louse

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
Meaning Portuguese

Languages

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 order Phtiraptera missing missing missing 2 0 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone order Phtiraptera pampipusia head lice inheritance *pampi-pusia Numic Stubbs 1358a (2008:205) (the pusia word; pampi is the head/pot word, actually UA) same phrase head-louse Crum & Dayley 1993:278 2 0 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla order Phtiraptera sáʔwal ˈsaʔwal louse (of hair) inheritance *saʔwa- Takic S1360 (Stubbs 2009:205); a possible Tepiman form narrower (head louse only) other complex ˈsaʔwa-l no info Seiler & Hioki 1979:179 no info 2 0 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 Global in people's hair no
Central Sierra Miwok order Phtiraptera két:y- louse inheritance *keT:- Miwokan Callaghan 1971:24 other complex -y nominalizer Freeland & Broadbent 1960 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi order Phtiraptera ɂatsívI piojo (headlouse, since po'wavI is body louse) inheritance *aCti Proto-Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1357 (2008:205) narrower (head louse only) other complex has -pi ABS Harrington Chemehuevi Noun List 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno order Phtiraptera -ʃik head louse inheritance *Seke Proto-Chumash Klar 1977:96 underived Applegate 239; Beeler 1978:184 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno order Phtiraptera -ʃik head louse inheritance *Seke Proto-Chumash Klar 1977:96 underived Applegate 239; 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno order Phtiraptera (c)pšeqʰe louse (Harrigton: piojos del cuerpo) inheritance *Seke Proto-Chumash Klar 1977:92-3 other complex c- Klar 1977:92 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno order Phtiraptera šik louse inheritance *Seke Proto-Chumash Klar 1977:92-3 underived Klar 1977:92 2 0 0 0 0 no
Cocopa order Phtiraptera ɂiɂíÍłʸ headlice semantic shift *?-?il Proto-Yuman Resemblant Yavapai hɂél but not cognate?; from WORM (really VERMIN, VARMINT) same underived Crawford 1989 2 0 0 0 0 no
Comanche order Phtiraptera pusi?a head louse inheritance *pusia Numic Stubbs 1358a (2008:205) narrower (head louse only according to R&A) underived Robinson & Armagost 1990:164 2 0 0 0 0 no
Cupeño order Phtiraptera ala'at ˈʔalaʔat head louse inheritance *ʔatɨC- Uto-Aztecan S1357 (Stubbs 2009:205) narrower (head louse only) other complex ˈʔalaʔa-t head.louse-npn -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Hill & Nolasquez 1973:151 nickname for the Kaval lineage (“garra”, “laws”) 2 0 no N/A N/A N/A 0 0 global in human hair no
Esselen order Phtiraptera missing missing missing 2 0 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino order Phtiraptera -a:r -ˈʔa:r piojos inheritance *ʔatɨC- Uto-Aztecan S1357 (Stubbs 2009:205) narrower (almost certainly just “head louse”) other complex -ˈʔa:r requires possessive prefix -ʔaʧ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Harrington 015 no info 2 0 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 Global On people's hair no
Iipay 'Aa order Phtiraptera emilly head louse unique same underived Couro & Hutcheson 1973 2 0 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu order Phtiraptera Ɂaci-vi head louse inheritance *aCtɨ “louse” Proto-Language Stubbs 1357 (2008:205) usually head louse) narrower (head louse only) other complex Ɂaci-vi head.louse-ABS Zigmond et al. 2 0 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa order Phtiraptera x?ciil head louse, flea unique Probably contains *?-?il WORM broader (pest) underived Mixco 1985 2 0 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk order Phtiraptera ʔačɨmč ˈʔaʧɨmʧr head louse, tick inheritance *ʔatɨC- Uto-Aztecan S1357 (Stubbs 2009:205) narrower (head louse only) other complex ˈʔaʧɨmʧr does not take classifier, dirrectly possessed as -ˈʔaʧɨm Anderton 1988:264 no info 2 0 highly unlikely no info 0 0 global on people's hair no
Lake Miwok order Phtiraptera kéet head louse inheritance *keT:- Miwokan Callaghan 1971; Bodega Dic underived Callaghan 1965 2 0 0 0 0 no
Luiseño order Phtiraptera 7ulát (B) Ɂuʹlat head louse inheritance *ʔatɨC- Uto-Aztecan S1357 (Stubbs 2009:205); Lu. has odd vowels narrower (only head louse) other complex Ɂuʹla-t head.louse-non.possessed.noun Elliott 1999:225 no info 2 0 no N/A N/A N/A 0 0 global on people's hair no
Maidu order Phtiraptera head louse inheritance *di Maiduan Ultan 1964:362 #49; Note yana Zi underived Shipley 1963 2 0 0 0 0 no
Mojave order Phtiraptera nyiɂily head louse semantic shift *?-?il Proto-Yuman Does this contain *?-?il WORM Langdon 1979:639? (Proto-Yuman) same other complex ny-iɂily p3spossessor-vermin Munro et al.1992 2 0 0 0 0 no
Mutsun order Phtiraptera kahhay headlouse, black louse inheritance *kah:aj, *ka:j Costanoan Callagan 2001:327 underived Okrand 1977:83 2 0 0 0 0 no
Nisenan order Phtiraptera di head louse inheritance Maiduan Ultan 1964:362 #49 underived Uldall & Shipley 1966 2 0 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute order Phtiraptera bbooze'a Lice (M: Head lice [note the inconsistent transcriptions here JHH] inheritance *pusi'a Numic Stubbs 1358a (2008:205) broader (fleas and lice, according to the Yerington dictionary) underived Yerington Dictionary 2 0 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok order Phtiraptera ket:y- head louse inheritance *ket:- Miwokan Callaghan 1971:24 other complex -y nominalizer (based on reconstruction) Callaghan 1987 2 0 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok order Phtiraptera ke:n head louse inheritance *keT:- “Mip /n/ is unexplained” Callaghan 1971:24 underived Callaghan 1984 2 0 0 0 0 no
Salinan A order Phtiraptera tik'é' louse unique Salinan other complex t- is a prefix Mason 1918:123 2 0 0 0 0 no
Salinan M order Phtiraptera íke louse unique Salinan Chumash has seke; somewhere is dike, where? Maidu? underived Mason 1918:123 2 0 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) order Phtiraptera hai head louse unique narrower (head louse only) underived Comcaac Dictionary 318 2 0 0 0 0 no
Serrano order Phtiraptera arTym head lice inheritance *7atɨC- Uto-Aztecan S1357 (Stubbs 2009:205) other complex looks like a plural suffix -m KCHill ms 2001:6 2 0 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute order Phtiraptera po'avI louse inheritance *po'a Southern Numic only Stubbs 1358b (2008:205), possibly related to the pusi'a “louse” forms in other Numic same other complex has -pi ABS Sapir 1930:619 2 0 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok order Phtiraptera ket:u- head louse inheritance *KeT:- Miwokan Callaghan 1971 underived the -:u comes off etymologically Broadbent 1964: 2 0 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute order Phtiraptera pǫ?ą-vI flea, louse inheritance *po'a Southern Numic only Stubbs 1358b (2008:205), possibly related to the pusi'a “louse” forms in other Numic broader (includes lice and fleas) other complex has -pi ABS Givon 1979 2 0 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal order Phtiraptera nahāl naˈha:l louse, lice unique S 1361 *nawi but only na- is match, so not good same other complex naˈha:-l louse-npn Hill 2010:51 no info 2 0 Voegelin 1938:12 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 Americas on people's hair no
Tümpisa Shoshone order Phtiraptera posiattsi louse inheritance *pusi'a Proto-Numic Stubbs 1358a (2008:205); etymologically, body louse same other complex posia-ttsi louse-DIM Dayley 1989:220 2 0 0 0 0 no
Wappo order Phtiraptera híy' head louse (CHM confirms 52:579) unique underived Sawyer 1965 2 0 0 0 0 no
Washo order Phtiraptera c'í:bel head lice unique underived Merriam 55:313; WPD 2 0 0 0 0 no
Western Mono order Phtiraptera pusi'a lice (head in Merriam) inheritance *pusi'a Proto-Numic Stubbs 1358a (2008:205) same underived Merriam has poo-se'-av-ve with classifier Merriam 59:71; Bethel et al. 156 no info 2 0 no N/A N/A N/A 0 0 no
Wintu order Phtiraptera don headlice unique underived Pitkin 1985 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yavapai order Phtiraptera hɂél louse unique Resembles Cocopa ɂiɂíÍłʸ but not cognate? unknown Shaterian 1983 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami order Phtiraptera tiheT louse (Kroeber 1961:216 Note 262/263 “really denotes the head louse”) inheritance *tʰihiTʰ Yokutsan Whistler & Golla 1986:355; Callaghan 2007:327 “matches PM *di- 'head louse'” narrower (head louse only) underived Kroeber 1961:206 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi order Phtiraptera teeT louse (head louse) inheritance *tʰihiTʰ Yokutsan Whistler & Golla 1986:355; Callaghan 2007:327 “matches PM *di- 'head louse'” narrower (head louse only) underived Kroeber 1961:206) 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne order Phtiraptera ti'iT (head) louse inheritance *tʰihiTʰ Yokutsan Whistler & Golla 1986:355; Callaghan 2007:327 “matches PM *di- 'head louse'” same underived Kroeber 1961:206 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yuki order Phtiraptera ik'a7 LF louse (not body louse, so perhaps head louse JHH) inheritance *7ik' Yukian Schlichter 1985 other complex -a7 animate suffix Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yuma order Phtiraptera >nye'-ēl Head lice inheritance *?-?il Proto-Yuman Does this contain *?-?il WORM Langdon 1979:639? (Proto-Yuman); also in Mojave unknown Merriam 61:465 2 0 0 0 0 no