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Language: West Damar

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:West Damar 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
2 left      
3 right      
8 to turn word info      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
13 back word info      
16 intestines      
19 shoulder      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
42 to suck      
47 to yawn      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
62 thatch/roof      
64 to say      
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      
76 to live, be alive      
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
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      
99 feather      
100 wing      
103 meat/flesh      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
116 flower      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
132 fog      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
137 to blow word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy      
152 small      
153 big      
154 short word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
183 thou      
184 he/she      
187 they      
190 other      
192 and      
193 if      
196 to count      
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      
1 hand 'lima   1, 64  
5 to walk 'lakto   1, 47, 118  
6 road/path 'hollo      
7 to come 'moi   1  
9 to swim jɛnnun'nuni   1?  
12 skin 'ultʃo   1  
14 belly 'opɲo   2, 57  
15 bone 'ruso   2  
17 liver 'rolmo   5  
18 breast 'dutho   4?  
20 to know, be knowledgeable wut'hono      
23 blood 'rowo   1?  
24 head ul'konna   1  
25 neck 'tallo      
26 hair word info 'mito   5  
27 nose 'suno      
30 mouth 'nunho   2, 31  
31 tooth 'nino   1  
32 tongue le'lɛmma   12?  
33 to laugh wa'moli   3  
34 to cry ja'dono      
35 to vomit wa'muto   1  
36 to spit 'jɛpti   9, 13?  
37 to eat 'tavtʃo      
40 to drink 'vimjo      
41 to bite ot'kiki   1  
43 ear 'tlinna   1  
44 to hear wa'dano   1  
45 eye 'mota   1  
46 to see 'vito   1?  
48 to sleep ma'tunni   105  
51 to sit wa'wathono      
52 to stand jɛm'riri   1  
53 person/human being 'deo   1  
54 man/male 'ulho      
55 woman/female 'deweja      
56 child kəme'mejo      
57 husband dewe'jeni      
58 wife tato'jeni      
59 mother neno'jeni      
60 father ul'hunni      
61 house 'uma   1  
63 name 'nono   3  
65 rope 'tolso   1?  
74 to kill wuŋhi   1  
75 to die, be dead 'moto   1  
77 to scratch word info 'katlo      
81 sharp jejo'ɲono      
95 to fall word info 'nadi      
96 dog 'otho      
97 bird 'munwo   1  
98 egg diu'talho   1?  
101 to fly 'jemmo   7?  
104 fat/grease jɛkpit'pito      
105 tail ehɛ'hea      
106 snake 'dodəmo      
108 louse word info 'utho   1  
109 mosquito koko'taijo      
111 fish 'jɛɲo   1?  
112 rotten word info ja'tɛto      
114 leaf 'towo   23  
115 root 'woto      
117 fruit 'uha   1?  
119 earth/soil 'tanah   1  
120 stone 'wotho   1?  
121 sand 'ɛnno   1?  
122 water word info 'vio   2?  
124 sea a'lero   6?  
125 salt də'vijo      
127 woods/forest a'woro   4  
128 sky 'muhə̆lo      
129 moon u'lonni   1?  
130 star 'tonno      
131 cloud word info mu'halo      
133 rain u'hano   1  
136 wind 'oɲo   1?  
139 cold word info me'riɲo   1?  
143 fire 'oso      
144 to burn word info 'ktunni   1  
145 smoke word info omu'halo      
146 ash 'opho   1?  
147 black me'mɛtmo   1  
148 white war'warha   6  
149 red me'mejo   1  
150 yellow mor'mora   6  
151 green mɛh'mɛhho   7?  
155 long word info bolo'doi      
156 thin word info mi'ŋidoi      
157 thick word info ku'vunoi      
162 old word info 'jɛmtu      
163 new wɛl'vɛka      
164 good ja'vɛɲo      
167 night mɛl'mɛla   4  
175 above idila'huli      
176 below 'are   7?  
177 this i'tʃie      
178 that i'tʃɛri      
179 near ŋo'norsa      
180 far hɛ'hejo      
181 where? word info didi'lamoi   6?  
182 I 'odo      
186 you 'ɛde      
188 what? word info dɛ'dari      
189 who? word info de'sɛri   1?  
191 all iti'tɛti      
194 how? word info pa'redmoi   10?  
195 no, not 'kɛve      
197 One word info 'mɛhno   1, 68  
198 Two word info viɛ'ru   1, 28  
199 Three word info viɛ'teli   1, 40  
200 Four word info vi'oto   1, 17  
138 warm word info he'pondo =hot 1?  
140 dry word info ṇdɛk'dɛkro Dry    
185 we word info i'tito excl. 1  
4 leg/foot 'eja foot 1  
185 we word info i'tito incl. 1  
174 in, inside idila'rolmo inside 1  
118 grass o'tona Kunai grass    
102 rat sa'mela Mouse / Rat 8, 84  
140 dry word info kʷala'woɲi to dry    

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