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Language: Amara

Source/Author:  Thurston (1996) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:aie  Glottocode: amar1272 
Notes:  Thurston, W.R. (1996). Amara: An Austronesian language of Northwestern New Britain. In Ross, M.D. Studies in Languages of New Britain and New Ireland. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics 
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:Western Oceanic:North New Guinea:Ngero-Vitiaz:Vitiaz:Southwest New Britain:Amara 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
21 to think      
47 to yawn      
68 needle      
71 to stab, pierce      
74 to kill      
76 to live, be alive      
81 sharp      
83 to work word info      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
107 worm (earthworm)      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
169 year      
173 at      
175 above      
176 below      
191 all      
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 togou right hand    
9 to swim iouiou on surface    
11 dust asakir      
11 dust asakirkir      
13 back word info vine pio      
15 bone gigio      
16 intestines gorgorio      
18 breast kosio      
18 breast nemŋe      
19 shoulder galaŋa      
24 head gude kane      
25 neck adeŋe      
25 neck guda maganio      
27 nose sŋore ka      
28 to breathe omomod      
28 to breathe opuop      
29 to sniff, smell duŋki      
31 tooth na kane vre kokŋe      
36 to spit epsok      
36 to spit pre      
39 to cook word info some      
54 man/male adan      
54 man/male auram young man    
54 man/male otogou      
56 child ataŋe non firstborn child    
56 child emeretuoŋo first-born child    
56 child etio      
58 wife akmaŋ      
60 father aita      
63 name serio      
64 to say kole speak, talk    
65 rope akiom      
65 rope enel      
65 rope epitlakŋo      
65 rope ovuvŋo      
69 to hunt word info kau      
75 to die, be dead mo      
75 to die, be dead monei      
77 to scratch word info kaurir      
78 to cut, hack word info suput      
80 to split word info kapak      
80 to split word info maskak      
84 to plant loulou      
90 to dig rege rege=dig up    
95 to fall word info makluk      
103 meat/flesh kurio      
103 meat/flesh tne      
109 mosquito ovunkin      
110 spider apageigei      
112 rotten word info morop      
112 rotten word info vnik      
115 root remte      
116 flower dukŋe      
121 sand olov      
121 sand omoge      
124 sea emeo      
125 salt papak =salty    
127 woods/forest eivur      
128 sky ogru      
129 moon ognumur      
131 cloud word info eiuek      
133 rain asal      
134 thunder samil      
135 lightning samil      
136 wind akauliŋ omur = southwest tradewinds    
136 wind omur omur = southwest tradewinds    
138 warm word info menene =hot    
139 cold word info kotitid      
139 cold word info penpenio      
140 dry word info par      
141 wet dokdokŋe      
145 smoke word info omŋo      
145 smoke word info omuŋo      
147 black kusuksukŋe      
148 white plaulauŋe      
149 red toptopaŋa      
153 big ui      
154 short word info kmusŋe      
155 long word info muntuk      
162 old word info vugoŋ ka akmare? = old woman    
162 old word info akmareŋ akmare? = old woman    
164 good ŋaraŋe      
165 bad, evil gidaŋa      
166 correct, true molmol      
167 night vilŋoŋ      
168 day niŋid      
172 to climb word info paid      
174 in, inside ru      
174 in, inside gorio      
177 this aton      
178 that adi      
178 that eadi      
190 other pau      
192 and la      
194 how? word info sovolaŋa      
195 no, not imna      
195 no, not o      
197 One word info kapso      
197 One word info kapuk      
1 hand lume   1  
4 leg/foot ka ruo   1  
7 to come me   1  
12 skin kulkulio   1  
17 liver katkate   1  
22 to fear motou   1  
34 to cry taŋ   1  
35 to vomit memto   1  
37 to eat ken   1  
37 to eat kenen   1  
40 to drink in   1  
41 to bite kere   1  
43 ear telŋe gudio   1  
45 eye mete   1  
49 to lie down word info kono   1  
52 to stand mid   1  
59 mother akmareŋ tne   1  
60 father areŋ teme   1  
60 father teme   1  
78 to cut, hack word info tele   1  
79 stick/wood akai   1  
80 to split word info pele   1  
90 to dig kel   1  
97 bird emen   1  
98 egg otolio kane   1  
101 to fly rourou   1  
108 louse word info ekid   1  
113 branch word info raka   1  
130 star epituk   1  
143 fire eiou   1  
160 painful, sick sago   1  
174 in, inside ne   1  
177 this ane   1  
177 this eane   1  
184 he/she io   1  
185 we word info ito   1  
188 what? word info saga   1  
189 who? word info sei   1  
189 who? word info seiŋa   1  
198 Two word info ruo   1  
199 Three word info tel   1  
44 to hear loŋo   1, 36  
132 fog agaugau   1, 55  
144 to burn word info tin   1, 7  
186 you emi   1, 13  
54 man/male tamane   1, 14  
182 I iou   1, 21  
163 new uakŋe   1, 26  
50 to dream kanimnim   1, 37, 40  
53 person/human being otogou (s) 1, 40  
53 person/human being otodgoio (pl) 1, 40  
170 when? word info naŋame   1, 43  
186 you eŋe   1, 55  
183 thou eŋe   1, 66  
200 Four word info paŋ   1, 67  
6 road/path ekreŋ   11  
99 feather uore   11  
39 to cook word info peiou   113  
23 blood otopo   12  
38 to chew word info ŋas chew betel 12  
106 snake omoto   12  
46 to see rei   13  
5 to walk leila   14  
26 hair word info uore   14  
73 to steal kov   15  
146 ash okoro   15  
152 small kapora se   15  
51 to sit meitei   150  
100 wing vaivaio   16  
10 dirty mukmuk   18  
20 to know, be knowledgeable klele   18  
196 to count tit   18  
2 left ŋas left hand 19  
140 dry word info posaŋa   19  
14 belly kope   2  
57 husband avadŋile   2  
67 to sew word info seisei   2  
185 we word info iam   2  
192 and me   2, 46  
62 thatch/roof ousi   21  
88 to squeeze word info vivi   21  
89 to hold word info kiskis   21  
151 green virviriaŋa   21  
180 far melak   21  
66 to tie up, fasten kaukau   23  
72 to hit word info pun   23  
82 dull, blunt pumpumŋe   23  
187 they ide irregular *r > d 25  
114 leaf akai uore   26  
114 leaf uoruore   26  
192 and vo   27  
193 if vo   28  
102 rat ekiue   3  
87 to swell word info rumrum =swollen 31  
94 to throw word info ur   32  
105 tail egidue   32  
105 tail egudio   32  
8 to turn word info pul   33  
8 to turn word info opul iou I turn myself 33  
59 mother avu   33  
30 mouth na kane vre   36  
70 to shoot word info se   38  
137 to blow word info usok blow on 42  
96 dog ogoune   43  
33 to laugh ŋiŋ   44  
56 child emim   44  
142 heavy pataŋe   45, 80  
117 fruit kane   5  
117 fruit kankane   5  
42 to suck nem suckle; irregular *u > e 50, 36  
120 stone okum   52  
103 meat/flesh amasuŋo   54  
55 woman/female akmaŋ   66  
55 woman/female kmaŋ   66  
84 to plant se   66  
171 to hide word info kou   66  
171 to hide word info volkou   66  
181 where? word info naŋai   66  
181 where? word info ŋai   66  
179 near teuei   67  
32 tongue meme gudio   7  
9 to swim kultip underwater 71  
104 fat/grease rum   71  
111 fish ouŋa   71  
61 house eivin   73  
144 to burn word info ken   74  
48 to sleep kono   8  
122 water word info eiki   9  
150 yellow aiŋo   9  

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