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Language: Nihali

Source/Author:  Nagaraja (2014) 
Notes: 
K. S. Nagaraja. 2014. The Nihali Language (Grammar, Texts, Vocabulary). Mysore: Central Institute of Indian Languages. xii+332pp.
 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew Hsiu  Checked By: Andrew Hsiu 
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  • Total Data: 210
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Classification:  Nihali 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand bakko      
2 left dakhriya left hand    
3 right      
4 leg/foot khuri < Korku    
5 to walk koca-be      
6 road/path ḍãːy      
6 road/path ḍa(ː)y      
7 to come paːṭo      
7 to come pya      
8 to turn word info ḍhere      
9 to swim weːr-      
9 to swim ueːr-      
10 dirty moːngo      
11 dust ḍ/dhulla < Hindi?    
12 skin ṭoːl      
13 back word info      
14 belly bhaːwri      
15 bone paːkṭo      
16 intestines koṭor      
17 liver gadri      
18 breast buːcu < Korku    
19 shoulder ṭ/tagli      
20 to know, be knowledgeable jaːn- < Hindi    
21 to think socatini-be < Hindi    
22 to fear caːwak- < IA?    
23 blood corṭo      
24 head pe(ː)ñ      
25 neck gardan < Hindi    
26 hair word info kuguso      
27 nose coːn      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth kaggo      
31 tooth menge      
32 tongue laːñ < Korku    
33 to laugh haːgo-be      
34 to cry aːpa-be      
35 to vomit ajini      
36 to spit thuki-be < Hindi    
37 to eat ṭ/tyeː-be      
38 to chew word info caphaːt-be      
39 to cook word info kela-be      
40 to drink ḍelen-be      
41 to bite haru-be      
42 to suck      
43 ear cigam      
44 to hear cakni      
45 eye jikit      
46 to see ara-be      
47 to yawn angub-be < Korku    
48 to sleep kappo-be      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream siwna < Hindi?    
51 to sit peṭe-be      
52 to stand cippo-be      
53 person/human being      
54 man/male      
55 woman/female koːl      
56 child nana-ṭa sons    
57 husband aːṭo      
57 husband aːṭho      
58 wife koːl      
59 mother maːy < Korku?    
60 father baː < IA    
60 father aːba      
61 house aːwaːr      
62 thatch/roof padre      
63 name jumu      
63 name jyumu      
64 to say kaːyni-be to say    
65 rope laːḍen do(ː)ra < Hindi    
66 to tie up, fasten bokki-be      
67 to sew word info sim-be      
68 needle sũːy < Hindi    
69 to hunt word info sikaːr- < Hindi    
70 to shoot word info cagi-be      
71 to stab, pierce sobo-be < Korku    
72 to hit word info ceːnḍa      
73 to steal kasto-be      
74 to kill paḍa-be      
75 to die, be dead betto-be      
75 to die, be dead beṭṭo-be      
76 to live, be alive ungaːy-be      
76 to live, be alive hungaːy-be      
77 to scratch word info badaːr      
78 to cut, hack word info beri-be      
79 stick/wood beːdo      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp bhum      
82 dull, blunt benitto < be?henitto    
82 dull, blunt beniṭṭo      
83 to work word info hi-ka(ː)m      
84 to plant khor plant (e.g. banana)    
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info phulaṭine      
88 to squeeze word info peṭṭo-be      
89 to hold word info jhel-be      
90 to dig acci-be      
91 to buy jaːm-be      
92 to open, uncover sakit      
92 to open, uncover ugaːr-be      
93 to pound, beat word info koṭṭo-be      
93 to pound, beat word info daːr-be      
94 to throw word info taːr-be      
95 to fall word info paːnḍi-be      
96 dog naːy < Dr.    
97 bird poe      
97 bird pyu      
98 egg kalen      
99 feather caːpa      
99 feather caːpha      
100 wing paːkha < Hindi    
101 to fly aphir- < Korku    
102 rat caːco rat-type animal    
103 meat/flesh kaːw      
104 fat/grease teːm      
105 tail paːgo      
106 snake koːgo      
107 worm (earthworm) bhardhwa(ː)n      
107 worm (earthworm) jilnguyj      
107 worm (earthworm) jingluyt      
108 louse word info keːpe      
109 mosquito kaːn      
110 spider jagli malaːy      
111 fish caːn      
112 rotten word info saratin to rot    
113 branch word info senḍa      
114 leaf paːla < Korku    
115 root jaːḍi < Hindi    
116 flower phuːl < Hindi    
117 fruit      
118 grass boːy < Korku    
119 earth/soil sikal < Korku    
120 stone caːgo      
120 stone caːrgo      
121 sand biṭil < Korku    
122 water word info joppo      
123 to flow hinal      
124 sea      
125 salt coːpo      
126 lake dharaːn < Hindi    
127 woods/forest ḍongor < Hindi    
128 sky aːgaso < IA    
129 moon thenḍej < Korku    
130 star piphinjor < Korku    
131 cloud word info badra < Hindi?    
132 fog dhũãr < Hindi    
133 rain maːnḍo      
134 thunder calomka      
135 lightning      
136 wind      
137 to blow word info bigi-be      
137 to blow word info bhigi-be      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info him(ka)      
140 dry word info pataːri      
141 wet olaːy      
142 heavy jacom      
142 heavy jacyom      
143 fire      
144 to burn word info laːw-be      
145 smoke word info duy < IA    
146 ash neːto      
146 ash nieṭo      
147 black popor      
148 white paːnḍer < Hindi    
149 red raːṭa < Korku    
150 yellow      
151 green niːla < Hindi    
152 small jiːsa very little    
153 big bhakka      
154 short word info      
155 long word info bhagel      
156 thin word info basel small    
157 thick word info addo      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick eden- to pain    
160 painful, sick eḍen- to ache    
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info paːtha      
162 old word info paːṭha      
163 new nawa < Hindi    
164 good ayin      
164 good puːr      
164 good puar      
165 bad, evil gidaːr-niːc-manso very bad person    
166 correct, true      
167 night cirya 2nd word: evening    
167 night minḍi      
168 day diya < IA    
169 year saːl < Hindi    
170 when? word info miran      
171 to hide word info peyku jere(y)      
172 to climb word info caːko-be      
172 to climb word info caki-be      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above buːndi      
176 below aːhi      
177 this haːn      
177 this here(y)      
178 that iṭi      
178 that hiki      
178 that hotaw      
179 near mera < Korku    
180 far dhaːwa      
181 where? word info min      
181 where? word info minga      
182 I jo      
183 thou ne      
184 he/she eṭe(y) he    
185 we word info ingin      
186 you laː      
187 they eṭla      
188 what? word info naːn      
189 who? word info nani      
190 other      
191 all he(ː)la      
192 and ḍo < Korku    
193 if      
194 how? word info nu      
194 how? word info nawki      
194 how? word info nusaːn      
195 no, not beṭhe      
196 to count      
197 One word info biḍi < Dr?    
197 One word info baḍa      
198 Two word info iraːr < Dr    
199 Three word info moːṭho < Dr    
200 Four word info naːlk(h)o < Dr    
201 Five word info pãːsõ      
202 Six word info saha < Hindi/Marathi    
203 Seven word info saːto < Hindi    
204 Eight word info aːṭho < Hindi    
205 Nine word info naw < Hindi    
206 Ten word info ḍ/deccho < Hindi    
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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