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

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