kâmvʹiri Lexicon
Botany: Cereal Crops

kâṭʹi  NPl.  grain.   [kâṭNi1N]   [PIA kart-ya- 'be cut off'   T. 2864 (Kt. â indicates < *kârt-)]

âňʹe  NSb.  grain for eating.   [ʹâňaNe5N]   [PIA ʹaṇu- 'millet'   T. 192 (+; rather than <  T. 195 *aṇu-ni-]


pâkʹa-  VI.  ripen; be cooked [grain products only?].   pâkʹoa- 'ripen; cook'; pâkʹavoa-  [pukNa-D]

ṣârʹâk bu-  VI.  be overripe [grain]; be dried up.   ṣârʹâk ku-  [ṣârNâkN bu-V]

řʹu pře-  V.  have a certain disease [grain].   [řu2N pře-V]

Wheat

gʹum  NSb.  wheat.   [gumN]   [PIA godhʹu:ma- 'wheat'   T. 4287]

ẓalgʹum  NSb.  freshly cut, undried wheat.   [ẓalaNgumN]

ǰʹo dür  N.  black grain of wheat.   [ǰoNdürN]   [PIA *ǰhâ-ta- 'burnt'   T. 5364 (+?}]

kʹu  N.  wheat that remains on stalk after threshing.   [ku7N]

psʹo  N.  black growth on wheat (smut?).   [psoN]


voňʹa likoa-  VT.  put up above ground a first appearing head (ṣʹea) of wheat.   [va-a-ň-uD likaVov-D]

âřʹa pře-  V.  reach one node's height in growth [wheat].   [âřaN pře-V]

šaŋʹar tia-  VI.  grow [a spot] on a wheat kernel (a stage of growth).   [šaŋarN tia-V]

bâkʹuř âve-  VT.  bring forth [new ears (kʹoř) of wheat] (on the stalk).   [paDguř1N âve-V]

bârʹu˜ ku-  VT.  grow out [ear (kʹoř) of grain].   [bâra-u-˜D ku-V]

ćʹü pilsoa-  VT.  start to ripen [wheat] (after flowers fall off).   [ćüN pa-lsaVov-D]

vʹâa nâma-  VI.  bend over [ear (kʹoř) of grain].   [va-âaD nâma1-V]   [PIA nʹam-a-ti 'bends; bows'   T. 6956.1 (+)]

Barley

řʹić  NSb.  barley.   [řićN]   [PrAr. *vri:ǰhʹi- [Skt.] 'rice'   T. 12233]

Millet

ʹâň_kâṭi  NPlSb.  millet (generic).   [ʹâňaNkâṭ-i1N]   [PIA ʹaṇu- 'millet'   T. 192 (+)]

řʹoařʹov  NSb.  millet (Panicum mileaceum).   [řovN]   [PIA lâv-a- 'reaping'   T. 11031]

kâćʹo  NSb.  fox-tail millet (Setaria italica).   [kâćoN]   [PrAr. *kʹâča- 'kind of grass (millet)'   T. 3112]

ʹoali_kâćo  NFSb.  late-ripening fox-tail millet.   [oalaNiFkâćoN]

tâǰʹüňtâǰʹüňe/oa˜ obl.  NSb.  sorghum (classified as a kind of millet [ʹâň_kâṭi]).   pâtʹaǰüň?  [tâǰ-iNʹâňaN]   [Prs.-Arb. tâǰ-i 'crowned' (cf. Kâta viri [Ktivi] tâǰʹi 'maize']

Rice

šâlʹi  NSb.  rice (unhusked).   [šâliN]   [PIA šâli- 'rice in field'   T. 12415]

mʹo  NFSb.  rice (husked but uncooked).   [moN]

muṭʹi bi  NF.  fast ripening seed.   [muṭaNiFbiN]

Maize

ǰuvʹor  NSb.  corn (maize).   [ǰuvårN]

ʹoali ǰuvor  NFSb.  late ripening corn.   [oalaNiFǰuvårN]

mʹol  N.  tassle.   [molN]   [PIA mʹâla-:- 'wreath; garland'   T. 10092]

usʹo  N.  braid; cornsilk (on plant).   pâ·ʹuso.  [usoN]


mʹol vâňoa-  VI.  show a tassel (a stage of growth).   [molN vâňa-ov-V]

usʹo pe te-  VI.  put out cornsilk (a stage of growth).   [usoN peD te-V]


(Phonemic transcription updated 6 November 2007, 29 May 2011)