gambling sticks

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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 piš tax-nenng-iva'al-em little things used for peon game unique phrase Seiler & Hioki 1979:126
Cupeño missing missing tashlyala'ash? CHM 48:517 has xwayaxwenet and tulaxwenet for the pion sticks
Luiseño missing missing
Gabrielino missing missing
Serrano tĕ'-poo-nem, mwo'-aht the counters in the terpwinch gambling game inheritance *typo- Californian see Tubatulabal simplex Merriam 48:195
Kitanemuk yaykat pion stick, counter in walnut dice game unique there are some other /jaj/ words somewhere other complex Anderton 1988
Tübatulabal tūpisht stick used for guessing in the hand game called tūppimīl CHM 49:281) inheritance *typo- Californian see Serrano; tah-tsă-hahn-ist gambling sticks Merriam 49:281 other complex K. Hill Tub>Eng
Bankalachi Toloim al-loo-wus the counters in guessing game of sticks unique derived Merriam 49:205
Kawaiisu no7iši-ny(M)by dice unique the 'dream' word nominalized? Cute derived Zigmond et al. 1990
Chemehuevi missing missing
Southern Paiute to:ppI counter in hand game unique but note the *typo word in Californian; could be a vowel assimilation; also mai-yangwi-numpi gambling bones used in the hand game 723 other complex Sapir
Southern Ute missing missing
Tümpisa Shoshone missing missing
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone ty-huu"pin(-tta" Handgame counters (literally 'rock sticks' unique compound Crapo 1976
Comanche missing missing
Western Mono tŭ-weep' the counters (10 sticks) unique nannataqapee7i- to play Indian jaks with one another other complex Loether & Bethel 1993; Merriam 45:321
Northern Paiute nayaggwedu ddubbo handgame bones unique hō-pe Merriam 46:333 Bishop phrase nayaggwe-du 'handgame-ag 'handgame player' Yerington 1987
Southern Sierra Miwok hil:o- tally sticks for handgame loan Northern Sierra Miwok and note PM *hela!! ha:na- handgame bone simplex Broadbent 1964
Central Sierra Miwok ha:na-, pát:y- gambling bones inheritance Proto-Miwok PMi *hela!! ha:na-; 'handgame bone'; pat:y is 'handgame' in Mins simplex Freeland & Broadbent 1960
Northern Sierra Miwok hinow:a- gambling bone (for the handgame) inheritance Proto-Eastern Miwok Same in Miss other complex Callaghan 1987
Plains Miwok hinow:a gambling bones; handgame(?) inheritance Proto-Eastern Miwok and note Miss hi:lo Callaghan 1984
Lake Miwok missing missing
Maidu helám c'á sticks used as counters in the grass game inheritance *héla Proto-Maiduan Ultan 1964:363; and also *c'a; Merriam 41:289 gives names of each of 2 sticks phrase helá gambling, game, grass game Shipley 1963
Nisenan missing missing
Yokuts Yawelmani that'-se-ah should be ah but Excel insists on 'that' 10 sticks to throw down unknown also ki'-es, 2 short and long to hold in hand, also he-pesh 'the counters' at Porterville (44:451) derived probably the -a7 suffix Merriam 44:603
Yokuts Yawdanchi he-pĕsh' the counters unknown Porterville derived truncation (a guess) Merriam 44:451
Yokuts Palewyami missing missing
Washo missing missing
Wintu toki(t) handgame sticks inheritance *toki? *t'oki? Proto-Wintun Shepherd 2006:177 simplex Schlichter 1981
Yuki al-toi, al-tikam black bone, white bone in grass game compound Elmendorf 1993
Wappo wey, teph black bone (= obsidian), white bone in grass game unknown simplex Elmendorf 1993
Mutsun soo-trě counters unknown 7issu 'play handgame'Okrand 1977:230 simplex Merriam 39:115
Esselen missing missing
Salinan A pish-she-ah counters in hand game unknown derived suffix-ya Merriam 38:411
Salinan M pēu:/< bones for game unknown simplex Mason 1918
Chumash Obispeno missing missing
Chumash Ineseno missing missing
Chumash Barbareno missing missing
Chumash Ventureno missing missing
Iipay 'Aa koi'-me the counters in hand game unknown simplex Merriam 38:229
Cocopa missing missing
Mojave missing missing
Yavapai missing missing
Kiliwa missing missing
Seri (Comcaac) xapij caanim gamestick ussed in hidden stick game unknown phrase