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Language: Sewa

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   1  
2 left lomulewa      
3 right loatai   14  
4 leg/foot kae   1  
5 to walk taya   137  
6 road/path eda   12  
7 to come tauyama   1, 93  
8 to turn word info sakowasi   133  
8 to turn word info sana      
9 to swim bwaliya      
10 dirty biki   139  
11 dust lomalomuwali      
12 skin bwala   99  
12 skin wapi   15  
13 back word info gwau   40  
13 back word info tulu      
14 belly gamwa   45  
15 bone tuwatuwa   1, 10  
16 intestines siliuta      
17 liver ate   1  
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder aala   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable mwalatoni   133  
21 to think nuwanuwa   30  
22 to fear subuli      
23 blood lala   1  
24 head kuyakuya      
25 neck aliyo   1, 31  
26 hair word info bwaima      
26 hair word info deba      
27 nose ebusu   1, 17  
28 to breathe yawasi   22  
29 to sniff, smell mai      
30 mouth awa   36  
31 tooth sala   11  
31 tooth soi      
32 tongue meya   7  
33 to laugh malu   66  
33 to laugh maiwa to vomit 3  
34 to cry dou   8  
35 to vomit maiwa   4  
36 to spit giwali   40  
37 to eat ai   1, 44  
37 to eat iyai   1, 44  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info bude   118  
40 to drink numa   1, 34  
41 to bite ola      
42 to suck sumwaulisi   51  
43 ear tehiya      
44 to hear nono   1, 36  
45 eye mata   1  
45 eye wee   29  
46 to see dune      
46 to see ita   1  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep eno   8  
49 to lie down word info abui   101  
49 to lie down word info enodebwadebwa   1  
50 to dream      
51 to sit towa   80  
52 to stand tolo   2  
53 person/human being kaleya   41  
53 person/human being tau   1  
54 man/male tau   22  
54 man/male soibwata      
55 woman/female waine   1, 106  
56 child goma   14  
56 child yaeya   94  
57 husband dowa      
58 wife dowa      
59 mother nawae      
60 father tamana   1  
61 house lobe      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name waeya   9  
64 to say gwae   156  
65 rope bwalawa   84  
66 to tie up, fasten losipwa   136  
67 to sew word info saisaili   2, 53  
68 needle saila      
69 to hunt word info lomutawa      
70 to shoot word info lusa   48  
71 to stab, pierce ʔetobwala   97  
72 to hit word info unu   23  
73 to steal      
74 to kill loemwausi      
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive niseyaimatemate      
77 to scratch word info koli   12  
78 to cut, hack word info upwa   128  
79 stick/wood kepoupou   39  
80 to split word info ewaka      
81 sharp nasamasage      
82 dull, blunt busi      
83 to work word info paisewa   20  
84 to plant ʔuma   8  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info tonoli      
88 to squeeze word info bibi   21  
89 to hold word info abisi   23  
90 to dig kuwauli      
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 kedewa   18  
97 bird biwe      
97 bird hanu      
98 egg pou   15  
99 feather daguli   13  
100 wing pape   21  
101 to fly lo-o   1  
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh bayumana@bunuma      
104 fat/grease yapa   40  
105 tail wiyu   1  
105 tail gui      
106 snake weso      
106 snake mwata   12  
107 worm (earthworm) dimwanana   48  
108 louse word info tuma   3  
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito      
110 spider      
111 fish iya   1  
112 rotten word info mwaulu   1, 65  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf yawai   17  
115 root idoelolo      
115 root lamulamu   3  
116 flower pwala pwalawasi      
117 fruit ewani      
118 grass bubu      
119 earth/soil baleu   20  
120 stone dakule   32  
120 stone gulewa   31  
121 sand negwanegwale kaukau      
122 water word info waupa      
122 water word info waila   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea wola   70  
125 salt galibada      
126 lake silige      
127 woods/forest wemai      
128 sky galewa   16  
129 moon waikena   14  
129 moon nawalae   13  
130 star kubwana   56  
130 star kwadima   86  
131 cloud word info yalowa   23  
131 cloud word info budibudi   103  
132 fog kwekwe      
133 rain augwa      
133 rain use   1  
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind yagila      
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info buloloi      
139 cold word info gaganitu   49  
140 dry word info ala-ala      
141 wet butabutana   20  
142 heavy mwau   20  
143 fire kaama   35, 36  
143 fire keyamaalaalasi   35, 36  
144 to burn word info nado      
145 smoke word info nabwau   23  
146 ash kopapa   1, 89  
146 ash opapa   1, 89  
147 black gaigai   60  
147 black golos      
148 white wadawadaena   73  
148 white wakewakeke   68  
149 red megayana      
149 red lupwalana      
150 yellow loyawayawana      
151 green kalakalawena   13, 52  
152 small giokuna      
152 small giyekuna      
153 big koyawe   122  
153 big ginabwana      
154 short word info kukupana   20  
155 long word info dudulana   21  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info badobado   18  
158 narrow nigemagamaga      
159 wide magamagana      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info tulila      
163 new auwauna   1, 26  
164 good gitamuna      
165 bad, evil goyokana   66  
166 correct, true anamoitana   58  
167 night goluwana   80  
168 day asiyata   72  
169 year yakwala   83  
170 when? word info totutai   50  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside solanai   67  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this nai      
178 that namei      
179 near bwalinai      
180 far edasola      
181 where? word info      
182 I yau   1, 21  
183 thou you   1  
184 he/she      
185 we word info yai      
185 we word info you      
186 you yomiu   1, 13  
187 they      
188 what? word info tuwesi   77  
189 who? word info teitai   55  
190 other      
191 all maiboana      
192 and be   24  
193 if eguma   81  
194 how? word info sidoi   19  
195 no, not leyawamo      
196 to count sawa   19  
197 One word info kaikeda   73  
198 Two word info manau      
199 Three word info luwagbwakaideka      
200 Four word info emwanesabasaba      
201 Five word info nimakaideka   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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