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Language: Mota

Source/Author:  Blust, From Codrington & Palmer (1896) 
Notes:  Codrington, R.H. & Palmer, J. (1896). A dictionary of the language of Mota, Sugarloaf Island, Banks Islands. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:North and Central Vanuatu:Northeast Vanuatu-Banks Islands:East Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand panei   14  
2 left galao   14  
3 right matua (<M) 5, 37  
4 leg/foot raŋoi   17  
5 to walk van[o]   2  
6 road/path mate-sala   1, 43  
7 to come vano ma   23, 1  
8 to turn word info viro   24  
9 to swim gagao   5  
9 to swim garu   5  
10 dirty lepa   9  
10 dirty pulua   67  
11 dust wuwua   1, 50  
12 skin vinitiu   28  
13 back word info tagir   12  
13 back word info kulai   10  
14 belly toqai phonet. /tokpʷa-i/ 36  
15 bone sur[iu]   52  
16 intestines tinai   1  
17 liver varai   17  
18 breast sus[iu]   1  
19 shoulder qatagpanei   36, 65?  
20 to know, be knowledgeable gilala   18  
21 to think nonom actually <*dodomi 13  
22 to fear gogolo cf mataataa (rare) 57  
23 blood nara   1  
24 head qatiu   9  
25 neck nenei   63  
26 hair word info ului   31  
27 nose manui   14  
28 to breathe mapsag   14  
29 to sniff, smell soman   15  
30 mouth valai   42  
31 tooth liwoi   1, 35  
32 tongue garamʷea|i   7, 14  
33 to laugh mʷarae   87  
34 to cry taŋ[i] note semantics 1  
34 to cry rarao note semantics 68  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit anus   14, 84  
37 to eat gan[a]   1, 12  
38 to chew word info gat *kaRat 22  
39 to cook word info taru      
39 to cook word info ur      
39 to cook word info tun/tin   9  
40 to drink un   1, 50  
40 to drink ima   51  
41 to bite ŋau   42  
41 to bite ŋit   58  
42 to suck sus   25  
42 to suck sis   25  
43 ear qoroi   16  
44 to hear roŋo|tag   1, 55  
45 eye matai   1  
46 to see ilo   119  
47 to yawn mamaova   19  
48 to sleep matur   1  
49 to lie down word info risa   75  
50 to dream qore   10  
51 to sit pute   116  
52 to stand tira   54  
52 to stand tur   2, 69  
53 person/human being ta-nun   4, 51  
54 man/male ata [AF] means 'person', not 'male' 14  
55 woman/female vavine   1, 106  
56 child mʷera   8  
56 child natiu   5  
57 husband rasoai   2, 64  
58 wife rasoai   1  
59 mother veve   20  
60 father mama   1, 10  
60 father tamai   1  
61 house imʷa   1  
62 thatch/roof no-ota <M sago leaf' 1, 61  
63 name sasai   1, 34  
64 to say vava   13  
64 to say vet   47  
65 rope tali (Tryon ?ae) 1  
66 to tie up, fasten vil      
67 to sew word info susur   15, 59  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ganagana (Tryon)    
70 to shoot word info tiqa   8  
71 to stab, pierce as   34  
71 to stab, pierce sar   14  
72 to hit word info tut   8  
72 to hit word info vus   86  
73 to steal palu   23  
74 to kill vus mate   26, 2  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive es maur in compounds 24  
77 to scratch word info gagata   1?  
77 to scratch word info karu   44  
78 to cut, hack word info tara   1  
79 stick/wood tan-gae   1?  
80 to split word info [gara]wora   1  
81 sharp tup      
82 dull, blunt qatwono   15?  
83 to work word info mawmawui   29  
84 to plant riv   9  
85 to choose ilo-raka   30  
86 to grow word info totou   4  
87 to swell word info riga   23  
87 to swell word info sis   11?  
88 to squeeze word info gavir      
88 to squeeze word info totos      
89 to hold word info taur note semantics of alternatives 35  
90 to dig gil   1  
90 to dig nur      
91 to buy girei   48  
91 to buy wol   1  
92 to open, uncover tawalag   55  
93 to pound, beat word info tipa   12?  
94 to throw word info vivir   30  
95 to fall word info mʷas[u]   57  
96 dog kurut   7, 76, 77  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg toliu   1  
99 feather ul[ui]   1  
100 wing panei   2  
101 to fly rowo rowo - only in compounds? 1  
101 to fly gawa   14?  
102 rat gasuwe   3  
103 meat/flesh visogoi   10  
104 fat/grease garake   39  
105 tail goloi   24  
106 snake mʷata   12  
107 worm (earthworm) sulate   1, 8  
108 louse word info wut   1  
109 mosquito nam[u]   1  
110 spider marawa   32  
111 fish iga   1  
112 rotten word info naru   19  
113 branch word info waŋarai      
114 leaf no   1?  
114 leaf naui   1?  
115 root gariu (<+wakaRi?) 2, 43  
116 flower tawaga|siu   34  
117 fruit woai   1, 26  
118 grass valis   1  
119 earth/soil tano   1  
120 stone vat   1  
121 sand one   1  
122 water word info pei   28  
123 to flow sale   38  
123 to flow wera   31  
124 sea lama   14  
124 sea nawo   42  
125 salt nawo   30  
126 lake pei lava   21  
127 woods/forest uta   7  
127 woods/forest mʷot   60  
128 sky tuka   62  
129 moon vula   1  
130 star vitu   1  
131 cloud word info maligo   34  
132 fog marav   3, 32  
133 rain wena   51  
134 thunder manu   37  
135 lightning vila   26  
136 wind laŋ <+laNit?) 1, 77  
137 to blow word info sawu   12  
137 to blow word info uw   4  
138 warm word info titin   12  
138 warm word info titkeliga      
139 cold word info mamarir   1  
140 dry word info mamasa   11  
140 dry word info raŋo   1, 85  
141 wet nima      
142 heavy mava   46  
143 fire av   1  
144 to burn word info siŋ   9  
145 smoke word info as[u]   2  
146 ash tarowo      
146 ash tuwus   63  
147 black siliga      
148 white wowoga   13, 93  
148 white aqaga   13  
149 red memea   1  
149 red soroga      
150 yellow aŋoaŋo   9  
150 yellow pepega      
151 green gesagesaga   8?  
151 green turturuga   70  
152 small mantagai /rig/ is rare    
153 big poa   50  
153 big lava   10  
154 short word info qatutui   9?  
155 long word info tole      
156 thin word info mavinvin (<M) 1, 50  
157 thick word info matoltol   3  
158 narrow kokota   26  
159 wide tawela   34  
160 painful, sick gopa (sick) 50, 102  
160 painful, sick woso (be in pain)    
161 shy, ashamed apegalo      
161 shy, ashamed apemaragai   34  
162 old word info mosiu   1, 118  
162 old word info tuai (of long duration) 1, 35  
163 new garaqa   9  
164 good wia   1  
165 bad, evil malkeke      
165 bad, evil tatas   1, 99  
166 correct, true weswes   43  
167 night qoŋ   1  
168 day qoŋ   16  
169 year tau   1  
170 when? word info [a]ŋaisa   1, 24  
171 to hide word info liŋarag   60?  
171 to hide word info vara      
172 to climb word info kalo   49  
172 to climb word info rap   37  
173 at apegalo      
173 at apemaragai      
174 in, inside loloi   1  
174 in, inside a-lo   1, 72  
174 in, inside i-lo   1, 26  
175 above avunana      
176 below alalaŋana      
177 this ike   6?  
177 this iloke      
178 that ine   1?  
178 that ilone   1?  
179 near peteŋ      
179 near wenwen      
179 near rivtag   101  
180 far sau   1  
180 far aras   32  
181 where? word info vea   3, 35  
182 I [i]nau   1, 21, 22  
183 thou [i]niko   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she [i]neia   1, 6, 29  
185 we word info [i]nina   1?  
185 we word info [i]kamam   2  
186 you [i] kamiu   1, 13  
187 they [i] neira   1, 33  
188 what? word info sava   1  
189 who? word info [i]sei   1  
190 other tuara   61  
191 all gese   48  
191 all nol   15  
192 and wa   56  
192 and ta   30  
193 if menigiu      
194 how? word info gasavai   13  
194 how? word info gasei   13  
194 how? word info tamʷavea      
195 no, not tagai   10  
196 to count liwun   13  
197 One word info tuwale   9  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info tole   1  
200 Four word info vat   1, 65  
201 Five word info lima Five, hand-arm.(Source: Pollex) 1  
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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