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

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