https://abvd.shh.mpg.de : Austronesian : Crows : Bantu :

Language: Tetun Fehan

Source/Author:  Van Klinken-Williams 1999, n.d. 
Notes:   
Data Entry:  Typed By: Antoinette Schapper  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
Statistics:   
Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern:Central Malayo-Polynesian:Timor-Babar:Nuclear Timor 
Map 
 

Resources:

Change History:

Showing 3 of 6 entries. Show ALL logged changes

Entries:

ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
28 to breathe      
86 to grow word info      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
207 Twenty word info      
8 to turn word info ses Gloss 'turn aside'    
11 dust rahun Several meanings 'body hair; feathers; dust, small particles'    
14 belly kabun      
21 to think hanoin      
26 hair word info ulun rahun 'head' + 'body hair; feathers; dust, small particles'    
36 to spit hakbuut      
39 to cook word info te'in      
41 to bite tata 'bite, catch with the teeth (eg. for hunting dogs, pigs)`    
56 child oa      
69 to hunt word info habu'a Also means 'chase'    
72 to hit word info fota      
74 to kill ho'o      
78 to cut, hack word info ko'a Means 'cut with a knife'    
81 sharp kmeik      
88 to squeeze word info buti      
90 to dig suu      
94 to throw word info basak      
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      
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'    
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    
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      
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      
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      
195 no, not la      
196 to count sura      
208 Fifty word info lima-nulu      
209 One Hundred word info atus      
210 One Thousand word info rihun      
4 leg/foot ain   1  
5 to walk la'o   1  
6 road/path dalan   1  
7 to come mai   1  
12 skin kulit Also isin 'body, torso, skin, contents' 1  
16 intestines tek Means 'large intestine, excreta' 1  
17 liver aten   1  
18 breast susun   1  
22 to fear hata'uk transitive verb 1  
23 blood raan   1  
24 head ulun   1  
26 hair word info fuhuk   1  
27 nose inur   1  
31 tooth ne'an   1  
34 to cry tanis   1  
35 to vomit muta   1  
37 to eat haa   1  
38 to chew word info mama   1  
40 to drink hemu   1  
44 to hear rona   1  
45 eye matan   1  
54 man/male mane   1  
59 mother ina   1  
60 father ama   1  
61 house uma   1  
63 name naran   1  
65 rope tali   1  
68 needle daun   1  
70 to shoot word info hana   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
77 to scratch word info ko'i   1  
79 stick/wood ai Glossed 'plant, wood, stick, piece of wood, tree' 1  
85 to choose hili Also means 'pick' 1  
93 to pound, beat word info fai   1  
96 dog asu   1  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg man-tolun   1  
102 rat laho   1  
108 louse word info utu   1  
133 rain udan   1  
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  
95 to fall word info monu   1, 106  
186 you emi   1, 13  
50 to dream me'i   1, 37  
43 ear tilun   1, 4  
9 to swim nani   1, 45  
73 to steal hana'o   1, 58  
3 right kuana   1, 62  
1 hand liman   1, 64  
76 to live, be alive moris   1, 76  
128 sky lale'an   10  
89 to hold word info kaer   104  
25 neck kakorok   12  
66 to tie up, fasten kesi Also fat 'tie up an animal' 124  
51 to sit tuur   15  
64 to say ha'ak   151  
47 to yawn mas   19  
29 to sniff, smell hora   1?  
15 bone ruin   2  
84 to plant taman   2  
80 to split word info feda Means 'chop (wood with axe)' 22  
99 feather rahun Several meanings 'body hair; feathers; dust, small particles' 24  
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  
87 to swell word info bubu   3  
204 Eight word info walu   3  
46 to see haree   30  
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  
91 to buy sosa   31  
10 dirty kdor Also, fo'er (e.g., of ground that hasn't been swept) 31?  
52 to stand hariik   33  
20 to know, be knowledgeable hatene   35  
49 to lie down word info toba   36  
13 back word info kotuk   37  
30 mouth ibun   39  
101 to fly semo   42  
48 to sleep toba   43  
67 to sew word info lita   44  
205 Nine word info siwi   5  
206 Ten word info sanulu   5, 42  
154 short word info badak   54  
19 shoulder kbas   6  
42 to suck mumus   6  
92 to open, uncover loke   6  
100 wing liras   6  
32 tongue nanaan   6, 12  
62 thatch/roof sor   64  
33 to laugh haek   6?  
83 to work word info karian   7  
82 dull, blunt afak   75  
53 person/human being ema   81  
2 left karuk   83  
71 to stab, pierce sona   89  
57 husband la'e   9  

Seen an error? Please let us know:

Save Data: