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Language: Serili

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:South:Masela-South Babar 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand 'lim   1, 64  
1 hand limoot   1, 64  
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot 'ɔr foot 3  
5 to walk lʲɛ'la   49, 120  
6 road/path hal'lɛ   1  
7 to come ləm'ɔ   53  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim lʲɛmon'on   40  
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin to'bɛ   5  
13 back word info      
14 belly 'apɛl   2, 57  
15 bone rul'jɛ   2  
16 intestines      
17 liver 'ramnɛ   5  
18 breast 'tut   5  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable lʲɛ'brɛ   4  
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood ra'ɛ   1, 27  
24 head o'o   4?  
25 neck 'kɛl   4  
26 hair word info mor'ʔɛ   5  
27 nose i'rɛl   4  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth ḷhu'rɛ   2, 4  
31 tooth 'lil   4  
32 tongue 'nom   6, 12  
33 to laugh lʲɛm'on   3?  
34 to cry lur'ɛl      
35 to vomit lʲɛno'o   14?  
36 to spit lʲɛ'biʔi   4  
37 to eat 'kal   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink lɛ'mɛn   4  
41 to bite lo'kʲa   23  
42 to suck      
43 ear lil'lar   3  
44 to hear mə'ril   4  
45 eye mɔ'ɔ   1?, 10  
46 to see 'kol   2  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep kɛl'lil      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream ləm'u   2?  
51 to sit lʲɛkaʔa      
52 to stand lʲɛb'ri   4  
53 person/human being otiha'no   3  
54 man/male o'mʲɛn   5  
55 woman/female o'piʔa   3  
56 child 'unɛ   1, 26  
57 husband opial'lɛ   5  
58 wife um'nɛ   2  
59 mother rɛl'lɛ   1, 79  
60 father omʲal'lɛ   3  
61 house 'ɛm   2  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name 'nən   3  
64 to say      
65 rope bi'ha   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 ləb'ul   1  
75 to die, be dead ləmo'ʔo   17  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info loj'hoʔo   3?  
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp mamhar'ɛ   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 'lɛt   7  
96 dog 'ut   3  
97 bird 'monɛ   4  
98 egg ti'bukɛl   3  
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly 'lɛm   3  
102 rat bo'piɛ Mouse / Rat 6  
103 meat/flesh it'jɛ   31  
104 fat/grease mi'nɛ   1  
105 tail il'jɛ   3  
106 snake lɛ'ɛ   7  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info 'hoʔojɛ   4  
109 mosquito a'kɛ      
110 spider      
111 fish 'ɛl   4  
112 rotten word info ləpur'purhɛ   1  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf jab'le      
115 root bia'le   4  
116 flower      
117 fruit 'bulje   3  
118 grass beb'le Kunai grass 7  
119 earth/soil 'kalɛ   3  
120 stone ba'ʔaje   2?  
121 sand ili'je   5  
122 water word info 'bɛ   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea 'ujor   6  
125 salt 'to   5  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest 'uper      
128 sky lal'kɛ   6  
129 moon 'bolɛ   1  
130 star 'ullɛ   3  
131 cloud word info 'robuke   5  
132 fog      
133 rain omi'nɛ   3  
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind un'ɛ   4  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info 'papantɛ =hot 4, 1  
139 cold word info ri'rikjoli   3  
140 dry word info lṃɛ'kil Dry 4  
140 dry word info rɛf'fʲaɛ to dry    
141 wet      
142 heavy      
143 fire 'ujɛ   3  
144 to burn word info 'tɛkul      
145 smoke word info 'ujho'boberɛ   6  
146 ash ubi'e   2  
147 black mɛm'ʔɛmi   1  
148 white 'buburɛ   4  
149 red lʲɛmlur'lur   4?  
150 yellow lʲɛlal'lal   3  
151 green mom'hoi   3  
152 small      
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info pə'lelere   4  
156 thin word info mɛli'lit   3, 1  
157 thick word info bobo'ʔol   6  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info lʲɛʔorɛn'tu   4  
163 new barbiar'ri   4  
164 good lə'pɛs   4  
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
167 night mil'lɛ   4  
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside 'ramnɛ inside 1  
175 above hulu'lʲaul      
176 below rɛbab'le   3?  
177 this ta'ha   2  
178 that təha'no   5  
179 near horjo'ri   4  
180 far bʲak'klɛlɛlɛ   5  
181 where? word info itʲa'lɛ      
182 I 'ui   1?  
183 thou      
184 he/she      
185 we word info a'mit incl. 2  
185 we word info ɛ'eit excl. 1  
186 you 'obi   2  
187 they      
188 what? word info 'tʲai   4  
189 who? word info 'toi   4  
190 other      
191 all ei'kʲɛ   5  
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info pɔpitʲɛ'ta      
195 no, not ka'be:      
196 to count      
197 One word info mɛt'ɛl   1, 68  
198 Two word info 'buru   1, 28  
199 Three word info bok'kɛl   1, 16  
200 Four word info bo'ʔa   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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