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Language: Tetun Fehan

Source/Author:  Van Klinken-Williams 1999, n.d. 
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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:Timor-Babar:Nuclear Timor 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand liman   1, 64  
2 left karuk   83  
3 right kuana   1, 62  
4 leg/foot ain   1  
5 to walk la'o   1  
6 road/path dalan   1  
7 to come mai   1  
8 to turn word info ses Gloss 'turn aside'    
9 to swim nani   1, 45  
10 dirty kdor Also, fo'er (e.g., of ground that hasn't been swept) 31?  
11 dust rahun Several meanings 'body hair; feathers; dust, small particles'    
12 skin kulit Also isin 'body, torso, skin, contents' 1  
13 back word info kotuk   37  
14 belly kabun      
15 bone ruin   2  
16 intestines tek Means 'large intestine, excreta' 1  
17 liver aten   1  
18 breast susun   1  
19 shoulder kbas   6  
20 to know, be knowledgeable hatene   35  
21 to think hanoin      
22 to fear hata'uk transitive verb 1  
23 blood raan   1  
24 head ulun   1  
25 neck kakorok   12  
26 hair word info fuhuk   1  
26 hair word info ulun rahun 'head' + 'body hair; feathers; dust, small particles'    
27 nose inur   1  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell hora   1?  
30 mouth ibun   39  
31 tooth ne'an   1  
32 tongue nanaan   6, 12  
33 to laugh haek   6?  
34 to cry tanis   1  
35 to vomit muta   1  
36 to spit hakbuut      
37 to eat haa   1  
38 to chew word info mama   1  
39 to cook word info te'in      
40 to drink hemu   1  
41 to bite tata 'bite, catch with the teeth (eg. for hunting dogs, pigs)`    
42 to suck mumus   6  
43 ear tilun   1, 4  
44 to hear rona   1  
45 eye matan   1  
46 to see haree   30  
47 to yawn mas   19  
48 to sleep toba   43  
49 to lie down word info toba   36  
50 to dream me'i   1, 37  
51 to sit tuur   15  
52 to stand hariik   33  
53 person/human being ema   81  
54 man/male mane   1  
55 woman/female feto The first half of feto, i.e., fe could be regarded as a reflex of *biha; second half possibly from compound 27  
56 child oa      
57 husband la'e   9  
58 wife fee- Certainly a reflex of *biha (cf. Atoni); the lack of segmentation of the possessive -n has lead to erroneous associated with *binay 31  
59 mother ina   1  
60 father ama   1  
61 house uma   1  
62 thatch/roof sor   64  
63 name naran   1  
64 to say ha'ak   151  
65 rope tali   1  
66 to tie up, fasten kesi Also fat 'tie up an animal' 124  
67 to sew word info lita   44  
68 needle daun   1  
69 to hunt word info habu'a Also means 'chase'    
70 to shoot word info hana   1  
71 to stab, pierce sona   89  
72 to hit word info fota      
73 to steal hana'o   1, 58  
74 to kill ho'o      
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive moris   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info ko'i   1  
78 to cut, hack word info ko'a Means 'cut with a knife'    
79 stick/wood ai Glossed 'plant, wood, stick, piece of wood, tree' 1  
80 to split word info feda Means 'chop (wood with axe)' 22  
81 sharp kmeik      
82 dull, blunt afak   75  
83 to work word info karian   7  
84 to plant taman   2  
85 to choose hili Also means 'pick' 1  
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info bubu   3  
88 to squeeze word info buti      
89 to hold word info kaer   104  
90 to dig suu      
91 to buy sosa   31  
92 to open, uncover loke   6  
93 to pound, beat word info fai   1  
94 to throw word info basak      
95 to fall word info monu   1, 106  
96 dog asu   1  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg man-tolun   1  
99 feather rahun Several meanings 'body hair; feathers; dust, small particles' 24  
100 wing liras   6  
101 to fly semo   42  
102 rat laho   1  
103 meat/flesh na'an      
104 fat/grease boran (fat as opposed to meat e.g.      
104 fat/grease from pigs)      
104 fat/grease minan (oil derived from fat e.g. from pigs)      
105 tail ikun      
106 snake samea      
107 worm (earthworm) latik      
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito susuk      
110 spider labadain      
111 fish ikan      
112 rotten word info kla'ok      
113 branch word info sanak Also lain 'twig, thin branch'    
114 leaf tahan      
115 root abut      
116 flower funan      
117 fruit fuan      
118 grass hae      
119 earth/soil rai      
120 stone fatuk      
121 sand rahenek      
122 water word info wee      
123 to flow suli      
124 sea tasi      
125 salt masi      
126 lake debu Means 'pond, dam, open fresh water'    
127 woods/forest ai laran Literally, 'tree inside'    
128 sky lale'an   10  
129 moon fulan      
130 star kfitun      
131 cloud word info kalo'an      
132 fog ababun Also foho dubun 'fog (in the mountains)', literally, mountain steam/smoke    
133 rain udan   1  
134 thunder kokur      
135 lightning mameran Appears to refer to the flash of lightning    
136 wind anin      
137 to blow word info huu      
138 warm word info manas      
139 cold word info malirin Also lirin 'cool'    
140 dry word info maran      
141 wet bubuk      
142 heavy ktodan      
143 fire ha'i      
144 to burn word info su'ut      
144 to burn word info sunu      
144 to burn word info hamotu      
145 smoke word info dubun      
146 ash ha'i klat      
147 black metan      
148 white mutin      
149 red mean      
150 yellow kmodok      
151 green matak Also means uncooked (eg. of meat, water), still soft (of cement); unripe; green (eg. of leaves)    
152 small ki'ik      
153 big boot      
154 short word info badak   54  
155 long word info naruk      
156 thin word info ni'is      
157 thick word info ma'ar      
158 narrow lotuk      
159 wide kbelar      
160 painful, sick moras      
161 shy, ashamed moe      
162 old word info katuas 'old man', These are nouns    
162 old word info ferik 'old woman' These are nouns    
163 new foun      
164 good di'ak      
165 bad, evil aat      
166 correct, true kwana      
167 night kalan      
168 day loron      
169 year tinan      
170 when? word info wa hira 'when (past)'    
170 when? word info hori hirak 'when (future)'    
171 to hide word info subar transitive verb    
172 to climb word info sa'e      
173 at iha      
174 in, inside laran      
175 above fofon      
176 below kidun      
177 this ne'e      
178 that nia      
178 that ne'et      
179 near kre'is      
180 far kdok      
181 where? word info iha nabee      
182 I ha'u      
183 thou oo      
184 he/she nia      
185 we word info ita      
185 we word info ami      
186 you emi   1, 13  
187 they sia      
187 they sira      
188 what? word info saa      
189 who? word info see      
190 other ruma      
191 all hotu      
192 and hodi      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not la      
196 to count sura      
197 One word info ida   1  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info haat   1  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info neen   1  
203 Seven word info hitu   1  
204 Eight word info walu   3  
205 Nine word info siwi   5  
206 Ten word info sanulu   5, 42  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info lima-nulu      
209 One Hundred word info atus      
210 One Thousand word info rihun      

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