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Language: Bulu

Source/Author:  Ross, M. Pers. Comm 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Saskia Lillepuu  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:Willaumez 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand limana   1  
2 left maulina   1, 59  
3 right kalapana      
4 leg/foot virichona      
5 to walk rarachurachu      
6 road/path dala   1  
7 to come maimai   1  
8 to turn word info pulo   33  
9 to swim churuchuru   71  
10 dirty      
11 dust milimili      
12 skin kulina   1  
13 back word info botona   32  
14 belly kavutuna   5, 15  
15 bone tuchane   1, 10  
16 intestines tamoduia   18  
17 liver chateburaburana   1  
18 breast ruruna   1  
19 shoulder lochona   77  
20 to know, be knowledgeable save Tok Pisin loan   L
21 to think      
22 to fear kuani      
23 blood darana   1  
24 head varuna Looks like a loan from an Oceanic language   L
25 neck lochona   28  
26 hair word info ivuna   13  
27 nose iruna   1  
28 to breathe hua nginoro      
29 to sniff, smell rigo      
30 mouth ngauana   36, 96  
31 tooth ngingina   30  
32 tongue tabelena   39  
33 to laugh nongonongo   16  
34 to cry tangitangi   1  
35 to vomit lualua   8  
36 to spit kalupe   19, 93  
37 to eat chani   1  
38 to chew word info mamama   1  
39 to cook word info kuku Probable loan   L
40 to drink chinu   1  
41 to bite kani   38  
42 to suck ruru      
43 ear talingana   1  
44 to hear longolongoni   1, 36  
45 eye matana   1  
46 to see vusivusi      
47 to yawn ngavalolo      
48 to sleep makalukalu      
49 to lie down word info makalu dua      
50 to dream      
51 to sit matatau   80, 133  
52 to stand paisisi   53  
53 person/human being sino   10, 49  
53 person/human being sina   10, 49  
54 man/male tamochane(ka) "-ka" demonstrative 1, 14  
55 woman/female tavine(ka) "-ka" demonstrative 1, 35  
56 child tuna   5, 36  
57 husband matuchana      
58 wife matuchana      
59 mother tamarena      
60 father tamana   1  
61 house luma   1  
62 thatch/roof kapi      
63 name riona metathesis? 66  
64 to say      
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten topi      
67 to sew word info rachi   2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info pango   16  
70 to shoot word info pedenga   31  
71 to stab, pierce padi      
72 to hit word info vaubi na lima   44  
73 to steal panacho   1, 58  
74 to kill ubi   45  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive machulichuli machulichulika 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info kari   5  
78 to cut, hack word info poka   56  
79 stick/wood chai   1  
80 to split word info tate      
81 sharp vere   50  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info wokowoko bokoboko   L?
84 to plant vano      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info laba      
87 to swell word info vari      
88 to squeeze word info humu   5  
89 to hold word info nugunugu   74  
90 to dig kavu   82  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover lobe      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info tapu      
95 to fall word info puru   23  
96 dog bute   67  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg chatelu   1  
99 feather lalavena   76  
100 wing kavena   1, 39  
101 to fly      
102 rat kuruve   3  
103 meat/flesh balimomo      
104 fat/grease vika   68  
105 tail ikuna   1  
106 snake mata   12  
107 worm (earthworm) balichua      
108 louse word info ɣutu   1  
109 mosquito makinikini   47  
110 spider kumuge      
111 fish icha   1  
112 rotten word info ropo      
113 branch word info lachana chai   1  
114 leaf lalauna chai   1  
115 root akalaka chai      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass garasi     L
119 earth/soil sitano      
120 stone kedo   25  
121 sand bike      
122 water word info nalu   1, 43  
123 to flow      
124 sea dari   1  
125 salt dari   20  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest koruna sibulu   19  
128 sky chunu   46  
129 moon keva   48  
130 star chadachada   55  
131 cloud word info bubu   21  
132 fog      
133 rain kadavu   24  
134 thunder mariaba upu      
135 lightning      
136 wind wini   72  
137 to blow word info pori   6  
138 warm word info rorongo hot 73  
139 cold word info kalolova      
140 dry word info kere      
141 wet bune      
142 heavy      
143 fire charocho   18, 34  
144 to burn word info rorocho      
145 smoke word info charo   2  
146 ash kato      
147 black kavuvu      
148 white kea   20  
149 red vununu   69  
150 yellow ngango   9  
151 green kobokobo   15  
152 small koteka   70  
153 big koru      
154 short word info botoka   9  
155 long word info malaku   12  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick vidi pain 110  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info huma ka rapurapuka      
163 new kalabaka   9  
164 good gora      
165 bad, evil bauka      
166 correct, true rochotaka      
167 night bongi   1  
168 day charo   1, 54  
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info rusiche      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this kanakoi      
178 that kanakai kanakaie    
179 near      
180 far malaku   21  
181 where? word info      
182 I au   1, 21  
183 thou echo sing. s  
184 he/she i   1  
185 we word info sitou incl.    
185 we word info mami excl.    
186 you mulu dual x  
186 you motou pl. 1, 32  
187 they ria pl. 25  
187 they rilu dual x  
188 what? word info ira   1  
189 who? word info ene      
190 other      
191 all reteu      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not banika      
196 to count gi   17  
197 One word info takena   53  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info va   1  
201 Five word info leina   1  
202 Six word info chono   1  
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info rio   5  
206 Ten word info rangavulu   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info rangavulu rangavulu      
210 One Thousand word info vulunga      

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