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Language: Numbami (Siboma)

Source/Author:  Joel Bradshaw 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Peng Du  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:North New Guinea:Huon Gulf:Numbami 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
8 to turn word info -kawewe      
11 dust bom fr. NAN Paiewa   L
12 skin bolo skin as body, colon, health    
21 to think taewembi belly-holds    
29 to sniff, smell -numusu      
30 mouth alolo      
39 to cook word info -nisi bani boil food, +a>,i cf.70 +b>t,i cf 74,120    
41 to bite -saŋa      
41 to bite -you      
42 to suck -pipia[susu] squeeze    
46 to see -yoŋgo      
47 to yawn -maŋgawa splitmouth    
48 to sleep -iye wai wai: completive    
52 to stand -walasa      
54 man/male kole      
64 to say -ŋgo      
66 to tie up, fasten -yota      
69 to hunt word info -ŋgewe      
76 to live, be alive matalalaya      
79 stick/wood ai pambu log shape    
83 to work word info -pai kulakua      
85 to choose -kelele gi set apart    
91 to buy -baga (arch.)    
91 to buy -ambuli (semi calque fr. Yabem)    
92 to open, uncover -wosa Verb of manner + wosa    
93 to pound, beat word info -lapa      
102 rat gobe      
105 tail unae      
112 rotten word info sapupu      
116 flower plawa (English)   L
117 fruit aiano      
118 grass kalasi (English)   L
122 water word info tina      
126 lake tina kapulawa water round    
127 woods/forest weni      
129 moon kambalaŋa      
130 star gitimana      
132 fog yawaluŋu      
134 thunder dubeleleki      
135 lightning sa iwewe 'it flashes'    
136 wind aula      
141 wet totowi      
142 heavy bunama      
144 to burn word info -mbosi roast    
144 to burn word info yaweni fire-eat    
145 smoke word info yabokole      
146 ash yawi gaula black    
146 ash wowai white    
147 black kikiya      
151 green daŋala      
152 small kae      
152 small kateako      
153 big bamo      
154 short word info tula      
154 short word info tupe      
157 thick word info dendeliŋa      
158 narrow kateako small    
159 wide bamo big    
162 old word info embamoto [F]    
162 old word info kombamoto [M]    
165 bad, evil maya      
167 night towambana      
168 day yawela sun    
173 at iye it-lie/be at    
175 above dudu on top    
175 above gawagawa up above    
176 below idubu underneath    
176 below owe below    
178 that koena 3p    
180 far -iye molosa it lie far    
181 where? word info iye tenda it.lie, where    
185 we word info i      
187 they ai      
190 other mainama      
191 all tiyamama      
192 and wa      
193 if iŋgo says    
194 how? word info ka kaitenda      
195 no, not kote not    
196 to count -wete      
202 Six word info Nima teula ano sesem      
203 Seven word info nima teula ano lua      
204 Eight word info nima teula ano toli      
205 Nine word info nima teula ano wata      
206 Ten word info nima besua      
4 leg/foot ae   1  
6 road/path andalawa <+in(s,j) ala path, t+awa inside or mother or AUG/DIM 1  
7 to come -ma   1  
17 liver ate   1  
18 breast susu   1  
22 to fear -mandi <*matai <*matau 1  
31 tooth niwo   1  
34 to cry -taŋi   1  
37 to eat -ani   1  
40 to drink -numu   1  
43 ear taŋanowa ear 1  
45 eye matano eye true 1  
58 wife asowa   1  
59 mother tina   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house kapala   1  
62 thatch/roof atawa   1  
68 needle salina R>l. cf.78 1  
70 to shoot word info -wani   1  
75 to die, be dead -mande uni   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -tala   1  
79 stick/wood ai papaka board / plank 1  
86 to grow word info -tumbu   1  
89 to hold word info gugumi   1  
97 bird mani   1  
98 egg ketu   1  
99 feather [mani]uli   1  
101 to fly -lowa   1  
110 spider lala   1  
111 fish iya   1  
113 branch word info [ai]lakalaka   1  
114 leaf [ai]lau   1  
120 stone wati   1  
124 sea tai   1  
133 rain usana   1  
138 warm word info wawana   1  
143 fire yawi   1  
144 to burn word info -tutuni set fire 1  
161 shy, ashamed memeya   1  
164 good wiya   1  
170 when? word info gesina-ma past 1  
170 when? word info gesina-go future 1  
171 to hide word info -uŋa ata reflexive 1  
174 in, inside lalo   1  
184 he/she e   1  
185 we word info aita   1  
186 you amu   1  
188 what? word info sawa   1  
189 who? word info sai   1  
197 One word info sesemi   1  
198 Two word info luwa   1  
199 Three word info toli   1  
200 Four word info wata   1  
44 to hear -loŋoni   1, 36  
50 to dream -niniwi   1, 60  
15 bone tuatua   1, 10  
60 father mama   1, 10  
201 Five word info nima teula   1, 15  
63 name ase cf Lau? 1, 18  
182 I woya   1, 21  
163 new wou   1, 26  
73 to steal -pai wena   1, 32  
1 hand nima   1, 66  
10 dirty kele   10  
107 worm (earthworm) mota   10  
103 meat/flesh wiso   10?  
140 dry word info masoso   11  
140 dry word info -mamasa   11  
94 to throw word info -tiŋa   110  
160 painful, sick -witi ache 110  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -yale fr. Yabem 118 L
77 to scratch word info wale   12  
106 snake mota   12  
54 man/male tamota   12, 14  
172 to climb word info -pi   14  
2 left kaze   15  
100 wing bagelau   16  
166 correct, true ano truth 17  
166 correct, true biŋano truth 17  
51 to sit -ndosua   18, 152  
14 belly tae bobdaba (chest), bobo (abdomen) 19  
36 to spit -kanzuwa   19  
57 husband asowa   2  
65 rope walasa   2  
115 root woka   2  
175 above wao above 2  
5 to walk -pa-andalowa   2, 64  
3 right ano   20  
125 salt tai   20  
179 near -tabiŋa be closest to 20  
88 to squeeze word info -pipia   21  
131 cloud word info bubuluma   21  
153 big boboŋa   24  
95 to fall word info -peka (intr) 25  
128 sky gulubu   25  
27 nose nisinowa nosehole 27  
84 to plant -so [iwoya] iwoya: seed, shoot, sucker 28  
16 intestines tae[lalo]   29  
26 hair word info [dabola] uli   3  
108 louse word info tuma   3  
19 shoulder bageyala   30  
80 to split word info -waga   32  
207 Twenty word info tamota te 'man one' 32  
148 white usouso   34  
183 thou aiya   35  
81 sharp mata   36  
33 to laugh -momola   3?  
119 earth/soil puta cf YAP 41  
72 to hit word info -lapa   42  
96 dog kiyami   42  
74 to kill -lapa uni   42, 1  
24 head dabola   43  
56 child kolapa 'boy, young man' 45  
56 child natu offspring 5  
155 long word info molosa   5  
12 skin usi skin as covering 50  
67 to sew word info -sali   50  
42 to suck -numu drink; irregular *i > u 50, 36  
149 red misina cf. blood 50, 75  
156 thin word info yawayawa   53  
55 woman/female ewa   58  
90 to dig -tawi   59  
137 to blow word info -pusie   6  
13 back word info dumakai   61  
38 to chew word info -ani bua   63  
25 neck gidu   66  
71 to stab, pierce -so   67  
109 mosquito kawanda   67  
53 person/human being tamtamoŋa   68  
177 this tatena 1p 68  
177 this tatona 2p 68  
104 fat/grease didi   69  
23 blood masina   7  
32 tongue amala   7  
160 painful, sick -mata be sick 71  
195 no, not mou none 73  
144 to burn word info -lalaŋi scald / burnt skin 75  
87 to swell word info -woni   77  
139 cold word info luluwila   77  
123 to flow -zuzula   79  
35 to vomit -luwa   8  
38 to chew word info -ŋaŋawi   8  
169 year damana pleiades 80  
28 to breathe -so yagawa exhale 83  
28 to breathe -you yagawa inhale 83  
59 mother awa   85  
150 yellow meyaŋo   9  
9 to swim -kota tina 'pass through freshwater/river' 90  
9 to swim -kota tai 'pass through saltwater/sea' 90  
121 sand alundi   93  
9 to swim -yuma bathe 94  
49 to lie down word info -iye   98  
82 dull, blunt mata mou sharp none x  

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