mallard

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 Anas platyrhynchos hi'-nah mallard, “all ducks” loan Yokuts Yowlumne hi'-e-nah “all ducks” broader (all ducks) underived C. H. Merriam, 72-809, 72-77; 60-459 2 1 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Anas platyrhynchos koo-rab'-be (RM); Mallard (Anas boschas) inheritance *kutV Numic Note Kawaiisu kura-; also a Chem. form; my notes in Stubbs for this new “mallard” set. Possibly related to “neck” unknown Merriam 61:47 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Anas platyrhynchos si'-yil ˈsajiʎ (based on Luiseño $ayla, Cahuilla sasaymalem “ducks” mallard, Anas boschas inheritance *saya(C) Northern Uto-Aztecan S217 (and 710) Stubbs 2009:69, very consistently for “coot, mud-hen” except in Cahuilla unclear other complex saji-ʎ (simplex root with non-possessed-noun suffix) -7aʃ “pet” Possessive classifier -7aʃ wikikmal (?) http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n155/mode/2up; p. 169 no info 2 bird songs are all about water birds 1 Water birds are an important food source. no info hunted Men roasted, stewed, eggs eaten 0 0 Global Wetlands, open water no
Central Sierra Miwok Anas platyrhynchos háTha:Ta- mallard (Merriam confirms) inheritance Sierra Miwokan only Also in Miss reduplicated Freeland & Broadbent 1960 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Anas platyrhynchos koo-rah'-sing ku'rasɨŋA Mallard (Anas boschas) inheritance Proto-Numic Note Northern Paiute kooda (Yerington) “Mallard” same phrase ku'ra-sɨŋA neck-coral.snake (?) Merriam 59:531 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Anas platyrhynchos ahl-was-kah'-lah, ahl'-le-wŭ'-hŏCH-nŭ mallard unique Central Chumash only other complex 7al- Merriam 55:13 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Anas platyrhynchos al'-le-wush-ko'-loi; JPH aniXwutskoloi mallard unique Central Chumash only phrase Merriam 55:45; JPH III:69:0081 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Comanche Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Anas platyrhynchos qewisa'ily kaˈwisaʔiʎ duck sp. inheritance *kawi-sa7i- Cupan *sa7i/*saya S217, 710 (Stubbs 2009:130); kawi- is “mountain, rock”, specific to Cupeño form same derived ka-ˈwisaʔ-iʎ ?-duck-npn -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Hill & Nolasquez 1973:170 no info 2 1 water birds a favorite no info hunted men roasted, stewed, eggs eaten 0 0 global wetlands, open water no
Esselen Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Anas platyrhynchos te-hoo-vits saht, 72-77, 60-427 or te-hŭ-vits saht 72-77 “pretty duck” tiˈho:vit şa:t mallard unique *saya nonce formation same phrase tiˈho:vit şa:t good/pretty water.bird (each with -t npn) -ʔaʧ “pet possessive classifier for animals $a:t “water bird” http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n415/mode/2up; p. 427 no info 2 1 all birds eaten (McC 116) no info hunted men roasted 0 0 Global wetlands and open water no
Iipay 'Aa Anas platyrhynchos e-yow' (same as “Coot” (29) Mallard (Anas boschas) unique broader (includes “mudhen”) underived Merriam 55:211 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Anas platyrhynchos kura-sɨni mallard inheritance *kutV- Proto-Numic Note T.Shoshone kutopia, Chemehuevi koora'-sing (Merriam) same other complex kura-sɨni (hyphen is Zigmond et al's -- neck - ? Zigmond et al. 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Anas platyrhynchos tsa-tsee-tseeh pang-aht-sah 72-591, 60-13 ˈʦaʦiʦij ˈpaŋaʦaʔ mallard unique same phrase ˈʦa-ʦi-ʦi ˈpaŋaʦaʔ hortative-dup-gather duck (?) “Let's-pick-it-up-repeatedly” duck? Probably a nonce formation -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals ˈpaŋacaʔ http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n1/mode/2up, p. 13 no info 2 1 no info hunted men roasted, boiled, eggs eaten 0 0 global wetlands and open water no
Lake Miwok Anas platyrhynchos wátmaj mallard duck (Merriam has oo-de-i watmaj “big duck” 57”523 inheritance Yok-Utian see “duck” WW %wat other complex -aj is suffix Callaghan 1965 2 1 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Maidu Anas platyrhynchos o-boo-no mallard unique underived Merriam 57:47 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mojave Anas platyrhynchos hanamo mallard (Anas boschas) inheritance Proto-Yuman broader (any duck) phrase ha- “water” Merriam 155:145 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Anas platyrhynchos cho'-rō'k-tish Mallard inheritance Southern Costanoan only other complex -ish must be suffix, but can't find in Okrand Merriam 55:413 2 1 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Anas platyrhynchos poje, poje: mallard (Merriam) unique underived Merriam 57:239 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Anas platyrhynchos kooda duck (M: Mallard (Anas boschas) inheritance *kuta- Numic Note Chemehuevi kurásɨŋA 'mallard'; are these from 'neck'??? same underived Merriam 61:143 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Anas platyrhynchos oo-lahk'-se mallard unique phrase meaning of elements unknown but too long for root Merriam 57:397 2 1 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Anas platyrhynchos hik:ah, si:na- mallard duck (CHM has si:na, for which CC has “green crest on mallard's head”) inheritance Eastern Miwokan In Mins underived Callaghan 1984 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Anas platyrhynchos lah-aht' Mallard unique Salinan underived Merriam 55:377 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Anas platyrhynchos slă-ăt Mallard unique Salinan other complex s- animal prefix on la7at Merriam 55:377 2 1 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Anas platyrhynchos feel mallard, Anas platyrhynchos unique This is a very odd word, the only “real” word with initial /f/ in the language. same underived Comcaac Dictionary 299 2 1 0 0 0 no
Serrano Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Anas platyrhynchos o:tcɨgA large duck sp., mallard ? unique same phrase o: arrow? Sapir 1930:702 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Anas platyrhynchos haT-ha:Ta- mallard inheritance Sierra Miwokan only Also in Mics reduplicated Merriam 57:459 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Anas platyrhynchos kulāpisht kula:ˈbiʃt mallard, Anas fulvigula unique broader (includes geese; prototype is mallard, most common duck) derived kula:-ˈbiʃ-t duck-ind-npn Hill 2010:36 no info 2 1 no info hunted men roasted on coals, bones ground (some consultants denied Tub. ate eggs before Whites) 0 0 global wetlands and open water no
Tümpisa Shoshone Anas platyrhynchos kutopia mallard duck inheritance *kutV- Proto-Numic Note Kawaiisu kura-sɨni same underived must have some old morphology but no clue -- ku- fire?? Dayley 1989:71 2 1 0 0 0 no
Wappo Anas platyrhynchos k'áya Merriam confirms as also mallard 52:575 loan Pomo underived Merriam 52:575 2 1 0 0 0 no
Washo Anas platyrhynchos te'-lek; tam-mo-guă; tam-mo-hoi Mallard unique underived Merriam 55:307 2 1 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Anas platyrhynchos piya, piyu Mallard inheritance *picV Proto-Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 706a (2008:130) broader (all ducks) underived Bethel et al.: English-Mono side only no info 2 1 surely eaten no info hunted men no info 0 0 no
Wintu Anas platyrhynchos qa:tqat mallard duck unique reduplicated Schlichter 1981 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Anas platyrhynchos oxuxum mallard loan Yowlumne Yokuts identical to Yawelmani form (bilingual consultant; see Berman 2002) same underived Kroeber 1961:204 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Anas platyrhynchos waTwaT mallard inheritance *waThwaTh Nim-Yokuts Callaghan 1997:59; compare Pmiw *wat, Mil watmaj, Mib watmal same onomatopoeic, reduplicated Kroeber 1961:204 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Anas platyrhynchos oxuxum mallard unique unique and same as Pal. form which raises suspicions; see “other notes” for Merriam form which is just “duck” same underived Kroeber 1961:204 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuki Anas platyrhynchos su:s A duck, goose, mallard; MW Canada goose inheritance *sus, *susa Yukian Schlichter 1985 underived Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuma Anas platyrhynchos missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no