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Language: Tigak

Source/Author:  Blust, from: Beaumont (1979) 
Notes:  Beaumont, Clive H. (1979). The Tigak language of New Ireland. Canberra: Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Penny Keenan  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:Lavongai-Nalik 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
35 to vomit      
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
62 thatch/roof      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
73 to steal      
77 to scratch word info      
85 to choose      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
90 to dig      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
100 wing      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
132 fog      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
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      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand mit   24  
3 right palmit muan   26  
4 leg/foot kak   1  
4 leg/foot keke-   1  
5 to walk pasal   8  
6 road/path salan   1  
7 to come ima   1  
7 to come saŋ      
8 to turn word info ulpuki   80  
9 to swim kakas   9  
10 dirty vusit   111  
10 dirty galit      
11 dust kaup   17  
12 skin pinpin   28  
13 back word info mugi-   3  
14 belly ne-      
15 bone tuan   1, 10  
16 intestines vulau   26  
17 liver i|at   1  
18 breast sut   1  
19 shoulder pakpakal      
20 to know, be knowledgeable kakapaŋ      
20 to know, be knowledgeable kila[i]   18  
21 to think nol      
22 to fear viakon      
23 blood tiliŋ      
24 head patu   9  
25 neck goko   18  
26 hair word info ugui   41  
27 nose isu   1  
28 to breathe luak      
29 to sniff, smell musaŋ-i   96  
30 mouth ŋur   2  
31 tooth ŋisa   24  
32 tongue kalama   7, 14  
33 to laugh los      
34 to cry ŋeak   5  
36 to spit ivisi   25  
37 to eat ŋan   1, 53  
39 to cook word info tun   9  
40 to drink inum   1  
41 to bite kagat   1  
42 to suck mis      
43 ear talaŋa   1  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see tarai   15  
46 to see kalum   93  
48 to sleep matai   46  
49 to lie down word info matuk   37  
51 to sit sinuk   73  
51 to sit irim      
52 to stand tuk   2  
53 person/human being vap   33  
53 person/human being tena      
54 man/male anu   33  
55 woman/female kapul      
56 child natu-   5  
57 husband natlava-   50  
58 wife natlava-      
59 mother na-   1, 42  
60 father tama-   1  
61 house lui   26  
63 name asan   1, 18  
63 name isan   66  
64 to say pisiŋ      
65 rope aik      
66 to tie up, fasten kat      
66 to tie up, fasten pipis   32  
70 to shoot word info mumug-i      
71 to stab, pierce rot-i      
72 to hit word info vis      
74 to kill punuk   1  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
76 to live, be alive taŋintol      
78 to cut, hack word info putuk   55  
78 to cut, hack word info koto   75  
79 stick/wood iai   1  
80 to split word info potok-i   41  
81 sharp ŋaŋan   14, 20  
82 dull, blunt ŋui   19  
83 to work word info aisok   20  
84 to plant kapis   49  
86 to grow word info polok   18  
89 to hold word info ton   19  
89 to hold word info koŋ      
91 to buy pul   1  
95 to fall word info poko   19  
95 to fall word info puka   19  
96 dog piu   66  
97 bird manui   1  
98 egg katiluk   1  
101 to fly tat   48  
103 meat/flesh sin   18  
104 fat/grease uŋan   36  
105 tail sum   36  
106 snake muata   12  
107 worm (earthworm) kulkuliŋuak   32  
108 louse word info ŋut   1  
109 mosquito kankanak      
110 spider kavelo   12, 1  
111 fish ien   1  
114 leaf pak   12  
115 root korok   37  
116 flower milmilut      
117 fruit ua|i   1  
118 grass puaŋ      
119 earth/soil kavala   14  
119 earth/soil kavale   14  
120 stone liaŋ      
121 sand kono   1  
122 water word info rurum   1  
123 to flow salik   24  
124 sea laman   14  
125 salt kasui      
126 lake rurum ulit   43  
127 woods/forest masut   21  
128 sky kuŋkuŋ      
129 moon ulan   1  
130 star kalto   31  
131 cloud word info bata   63  
133 rain laŋit   7  
136 wind rei   70  
137 to blow word info mali      
138 warm word info manas   1, 72  
139 cold word info malmalakup      
140 dry word info sagaŋ      
141 wet mirip      
142 heavy tiptip      
143 fire ata   30  
144 to burn word info alaklagai   71  
145 smoke word info buan   40  
146 ash vuta   19  
147 black koi   33  
148 white posok   39  
149 red vuŋ   69  
150 yellow keis   39  
151 green makago   13, 51  
152 small lakliak      
153 big lavu   10  
154 short word info poto   9  
155 long word info vukvuga   49  
158 narrow sisigulut   15  
160 painful, sick malapen      
162 old word info kavai   32  
164 good ro   54  
165 bad, evil palavien   107  
166 correct, true nanos      
168 day gan   6  
169 year masat   56  
170 when? word info lo-so      
173 at e   1  
174 in, inside lo   1  
175 above e|lai   57  
176 below e|pakal   1  
177 this gara      
177 this gura      
178 that tara      
179 near losiliak      
180 far lovait      
182 I nak   1, 23  
183 thou nuk   1, 18  
184 he/she gi   1  
185 we word info kara      
185 we word info mem   2  
186 you mik   26  
187 they rik   25  
188 what? word info a-so   1  
189 who? word info nasi   1, 28  
190 other kenkenu      
190 other patakai      
191 all akamus   44  
192 and ve   24  
193 if vouneŋ      
195 no, not veak   67  
196 to count akaliman      
197 One word info sakai   8  
198 Two word info pa|uak   1  
199 Three word info po|tul   1  
200 Four word info po|iat   1, 65  
167 night vuŋ (for +e>u cp#91) 1  
163 new pakik (for+>1 cp.#98) 1  
194 how? word info a-so-so < 'what?'    
181 where? word info eve < *be 41  
99 feather ugui < *puRu, not *pulu 75  
2 left pal-kais borrowing? TP kais 15  
44 to hear pa|loŋ-an-i hear 1, 36  
102 rat kusia irreg reflex 3, 64  
44 to hear loŋok listen 1, 36  
65 rope gaus metathesis: *Rawos 2  

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