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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:
2 left      
3 right      
5 to walk      
8 to turn word info      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
13 back word info      
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      
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      
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      
19 shoulder beliːh shoulder    
24 head beːmnala-i head    
31 tooth liai tooth    
50 to dream daːřatar dream    
65 rope alagei rope    
70 to shoot word info tiŋi shoot    
72 to hit word info mumutiː strike    
98 egg bwomanau-n egg    
104 fat/grease djiŋi-n fat    
104 fat/grease manⁿrehahan fat    
121 sand eleŋ sand    
128 sky bərah sky    
133 rain buːrah rain    
146 ash gojew ashes    
152 small bwidjuːwi small    
156 thin word info nⁿroboto/n thin    
162 old word info genemwadj old    
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    
1 hand limai hand 1  
7 to come me come 1  
17 liver ate-n liver 1  
18 breast esus breast 1  
35 to vomit mot vomit 1  
43 ear nⁿriliŋai ear 1  
44 to hear roŋ hear 1  
45 eye matai eye 1  
61 house eum house 1  
63 name ŋaro-ʔam name 1  
75 to die, be dead mat die 1  
97 bird manuai bird 1  
108 louse word info gut louse 1  
109 mosquito njam mosquito 1  
111 fish niː fish 1  
114 leaf laun gei leaf 1  
120 stone baːt stone 1  
124 sea nⁿras sea 1  
128 sky lalaŋ sky 1  
129 moon mbuːl moon 1  
130 star bitui star 1  
163 new maun new 1  
164 good wiːan good 1  
174 in, inside londiain inside 1  
183 thou eːoi thou 1  
184 he/she i he 1  
188 what? word info edja what 1  
189 who? word info se who 1  
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  
6 road/path bwandjal road 1, 4  
55 woman/female beːin woman 1, 41  
182 I jo I 1, 21  
37 to eat gwa(nan) eat 1, 5  
167 night biaun night 1, 75  
161 shy, ashamed mamedji ashamed 1, 78  
12 skin gulidjoˈi- skin 1, 96  
106 snake mwatemwat snake 12  
149 red nⁿraman red 12  
155 long word info alawen long 12  
54 man/male ramat man 12, 14  
9 to swim nju swim 12, 56  
46 to see lisi see 14  
34 to cry dilaŋ weep 19  
122 water word info wai water 2  
40 to drink lumui drink 20  
203 Seven word info nⁿrotjalo seven 22  
99 feather laun manuai feather 24  
27 nose mata ŋusui nose 27, 92  
127 woods/forest londia-loːnan bush 31  
204 Eight word info aⁿraluo eight 31  
49 to lie down word info matir lie down 37  
205 Nine word info nⁿrasiː nine 37  
143 fire mwan fire 4  
209 One Hundred word info saŋat hundred 4, 38  
60 father baːbu father; with irregular final vowel 43  
206 Ten word info eːakou ten 44  
210 One Thousand word info bweːsiː thousand 46  
171 to hide word info ře hide 48  
4 leg/foot geka-i leg 50  
15 bone bato-i bone 50  
14 belly bitua-i belly 52  
197 One word info (nⁿro)siː one 56  
187 they ala they 59, 70  
96 dog mwiːnj dog 6  
148 white bereren white 7  
165 bad, evil mwan bad 7  
32 tongue galalemei tongue 7, 14  
78 to cut, hack word info djaridih cut 8  
105 tail gelewba-n tail 8  
59 mother jaːje mother 84  
100 wing belin manuai wing 85  
147 black bwidjun black 87  
166 correct, true aniːnⁿraŋin true 88  
54 man/male egamal male 9  
160 painful, sick ŋaːndi sick 9  
195 no, not eːbwen not 9  
135 lightning nⁿramet lightning 90  
58 wife bedih eːju wife 91  
52 to stand daːndul stand 98  
186 you awaru you(dl) x  
187 they alu they(dl) x  

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