red paint

Semantic Field
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 kaal red clay (used for painting) unique Merriam has selnekish 'red' 48:257, ispish 'red paint'48:337 (means 'thing to make stripes') other complex Seiler & Hioki 1979
Cupeño te'xat red face paint inheritance ty7ka Cupan Stubbs 2011 1777; Merriam has mo-oos'-vel (48:495), my mu'ushvel 'red powder for paint' (from iron-bearing algae, see Lu. Section) other complex Hill & Nolasquez 1973
Luiseño paa'isval red paint made from iron-bearing pond scum unique from *os 'to draw' other complex water-paint-stuff Elliott 1999
Gabrielino oyi:' (H); ne'e:sen kwaxo:xa' red paint, mi pintura colorada (H:260) unknown is this same as Kawaiisu 7om-by?? simplex Merriam 49:97, Hill Harrington notes 253
Serrano u:ha:t (H) same as Gab oyi:', but in "S." inheritance *osa Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 711; CHM 48:175 shu-reen'-kah oosh-niv 'red paint' other complex Hill Harrington notes
Kitanemuk ohat ochre, red paint clay, red paint inheritance *osa Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 711; CHM 48:175 shu-reen'-kah oosh-niv 'red paint' other complex Anderton 1988
Tübatulabal yahhawāl red earth or clay (Merriam 'red paint' 49:261) unique other complex K. Hill Tb>Eng
Bankalachi Toloim waht-se-gun red paint unknown maybe the 'red' word from Kitanemuk and ultimately Yuman? See Tub 'lightning' in basic vocab with washak?? derived this is franly a guess. Too long for canonical root Merriam 49:185
Kawaiisu 7o(m)-by red ochre; paint or makeup made from powdered red ochre unknown Southern Numic only; is this same as Gab. 7oyi? other complex Zigmond et al. 1990
Chemehuevi missing missing probably same as 'ochre'
Southern Paiute missing missing
Southern Ute 7ipi-cI red body paint, a mineral used for ceremonial body painting, as for Sundance unique also nuu-7ipi-cI other complex Givon
Tümpisa Shoshone pisappyh, pisappin red ochre, rouge, lipstick, red (face) paint inheritance *pisa, *paisa Numic not in Stubbs other complex Dayley 1989
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone pisa-ppyh, pisa"-pin(-tta") red ochre, red face-paint clay inheritance *pisa, *paisa Numic not in Stubbs other complex Crapo 1976
Comanche missing missing
Western Mono pisApi red pigment obtained from clay inheritance *pisa, *paisa Numic not in Stubbs other complex Loether & Bethel 1993
Northern Paiute pesape red paint inheritance *pisa, *paisa Numic not in Stubbs other complex Yerington 1987
Southern Sierra Miwok moke- red paint unique simplex Broadbent 1964
Central Sierra Miwok missing missing
Northern Sierra Miwok missing missing
Plains Miwok missing missing
Lake Miwok missing missing
Maidu heem red paint unique possibly *he:m 'coal'??? simplex Merriam 41:271
Nisenan kat paint, cosmetics unique simplex Uldall & Shipley 1966
Yokuts Yawelmani ho7jiw red paint inheritance Proto-Yokutsan CHM 44:523 has only literal trans of English simplex Harrington
Yokuts Yawdanchi hoo'-yu red paint inheritance Proto-Yokutsan Palewyami haw-yu simplex Merriam 44:183
Yokuts Palewyami haw'-yu, sēp'-woo-tan' red paint (used by women (only)) inheritance Proto-Yokutsan see Yawl, Yawd simplex Berman 2002
Washo 7itgúmp'a7lušošoŋha rouge (for making one's cheeks red) unknown derived 7it-kM-...šošoŋ 'brownish red', sasaŋ 'red' Washo Project Dictionary
Wintu te:di red, red paint inheritance *tede Proto-Wintun Shepherd 2006:174 simplex Schlichter 1981
Yuki ah-sitch red paint inheritance *7asič simplex see 'blood' Schlichter 1985
Wappo missing missing
Mutsun koo-rā red paint unknown kure Mason 1916:436; Henshaw u-tuh< simplex Merriam 39:95
Esselen missing missing
Salinan A kitpe/lel paint unknown kah-tin Merriam 38:393 reduplicated Mason 1918
Salinan M missing missing
Chumash Obispeno na-hu-pĭ red paint unknown simplex Henshaw (Heizer)
Chumash Ineseno ta-sŭr red paint inheritance Proto-Central Chumash B tasin 'be red' (Beeler) simplex Henshaw (Heizer)
Chumash Barbareno muns-ma/ red paint unknown derived Henshaw (Heizer)
Chumash Ventureno al-lōk-sta'-hi 7uqštahay 'be red' Mamet 2008:72 red paint unknown and Henshaw derived Merriam 38:19
Iipay 'Aa a-hwaht red paint inheritance Proto-Yuman simplex Merriam 38:209
Cocopa missing missing
Mojave itch-ĕ-hwat red paint inheritance Proto-Yuman just 'red' derived Merriam 38:97
Yavapai missing missing
Kiliwa missing missing
Seri (Comcaac) missing missing
Yir-Yoront wo7 red paint unique
Nyulnyul bidimarr inheritance
Nimanburru bidimarr inheritance
Jabirr-Jabirr bidimarr inheritance
Yawuru bilyurrbilyurr inheritance
Warrwa bulliŋun semantic shift
Ngumbarl <doggul, dogul, doogul> unknown
Ritharrngu gamuruŋgu unique
Djinang girnimirni unique
Yulparija karrku inheritance
Rembarrnga marnarr unique
Ngarluma martarr inheritance
Yan-nhangu miku inheritance
Gumatj miku(') inheritance
Dhuwal miku(') inheritance
Dhangu miku(') inheritance
Gupapuyngu miku(7) inheritance
Burarra -mugulumberrpa unique
Nyangumarta pilyarri inheritance
Nyikina pilyi unique
Mangala pilypurr inheritance
Bardi pitimarr inheritance
Karajarri punturr punturr unique
Walmajarri pirlji inheritance WW %piltyi red ochre; martarr E dial
Mudburra kalnga unknown WW %kalnga
Jaru murtu inheritance
Gurindji kalnga unknown WW %kalnga murtu red o. mixed with fat murtu red o. mixed with fat
Gooniyandi pilytyi loan Walmajarri
Bunuba piltyi missing WW %piltyi
Djapu miku(7) inheritance
Jingulu kalnga loan Mudburra WW %kalnga
Kija pate loan Ngarinyin red chre yellow o.kurntultyi; Ngar. patawate direction uncertain
Miriwung kamanterang unknown red ochre also tangkang