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Language: Mor

Source/Author:  Blust, from Laycock (1965-1966), Anceaux (1961) 
Notes:  Anceaux, J.C. (1961) The linguistic situation in the islands on Yapen, Kurundu, Nau, and Miosnum, New Guinea. Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, Vol. 35. The Hague: Nijhoff.

Laycock, D.C. (1965-1966) Unpublished field notes on Mor. Manuscript.



Tried to add Grace materials, but these appear to represent a distinct dialect 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Penny Keenan  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:South Halmahera-West New Guinea:West New Guinea:Cenderawasih Bay:Mor 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand vére [a]   16  
2 left sa|wiri   1  
3 right ja      
4 leg/foot ne[a]   19?  
5 to walk vera      
6 road/path rarin[a] (cp.129) 1  
7 to come rama   30  
8 to turn word info wariawá      
9 to swim ata      
10 dirty weriraʔa   22  
11 dust ʔahá      
12 skin hiʔi      
13 back word info haré   23  
14 belly reváme      
15 bone ʔoro      
16 intestines sine wariʔa   1?  
17 liver sine aʔa   1  
18 breast tut[a]   1  
19 shoulder vahu      
20 to know, be knowledgeable anini      
21 to think tarama      
22 to fear vea mukaʔa      
23 blood rara   1  
24 head varu   1?  
25 neck toro      
26 hair word info [u] ranu   40  
27 nose hóro      
28 to breathe orana   1?  
29 to sniff, smell anita      
30 mouth vo      
31 tooth wóto      
32 tongue néma      
33 to laugh mariʔa   3  
34 to cry ʔanita   1  
35 to vomit mamuaʔa [<M] 1?  
36 to spit unukuʔa      
37 to eat ana   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info ʔuni      
40 to drink anumi [&<inuma?] 1?  
41 to bite aʔa      
42 to suck tuama      
43 ear ina   1  
44 to hear orani   1?  
45 eye masinaʔu   1?  
46 to see eraʔuma      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep tu-ena   8  
49 to lie down word info ena   1  
50 to dream enami   20  
51 to sit tuʔo      
52 to stand eta      
53 person/human being naʔu      
54 man/male naʔu vurana   1?  
55 woman/female vavína   1, 106  
56 child naʔú-na   5  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother iná   1  
60 father ate      
61 house wia      
62 thatch/roof ráʔa      
63 name natá-na   1  
64 to say oʔa      
65 rope waríʔa   2  
66 to tie up, fasten vuha      
66 to tie up, fasten tuna      
67 to sew word info ait [i]   1  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info ʔun[i]      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info vavo      
73 to steal maráha      
74 to kill muná   1  
75 to die, be dead maʔa   1 1
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info otowa      
79 stick/wood kaʔuta (ka?uta = 'tree') 1?  
79 stick/wood ae (ka?uta = 'tree') 1?  
80 to split word info voha      
81 sharp manamini   29  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info wondowa      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info amati      
89 to hold word info aruwa      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover wuʔa   1  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info toʔa      
95 to fall word info erma      
96 dog auna   38  
97 bird mánu   1  
98 egg váʔu      
99 feather vuru   1  
100 wing aju      
101 to fly utuma      
102 rat arúha      
103 meat/flesh tu      
104 fat/grease mana|na   1  
105 tail ha      
106 snake jorova   22?  
107 worm (earthworm) korombaʔa      
108 louse word info kuʔa   1  
109 mosquito tananína      
110 spider raguainejo      
111 fish ijana   1  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info soraren      
114 leaf ranu   1  
115 root iva      
116 flower wohéti      
117 fruit vo   1  
118 grass munia      
119 earth/soil hánun [a]      
120 stone vaʔa   1  
121 sand náhaʔa      
122 water word info rarum [a]   1  
123 to flow utum [a]      
124 sea ati   1  
124 sea ru      
125 salt ati waʔu      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest maʔuna      
128 sky araʔa      
129 moon vurin [a] (op.L) 1  
130 star um [a]      
131 cloud word info ahoaʔa      
132 fog      
133 rain unum [a]   1  
134 thunder ahája      
135 lightning araríra      
136 wind tivú      
137 to blow word info uma      
137 to blow word info utum [a]      
138 warm word info nanáti   1?  
139 cold word info venína      
140 dry word info máruáti      
141 wet hararuʔi      
142 heavy saríana      
143 fire moʔon [a]      
144 to burn word info avu [intr]    
145 smoke word info savaʔu   2  
146 ash ʔaho   1  
147 black vuati      
148 white vehúta      
149 red marari   1  
150 yellow veraráu      
151 green mamaʔi      
152 small maraʔu   3  
153 big emáva      
154 short word info kovavaʔi      
155 long word info manaʔi      
156 thin word info ermasu      
157 thick word info woʔorini      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick ariá [ʔa]      
161 shy, ashamed aninómto      
162 old word info emava      
163 new ʔahujo      
164 good kamusa      
165 bad, evil jáva   1  
166 correct, true jitari      
167 night varáʔa      
168 day marasina      
169 year taun     L
170 when? word info marasina rosé      
171 to hide word info ámua (tr.)    
172 to climb word info tuʔa   20  
173 at -na   4  
174 in, inside sine-na      
175 above ravué-na      
176 below riwa      
177 this nena   1  
178 that nona      
178 that nuana   1  
179 near direrea      
180 far manaʔí      
181 where? word info vi      
182 I i[g]wa   1?  
183 thou awa   9  
184 he/she i   1  
185 we word info aʔo      
185 we word info iʔo   1  
185 we word info maʔo   2  
186 you moʔo      
187 they tiʔo   1?  
188 what? word info rosere   10  
189 who? word info naʔu-sé   1  
190 other aʔura [='different']    
191 all anuí      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info beaburusé      
195 no, not va   25  
195 no, not toa      
196 to count ʔivuna      
197 One word info tatá   1?  
198 Two word info ruro   1  
199 Three word info ʔoro   1  
200 Four word info aʔo   1  
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
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      

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