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Language: Nissan

Source/Author:  Blust, from Todd (1978), Mayr (1931) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:nsn  Glottocode: neha1247 
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:
175 above i rana   12  
191 all udel      
191 all wakap[a]   46  
192 and doh   13  
146 ash kumahuan   12  
146 ash taun   28  
173 at i   1  
13 back word info mudin   3  
165 bad, evil sa   1  
14 belly balan   18  
176 below kukule      
153 big ulek   16  
97 bird tetiaw[a]   12  
147 black kurkurum[u]   13  
23 blood dewacin   8  
15 bone hiro-   9  
113 branch word info raŋ   1, 21  
18 breast huhu-   1  
56 child keketik   10  
56 child tu-   5  
131 cloud word info laŋit   3  
139 cold word info malahoŋ   15  
139 cold word info mamawa   56  
139 cold word info molomol      
166 correct, true man[a]   14  
168 day daan   6  
168 day maran   6  
10 dirty beŋ      
10 dirty uh[o]      
96 dog lo   12  
140 dry word info kadak   17  
140 dry word info papadak   17  
82 dull, blunt      
11 dust wau   1  
43 ear taliŋa   1  
119 earth/soil kot   15  
98 egg tagun[a]   11  
204 Eight word info      
45 eye mata-   1  
180 far irah   17  
104 fat/grease uleki-      
60 father tama-   1  
99 feather lale   38  
99 feather ulu-   1  
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire hue   22  
111 fish ian[a]   1  
201 Five word info      
116 flower kalaŋuh[u]      
116 flower purpur   13 L?
132 fog malahoŋ      
200 Four word info towat[i]   1, 65  
117 fruit wawan   1  
164 good wia   1  
118 grass      
151 green pelek   18  
26 hair word info ulu-   31  
1 hand lima-   1  
184 he/she iŋn[o]   7  
184 he/she git      
24 head lu-   1  
142 heavy      
61 house um[a]   1  
194 how? word info hapa   15  
57 husband nabulot   16  
182 I iŋo   14  
193 if get   8  
174 in, inside lolon[a]   1  
16 intestines      
126 lake lobolob      
114 leaf kamanan   14  
2 left kais borrowing? TP kais 15  
4 leg/foot keke-   1  
135 lightning kanau   14  
17 liver kodan   10  
155 long word info barah   16  
108 louse word info ut   1  
54 man/male bulot   16  
103 meat/flesh sinsiŋin   18  
129 moon bialok   9  
109 mosquito kohik   15  
59 mother tina-   1  
30 mouth wawa-   36  
63 name haŋa   1, 18  
158 narrow kisoŋ   34  
179 near wahuhut[u]   16  
25 neck wekweko-   26  
68 needle      
163 new timuh   11  
167 night boŋ   1  
205 Nine word info      
195 no, not ahik   1, 16  
27 nose ŋusu-   27  
162 old word info mahoh      
197 One word info kah   32  
197 One word info siok[o]   12  
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
190 other gisamehe      
190 other giomeher      
160 painful, sick momoh   17  
53 person/human being tamata   1, 66  
133 rain huan[a]   1, 19  
102 rat kih   3, 88  
149 red kubkubar   20  
3 right kawiwih < *ka-wiRi 'left'    
3 right makos[o]      
6 road/path lel   8  
115 root wan   39  
65 rope iawon   14  
65 rope woh   27  
112 rotten word info beŋ   21  
125 salt teh   20  
121 sand i|on   1  
124 sea laur   6  
124 sea lor   6  
124 sea teh   1  
203 Seven word info      
81 sharp man   24  
154 short word info puhin[a]   15  
19 shoulder huhuata-   13  
161 shy, ashamed matalo cp.moken 10  
202 Six word info      
12 skin kapoko-   12  
128 sky laŋit   1  
152 small kit[i] irregular *q > k 121  
152 small lik irregular l reflex of *r 66, 82  
145 smoke word info diku   15  
106 snake soi   17  
110 spider      
130 star pitopit <(m) 1, 81  
79 stick/wood dok   4  
120 stone palaw[a]   9  
105 tail      
206 Ten word info      
178 that gila      
62 thatch/roof kukuna-rum   13  
187 they gisin[o]   6  
187 they gisit   6  
157 thick word info bulut[u]      
157 thick word info obot   14  
156 thin word info      
177 this gine   1  
183 thou iŋa   7  
199 Three word info towon[o]   5  
134 thunder pil   23  
41 to bite etir   11  
137 to blow word info hag      
28 to breathe uŋa   19  
144 to burn word info wa-luh   13  
91 to buy      
38 to chew word info      
85 to choose      
172 to climb word info moto   12  
7 to come la|me   1, 85  
39 to cook word info moh[o]   19, 82  
39 to cook word info wasuluŋ   14  
196 to count      
34 to cry      
78 to cut, hack word info tokot   3, 141  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
90 to dig tawi   59  
50 to dream borboriana   10  
40 to drink inum   1  
37 to eat an[i]   1  
95 to fall word info puŋ[a]   21  
22 to fear sokoro   10  
123 to flow      
101 to fly luluh   1  
86 to grow word info      
44 to hear loŋor[o]   1, 36  
171 to hide word info      
72 to hit word info haluh   1  
89 to hold word info      
69 to hunt word info hihip   18  
74 to kill pos   17  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ate   35  
33 to laugh wanio-   19  
49 to lie down word info rikin   12  
76 to live, be alive waŋol      
92 to open, uncover      
84 to plant      
93 to pound, beat word info      
64 to say kulo      
77 to scratch word info keh   5  
46 to see baŋa   16  
67 to sew word info susuki   17, 48  
70 to shoot word info pilan   27  
70 to shoot word info wan[a]   1  
51 to sit tabil[a]   22  
48 to sleep hohow[o]   13  
29 to sniff, smell amuh   14  
36 to spit lou   24  
80 to split word info polaka   1  
88 to squeeze word info tiŋia      
71 to stab, pierce haka      
71 to stab, pierce sop   17  
52 to stand tur   2, 69  
73 to steal wenaw[a]   1, 32  
42 to suck      
87 to swell word info isiŋ   14  
9 to swim huhu   12  
21 to think naman   28  
94 to throw word info      
66 to tie up, fasten wenut      
8 to turn word info tapokisi   35  
35 to vomit lua   8  
5 to walk lala   1, 69  
83 to work word info wok   L L
83 to work word info kalekinale   16  
47 to yawn      
32 tongue mia-   7  
31 tooth liwo-   1, 35  
207 Twenty word info      
198 Two word info torik[i]   5  
138 warm word info welsuk[u]   15  
122 water word info kodom[o]   7  
122 water word info wonun[a]      
185 we word info iŋeg   14  
185 we word info iŋam   14  
141 wet bus   16  
188 what? word info hapa   1  
188 what? word info hawa   1  
170 when? word info maŋiha   1, 48  
181 where? word info ia   37  
148 white      
189 who? word info mae   11  
159 wide rabian   47  
159 wide tahaŋ      
58 wife kuah[a]   15  
136 wind rom   15  
100 wing tetia|wan   14  
55 woman/female kuah[a]   10  
127 woods/forest lolon   31  
107 worm (earthworm)      
169 year krismas[i] Loan   L
150 yellow iawiawel   16  
186 you iŋam   8  

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