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

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