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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Laycock, D.C. (1965-1966) Unpublished field notes on Mor.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:
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
57 husband      
58 wife      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
82 dull, blunt      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
93 to pound, beat word info      
112 rotten word info      
126 lake      
132 fog      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
192 and      
193 if      
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      
3 right ja      
5 to walk vera      
8 to turn word info wariawá      
9 to swim ata      
11 dust ʔahá      
12 skin hiʔi      
14 belly reváme      
15 bone ʔoro      
19 shoulder vahu      
20 to know, be knowledgeable anini      
21 to think tarama      
22 to fear vea mukaʔa      
25 neck toro      
27 nose hóro      
29 to sniff, smell anita      
30 mouth vo      
31 tooth wóto      
32 tongue néma      
36 to spit unukuʔa      
39 to cook word info ʔuni      
41 to bite aʔa      
42 to suck tuama      
46 to see eraʔuma      
51 to sit tuʔo      
52 to stand eta      
53 person/human being naʔu      
60 father ate      
61 house wia      
62 thatch/roof ráʔa      
64 to say oʔa      
66 to tie up, fasten vuha      
66 to tie up, fasten tuna      
70 to shoot word info ʔun[i]      
72 to hit word info vavo      
73 to steal maráha      
78 to cut, hack word info otowa      
80 to split word info voha      
83 to work word info wondowa      
88 to squeeze word info amati      
89 to hold word info aruwa      
94 to throw word info toʔa      
95 to fall word info erma      
98 egg váʔu      
100 wing aju      
101 to fly utuma      
102 rat arúha      
103 meat/flesh tu      
105 tail ha      
107 worm (earthworm) korombaʔa      
109 mosquito tananína      
110 spider raguainejo      
113 branch word info soraren      
115 root iva      
116 flower wohéti      
118 grass munia      
119 earth/soil hánun [a]      
121 sand náhaʔa      
123 to flow utum [a]      
124 sea ru      
125 salt ati waʔu      
127 woods/forest maʔuna      
128 sky araʔa      
130 star um [a]      
131 cloud word info ahoaʔa      
134 thunder ahája      
135 lightning araríra      
136 wind tivú      
137 to blow word info uma      
137 to blow word info utum [a]      
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]    
147 black vuati      
148 white vehúta      
150 yellow veraráu      
151 green mamaʔi      
153 big emáva      
154 short word info kovavaʔi      
155 long word info manaʔi      
156 thin word info ermasu      
157 thick word info woʔorini      
160 painful, sick ariá [ʔa]      
161 shy, ashamed aninómto      
162 old word info emava      
163 new ʔahujo      
164 good kamusa      
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.)    
174 in, inside sine-na      
175 above ravué-na      
176 below riwa      
178 that nona      
179 near direrea      
180 far manaʔí      
181 where? word info vi      
185 we word info aʔo      
186 you moʔo      
190 other aʔura [='different']    
191 all anuí      
194 how? word info beaburusé      
195 no, not toa      
196 to count ʔivuna      
2 left sa|wiri   1  
6 road/path rarin[a] (cp.129) 1  
17 liver sine aʔa   1  
18 breast tut[a]   1  
23 blood rara   1  
34 to cry ʔanita   1  
37 to eat ana   1  
43 ear ina   1  
49 to lie down word info ena   1  
59 mother iná   1  
63 name natá-na   1  
67 to sew word info ait [i]   1  
74 to kill muná   1  
75 to die, be dead maʔa   1 1
92 to open, uncover wuʔa   1  
97 bird mánu   1  
99 feather vuru   1  
104 fat/grease mana|na   1  
108 louse word info kuʔa   1  
111 fish ijana   1  
114 leaf ranu   1  
117 fruit vo   1  
120 stone vaʔa   1  
122 water word info rarum [a]   1  
124 sea ati   1  
129 moon vurin [a] (op.L) 1  
133 rain unum [a]   1  
146 ash ʔaho   1  
149 red marari   1  
165 bad, evil jáva   1  
177 this nena   1  
178 that nuana   1  
184 he/she i   1  
185 we word info iʔo   1  
189 who? word info naʔu-sé   1  
198 Two word info ruro   1  
199 Three word info ʔoro   1  
200 Four word info aʔo   1  
55 woman/female vavína   1, 106  
188 what? word info rosere   10  
1 hand vére [a]   16  
4 leg/foot ne[a]   19?  
16 intestines sine wariʔa   1?  
24 head varu   1?  
28 to breathe orana   1?  
35 to vomit mamuaʔa [<M] 1?  
40 to drink anumi [&<inuma?] 1?  
44 to hear orani   1?  
45 eye masinaʔu   1?  
54 man/male naʔu vurana   1?  
79 stick/wood kaʔuta (ka?uta = 'tree') 1?  
79 stick/wood ae (ka?uta = 'tree') 1?  
138 warm word info nanáti   1?  
182 I i[g]wa   1?  
187 they tiʔo   1?  
197 One word info tatá   1?  
65 rope waríʔa   2  
145 smoke word info savaʔu   2  
185 we word info maʔo   2  
50 to dream enami   20  
172 to climb word info tuʔa   20  
10 dirty weriraʔa   22  
106 snake jorova   22?  
13 back word info haré   23  
195 no, not va   25  
81 sharp manamini   29  
33 to laugh mariʔa   3  
152 small maraʔu   3  
7 to come rama   30  
96 dog auna   38  
173 at -na   4  
26 hair word info [u] ranu   40  
56 child naʔú-na   5  
48 to sleep tu-ena   8  
183 thou awa   9  

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