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

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