beaver

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
Meaning Portuguese

Languages

Language Linnean Name Orthographic Form Phonemicized Form Gloss as in Source Etymology Code Proto-Form Proto-Language Loan Source Etymology Notes Wanderwort Status Etyma Set Range of Term Word Structure Word Structure Notes Classifier Classifier Notes Hypernym Source Association with Social Categories Ritual/Mythologically Significant Ritual Notes Food Source Food Notes Medicinal Medicinal Notes How Collected Who Collects How Prepared Psychotropic Psychotropic Notes Traded Trade Notes Distribution Habitat Dangerous Ethnobiology Notes Species Notes General Notes Created By
Bankalachi Toloim Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Castor a'nii Beaver (Castor) inheritance *ha'ni Numic Stubbs 155 (2008:61) (may be only C. Numic) same underived Crum & Dayley 1993:264 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Central Sierra Miwok Castor 7éč:ešy- beaver unique other complex -y nominalizer Freeland & Broadbent 1960 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Castor ɂipí·na Beaver (Castor) loan Mojave Mojave ɂapen; 'Iipay Aa āp-pin'; and note Resemblant C. kpiny same underived Merriam 59:523 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Castor ʧip'ik beaver unique Central Chumash only noted by Kroeber; Yok. toepuek, etc. but loan is into Central Chumash WW %t'ypyk underived Beeler 1978:174 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Castor ʧ'ɨpɨk beaver inheritance Central Chumash only noted by Kroeber; Yok. toepuek, etc. but loan is into Central Chumash WW %t'ypyk underived Applegate155 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Castor kpiny beaver unique Resemblant M. ɂapen same underived Crawford 1989 2 1 0 0 0 no
Comanche Castor pamouetz beaver inheritance *pa?wVN Numic Stubbs 156 (2008:61). This Rejon form is very interesting because it has been re-etymologized in modern Comanche as pa' - wyhtyma “water-blocks.off” (dam builder) same other complex has -tsi ABS; pa may be “water” Rejon 1995:19 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Esselen Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Castor to-le-vah'-che toˈlivaʧi (?) beaver loan probably Yokuts which has something like *t'ovik ?? same underived toˈlivaʧi -- might have been toˈlivaʧi -y, -ʔaʧ "pet" possessive classifier for animals http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n415/mode/2up; p. 417 no info 2 1 no info no info no info no info 0 0 North America streams, wetlands no
Iipay 'Aa Castor āp-pin' Beaver (Castor) inheritance Proto-Yuman Mojave ɂapen; Cocopa kpin ?? same underived Merriam 55:169 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Castor kah'-ze beaver semantic shift *kawa Proto-Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1423 (2008:242) broader (also woodrat) other complex kawa-zi rat-ABS Merriam 59:363 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Castor cɨpɨʔkɨʔ ˈʦɨpɨʔkɨʔ; H heard no final ʔ beaver loan Yokuts also loaned into Chumash, e.g. Barb. chip'ik; Yokuts has toepuek, doepuk, etc., see Kroeber WW %t'ypyk same underived -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals Anderton 1988:288 no info 2 1 probably not, probably got skins in trade no info no info no info no info 0 0 beaver pelts traded; I doubt if Kitanemuk country had many beavers North America streams, wetlands no
Lake Miwok Castor tími beaver unique underived Callaghan 1965 2 1 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Maidu Castor too'-pen-de beaver unique relative clause t'u-- “dam” -- remainder probably from verb, unidentified Merriam 57:5 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mojave Castor ɂapen beaver inheritance Proto-Yuman Iipay Aa āp-pin'; and note Resemblant C. kpiny same underived a beaver clan Munro et al.1992 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Castor pa:nc'aka beaver unique other complex morphology unknown Uldall & Shipley 1966 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Castor ha'ngisa Beaver inheritance *ha'ni Numic Stubbs 155 (2008:61), possibly a loan?? same underived Thornes 2003:53 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Castor hen:it-y- beaver inheritance Eastern Miwokan In Mip other complex -y nominalizer Callaghan 1987 2 1 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Castor hen:it beaver inheritance Eastern Miwokan In Mins underived Callaghan 1984 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Serrano Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Castor paontsI Beaver (Castor) inheritance *pa'wVN Proto-Numic Stubbs 156 (2008:61) I concur with Stubbs that it looks like “water-fox” same other complex has -tsi ABS Sapir 1930:609 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Castor me:sy- beaver unique underived Broadbent 1964: 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Castor pawíi-cI Beaver inheritance *pa'wVN Numic Stubbs 156 (2008:61) same other complex has -ci ABS ; etymologically from a phrase with pa-”water” and perhaps “fox”? Givon 1979 2 1 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Tümpisa Shoshone Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Wappo Castor meyna7á:we beaver? CHM has as “otter”, beaver also as mā'-nah mo'-lah 52:565 unique phrase water-X Sawyer 1965 2 1 0 0 0 no
Washo Castor c'imhélhel beavers unique reduplicated c'im is prefix WPD 2 1 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Castor pazuukU beaver loan Sierra Miwok Sierra Miwok cukuH “dog” (see Callaghan 2001 who thinks it's an old loan all over), note Proto-Wintun *cuku plus pa:- “water” same phrase water-dog Bethel et al.:136 no info 2 1 no info hunted men no info 0 0 pelts probably traded no
Wintu Castor bisu:s beaver, otter, mink unique underived Pitkin 1985 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Castor h.ɲā(·)qa beaver unique unknown Shaterian 1983 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Castor dibek beaver inheritance *t'/t''ɨpɨkʰ Yokutsan Whistler & Golla 1986:354 WW %t'ypyk same underived Kroeber 1961:201 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Castor töpük beaver inheritance *t'/t''ɨpɨkʰ Yokutsan Whistler & Golla 1986:354 WW %t'ypyk same underived Kroeber 1961:201 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Castor tèpik, t'e:bik beaver inheritance *t'/t''ɨpɨkʰ Yokutsan Whistler & Golla 1986:354 WW %t'ypyk same underived Kroeber 1961:201 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuki Castor missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuma Castor ah-pon' Beaver (Castor) inheritance Proto-Yuman Iipay Aa āp-pin'; and note Resemblant C. kpiny unknown Merriam 61:451 2 1 0 0 0 no