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Language: Nila

Source/Author:  Taber (1993) 
Notes:  Taber, M. (1993) Toward a better understanding of the indigenous languages of southwestern Maluku. Oceanic Linguistics, 32:2, 389-441 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern:Central Malayo-Polynesian:Timor:Extra-Ramelaic:East:Teun-Nila-Serua:Nila-Serua 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand 'lima   1, 64  
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot 'lɔka foot 9  
5 to walk ṇ'lɔka   1  
6 road/path 'salna   1  
7 to come 'mɔrpi      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim 'nani   1, 45  
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin 'ulti   1  
13 back word info      
14 belly 'ɲɛʔa   6  
15 bone ṇ'kui   2  
16 intestines      
17 liver 'jata   1  
18 breast 'susu   1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable 'frɛna   9 L
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood ṇre'ara   1  
24 head 'nulu   1  
25 neck le'lɛna   15  
26 hair word info 'pɔrti   8  
27 nose 'nirnu 70? 1  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth 'so   31  
31 tooth 'nina   1, 76  
32 tongue 'ma   6, 12  
33 to laugh ṇ'mali   3  
34 to cry ni'rɛnu   30  
35 to vomit ṇ'muta   1  
36 to spit nif'rɛti   12  
37 to eat na'ɛna   24  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink nɔm'ni   1  
41 to bite ṇ'ʔiʔi   3  
42 to suck      
43 ear 'klina   1  
44 to hear sɛ'rina   8  
45 eye 'mʲata   1  
46 to see ta'kɛra   114  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep 'nɛna   4  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream nim'jatu   1, 37  
51 to sit ṇ'tara   13  
52 to stand ṃ'rirri   1  
53 person/human being ta'mɔta   1, 66  
54 man/male 'mɔnra   1?  
55 woman/female 'fatra   1, 106, 5  
56 child 'wanu   88  
57 husband nɔ'nɔra'fata   10  
58 wife 'wamna   2  
59 mother 'ina   1  
60 father nɔ'nɔra'mɔna   8  
61 house 'ruma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name 'narna   1  
64 to say      
65 rope 'ɛtu   8  
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal      
74 to kill 'fulnu   1  
75 to die, be dead ṇ'mata   1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info nima'tɛla   7  
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp ni'mɛrna   3  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info ṇ'tuʔu   8  
96 dog 'wasu   1  
97 bird 'manu   1  
98 egg sif'tɛlu   1  
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly 'nema   7  
102 rat 'flaha Mouse / Rat 1, 9  
103 meat/flesh 'nisi   31  
104 fat/grease 'mina   1  
105 tail 'niru   7  
106 snake la'ulra   2  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info 'utu   1  
109 mosquito i'ʔiʔi   9  
110 spider      
111 fish 'ina   1  
112 rotten word info pu'ɛsa   9  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ti'aha   7?  
115 root ʋi'ara      
116 flower      
117 fruit ṃ'fua   1  
118 grass 'ɲavnu Kunai grass    
119 earth/soil 'wahu      
120 stone 'hatu   1  
121 sand 'ʋɛna   1  
122 water word info 'wɛru   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea sɛ'lɔra   6  
125 salt 'sua   6  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest 'lɛtna   12  
128 sky 'lakti   1  
129 moon 'hulna   1  
130 star 'knɔrna   8  
131 cloud word info 'lipta   9  
132 fog      
133 rain 'usna   1  
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind 'wani   1  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info saʔu'pansa =hot 1  
139 cold word info saʔumɛ'rina   1  
140 dry word info mas'keu Dry    
140 dry word info 'twau to dry    
141 wet      
142 heavy      
143 fire 'wai   1  
144 to burn word info ṃtu'ni   1  
145 smoke word info wai'masu   2  
146 ash 'wahu   1  
147 black      
148 white har'hasa   6  
149 red mɛr'mɛra   1  
150 yellow la'lali   7  
151 green      
152 small      
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info ni'plasa   10  
156 thin word info ṇ'nisu   1  
157 thick word info nik'futna   8  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info pa'tua   1  
163 new fɛr'fɛru   1  
164 good mɛl'mɛli   13  
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
167 night 'mɛlna   4  
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside na'ramna inside 1  
175 above na'rasta   7  
176 below na'wahu   1  
177 this ijan'ɛ      
178 that ija'jɛ      
179 near nikran'rani   1  
180 far niklɔ'lɔla   10  
181 where? word info na'ɲoa   7  
182 I 'waʔu   1  
183 thou      
184 he/she      
185 we word info 'mi incl. 2  
185 we word info 'mi excl. 2  
186 you 'wɔ   15?  
187 they      
188 what? word info nɔ'kroa      
189 who? word info se'tai   1  
190 other      
191 all it'wakila      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info nɔkɔ'bɛʔe   9  
195 no, not 'tata   4  
196 to count      
197 One word info 'mɛsa   1, 68  
198 Two word info 'ru   1  
199 Three word info 'tɛlu   1  
200 Four word info 'natu   1, 18  
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      

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