seed beater

Semantic Field
subsistence tool
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 missing missing
Cupeño chaymal coarse scoop-shaped tray of openwork inheritance *cay Northern Uto-Aztecan WW %chaj2 Stubbs 2011 123; this word shows up in Obispeno Chumash chaya "basket" and may have gotten there by way of California Spanish??? derived, other complex diminutie? Merriam 48:505
Luiseño washpish seed beater inheritance *wacap Takic see Kitanemuk; Elliott has woshpish, washpish is Bright's form derived, other complex Elliott 1999
Gabrielino ho-kov'-chōt seed paddle unique other complex Merriam 49:105
Serrano chū-wi-hŏt, chow-wē-hwat seed paddle unique other complex Merriam 48:183
Kitanemuk wacavihwa't seedbeater inheritance *wacap Takic see Luiseno; Merriam i-e-hwat (from ay 'collect seeds') 48:103 derived, other complex Anderton 1988
Tübatulabal wālat seed beater loan unknown see Maidu walétky 'winnowing basket', but should be through intermediate lg., maybe Sierra Miwok other complex K. Hill Tb>Eng
Bankalachi Toloim poo-is poo-ist' is 'coarse scoop-shape tray of open work' seed paddle unique other complex Merriam 49:191
Kawaiisu taniku seedbeater made of twined basketry inheritance *taniku Numic see Tumpisa Shoshone simplex Zigmond et al. 1990
Chemehuevi missing missing
Southern Paiute tykannympy seed beater unique derived, other complex Sapir
Southern Ute missing missing
Tümpisa Shoshone tanehun, tanaihun seed paddle, seed beater, racket inheritance *taniku Numic see Kawaiisu simplex Dayley 1989
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone tanihkun seed beater inheritance *taniku Numic See Kawaiisu; this is Duckwater form simplex Miller 1972
Comanche missing missing
Western Mono tsIku, tsIqo basket (used for beating seeds out of plants) inheritance *cikku Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 121 simplex Loether & Bethel 1993
Northern Paiute tsegoo basket with handle inheritance *cikku Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 121; see tsikU in Western Mono; Merriam 46:333 comfirms tsee-go simplex Yerington 1987
Southern Sierra Miwok camy7-:a- seed beater basket inheritance Proto-Sierra Miwok JHH; see Mics; also cingku- 'sifter basket' loan from T. Shoshone other complex nt Broadbent 1964
Central Sierra Miwok čá:majy- acorn or seed basket (with long handle) inheritance Proto-Sierra Miwok JHH, see Miss simplex Freeland & Broadbent 1960
Northern Sierra Miwok missing missing
Plains Miwok missing missing
Lake Miwok missing missing
Maidu wo'-kum bat'-tah' seed paddle inheritance Proto-Maiduan see Nisenan phrase Merriam 41:279
Nisenan pataj seed beater, also used in ball games inheritance Proto-Maiduan see Maidu simplex Uldall & Shipley 1966
Yokuts Yawelmani hah'-li seed paddle unknown also Porterville Merriam 44:447, also wut-koo-yut 44:531 simplex Merriam 44:189
Yokuts Yawdanchi tcaiji open-work seed beater loan unknown WW %chaj2 hah'-li Porterville Merriam 44:447 simplex Kroeber 1907
Yokuts Palewyami missing missing
Washo missing missing
Wintu Xawas fan-shaped seed beater inheritance *qHawa? *q'awa? Proto-Wintun Shepherd 2006:155 derived Shepherd 2006
Yuki wilk seed paddle inheritance *wilk Proto-North Yukian simplex Schllichter 1985
Wappo missing missing
Mutsun she'-mah-lin (Mason 1916:434 simirin) seed paddle unknown derived Merriam 39:103
Esselen missing missing
Salinan A koo-chah-lo seed paddle unknown other complex Merriam 38:399
Salinan M To:na/L seed beater unknown other complex Mason 1918
Chumash Obispeno missing missing
Chumash Ineseno 7ušuy' seed beater unknown Merriam has i-yah'-we 37:521 simplex Applegate 1972
Chumash Barbareno ke-ahw< seed fan unknown also a-ta-cák simplex Henshaw (Heizer 1955)
Chumash Ventureno pu-wōt seed fan unknown pu 'with hand' derived Henshaw (Heizer 1955)
Iipay 'Aa mes-kwah' seed paddle unknown looks just like 'quiver' word??? simplex Merriam 38:217
Cocopa missing missing
Mojave missing missing
Yavapai missing missing
Kiliwa missing missing
Seri (Comcaac) missing missing