Simmondsia chinensis was named jojoba by the O'odham (an indigenous Uto-Aztecan peoples of the Sonoran Desert in the southwestern US), who treated burns with an antioxidant salve made from a paste of the jojoba nut.
What does UA stand for?
UA stands for Uto-Aztecan (language)
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In the Americas, too, language replacement in the course of postulated farming dispersal has also been found to correlate for the Uto-Aztecan language family.
The topics include information structure, constituent order, and case in Warihio, an Uto-Aztecan language spoken in Mexico; the information structure of object-verb-subject in Vedic; the decline of post-verbal topical subjects in Serbo-Croat; prosody, information structure, and word order changes in Portuguese; and evidence for two types of focus position in Old High German.
Many of these words are derived from Uto-Aztecan languages spoken by the Yoemem (Mayo and Yaqui) and the O'odham (Papago and Pima Bajo), but there are just as many others that fell off the tongues of the Cucupa, Opata, and Guarijio.
To the Spanish traders and frontiersmen at Santa Fe, Komatcha became Comanche, and these Uto-Aztecan people absorbed the insult-as-identity as surely and as quickly as they adapted to the horse.
Their topics include Yupik Eskimo gendered information storage patterns, types and intra-cultural variations of environmental knowledge among Central African hunter-gatherers, borrowed names and indexical function in the northern Uto-Aztecan botanical lexicon, and environmental and territorial models of rock art information among hunter-gatherers in Northwest Patagonia.
Yaqui is a southern Uto-Aztecan language spoken predominantly in the Mexican state of Sonora, although there are also Yaqui-speaking communities in Arizona.