dance (generic)

Semantic Field
culture-mythology
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
Meaning Portuguese

Languages

Language Orthographic Form Phonemicized Form Gloss as in Source Etymology Code Proto-Form Proto-Language Loan Source Etymology Notes Wanderwort Status Etyma Set Word Structure Word Structure Notes General Notes Source Created By
Cahuilla čeŋen to dance inheritance *cyngy Takic Stubbs 1254 usually 'to kick' simplex root Seiler & Hioki 1979 Jane Hill
Cupeño tan-in to dance inheritance *tani Cupan Stubbs 637; also in Lu, might be loan derived root plus thematic suffix Hill & Nolasquez 1973 Jane Hill
Luiseño pelaxish generic dance unique derived, other complex Elliott 1999 Jane Hill
Gabrielino yah-kā-ēCH ya:key H564 a dance inheritance *yawai Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 635a other complex Merriam 49:113 Jane Hill
Serrano tuhtu' to dance inheritance *tawiya Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 634 simplex root K. Hill Dict. Jane Hill
Kitanemuk tuhtu' dance, gen. inheritance *tawiya Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 634 simplex root Anderton 1988 Jane Hill
Tübatulabal mūluwat to dance inheritance *muLawi Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 637 other complex K. Hill Tb>Eng Jane Hill
Bankalachi Toloim mo-loo-ŏt dance inheritance *muLawi Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 637 other complex Merriam 49:201 Jane Hill
Kawaiisu nyka- to dance inheritance *nykkaC Numic Stubbs 633 simplex root Zigmond et al. 1990 Jane Hill
Chemehuevi nykapY wardance, ghost dance (nykapI) inheritance *nykkaC Numic Stubbs 633 derived Harrington Chemehuevi Noun List (K. Hill 1969) Jane Hill
Southern Paiute wy7y- to dance (identical with wy7y- to fall?) inheritance *wy7y Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 833a; Southern Numic only in sense of 'dance', means also 'to fall"; llnHka- plur. Subj. 146 for S. Ute simplex root Sapir Jane Hill
Southern Ute wi7i to dance inheritance *wy7y Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 833a; Southern Numic only in sense of 'dance', means also 'to fall"; llnHka- plur. Subj. 146 simplex Givon Jane Hill
Tümpisa Shoshone nykka(n) dance inheritance *nykkaC Numic Stubbs 2011 633 simplex Dayley 1989 Jane Hill
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone nykkah to dance inheritance *nykkaC Numic Stubbs 2011 633 simplex Crapo 1976 Jane Hill
Comanche nyhkary dance inheritance *nykkaC Numic Stubbs 2011 633 simplex Robinson & Armagost 1990 Jane Hill
Western Mono nyga- to dance inheritance *nykkaC Numic Stubbs 2011 633 simplex Loether & Bethel 1993 Jane Hill
Northern Paiute nuga dance inheritance *nykkaC Numic Stubbs 2011 633 simplex Yerington 1987 Jane Hill
Southern Sierra Miwok kala:-ng- to dance inheritance *kala(?) Proto-Utian Callaghan 1997:50 other complex ka:l 'to kick with heel" Broadbent 1964 Jane Hill
Central Sierra Miwok kalá:-ng- to dance inheritance *kala(?) Proto-Utian Callaghan 1997:50 other complex Freeland & Broadbent 1960 Jane Hill
Northern Sierra Miwok kalty- to dance, to tramp inheritance *kala(?) Proto-Utian Callaghan 1997:50 other complex kala:ŋ-y- to kick with heel Callaghan 1987 Jane Hill
Plains Miwok lem:a- to dance unique other complex Callaghan 1984 Jane Hill
Lake Miwok lákih to dance, a dance inheritance *laxiš Proto-Miwok-Mutsun Callaghan 1962:103 simplex Callaghan 1965 Jane Hill
Maidu wetém dance unique Callaghan 2001:223 says matches PY *wotHij other complex has -im suffix Shipley 1963 Jane Hill
Nisenan wo:m dance unique also pajjo simplex Uldall & Shipley 1966 Jane Hill
Yokuts Yawelmani ha:tham dance inheritance *ha:tham Proto-Nim-Yokuts perhaps Yokutian: Callaghan 2001:339 simplex Golla 1964 Jane Hill
Yokuts Yawdanchi ka'm dance inheritance perhaps Yokutian: Callaghan 2001:340; Merriam confirms 44:355 'any dance' simplex Kroeber 1907 Jane Hill
Yokuts Palewyami het-tim' a dance inheritance Proto-Yokutsan see Yawelmani; Kroeber has wod-oiyits 'to dance' derived Berman 2002 Jane Hill
Washo 7ló:š to dance unknown simplex Washo Project Dictionary Jane Hill
Wintu čuna to dance inheritance čHono Proto-Wintun Shepherd 2006:74 derived Schlichter 1981 Jane Hill
Yuki wok'- dance, sing inheritance *wok' Proto-North Yukian simplex Schlichter 1985 Jane Hill
Wappo 7olólmi7 dance unknown looks loan-y, may have Wintun 7ol 'up' prefix simpex Sawyer 1965 Jane Hill
Mutsun čitte- to dance inheritance Proto-Costanoan Rumsen či:te Callaghan 1992; also in Sta Clara Henshaw in Heizer 1955 simplex Okrand 1977 Jane Hill
Esselen mepV-, mef dance unknown also lelima 'a dance simplex Shaul 1995 Jane Hill
Salinan A ca:wena:ni dance (V) (ceremonial?) unknown Proto-Salinan derived suffix -ni Mason 1918 Jane Hill
Salinan M sawine/ dance unknown Proto-Salinan simplex Mason 1918 Jane Hill
Chumash Obispeno qinatSi bailar inheritance Proto-Chumashan atyi = axi derived qi- an IP Harrington Jane Hill
Chumash Ineseno axi-kum to dance inheritance Proto-Central Chumash derived Applegate 1972 Jane Hill
Chumash Barbareno 7expén sing, dance unknown nïw 'dance' Wash 2001:247 simplex Beeler 1978 Jane Hill
Chumash Ventureno 7axinal' to dance inheritance Proto-Southern Chumash also wïwïn Mamet 2008:77 derived axi-nal' ITER-to.g Mamet 2008 Jane Hill
Iipay 'Aa iimaa dances inheritance *ma(7) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:84 simplex Couro & Hutcheson 1973 Jane Hill
Cocopa 7i:má to dance inheritance *ma(7) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:84 simplex Crawford 1989 Jane Hill
Mojave iima=k dance inheritance *ma(7) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:84 Munro et al. 1992 Jane Hill
Yavapai imá dance inheritance *ma(7) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:84 simplex Shaterian 1983 Jane Hill
Kiliwa h+ima dance inheritance *-ma(7) Proto-Yuman Mixco 1978:84 derived Mixco 1985 Jane Hill
Seri (Comcaac) cooit to dance unknown simplex Moser & Marlett 2005 Jane Hill
Kakua ʔew sing, dance (?) Unknown Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Nheengatu purasi Inheritance *poratsej Proto-Tupi-Guarani Simplex Schleicher 1998 reconstructs See Language page Epps Research Group
Waorani ã-wa Doubtful loan Carib Source language might be Arawak, but no lexical evidence; no known contact with Caribs See Language page Epps Research Group
Hodï bẽʰlã ʰtɨ̃ ʰtɨ̃ Unique Other complex See Language page Epps Research Group
Yanomami praia ritual dance form in center of plaza Inheritance Proto-Yanomami Alternate: shiwahio (terms for ritual dance for presentation in the central plaza); hẽri (ritual dance), imɨkɨ yokoaɨ and imɨkɨ yokoyokomou (dance involving raising and lowering of the arms) Simplex -i marker of verbs? See Language page Epps Research Group
Yanomam heɾi Inheritance Proto-Yanomamo? Not attested in Sanuma; Alternate: pɾaɨa Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Ninam heli Inheritance Proto-Yanomamo? Not attested in Sanuma. Alternate: raɨa, hakamo Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Kotiria basa inheritance Proto-East Tukanoan dahpo tira Waltz) Compound lit. tener pie (to have/of feet) See Language page Epps Research Group
Cubeo upa-jɨ Unique See Language page Epps Research Group
Tukano basâ inheritance Proto-East Tukanoan Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Desano baja-ri sing, dance inheritance Proto-East Tukanoan Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Maihiki ono ote- Unique Also: oteji Compound ono= drink(noun); oteyi= to dance See Language page Epps Research Group
Hup yám- dance, since kapiwaya Inheritance Proto-Nadahup Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Dâw jam Inheritance Proto-Nadahup See Language page Epps Research Group
Sikuani natonahia to dance Unknown See Language page Epps Research Group
Macaguan jawíp Unknown Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Pemon manunnö Inheritance Pemongan subgroup See Language page Epps Research Group
Akawaio manunnö Inheritance Pemongan subgroup See Language page Epps Research Group
Makushi mananu Inheritance Pemongan subgroup See Language page Epps Research Group
Eñepa otatʃima Unique See Language page Epps Research Group
Yukuna aɾápaʔakahe Inheritance Proto Rio Negro Derived kahe 'type' - nominalizer? See Language page Epps Research Group
Tariana ɾápa Inheritance Proto North Arawak Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Wapishana kʰunaɨpʰa-n Unknown Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Baniwa ɻápa Inheritance Proto Rio Negro Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Resígaro adotú Unknown Simplex See Language page Epps Research Group
Yir-Yoront woy dance, song, ceremony inheritance *wuuci Local To KThaayorre wuuc. Barry Alpher
Nyulnyul borrb majan inheritance Claire Bowern
Yan-nhangu buŋgul inheritance Claire Bowern
Dhay’yi buŋgul inheritance Claire Bowern
Burarra buŋgul loan Yolŋu Claire Bowern
Dhangu burr'yun REDO - noun not verb Claire Bowern
Yawuru burrb inheritance Claire Bowern
Jabirr-Jabirr burrb inheritance Claire Bowern
Gumatj girityirr(i) inheritance Claire Bowern
Dhuwal girityirr(i) REDO - noun not verb Claire Bowern
Gupapuyngu girityirri REDO - noun not verb Claire Bowern
Mangala kawilya loan direction unknown Walmajarri Claire Bowern
Karajarri maru unique means ‘black’ in other languages in the region Claire Bowern
Ngumbarl <nooloo, boorup> inheritance Claire Bowern
Ngarluma ŋurruŋurru unique Claire Bowern
Nyikina purrp inheritance Claire Bowern
Bardi purrp inheritance Claire Bowern
Ritharrngu rlambu7yun unique Claire Bowern
Nyangumarta tyurrka pini- (V3) unique Claire Bowern
Yulparija tyurrkapuŋu inheritance Claire Bowern
Djinang walŋirri-dyi REDO - noun not verb Claire Bowern
Walmajarri kawilya loan direction unknown Mangala not in dict not in dict Patrick McConvell
Mudburra parntini loan direction unknown women's dance = parntimi WW %parntimi women's dance = parntimi Patrick McConvell
Jaru ngarl- inheritance verb Patrick McConvell
Gurindji warrkap wanytyanana loan Gajirrabeng warrk/warrkep also Kija; +ep/ap activity warrk/warrkep also Kija; +ep/ap activity Patrick McConvell
Gooniyandi purity inheritance also Kija 'play' WW %purity Patrick McConvell
Bunuba purity inheritance play, dance play, dance Patrick McConvell
Djapu girityirr(i) REDO - noun not verb Claire Bowern
Kija warrk inheritance coverb WW %warrk Patrick McConvell
Jaminjung ngajija inheritance Patrick McConvell
Jingulu ngarlakatyka inheritance fdancing from ngarla- 'dance' complex Patrick McConvell
Miriwung warrk inheritance coverb Patrick McConvell
Wardaman loyi- unknown verb Patrick McConvell