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Language: Waima'a

Source/Author:  Belo et al. 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 lime   1, 64  
2 left wali-haru   83  
3 right Wali-wana   1  
4 leg/foot kele   14  
5 to walk laka Gloss 'go, walk, depart' 1  
6 road/path dala   1  
7 to come mai   1  
8 to turn word info whali   8  
9 to swim klee   77  
10 dirty k'omo      
11 dust boo   1  
12 skin khuli Of meat, animal 1  
12 skin kuu Of fruit, tree    
13 back word info tuko   11  
14 belly na'i   6  
15 bone rui   2  
16 intestines na'i-oli 'large intestine < big stomach' 54  
16 intestines na'i-ana 'small intestine < small stomach' 54  
17 liver ata   1  
18 breast susu-wai Glossed 'breast, breast milk'; literally, breast water' 1  
19 shoulder basa-lie   6  
20 to know, be knowledgeable nau Possibly a borrowing from Galolen dialects 42  
20 to know, be knowledgeable sohe   112  
21 to think gere      
21 to think tiha   69  
22 to fear ga'a      
22 to fear thaku   1  
23 blood raa   1  
24 head l'atu      
24 head nhala      
25 neck n'eo   74  
25 neck n'ero-wai   74  
26 hair word info ulu-rae head leaf (ASch) 40  
27 nose turu-kai   1, 5, 25  
28 to breathe rei-hamae   81  
29 to sniff, smell m'ahe   65?  
30 mouth wuwa   1  
31 tooth nihi   1  
32 tongue maa   7  
33 to laugh reke   6  
34 to cry tani   1  
35 to vomit muto Also means 'spit' 1  
36 to spit muto Also means 'vomit' 107  
37 to eat khaa   1  
38 to chew word info m'uma 'chew (betel) 1  
38 to chew word info no'o      
38 to chew word info t'aku      
38 to chew word info t'ali      
39 to cook word info da'a      
40 to drink hemu < Tetun   L
40 to drink nuu   1  
41 to bite khiki      
42 to suck lhuti      
43 ear n'ihu      
44 to hear dene   1  
45 eye mata-wa'a wa'a = grain; probably refers to eyeball, rather than eye generally 1  
46 to see buni   48  
47 to yawn maa-ho'u Collocation with maa 'tongue' 19  
48 to sleep n'ero   88  
49 to lie down word info n'ero   95  
50 to dream l'aha   59  
51 to sit to'e   145  
52 to stand nhii   91?  
53 person/human being kii   80  
54 man/male asukai Makasae borrowing 111 L
55 woman/female anu-ata   4, 5  
56 child ale'e      
56 child ana   1  
57 husband asukai Makasai borrowing; also 'man, male' 29 L
58 wife anu-ata Also 'woman, female' 85, 86  
59 mother ine-kai   1  
60 father ba'a      
61 house umo   1  
62 thatch/roof na'e-oo      
63 name nai Makasae borrowing 1 L
64 to say ehe   146  
64 to say ba'a   145  
65 rope tali   1  
66 to tie up, fasten sii   121  
67 to sew word info sau   10  
68 needle rumo   1  
69 to hunt word info kasa      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce thuu   33  
71 to stab, pierce hunu   89  
72 to hit word info baa      
72 to hit word info losi      
72 to hit word info thidi   108  
72 to hit word info tuku   8  
73 to steal bale      
74 to kill hige      
75 to die, be dead mata   1  
76 to live, be alive l'aha   71  
77 to scratch word info k'ama   84  
78 to cut, hack word info k'uta      
78 to cut, hack word info nida      
78 to cut, hack word info rutu      
79 stick/wood kai-n'ete   1  
80 to split word info k'iwa      
81 sharp mara   3  
82 dull, blunt tubu   38  
83 to work word info sirwisu Portuguese/Tetun loan   L
84 to plant diku      
84 to plant kore   27  
84 to plant muo      
84 to plant w'ide      
85 to choose sohe      
85 to choose khloi   40  
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info bubu   3  
88 to squeeze word info k’omu   5  
89 to hold word info sike   114  
89 to hold word info go'o   1?  
90 to dig khali   1  
91 to buy soi   63  
92 to open, uncover l'oke   6  
92 to open, uncover ire   7?  
93 to pound, beat word info whai   1  
94 to throw word info ribe   106  
95 to fall word info data      
95 to fall word info dore      
95 to fall word info gala      
95 to fall word info gitu      
95 to fall word info lo'i      
96 dog dasu   1, 50  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg thelu   1  
99 feather manu-lai      
100 wing lie   6  
101 to fly whaka      
102 rat lua   1  
102 rat lua-k'udu   1  
103 meat/flesh dotu      
104 fat/grease mie      
105 tail iku      
106 snake sawa   25  
107 worm (earthworm) sawa-ana Literally, 'snake-child'    
108 louse word info kutu   1  
109 mosquito saa-p'au      
110 spider babaraka      
111 fish ike      
112 rotten word info kroe      
113 branch word info la'a      
114 leaf rae      
115 root taba      
115 root k'aka      
116 flower wuno      
117 fruit wuo      
118 grass hae      
119 earth/soil ria      
120 stone watu      
121 sand hasa-l'ae      
122 water word info wai      
123 to flow whara      
124 sea tasi      
125 salt asi      
126 lake tula      
127 woods/forest kai-huto      
127 woods/forest kai-kaha      
127 woods/forest kai-lale      
127 woods/forest kailubu      
128 sky nali   58  
129 moon wulo      
130 star tala      
131 cloud word info kaluha      
131 cloud word info kuha      
131 cloud word info rihu      
132 fog rihu      
132 fog saa-p'asu      
133 rain udo   1  
134 thunder namu-n'oro      
135 lightning namu-p'ita      
136 wind iri Makasae borrowing   L
137 to blow word info huu      
138 warm word info m'utu      
139 cold word info krini      
140 dry word info bo'o      
140 dry word info tira      
140 dry word info wuna      
141 wet p'obo      
142 heavy thede      
143 fire daha      
144 to burn word info sunu   1  
145 smoke word info n'asu   2  
146 ash daha-boo      
147 black bulo      
147 black ite      
148 white buto      
149 red mee      
150 yellow kriri      
151 green lumu      
152 small diha      
152 small ka'u      
152 small khuti      
152 small ki'i      
153 big oli      
153 big p'ari      
153 big riri      
153 big whara-gagai      
153 big wuku-lulu      
154 short word info bala      
154 short word info bete   54  
154 short word info kele-bete      
154 short word info kratin      
155 long word info n'aru      
156 thin word info nihi      
157 thick word info tu'u      
158 narrow khoo      
159 wide sanu      
160 painful, sick bira      
161 shy, ashamed kmaedoor      
162 old word info ati      
162 old word info bo'o      
163 new mhori      
164 good hie      
165 bad, evil deihie deihie appears to be a negation of hie 'good'    
165 bad, evil wai deihie appears to be a negation of hie 'good'    
166 correct, true mou      
166 correct, true to'o   6  
167 night degu      
168 day l'ara      
169 year ta'a      
170 when? word info ai'ite hire      
171 to hide word info horo      
172 to climb word info modu      
172 to climb word info beti      
172 to climb word info dakatu      
173 at la   2  
174 in, inside lale      
175 above oo      
176 below wake      
177 this ne'i      
178 that ita 'that (far)'    
178 that iniki 'that (near)'    
179 near he'e      
179 near p'ile      
180 far dau      
181 where? word info la ineri      
182 I aku      
183 thou ka      
184 he/she      
185 we word info hire      
185 we word info kita      
186 you kamu      
187 they sire      
188 what? word info se'i      
189 who? word info sie      
190 other selu      
191 all moti      
192 and i      
192 and ou      
192 and ruo      
193 if      
194 how? word info nauneri      
195 no, not da      
195 no, not de      
196 to count konta Portuguese/Tetun loan   L
197 One word info see   1  
198 Two word info ruo   1  
199 Three word info telu   1  
200 Four word info haa   1  
201 Five word info lime   1  
202 Six word info nina   1  
203 Seven word info hitu   1  
204 Eight word info kaha      
205 Nine word info siwe   5  
206 Ten word info basee   5, 53  
207 Twenty word info basa-ruo      
208 Fifty word info Basa-lime      
209 One Hundred word info atu      
210 One Thousand word info rihun      

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