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Language: Bebeli

Source/Author:  Hiroko Sato 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Malcolm Ross  Checked By: Malcolm Ross 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
125 salt      
169 year      
210 One Thousand word info      
2 left akɔs      
3 right akiana      
5 to walk kiki      
6 road/path gulukua      
8 to turn word info kule      
9 to swim hehe      
10 dirty gɔpgɔp =black    
11 dust pun white stuff in a house    
11 dust kuvuk smoky    
13 back word info kahini      
19 shoulder lagɛpɛ Probable Nakanai loan   L
21 to think ɛ-mata vɛhei vɛhei (it seems...): Pa Elias a ɛ-mata vɛhei… 'Elias thinks...'; alɔna ɛmata vɛhei... 'I think...'    
22 to fear malelen usually takes a word for 'skin' as a subject: pu-nia malelen ki i mɔtɔ 'He is scared of snake.' (lit. his skin fears a snake.)    
23 blood gogoru      
27 nose nohɔlimi      
33 to laugh luvovo      
39 to cook word info mɔk      
41 to bite kɔr      
46 to see ie "watch"    
49 to lie down word info rikere      
50 to dream mataluvi      
51 to sit rehen      
53 person/human being hɔke (not commonly used)    
54 man/male putoho singular    
54 man/male sɛtohosi plural    
55 woman/female teili singular    
55 woman/female sɛilisi plural    
56 child mɛtɛti      
56 child puiti his child    
59 mother pu-naha 'his mother'; ani 'my mother', ani nɔhɔm 'your mother',    
62 thatch/roof bɛlɛpa      
63 name ɛnɛmu      
64 to say vɛhei      
65 rope kusu      
66 to tie up, fasten hɔrɔrɔm      
68 needle bitarɔŋen a special bone of flying fox    
71 to stab, pierce purɛs      
72 to hit word info luba      
73 to steal mɛhɛ      
74 to kill suvɛlɛ      
76 to live, be alive kɔlɔ      
79 stick/wood kakan (tree) kakan (branch)    
80 to split word info kasɛk i (ɛlukɛkɛ)      
84 to plant hɔhɔ      
85 to choose original meaning is 'see'    
86 to grow word info koru      
87 to swell word info unun      
89 to hold word info (ka)habiri hold [in the fist] strongly    
91 to buy tovo originally used for a bride    
92 to open, uncover puɛs to open door    
92 to open, uncover pulɛp to uncover a lid    
92 to open, uncover puli to uncover a leaf for cooking    
94 to throw word info tahur stone    
95 to fall word info kuruk      
96 dog mɛn      
99 feather pakɔki      
100 wing vuliti      
102 rat makal      
108 louse word info dɛr      
110 spider kerebuk small    
112 rotten word info lumo corpse    
116 flower huhulna      
117 fruit kiana      
119 earth/soil kole      
121 sand mado      
123 to flow hɛl      
124 sea dari      
126 lake naruru      
128 sky gusasa      
129 moon lɛvɔnɔ      
131 cloud word info lamori      
132 fog lapavu      
135 lightning lɛplɛp      
136 wind nɛhɛpu strong wind; in general    
136 wind lalɔlɔvi during dry season from forests; anytime but usually early morning and it gets cold    
137 to blow word info pusue for dust, paper, leaf, people    
138 warm word info rɔrɔŋɔ      
144 to burn word info hɔnɔ      
145 smoke word info kinana cooking fire    
148 white punpun      
149 red pisikiki      
150 yellow mohomohok      
152 small tevesik      
153 big hebuk      
156 thin word info parɛgɛ      
157 thick word info gɔŋ      
158 narrow tevesik small    
159 wide hebuk big    
161 shy, ashamed mahɛla      
162 old word info saka      
164 good luvul      
166 correct, true kɛnɛka true    
167 night nemgiliŋ      
168 day laprava      
171 to hide word info kumehe      
172 to climb word info ra      
175 above anaha      
176 below anuhu      
177 this ɛne      
178 that ɛno very far    
179 near katɔl      
180 far puluŋ      
181 where? word info haɛ      
184 he/she pu he    
184 he/she ti she    
185 we word info mɛmɛk incl    
185 we word info tɔtɔk excl    
186 you momok      
188 what? word info ine      
190 other sɛpili      
191 all simas      
192 and o      
193 if ɛvɛhei      
194 how? word info wanawana      
195 no, not no    
202 Six word info limikapɛkɛhotonke      
203 Seven word info limikapɛkɛhotonlu      
204 Eight word info limikapɛkɛhotonmiok      
205 Nine word info limikapɛkɛhotownpɛnɛl      
206 Ten word info nuhulke      
207 Twenty word info nuhul lukɛkɛ      
208 Fifty word info nuhul limi kapɛkɛ      
209 One Hundred word info nuhul rumumui      
7 to come   1  
12 skin kuni   1 1
17 liver kote   1  
34 to cry tali   1  
35 to vomit mututu   1  
37 to eat kɛn   1  
40 to drink in   1  
43 ear talaŋa   1  
44 to hear loŋo   1  
45 eye mata   1  
60 father pu-tama his father'; av? 'my father', tɔvɔm 'your father' 1  
78 to cut, hack word info tɛlɛ for a big tree 1  
83 to work word info kumumu (in garden) in garden 1  
90 to dig kel   1  
97 bird mɛnanahaka   1  
98 egg kotɛl   1  
104 fat/grease mɔnɛna   1  
118 grass pɛlil   1  
139 cold word info mɛrir   1  
174 in, inside limi   1  
198 Two word info lu   1  
201 Five word info limikapeke   1  
182 I alɔ   1, 21  
183 thou ino   1, 65  
28 to breathe ɛsmaɔna Although it looks a direct possessed noun, it takes a subject prefix: ka-ɛsmaɔnɛ-k, 1sg.sbj-breath-1sg.poss. 'I breathe' 1, 88  
127 woods/forest kɛlimi   101  
140 dry word info popu   103  
141 wet pesik   105  
112 rotten word info visik banana 110  
160 painful, sick mikɔlɔŋ sick 112  
160 painful, sick mɔmɔk painfile 113  
22 to fear taga great fear; e.g. to be killed 12  
38 to chew word info nɛs   12  
106 snake mɔtɔ   12  
25 neck hipunu   123  
78 to cut, hack word info wal for a small tree/thing 124  
20 to know, be knowledgeable rɔp   129  
154 short word info kokorok   13  
61 house bɛlɛ   14  
69 to hunt word info panɔ   16  
196 to count gigi   17  
36 to spit kapusu with metathesis of non-initial consonants 19  
47 to yawn mamaua [mamawa] 19  
14 belly kapa (3sg) 2  
14 belly kɛpɛk (1sg) 2  
14 belly kɔpɔm (2sg) 2  
57 husband kula   2  
134 thunder guguruŋ   2  
18 breast mina   20  
93 to pound, beat word info tutu for taro cake 20  
88 to squeeze word info bɛbɛ coconut, fruit 21, 80  
103 meat/flesh misa   23  
29 to sniff, smell lɔŋɔi   29  
197 One word info kɛy   31  
1 hand mini   35  
30 mouth kua   36  
75 to die, be dead riŋi   40  
88 to squeeze word info pɔrɔ sago, towel 42  
173 at ki   42  
70 to shoot word info wɛs   43  
143 fire kɔn   44  
32 tongue manapa   45  
109 mosquito mikikin   47  
200 Four word info pɛnɛl   5  
56 child tuk my child 5, 36  
56 child tum your child 5, 36  
42 to suck nɛnɛm   50, 36  
120 stone kum   52  
189 who? word info aho   53  
15 bone hihi   54  
113 branch word info (ke) kakana   54  
133 rain biti   56  
101 to fly bebe   60  
114 leaf kɔki   60  
115 root sele   60  
38 to chew word info kɛn   63  
187 they si   63  
195 no, not esɔm not 66  
16 intestines tana   68  
31 tooth kua kuakuruba 'eyetooth', adɔl 'backtooth' 69  
67 to sew word info sigit   69  
199 Three word info miok   7  
24 head palimi   73  
89 to hold word info nugu in the fist 74  
26 hair word info pakoki   78  
48 to sleep konkon   8  
151 green kekese   8  
105 tail lepe   80  
170 when? word info hɛka   80  
77 to scratch word info kara   81  
137 to blow word info kave   81  
142 heavy mae   82  
4 leg/foot keve   83  
130 star kirap   83  
107 worm (earthworm) tugel   86  
146 ash bubus   86  
122 water word info nɛki   9  
163 new alaba   9  
111 fish le   92  
52 to stand rumit   94  
147 black gɔpgɔp   96  
56 child tiiki her child 96, 95  
58 wife kula   97  
81 sharp kua knife, the edge is sharp 97  
81 sharp kɛkɛl the point/tip is sharp 98  
155 long word info loloi   98  
82 dull, blunt kɛkɛl sɔ not sharp X  
165 bad, evil luvul so 'not good' x  

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