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

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