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

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