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Language: Woleai

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Problems:  Possible Incorrect Language (Identification based on Three letter acronym) 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Micronesian:Micronesian Proper:Ponapeic-Trukic:Trukic 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand gumwushu   9  
2 left paiutakofo      
3 right paiukofo      
4 leg/foot pesheɛ   15  
5 to walk lago   1  
6 road/path yala   1  
7 to come too-   9  
7 to come buu-      
8 to turn word info sossor   13  
9 to swim yafa   7  
10 dirty pwpwelɪʊ   74  
11 dust geraatiuyetɪʊ      
12 skin gilɪ   1  
13 back word info tagiurɪʊ   12  
14 belly uba   11  
15 bone shiu   2  
16 intestines taa   14  
17 liver yasɛ   1  
18 breast tiutɪʊ   1  
19 shoulder yarafa   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable giula-a   18  
21 to think yagi-yagi   12  
21 to think mangi-a   11  
22 to fear metagʊ   1  
23 blood chaa   1  
24 head shimwa   11  
25 neck iuwa   18  
26 hair word info yan-ni-shimwa yan = hair, shimwa = head 11  
27 nose -bootɪ   1, 12  
28 to breathe ng-ngasa   10  
29 to sniff, smell ngiuri-a   32  
30 mouth yawa   36  
31 tooth ngii   30  
32 tongue lewɛ   17  
33 to laugh ffasa   10  
33 to laugh mmalɪ   3  
34 to cry tangɪ   1  
35 to vomit mwmwuta   1  
36 to spit kutʊ   14, 89  
37 to eat mwongoo   8  
37 to eat gangiɪ   1  
38 to chew word info ngiu-   11  
39 to cook word info ga-metaa   19, 82  
40 to drink iulɪʊ   1  
40 to drink iuliumiɪ   1  
41 to bite giu-wa   9  
41 to bite giu-giu   9  
42 to suck soro-   66  
43 ear talinga   1  
44 to hear rongo-rongo   1  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see weriɪ   10  
47 to yawn moa-li-gatelɪʊ   19  
48 to sleep masiurɪʊ   1  
49 to lie down word info wolo-   1  
50 to dream ttala   9  
51 to sit matto   18, 101  
52 to stand siu-   2  
53 person/human being yaremata   67, 70  
54 man/male mwaalɛ   1  
55 woman/female faifilɛ   1, 47  
55 woman/female shaobuto   7  
56 child lalʊ   5  
56 child sarɪ   7  
57 husband fitiyom mwale      
58 wife fitiyom shoabute      
59 mother sila (mother) 1  
59 mother naanaa (mummy) 1, 83  
60 father tama   1  
61 house imwa   1, 48  
62 thatch/roof yaso   1  
63 name ita   66  
64 to say gaaɪʊ   144  
64 to say serɪʊ   14  
65 rope talɪ   1  
66 to tie up, fasten geogeo   113  
67 to sew word info teeteɛ   2  
68 needle shiu   66?  
69 to hunt word info shagee-ya   9  
70 to shoot word info pakkɪ   4  
71 to stab, pierce tou-toʊ   13  
72 to hit word info wishii-ya   15  
72 to hit word info wau-ti-a      
73 to steal mwashogo   9  
73 to steal pirafa   8  
74 to kill lii-ya   11  
75 to die, be dead masɛ   1  
76 to live, be alive melawa   7  
76 to live, be alive maiurɪʊ   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info geri-gerɪ   12  
78 to cut, hack word info gopii-ya   20  
78 to cut, hack word info tepa-giɪ   19  
79 stick/wood iuraa   2  
80 to split word info pagiu-a   8  
80 to split word info tile-ngiɪ   29  
81 sharp kkangɪ   14, 68  
82 dull, blunt kkabʊ   13  
83 to work word info yengaanga   12  
84 to plant fato-giɪ   6  
85 to choose filiɪ   1  
86 to grow word info chi      
86 to grow word info tumwula   22  
86 to grow word info fasa   23  
87 to swell word info boo   9  
88 to squeeze word info fiya-a   15  
89 to hold word info ge-mwmwashiu-a   16  
90 to dig gelɪ   1  
91 to buy k-ka-meo   11  
92 to open, uncover suugiɪ   11  
93 to pound, beat word info siugiu-siugɪʊ   20, 2  
93 to pound, beat word info pwpwoo   3  
94 to throw word info te-ttara   103  
95 to fall word info p-piungɪʊ   15  
96 dog gelaagʊ     Loan < Cha
97 bird malɪʊ   1  
98 egg siugiunnɪʊ   1, 66  
99 feather iula   30  
100 wing palʊ   7  
101 to fly yalɪ   13  
102 rat geshɪ   16  
103 meat/flesh fitigo   10  
104 fat/grease kiriisɪ Loan   L
105 tail iugɪʊ   1  
106 snake labute      
107 worm (earthworm) mwata   10  
108 louse word info giusɪʊ   1  
109 mosquito lamwʊ   1  
110 spider ligesuburaaraa   7  
111 fish iga   1  
112 rotten word info masha   50  
112 rotten word info baa   17  
113 branch word info raa   1  
114 leaf sheo   1  
115 root wagara   2  
116 flower peo   10  
117 fruit uwaa   1  
118 grass fatilɪ   1  
119 earth/soil talo   1  
119 earth/soil salo      
119 earth/soil beolɪʊ   13  
120 stone fasɪʊ   1  
120 stone faɪʊ   1  
121 sand ppiya   12  
122 water word info shalɪʊ   1  
123 to flow seetɪ      
124 sea tatɪ   1  
124 sea satɪ   1  
125 salt gasiigaa apparent loan from Chamorro (see Bender et al. 2003)   L
126 lake [leoriya]      
127 woods/forest walɪʊ   17  
128 sky langɪ   1  
129 moon merama   7  
130 star fiusiu   1  
131 cloud word info goshoʊ   15  
132 fog geraatiuyet   78  
133 rain uta   1  
134 thunder pacca   15, 16  
134 thunder mangiungiu   17  
135 lightning were-werɛ   11  
136 wind yangɪ   1  
137 to blow word info uguu-a   15  
138 warm word info beshɪ   10  
139 cold word info feoiu   11  
140 dry word info palɛ   67  
141 wet ccogo   12  
142 heavy ccaʊ   9  
143 fire yafɪ   1  
144 to burn word info fisng-egɪ   93  
145 smoke word info gera-atɪʊ   2  
146 ash felanga   8  
146 ash peyasa   7  
147 black shoalo   8  
148 white beshɛ   11  
149 red ccaa   97  
150 yellow yango-yango   9  
150 yellow range-ranga   13  
151 green gaa-rawe-rawa   13, 52  
152 small giti-giitɪ   80  
152 small -shigɪ   81  
152 small cciilɪ      
153 big farɨ-gitɪ      
154 short word info mw-mwosho   12  
155 long word info yelaɪ   13  
156 thin word info malifɪ   1  
157 thick word info maaliualɪʊ   3  
158 narrow sheo-gitɪ   66  
159 wide sheo-lapa   9, 48  
160 painful, sick matagɪ   1  
161 shy, ashamed maa   1  
162 old word info tugofaɪ   54  
163 new ffeo   1  
164 good gaccɪʊ   63  
164 good fishɪ   19  
165 bad, evil ngngawa   11  
166 correct, true biungɪʊ   12  
166 correct, true nnet   67  
167 night bongɪ   1  
168 day rannɪ   6  
169 year ragɪ   24  
170 when? word info ileeta   1, 24  
171 to hide word info yopɛ   5  
171 to hide word info mwalo   4  
172 to climb word info téégiɪ   8  
173 at la-i-   2  
173 at lee- irregular initial consonant - *d > r 20  
173 at ree-   20  
173 at i-   1  
174 in, inside lalo-   1  
175 above woa-   2  
176 below faa-   1  
177 this ye   1, 18  
178 that la   1  
179 near garepa   13  
180 far ttawa   1  
181 where? word info iiya   37  
182 I gaangɪʊ foc.pron 12  
182 I i subj.pron. obj.pron x  
182 I -aɪ poss.pron x  
182 I -yɪ   x  
183 thou geela foc.pron 6  
183 thou go subj.pron. 1  
183 thou -go obj.pron 1  
183 thou -mwʊ poss.pron x  
184 he/she iiya foc.pron 1  
184 he/she ye subj.pron x  
184 he/she -a- obj.pron x  
184 he/she -la poss.pron x  
185 we word info giisha foc.pron 1, 42  
185 we word info si subj.pron. 9  
185 we word info -gisha obj.pron 1, 42  
185 we word info -sha poss.pron 1, 42  
186 you gaamiɪ foc.pron 1, 13  
186 you gai subj.pron. x  
186 you -gamiɪ obj.pron x  
186 you -miɪ poss.pron x  
187 they iira foc.pron 1, 70  
187 they re subj.pron 1, 70  
187 they -ira obj.pron 1, 70  
187 they -ira poss.pron 1, 70  
188 what? word info mettaa   1, 64  
189 who? word info iteɪʊ   9  
190 other shokela semweou   27  
190 other shokelale   27  
191 all ilegi-      
191 all paanga      
192 and me   2  
192 and nge   10  
193 if gareɛ   7  
194 how? word info ifaa   12  
195 no, not eeba   14  
195 no, not -taɪ   4  
196 to count paa-paa   11  
196 to count wate-watɛ   10  
197 One word info yeta   1  
197 One word info se-   14  
198 Two word info riuwa-   1  
199 Three word info yelɪ   1  
199 Three word info selɪ-   1  
200 Four word info fangɪ   1, 67  
200 Four word info faa-   1, 66  
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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