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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:
2 left      
3 right      
5 to walk      
8 to turn word info      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
13 back word info      
14 belly      
16 intestines      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood      
25 neck      
26 hair word info      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth      
33 to laugh      
36 to spit      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
51 to sit      
53 person/human being      
56 child      
57 husband      
62 thatch/roof      
64 to say      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
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      
101 to fly      
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
123 to flow      
125 salt      
126 lake      
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
134 thunder      
136 wind      
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy      
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
147 black      
150 yellow      
151 green      
153 big      
154 short word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
196 to count      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
1 hand jiːmo-n hand; look like irregular change of initial consonant 1  
4 leg/foot ligo- leg    
6 road/path sai road 1  
7 to come sa come 60  
9 to swim sumwiju swim    
12 skin gabilo- skin 98  
15 bone nⁿruwi- bone 2  
17 liver neřei liver    
18 breast sus breast 1  
19 shoulder busse-n shoulder 102  
24 head bojo head    
27 nose ndohoŋo- nose    
31 tooth joho- tooth 62  
32 tongue gamale tongue 7, 14  
34 to cry ṙaŋ weep 1  
35 to vomit dlomut vomit 1  
37 to eat jan eat 1  
40 to drink mwiː drink 1, 60  
43 ear nⁿraiŋo- ear 1  
44 to hear huluŋiː hear 1, 54  
45 eye mař-m eye 1  
46 to see nimei see    
49 to lie down word info matin lie down 37  
50 to dream mwai matamat dream    
52 to stand rutine stand    
54 man/male nⁿrmat man 12, 14  
54 man/male gamai male 9  
55 woman/female bihin woman 1, 106  
58 wife nambuju- wife 10  
59 mother nano (my) mother 1, 83  
60 father domo father 1  
61 house wum house 1  
63 name rala-m name    
65 rope wasgei rope 27, 3  
70 to shoot word info siː shoot 38  
72 to hit word info rai strike 52  
75 to die, be dead mat die 1  
78 to cut, hack word info surdi cut    
96 dog mwiː dog 6  
97 bird gan bird    
98 egg nairu-n egg    
99 feather namu gan feather    
100 wing ima-n wing    
104 fat/grease naman fat 11  
105 tail nⁿrina-n tail    
108 louse word info guːt louse 1  
109 mosquito nam mosquito 1  
111 fish niː fish 1  
114 leaf jaː gwei leaf    
120 stone baːd stone 1  
121 sand mwanⁿrai sand    
122 water word info nⁿran water 1  
124 sea nⁿras sea 1  
127 woods/forest joŋi namandan bush    
128 sky jaŋ sky 1  
129 moon waːla moon    
130 star biřiː star 1  
133 rain mᵐʙulou rain    
135 lightning gamit lightning 8  
143 fire mwan fire 4  
146 ash buse gala mwan ashes    
148 white balen white 7  
149 red laman red 12  
152 small minⁿrihf small 136  
155 long word info naiwen long 12  
156 thin word info nⁿruwi-n thin 51  
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  
171 to hide word info gohon hide    
174 in, inside namwaŋa-n inside    
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    
195 no, not bugɨine not 9  
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  
209 One Hundred word info masaŋat hundred 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info mabwoisiː thousand 46  

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