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Language: Ponam

Source/Author:  Smythe and Z'Graggen (1975) 
Notes:  Smythe, William E. and Z'Graggen, J. (1975). Comparative Wordlists of the Admiralty Island Languages. Workpapers in New Guinea Languages, SIL: Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Kwang-Ju Cho  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Admiralty Islands:Eastern:Manus:East 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lime-k hand 1  
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot lo-kalie-k leg    
5 to walk      
6 road/path salae road 1  
7 to come mai come 1  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim djuf swim    
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin guli-k skin 1 1
13 back word info      
14 belly buřue-m belly 52  
15 bone hui-k bone 2  
16 intestines      
17 liver aře-k liver 1  
18 breast sus breast 1  
19 shoulder gaːfu-k shoulder 103  
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood      
24 head batu-k head 9  
25 neck      
26 hair word info      
27 nose no-k nose 29  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth      
31 tooth life-k tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue galeme-k tongue 7, 14  
33 to laugh      
34 to cry heliŋ weep 19  
35 to vomit moːt vomit 1  
36 to spit      
37 to eat gana eat 1, 5  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink saŋwak drink    
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear haliŋe-m ear 1  
44 to hear nileŋ hear 1  
45 eye mařa-k eye 1  
46 to see lenon see    
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
49 to lie down word info meřin lie down 37  
50 to dream mif dream 1, 37  
51 to sit      
52 to stand sa stand 93  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male hamat man 12, 14  
55 woman/female bařif woman 53  
56 child      
57 husband      
58 wife uře-k wife    
59 mother dine-n mother 1  
60 father dama-ʔ father 1  
61 house um house 1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name laŋa-m name 51  
64 to say      
65 rope asegai rope 27, 3  
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info saweʔ shoot 39  
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info bwi strike 110  
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead met die 1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info djiliŋi cut 113  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog mwiː dog 6  
97 bird sihif bird    
98 egg hasu-n egg 91  
99 feather lamu sihif feather 4  
100 wing gafu sihif wing    
101 to fly      
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease njama-k fat 11  
105 tail galuwi-n tail 71  
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info guːt louse 1  
109 mosquito njabi mosquito 93  
109 mosquito njaburgu mosquito 93  
110 spider      
111 fish niː fish 1  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf lak gai leaf    
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
120 stone baːt stone 1  
121 sand on sand 1  
122 water word info gwaʔ water 2  
123 to flow      
124 sea has sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest logohai bush 46, 2  
128 sky gahaf sky 72  
129 moon mᵐʙul moon 1  
130 star biřiː star 1  
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
133 rain eaŋin rain 6  
134 thunder      
135 lightning hamet lightning 8  
136 wind      
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy      
143 fire djaf fire 1  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash dwehinje djap ashes    
147 black      
148 white balen white 7  
149 red haman red 12  
150 yellow      
151 green      
152 small manjihin small 136  
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info aluen long 12  
156 thin word info howə/nne thin    
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick met muriː sick 105  
161 shy, ashamed mᵐʙule-n ammah ashamed    
162 old word info mosan old    
163 new fon new 1  
164 good mwaːsin good 47  
165 bad, evil salan bad 106  
166 correct, true ndaŋan true 88  
167 night biŋ night 1  
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info lidjun hide 48  
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside loʔ inside 1, 72  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info      
182 I ja I 1, 21  
183 thou ou thou 1  
184 he/she i he 1  
185 we word info hamad we(ex)    
185 we word info diřu we(in)    
185 we word info omai we(dl.ex.)    
185 we word info diru we(dl.in.)    
186 you abahesuloan ye    
186 you aha you(dl) x  
187 they uřun they 59, 60  
187 they hame they(dl) x  
188 what? word info sa what 1  
189 who? word info sei who 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not bwiː not 9  
196 to count      
197 One word info siː one 56  
198 Two word info luof two 1  
199 Three word info talof three 1  
200 Four word info faːf four 1  
201 Five word info limef five 1  
202 Six word info onof six 1  
203 Seven word info ahadalof seven 22  
204 Eight word info ahaluof eight 31  
205 Nine word info ahasiː nine 37  
206 Ten word info saŋuf ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info saŋat hundred 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info sabau thousand 47  

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