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

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