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Language: Roro

Source/Author:  Matilda Miria-Tairea 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Debasish Roy  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Papuan Tip:Peripheral:Central Papuan:West Central Papuan:Nuclear 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
2 left      
3 right      
8 to turn word info      
19 shoulder      
25 neck      
28 to breathe      
39 to cook word info      
42 to suck      
62 thatch/roof      
69 to hunt word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info      
93 to pound, beat word info      
99 feather      
105 tail      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
115 root      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
121 sand      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
135 lightning      
140 dry word info      
146 ash      
150 yellow      
151 green      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
163 new      
169 year      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
187 they      
190 other      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
196 to count      
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      
5 to walk hamákaʔao to go    
12 skin párua      
29 to sniff, smell waiha simi-na the dog's smell    
33 to laugh móiriiri      
68 needle nila [p]   L
74 to kill kuahu ari      
77 to scratch word info ka|paʔi I scratch    
78 to cut, hack word info kabe rope, cloth, vegs.    
79 stick/wood masiu      
83 to work word info aka gen.    
83 to work word info uma aka garden work    
87 to swell word info bua      
95 to fall word info heʔo      
108 louse word info mena      
120 stone pitára      
133 rain abara [<sabaRat]    
136 wind baura neutral as to direction    
136 wind mirikini north-east wind    
136 wind baruru north-west wind    
142 heavy puma [also="pregnant"]    
144 to burn word info kine      
145 smoke word info kuku      
148 white póre      
152 small papá[ni] [-i hard to hear]    
160 painful, sick inawa chronic illness    
160 painful, sick hayara it hurts    
162 old word info anepaka      
175 above ubi-ai      
184 he/she neaniani name + neaniani = he/she is eating    
199 Three word info áitau      
201 Five word info ma-ani      
202 Six word info ima      
1 hand íma-   1  
4 leg/foot ai-na   1  
4 leg/foot aiʔu   1  
4 leg/foot ai-mu   1  
5 to walk ao to go 1  
7 to come omai come! (impersonal) 1  
7 to come aba nemai he/she is coming 1  
11 dust tabu   1  
17 liver ahe-na   1  
18 breast susu-na   1  
22 to fear taʔu   1  
27 nose isu-   1  
34 to cry hai [n.] 1  
37 to eat ani   1  
38 to chew word info momo 'the chewed betel nut' 1  
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite -[a]ra   1  
43 ear haia-   1  
43 ear háya   1  
45 eye maha-ʔu   1  
45 eye maha-mu   1  
45 eye maha-na   1  
46 to see ita- Capell (1943:12) gives /iha/ 1  
58 wife atawa-   1  
59 mother hina- vocative 1  
59 mother hina-ʔu Mother! 1  
78 to cut, hack word info hara chop wood 1  
86 to grow word info obu   1  
98 egg ahói   1  
101 to fly robo   1  
114 leaf rau-   1  
119 earth/soil hano   1  
130 star bisiu   1  
170 when? word info aita   1  
174 in, inside aun-ai   1  
176 below baʔai   1  
180 far tauʔa   1  
183 thou oi   1  
188 what? word info taba   1  
189 who? word info oi tai [=who are you?] - /tai/ does not occur alone 1  
195 no, not ahãʔĩ   1  
198 Two word info rúa   1  
44 to hear ao-na   1, 36  
50 to dream nibi   1, 60  
76 to live, be alive mauri   1, 76  
55 woman/female babiʔe   1, 120  
63 name ata-   1, 18  
182 I au   1, 21  
73 to steal bainau   1, 32  
49 to lie down word info enosi   1, 67  
200 Four word info báni   1, 69  
153 big ápa   10  
153 big apaʔía   10  
30 mouth pina-   100  
52 to stand mo-kórosi (you) stand up! 108  
13 back word info kapeʔu my back 109  
13 back word info kape-mu your back 109  
13 back word info kape-na his/her back 109  
111 fish maia   11  
111 fish maya   11  
29 to sniff, smell simi- [SImi] 112  
75 to die, be dead ari   11?  
173 at ai Terry isu-ai (=T is at home) 12  
129 moon nawa also = 'month' 13  
20 to know, be knowledgeable iovi-na "know" 137  
125 salt kikimaru   14  
165 bad, evil kiʔa   14  
197 One word info hámo[na]   14  
66 to tie up, fasten toba   143  
66 to tie up, fasten motóbana   143  
191 all ikoi   15  
191 all ikoi-na all of this 15  
191 all ikoi-miai you all 15  
109 mosquito eusi   16  
64 to say abi say 162  
64 to say mo-abi you say 162  
64 to say ne-abi   162  
64 to say emu-abi thats what you say 162  
128 sky kupa   17  
143 fire iruba   18  
147 black umu [ʔúmu]   18  
36 to spit atósi to cough 19  
47 to yawn mawa   19  
116 flower taitai   19  
124 sea aku   19  
186 you ikoi miai   19  
60 father hama-   1?  
185 we word info aika   1?  
57 husband atawa-   2  
65 rope waro string 2  
67 to sew word info tai   2  
100 wing bani   2  
122 water word info bei   2  
122 water word info ena be   2  
65 rope anáw rope 20  
10 dirty opu [also = 'mangrove'?] 21  
138 warm word info siabu   21  
167 night rabi   21  
14 belly nua-ʔu   22  
14 belly nua-mu   22  
14 belly nua-na   22  
54 man/male hau also 'body': hau-?u = my body, au-?u = my feelings 22  
70 to shoot word info pisi   22  
104 fat/grease oho   22  
31 tooth nite-   24  
141 wet be   25  
51 to sit momiasi [sit down!] 26, 126  
164 good namo   27  
102 rat kaua   3  
26 hair word info bui-   31  
103 meat/flesh sisi   31, 102  
38 to chew word info hua momo='the chewed betel nut' 33  
149 red biro   37  
44 to hear aia-na   38  
72 to hit word info haʔu   38  
15 bone húria [also = 'fellow Roro speaker'] 40  
96 dog waiha   41  
24 head ara-na   44  
92 to open, uncover kaikau   47  
23 blood aruru   48  
23 blood ena aruaru his her blood 48  
56 child nahu-ʔu my child 5  
166 correct, true tóhana Usually preceded by another word eg: abi tohana (= the real world, the truth) 50  
9 to swim naʔu   51  
48 to sleep párua   54  
48 to sleep neparua   54  
90 to dig habi   59  
84 to plant bato   6  
168 day rani day / morning 6  
91 to buy kawa mo-kawa-na = buy it! 66  
91 to buy mo-kawa-na mo-kawa-na = buy it! 66  
32 tongue maia-   7  
35 to vomit aióra   7  
6 road/path taiara   74  
106 snake erau   75  
61 house isu her/his househer/his house 76  
61 house ena isu   76  
97 bird roborobo < *Ropok 'fly' 78  
139 cold word info ama   79  
137 to blow word info abu [on the fire] 80  
181 where? word info aiʔe   87  
16 intestines nua-na   90  
53 person/human being márima   92, 69  
56 child miori children (as a class) 95  
154 short word info koʔo   95  
21 to think mo|raunana   96  
94 to throw word info kapo   98  
134 thunder kupa   98  

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