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Language: Jiriw

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 jiːmo-n hand; look like irregular change of initial consonant 1  
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot ligo- leg    
5 to walk      
6 road/path sai road 1  
7 to come sa come 60  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim sumwiju swim    
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin gabilo- skin 98  
13 back word info      
14 belly      
15 bone nⁿruwi- bone 2  
16 intestines      
17 liver neřei liver    
18 breast sus breast 1  
19 shoulder busse-n shoulder 102  
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood      
24 head bojo head    
25 neck      
26 hair word info      
27 nose ndohoŋo- nose    
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth      
31 tooth joho- tooth 62  
32 tongue gamale tongue 7, 14  
33 to laugh      
34 to cry ṙaŋ weep 1  
35 to vomit dlomut vomit 1  
36 to spit      
37 to eat jan eat 1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink mwiː drink 1, 60  
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear nⁿraiŋo- ear 1  
44 to hear huluŋiː hear 1, 54  
45 eye mař-m eye 1  
46 to see nimei see    
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
49 to lie down word info matin lie down 37  
50 to dream mwai matamat dream    
51 to sit      
52 to stand rutine stand    
53 person/human being      
54 man/male nⁿrmat man 12, 14  
54 man/male gamai male 9  
55 woman/female bihin woman 1, 106  
56 child      
57 husband      
58 wife nambuju- wife 10  
59 mother nano (my) mother 1, 83  
60 father domo father 1  
61 house wum house 1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name rala-m name    
64 to say      
65 rope wasgei 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 siː shoot 38  
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info rai strike 52  
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead mat die 1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info surdi cut    
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 gan bird    
98 egg nairu-n egg    
99 feather namu gan feather    
100 wing ima-n wing    
101 to fly      
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease naman fat 11  
105 tail nⁿrina-n tail    
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info guːt louse 1  
109 mosquito nam mosquito 1  
110 spider      
111 fish niː fish 1  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf jaː gwei leaf    
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
120 stone baːd stone 1  
121 sand mwanⁿrai sand    
122 water word info nⁿran water 1  
123 to flow      
124 sea nⁿras sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest joŋi namandan bush    
128 sky jaŋ sky 1  
129 moon waːla moon    
130 star biřiː star 1  
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
133 rain mᵐʙulou rain    
134 thunder      
135 lightning gamit 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 mwan fire 4  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash buse gala mwan ashes    
147 black      
148 white balen white 7  
149 red laman red 12  
150 yellow      
151 green      
152 small minⁿrihf small 136  
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info naiwen long 12  
156 thin word info nⁿruwi-n thin 51  
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mua sick    
161 shy, ashamed masi ashamed 1, 78  
162 old word info muː old    
163 new mahaːbo new    
164 good hiːan good 1  
165 bad, evil mumwan bad 7  
166 correct, true nⁿruguman true    
167 night ginipiŋ night 1  
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info gohon hide    
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside namwaŋa-n inside    
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info      
182 I na I    
183 thou wo thou 1  
184 he/she i he 1  
185 we word info du we(ex)    
185 we word info woːŕu we(in)    
185 we word info du-marmou we(dl.ex.)    
185 we word info wodu-marmou we(dl.in.)    
186 you wo-wo-masigane ye    
186 you walu-armou you(dl) x  
187 they hu they 61  
187 they hu-marmou they(dl) x  
188 what? word info desa what 1  
189 who? word info rəhiː who    
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not bugɨine not 9  
196 to count      
197 One word info siː one 56  
198 Two word info maruo two 1  
199 Three word info marojo three 1  
200 Four word info mahaːhu four 1  
201 Five word info manjiːma five 1  
202 Six word info manono six 1  
203 Seven word info manaldojo seven 22  
204 Eight word info mandoruo eight 31  
205 Nine word info manⁿrosiː nine 37  
206 Ten word info masoŋul ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info masaŋat hundred 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info mabwoisiː thousand 46  

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