initiate girl

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 7ew-lu-ni to do puberty rites for, to initiate girls unknown Cahuilla, Cupeno only -- this is blood-do-caus, all good UA material, but unique formation derived blood-inchoative-cause Seiler & Hioki 1979 Jane Hill
Cupeño ewlu'-ni initiate girl unknown Cupeno and Cahuilla only, means 'cause to bleed' derived Hill & Nolasquez 1973 Jane Hill
Luiseño wiqeni- hold girls' puberty ceremony (I've backformed from wiqenish) unique simplex root Elliott 1999 Jane Hill
Gabrielino missing missing Jane Hill
Serrano kwa-hahn' puberty dance (literally, 'to cook' JHH) semantic shift *kwasi Uto-Aztecan simplex root, literally 'to cook' Merriam 48:191 Jane Hill
Kitanemuk nihnic fiesta for girl at end of 4 months diet, < nihnea 'be accustomed' inheritance *nich- Takic grow of women; Hill/Miller no-04, -11 other complex Anderton 1988 Jane Hill
Tübatulabal missing missing Jane Hill
Bankalachi Toloim missing missing Jane Hill
Kawaiisu missing missing Jane Hill
Chemehuevi missing missing Jane Hill
Southern Paiute missing missing Jane Hill
Southern Ute missing missing Jane Hill
Tümpisa Shoshone missing missing Jane Hill
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone missing missing Jane Hill
Comanche missing missing Jane Hill
Western Mono yah-man'-nah ho'-nah, tŭ-man'-nah ho'-nah puberty dance unique phrase Merriam 45:319 Jane Hill
Northern Paiute mooe peggwaha first roasting unique phrase Yerington 1987 Jane Hill
Southern Sierra Miwok missing missing Jane Hill
Central Sierra Miwok missing missing Jane Hill
Northern Sierra Miwok missing missing Jane Hill
Plains Miwok missing missing Jane Hill
Lake Miwok missing missing Jane Hill
Maidu jy/pym sòlí girls' puberty ceremony unique also mâk, the elegant expression phrase jy/py 'have first menstrual period' Shipley 1963 Jane Hill
Nisenan missing missing Jane Hill
Yokuts Yawelmani missing missing Jane Hill
Yokuts Yawdanchi missing missing Jane Hill
Yokuts Palewyami missing missing Jane Hill
Washo t'é7wé7we7 girl's puberty dance unknown note Maidu t'e- 'action with foot' derived t- nmlzr, -ewe 'resultative Washo Project Dictionary Jane Hill
Wintu missing missing Jane Hill
Yuki hamnam wok puberty ceremony for girls (lit. lie dance) inheritance *hënëmwok Proto-North Yukian phrase Schlichter 1985 Jane Hill
Wappo missing missing Jane Hill
Mutsun missing missing Jane Hill
Esselen missing missing Jane Hill
Salinan A pun-nă-tah puberty dance unknown simplex Merriam 38:409 Jane Hill
Salinan M missing missing Jane Hill
Chumash Obispeno missing missing Jane Hill
Chumash Ineseno missing missing Jane Hill
Chumash Barbareno missing missing Jane Hill
Chumash Ventureno missing missing Jane Hill
Iipay 'Aa missing missing Jane Hill
Cocopa missing missing Jane Hill
Mojave missing missing Jane Hill
Yavapai missing missing Jane Hill
Kiliwa missing missing Jane Hill
Seri (Comcaac) missing missing Jane Hill