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 Etymology Notes Wanderwort Status Etyma Set Word Structure Word Structure Notes General Notes Source Created By
Cahuilla hew'a (inal) web inheritance *hywaC Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 2406; clearly extended to snare as per dictionary entries' Merriam has lah-me-ah 'any kind of trap' 48:339 other complex Seiler & Hioki 1979 Jane Hill
Cupeño chakwilya'ash trap unique Merriam has lă-pă'-che-las 'any trap' 48:501 derived, other complex from 'catch' Hill & Nolasquez 1973 Jane Hill
Luiseño orilash trap unique Merriam 49:21 saw-tish 'deadfall' derived, other complex Elliott 1999 Jane Hill
Gabrielino ho-ah-chō't snare inheritance *hy7aC Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 2406 other complex Merriam 49:101 Jane Hill
Serrano mĕr'-tah kin'-e-what snare unique phrase Merriam 48:179 Jane Hill
Kitanemuk wüpšaha-t trap (gen.) unique Merriam ho-ah 'snare' 48:99 other complex Anderton 1988 Jane Hill
Tübatulabal mŏn-ahl trap, deadfall unique other complex Merriam 49:265 Jane Hill
Bankalachi Toloim mah-nahl trap (general term) other complex Merriam 49:187 Jane Hill
Kawaiisu hya-py trap inheritance *hy7aC Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 2406 other complex Zigmond et al. 1990 Jane Hill
Chemehuevi wantyapI, wantyanumpY trap unique other complex Harrington Chemehuevi Noun List (K. Hill 1969) Jane Hill
Southern Paiute missing missing Jane Hill
Southern Ute missing missing Jane Hill
Tümpisa Shoshone (na)kwisi(ngky)nnympy, net, snare inheritance *kwysyC Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 396a derived, other complex Dayley 1989 Jane Hill
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone missing missing Jane Hill
Comanche hyary7 trap (general term for all traps) inheritance *hy7aC Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 2406 simplex R Jane Hill
Western Mono hoo-yan'-nŭ snare inheritance *hy7aC Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 2406 derived Merriam 45:307 Jane Hill
Northern Paiute tutzekunano snare, any type of trap (with rocks, etc.) unique o-nah-he-an, o-he-ran-nah Merriam 46:445 Lone Pine and Big Pine compound tutzekuna to trap Yerington 1987 Jane Hill
Southern Sierra Miwok missing missing Jane Hill
Central Sierra Miwok šíl:e- trap inheritance Proto-Eastern Miwok see Mip simplex Freedland & Broadbent 1960 Jane Hill
Northern Sierra Miwok kaTampa- to trap, trap loan Spanish WW %trampa simplex Callaghan 1987 Jane Hill
Plains Miwok sil:e- to trap; lash rope traps; Indian traps inheritance Proto-Eastern Miwok see Mics form simplex Callaghan 1984 Jane Hill
Lake Miwok túkah trap (and in word for spiderweb, pókkontukah) unique also mowénni from mówen 'to trap' simplex Callaghan 1965 Jane Hill
Maidu k'èní trap inheritance *k'en Proto-Maiduan too'-yĕ 'snare' Merriam 41:351 derived kên 'to trap' Shipley 1963 Jane Hill
Nisenan po:ky snare made of hair, used only for birds unique derived po: trap birds Uldall & Shipley 1966 Jane Hill
Yokuts Yawelmani powon'ey trap (general) inheritance Proto-Yokutsan see Yawd, Palew forms derived po:won 'set a trap' Berman 2002 Jane Hill
Yokuts Yawdanchi po-an'-ne snare inheritance Proto-Yokutsan derived from 'set trap', see Yawl. Form Merriam 44:185 Jane Hill
Yokuts Palewyami pow>ng-ă trap (general term) inheritance Proto-Yokutsan derived Berman 2002 Jane Hill
Washo 7itMálit trap unknown Washo Project Dictionary Jane Hill
Wintu ken k'owčus snare for small game phrase from k'ow- 'peck', referring to the acorn used as bait for birds, rabbits Schlichter 1981 Jane Hill
Yuki Tas (Elmendorf form) deersnare, trap inheritance *tas Proto-North Yukian simplex Schlichter 1985 Jane Hill
Wappo léw-ma snare for deer unknown derived Elmendorf 1993 Jane Hill
Mutsun missing missing Jane Hill
Esselen missing missing Jane Hill
Salinan A tcueyke/'ya trap unknown derived Mason 1918 Jane Hill
Salinan M t<a/iL trap unknown simplex Mason 1918 Jane Hill
Chumash Obispeno missing missing Jane Hill
Chumash Ineseno 7aqkay' trap unknown simplex Applegate 1972 Jane Hill
Chumash Barbareno missing missing Jane Hill
Chumash Ventureno missing missing Jane Hill
Iipay 'Aa oo-kwīp snare unknown simplex Merriam 38:213 Jane Hill
Cocopa pcu:pí:T trap unknown simplex Crawford 1989 Jane Hill
Mojave chavóove trap unknown han-nee'-kum 'snare' CHM 38:99 derived chavoo=k to trap, snare Munro et al. 1992 Jane Hill
Yavapai missing missing Jane Hill
Kiliwa missing missing Jane Hill
Seri (Comcaac) an iquimónaica trap, en que se enredan los pies de uno unknown phrase Moser & Marlett 2005 Jane Hill