fish hook

Semantic Field
subsistence tool
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 missing missing
Cupeño missing missing
Luiseño iiqish fish hook (archaic) inheritance *ok Takic root also in the Kitanemuk word;and maybe in W. Mono; also 7orilish (S); possibly from the 'bone' word??? other complex Eliott 1999
Gabrielino missing missing
Serrano missing missing
Kitanemuk okwa'nihwa't fish hook or line unique see Luiseno 7iiqish 'fishhook' derived, other complex Anderton 1988
Tübatulabal welēhanisht fish hook inheritance *kwyty Uto-Aztecan see 'fish with poison' derived, other complex from 'catch' word K. Hill Tub>Eng
Bankalachi Toloim missing missing
Kawaiisu wiidy-ny(m)by fishhook unique related to knife??? derived Zigmond et al. 1990
Chemehuevi missing missing tsangkU little rod of iron with hook for hooking chuckwalla out Harrington Chemehuevi Noun List (K. Hill 1969)
Southern Paiute missing missing
Southern Ute missing missing
Tümpisa Shoshone pangwi tsangku(ttsi) fish hook unique phrase Dayley 1989
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone missing missing
Comanche hya7, hya7eety fishhook inheritance *hya Numic simplex
Western Mono tI7ohOno fish hook unique ty7ohOno? Only on English side; does this include the Takic *7ok root??? ompound Loether & Bethel 1993
Northern Paiute agi-tsano fish hook unique compound Yerington 1987
Southern Sierra Miwok hunem-:a- fishhook inheritance Proto-Sierra Miwok JHH other complex nt Broadbent 1964
Central Sierra Miwok missing missing
Northern Sierra Miwok huŋme7 lapis:a7 fish hook unique also huŋme7 lamis:a7 p. 129 phrase hook(n) fish(n) Callaghan 1987
Plains Miwok missing missing
Lake Miwok lúskumeni fishhook unknown see remark on 'fish with line' other complex suffix -ni Callaghan 1965
Maidu lûm fish hook inheritance Proto-Maiduan simplex Shipley 1963
Nisenan missing missing
Yokuts Yawelmani t'uk'oj' fish gig, harpoon (2,97,0296) unknown note Proto-N-Yukian t'uk' 'fish gig, spear' simplex might be truncated verbal noun but I can't find the verb Harrington
Yokuts Yawdanchi missing missing
Yokuts Palewyami missing missing
Washo gaMó7ok hook (used in fishing contexts in dictionary) unknown simplex Washo Project Dictionary
Wintu noryalus fishhook unknown derived Schlichter 1981
Yuki missing missing
Wappo 7ewlék'e:ma fishhook unknown derived Sawyer 1965
Mutsun šauus fishhook inheritance Proto-Costanoan Pinart Costanoan II (similar in III); Sta. Clara sanwas Henshaw in Heizer 1955 derived suffix -s Heizer 1952
Esselen missing missing
Salinan A š7eneyé7 fishhook? On p. 80 this is 'fishhawk'?? "Fishhook" at Turner p. 101; Mason has tcik' 'fishhawk' p. 126 unknown simplex suffix -ye Turner 1987
Salinan M missing missing
Chumash Obispeno pa-wi-sa fish hook unknown simplex Henshaw (Heizer)
Chumash Ineseno saxsïl' fishhook unknown derived su-axsil-7 'to cause to bite' (-7 'instrumental' gives l') Applegate 1972
Chumash Barbareno sHa tooth, fishhook, arrowhead inheritance *Sa Proto-Chumashan Klar 1997 simplex Beeler 1978
Chumash Ventureno tsHa fishhook, arrowhead inheritance *Sa Proto-Chumashan mi-as 'shell fishhook' Henshaw simplex ts-sa 3-tooth Mamet's anal. Mamet 2008
Iipay 'Aa missing missing
Cocopa muLYcác barrel cactus, fish hook unknown simplex Crawford 1989
Mojave missing missing
Yavapai missing missing
Kiliwa missing missing
Seri (Comcaac) eenm icáahit fishook (lit. metal con que uno pesca) unknown phrase Moser & Marlett 2005