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Language: Nissan

Source/Author:  Blust, from Todd (1978), Mayr (1931) 
Notes:  Mayr, E. (1931) Wörter der Nissan-Sprache. Zeitschrift für Eingeborenen Sprachen, 21:252-256.

Todd, E.M. (1978) A sketch of Nissan (Nehan) grammar. In S.A. Wurm & L. Carrington (Eds.), Second International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics: Proceedings (pp. 1181-1239). Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Peng Du  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic:Nehan-North Bougainville:Nehan 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima-   1  
2 left kais borrowing? TP kais 15  
3 right kawiwih < *ka-wiRi 'left'    
3 right makos[o]      
4 leg/foot keke-   1  
5 to walk lala   1, 69  
6 road/path lel   8  
7 to come la|me   1, 85  
8 to turn word info tapokisi   35  
9 to swim huhu   12  
10 dirty beŋ      
10 dirty uh[o]      
11 dust wau   1  
12 skin kapoko-   12  
13 back word info mudin   3  
14 belly balan   18  
15 bone hiro-   9  
16 intestines      
17 liver kodan   10  
18 breast huhu-   1  
19 shoulder huhuata-   13  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ate   35  
21 to think naman   28  
22 to fear sokoro   10  
23 blood dewacin   8  
24 head lu-   1  
25 neck wekweko-   26  
26 hair word info ulu-   31  
27 nose ŋusu-   27  
28 to breathe uŋa   19  
29 to sniff, smell amuh   14  
30 mouth wawa-   36  
31 tooth liwo-   1, 35  
32 tongue mia-   7  
33 to laugh wanio-   19  
34 to cry      
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit lou   24  
37 to eat an[i]   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info moh[o]   19, 82  
39 to cook word info wasuluŋ   14  
40 to drink inum   1  
41 to bite etir   11  
42 to suck      
43 ear taliŋa   1  
44 to hear loŋor[o]   1, 36  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see baŋa   16  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep hohow[o]   13  
49 to lie down word info rikin   12  
50 to dream borboriana   10  
51 to sit tabil[a]   22  
52 to stand tur   2, 69  
53 person/human being tamata   1, 66  
54 man/male bulot   16  
55 woman/female kuah[a]   10  
56 child keketik   10  
56 child tu-   5  
57 husband nabulot   16  
58 wife kuah[a]   15  
59 mother tina-   1  
60 father tama-   1  
61 house um[a]   1  
62 thatch/roof kukuna-rum   13  
63 name haŋa <metathesis of 1? 1, 15  
64 to say kulo      
65 rope iawon   14  
65 rope woh   27  
66 to tie up, fasten wenut      
67 to sew word info susuki   17, 48  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info hihip   18  
70 to shoot word info pilan   27  
70 to shoot word info wan[a]   1  
71 to stab, pierce haka      
71 to stab, pierce sop   17  
72 to hit word info haluh   1  
73 to steal wenaw[a]   1, 32  
74 to kill pos   17  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
76 to live, be alive waŋol      
77 to scratch word info keh   5  
78 to cut, hack word info tokot   3, 141  
79 stick/wood dok   4  
80 to split word info polaka   1  
81 sharp man   24  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info wok     L
83 to work word info kalekinale   16  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info isiŋ   14  
88 to squeeze word info tiŋia      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig tawi   59  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info puŋ[a]   21  
96 dog lo   12  
97 bird tetiaw[a]   12  
98 egg tagun[a]   11  
99 feather lale   38  
99 feather ulu-   1  
100 wing tetia|wan   14  
101 to fly luluh   1  
102 rat kih   3, 88  
103 meat/flesh sinsiŋin   18  
104 fat/grease uleki-      
105 tail      
106 snake soi   17  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ut   1  
109 mosquito kohik   15  
110 spider      
111 fish ian[a]   1  
112 rotten word info beŋ   21  
113 branch word info raŋ   1, 21  
114 leaf kamanan   14  
115 root wan   39  
116 flower kalaŋuh[u]      
116 flower purpur   13 L?
117 fruit wawan   1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil kot   15  
120 stone palaw[a]   9  
121 sand i|on   1  
122 water word info kodom[o]   7  
122 water word info wonun[a]      
123 to flow      
124 sea laur   6  
124 sea lor   6  
124 sea teh   1  
125 salt teh   20  
126 lake lobolob      
127 woods/forest lolon   31  
128 sky laŋit   1  
129 moon bialok   9  
130 star pitopit <(m) 11, 81  
131 cloud word info laŋit   3  
132 fog malahoŋ      
133 rain huan[a]   1, 19  
134 thunder pil   23  
135 lightning kanau   14  
136 wind rom   15  
137 to blow word info hag      
138 warm word info welsuk[u]   15  
139 cold word info malahoŋ   15  
139 cold word info mamawa   56  
139 cold word info molomol      
140 dry word info kadak   17  
140 dry word info papadak   17  
141 wet bus   16  
142 heavy      
143 fire hue   22  
144 to burn word info wa-luh   13  
145 smoke word info diku   15  
146 ash kumahuan   12  
146 ash taun   28  
147 black kurkurum[u]   13  
148 white      
149 red kubkubar   20  
150 yellow iawiawel   16  
151 green pelek   18  
152 small kit[i] irregular *q > k 121  
152 small lik irregular l reflex of *r 66, 82  
153 big ulek   16  
154 short word info puhin[a]   15  
155 long word info barah   16  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info bulut[u]      
157 thick word info obot   14  
158 narrow kisoŋ   34  
159 wide rabian   47  
159 wide tahaŋ      
160 painful, sick momoh   17  
161 shy, ashamed matalo cp.moken 10  
162 old word info mahoh      
163 new timuh   11  
164 good wia   1  
165 bad, evil sa   1  
166 correct, true man[a]   14  
167 night boŋ   1  
168 day daan   6  
168 day maran   6  
169 year krismas[i] Loan   L
170 when? word info maŋiha   1, 48  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info moto   12  
173 at i   1  
174 in, inside lolon[a]   1  
175 above i rana   12  
176 below kukule      
177 this gine   1  
178 that gila      
179 near wahuhut[u]   16  
180 far irah   17  
181 where? word info ia   37  
182 I iŋo   14  
183 thou iŋa   7  
184 he/she iŋn[o]   7  
184 he/she git      
185 we word info iŋeg   14  
185 we word info iŋam   14  
186 you iŋam   8  
187 they gisin[o]   6  
187 they gisit   6  
188 what? word info hapa   1  
188 what? word info hawa   1  
189 who? word info mae   11  
190 other gisamehe      
190 other giomeher      
191 all udel      
191 all wakap[a]   46  
192 and doh   13  
193 if get   8  
194 how? word info hapa   15  
195 no, not ahik   1, 16  
196 to count      
197 One word info kah   32  
197 One word info siok[o]   12  
198 Two word info torik[i]   5  
199 Three word info towon[o]   5  
200 Four word info towat[i]   1, 65  
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
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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