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Language: Mbunai

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 limai hand 1  
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot geka-i leg 50  
5 to walk      
6 road/path bwandjal road 1, 4  
7 to come me come 1  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim nju swim 12, 56  
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin gulidjoˈi- skin 1, 96  
13 back word info      
14 belly bitua-i belly 52  
15 bone bato-i bone 50  
16 intestines      
17 liver ate-n liver 1  
18 breast esus breast 1  
19 shoulder beliːh shoulder    
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood      
24 head beːmnala-i head    
25 neck      
26 hair word info      
27 nose mata ŋusui nose 27, 92  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth      
31 tooth liai tooth    
32 tongue galalemei tongue 7, 14  
33 to laugh      
34 to cry dilaŋ weep 19  
35 to vomit mot vomit 1  
36 to spit      
37 to eat gwa(nan) eat 1, 5  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink lumui drink 20  
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear nⁿriliŋai ear 1  
44 to hear roŋ hear 1  
45 eye matai eye 1  
46 to see lisi see 14  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
49 to lie down word info matir lie down 37  
50 to dream daːřatar dream    
51 to sit      
52 to stand daːndul stand 98  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male ramat man 12, 14  
54 man/male egamal male 9  
55 woman/female beːin woman 1, 41  
56 child      
57 husband      
58 wife bedih eːju wife 91  
59 mother jaːje mother 84  
60 father baːbu father; with irregular final vowel 43  
61 house eum house 1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name ŋaro-ʔam name 1  
64 to say      
65 rope alagei rope    
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info tiŋi shoot    
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info mumutiː strike    
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 djaridih 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 mwiːnj dog 6  
97 bird manuai bird 1  
98 egg bwomanau-n egg    
99 feather laun manuai feather 24  
100 wing belin manuai wing 85  
101 to fly      
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease djiŋi-n fat    
104 fat/grease manⁿrehahan fat    
105 tail gelewba-n tail 8  
106 snake mwatemwat snake 12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info gut louse 1  
109 mosquito njam mosquito 1  
110 spider      
111 fish niː fish 1  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf laun gei leaf 1  
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
120 stone baːt stone 1  
121 sand eleŋ sand    
122 water word info wai water 2  
123 to flow      
124 sea nⁿras sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest londia-loːnan bush 31  
128 sky bərah sky    
128 sky lalaŋ sky 1  
129 moon mbuːl moon 1  
130 star bitui star 1  
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
133 rain buːrah rain    
134 thunder      
135 lightning nⁿramet lightning 90  
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 gojew ashes    
147 black bwidjun black 87  
148 white bereren white 7  
149 red nⁿraman red 12  
150 yellow      
151 green      
152 small bwidjuːwi small    
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info alawen long 12  
156 thin word info nⁿroboto/n thin    
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick ŋaːndi sick 9  
161 shy, ashamed mamedji ashamed 1, 78  
162 old word info genemwadj old    
163 new maun new 1  
164 good wiːan good 1  
165 bad, evil mwan bad 7  
166 correct, true aniːnⁿraŋin true 88  
167 night biaun night 1, 75  
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info ře hide 48  
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside londiain inside 1  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info      
182 I jo I 1, 21  
183 thou eːoi thou 1  
184 he/she i he 1  
185 we word info jodadjaloʔan we(ex)    
185 we word info joru we(dl.ex.)    
185 we word info joderu we(dl.in.)    
186 you awa ye    
186 you awaru you(dl) x  
187 they ala they 59, 70  
187 they alu they(dl) x  
188 what? word info edja what 1  
189 who? word info se who 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not eːbwen not 9  
196 to count      
197 One word info (nⁿro)siː one 56  
198 Two word info eluo two 1  
199 Three word info edjalo three 1  
200 Four word info eːaː four 1  
201 Five word info elima five 1  
202 Six word info ewono six 1  
203 Seven word info nⁿrotjalo seven 22  
204 Eight word info aⁿraluo eight 31  
205 Nine word info nⁿrasiː nine 37  
206 Ten word info eːakou ten 44  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info saŋat hundred 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info bweːsiː thousand 46  

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