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

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