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Language: Tela-Masbuar

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:Southwest 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      
1 hand 'itmi      
4 leg/foot 'one foot 3  
5 to walk ṇbo'nak      
6 road/path 'anne   24  
7 to come ṇ'mai   1  
9 to swim nev'nuni   40  
12 skin 'tubiɛ   5  
14 belly 'apni   2, 57  
15 bone a'ruɲɛ   2  
17 liver 'ukne   3  
18 breast 'tutni   5  
20 to know, be knowledgeable nev're   4  
23 blood 'rɛɲɛ   1, 27  
24 head 'oke   4  
25 neck 'kene   4?  
26 hair word info 'toɲe   28  
27 nose 'irne   4  
30 mouth 'nɔre   2  
31 tooth 'nine   1  
32 tongue 'nomne   6, 12  
33 to laugh ne'muni   5  
34 to cry nek'nian      
35 to vomit na'mokʰ   14  
36 to spit ne'ßik   4  
37 to eat 'on   22  
40 to drink 'nɛmnə   4  
41 to bite ṇ'niɲɛ      
43 ear ke'nine   3?  
44 to hear nu'kain   5  
45 eye 'mukni   10  
46 to see ṇ'kon   2  
48 to sleep nen'nin   4  
50 to dream ṇmoi'jak   2  
51 to sit ṃ'pɛr   5  
52 to stand 'nepri   4  
53 person/human being 'otije   3  
54 man/male om'mene   5  
55 woman/female op'paki   3  
56 child 'une   1, 26  
57 husband op'peni   5  
58 wife 'omi   2  
59 mother 'ine   1  
60 father om'kuni   4  
61 house 'imɛ   2  
63 name 'nunmu   3  
65 rope 'kaɲɛ      
74 to kill 'nenɛ   1  
75 to die, be dead 'mu:   17  
77 to scratch word info 'neṿr   2  
81 sharp 'maru   3  
95 to fall word info 'netnɛ   7  
96 dog 'nutiɛ   3  
97 bird 'mune   4  
98 egg tev'kɛn   3?  
101 to fly ṇ'nem   3  
102 rat 'popiə Mouse / Rat 6  
103 meat/flesh 'itɲɛ   31  
104 fat/grease 'melje   1?  
105 tail 'irʲe   3  
106 snake ne'nikmə   8  
108 louse word info 'okɛ   4  
109 mosquito mom'mobe      
111 fish 'i:ne   47  
112 rotten word info ṃ'poru   1  
114 leaf no'ukənɛ      
115 root 'wɛniə   4  
117 fruit 'ßuɲɛ   3  
118 grass 'wɛvni Kunai grass 7  
119 earth/soil 'kane   3?  
120 stone 'wake   2  
121 sand 'inje   5  
122 water word info 'vejei   2  
124 sea 'noroni      
125 salt 'toe   5  
127 woods/forest 'wore   4  
128 sky 'naŋkʰɛ   36  
129 moon 'reme   4  
130 star 'kunnɛ   2  
131 cloud word info 'ammei      
133 rain 'omne   3  
136 wind 'une   4  
138 warm word info 'panti =hot 4, 1  
139 cold word info 'prin   3  
140 dry word info me'ɛkni Dry 4  
140 dry word info re'ßeje to dry 5  
143 fire 'uje   3  
144 to burn word info me'kukni   1  
145 smoke word info 'obrie   6?  
146 ash 'obie   2  
147 black 'mekami   1  
148 white 'woru   4  
149 red nemno'nore   4  
150 yellow nepna'nai   3?  
151 green 'məmoi   3  
155 long word info pə'nɛri   4  
156 thin word info nemi'nitə   3, 1  
157 thick word info 'wokəni   5  
162 old word info ṇ'por   4  
163 new war'ßiɛri   4  
164 good tu'ani   3  
167 night men'menɛ   4?  
174 in, inside 'ramni inside 1  
175 above 'wauni      
176 below 'koroni   4  
177 this 'ijɛ   2?  
178 that ta'nejei   5  
179 near o'riori   4  
180 far war'neki   5  
181 where? word info 'nomme   4  
182 I 'ui   1?  
185 we word info 'ikir incl. 1  
185 we word info 'amir excl. 2  
186 you 'oßi   2  
188 what? word info 'tio   4?  
189 who? word info te'ʔoi   4  
191 all iri'mujɛ   6  
194 how? word info ṇbut'nuimʲe   4  
195 no, not 'karim   36  
197 One word info 'metnu   1, 68  
198 Two word info wo'ru   1, 28  
199 Three word info wo'ken   1, 16  
200 Four word info vi'ɛkʰ   1  

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