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Language: Tami

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross, fieldnotes, supplemented Bamler 1990 
Notes:  Bamler, Georg, 1900. Bemerkungen zur Grammatik der Tami-Sprache. Zeitschrift für afrikanische und ozeanische Sprachen 5:198-253.

Spoken on islands off the southeast point of the Huon Peninsula of New Guinea.
 
Problems:  The sources appear to differ somewhat. Reliability is somewhat less than good. Not clear if there is a distinction between prenasalised and non-prenasalised voiced stops. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Malcolm Ross  Checked By: Malcolm Ross 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:North New Guinea:Ngero-Vitiaz:Vitiaz:Tami 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
8 to turn word info      
16 intestines      
47 to yawn      
74 to kill      
76 to live, be alive      
82 dull, blunt      
93 to pound, beat word info -la      
66 to tie up, fasten -lik   1  
83 to work word info -makat      
161 shy, ashamed -meame   1  
159 wide -pa      
84 to plant -puŋ      
39 to cook word info -tago   27  
85 to choose -weleg      
172 to climb word info -ŋke      
59 mother anaŋ      
100 wing bak      
125 salt balaki      
148 white bamobam   118  
69 to hunt word info bikʷada      
95 to fall word info bil      
130 star biti   1  
167 night boŋ   1  
116 flower bul   22  
123 to flow bul      
91 to buy buyaŋ      
193 if buyaŋ      
78 to cut, hack word info buʔ      
54 man/male damo      
207 Twenty word info damo monte 'a whole person'    
24 head doa-alu      
26 hair word info doa-lau   40  
178 that dole MR's fieldnotes    
13 back word info dumu   61  
19 shoulder dumunkae      
177 this ege MR's fieldnotes    
152 small epe      
208 Fifty word info fifty Bamler says no numeral x  
103 meat/flesh flesh This is English!    
107 worm (earthworm) galagal      
37 to eat gan   1  
64 to say ganse      
49 to lie down word info gen   1  
48 to sleep gin   8  
89 to hold word info gugum   1  
147 black gwagu      
209 One Hundred word info hundred Bamler says no numeral x  
111 fish i   1  
139 cold word info ibitilup      
63 name ijaŋ   66  
165 bad, evil isan      
20 to know, be knowledgeable kabit      
21 to think kade- ŋka 'stomach- ??'    
57 husband kajoa-   2  
58 wife kajoa-   1  
146 ash kalit      
77 to scratch word info kalukal   44  
3 right kanoŋ      
117 fruit kanoŋ   47  
166 correct, true kanoŋ   95  
17 liver kat   1  
168 day kat   1, 54  
131 cloud word info katewal      
14 belly kato-wau      
98 egg katul   1  
96 dog kauŋ   43  
30 mouth kawaŋ-lu   36  
32 tongue kawaŋmal      
129 moon kayo      
128 sky kayodag      
4 leg/foot ke-   1  
141 wet kibum      
6 road/path kinakau      
25 neck koloŋpa      
183 thou kom   1, 67  
121 sand kop      
90 to dig koun      
135 lightning kujil   2  
12 skin kuli-   1 1
132 fog kupip      
133 rain kut   1  
72 to hit word info la      
113 branch word info lak   1  
126 lake lake English!   ??
99 feather lala-      
7 to come lam   1, 85  
176 below lam   84  
164 good lameʔ      
122 water word info lan   1  
114 leaf lau   1  
110 spider laulau   1  
162 old word info laŋgwa      
201 Five word info lim   1  
203 Seven word info lima ma lu      
205 Nine word info lima ma pat      
202 Six word info lima ma te      
204 Eight word info lima ma tul      
206 Ten word info limantalu      
44 to hear liŋon   1  
101 to fly lo   1  
174 in, inside lo   1  
36 to spit loat   108  
198 Two word info lu   1  
35 to vomit luat   8  
61 house lum   1  
192 and ma   2  
106 snake mama      
33 to laugh mamal   3  
156 thin word info mamani      
140 dry word info mamat   11  
97 bird man   1  
194 how? word info mandomoka      
70 to shoot word info mane   1, 50  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
151 green mata   1  
45 eye matalu   1  
81 sharp matalu   36  
22 to fear matat.   1  
112 rotten word info mawul   1, 65  
73 to steal minau   1, 58  
142 heavy mipapa      
124 sea moi      
155 long word info molau   12  
52 to stand monji   1  
171 to hide word info mumuŋ   1, 67  
119 earth/soil nam      
158 narrow narrow ?????    
56 child natu-   5  
31 tooth nauŋpu      
23 blood ndal   1  
157 thick word info ndandan      
170 when? word info ndeŋ nei      
181 where? word info nei   66  
1 hand nima-   1, 66  
185 we word info niŋgai   2, 54  
186 you niŋgam   1  
62 thatch/roof njalum      
136 wind njel      
160 painful, sick njiu      
51 to sit nju      
40 to drink num   1, 34  
27 nose nusubwai   27  
29 to sniff, smell nut   97  
163 new opo   1, 26  
71 to stab, pierce pan      
134 thunder papap   104  
200 Four word info pat   1  
109 mosquito patipat      
120 stone paʔ   1  
88 to squeeze word info pip   21  
175 above po   2  
9 to swim pup      
68 needle sagal large vs small    
189 who? word info sai   1  
188 what? word info sau   1  
28 to breathe siiau      
191 all simba      
187 they sin MR's fieldnotes 63  
149 red sinsin   50  
11 dust siʔ      
190 other sousou      
38 to chew word info soŋ   62  
18 breast sut   1  
195 no, not ta   4  
67 to sew word info tagin      
60 father tama-   1  
53 person/human being tamala   1, 66  
86 to grow word info tatum   1  
46 to see tawa   116  
34 to cry taŋ   1  
43 ear taŋalau   1  
179 near taŋkai      
197 One word info te   14  
210 One Thousand word info thousand Bamler says no numeral x  
137 to blow word info titi      
55 woman/female tiwi      
87 to swell word info tiŋ      
94 to throw word info tuk   5  
15 bone tukatuk   1, 10  
199 Three word info tul   1  
108 louse word info tum   3  
10 dirty tumtum   105  
144 to burn word info tun   1  
154 short word info tute      
68 needle ulaŋ large vs small    
5 to walk wajaŋ      
115 root walik metathesis 2  
127 woods/forest walilo      
138 warm word info wawan   1, 33  
50 to dream wiʔ   1, 77  
102 rat wota 'mouse'    
65 rope woti      
145 smoke word info ya      
80 to split word info yal      
169 year yal   x L
79 stick/wood yat      
92 to open, uncover yau      
182 I yau   1, 21  
196 to count yau      
193 if yaya      
150 yellow yaŋuyaŋ   9  
143 fire yaʔ   1  
180 far yei      
184 he/she yei MR's fieldnotes 1  
42 to suck yili      
104 fat/grease yit      
118 grass yiyili      
105 tail yui   1, 25  
153 big ŋaniʔ      
2 left ŋat   19  
41 to bite ŋel      
173 at ŋke      

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