gray tree squirrel

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
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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 Sciurus spp. yun'-haw Gray tree squirrel (Sciurus spp.) loan Yokuts Yowlumne yun'-hah; yun'-ho; same underived C. H. Merriam 72-77, 60-455 2 1 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Sciurus spp. tsikih squirrel, golden mantled squirrel loan into protolanguage *tɨku/ciku Uto-Aztecan Gabrielino Stubbs 2093a, b (2008;288) WW %sik same underived probably onomatopoeia in origin Crum & Dayley 1993:291 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Sciurus spp. síkawet ˈsikawet tree squirrel loan into protolanguage *sika-(wV) Northern Uto-Aztecan Wintun S2094 (Stubbs 2009:288); may be very early loan into NUA WW %sik unclear derived sika-wet (with augmentative) -- although this may be false etymology -7aʃ "pet" animal is -7ash; the meat is with a meat classifier, usually -sex7a “cooked item” or -wa7 “roasted item” (Seiler 1977:304-5) Seiler & Hioki 1979:185 Gray Tree Squirrel (“Flying squirrel”) is a Wildcat Moiety animal (Strong 1929:109) 2 1 no info hunted Men boiled, roasted 0 0 Western North America woodlands no
Central Sierra Miwok Sciurus spp. mé:we- squirrel inheritance Eastern Miwokan In all Mis, Mip underived Freeland & Broadbent 1960 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Sciurus spp. ho-un' tă-vats (not here) Gray tree squirrel (Sciurus fossor) unique probably a nonce formation; I don't know what ho-un would be; Kawaiisu has wogo-dava'a-zi “pine.tree-chipmunk” but Merriam would have heard that) same phrase X-chipmunk Merriam 59:523 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Sciurus spp. ʃoʃo chipmunk, flying squirrel loan Takic WW %sik reduplicated Beeler 1978:184 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Sciurus spp. missing inheritance missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Sciurus spp. missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Sciurus spp. tŏn'-tŏn' Gray tree squirrel unique reduplicated Merriam 55:37 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Sciurus spp. missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Comanche Sciurus spp. wokoohwi tree squirrel unique Contains woko “pine tree” same other complex pine.tree - animal.classifier??? (Robinson & Armagost say “literally, turns fast”, which is folk etymology -- how they could have an entry for “tree squirrel” directly under “pine tree” and come up with that is a great mystery, it's unsupported by any mat Robinson & Armagost 1990:162 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Sciurus spp. sekawet səʹkawət chipmunk loan into protolanguage *sika-(wV) Northern Uto-Aztecan unknown S2094 (Stubbs 2009:288); may be very early loan into NUA WW %sik same derived səʹka-wə-t tree.squirrel-augmentative-npn (may be bogus analysis) -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Hill & Nolasquez 1973:171 no info 2 1 no info no info no info no info 0 0 western North America woodlands no
Esselen Sciurus spp. missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Sciurus spp. se-se'-kot 72-77, 60-417 siˈsi:kot gray tree squirrel inheritance *sika-(wV) Northern Uto-Aztecan S2094 (Stubbs 2009:288); may be very early loan into NUA; note similar Yokuts forms WW %sik broader (includes chipmunks and tree squirrels) other complex siˈsi:ko-t squirrel-npn (root may have redu[ -ʔaʧ "pet" possessive classifier for animals http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n415/mode/2up; p. 417 no info 2 Couplet in Luiseno, so probably at Creator's mourning ceremony 1 McC p. 116 no info hunted men roasted, boiled, bones ground 0 0 Western North America woodlands no
Iipay 'Aa Sciurus spp. mahCH-ti' gray tree squirrel (Sciurus fossor) inheritance Proto-Yuman Kiliwa xmaal same phrase 7emall-tay “big emall” Merriam 55:201 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Sciurus spp. wogo-davaɁa-zi gray squirrel, tree squirrel inheritance *wokoN-*tapa pine-squirrel Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2095 (2008:288) plus the “pine” PUA word same phrase wogo-tavaɁa-zi “pine-chipmunk-ABS” Zigmond et al. 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Sciurus spp. xmaal western gray squirrel (Sciurus griseus) inheritance Proto-Yuman Iipay Aa ɂehmaall same underived Mixco 1985 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Sciurus spp. hikaɨt ˈhikaɨt flying squirrel loan into protolanguage *sika-(wV) Northern Uto-Aztecan Gabrielino S2094 (Stubbs 2009:288); may be very early loan into NUA; note similar Yokuts forms in Kroeber's “ground squirrel” list WW %sik same derived ˈhika-ɨ-t tree.squirrel-augmentative-npn (-w- lost regularly) -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals Anderton 1988:307 no info 2 1 no info hunted men roasted, boiled, bones ground, diverse preparations 0 0 Western North America woodlands no
Lake Miwok Sciurus spp. cúmuk tree squirrel (et) loan Hill Patwin Note Hill Patwin čumuk “squirrel” (c1965); note also Kashaya Pomo cumaT, southern Pomo čumaT' “gree squirrel” (reconstructs to Ppomo *ku:máT7 McClendon 1973:92) underived Callaghan 1965 2 1 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Sciurus spp. $ukáawut şuʹka:wut flying or tree squirrel loan into protolanguage *sika-(wV) Northern Uto-Aztecan Yok-Utian S2094 (Stubbs 2009:288); may be very early loan into NUA; note similar Yokuts forms WW %sik same derived şuʹka:-wu-t flying.squirrel-augmentative-non.possessed.noun (may not be augmentative) Elliott 1999:880 no info 2 couplet: weelal, $ukaawut “animal sp., tree squirrel” 1 “tree squirrels were not eaten” (Sparkman 1908:199) no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 Western North America woodlands no
Maidu Sciurus spp. sáwwali gray squirrel (CHM confirms S. fossor) unique other complex -i is stem former Shipley 1963 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mojave Sciurus spp. humɂiir squirrel, ground squirrel inheritance Proto-Yuman Yavapai hmíra “chipmunk” same underived Munro et al.1992 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Sciurus spp. choo'-lol, chu-lōl Gray tree squirrel unique underived Merriam 55:405 2 1 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Sciurus spp. ky:hy gray squirrel (CHM confirms gray tree squirrel) unique underived Uldall & Shipley 1966 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Sciurus spp. eggwu squirrel inheritance *iCkwa/*iNkwa Numic Stubbs 2099 (2008:289) same underived Yerington Dictionary 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Sciurus spp. me:w- gray tree squirrel inheritance Eastern Miwokan In all Mis, MIP; note Yokutsan *mawe (CHECK) underived Callaghan 1987 2 1 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Sciurus spp. me:we- grey squirrel inheritance Eastern Miwokan In all Mis; underived Callaghan 1984 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Sciurus spp. Tološ gray squirrel (Merriam confirms Sciurus fossor 55:369 unique Salinan underived unless /T/ is articular prefix Mason 1918:123; Turner 1980:84 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Sciurus spp. To:lóc gray squirrel (Merriam confirms Sciurus fossor 55:369) unique Salinan underived Mason 1918:123 2 1 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Sciurus spp. xpist a squirrel (Sciuridae) unique same underived Comcaac Dictionary 599 2 1 0 0 0 no
Serrano Sciurus spp. qor:ng-t squirrel (CHM confirms tree quirrel 72:27 inheritance *kongi- Northern Uto-Aztecan S2092 (Stubbs 2008:288) other complex -t NPN KCHill ms 2001:50 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Sciurus spp. ah-wun' tahvat Gray tree squirrel (Sciurus fossor) inheritance *tapa Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2095 (2008:248); S. Paiute and Ute both have this compound same phrase pine.tree-chipmunk-ABS Merriam's Ki-vav-vit 61:355 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Sciurus spp. me:we- California gray tree squirrel inheritance Eastern Miwokan In all Mis, MIP underived Broadbent 1964: 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Sciurus spp. ?agó-taváy?ą-cI flying squirrel inheritance *wokoN-*tapa Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2095 (2008:248); S. Paiute and Ute both have this compound same phrase pine.tree-chipmunk-ABS Givon 1979 2 1 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Sciurus spp. üshükal ʔɨʃɨˈgal blue squirrel, possibly the chickaree, Tamiascurius douglassii inheritance *sika-(wV) Northern Uto-Aztecan S2094 (Stubbs 2009:288); not quite correspondent; may be very early loan into NUA; note similar Yokuts forms in Kroeber's “ground squirrel” list same other complex ʔɨʃɨˈga-l blue.squirrel-npn Hill 2010:109 no info 2 1 no info hunted men roasted on coals, bones ground 0 0 Western North America woodlands no
Tümpisa Shoshone Sciurus spp. missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Wappo Sciurus spp. hóth tree squirrel (CHM confirms 52:565) unique underived Sawyer 1965 2 1 0 0 0 no
Washo Sciurus spp. pawáwli7 gray tree squirredl, S. fossor unique underived I'm suspicious about -li7 but Jacobsen doesn't discuss Merriam 55:299; WPD 2 1 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Sciurus spp. mawi tree squirrel (local name), western gray squirrel (Sciurus griseus) loan Chukchansi Yokuts Chukchansi mow (Merriam) same underived Bethel et al.:71 no info 2 1 no info hunted men no info 0 0 no
Wintu Sciurus spp. k'aysas gray squirrel (generic aspect) inheritance *k'ay Wintun Shepherd 2005: 107 “rodent, gopher, squirrel”, maybe fast walker other complex k'ay “to walk fast, hurry, run” Pitkin 1985 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Sciurus spp. hmíra squirrel inheritance Proto-Yuman Mojave humɂiir “squirrel” unknown Shaterian 1983 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Sciurus spp. k'itiyec' tree squirrel unique unique in Kroeber same other complex probably has the -itch agentive suffix (Newman shows it with glottalization) Gamble 1991 from Harrington 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Sciurus spp. yongxo tree squirrel inheritance Nim-Yokuts only resemblants in Yowlumne same underived Kroeber 1961:200 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Sciurus spp. yonxo' tree squirrel (Merriam confirms Sciurus fossor, S. douglasi 58:549, 551) inheritance Nim-Yokuts Only resemblant is in Yawdanchi same underived Kroeber 1961:200 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuki Sciurus spp. na:Tam A gray squirrel, gray tree squirrel S. fossor inheritance *nəhTam Yukian Schlichter 1985 other complex -am derives nouns Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuma Sciurus spp. missing inheritance missing 2 1 0 0 0 no