pocket gopher

Semantic Field
flora-fauna
Part of Speech
Meaning Spanish
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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 Thomomys hahs'-ke-wet Pocket gopher (Thomomys) loan Yokuts Yowlumne hos'-ke'-wits; hos'-ke'-we unknown C. H. Merriam 72-77, 60-451 2 1 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Thomomys jyha”, jyha”-piccih gopher (M: Pocket gopher (Thomomys) unique Central Numic Note Northern Paiute Note Northern Paiute yɨngngaciba “gopher” same underived Crapo 1976:137 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Thomomys mĕt' 72-11, 60-161 ˈme:t Pocket gopher inheritance *mɨjɨN- Northern Uto-Aztecan S1009 (Stubbs 2009:164) same other complex me:-t -7aʃ "pet" animal is -7ash; the meat is with a meat classifier, usually -sex7a “cooked item” or -wa7 “roasted item” (Seiler 1977:304-5) http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n155/mode/2up; p. 161 no info 2 1 no info hunted Men boiled, roasted 0 0 North America Diverse habitats no
Central Sierra Miwok Thomomys sy/w:yty- gopher inheritance *sykw:ot Utian Callaghan 1986:57 other complex -y nominalizer Freeland & Broadbent 1960 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Thomomys ˈməjə (last schwa voiceless) Pocket gopher (Thomomys) inheritance *mɨyɨN Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1009 (2008:164) same other complex has -ci ABS Merriam 59:523 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Thomomys ʔoxwón' gopher unique Central Chumash only underived Beeler 1978:181 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Thomomys ŏCH-wahn Pocket gopher inheritance Central Chumash only underived Merriam 55:5 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Thomomys ts'ososo topo unique reduplicated c-; Note tspsoso “topera snake” JPH III:1:283 2 1 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Thomomys awCH'-wah, ŏCH'-wah (1932) ohCH'-wah 1905 pocket gopher inheritance Central Chumash only Central Chumash underived Merriam 55:39 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Thomomys ţkši pocket gopher inheritance Proto-Yuman Langdon 1976:872 metath same underived Crawford 1989 2 1 0 0 0 no
Comanche Thomomys missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Thomomys meet mə:t gopher inheritance *mɨjɨN- Northern Uto-Aztecan S1009 (Stubbs 2009:164) same other complex mə:-t gopher-npn -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Hill & Nolasquez 1973:161 no info 2 1 no info no info no info no info 0 0 North America diverse habitats no
Esselen Thomomys tanani (Henshaw) gopher unique Esselen underived Turner & Shaul 1981:120 2 1 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Thomomys mhwat mwa:t gopher inheritance *mɨjɨN- Northern Uto-Aztecan S1009 (Stubbs 2009:164) same other complex mwa:-t gopher-npn -ʔaʧ "pet" possessive classifier for animals http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n415/mode/2up; p. 419 no info 2 helped Frog bewitch Wuyot (Harrington 1978:118) 1 McC p. 116 no info hunted men roasted, boiled, bones ground 0 0 North America Diverse habitats no
Iipay 'Aa Thomomys kethii, tekhii gopher inheritance Proto-Yuman Langdon 1976:872 Metath same underived Couro & Hutcheson 1973 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Thomomys mɨyɨ-ci gopher inheritance *mɨyɨN Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1009 (2008:164) same other complex mɨyɨ-ci gopher-ABS Zigmond et al. 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Thomomys sl=kaa gopher, shrew unique same phrase sl from *sal “hand”; kaa only in this form Mixco 1985 2 1 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Thomomys miŋaht ˈmiŋaht mammal sp., gopher inheritance *mɨjɨN- Northern Uto-Aztecan S1009 (Stubbs 2009:164) same other complex ˈmiŋah-t gopher-npn -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals Anderton 1988:400 no info 2 1 no info hunted men roasted, boiled, bones ground, diverse preparations 0 0 North America Diverse habitats no
Lake Miwok Thomomys şúwwut gopher inheritance *sykw:ot Utian Callaghan 1986:57 underived Callaghan 1965 2 1 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Thomomys móota ʹmo:ta gopher inheritance *mɨjɨN- Northern Uto-Aztecan S1009 (Stubbs 2009:164) same other complex ʹmo:-ta gopher-non.possessed.noun Elliott 1999:549 no info 2 helped Frog bewitch Wuyot (Harrington 1978:118) 1 no info no info no info no info 0 0 North America diverse habitats no
Maidu Thomomys hemé gopher inheritance *hemej Maiduan Shipley 1961:51 underived Shipley 1963 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mojave Thomomys taksee gopher inheritance Proto-Yuman Langdon 1976:872 Metath same underived Munro et al.1992 2 1 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Thomomys sikkot mole (gopher?) (Merriam confirms pocket gopher Merriam 55:405 inheritance *sykw:ot Utian Callagan 1988:57 underived Okrand 1977:150 2 1 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Thomomys hemeji gopher inheritance *hemej Maiduan Shipley 1961:51 underived Uldall & Shipley 1966 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Thomomys yu-nat'-zib-ba yɨŋŋaciba Pocket gopher (Thomomys) unique possibly part of Stubbs 1009?? see also BSVS jyha “gopher” same other complex has -tsi and -pɨ Merriam 61:135 2 1 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Thomomys syw:yt-y- gopher (Merriam es'-met-tă 57:421) inheritance *sykw:ot Utian Callaghan 1986:57 other complex -y nominalizer Callaghan 1987 2 1 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Thomomys səw:ət gopher inheritance *sykw:ot Utian Callaghan 1986:57 underived Callaghan 1984 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Thomomys nakák pocket-gopher unique Salinan A only not in M; reduplicated Mason 1918:124 2 1 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Thomomys ee'cesi gopher unique Salinan M only underived Mason 1918:123 2 1 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Thomomys missing missing missing 2 1 0 0 0 no
Serrano Thomomys mi:nga-ht gopher inheritance *mɨjɨN- Northern Uto-Aztecan S1009 (Stubbs 2008:164) other complex -t NPN KCHill ms 2001:30 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Thomomys mɨyɨmpɨtsI Gopher (Thomomys) inheritance *mɨyɨN Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1009 (2008:164) same other complex has -pɨtsi ABS Sapir 1930:570 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Thomomys syw:yt- gopher inheritance *sykw:ot Utian Callaghan 1986:57 underived Broadbent 1964: 2 1 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Thomomys káac?ą-cI pack-rat, gopher semantic shift *kawa “rat” Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1983 (2008:275); I suspect a failure of memory here, they really MUSt have the *mɨyɨ word broader (includes packrats) other complex has -ci ABS Givon 1979 2 1 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Thomomys muyyampisht mujamˈbiʃt gopher inheritance *mɨjɨN- Northern Uto-Aztecan S1009 (Stubbs 2009:164); not quite correspondent same derived mujam-ˈbiʃ-t gopher-ind-npn Hill 2010:50 no info 2 1 no info hunted men roasted on coals, bones ground 0 0 North America Diverse habitats no
Tümpisa Shoshone Thomomys yüapittsi gopher unique Central Numic only Note Northern Paiute yɨngngaciba “gopher” same other complex yüapi-ttsi gopher-DIM Dayley 1989:413 2 1 0 0 0 no
Wappo Thomomys čóya gopher (CHM confirms Thomomys 52:567) inheritance Yukian-Wappo Yukian *koya7 Schlichter 1985 underived Sawyer 1965 2 1 0 0 0 no
Washo Thomomys tal-lem Pocket gopher unique underived Merriam 55:299 2 1 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Thomomys mɨyɨ mole, gopher inheritance *mɨyɨN Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 1009 (2008:164) broader (includes moles) underived Bethel et al.:76 no info 2 1 no info hunted men no info 0 0 no
Wintu Thomomys yilal gopher (CHM confirms 56:67) unique other complex yil “heavy” (the one who is heavy earth mover???) Pitkin 1985 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Thomomys kotú gopher inheritance Proto-Yuman Langdon 1976:872 Metath unknown Shaterian 1983 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Thomomys to-to'-it pocket gopher unique no other eg's in Merriam's lists same reduplicated Merriam 58:519 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Thomomys hunxut gopher (Merriam confirms 58:359) inheritance Nim-Yokuts all Kroeber except Yowl; Pal., Buena Vista missing same underived Kroeber 1961:200 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Thomomys haşkiywe:'ič gopher (Merriam confirms Thomomys) unique same other complex must be complex but analysis not possible Kroeber 1961:200; Newman 1944:241 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuki Thomomys koi-yah, koi-yŭ' MWO pocket gopher inheritance *koya7 Yukian-Wappo Schlichter 1985; Wappo čóya underived Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 1 0 0 0 no
Yuma Thomomys tek-sĕ' Pocket gopher (Thomomys) inheritance Proto-Yuman Langdon 1976:872 Metath unknown Merriam 61:453 2 1 0 0 0 no