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Language: Fordata

Source/Author:  Marshall 2000 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Antoinette Schapper  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern:Central Malayo-Polynesian:Southeast Maluku:Kei-Tanimbar:Kei-Fordata 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima-   1, 64  
2 left balit   7  
3 right      
4 leg/foot      
5 to walk faʔar 'go' 116  
5 to walk bana 'go' 2  
6 road/path ban-bana-n reduplication meaning 'journey, path'    
7 to come maa   1  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim      
10 dirty ngraa   132  
11 dust kyavu   1?  
12 skin      
13 back word info      
14 belly evu- Glossed as 'stomach'    
15 bone      
16 intestines      
17 liver yata-   1  
18 breast      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable kaʔa      
21 to think      
22 to fear -bobar   3  
23 blood      
24 head ulu-   1  
25 neck nela-   121?  
26 hair word info vuut   1  
27 nose      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth sumar-   40  
31 tooth      
32 tongue ear-   35  
33 to laugh malit   3  
34 to cry      
35 to vomit      
36 to spit -fniit   9?  
37 to eat      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink      
41 to bite karas      
42 to suck buuk   67  
43 ear      
44 to hear -renar   1  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see -siʔik      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -tuba   43  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
51 to sit -doku   147  
52 to stand -diri   1  
53 person/human being tamata   1, 66  
54 man/male brana   1  
55 woman/female vata   1, 106, 5  
56 child yana   1  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother rena-   1, 79  
60 father yama-   1  
61 house      
62 thatch/roof rafat   9  
63 name      
64 to say falak      
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten keak   120  
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info fana Reflexes of PAn *p in Fordata are interesting, as the labials fbI and If I represent historical *p, f 1  
71 to stab, pierce sungu      
72 to hit word info taku   8?  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -fedan   6  
75 to die, be dead -mata   1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info -Iorak Also -etan 'cut something down'    
78 to cut, hack word info -afat Also -etan 'cut something down'    
79 stick/wood aa 'wood' 1  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info -mela   52  
87 to swell word info -bara   1  
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info -teri      
90 to dig      
91 to buy -faha   60  
92 to open, uncover -vadil   69  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info -leka   110  
96 dog yaha   89  
97 bird      
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing weri-      
101 to fly      
102 rat manovan   1, 82?  
103 meat/flesh ihi-      
104 fat/grease mina- Glossed as 'body grease'    
105 tail kikur      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito      
110 spider voan      
111 fish ian      
112 rotten word info betan      
113 branch word info aa etal Literally, wood piece    
114 leaf      
115 root waʔar      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass ngrova      
119 earth/soil      
120 stone vatu      
121 sand nguur      
122 water word info wear      
123 to flow      
124 sea      
125 salt sira      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest nangan      
128 sky      
129 moon vulan      
130 star nara      
131 cloud word info      
132 fog lova      
133 rain daʔut   60  
134 thunder      
135 lightning fitik      
136 wind nait      
137 to blow word info -fraik      
138 warm word info ngnea      
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy aleman      
143 fire      
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info buuk      
146 ash      
147 black ngtoan      
148 white ngiar      
149 red vuli      
150 yellow      
151 green      
152 small koʔu      
153 big dawan      
154 short word info      
155 long word info blawat      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
163 new      
164 good lolin      
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true mngaun      
167 night ovan      
168 day amar      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info -fonak Transitive    
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside rala-      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far roa      
181 where? word info baa      
182 I      
183 thou oa      
184 he/she ia      
185 we word info ita      
185 we word info ama      
186 you      
187 they ira      
187 they I      
188 what? word info      
189 who? word info abaa PL    
190 other liak      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not wel      
196 to count      
197 One word info isaa   1  
198 Two word info      
199 Three word info telu   1  
200 Four word info faʔat   1  
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info fitu   1  
204 Eight word info walu   3  
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info vutu      
207 Twenty word info vutrua      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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