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Language: Kala

Source/Author:  Christine Schreyer -- Kala Kaŋa Bi ŋa Kapia 
Notes:  Taken from data compiled by Christine Schreyer, Chara DeVolder, and John Wagner in all six villages of Kala speakers along the Huon Gulf 2010-2013. <l> represents /ɾ/ and <y> = /j/.  
Problems:  Some words I have collected during fieldwork but have not yet published, so I have not included those.  
Data Entry:  Typed By: Margaret Ransdell-Green  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:North New Guinea:Huon Gulf:North 
Map  Sorry, no map co-ordinates found for this language. 

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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand maŋge      
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot ŋaĩ      
5 to walk -miya      
6 road/path andalawa      
7 to come -mo      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim -ko      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin ŋaosĩ its skin    
13 back word info dome      
14 belly tẽ      
15 bone tuwã      
16 intestines      
17 liver      
18 breast      
19 shoulder asalã      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear -mwã      
23 blood masẽ      
24 head labalã      
25 neck      
26 hair word info labalã (ŋa lau) lau = hair/leaf    
27 nose siawã      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth walo      
31 tooth õ      
32 tongue bambalã      
33 to laugh -kimale      
33 to laugh -male      
34 to cry -tã      
35 to vomit      
36 to spit      
37 to eat ai-gĩ 3sg form - irregular    
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink -mu      
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear toŋgu      
44 to hear      
45 eye tambo      
46 to see -kano      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being talame      
54 man/male tambu      
55 woman/female iya      
56 child guluwa      
57 husband tambo      
58 wife iya      
59 mother nawa      
60 father adi      
61 house da      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name ŋasẽ      
64 to say -ŋgu      
65 rope walũ      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead -mbalu      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info -te      
78 to cut, hack word info -gu      
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 -ki...sa phrasal verb    
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog kiã      
97 bird      
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly      
102 rat usuko      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail ŋayumi its tail    
106 snake mboa      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info do      
109 mosquito ŋiŋif      
110 spider yawala      
111 fish i      
112 rotten word info gupelẽ of food    
113 branch word info      
114 leaf lau      
115 root      
116 flower ŋaula its flower    
117 fruit no      
118 grass lilĩ      
119 earth/soil pu      
120 stone a      
121 sand      
122 water word info alẽ      
123 to flow      
124 sea ta      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest bilalo      
128 sky gulũ      
128 sky buyu      
129 moon galawe      
130 star monimbo      
131 cloud word info buyu      
132 fog buyu      
133 rain wisĩ      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind au      
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info ŋagabo its coldness    
140 dry word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy      
143 fire ya      
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash      
147 black tutumi      
148 white susuwi      
149 red bumbũ      
150 yellow yaya      
151 green tatalã      
152 small kokole      
153 big gabo      
154 short word info      
155 long word info balĩ      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick gimba      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info kunuŋgwã      
163 new woũ      
164 good anda      
165 bad, evil yama      
166 correct, true      
167 night      
168 day      
169 year jala      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at gẽ      
174 in, inside      
175 above baba      
176 below      
177 this dene      
178 that dini      
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info mono      
182 I kia      
183 thou kai      
184 he/she e      
185 we word info kala      
185 we word info yala      
186 you bala      
187 they sala      
188 what? word info      
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all godotome      
192 and ma      
193 if ŋgu      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not tã is a clausal negative    
195 no, not mba mba is rather an interjection    
196 to count      
197 One word info nuwã      
198 Two word info luwa      
199 Three word info talawa      
200 Four word info ŋa      
201 Five word info lita      
202 Six word info lita ma aŋa nuwã "five and its one"    
203 Seven word info lita ma aŋa luwa      
204 Eight word info lita ma aŋa talawa      
205 Nine word info lita ma aŋa ŋa      
206 Ten word info taume      
207 Twenty word info tambu nuwã "one man"    
208 Fifty word info tambu lita      
209 One Hundred word info tambu taume      
210 One Thousand word info      

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