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Language: Nias

Source/Author:  Blust 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Debasish Roy  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Northwest Sumatra-Barrier Islands:Nias 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand taŋa   18  
2 left kabera      
3 right kawõlõ      
4 leg/foot ahe   1  
5 to walk fanõ   2  
6 road/path lala   1  
7 to come mõi   1  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim mo-laŋi   1  
10 dirty moŋdaʔi   1?  
11 dust      
12 skin uli   1  
13 back word info hulu      
14 belly talu      
15 bone tõla   1?  
16 intestines betuʔa   21  
16 intestines riʔi   21  
17 liver ate   1  
18 breast fosu   1  
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder alisi      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ila      
21 to think wai      
22 to fear taʔu   1  
23 blood do   1  
24 head hõgõ      
25 neck bagi      
26 hair word info bu   1  
27 nose ixu   1  
28 to breathe mo-hanuhanu      
29 to sniff, smell ago      
30 mouth bawa   1  
31 tooth ifõ   1  
32 tongue lela [< +Zelaq] 4  
33 to laugh taw̃a   1  
34 to cry meʔe      
34 to cry mo-weŋuweŋu      
35 to vomit m-uta   1  
36 to spit ilo 0r 29 6  
37 to eat maŋamaŋa   1, 14  
38 to chew word info mo-ŋaŋa      
39 to cook word info lõma      
39 to cook word info rino      
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite usu      
42 to suck siõ      
43 ear taliŋa   1  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
45 eye hõrõ      
46 to see ila      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep m-õrõ   16  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream ifi   1  
51 to sit dao      
52 to stand ma-oso      
53 person/human being niha      
54 man/male latano      
54 man/male ma-tua      
55 woman/female a-lawe   33  
56 child ono   1  
57 husband foʔomo      
57 husband doŋa      
58 wife foʔomo      
58 wife doŋa      
59 mother ina   1  
60 father ama   1  
61 house omo   1  
62 thatch/roof sagõ      
63 name tõi      
64 to say w̃aʔõ      
65 rope tali   1  
66 to tie up, fasten bugõ      
67 to sew word info afu      
67 to sew word info tagu      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info alu   1?  
70 to shoot word info fana   1  
71 to stab, pierce tuo      
72 to hit word info tifa      
73 to steal luʔa      
73 to steal tagõ   1?  
74 to kill bunu   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive mo-noso      
77 to scratch word info xaʔa      
78 to cut, hack word info huta      
78 to cut, hack word info tata   3  
79 stick/wood eu   1  
80 to split word info sila   40  
80 to split word info weha      
81 sharp a-tarõ   1  
82 dull, blunt halo      
83 to work word info ilo      
84 to plant taru      
84 to plant tanõ   2  
85 to choose fili   1  
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info bao   1  
87 to swell word info mu-lõta      
88 to squeeze word info fera   1  
89 to hold word info oxõ      
89 to hold word info tuyu      
90 to dig koʔo      
91 to buy [b]õli   1  
92 to open, uncover boka   1  
93 to pound, beat word info tutu or 20? 20  
94 to throw word info handro      
94 to throw word info tebu      
95 to fall word info toru      
96 dog asu   1  
97 bird fofo      
98 egg adulo   1?  
99 feather bu   1  
100 wing afi      
101 to fly mu-hombo      
102 rat teʔu [cp. Sika] 7  
103 meat/flesh õsi   31  
104 fat/grease fanixa      
104 fat/grease tawõ   23  
105 tail iʔo   1  
106 snake ulõ   2  
107 worm (earthworm) kelew̃azi   1?  
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito di mbõhõ      
110 spider kalaw̃a   1  
111 fish īʔa   1  
112 rotten word info a-bou      
113 branch word info daha   1  
114 leaf bulu   18  
115 root lali   16?  
115 root w̃aʔa   2  
116 flower buŋa   1  
117 fruit bua   1  
118 grass duʔu   2  
119 earth/soil tanõ   1  
120 stone baʔu   1  
120 stone kara   1  
121 sand ene   1  
122 water word info idanõ   1  
123 to flow mo-hohou      
124 sea asi   1  
125 salt asi   1  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest tua      
128 sky laŋi   1  
128 sky banua   1  
129 moon baw̃a      
130 star dõfi      
131 cloud word info lawuo      
132 fog sau      
133 rain teu      
134 thunder rita mbanua      
135 lightning gari mbanua      
136 wind aŋi   1  
137 to blow word info mo-bura      
138 warm word info a-uxu      
138 warm word info lõxõ      
139 cold word info afu      
140 dry word info a-lõsõ      
141 wet a-basõ   1  
142 heavy a-bua   1  
143 fire alitõ      
144 to burn word info tunu   1  
145 smoke word info simbo      
146 ash awu   1  
147 black a-itõ   1  
148 white fusi   1  
149 red oyo      
150 yellow undre      
150 yellow ruzõ      
151 green      
152 small bõtõ      
153 big ebua      
154 short word info a-doŋo      
155 long word info a-nau   1  
156 thin word info nifi   1  
157 thick word info      
158 narrow ise      
159 wide a-wolo      
160 painful, sick mo-foxo      
161 shy, ashamed ila      
162 old word info a-ʔewo [cp. Mentawai] 1  
162 old word info a-tua [cp. Mentawai] 1  
163 new bohou   1  
164 good sõxi      
165 bad, evil lõ sõxi      
166 correct, true duhu      
167 night boŋi   1  
168 day luo      
169 year dõfi      
170 when? word info he mega      
171 to hide word info biniʔõ      
172 to climb word info nõi   1?  
173 at ba   17  
174 in, inside ba      
175 above      
176 below tou      
177 this daʔa      
178 that daʔõ      
179 near a-hatõ      
180 far a-rõu   1, 6  
181 where? word info he      
182 I yaʔo   1?  
183 thou yaʔugõ   1?  
184 he/she yaʔia   1  
185 we word info yaʔita   1  
185 we word info yaʔaga      
186 you yaʔami   1, 13  
187 they yaʔira   1  
188 what? word info hadia   1  
189 who? word info ha   1?  
190 other bõʔõ      
191 all fefu      
191 all oi      
192 and ba   2  
193 if na   2?  
194 how? word info he wisa      
195 no, not lõʔõ      
195 no, not teŋa      
196 to count faya      
197 One word info sa|ra   1, 86  
198 Two word info dua   1  
199 Three word info tõlu   1  
200 Four word info õfa   1  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info õnõ      
203 Seven word info fitu   1  
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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