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Words to Describe Our Other Relations

Last updated 01/30/2000

Abenaki Words That Describe Birds, Fish, & Bugs
English Word Abenaki Word Source Notes
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<- THE WINGED ONES ->
Bird Sips Henry Masta  
Crane kas ko Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Duck Kwiguigam Henry Masta  
Egg wo wan Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Egg Ouwan Henry Masta  
Goose Woubigihlalw Henry Masta
Gull ka akw Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Heron Kasko Laurent/Day  
Hummingbird Nanatasis Abenaki Cultural Heritage Celebration  
Owl Walouyas Henry Masta  
Owl Kokokhas Henry Masta  
Owl, Barred Cocohass' Fanny Hardy Eckstrom  
Owl Titgeli Henry Masta  
Owl, Horned Tetegalee Fanny Hardy Eckstrom  
Pigeon pe laz Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Pigeon Pelaz Henry Masta  
Raven Tsesuna Reflections - Tsonakwa The son of Thunderbird.
Swan Wiguahla Henry Masta  
Wind Eagle Wuchowsen Gluskabe Stories - Bruchac  
<- THE SWIMMERS ->
Fish Namas Henry Masta  
Fish, Bass Magahaghe Sabastian Raile  
Fish, Eel Nahoumo Henry Masta also spelled Nahamou
Fish, Salmon Meskouamegou Sabastian Raile  
Fish, Salmon Trout Namagw Henry Masta  
Fish, Sturgeon Kabassa Henry Masta also spelled Kabasse
Fish, Trout sko tam Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Fish, Trout Skotam Henry Masta also spelled Skou'tam
Fish, Smoked Namessagouann Sabastian Raile also just Agouann
Frog Chegual Henry Masta  
Frog, Bull Agbalam Henry Masta  
Frog, Monster Aglebemu Stories of the Dawnland - Bruchac The Water Monster
Lobster so ga Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Snake skog Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Snake Shishiqua Reflections - Tsonakwa  
Snake Skog Henry Masta  
Turtle Miknakw Henry Masta  
<- THE STANDING PEOPLE ->
Birch, Black wins Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Blackberry Bush psakw dam ni mo zi Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Cedar Mouloudakw Henry Masta  
Green Leaf ski bakw Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Green Stick ska kwam Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Hemlock Sedi Henry Masta  
Husk wa laskw Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830 bark, shell, pod, etc.
Log wkot Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Root wa japkw Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Spruce Mskask Henry Masta  
Stringy Bark wig bi Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Tree Abazi Henry Masta  
Willow Kanozas Henry Masta  
Wood Awazon Henry Masta  
<- THE CRAWLING & BUZZING ONES ->
Cricket chols Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Gnat pe guis Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Insect Auhandoiss Fanny Hardy Eckstrom Little Devil
Maggot o kwa Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830  
Pismire al iksw Kimzowzi Awighigan 1830 ant hill