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Language: Central Masela

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:
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      
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      
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      
17 liver 'ɛnjei      
34 to cry ṇ'noi      
41 to bite ini'kiei      
106 snake 'ni      
109 mosquito mɛ'wɛwei      
114 leaf kav'ɲe      
151 green nɛpla'laei      
181 where? word info lo'tɛnnei      
6 road/path 'allei   1  
7 to come ṇ'mei   1  
31 tooth 'nin   1  
74 to kill 'nɛni   1  
112 rotten word info 'porpor   1  
129 moon 'vole   1  
144 to burn word info ṃ'kuni   1  
147 black 'mɛmem   1  
174 in, inside 'ramnei inside 1  
200 Four word info 'fiak   1  
199 Three word info 'wɔkɛl   1, 16  
56 child 'ɛne   1, 26  
23 blood 'rɛe   1, 27  
198 Two word info 'ʋuru   1, 28  
1 hand 'limnei   1, 64  
197 One word info 'mɛtən   1, 68  
59 mother 'rɛnne   1, 79  
45 eye 'monei   10  
35 to vomit 'nɛmuk   14  
75 to die, be dead ṇ'mokei   17  
104 fat/grease 'mɛnjei   1?  
182 I   1?  
185 we word info 'i incl. 1?  
185 we word info 'i excl. 1?  
15 bone 'ruini   2  
30 mouth 'nure   2  
46 to see ṇ'kon   2  
50 to dream ṇ'mejɛl   2  
58 wife 'ɛmne   2  
61 house 'ɛmmei   2  
65 rope 'wɛei   2  
122 water word info 'wei   2  
130 star 'kunei   2  
146 ash ɛ'ßijei   2  
177 this 'taijɛn   2  
186 you 'ow   2  
14 belly 'apnei   2, 57  
37 to eat 'ɛon   22  
120 stone 'waijei   2?  
43 ear 'lille   3  
53 person/human being oi'jɛllei   3  
55 woman/female o'piaki   3  
60 father o'mɛɲi   3  
63 name 'nɛne   3  
81 sharp ṇ'mari   3  
96 dog ɛ'tije   3  
101 to fly 'illɛm   3  
105 tail i'riɲei   3  
117 fruit 'buini   3  
119 earth/soil 'kale   3  
133 rain 'oməne   3  
139 cold word info ri'rirɲei   3  
143 fire 'ɛjei   3  
150 yellow nɛla'leljei   3  
156 thin word info nɛm'ninit   3, 1  
103 meat/flesh 'itni   31  
195 no, not 'kar   35  
33 to laugh nɛmɛl'miɛl   3?  
98 egg 'kɛɲei   3?  
176 below e'ramn   3?  
4 leg/foot 'lani foot 4  
20 to know, be knowledgeable 'nevrei   4  
24 head 'oke   4  
25 neck 'kɛlle   4  
27 nose 'irnei   4  
36 to spit 'lik   4  
40 to drink 'nɛmni   4  
48 to sleep 'nenin   4  
52 to stand 'nɛpri   4  
77 to scratch word info 'maltalei   4  
108 louse word info 'ojei   4  
115 root wɛ'ɲe   4  
140 dry word info 'mɛkir Dry 4  
148 white wo'worei   4  
149 red ṃ'nonor   4  
162 old word info ṇ'por   4  
163 new war'ßieri   4  
164 good 'pes   4  
167 night 'mɛlmɛl   4  
175 above ai'riem   4  
179 near jo'jori   4  
188 what? word info 'itei   4  
189 who? word info 'tʃoi   4  
194 how? word info 'numow   4  
138 warm word info 'panti =hot 4, 1  
9 to swim 'nevjɛn   40  
111 fish 'inei   47  
5 to walk nɛ'lala   49, 120  
44 to hear 'rɛnker   4?  
97 bird mɛ'ɲɛnei   4?  
127 woods/forest 'ɛrə   4?  
136 wind 'ɛnei   4?  
155 long word info plɛ'tanei   4?  
12 skin tou'ʋije   5  
18 breast 'tutni   5  
26 hair word info 'mork   5  
51 to sit ṇ'par   5  
54 man/male o'mɛɲi   5  
57 husband o'pianei   5  
121 sand 'inje   5  
125 salt 'toei   5  
131 cloud word info 'roßkei   5  
178 that ta'nejɛn   5  
180 far warlɛ'talei   5  
191 all kɛ'kɛkɛm   5  
140 dry word info mo'fɛjei to dry 5?  
124 sea 'ɛllor   6  
128 sky 'lalkei   6  
145 smoke word info owou'rijei   6  
32 tongue 'nɛmnei   6, 12  
157 thick word info 'ßonni   6?  
95 to fall word info ṇ'lɛt   7  
118 grass 'wɛßne Kunai grass 7  
102 rat 'sammil Mouse / Rat 8, 84  

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