feather headband

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Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
Meaning Portuguese


Language Orthographic Form Phonemicized Form Gloss as in Source Etymology Code Proto-Form Proto-Language Loan Source Wanderwort Status Etyma Set Etymology Notes Word Structure Word Structure Notes General Notes Source
Cahuilla pahCH-ah pax7a headband unknown the pah or pax element in Cupan, but otherwise Cupeno -lut, Gab -mut. A loan from somewhere? simplex Merriam 48:335
Cupeño pah-lut flicker headband unknown the pah or pax element in Cupan, but otherwise Cupeno -lut, Gab -mut. A loan from somewhere? Maybe cog with Stubbs 1797? other complex Merriam 48:
Luiseño cheeyat feather dance bonnet, headdress inheritance *choya Cupan Stubbs 2011 865 other complex Elliott 1999
Gabrielino pa-vahm'-ut headdress of feathers inheritance *payu, *papayu Takic Stubbs 2011 1268a Lu, Ca, add Gab other complex Merriam (McCawley 1996)
Serrano ah-pootch-kah, ah-pwū'-witch-kah headband unknown the pwu might be the poho feather word??? other complex Merriam 48:173
Kitanemuk pohočumat feather headdress? unique poho- is 'feather';chumat lenited from kumat 'hat' from Yokuts; a-maha-, mawish also recorded, none really certain (mawish probably wrist band, a-maha- just means "his feathered thing") other complex is compound evident synchronically? Anderton 1988
Tübatulabal annampül headband of magpie feathers unique other complex
Bankalachi Toloim took' headdress of feathers loan Yokuts note that this goes from Yokuts into both Bankalachi and Central Chumash simplex Merriam 49:183
Kawaiisu mu-taka-vi-by headdress of eagle-down unknown *taka Southern Numic only,, taka 'flat area' as back of head -- what is mu? also toci-ne7e-pii-vi, and ha7makwijy-vy 'large bird, and headdress made of feathers' derived, other complex nose-flat (forehead)-ABS-ABS Zigmond et al. 1990
Chemehuevi missing missing
Southern Paiute wIshiakaichokU feather hat unique compound feathered.thing-hat Sapir
Southern Ute tyci-wHca-py headband unique may be basket cap??? compound, other complex head-wrap-ABS Givon
Tümpisa Shoshone missing missing
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone missing missing
Comanche pia tso7nika7 headdress, war bonnet (big hat) unique a very different item from the California dance headbands phrase Robinson & Armagost 1990
Western Mono ah-kah'-put-tap ceremonial headband of flicker feathers unique cho-hahv' (usually of eagle or magpie) CHM 45:303 Bishop; pe'-ne-tŏp' Lone Pine 46:443 compound CHM 45:303
Northern Paiute tso7wupaganoo headband unique so-hah'-ber headband worn when dancing, of feathers Merriam 46:361 compound tso7wupaga head-wrap.up Yerington 1987
Southern Sierra Miwok tamak:i7-la- flicker-feather headband inheritance %tamak Proto-Eastern Miwok see Mie form other complex nt Broadbent 1964
Central Sierra Miwok missing missing
Northern Sierra Miwok helel:a- headband made of beads or feathers unique Tamek:ele-, Temak:yle- 'flicker stick headdress, headband' 227 other complex suffix -:a Callaghan 1987
Plains Miwok tamak:ele- Indian headband; flicker stick headdress; flicker stick (with horns); dancer's coat inheritance %tamak Proto-Eastern Miwok See Miss form other complex Callaghan 1984
Lake Miwok c'ijáak yellowhammer, flicker stick (part of dance costume that fits across the forehead) loan Patwin Note Luiseno "cheeyat" word! simplex Callaghan 1965
Maidu pálak' headstall, charateristically made of quills and yellowhammer feathers loan unknown WW %palaka ~ %pana(k) this is the very widespread name of the yellowhammer, although not identical to Maidu pan-nă-kah 'acorn woodpecker' (CHM) simplex Shipley 1963
Nisenan wu:tut headdress unique simplex Uldall & Shipley 1966
Yokuts Yawelmani cux headdress (ceremonial) inheritance *chux Proto-Yokuts Palewyami cux (Gamble 1991:75); also sām'-mah 'headband for dancing only' simplex Golla 1964
Yokuts Yawdanchi cèma headband of eagle down unknown simplex Kroeber 1907
Yokuts Palewyami cux headdress inheritance Proto-Yokutsan PNY Golla simplex Gamble 1991
Washo missing missing
Wintu č'ile maku:s headdress of yellowhammer feathers unknown also č'il tewči phrase č'ile 'yellowhammer' Schllichter 1981
Yuki nan yu7 headdress unknown phrase nan head Sawyer & Schlichter 1984
Wappo cáT'e7 feather dance hat unknown worn with a headband called meynaléwukh Sawyer 1965:27 simplex Sawyer 1965
Mutsun tiwih feather headdress inheritance Proto-Costanoan Sta. Cruz tiwi (Henshaw in Heizer 1955); Merriam confirms simplex Okrand 1977
Esselen missing missing
Salinan A tish-shah headdress of feathers unknown other complex Merriam 38:391
Salinan M cotolë/ ë is schwa feather headdress unknown simplex Mason 1918
Chumash Obispeno missing missing
Chumash Ineseno cux headdress loan Yokuts Pyokutsan *cux by Golla 1964; early as also in Ventureno simplex Applegate 1972
Chumash Barbareno tú-hu headdress of feathers loan Yokuts an aspirating squiggle next to /h/; probably this is the cux word simplex Henshaw (Heizer)
Chumash Ventureno cux headdress loan Yokuts Pyokutsan *cux by Golla 1964; early as also in Ineseno simplex Applegathe 1973 ms
Iipay 'Aa sekwiirp headband, is tied around the head unknown Cocopa kpur 'tie around head' simplex Couro & Hutcheson 1973
Cocopa kupu:r headband, kerchief (not the same as the California feather headband) inheritance Proto-Yuman see Mojave makupuur 'hat'; might be a loan, of course derived k- Crawford 1989
Mojave takuupany feather headdress unknown but note ku, kw in this word and in IA, C words compound Munro et al. 1992
Yavapai missing missing
Kiliwa t+sa7-y head plume, headdress unknown might include the 'bird' word derived sa7 stab, poke Mixco 1985
Seri (Comcaac) hanaj haaonam headpiece made with feathers unknown phrase hanaj crow haaonam hat Moser & Marlett 2005