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Language: Fas

Source/Author:  John Kohip 
Notes:  The author is a native speaker of this language. Nineteen (19) villages in West Sepik Province use this language. its geographic range is Maiu/Sumumini Villages (Buof River)up Sumo Villages (Bliri and Piore Rivers).  
Problems:  Probably an endangered language because the new generations use Tok Pisin.  
Data Entry:  Typed By: Norman Barrias  Checked By:  
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  • Total Data: 185
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  • Number of Loans: 0
 
Classification:  Fas 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand kei      
2 left kei kakfo      
3 right kei mene      
4 leg/foot essei      
5 to walk inatim      
6 road/path kos      
7 to come innei      
8 to turn word info nafua nafua      
9 to swim sinin      
10 dirty mutta      
11 dust fifia pipano      
12 skin awu      
13 back word info wamku      
14 belly nunu      
15 bone effu      
16 intestines nunu anou      
17 liver poki      
18 breast fuku efu      
19 shoulder makfo      
20 to know, be knowledgeable kamefeta      
21 to think pufo pufo      
22 to fear kafokta      
23 blood kusu      
24 head pufu      
25 neck husno      
26 hair word info kwa      
27 nose sipty      
28 to breathe ianpin      
29 to sniff, smell nasuon      
30 mouth yefko      
31 tooth mei      
32 tongue funei      
33 to laugh ininta      
34 to cry kwefita      
35 to vomit yakfuta      
36 to spit tipbri      
37 to eat kiyei      
38 to chew word info mekei      
39 to cook word info ku-kani      
40 to drink fi kieye      
41 to bite wei      
42 to suck iyenei      
43 ear moina      
44 to hear nipunei      
45 eye koi      
46 to see koi onei      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep tiako      
49 to lie down word info tiakomku      
50 to dream yekmuos      
51 to sit hutei      
52 to stand puanan      
53 person/human being imei      
54 man/male imei      
55 woman/female muh      
56 child paso      
57 husband yefu      
58 wife mofo      
59 mother masu      
60 father pafu      
61 house fek      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name apu      
64 to say mon yeni      
65 rope mui      
66 to tie up, fasten titan      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info a      
70 to shoot word info tinei      
71 to stab, pierce niye      
72 to hit word info tipaiye      
73 to steal fofko      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead senei      
76 to live, be alive eku      
77 to scratch word info pipkar      
78 to cut, hack word info teipuan      
79 stick/wood kuo      
80 to split word info napua      
81 sharp kifa      
82 dull, blunt puuta      
83 to work word info tuku      
84 to plant inn      
85 to choose inakta tin      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info fufnu      
88 to squeeze word info awonei      
89 to hold word info kei nepsi      
90 to dig huon      
91 to buy faimar      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info netipi      
95 to fall word info eu      
96 dog husu      
97 bird sih      
98 egg ako      
99 feather kwa      
100 wing mumu      
101 to fly siyen      
102 rat onei      
103 meat/flesh amno      
104 fat/grease sipu      
105 tail minia      
106 snake tukwipe      
107 worm (earthworm) a-u      
108 louse word info munpu      
109 mosquito hus      
110 spider nakiye      
111 fish iye      
112 rotten word info fota      
113 branch word info kuofuku      
114 leaf fah      
115 root puku      
116 flower saw      
117 fruit hu      
118 grass tukwiye      
119 earth/soil ekuo      
120 stone unnei      
121 sand fisu      
122 water word info fi      
123 to flow      
124 sea moiye      
125 salt      
126 lake fuku      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky kami      
129 moon huos      
130 star mepke      
131 cloud word info fufofi      
132 fog      
133 rain nifo      
134 thunder kami kuruan      
135 lightning kami      
136 wind kufmiye      
137 to blow word info fufuan      
138 warm word info huian      
139 cold word info meketa      
140 dry word info nukita      
141 wet kisfita      
142 heavy weita      
143 fire kuo      
144 to burn word info kuomnaos      
145 smoke word info kukwakfi      
146 ash kamuso      
147 black suku      
148 white siyepu      
149 red kutu      
150 yellow akokis      
151 green akoku      
152 small pitu      
153 big annuo      
154 short word info akiu      
155 long word info fafo      
156 thin word info kista      
157 thick word info aneita      
158 narrow pitita      
159 wide anou      
159 wide aneita      
160 painful, sick suknu      
161 shy, ashamed akuota      
162 old word info nihu      
163 new eku      
164 good emsu      
165 bad, evil sikepu      
166 correct, true kemen      
167 night pinip      
168 day neop      
169 year huos mepki      
170 when? word info menfur oh      
171 to hide word info sasen      
172 to climb word info yanei      
172 to climb word info onei      
173 at      
174 in, inside huoi      
175 above nin      
176 below akuo ario      
177 this anu      
178 that eru      
179 near fiki      
180 far maku      
181 where? word info mina      
182 I te      
183 thou      
184 he/she      
185 we word info erpu kopo      
186 you ai      
187 they      
188 what? word info yekuo      
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all kuopo      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info memeta      
195 no, not momu meni      
196 to count kantimar      
197 One word info fesni      
198 Two word info tianepem      
199 Three word info tianepem ef      
200 Four word info tianepem tianepem      
201 Five word info tianepem tienepem fesni      
202 Six word info tianepem ef tianepem ef      
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 kuopo      
210 One Thousand word info      

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