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Language: Bipi

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:West 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand liːmew hand 1  
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot gago leg 50  
5 to walk      
6 road/path san road 1  
7 to come me come 1  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim njuː swim 12, 56  
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin gilihi-p skin 1  
13 back word info      
14 belly buduwe-n belly 95  
15 bone xuːiː-n bone 2  
16 intestines      
17 liver aːte-n liver 1  
18 breast sus breast 1  
19 shoulder gahia-n shoulder 103  
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood      
24 head bala-n head 8  
25 neck      
26 hair word info      
27 nose no-m nose 29  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth      
31 tooth lehe-ju tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue balaxalime-ju tongue    
33 to laugh      
34 to cry ndilek weep 19  
34 to cry dak weep 77  
35 to vomit xamudai vomit 1  
36 to spit      
37 to eat wen eat 1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink mwin drink 1, 60  
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear nⁿraliŋe-ju ear 1  
44 to hear xek hear 1  
45 eye mata eye 1  
46 to see le see 14  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
49 to lie down word info medex lie down 37  
50 to dream miːmiːe dream 1, 37  
51 to sit      
52 to stand dalun stand 99  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male lau man    
54 man/male gaman male 9  
55 woman/female bihin woman 1, 106  
56 child      
57 husband      
58 wife bulu- wife 10  
59 mother diːne- mother 1  
60 father dama father 1  
61 house wum house 1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name gaxa-n name 1  
64 to say      
65 rope wiːsige 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 suwi shoot 39  
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info dai strike 52  
72 to hit word info dei strike 52  
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead mak die 1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info dixidi cut 8  
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 mwi dog 6  
97 bird bisi bird    
98 egg nⁿroːsu-n egg 91, 92  
99 feather lamin feather 4  
100 wing gaga bisi wing 84  
101 to fly      
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease nⁿrihin fat 87  
105 tail geːwi-n tail 70  
106 snake mwak snake 12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info guːk louse 1  
109 mosquito njaːmon mosquito 1, 92  
110 spider      
111 fish niː fish 1  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf laun leaf 1  
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
120 stone bak stone 1  
121 sand woːn sand 1  
122 water word info xan water 1  
123 to flow      
124 sea xakew sea    
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest buxuŋox bush 111  
128 sky gaxax sky 72  
129 moon buːn moon 1  
130 star nⁿran star 11  
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
133 rain wuːs rain 1  
134 thunder      
135 lightning woːsin lightning 91  
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 man fire 4  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash guluwe ashes 1, 81  
147 black njakidan black    
148 white baxilen white 115  
149 red xaman red 12  
150 yellow      
151 green      
152 small narupisi small 41, 14  
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info lawen long 12  
156 thin word info baraxuwi-n thin 51, 52  
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick balaganda sick    
161 shy, ashamed buleju meːsi ashamed 1, 78  
162 old word info malen old 135  
163 new bulahau new    
164 good huːjen good 1  
165 bad, evil mwan bad 7  
166 correct, true haːnⁿru true 89  
167 night ilik night 74  
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info bam (bem) hide    
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside lon inside 1, 72  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info      
182 I dju I 1, 21  
183 thou ou thou 1  
184 he/she i he 1  
185 we word info da we(ex)    
185 we word info daxu we(dl.ex.)    
185 we word info waxe we(dl.in.)    
186 you uxu you(dl) x  
187 they iːdo they 59, 60  
187 they ixu they(dl) x  
188 what? word info sehe what 1  
189 who? word info lahe who 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not bwe not 9  
196 to count      
197 One word info siː one 56  
198 Two word info xuo two 1  
199 Three word info dalo three 1  
200 Four word info haːx four 1  
201 Five word info liːme five 1  
202 Six word info wono six 1  
203 Seven word info anⁿrdalo seven 22  
204 Eight word info anⁿrxuo eight 31  
205 Nine word info anⁿrsiː nine 37  
206 Ten word info saŋon ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info saŋakx hundred 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info saːbau thousand 47  

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