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Language: Dobu

Source/Author:  Schlossberg (2012) 
Notes:  Schlossberg's data come from various sources.
See Schlossberg 2012 for details 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Malcolm Ross  Checked By: Malcolm Ross 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Papuan Tip:Nuclear:North Papuan Mainland-D'Entrecasteaux:Dobu-Duau 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand nima-na   1  
2 left gegeumi-na   76  
2 left mamaula   1, 59  
3 right ʔatai-na   14  
4 leg/foot ʔae-na   1  
5 to walk lopilidadana      
5 to walk adadana      
6 road/path ʔeda   12  
7 to come latu   92  
7 to come mai   1  
8 to turn word info asiʔi      
9 to swim tube   17  
10 dirty baila   75  
11 dust kau      
12 skin bwala-na   99  
13 back word info guau-na   40  
13 back word info gui-na      
14 belly gamwa-na   45  
14 belly diya-na   1  
15 bone lulu-na   32  
16 intestines diya-na   88  
17 liver ʔate-na   1  
18 breast susu-na   1  
19 shoulder ʔala-na   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable sinasinapu   83  
20 to know, be knowledgeable mwalatoni   133  
21 to think nuwa   30  
22 to fear matauta   1  
22 to fear yokaka      
23 blood lala   1  
24 head deba-na   43, 72  
24 head bulubulu-na   78  
25 neck ʔoto-na   89  
26 hair word info unuunu-na      
27 nose ʔubusu-na   1, 17  
28 to breathe yawasi-na   22  
29 to sniff, smell mui   106  
29 to sniff, smell muʔwana      
30 mouth ʔawa   36  
31 tooth sala   11  
32 tongue meya   7  
33 to laugh ʔedagi   104  
33 to laugh maiwa to vomit 3  
34 to cry doyauyaula      
35 to vomit maiwa   4  
36 to spit giwala   40  
37 to eat eʔai   1, 44  
38 to chew word info ʔutaʔuta   14  
39 to cook word info eʔure   117  
40 to drink numa   1, 34  
41 to bite ʔenina   79  
41 to bite ʔalasana   1  
42 to suck sususu   25  
43 ear tena-na      
44 to hear nono   1, 36  
45 eye mata-na   1  
46 to see ʔita   1  
47 to yawn mwaowa      
48 to sleep ʔeno   8  
49 to lie down word info ʔenoʔeno   1  
50 to dream madawala   18  
51 to sit miyatowa   26, 80  
52 to stand toolo   2  
53 person/human being tomota   1, 66  
54 man/male ʔoloto   21  
54 man/male tai   22  
55 woman/female mewaine-na   1, 106  
56 child gwama   14  
56 child enatuna to birth 5  
57 husband mwane-na   26  
58 wife mwane-na   18  
59 mother sina-na   1  
60 father tama-na   1  
61 house anuwa   7  
62 thatch/roof ʔatowa   1  
63 name esa-na   1, 18  
64 to say ona   20  
64 to say gwae   156  
65 rope balae   84  
65 rope malakwa   85  
66 to tie up, fasten losipwa   136  
67 to sew word info saila   2, 53  
68 needle siyona      
68 needle siyaluma   1, 65  
69 to hunt word info tore   49  
70 to shoot word info lusa   48  
71 to stab, pierce bwale   97  
71 to stab, pierce giwa      
72 to hit word info unu   23  
72 to hit word info tutu   8  
73 to steal ʔanaw-ara   1, 58  
73 to steal ʔipwara      
74 to kill ʔunu   1  
75 to die, be dead mwawasa   24  
76 to live, be alive boboʔana      
76 to live, be alive mayawasi-   10  
77 to scratch word info kwakwala      
78 to cut, hack word info tala   1  
79 stick/wood kaiwe   1, 33  
79 stick/wood sakwala   38  
80 to split word info siʔa   92  
80 to split word info sesela      
81 sharp mamata-na   36  
82 dull, blunt gugurawa-na      
83 to work word info guinuwa   99  
83 to work word info eyowa      
84 to plant asowa   28  
84 to plant dauna      
85 to choose ʔesinuwa   8  
86 to grow word info tabwa   11  
87 to swell word info pulu   83  
87 to swell word info seseya      
88 to squeeze word info bibi   21  
89 to hold word info giyai   118  
90 to dig sala   10  
91 to buy lagwa   70  
91 to buy gimwane   17  
92 to open, uncover gigege   18  
93 to pound, beat word info sapi   64  
94 to throw word info ula   17  
95 to fall word info sagu      
95 to fall word info beʔu   25  
96 dog kedewa   18  
97 bird manuwa   1  
98 egg pou   15  
99 feather dagula   13  
100 wing pape-na   21  
101 to fly nenewala      
102 rat kokolaka   33  
103 meat/flesh esiyo   10  
104 fat/grease yapa@momonana   1, 65  
105 tail yuyu-na   1, 25  
106 snake mwata   12  
107 worm (earthworm) didimwana   48  
108 louse word info ʔutu   1  
109 mosquito nemwa   1  
110 spider mwanamwanaikwa      
111 fish iana   1  
112 rotten word info daula   78  
112 rotten word info bilabilana      
113 branch word info nali-na      
114 leaf yawa-na   17  
115 root lamu-na   3  
116 flower seni-na   9, 14  
117 fruit uwa-na   1  
117 fruit kamwakuku      
118 grass nedu      
118 grass pwatula   98  
119 earth/soil baleʔu   20  
119 earth/soil bwaʔa      
120 stone gulewa   31  
121 sand kaukau      
122 water word info bwasi   6, 64  
123 to flow dau   18  
124 sea ola   70  
124 sea kalita   68  
125 salt kalita   12  
125 salt ola   53  
126 lake sewasewa   47  
127 woods/forest mitawa   27  
128 sky galewa   16  
129 moon nawalae   13  
129 moon waikena   14  
130 star kwadima   86  
131 cloud word info pwana      
131 cloud word info yalowa   23  
132 fog umauma   17  
133 rain ʔusana   1  
133 rain lobdaboda      
134 thunder wepalala   15, 45  
135 lightning namala   18  
136 wind mana      
136 wind yagila      
137 to blow word info gasisi      
137 to blow word info lasalele      
138 warm word info yaiyai   75  
139 cold word info gogai@gomwatana   49  
140 dry word info yadayada   108  
140 dry word info yapasa   109  
141 wet pwasa   107  
141 wet nuta      
142 heavy mwau   20  
143 fire ʔawe   35  
143 fire kaiwe   35  
144 to burn word info ʔalata   17  
144 to burn word info gabu   16  
145 smoke word info ʔasu   2  
146 ash kalikau   1, 90  
147 black gaigai-na   60  
148 white bulabula-na      
148 white wakewakekena   68  
149 red bweyabweyali-na   26  
150 yellow laulauna      
151 green kalakalawi-na   13, 52  
152 small gidali-na      
153 big sinabwa-na      
154 short word info kukupa-na   20  
154 short word info tuna-na      
155 long word info dudula   21  
156 thin word info dedea-na   10  
157 thick word info bado-na   18  
158 narrow gilele-na gibwagibwa      
159 wide bababa-na      
160 painful, sick leʔwasa   116  
161 shy, ashamed omayamaya   1  
162 old word info kadekaderi-na      
162 old word info gimi      
163 new ʔauwau-na   1, 26  
164 good boboʔa-na      
165 bad, evil toʔumali-na      
165 bad, evil geyogeyoi   66  
166 correct, true palupalu-na   19  
167 night boiboi   1  
168 day ʔasiyata   72  
169 year yakwala   83  
170 when? word info maisa   1, 83  
171 to hide word info kwaiya      
172 to climb word info tuʔe      
172 to climb word info mwela   66  
173 at ʔena      
174 in, inside ʔena      
174 in, inside solana   67  
175 above tetanaya      
175 above loetana      
176 below ʔagalauna   18  
176 below loʔubuna      
177 this gete      
178 that nina      
179 near serabenaia      
179 near deinaia      
180 far ʔedidigura      
181 where? word info mane   13  
181 where? word info mwaʔo      
182 I ʔaboʔagu      
183 thou oiu   1  
184 he/she tauna   9  
185 we word info ʔaboʔada      
186 you ʔomi   1, 13  
187 they taudi   21  
188 what? word info toase   77  
189 who? word info iaita   55  
190 other wate      
191 all iauiau-na   53  
192 and ta   30  
192 and be   24  
193 if ʔabo   9  
194 how? word info mwaʔadega      
195 no, not nigeya   23, 24  
195 no, not geaʔabo   23, 105  
196 to count sawa   19  
196 to count iapu      
197 One word info ʔebweu   74  
198 Two word info ʔeluwa   1  
199 Three word info ʔetoi   1  
200 Four word info ata   1  
201 Five word info nima   1  
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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