https://abvd.shh.mpg.de : Austronesian : Crows : Bantu :

Language: Savu

Source/Author:  Blust 
Notes:   
Data Entry:  Typed By: Penny Keenan  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
Statistics:   
Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern:Central Malayo-Polynesian:Bima-Sumba 
Map 
 

Resources:

Change History:

Showing 3 of 16 entries. Show ALL logged changes

Entries:

ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand kai ŋaʔa      
1 hand ruai      
2 left kiriu metathesis < *kawiRi ? 1, 42  
3 right kedaŋa   1, 62?  
4 leg/foot kai   1  
4 leg/foot ĵela      
5 to walk ta-kako   48  
5 to walk béla      
6 road/path ru| ĵara   1  
7 to come deka      
7 to come mai   1  
8 to turn word info ta-pote      
8 to turn word info ɓeli   4?  
9 to swim ta-naŋi   1, 45  
10 dirty raʔi   1  
11 dust awu (cf#146) 1  
12 skin kuri   1  
13 back word info deni   18  
14 belly ɗelu   90  
15 bone rui   2  
16 intestines tenié metathesis of final vowels? (Emily) 1  
17 liver ade   1  
18 breast huhu   1  
19 shoulder kolo gunu      
20 to know, be knowledgeable tohi      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ia      
21 to think peŋé      
21 to think owé      
22 to fear medaʔu   1  
23 blood ra   1  
24 head katu   6  
25 neck lakoko   78  
26 hair word info ru   40  
27 nose huwaŋa      
28 to breathe heŋa   2  
29 to sniff, smell buru      
29 to sniff, smell teɗé      
30 mouth wu|ɓa cp other LS forms 1  
31 tooth ŋutu   5  
32 tongue weʔo   44  
33 to laugh ta-mari   3  
33 to laugh ɗole      
34 to cry keruka      
34 to cry taŋi   1  
35 to vomit medu   1?  
36 to spit pe-ilu      
36 to spit pupu      
37 to eat ta-ŋaʔa   1, 3  
38 to chew word info ñami fix n 3  
38 to chew word info mama fix n 1  
39 to cook word info hogo      
39 to cook word info méréa      
40 to drink ta-ŋinu   1  
41 to bite hiɓi      
42 to suck ta-muhi   6  
42 to suck hepa   1?  
43 ear wodilu   1, 4  
44 to hear reŋi   1  
44 to hear reŋé   1  
45 eye na-mada   1  
46 to see héléo      
47 to yawn megau      
48 to sleep ta-beji      
49 to lie down word info pahoro eni (<M) 1  
50 to dream ni   1, 60  
51 to sit mejeɗi      
52 to stand tidi   1  
52 to stand keɗi   1, 5  
53 person/human being doʔu   1  
54 man/male momone   1  
55 woman/female mobeni   1, 51  
56 child ana   1  
57 husband ihi emu      
58 wife ihi emu   2  
59 mother ina   1  
60 father ama   1  
61 house ĕmu   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name ŋara   1  
64 to say li      
64 to say ta-pedai   5?  
64 to say ané   5?  
65 rope dari   1  
66 to tie up, fasten ta-uje      
66 to tie up, fasten ɓoro      
66 to tie up, fasten eki   1?  
67 to sew word info ĵaʔu   3  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info tape hudi      
70 to shoot word info ta-wobe      
71 to stab, pierce ta-teɓo   6?  
71 to stab, pierce hue      
72 to hit word info woba      
73 to steal [me]naʔo   1, 59, 60  
74 to kill tape made   2  
75 to die, be dead made   1  
76 to live, be alive muri   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info ta-kao   1  
77 to scratch word info ta-gai      
78 to cut, hack word info eta      
79 stick/wood aĵu   1  
80 to split word info ɓeka   36  
81 sharp do naʔa      
81 sharp meriu      
82 dull, blunt ketaba   38  
82 dull, blunt kewagu      
82 dull, blunt wada      
83 to work word info tao      
83 to work word info ta-jega      
84 to plant hela      
84 to plant kuĵa      
85 to choose ɓili   1  
85 to choose pili   1  
86 to grow word info muri   2  
86 to grow word info ramé      
87 to swell word info ta-menjela      
88 to squeeze word info ta-pue   1  
89 to hold word info emi      
90 to dig kaʔi   1  
91 to buy weli   1  
92 to open, uncover boke   1  
93 to pound, beat word info daba Source ACD: beat on with both hands    
94 to throw word info ta-nabe      
94 to throw word info ta-daba   109  
94 to throw word info hora      
95 to fall word info ta-bui   1  
95 to fall word info buni   111  
95 to fall word info [me]nawu   1, 106  
96 dog ŋaka      
97 bird dolila      
98 egg delu   1  
99 feather raʔu   24  
99 feather ru   24  
100 wing ruʔela      
101 to fly lila   4  
102 rat keɓuku      
102 rat kéjôe      
103 meat/flesh hedai      
104 fat/grease meñi   1  
105 tail rulahi      
106 snake doɓoho      
107 worm (earthworm) kalate   1  
108 louse word info udu   1  
109 mosquito nini   17  
109 mosquito legu   44  
110 spider morake      
111 fish naduʔu      
112 rotten word info dowoʔo      
112 rotten word info wapa      
113 branch word info kélat      
114 leaf roʔo   1  
114 leaf ru   1  
115 root amo   3  
116 flower wila   4  
117 fruit wue   1  
118 grass ruĵuʔu      
119 earth/soil rai[wawa]   4?  
120 stone wo wadu   1  
121 sand laha lae      
122 water word info ei   2?  
123 to flow mili   1  
123 to flow ri      
124 sea dahi   1  
124 sea lou      
125 salt méŋehi   3, 48  
125 salt hero   3  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest roʔa jami   8  
128 sky liru   8  
129 moon weru      
130 star moto      
131 cloud word info méremu      
132 fog      
133 rain aji      
134 thunder ɗoro      
135 lightning      
136 wind ŋelo   5  
137 to blow word info ta-tiu      
138 warm word info pana   1  
138 warm word info kewowo      
139 cold word info meriŋi   1  
140 dry word info kemaŋu   1?  
140 dry word info kelili      
141 wet ta-boɓo      
142 heavy mejiŋi      
143 fire ai   1  
144 to burn word info ta-tunu   1  
145 smoke word info habu   7  
146 ash awu   1  
147 black do medi (<M) 1  
148 white do pudi   1  
149 red mea   1  
150 yellow kalara      
151 green méŋeru   4?  
152 small iki   121  
153 big worena      
154 short word info na-ɓaɓa   54  
155 long word info medera   7?  
155 long word info merai   5  
156 thin word info meni   1  
157 thick word info meʔaa      
158 narrow kedadu      
158 narrow ɓera      
159 wide do ɓela   2  
160 painful, sick ahé      
160 painful, sick keboo      
160 painful, sick peɗa   23  
161 shy, ashamed mékaé (dhara)   1  
162 old word info do|weka   5?  
162 old word info duiʔ      
163 new do|wiʔu   1?  
164 good   1  
164 good woʔié   1  
165 bad, evil do|woapa      
166 correct, true petu   6?  
167 night meɗa      
167 night remi      
168 day loɗo   12  
169 year tau   1  
170 when? word info p|eri   1, 65  
171 to hide word info huni   1  
171 to hide word info wuni   1  
172 to climb word info hae   4  
173 at pa      
174 in, inside me rămă   1  
174 in, inside ɗara   1  
175 above ɗida   5  
176 below wawa   1  
177 this nane   1  
177 this pane   1  
177 this oni   1  
178 that nani   1  
179 near umu      
179 near hédeka      
180 far jaʔu   1  
181 where? word info pami      
182 I ja      
183 thou ao   1  
184 he/she no      
185 we word info di   9  
185 we word info ĵi   1?  
186 you mu   1, 13  
187 they ro   5  
188 what? word info niŋa      
189 who? word info nado      
190 other do wala      
190 other aŋa      
191 all hariale      
192 and ŋa   2  
193 if kiri      
193 if we      
194 how? word info mina mi   23  
195 no, not ado      
196 to count ta-reke   39 L
197 One word info ehi (<M) 1  
198 Two word info ɗue   1  
199 Three word info telu   1  
200 Four word info epa   1  
201 Five word info lemi   1  
202 Six word info ena   1  
203 Seven word info pidu   1  
204 Eight word info eru   3  
205 Nine word info héo   5  
206 Ten word info hénguru   5?  
207 Twenty word info dhue nguru "dh" = implosive    
208 Fifty word info lemi nguru   1, 2  
209 One Hundred word info héngahu   4  
210 One Thousand word info hétebha "bh" = implosive    

Seen an error? Please let us know:

Save Data: