tell history

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 a'alxe to tell a true story inheritance *7a7al Californian (Takic plus Tubatulabal) Stubbs 2011 1873b simplex root Seiler & Hioki 1979
Cupeño a'alxi to tell history inheritance *7a7al Californian (Takic plus Tubatulabal) Stubbs 2011 1873b simplex root Hill & Nolasquez 1973
Luiseño aa'alvi tell a story inheritance *7a7al Californian (Takic plus Tubatulabal) Stubbs 2011 1873b simplex root Elliott 1999
Gabrielino missing missing
Serrano āv tell about, recount inheritance *7awa Californian (Takic plus Tubatulabal) Stubbs 2011 1873a simplex root K. Hill Dict.
Kitanemuk cici'akin to tell a myth or story inheritance *tyja Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 1877a reduplicated Anderton 1988
Tübatulabal tü'pinnuka'tawat tell myth unique other complex K. Hill Tb>Eng
Bankalachi Toloim missing missing
Kawaiisu tugwija- to tell a story inheritance *tykwi Numic Stubbs 2011 1876a simplex Zigmond et al. 1990
Chemehuevi tewi:naga7I to tell myths inheritance *tykwi Numic Stubbs 2011 1876a derived Harrington Chemehuevi Noun List (K. Hill 1969)
Southern Paiute tygwi:nna- to tell a story inheritance *tykwi Numic Stubbs 2011 1876a simplex Sapir
Southern Ute pYsari-nijaj to tell stories, tell a story to (obj is hearer) inheritance *nihya Numic Stubbs 2011 1490 compound Givon
Tümpisa Shoshone natymui tell a story inheritance *ty(N)wa Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 1489, probably, although not noted there derived Dayley 1989
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone natekwina to tell someone something inheritance *tykwi Numic Stubbs 2011 1876a derived Miller 1972
Comanche narymu7ikaty tell, relate inheritance *ti(N)wa Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 1489 compound narymu7ipY story, tale R
Western Mono waja- to tell stories (etc.) inheritance *paya Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 2011 1491 -- paya, aya, here is waya, what is going onhere? simplex Loether & Bethel 1993
Northern Paiute netabu7e be told, tell in a story unique simplex Yerington 1987
Southern Sierra Miwok 7ute:-nY to tell stories at night inheritance Proto-Sierra Miwok JHH; also 7use:-nY, other complex vb Broadbent 1964
Central Sierra Miwok missing missing
Northern Sierra Miwok 7ute:n-y- to tell a story (like a fairy tale, something not real) (I regard this as accult. Meaning change JHH) inheritance Proto-Sierra Miwok JHH other complex Callaghan 1987
Plains Miwok syl:e, sil:e tl tell stories; to tell someone something unique simplex Callaghan 1984
Lake Miwok lílaw to say, tell (includes 'story') unique simplex Callaghan 1965
Maidu tújwèj tell stories of long ago, preach inheritance Proto-Maiduan see Nisenan wejda:; betéj 'tell stories' < 'ancient' Ultan 1964:362 other complex tu- is unproductive, probably instrumental prefix Shipley 1963
Nisenan wejda: tell inheritance *wej Proto-Maiduan Maidu wej 'speech, talk, tell' derived wej 'speak' Uldall & Shipley 1966
Yokuts Yawelmani ho:li7 to tell a story unknown Merriam confirms to-so 'tell a story' 44:587; Newman has doso at 1944:140 simplex Harrington
Yokuts Yawdanchi missing missing
Yokuts Palewyami missing missing
Washo mušé:gewašá7le tell a story unknown compound muše:gew 'story, bear'; šá7 'tell' Washo Project Dictionary
Wintu bo:la to tell a story, make a speech inheritance *bo:le Proto-Wintun Shepherd 2006:69 derived the way Pitkin treats the morphology, every verb stem is derived Schlichter 1981
Yuki 7olwi:s tell stories, myths inheritance *7olwihs 'old, animate' Proto-North Yukian derived must be denominal Schlichter 1985
Wappo missing missing
Mutsun monşe tells unknown kuwa, ko: 105 simplex Okrand 1977
Esselen humul-pa tell, relate unknown derived suffix -pa see Shaul 1995(216) Kroeber 1902
Salinan A T'e' tell, say to unknown mal 'tell, show' Turner p. 140 simplex Mason 1918
Salinan M he/k'a' tell, say unknown also T<e' 'tell, say to' p 147 simplex Mason 1918
Chumash Obispeno piLhi, L'ipi, pi7i??? decir unknown simplex Harrington
Chumash Ineseno ti-moloq to talk about old times inheritance Proto-Central Chumash B moloq 'a long time ago' derived Applegate 1972
Chumash Barbareno saqutinan' saqutin'an in Wash 2001:49 tell a story unknown derived Beeler 1978
Chumash Ventureno tinawajuč to tell stories unknown derived long.ago (plus VB, NMZR) ti-nawaj- 'by.speaking'- Mamet 2008
Iipay 'Aa akenaa tells a story inheritance Delta-Californian Cocopa knya; naa root is in Kiliwa, may be Proto-Yuman in this meaning simplex Couro & Hutcheson 1973
Cocopa missing missing
Mojave 7ich kunaav=k tell a story inheritance Proto-Yuman see Yavapai form phrase Munro et al. 1992
Yavapai kná:vi tell inheritance Proto-Yuman see Mojave form; this is right: derived nominalization is 'story' p. 400 simplex Shaterian 1983
Kiliwa t+ha7 (w)+naa tell a story unknown phrase ha 'tell' naa narration Mixco 1985
Seri (Comcaac) coomx tell unknown simplex Moser & Marlett 2005