sinew-backed bow

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 čukinapi-š bow, gun unknown Cupeno and Cahuilla only; uncertain as to meaning here but the hul is the ordinary bow derived, other complex Seiler & Hioki 1979
Cupeño choo-ken-ah see Cahuilla word bow unknown Cupeno and Cahuilla only other complex Merriam 48:501
Luiseño nemeexát bow (Sparkman, archaic) unique related to word for "wrap" other complex Elliott 1999
Gabrielino chah-kah'-mar war bow, sinew on back (what about H. ku:cap 'arco (poss)' (H 189) unique other complex Merriam 49:101
Serrano missing missing
Kitanemuk missing missing
Tübatulabal ālitt tappanīl sinew-backed bow inheritance *aCta Uto-Aztecan with 'wrap' also inherited phrase K. Hill Tb>E
Bankalachi Toloim missing missing
Kawaiisu hu(n)du-naky to be sinew-backed (e.g. of a bow) unique derived hu(n)du-vy muscle along both sides of backbone, meat on the upper back Zigmond et al. 1990
Chemehuevi missing missing
Southern Paiute tanga7atcy kick bow, sinew-backed bow unique literally, sinew-bow compound sinew-bow Sapir
Southern Ute missing missing
Tümpisa Shoshone missing missing
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone missing missing
Comanche missing missing
Western Mono missing missing
Northern Paiute missing missing
Southern Sierra Miwok missing missing
Central Sierra Miwok missing missing
Northern Sierra Miwok missing missing
Plains Miwok tanuk:a, tonuk:a- bow, bow and arrow loan Costanoan speculating that this is right because resemblant to Yokuts talip word; Callaghan 2001:330 says "probably a loanword from Costanoan" simplex Callaghan 1984
Lake Miwok missing missing
Maidu missing missing
Nisenan missing missing
Yokuts Yawelmani T'alaph bow (2) inheritance *T'alaph Proto-Nim-Yokuts simplex Golla 1964
Yokuts Yawdanchi tayaph bow (2) inheritance *T'alaph Proto-Nim-Yokuts simplex Golla 1964
Yokuts Palewyami missing missing
Washo missing missing
Wintu missing missing
Yuki missing missing
Wappo missing missing
Mutsun missing missing
Esselen missing missing
Salinan A missing missing
Salinan M missing missing
Chumash Obispeno missing missing
Chumash Ineseno talip' sinew-backed bow loan Yokuts JPH, klar 1977:168 simplex Applegate 1972
Chumash Barbareno talip sinew-backed bow loan Yokuts simplex Klar 1977; Beeler 1978:185
Chumash Ventureno taliwiš a bow loan Yokuts simplex possessed -taliw Mamet 2008
Iipay 'Aa missing Missing
Cocopa missing missing
Mojave missing missing
Yavapai missing missing
Kiliwa missing missing
Seri (Comcaac) missing missing