beetle

Semantic Field
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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 Coleoptera spp tal-trool-wi Beetle loan Yokuts Chukchansi tel'-lah-lel'-loo-we; Tinlinne tal'-tol'-wi narrower (13-line June Bug is the name Merriam always gives) underived C. H. Merriam 72-813, 60-465 2 0 0 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Coleoptera spp pippusi stinkbug (M:beetle; 13-striped June Beetle inheritance *pippusi Numic Stubbs 311 (2008:83), possibly with pi- “with backside” same underived Crapo 1976:182 2 0 0 0 0 no
Cahuilla Coleoptera spp sískiŋilʸ ˈsiskiŋiʎ stinkbug inheritance *sisiko(ŋi) Californian S312 (Stubbs 2009:83); surely Tubatulabal shikkol “lizard sp.” is also in this set same (for “stinkbug”); Luiseño cognate /sisqila/ is generic for “beetle” (Elliott 1999:1225) other complex ˈsiskiŋi-ʎ; long root may be derived; I've always wondered about si-si “repeatedly urinate” (this beetle sprays from tail); Luiseño is /sisqila/ -7aʃ "pet" possibly possessive classifier -7ash Seiler&Hioki 1979:186 no info 2 0 no info no info no info no info 0 0 Global Diverse habitats no
Central Sierra Miwok Coleoptera spp as'-se-nah'-te Elater beetle unique other complex -ti Merriam 57:465 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Coleoptera spp we-po'-sat Beetle (13-line) inheritance *pippusi Numic Stubbs 311 (2008:83) same underived etymologically wi = pi, perhaps “backside” IP; CHM's final -t may be -tsI but he usually hears that OK Merriam 59:537 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Coleoptera spp watikiʃlóp stinkbug inheritance Central Chumash only same root in Ineseno phrase meaming of elements unknown for lack of dictionary Beeler 1978:188 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Coleoptera spp wati-qoq stinkbug inheritance Central Chumash only same root in Barbareno phrase but unanalyzable Applegate 197 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Coleoptera spp tamikšnojho pinacate unique phrase elements unanalyzable Harrington III:1:0326 2 0 0 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Coleoptera spp matexkčaopo pinacate unique phrase meaning of elements unknown Heizer/Pinart I:58 2 0 0 0 0 no
Cocopa Coleoptera spp şxmnan pinacate beetle (Eleodes sp.) inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Yavapai čk/qnāna, 'Iipay Aa mes hanan same underived Crawford 1989 2 0 0 0 0 no
Comanche Coleoptera spp tuɨnɨɨ? Junebug, black beetle unique narrower (stinkbug) phrase tu-ɨnɨɨ? black-bug Robinson & Armagost 1990:164 2 0 0 0 0 no
Cupeño Coleoptera spp sisqingily ˈsisqiŋiʎ stinkbug inheritance *siski(Nki)- Californian S312 (Stubbs 2009?83) with the usual anachronistic reconstruction; surely Tub. shikkol “lizard sp.” is also in this set. broader (beetle but prototypically focused on stinkbug) other complex ˈsisqiŋi-ʎ stinkbug-npn (root surely derived, perhaps involving si- “urine”, -qingi- “varmint” (for beetles habit of spraying) -ʔaʃ "pet" possessive classifier for animals Hill & Nolasquez 1973:171, and see 192 for correct spelling no info 2 0 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 global diverse habitats no
Esselen Coleoptera spp missing missing missing 2 0 0 0 0 no
Gabrielino Coleoptera spp tsoo-re'-ar 60-431 ʧuˈri:ʔar “ beetle unique narrower (probably focused on “stinkbug”) other complex ʧuˈri:ʔa-r beetle-npn (perhaps “hiccup-er) -ʔaʧ "pet" possessive classifier for animals no info 2 figures in creation account (Stinkbug/Pinacate Beetle) McC 155) 0 McC 121 no info gathered (wild) all larvae often eaten raw as found McC 121 0 0 Global Diverse habitats no
Iipay 'Aa Coleoptera spp mes-hanan stinkbug inheritance Proto-Yuman Note Yavapai čk/qnāna, Cocopa şxmnan same underived mes- a common initial element but meaningless Couro & Hutcheson 1973 2 0 0 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Coleoptera spp huku-vi-dɨ-zi black stink bug inheritance *hukuC-pɨ- Proto-Numic Stubbs 315 (2008:83; why does he have just SN??) probably from “fart” (or maybe “smell JHH) same other complex huku-vi-dɨ-zi smell-?-Nominalizer-ABS Zigmond et al. 2 0 0 0 0 no
Kiliwa Coleoptera spp c+phi? stinkbug, Eleodes unique same other complex possibly from *c-p+si “flatulent thing” Mixco 1985 2 0 0 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Coleoptera spp huʔhuʔač ˈhuʔhuʔaʧr stinkbug, pinacate inheritance *huhuCa Northern Uto-Aztecan S313 (Stubbs 2009:83); in Serrano, and also Hopi hohoyaw. Possibly a regionalism just missing in intermediate languages?? May have “fart” word. narrower (stinkbug is prototypical named beetle) other complex ˈhuʔhuʔa-ʧr stinkbug-npn (probably derived from ˈhuʔ “to fart” but if so regularly should be ˈhuʔhuʔiaʧr -ʔacit "pet" possessive classifier for animals Anderton 1988:319 no info 2 0 no info no info no info no info 0 0 global Diverse habitats no
Lake Miwok Coleoptera spp kunúunaj stinkbug unique might share root with Mip, Misn kyn:istal:li- “black beetle” (JHH) other complex -aj Callaghan 1965 2 0 0 0 0 no
Luiseño Coleoptera spp $ísqila ʹşisqila stinkbug; Sparkman: the general name for insects known as beetles inheritance *sisiko(ŋi) Californian S312 (Stubbs 2009:83); Tubatulabal shikkol “lizard sp.” belongs in this set same other complex ʹşisqi-la beetle-non.possessed.noun (probable reduplication in root) Elliott 1999:860 Clan name at Pauma (Strong 1929:277) 2 0 no info no info no info no info 0 0 global diverse habitats no
Maidu Coleoptera spp sájnem kàpí beetle sp, “bottleneck” unique phrase X insect Shipley 1963 2 0 0 0 0 no
Mojave Coleoptera spp ɂamat kathwaan type of beetle unique same phrase amat is “earth” Munro et al.1992 2 0 0 0 0 no
Mutsun Coleoptera spp un tcu-smin black beetle inheritance Costanoan Pinart has for Co II, IV relative clause -min "one who is/has" Mason 1916:427 2 0 0 0 0 no
Nisenan Coleoptera spp doo-bis-toon big dung beetle unique phrase morphology unknown Merriam 57:243 2 0 0 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Coleoptera spp pepooze stinkbug inheritance *pippusi Numic Stubbs 311 (2008:83) narrower (a species of beetle) underived Yerington Dictionary 2 0 0 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Coleoptera spp kyn:ysta:li- type of beetle inheritance Eastern Miwokan Also in Miss, Mip phrase meaning of elements unknown but too long for root Callaghan 1987 2 0 0 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Coleoptera spp kyn:istal:li-, kən:əsta:li- black beetle inheritance Eastern Miwokan In Mins, Miss underived must be complex etymologically Callaghan 1984 2 0 0 0 0 no
Salinan A Coleoptera spp 7e:c' Pinacate unique Salinan A only not in M; underived Mason 1918:123; Turner 1980:84 2 0 0 0 0 no
Salinan M Coleoptera spp sum-tahn' beetle unique Salinan M only not in A underived Merriam 55:381 2 0 0 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Coleoptera spp contéetxyat stinkbug, Pinacate beetle unique narrower (a kind of beetle, but the kind I've used throughout) underived Comcaac Dictionary 213 2 0 0 0 0 no
Serrano Coleoptera spp hu:hua7-T stink beetle inheritance *huhuCa Northern Uto-Aztecan S313 (Stubbs 2008:83): in Kitaneumuk and Hopi hohoyaw. Possibly a regionalism just missing in intermediate langauges? May include the “fart” word. other complex -t NPN KCHill ms 2001:16 2 0 0 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Coleoptera spp we'-paw-sits M Beetle inheritance *pippusi Proto-Numic Stubbs 311 (2008:83) same other complex has -tsi ABS Merriam 59:473 2 0 0 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Coleoptera spp kyn:yhtali stinkbug inheritance Eastern Miwokan Also in Mins, Mip phrase meaning of elements unknown Broadbent 1964: 2 0 0 0 0 no
Southern Ute Coleoptera spp ?úu-pų-cI stinkbug, a black beetle that swarms and emits a bad odor inheritance *huhuCa “stinkbug” Northern Uto-Aztecan Stubbs 313 (2008:83) narrower (a species of beetle) derived fart-NOM-ABS Givon 1979 2 0 0 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Coleoptera spp shitōh ʃiˈdoh beetle unique perhaps from *si- “to piss”, if Stinkbug no info underived Hill 2010:79 no info 2 0 Voegelin 1938:12 no info N/A N/A N/A 0 0 global Diverse habitats no
Tümpisa Shoshone Coleoptera spp tüpisihpungki stinkbug inheritance *tɨ-*pippusi Proto-Numic Western & Central Numic only (pi”- “backside”???) Stubbs 311 (2008:83) same other complex tü- “rock”, pisi” “rot”, pungku “pet, critter” Dayley 1989:329 2 0 0 0 0 no
Wappo Coleoptera spp mel' beetle, striped Lachnosterna) unique underived Merriam 52:579 2 0 0 0 0 no
Washo Coleoptera spp too-pe'-pe nom-ing (small) beetle unique phrase Merriam 55:313 2 0 0 0 0 no
Western Mono Coleoptera spp kă'-ah; kŭ-ah Beetle, 13-line June Bug inheritance *ku'a Proto-Northern Uto-Aztecan Perhaps should be coded as semantic shift; S *ku'a “wormy”, attested in Stubbs only in Takic narrower (specific kind of beetle) underived Merriam 59:83 no info 2 0 no info no info N/A no info 0 0 no
Wintu Coleoptera spp xerismet stinkbug inheritance *xed-i-men Wintun Shepherd 2005 relative clause xEd “eject odor” Pitkin 1985 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yavapai Coleoptera spp čk/qnāna stink bug inheritance Proto-Yuman Note 'Iipay Aa mes-hanan, Cocopa şxmnan unknown Shaterian 1983 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Coleoptera spp missing missing missing 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Coleoptera spp ahn-titch 13-line junebug unique same other complex probably has -itch agentive Merriam 58:373 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Coleoptera spp bodo:diywe:'ç' stinkbug unique same other complex lit. one who is turning the anus (-ic' agentive, -wiyi verb Newman 1944:31 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yuki Coleoptera spp chum-pōs MO beetle unique underived probably complex Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 0 0 0 0 no
Yuma Coleoptera spp missing missing missing 2 0 0 0 0 no