no
Tjaapukay Varanus spp ganyal kañal goanna unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Uw-Olkol Varanus spp akontel; inh inh-akontel Gould's goanna, Varanus gouldii unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Uw-Oykangand Varanus spp agondel; inh inh-agondel Gould's goanna, Varanus gouldii unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Walmajarri Varanus spp kakaji kakaji unique underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Wardaman Varanus spp malbardajgu malbardajgu unknown uncoded 0 1 2 0 0 no
Warrwa Varanus spp banne banne loan direction unknown WW WW %paarni 0 1 2 0 0
Wik Ngathan Varanus spp thechel thecvl sand goanna inheritance Poss. an inheritance from pWik; cf. Pakanh thatci underived minh PS: "or generc for all the big goannas?" 0 1 2 0 0 no
Worrorra Varanus spp barndom barndom doubtful loan proto-Worrorran Nyulnyulan WW WW %paarni uncoded 0 1 2 0 0 no
Wunambal Varanus spp baniw baniw loan direction unknown proto-Worrorran WW WW %paarni 0 1 2 0 0 no
Yan-nhangu Varanus spp birininy birininy unique 0 1 2 0 0 no
Yawuru Varanus spp barni (= dyalangardi) barni (= dyalangardi) loan direction unknown WW WW %paarni underived 0 1 2 0 0 no
Yidiny Varanus spp garrnggan (all dialects) garrnggan (all dialects) unique underived minya 0 1 2 0 0 no
Yir-Yoront Varanus spp ngarrchw; minh- minh-ngarrchw inheritance *ngarrcim(pV) local derived Probably with derivational +w 0 1 2 All seasons, peaking in Dry; eggs Post-Wet & Dry 0 0 no