what?

Semantic Field
grammar
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
que, qué
Meaning Portuguese
que

Languages

Language Orthographic Form Phonemicized Form Gloss as in Source Etymology Code Proto-Form Proto-Language Loan Source Wanderwort Status Etyma Set Etymology Notes Source Created By General Notes
Bankalachi Toloim hahp'-tră “what is it?” 221 inheritance Jane Hill
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone hiin, hakai (of saying), hakani (doing) inheritance Jane Hill
Cahuilla hiche'a inheritance S&H 1979 Jane Hill
Central Sierra Miwok ti/n:y- inheritance Jane Hill
Chemehuevi hani/(a) inheritance Jane Hill
Chumash Barbareno kiki'i inheritance Wash 2001:39 Jane Hill
Chumash Cruzeno weta, nuwash7a unknown JPH Jane Hill
Chumash Ineseno suk'u unknown A 15 Jane Hill
Chumash Obispeno qasty unknown JPH Jane Hill
Chumash Ventureno kjeki, huki he? (89:062) inheritance JPH Jane Hill
Cocopa lu:ny, lu:p unknown Jane Hill
Comanche hina, hini inheritance Jane Hill
Cupeño hi-sh [hɪʃ] inheritance Jane Hill
Esselen keT-?? unknown Shaull 1995:213 Jane Hill
Gabrielino heta:; inheritance Jane Hill
Iipay 'Aa 'uuch [Ɂuˑ˅ʧ] unknown Jane Hill
Kawaiisu ha-ga inheritance Jane Hill
Kiliwa 7-kWit unknown Jane Hill
Kitanemuk haminat inheritance Jane Hill
Lake Miwok hi/nti inheritance Jane Hill
Luiseño hi:-cha inheritance Jane Hill
Maidu he\si/ inheritance Jane Hill
Mojave kuuch unknown Jane Hill
Mutsun hiTise inheritance O77:72 Jane Hill
Nisenan homa: inheritance Jane Hill
Northern Paiute haga, inheritance SAA 1982 Jane Hill
Northern Sierra Miwok ha: inheritance? Jane Hill
Plains Miwok ha:h inheritance? Jane Hill
Salinan A tas- p. 35 unknown Jane Hill
Salinan M Taltom' unknown Mason 1918:36 Jane Hill
Seri (Comcaac) a/z, haz unknown Jane Hill
Serrano hi:t inheritance Jane Hill
Southern Paiute aga- “what” (w/ post pos); inheritance Jane Hill
Southern Sierra Miwok mi-, tin:y- inheritance Jane Hill
Southern Ute ag'arY inheritance Jane Hill
Tübatulabal haajn, haajnt inheritance Jane Hill
Tümpisa Shoshone hii inheritance Jane Hill
Wappo tha/l unknown Jane Hill
Washo hu/nga 588 unknown Jane Hill
Western Mono hii/pI/ inheritance Jane Hill
Wintu pe:h inheritance Jane Hill
Yavapai ka/(v) unknown Jane Hill
Yokuts Palewyami how-wahl/-te: inheritance CHM Berman 2002 Jane Hill
Yokuts Yawdanchi ha- 267 han 228 inheritance K07:267,228 Jane Hill
Yokuts Yowlumne ha'uk inheritance N1944:233 Jane Hill
Yuki 7iyi inheritance S&S 1984 Jane Hill
Baniwa kóaka kóaka inheritance See Language page Ana Paula B.
Carijona ətɨ (interr.) inheritance See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Zach Burnett, PLE
Cubeo aipe, ye aipɛ, jɛ inheritance See Language page Kelsey Neely; Tanja Baeuerlein
Dâw pay paj unique See Language page Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Desano doʔpá, jẽʔẽ́ doʔpá, jẽʔẽ́ inheritance See Language page Ana Paula; Tanja Baeuerlein
Eñepa nəhpa nəhpa unique See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Hodï kwe unique See Language page Paulina Franco, Bettie Gonzalez
Waorani k̃ĩnõ unique See Language page Paulina Franco, Bettie Gonzalez, PLE
Hup hɨ̃n'ɨ̌h ~hɨd'ɨ̌h inheritance See Language page Pattie Epps
Makushi ɨʔ (IDS) ɨʔ (IDS) unique See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Nheengatu maá maá inheritance See Language page John Blaha, Lauren Franklin
Ninam kale, karɨ thə (EM72) kale, kaɾɨ tʰə (EM72) unique See Language page Kelsey Neely
Maihiki iye ije inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle
Pemon ök (E1980); ök (M2000) ök (E1980) inheritance See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Sanumá kapite (EM72) kapite (EM72) unknown See Language page Kelsey Neely
Tariana kwaka kwaka inheritance See Language page Ana Paula B.
Tukano yẽéʔ (hr) jẽéʔ (hr) inheritance E Tuk See Language page Ana Paula, Amanda Novak
Kotiria ~yaba ~jaba inheritance E Tuk See Language page D. Jagannathan, Tanja Bauerlein
Yanomam wɨtipi (EM72) wɨtipi inheritance See Language page Kelsey Neely
Yanomami weti (MM07) weti inheritance See Language page Kelsey Neely
Yukuna na na inheritance See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Yuhup n'ɨ̌h ~d'ɨ̌h inheritance See Language page Ana Paula B., Pattie Epps
Arabana minha inheritance Claire Bowern
Bardi anggi inheritance Claire Bowern
Bunuba nginjaga unknown Claire Bowern
Burarra [missing] missing Claire Bowern
Dhangu nhä inheritance Claire Bowern
Dhuwal nhä inheritance Claire Bowern
Dhuwala nhä inheritance Claire Bowern
Diyari minha inheritance Claire Bowern
DiyariREU mina? inheritance Claire Bowern
Djambarrpuyngu nha: Claire Bowern
Djapu nhä inheritance Claire Bowern
Djinang nyimi inheritance Claire Bowern
Gajirrabeng garna inheritance Claire Bowern
Gooniyandi jaji unique Claire Bowern
Gupapuyngu nhä inheritance Claire Bowern
Gurindji nyampa inheritance Claire Bowern
Jaru nyarra inheritance Claire Bowern
Jawi aŋgi gurrundyin ? aŋgi gurrunjin ? inheritance Claire Bowern
Karajarri ngana inheritance Claire Bowern
Kija kapu inheritance Claire Bowern
Malyangapa minha inheritance Claire Bowern
Mangala ngantu inheritance Claire Bowern
Miriwung gaboo inheritance Claire Bowern
Mithaka mina inheritance Claire Bowern
Mudburra ngadarra Claire Bowern
Mudburra ngadarra inheritance Claire Bowern
Ngamini wananda unique Claire Bowern
Ngandi nyja unique Claire Bowern
Ngarluma nhala unique Claire Bowern
Ngumbarl yangee <yangee> inheritance Claire Bowern
Nhirrpi minha inheritance Claire Bowern
Nimanburru aŋgi gurrindyin ? aŋgi gurrindyin ? inheritance Claire Bowern
Northern Mangarla ngantu Claire Bowern
Northern Nyangumarta ngani inheritance Claire Bowern
Nyangumarta ngani inheritance Claire Bowern
Nyikina ngana ŋana inheritance Claire Bowern
Paakantyi miṉa inheritance Claire Bowern
Pirriya [missing] missing Claire Bowern
Pitta-Pitta minha inheritance Claire Bowern
Rirratjingu nha: inheritance Claire Bowern
Ritharrngu nhaa inheritance Claire Bowern
Unggumi agaba ~ agubayi agaba ~ agubayi loan Warrwa Claire Bowern
Walmajarri nyapartu inheritance Claire Bowern
Wangkayutyuru [missing] missing Claire Bowern
Warrwa anggi angki inheritance Claire Bowern
Worrorra angu(w)iji angu(w)iji loan Bardi Claire Bowern
Wubuy yangi unique Claire Bowern
Yan-nhangu nhä inheritance Claire Bowern
Yandruwandha minha, minhaya inheritance Claire Bowern
Yarluyandi minha inheritance Claire Bowern
Yawarrawarrka mina? inheritance Claire Bowern
Yawuru kamba warany kamba warany inheritance Claire Bowern
Achagua tána tána inheritance See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Piapoco càiná, cawiná kàiná, kawiná See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Kabiyari mikha, umha, arhi (who/what) mikha, umha, arhi (who/what) See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Warekena iʃi iʃi See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Wapishana kʰanu-m dii; naʔapʰam kʰanu-m dii; naʔapʰam inheritance Proto North Arawak? See Language page Ana Paula B.
Paresi xoanere, xoare ʃoanere, ʃoare unknown See Language page Ana Paula B., PLE
Baure woyikowon; kon wojikowon; kon unique See Language page Anissa Capuccino
Waurá ka-i'c̷a; ka ka-i'¢a; ka inheritance See Language page Joyce McCormick
Arutani maya maya See Language page John Blaha
Sape pemente pemente See Language page John Blaha
Bora ɨɨná ɨɨná unknown See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Muinane xínéxe xínέxɛ See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Akawaio ökrö öʔrö inheritance Akawaio-Pemon See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Lauren Franklin
Akawaio/Ingariko dialect ɤʔrɤ (as a question) ɤʔrɤ (as a question) See Language page Lauren Franklin
Wayana ëtï ǝtɨ inheritance See Language page PLE
Tiriyó eeke (more closely 'how') eeke inheritance See Language page Becky Walker
Makiritare ākene (IDS); a:kene (KM) (also means how), önekö:mü (KH) a:kene (KM), ənekə:mɨ (KH) inheritance See Language page Melody Ann Ross, Karina Baeza
Mapoyo ëtïna ɛtʊna See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Wai Wai ahče ahče inheritance See Language page Melody Ann Ross
Waimiri Atroari apia apja See Language page Melody Ann Ross, PLE
Kalapalo uwa- uwa- unknown See Language page Joyce McCormick
Muisca ipqua ipkua See Language page Daniel Valle
Northern Emberá kã́re / zãoá kã́re / zãoá See Language page Jonathan Quintanilla, PLE
Macaguan nekía, nekiája nekía, nekiáha unique See Language page Ana Paula B., Rebecca Khorram
Cofán jongoesu hoⁿgwɛsɯ See Language page Daniel Valle phonemic transcriptions are ESTIMATIONS
Candoshi-Shapra máyá májá unique See Language page Daniel Valle
Taushiro antu´han antuʔhan See Language page Daniel Valle
Páez quiananqui kiananki See Language page Daniel Valle
Tikuna taxacü (interrogative) [5, 2, 2] taʔakɨ unique See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett, PLE
Urarina dʒa tʃa unique See Language page Daniel Valle, PLE
Camsa ndajá ndajá See Language page Daniel Valle, Anissa Capuchino
Andoke híʌ híʌ unique See Language page Kelsey Neely, PLE
Pumé tjãnã See Language page Paulina Franco, PLE
Puinave bə-i-dik bə-i-dik unique See Language page Daniel Valle, Zach Burnett
Máku čini tʃini See Language page PLE
Warao kasikaha (what/some/any) kasikaha (what/some/any) See Language page John Blaha
Ashuar warí wari See Language page Daniel Valle
Huambisa wari wari See Language page Daniel Valle
Aguaruna wají waxí inheritance See Language page Daniel Valle
Matses atoda, atotsi atoɾa, atotsi unknown See Language page Daniel Valle, Becky Walker
Chácobo hawɨ; hawɨ-ni hawɨ; hawɨ-ni inheritance See Language page Joyce McCormick
Yagua miy mij unique See Language page Daniel Valle
Southern Pastaza Quechua ima ima See Language page Daniel Valle
Ingá ima (relative)/imatak (interrogative) ima (relative)/imatak (interrogative) See Language page Daniel Valle
Napo Lowland Quichua ima ima See Language page Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano ima ima See Language page Daniel Valle, PLE
Piaroa däje dæhe unknown See Language page Amanda Novak, Becky Walker
Sáliva ãda ãda unknown See Language page Becky Walker
Barasano ~je ~je See Language page D. Jagannathan, Tanja Baeuerlein
Carapana ñe ɲɛ See Language page Amanda Novak, Tanja Baeuerlein
Makuna ~je ~je inheritance See Language page Amanda Novak, D. Jagannathan, Tanja Bauerlein
Yuruti jẽ́ẽ, 'dáiro jẽ́ẽ, 'dáiro See Language page Ana Paula; Tanja Baeuerlein
Waikhana ja'be, dɨʔ'se ja'be, dɨʔ'se See Language page Ana Paula; Tanja Baeuerlein
Siriano di'ʔí-, jẽ.'ẽ́-do di'ʔí-, jẽ.'ẽ́-do See Language page Ana Paula, Kelsey Neely
Tanimuca daʔko'a daʔko'a inheritance See Language page Kelsey Neely
Tatuyo dópe, 'jẽẽ dópe, 'jẽẽ See Language page Emily Buell, Paulina Franco
Tuyuka yẽ'ẽ jẽʔẽ See Language page D. Jagannathan, Paulina Franco, Ana Paula B.
Waimaja ñẽ́ ɲẽ́ See Language page Kelsey Neely
Koreguaje ʉque ʉke doubtful loan Spanish See Language page Daniel Valle
Siona hado, 'ke (Spanish loan?) hado, 'ke (Spanish loan?) unknown; doubtful loan Spanish See Language page Kelsey Neely
Secoya quea'ni keaʔni See Language page Amanda N
Karitiana mõramõn mõɾamõn unknown See Language page Daniel Valle
Kokama mari mari inheritance See Language page Zach Burnett, Daniel Valle
Wayampi mɔmaʔɛ mɔmaʔɛ inheritance See Language page PLE
Sirionó mae; ma (P85) mae; ma inheritance See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Kamayurá maˀanuat maˀanuat inheritance See Language page Rebekah L. Evans
Ocaina dsoh dzoʔ unknown See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Nɨpode Witoto nï-póde nɯ-pódɛ See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz
Minica Witoto mïnḯka mɯnɯ́ka See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz
Murui Witoto bu.e bu.ɛ unique See Language page Leslie Smith, Sarah Kuntz, PLE
Iquito saáca saáka inheritance See Language page Cynthia Hansen
Záparo katsaka katsaka See Language page Becky Walker
Ese Ejja/Huarayo yaxa yaxa See Language page Joyce McCormick
Cavineña a(ʔ)i; ehe a(ʔ)i; ehe inheritance See Language page Joyce McCormick, Becky Walker
Central Aymara kuna kunasa See Language page PLE
Kwazá tsũhũ tsũhũ See Language page Joyce McCormick
Movima eɬe-ɬaʔa eɬe-ɬaʔa See Language page Anissa Capuccino, Becky Walker
Trumai hele=in hele=in unique See Language page Rebekah L. Evans, PLE
Kaingang ne, hẽ ri ke kã nenɛ̃; hɛ̃ ri ke kã; ne See Language page PLE
Djeoromitxi be be See Language page PLE