soaproot

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 Chlorogalum traw'-hawt Soaproot loan Yokuts Yowlumne traw'-hawt'; Wikchamni chaw-kawt'; trōCH'-ut; Proto-Nim-Yokuts *ThoxoTh Golla 1964:65 WW %svkv same underived C. H. Merriam 72-79, 60-473 2 1 1 0 0 no
Big Smokey Valley Shoshone Chlorogalum missing inheritance missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Cahuilla Chlorogalum kĕ'-ko-waht 60-245 Soaproot, Chlorogalum unique same other complex A Merriam word, attested nowhere else, probably kikuwa-t. Root is a bit long for simplex. wa-t is NOT augmentative for which Merriam always has wit, wut. -m-exan-7a "inanimate" -m-exan-7a (for inanimates; literally "somehow - doing.thus- possessed.noun") http://www.archive.org/stream/bancroft_chartmerriam_1556_60#page/n189/mode/2up; p. 245 no info 2 1 as pot herb (Bean & Saubel 1972:54) no info gathered (wild) women bulb crushed and particles rubbed in water for lather, bulb fibers for brushes, young spring shoots as pot herb 0 0 Southwest Oregon, California rock bluffs, grasslands, chaparral no
Central Sierra Miwok Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Chemehuevi Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Chumash Barbareno Chlorogalum qi'w, Soaproot unique underived Timbrook 2007;56 2 1 1 0 0 no
Chumash Ineseno Chlorogalum kot' Soaproot (Merriam 55:29 confirms) loan Yokuts *ThoxoTh Golla 1964:65 WW %svkv underived Timbrook 2007:56 2 1 1 0 0 no
Chumash Obispeno Chlorogalum tqupa' Soap plant, soaproot, C. pomeridianum unique other complex t- Timbrook 2007:56 2 1 1 0 0 no
Chumash Ventureno Chlorogalum pash paʃ Chlorogalum pomeridianum; Soap plant, Soap root, Amole unique I think this is wrong word, this is the yucca-root soap underived Timbrook 2007:56 2 1 1 0 0 no
Cocopa Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Comanche Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Cupeño Chlorogalum suxuxul ˈsuxuxul (a Faye recording) soaproot loan Yokuts Note Gabrielino $u:har “amole, escobete”; Proto-Nim-Yokuts (at least) *ThoxoTh Golla 1964:65 WW %svkv same other complex ˈsuxuxu-l soaproot-npn (root may have reduplication) Hill & Nolasquez 1973:173 no info 2 1 probably as pot herb, but mainly for soap, fiber no info gathered (wild) women bulbs chopped for lather, fibers around bulbs used for brushes 0 0 Southwest Oregon, California rock bluffs, grasslands, chaparral no
Esselen Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Gabrielino Chlorogalum $u:har ˈşu:har amole, escobete loan Gabrielino Note Cupeno ˈsuxuxul (a Faye recording); loan from Proto-Nim-Yokuts (at least) *ThoxoTh Golla 1964:65 into Takic WW %svkv same other complex ˈşu:ha-r soaproot-npn -hi:n classifier for worthwhile possessions Harrington 541 no info 2 1 root could be eaten, mainly for little brushes for mortars no info gathered (wild) women fibers stripped for brushes, root chopped for soap 0 0 Southwest Oregon, California rock bluffs, grasslands, chaparral no
Iipay 'Aa Chlorogalum ɂehkat bush that looks like sour dock, but with leaves flat on ground, the roots used for soap (Merriam confirms Soaproot (Chlorogalum pomeridianum)) unique could this be from %sVkV??? same underived Merriam 55:225; Couro and Hutcheson 2 1 1 0 0 no
Kawaiisu Chlorogalum wɨnižibɨ Chlorogalum pomeridianum inheritance *wɨnVzV Proto-Numic Western Mono word for Soaproot brush is wɨnazU; same other complex wɨniži-bɨ brush-ABS (brush plant) bɨ, pɨ bɨ, pɨ seem to classify for plants, trees 1981 Zigmond 2 1 1 0 0 no
Kiliwa Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Kitanemuk Chlorogalum wokihwaʔt ˈwokihwaʔt escobeta, amole hair brush unique broader (plant, and brush from its fibers) derived wok-ihwaʔ-t brush-instrument-npn -niw possessive classifier for things Anderton 1988:581 no info 2 1 root could be eaten, but mainly for soap no info gathered (wild) women root chopped and used for soap, fibers make brushes 0 0 Southwest Oregon, California rock bluffs, grasslands, chaparral no
Lake Miwok Chlorogalum se-ke'-te soap plant (C has şikíiti for an unidentified edible plant) inheritance *saka-:ni- Miwokan Callaghan 1971; WW %svkv underived -ti may be increment etymologically Merriam 57:539 2 1 1 0 0 no
Luiseño Chlorogalum qéenat ʹqe:nat edible plant species, extremely archaic to Mrs. Hyde. Bright: Edible bulb, Chlorogalum parviflorum unique same other complex ʹqe:na-t soaproot-non.possessed.noun Elliott 1999:804 no info 2 outer fibers incorporated into bear shaman costumes (C. pomeridium -- Timbrook) 1 bulb of C. parviflorum is eaten (Sparkman 1908:234) no info gathered (wild) women bulb crushed and particles rubbed in water for lather, bulb fibers for brushes 0 0 Southwest Oregon, California rock bluffs, grasslands, chaparral no
Maidu Chlorogalum hā-gā'-kum-sam soaproot unique phrase but unanalyzable Merriam 57:61 2 1 1 0 0 no
Mojave Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Mutsun Chlorogalum torow soap-root unique Note Nim-Yokuts *ThoxoTh (Golla 1964) underived Not reduplicated, root is {toro:w} Okrand p. 141 Okrand 1977:89 2 1 1 0 0 no
Nisenan Chlorogalum haw C. pomeridianum unique underived Merriam 57:253 2 1 1 0 0 no
Northern Paiute Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Northern Sierra Miwok Chlorogalum sak:isa comb plant inheritance *saka:ni- Eastern Miwokan Callaghan 1971 WW %svkv other complex -sa ??? Callaghan 1987 2 1 1 0 0 no
Plains Miwok Chlorogalum saka:ni- soap plant, comb, brush inheritance *saka... Miwokan Pmie *saka:ni (Callaghan 1971)-, but note Mil şikíiti , which Merriam says is soaproot (JHH) WW %svkv underived -:ni may be etymological suffix Callaghan 1984 2 1 1 0 0 no
Salinan A Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Salinan M Chlorogalum ck'alə/<; tetaí large soap-root; small soaproot 129 (Merriam confirms first as Chlorogalum) unique not recorded in in A WW %svkv underived Mason 1918:128 2 1 1 0 0 no
Seri (Comcaac) Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Serrano Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Southern Paiute Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Southern Sierra Miwok Chlorogalum saka-:ni- soaproot inheritance *saka-:ni- Miwokan Callaghan 1971 WW %svkv other complex -:ni Broadbent 1964: 2 1 1 0 0 no
Southern Ute Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Tübatulabal Chlorogalum hōlōhpü:l ho:lo:hˈbɨ:l Soaproot, Lathoe pomeridiana, used for shampoo unique same derived ho:lo:h-ˈbɨ:-l soaproot-deriv.suffix-npn Hill 2010:24) no info 2 1 no info gathered (wild) women root chopped and mashed for shampoo; fibers from root for brushes 0 0 Southwest Oregon, California rock bluffs, grasslands, chaparral no
Tümpisa Shoshone Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Wappo Chlorogalum o-kah'-le soaproot, C. pomeridianum inheritance Yukian-Wappo Yukian *kəlam underived Merriam 52:589 2 1 1 0 0 no
Washo Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Western Mono Chlorogalum soosibɨ soaproot plant (Chlorogalum sp.) unique same derived -pɨ Bethel et al.:187 no info 2 1 1 long strokes of brush on back of patient used in curing by Bear shaman (Gayton 2:277) gathered (wild) women The plant is made into a brush called wɨnazU; the roots are used to make a soap 0 0 no
Wintu Chlorogalum sa:q'as soap-root (CHM confirms sa:q'as at 56:89); (CHM has >het-te 56:27) loan Eastern Miwok Pmie *saka:ni (Callaghan 1971)-, but note Mil şikíiti , which Merriam says is soaproot (JHH) WW %svkv underived derived with -Vs ??? like the -us forms?? Pitkin 1985 2 1 1 0 0 no
Yavapai Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Yokuts Palewyami Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no
Yokuts Yawdanchi Chlorogalum so-ho' (1961), tcoxotc (1907:243) soaproot, C. pomeridianum inheritance *ThoxoTh Nim-Yokuts Golla 1964:65 same underived Merriam 58:509 2 1 1 0 0 no
Yokuts Yowlumne Chlorogalum traw'-hawt' soaproot inheritance *ThoxoTh Nim-Yokuts Golla 1964:65 WW %saka same underived Merriam 58:573 2 1 1 0 0 no
Yuki Chlorogalum nösh C, noosh MWO, nuš Fo, nush Cs also ku-lum (C) soaproot inheritance *kəlam Yukian-Wappo Schlichter 1985; Wappo o-kah'-le underived Sawyer & Schlichter 1984 2 1 1 0 0 no
Yuma Chlorogalum missing missing missing 2 1 1 0 0 no