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Laycock, D.C. (1965-1966) Unpublished field notes on Mor.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

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