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

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