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Language: Ramoaaina

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross's fieldnotes, supplemented by Fritzell & Davies 1992, n.d. 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:rai  Glottocode: ramo1244 
Notes:  AKA Duke of York.

(1) Malcolm Ross's fieldnotes
(2) Lisbeth Fritzell & Robin Davies, n.d., Electronic dictionary of Ramoaaina
(3) Robyn Davies & Lisbeth Fritzell, 1992. Duke of York grammar essentials (Ramoaaina). Unpublished ms. Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics.
 
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:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
5 to walk      
8 to turn word info      
57 husband      
58 wife      
68 needle      
126 lake      
138 warm word info      
158 narrow      
190 other      
194 how? word info      
208 Fifty word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
7 to come iap      
9 to swim rariu      
12 skin pani      
16 intestines lolo      
19 shoulder gaga      
21 to think nunuk      
24 head lori      
28 to breathe lodadaip      
42 to suck dumaruki      
47 to yawn mamaupial      
49 to lie down word info inep      
53 person/human being mulinə      
55 woman/female tabuan < 'old woman'    
62 thatch/roof kurə kunai grass used for roofing    
64 to say pir      
66 to tie up, fasten wat      
69 to hunt word info leve      
72 to hit word info rapui      
74 to kill akdoko      
77 to scratch word info bir      
78 to cut, hack word info buri      
79 stick/wood tikul      
81 sharp kamen      
83 to work word info pam      
85 to choose wəli      
88 to squeeze word info puai      
89 to hold word info pam      
91 to buy kip buy esp a pig    
91 to buy pəpa buy with shell money    
93 to pound, beat word info ulat      
94 to throw word info voŋ      
103 meat/flesh kəməngong      
104 fat/grease birə      
111 fish up      
117 fruit bare      
122 water word info pala      
125 salt mapak      
140 dry word info mamage      
143 fire kup      
143 fire uŋən      
144 to burn word info vakup      
147 black marut      
148 white kabaŋ      
150 yellow vai      
152 small natnat      
155 long word info alaviok      
156 thin word info məriri      
159 wide tubu = 'thick'    
160 painful, sick məlapang      
162 old word info təkanə      
164 good koi      
171 to hide word info valipai      
172 to climb word info ka      
175 above inangə      
176 below bəne      
177 this bi      
178 that ba      
185 we word info dat incl.    
185 we word info miat excl.    
189 who? word info voi      
191 all rəkrəkan      
195 no, not wəkir      
196 to count luluk      
207 Twenty word info ru noinə      
1 hand lima   1  
4 leg/foot kaki   1  
17 liver kəti   1  
18 breast u   1  
34 to cry taŋi   1  
38 to chew word info mama   1  
40 to drink inim   1  
41 to bite vekarat   1  
43 ear taliŋa   1  
45 eye mata   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house ruma   1  
70 to shoot word info panak   1  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
90 to dig kil   1  
101 to fly rovo   1  
108 louse word info ut   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
111 fish ian   1  
114 leaf dodo   1  
118 grass valir   1  
120 stone vat   1  
124 sea tai   1  
139 cold word info madiriŋ   1  
165 bad, evil akə   1  
169 year tinaon infixed <in> 1  
184 he/she i   1  
188 what? word info ava   1  
198 Two word info ru   1  
199 Three word info tulu   1  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info nom   1  
203 Seven word info vitu   1  
44 to hear valoŋor   1, 36  
59 mother na-   1, 83  
182 I inəu   1, 22  
170 when? word info naŋaian   1, 43  
37 to eat vaŋan   1, 53  
2 left maira   1, 59  
200 Four word info vat   1, 65  
179 near mərəwai   108  
141 wet buibui   109  
157 thick word info tubu = 'wide' 11  
161 shy, ashamed wəwirwir   11  
153 big ŋala   115  
36 to spit gar   117  
13 back word info tamuru   12, 107  
54 man/male muana   120  
25 neck kaboro   129  
26 hair word info vevu   13  
116 flower purpur   13 L?
154 short word info kukuri   13  
166 correct, true takado   13  
91 to buy kukul   15  
134 thunder parparara   15  
33 to laugh naŋon   16  
119 earth/soil pia   16  
106 snake vui   17  
3 right ot   18  
14 belly bala-   18  
163 new mataki   19  
95 to fall word info pukapari   19, 118  
65 rope aru   2  
192 and   2  
52 to stand tur   2, 69  
51 to sit ki   20  
167 night marum   20  
11 dust kabu   22  
123 to flow alir   24  
97 bird pika   25  
187 they diet   25, 41  
129 moon kalaŋ   26  
22 to fear burut   28  
110 spider kabulak   28  
193 if ba   28  
29 to sniff, smell luŋi   29  
102 rat kəopə   3  
181 where? word info ve   3  
204 Eight word info valu   3  
128 sky bakut   30  
186 you muat   30  
76 to live, be alive ləlaun   31  
98 egg kiau   31  
130 star naŋnaŋ   33  
92 to open, uncover papa   34  
100 wing bibia   34  
183 thou u   34  
50 to dream ririvon   35  
30 mouth ava   36  
35 to vomit marua   37  
96 dog pap   37  
115 root akakar   37  
135 lightning mamame   37  
107 worm (earthworm) kalolo   39  
112 rotten word info marakup   39  
145 smoke word info mi   39  
86 to grow word info tava   4  
67 to sew word info iŋit   43  
131 cloud word info bakut   45  
127 woods/forest lakor   46  
142 heavy mavat   46  
206 Ten word info noina   48  
23 blood gap   5  
56 child natu   5  
137 to blow word info ipi   5  
205 Nine word info tiva   5  
71 to stab, pierce goi   50  
113 branch word info gaga   51  
15 bone ur   52  
173 at u   52  
99 feather lakua   53  
197 One word info takai   53  
20 to know, be knowledgeable mumure   53, 126  
87 to swell word info uruŋ   56  
132 fog aval   56  
82 dull, blunt bulbul   6  
209 One Hundred word info mar   6  
73 to steal viloŋ   62  
174 in, inside bəla-   62  
46 to see bo   63  
31 tooth lako   64  
63 name ia   66  
6 road/path akəpi   68  
10 dirty durdur   68  
168 day maget   69  
32 tongue karme   7, 14  
136 wind dadaip   70  
146 ash kabu   70  
149 red tar   72  
84 to plant marut   74  
105 tail tabubui   75  
151 green limut = 'algae' 76  
48 to sleep inep   8  
133 rain bata   8  
80 to split word info pariki   88  
39 to cook word info tun   9  
27 nose ŋirŋiro   90  
180 far velvelik   90  
121 sand voio   96  

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