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

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