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

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