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

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