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Language: Keapara (Kalo Dialect)

Source/Author:  Kiniravu Karomanu 
Notes:  I wrote the words down in their most accurate pronounciation form. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Kini Karo  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Papuan Tip:Peripheral:Central Papuan:Sinagoro-Keapara  
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
175 above atanai      
175 above kukunai      
175 above tairagenai      
191 all maparara      
192 and e      
146 ash qavu kavu    
173 at ai      
13 back word info roge lower back including hips, although there is another word sprcifically for hips, which is "kepo".    
13 back word info kini general/overal back    
165 bad, evil raqava rakava    
14 belly tsinage tinage    
176 below kapulenai      
176 below tairigonai      
153 big kamu      
97 bird manu      
147 black ruparupa (black, also used to describe dark/darker shade of a colour)    
23 blood rala      
15 bone tsiliga tiliga    
113 branch word info raʁa raga    
18 breast lata      
56 child melo      
56 child natu      
131 cloud word info iloa(general)      
139 cold word info nakula      
139 cold word info palapala      
166 correct, true e e! - correct    
166 correct, true taunatauna true - taunatauna    
168 day laʁani      
10 dirty milo      
96 dog qwaeva kwaeva    
140 dry word info laki      
140 dry word info lakilaki      
82 dull, blunt atsi matana ati matana(not sharp)    
11 dust kakavu      
43 ear teʁa tega    
119 earth/soil tanopara (earth/world/planet),    
119 earth/soil qwano soil, ground    
98 egg ʁatoi gatoi    
204 Eight word info taula vatsivatsi taula vativati    
45 eye mata      
180 far rau      
104 fat/grease mona animal fat    
104 fat/grease riga grease,oil    
60 father tama      
99 feather manumanu      
208 Fifty word info ʁaʁala imaima gagala imaima    
143 fire qalova kalova    
111 fish maʁani magani    
201 Five word info imaima      
116 flower tsiare tiare    
132 fog ʁavukovu gavukovu    
200 Four word info vatsivatsi vativati    
117 fruit ʁauvuavua gauvuavua    
164 good nama      
118 grass ʁawa gawa    
151 green      
26 hair word info gui      
1 hand gima      
184 he/she ia      
24 head repa      
142 heavy metau      
61 house numa      
194 how? word info raqatsiwa rakatiwa    
57 husband ʁarawa garawa(spouse)    
182 I au      
193 if pere      
174 in, inside aonai      
16 intestines tsinage-walowalora (stomach/belly-rope)    
126 lake qovu kovu    
114 leaf ʁaulauna gaulauna    
2 left qauli kauli    
4 leg/foot ʁage gage    
135 lightning rama      
17 liver      
155 long word info moʁa moga    
155 long word info moʁaloki mogaloki    
108 louse word info gutu      
54 man/male tau 1)tau as in man, male. 2)tau as in one(person) one as in "the evil/bad one(tau tsikana)", "the one who fights in a war/ a warrior(vetali tauna)", or in "the one who teaches/informs(veve?aripa tauna)" etc..    
54 man/male maru maru is commonly used to refer to man or male    
103 meat/flesh virigo      
129 moon uve      
109 mosquito nemo      
59 mother tsina tina    
30 mouth poka      
63 name ara      
158 narrow kokotsi kokoti    
179 near veqavi vekavi    
25 neck ʁaʁo gago    
68 needle rina      
163 new valigu      
167 night pogi      
205 Nine word info taulavatsi qwapuna taulavati kwapuna    
195 no, not aikina (no, nothing)    
195 no, not atsi (not)    
27 nose iru      
162 old word info qani kani - old    
162 old word info velepara old man    
162 old word info velepara qaniqani very old man    
162 old word info logeaparapara old woman    
162 old word info logeapara qaniqani very old woman    
197 One word info qwapuna kwapuna    
209 One Hundred word info tsinavuna tinavuna    
210 One Thousand word info raʁana ragana    
190 other ta      
190 other mataa      
160 painful, sick vitsi viti    
53 person/human being talima person    
53 person/human being taunilimalima human being, people.    
133 rain gura      
102 rat kuruve      
149 red qalovaqalova kalovakalova - from the word for fire which is "kalova(qalova)". It does not strictly describe red but a color spectrum of fire from red to orange(excluding yellow).    
3 right ripa      
6 road/path raupara      
115 root lamuna      
65 rope walo      
112 rotten word info poraʁa poraga    
125 salt rama      
125 salt tamena      
121 sand qone qwanona kone kwanona (beach soil)    
124 sea rawapara      
203 Seven word info taulatoi qwapuna taulatoi kwapuna    
81 sharp matana      
154 short word info kupa kupa    
154 short word info kupa-qotsi kupa-koti    
154 short word info qotsiqotsi kotikoti    
19 shoulder paʁa paga    
161 shy, ashamed nugarage      
202 Six word info taula toitoi      
12 skin qopi kopi    
128 sky kupa      
152 small kei      
145 smoke word info kovu      
106 snake warowaro      
110 spider kaikai      
130 star mitsiu mitiu    
79 stick/wood mara      
120 stone vatu      
105 tail givu      
206 Ten word info ʁaʁalana gagalana    
178 that neia that (close to the listener)    
178 that voia that (far from the listener)    
62 thatch/roof ʁato gato    
187 they ira      
157 thick word info guruna      
156 thin word info magivi      
177 this eia      
183 thou ʁoi      
199 Three word info toitoi      
134 thunder ʁaita gaita    
41 to bite qolia noun="qoli"    
137 to blow word info elavuana (wind blowing-"agi e?olena"    
137 to blow word info eʁolena (wind blowing-"agi e?olena"    
137 to blow word info vili (blow with mouth)    
28 to breathe aʁarage agarage    
144 to burn word info kapua root words: kapu    
144 to burn word info veaʁalaa gala(?ala)    
91 to buy voi      
38 to chew word info tamutamu      
85 to choose virigi      
172 to climb word info ragea (ladder) root word = rage(up)    
172 to climb word info paea (mountain) pae(climb)    
7 to come voʁomai vogomai    
39 to cook word info nanua from the noun "nanu"    
196 to count veʁa-agi      
34 to cry tagi      
78 to cut, hack word info patsi pati    
75 to die, be dead qwarega kwarega    
90 to dig kua      
90 to dig tavi      
50 to dream nivi      
40 to drink niua noun="niu"    
37 to eat      
95 to fall word info keto      
22 to fear kali      
123 to flow ʁalu galu    
101 to fly rau "rau" is more of a bird flying while flapping its wings while lovo is more like gliding and soaring without flapping wings    
101 to fly lovo (soar,fly)    
86 to grow word info veʁa kalaa vega kalaa(make/let it grow)    
44 to hear qamonagi kamonagi    
171 to hide word info kumu      
72 to hit word info vale to hit with the hand only/bare hand    
72 to hit word info qwari kwari - to hit with an object    
89 to hold word info ʁapi gapi    
69 to hunt word info apana      
74 to kill vagi      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ripa      
33 to laugh mamai      
49 to lie down word info maqo tali (lie down)    
49 to lie down word info maqo (lie/lay)    
76 to live, be alive maguli      
92 to open, uncover qalapaka kalapaka    
84 to plant varo      
93 to pound, beat word info taki      
93 to pound, beat word info rara      
64 to say kila      
77 to scratch word info qaqali kakali    
46 to see gita      
67 to sew word info tuli tuli(sew), tuituli(sewing)    
70 to shoot word info taraki taraki - shoot an arrow(specific use)    
70 to shoot word info pitsi piti - to shoot(general term, does not include arrows)    
51 to sit tanu      
51 to sit talu      
48 to sleep geno sleep, beddings(genogeno), camp out (genogeno).    
48 to sleep maitu sleep(general)    
29 to sniff, smell ponanaa      
36 to spit qainiu kainiu    
80 to split word info tovi tovi(specific use)-for splitting certain objects.    
80 to split word info tovi-qavaluga qavaluga - to break open into pieces or parts or halves    
88 to squeeze word info kiki      
71 to stab, pierce komu pierce(to make a hole)    
71 to stab, pierce kwanu stab    
52 to stand ruga      
73 to steal lema      
42 to suck romaa noun="roma"    
87 to swell word info olo      
9 to swim navu      
21 to think tugamagi      
94 to throw word info pia      
66 to tie up, fasten qapa kapa    
8 to turn word info make      
35 to vomit vuaʁa vuaga    
5 to walk laqa laka    
83 to work word info ginaro ginaro - garden-related work    
83 to work word info araʁa araga    
83 to work word info inagulu work in general    
47 to yawn ataka      
32 tongue mae      
31 tooth ruga      
207 Twenty word info ʁaʁala ruala gagala ruala    
198 Two word info ruala      
138 warm word info tsiavutsiavu tiavutiavu    
122 water word info nanu water    
122 water word info nanu mami fresh water or drinking/drinkable water    
185 we word info ita (incl.)    
185 we word info ai (excl.)    
141 wet nupa      
188 what? word info raqau rakau    
170 when? word info arigi toma      
170 when? word info laʁani?      
181 where? word info arigia      
181 where? word info ravai      
181 where? word info ravanai      
148 white kulokulo      
189 who? word info rai      
159 wide ʁaʁava wide    
159 wide reva wide and flat, or just flat surface    
58 wife ʁarawa garawa(spouse)    
136 wind agi      
100 wing vane      
55 woman/female ʁare gare    
127 woods/forest uraura      
107 worm (earthworm) vuo worm, caterpillar    
107 worm (earthworm) guli earthworm    
107 worm (earthworm) rimo parasitic(intestinal) worm    
169 year rigolo      
150 yellow polapola      
186 you ʁoi      

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