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Language: North Babar

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:Babar:North 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand 'namne   1, 66  
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot he'inni foot 1, 100  
5 to walk inata'tanna      
6 road/path 'haʔanai   18  
7 to come ṇ'mai   1  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim ṇ'wɛnnai   2  
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin u'nɛʔinai   4?  
13 back word info      
14 belly 'apene   2, 57  
15 bone 'runai   2  
16 intestines      
17 liver a'ʔaɲa   1?  
18 breast 'dutnijɛ   4  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ja'ʔakijai   47  
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood 'raʔanai   1, 27  
24 head 'unni   3  
25 neck 'onne   3  
26 hair word info 'mukai   5  
27 nose 'otne   4  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth 'dioʔane      
31 tooth 'itne   3  
32 tongue 'naməne   6, 12  
33 to laugh ṇ'hanni   4  
34 to cry ṇ'naroti      
35 to vomit in'moʔo   14  
36 to spit ṇ'nɛtivo   4  
37 to eat ṇ'weßo      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink 'mimno   4  
41 to bite ṇ'wedado   22  
42 to suck      
43 ear 'klinnɛ   3?  
44 to hear jɛ'ʔennio      
45 eye 'matənnɛ   1  
46 to see jɛ'tenni      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep 'niʔina   4  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream ṇ'namui   2  
51 to sit ṇ'waʔarena      
52 to stand ṇ'nɛpri   4  
53 person/human being 'ejai   78  
54 man/male 'mɛɲai   5  
55 woman/female 'waʔai   1?  
56 child 'annai   1  
57 husband 'davɛne   4  
58 wife 'amne   2  
59 mother 'ɛnne   1  
60 father 'davɛne   2  
61 house 'omai   1?  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name 'anai      
64 to say      
65 rope vi'aʔai   2  
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 ṇ'wunni   1  
75 to die, be dead ṇ'maʔi   1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info ṇ'weivero   2  
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp ṇ'nəmare   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'nɛkɲe   7  
96 dog a'duvijai      
97 bird 'manija   4?  
98 egg div'kenjai      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly ṇ'nimo   3  
102 rat 'martai Mouse / Rat 4  
103 meat/flesh 'itinai   31  
104 fat/grease nɛ'prono   4  
105 tail 'inijai   3?  
106 snake siaʔanan'nanna   6  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info 'otijai   4?  
109 mosquito da'dadai   3  
110 spider      
111 fish 'inai   47  
112 rotten word info ṇ'pure   1  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf 'kaʋnija      
115 root 'viana   4?  
116 flower      
117 fruit 'vuna   3?  
118 grass 'weßəna Kunai grass 7  
119 earth/soil 'kanjai   3?  
120 stone 'waʔajaie   2?  
121 sand 'ɛnija   5?  
122 water word info 'ßieja   2?  
123 to flow      
124 sea na'nora   35  
125 salt 'dojai   4  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest 'wura   4  
128 sky      
129 moon 'wona   1?  
130 star 'toʔonɲa      
131 cloud word info 'mudai      
132 fog      
133 rain 'ho:na      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind 'anniai   1  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info ṇ'vetunni =hot 3  
139 cold word info 'nɛrinnu   3?  
140 dry word info ṇ'mɛti Dry    
140 dry word info nɛviai'jɛnna to dry 3  
141 wet      
142 heavy      
143 fire 'amijai   2  
144 to burn word info 'tunni   1  
145 smoke word info a'mematɲai   5?  
146 ash 'niavi      
147 black ṇ'mɛʔemmo   1  
148 white ṇ'worwore   4  
149 red ṇ'meme   3  
150 yellow 'kurnai   1  
151 green 'hidʒau   2  
152 small      
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info ne'plavado   3  
156 thin word info ṇnɛm'nido   3, 1  
157 thick word info wo'tɛnne   5  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info ṇnɛn'ɲero      
163 new 'ʋiʋijɛ   3  
164 good 'duane   3  
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
167 night mɛn'mɛnno   4?  
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside 'ranne inside 1  
175 above na'hunvia   3  
176 below nera'wenna   3  
177 this 'hija      
178 that 'hejai      
179 near ho'riorijɛ   4  
180 far wiar'niɛte   5  
181 where? word info 'nomai   4  
182 I 'jawu   1?  
183 thou      
184 he/she      
185 we word info 'ita incl. 1  
185 we word info 'jamoi excl. 2  
186 you 'owu   2  
187 they      
188 what? word info 'dadijɛ   3  
189 who? word info 'dedijɛ   3  
190 other      
191 all ṇ'nehupno      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info 'ɛtimai      
195 no, not ka'manne      
196 to count      
197 One word info 'mɛdɛ   1, 68  
198 Two word info 'ruwu   1  
199 Three word info 'kini   1  
200 Four word info 'ato   1  
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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