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Language: Suau

Source/Author:  Blust, from Cooper (1975) 
Notes:  Cooper, R.E. (1975). Coastal Suau: A Preliminary Study of Internal Relationships. In T.E. Dutton (ed.) Studies in Languages of Central and South-East Papua. Pacific Linguistics Series C No. 29. Canberra: Australian National University.

3 pencilled forms from Capell, 1943 
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:Nuclear:Suauic 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand nima-   1, 66  
2 left seuseuli   38  
3 right tutu   5, 70  
4 leg/foot ʔae   1  
5 to walk laulau   1  
6 road/path dobila   72  
7 to come laoma   1, 85  
8 to turn word info tolo-bui      
9 to swim dui   93  
9 to swim tuba   17  
10 dirty biʔi   139  
11 dust huhua      
11 dust muʔamuʔa      
12 skin ʔopi   15  
13 back word info dagila-   22  
14 belly boga-   21  
15 bone siada-   26  
16 intestines sinae   1  
17 liver ʔate   1  
18 breast susu-   1  
19 shoulder dabaialou   27, 105  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ʔata   35  
21 to think nuatui   30  
22 to fear matausi   1, 68  
23 blood ʔosina-   21  
24 head ʔulu   1  
25 neck gado-   30  
26 hair word info ʔulu maiawa-   3  
27 nose isu   1  
28 to breathe yahua   90  
29 to sniff, smell pane   107  
30 mouth ʔawa   36  
30 mouth moʔa   98  
31 tooth ʔawa   65  
32 tongue memena   7, 40  
33 to laugh maluhi   66  
34 to cry tani   1  
35 to vomit maliwe   4  
36 to spit      
37 to eat ʔaiʔai   1, 44  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info liga   28  
40 to drink nom   1, 34  
41 to bite letai      
42 to suck madoi   20?  
43 ear bea-   66  
44 to hear ataiei   75  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see ʔita   1  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep ʔeno   8  
49 to lie down word info ʔeno   1  
50 to dream eno-suai   1, 67  
51 to sit bawa   158  
52 to stand tolo   2  
53 person/human being doga   1, 66  
54 man/male tau   22  
55 woman/female sine   71  
56 child natu-   5  
57 husband mone tau   26  
58 wife mone sine   18  
59 mother sina-   1  
60 father tama-   1  
61 house numa   1, 49  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name [h]esa-   1, 18  
64 to say liba   158  
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten ʔau   138  
67 to sew word info bodi   7  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info he-kedewa (cf. 96) CAUS-'dog'    
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce goli   20  
72 to hit word info lubi      
73 to steal aieahali   45  
74 to kill unu|i   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive mauli   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info gahili   96  
78 to cut, hack word info ibo   51  
78 to cut, hack word info tom   86  
79 stick/wood laga-   41  
80 to split word info igali   31  
81 sharp mata   36  
82 dull, blunt bou   21  
83 to work word info umai   1  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info tubu   1  
87 to swell word info ie pou irregular *b > p 81  
88 to squeeze word info hihi   21  
88 to squeeze word info tam   33  
89 to hold word info ʔabi   23  
90 to dig sala   10  
91 to buy une      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info tu   31  
95 to fall word info beʔu   25  
96 dog kedewa (cf. 69) 18  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg kasino   102  
98 egg pou   15  
99 feather goi-      
100 wing bala-      
101 to fly ie lo|i   1?  
102 rat ibou   93  
103 meat/flesh buluma   34  
104 fat/grease momona-   1, 65  
105 tail dele-   81  
106 snake mota   12  
107 worm (earthworm) niʔoi   88  
108 louse word info tuma   3  
109 mosquito ni'ini'ili   17  
110 spider      
111 fish yama   33  
112 rotten word info posa-   9, 74  
113 branch word info laga-   1, 34  
114 leaf lugu-   16  
115 root lam-   3  
116 flower pasa   33  
117 fruit ua-ua   1  
118 grass lagau   33  
119 earth/soil tano   1  
120 stone weʔu   17  
121 sand gelegele cf PCPacific 'soil' 30, 74  
122 water word info goila   2  
123 to flow ie didi   52  
124 sea gabogabo   73  
125 salt ʔalita   12  
126 lake pulu < 'pool' ?   L?
127 woods/forest nuʔula gunuala   28, 39  
128 sky galewa   16  
129 moon nawalai   13  
130 star ʔipola   16  
131 cloud word info yada   102  
131 cloud word info yaloi   23  
132 fog goula   1, 55  
133 rain nabu   28  
134 thunder palepalele   15  
135 lightning namanamali   18  
136 wind mana   21  
137 to blow word info yuhi   4  
138 warm word info gigiboli   49  
139 cold word info gogoma waʔoʔo   49  
140 dry word info pitali   74  
141 wet buta   20  
142 heavy polohe   69  
143 fire ʔoyagi alasi-      
144 to burn word info gabu   16  
145 smoke word info asu   2  
146 ash ʔahu   1  
147 black dubaduba   21  
148 white posiposi   67  
149 red buyabuya   26  
150 yellow yogeyoge   86  
151 green ʔalaʔalawa   13, 52  
152 small gagili-   68  
153 big laʔilaʔi   43  
154 short word info kuʔukuʔu   94  
155 long word info lohaloha   36  
156 thin word info yaloyalo   66  
157 thick word info potopoto   67  
158 narrow mosisi      
159 wide tabataba   51  
160 painful, sick asiebo      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info beabea-   50  
163 new halihaliu-   1, 63  
164 good lolo   133  
165 bad, evil baʔaya   18  
166 correct, true mamohoi   59  
167 night maiona   81  
168 day ʔasubena   1, 31  
169 year bolimai   15  
170 when? word info auyana      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at yai   12  
174 in, inside ʔalo-na yai   65  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this ina   67  
178 that neʔi      
179 near gegesina      
179 near hanahanau      
180 far lohaloha   23  
181 where? word info saha yai 'what at?'    
182 I yau   1, 21  
183 thou oa   1  
184 he/she ia   1  
185 we word info ʔita   1  
185 we word info ʔai   2  
186 you ʔomi   1, 13  
187 they isi   25, 42  
188 what? word info saha   1  
189 who? word info yai   56  
190 other esau   68  
191 all gamagali      
192 and yo   31  
193 if taba   28, 83  
194 how? word info edoha   19  
195 no, not nige   23, 24  
196 to count hasili   20  
197 One word info ʔesega   32  
198 Two word info labuʔi   12  
199 Three word info haiona   66  
200 Four word info hasi   1, 65  
201 Five word info haligigi   23  
202 Six word info haligigi esega      
203 Seven word info haligigi labui      
204 Eight word info haligigi haiona      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info tau esega ie mate   33  
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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