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Language: Nguluwan

Source/Author:  Sakiyama 2003 
Notes:  Sakiyama, Osamu. 2003. The characteristics of Nguluwan from the viewpoint of language contact. In Sakiyama, Osamu (ed.), Studies of Minority Languages in the Western Pacific Rim, 107-128. Osaka: ELPR. 
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Classification:  Mixed language:Yapese-Ulithi 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand pan      
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot yayiy foot    
5 to walk yän      
6 road/path wwä road    
7 to come yiib      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim nöng intr.    
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin biyech      
13 back word info      
14 belly thigininey      
15 bone yil      
16 intestines      
17 liver yääth      
18 breast thuuth      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable naang      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood racha      
24 head chig      
25 neck bileligin      
26 hair word info pey      
27 nose pethung      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth langan      
31 tooth ngolën      
32 tongue bulowoth      
33 to laugh      
34 to cry      
35 to vomit      
36 to spit      
37 to eat kaay      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink wunum      
41 to bite kääth      
42 to suck      
43 ear tayil      
44 to hear ring-ag tr.    
45 eye lanimiit      
46 to see guy      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep mol intr.    
49 to lie down word info mol intr.    
50 to dream      
51 to sit pär      
52 to stand saakiy      
53 person/human being chaa person    
54 man/male pumwon      
55 woman/female bpin      
56 child      
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother      
60 father      
61 house      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name fithingan      
64 to say yög      
65 rope      
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 liy tr.    
75 to die, be dead yiim      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info      
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      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog      
97 bird yarchëy      
98 egg faak      
99 feather wul      
100 wing      
101 to fly changag intr.    
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh yifin meat    
104 fat/grease maam      
105 tail pachan      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info yenuk      
109 mosquito      
110 spider      
111 fish niig      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf yuuw      
115 root wogar      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil buut      
120 stone malang      
121 sand peyan      
122 water word info yän      
123 to flow      
124 sea      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky      
129 moon pul      
130 star tuuf      
131 cloud word info tharamey      
132 fog      
133 rain lang      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind      
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info wulum      
140 dry word info mälik      
141 wet      
142 heavy      
143 fire nifiy      
144 to burn word info yiik      
145 smoke word info yaath      
146 ash yawat      
147 black rungthu      
148 white wechwech      
149 red roow      
150 yellow rëngarëng      
151 green      
152 small yachig      
153 big gaa      
154 short word info      
155 long word info nuw      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
163 new beech      
164 good manigil      
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
167 night      
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this -ney      
178 that -nir      
178 that -nëm      
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info      
182 I yigäg      
183 thou yigur      
184 he/she      
185 we word info yigathaw dl.incl    
185 we word info yigathäth pl.incl    
185 we word info yigamaw dl.excl    
185 we word info yigamäth pl.excl    
186 you      
187 they      
188 what? word info mang      
189 who? word info miniy      
190 other      
191 all gabin      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not thaa- not    
196 to count      
197 One word info tareb      
198 Two word info ruw      
199 Three word info thalip      
200 Four word info      
201 Five word info      
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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