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Language: Chuukese

Source/Author:  Goodenough and Sugita (1980, 1990), Bender et al 2003 
Notes:  From: Bender, W.B., Goodenough, W..H., Jackson, F.H., Marck, J.C., Rehg, K.L., & Sohn, H-m. ( 2003 ). Proto-Micronesian Reconstructions 1 & 2.  
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
78 to cut, hack word info      
87 to swell word info      
100 wing      
104 fat/grease      
110 spider      
132 fog      
158 narrow      
169 year      
77 to scratch word info (a)-kéttú scratch it 11  
178 that (e)-kke-mʷuu-n   11  
178 that (e)-mʷuu-n   11  
206 Ten word info (e)-ŋoon   5  
77 to scratch word info (fa)-ariker scratch on someones leg as a signal 12  
170 when? word info (i)-nee-t   1, 24  
209 One Hundred word info (i)-pwúkú   20  
189 who? word info (i)-yé   9  
189 who? word info (i)-yéé-(n)   9  
102 rat (na)-kkich   16  
102 rat (naa)-kkich   16  
85 to choose (ni)-finifin a matter of choice/a choosy person 1  
44 to hear (o)-roŋa cause to hear 1  
109 mosquito (towu)-nómʷ mosquito 1  
33 to laugh (turu-nu)-ffas make sport of others 10  
77 to scratch word info (é)-kéttú scratch it 11  
89 to hold word info (é)-mʷéchú grasp it, take hold of it, retain it, hold fast to it 16  
198 Two word info (é)-rúú   1  
198 Two word info (é)-rúúw   1  
187 they -:r   1, 70  
152 small -chik   81  
152 small -chis   81  
33 to laugh -ffas object of laughter 10  
2 left -mmééŋ left side 13  
2 left -mééŋ left handed 13  
109 mosquito -nómʷu-(n) mosquito net 1  
209 One Hundred word info -pwúkúú-   20  
55 woman/female -pʷute-(n)   7  
195 no, not -se not 4  
124 sea -set   1  
152 small -sich   81  
31 tooth -ŋi teeth in some cpds 30  
152 small -ŋin   39  
206 Ten word info -ŋoonu-   5  
210 One Thousand word info -ŋé-réw   17  
31 tooth -ŋú teeth in some cpds 30  
179 near a-rap be near/close 13  
179 near a-rapa-(kkan) very close 13  
6 road/path aan path/road/route/path of 1  
195 no, not aapʷ no 14  
30 mouth aaw mouth 36  
19 shoulder afar shoulder 1  
19 shoulder afara-(n) his shoulder 1  
179 near akka-rap be near/close 13  
6 road/path an   1  
6 road/path ane-(n)   1  
37 to eat anni   1  
64 to say apasa      
64 to say ara   61  
53 person/human being ara-mas person 67, 70  
53 person/human being ara-mase-(n) person of 67, 70  
151 green araw green 13, 52  
151 green arawaraw blue 13, 52  
193 if are if, when 7  
136 wind asapwan   81  
30 mouth awa-(n) his mouth 36  
30 mouth awe-(n) mouth of 36  
83 to work word info aŋaŋ   12  
122 water word info chaan fresh water 1  
23 blood chcha   1  
23 blood chchaa-   1  
142 heavy chchow heavy/heaviness 9  
142 heavy chchowu- heaviness/angry 9  
141 wet che-chen   12  
152 small chikichiiki-   81  
162 old word info chinup   56  
122 water word info chénú- liquid 1  
114 leaf chéé   1  
114 leaf chéé-   1  
159 wide chéé- width of flat objects 9  
159 wide chéé-nap wide/broad 9, 48  
32 tongue chënakanaaw   19  
32 tongue chëënmwongo   19  
147 black chóchchón black 8  
147 black chón dark 8  
55 woman/female chóó-pʷut   7  
15 bone chúú bone 2  
15 bone chúú- bone 2  
197 One word info e-   1  
177 this een this (near person addressed and speaker or next to come up) 1, 33  
178 that een   1  
183 thou een   6  
197 One word info eet   1  
143 fire efi-   1  
21 to think eki-(n) his t., thought 12  
21 to think eki-(n) his think 12  
190 other ekkoch      
206 Ten word info engnon   5  
210 One Thousand word info engörou      
37 to eat eni eat something 1  
136 wind eni- wind 1  
136 wind eniyen blowing 1  
77 to scratch word info erikeri scratch it 12  
120 stone faaw stone 1  
176 below fan   1  
146 ash fanaŋ ashes, dust, fireplace, hearth, site of an earth oven, lineages food preparing place 8  
55 woman/female feefin   1, 47  
5 to walk feten   8  
118 grass fetin   1  
118 grass fetini-(n)   1  
139 cold word info ffééw cold, be cold 11  
84 to plant ffót be planted 6  
86 to grow word info ffóón to grow/be reared 8  
88 to squeeze word info fi squeeze/pinch/be squeezed/be pressed 15  
135 lightning fi flash (of light)/throw a spark (of lightning, electricity) 34  
85 to choose fini choose/select it. 1  
203 Seven word info fisu (as a number) 1  
88 to squeeze word info fiye-e-(y) to squeeze/pinch it. 15  
88 to squeeze word info fiyefi squeeze/pinch/be squeezed/be pressed 15  
203 Seven word info fus (when counting) 1  
103 meat/flesh futuk flesh 10  
103 meat/flesh futuke-n flesh of 10  
103 meat/flesh futukotuk be fleshy 10  
5 to walk fátán walking, movement, course, progress, walk 8  
5 to walk fátánátán proceed, going on and on (as verbal suffix) 8  
200 Four word info fáán   1, 69  
163 new   1  
120 stone féwú- rock 1  
66 to tie up, fasten féé-ti   11  
66 to tie up, fasten fééfé   11  
84 to plant fóto- planting 6  
130 star fúú   1  
130 star fúú-(n)   1  
130 star fúúwe-(n)   1  
173 at i- (no longer productive, used with demonstratives) 1  
197 One word info i-   1  
181 where? word info i-fa   3, 48  
181 where? word info i-fa-a   3, 48  
130 star ichchi-   12  
194 how? word info ifa   12  
130 star iich   12  
111 fish iik   1  
61 house iimʷ house 1, 48  
59 mother iin mother 1  
187 they iir   1, 70  
63 name iit   1, 66  
184 he/she iiy independent pronoun 1  
61 house imʷa-(n) his house 1, 48  
59 mother ina-(n) his mother 1  
209 One Hundred word info inik      
63 name ita-   1, 66  
63 name ite-   1, 66  
181 where? word info iya   37  
181 where? word info iyaa-(n)   37  
183 thou ka-   1  
91 to buy kama      
183 thou ke- (vocative honorific) 1  
33 to laugh kekkey to laugh (polite word) 11  
34 to cry ketchiw   63  
185 we word info kich incl. 1, 42  
156 thin word info kichùùchúú      
185 we word info kiich incl. 1, 42  
81 sharp kken   14, 68  
33 to laugh kkey to laugh (polite word) 11  
33 to laugh kkeyi-si-ni to laugh at/mock 11  
82 dull, blunt kkopʷ   13  
82 dull, blunt kkopʷu-   13  
77 to scratch word info kkéét itch/scratch an itch 11  
183 thou ko   1  
183 thou ko-   1  
96 dog konak     L < Chamor
122 water word info konik   59  
126 lake konik      
131 cloud word info kuchu cloud, rain 15  
131 cloud word info kuchuu-(n) cloud, rain of 15  
183 thou ká- kó-   1  
183 thou ké-   1  
108 louse word info kúú louse or flea 1  
108 louse word info kúú-(n) louse of 1  
69 to hunt word info kúú-(tá)      
144 to burn word info kúú-ri burn it, scorch it 10  
108 louse word info kúúwe-(n)   1  
41 to bite küü   9  
41 to bite küü   9  
157 thick word info ma-anúún be thick (of flat objects) 3  
76 to live, be alive ma-naw life, health, be alive 7  
129 moon ma-ram moon, month 7  
124 sea ma-taw   13  
45 eye maas eye, face 1  
112 rotten word info mach very ripe 50  
97 bird machaŋ      
112 rotten word info mammach stink 50  
45 eye masa-(n) his eye 1  
36 to spit me-ttip spit out food particles 19, 53  
36 to spit memme-ttip   19, 53  
191 all menisin   3  
45 eye mes   1  
45 eye mese-(n) face, eye, face of 1  
188 what? word info met   1, 64  
160 painful, sick metek painful/hurt 1  
160 painful, sick meteki- painful/hurt 1  
112 rotten word info mmach rotten 50  
47 to yawn mmaw to yawn/a yawn 19  
39 to cook word info moot cooked 19, 82  
39 to cook word info moot cooked 19, 82  
26 hair word info mukur      
75 to die, be dead   1  
75 to die, be dead máá-   1  
192 and and (with) 2  
22 to fear mé-sék be afraid 1  
48 to sleep méwúr   1  
48 to sleep méwúrú-   1  
51 to sit mómmóót sit/be seated 18, 101  
51 to sit mót-(tiw) to sit down 18, 101  
51 to sit móót sit/be seated 18, 101  
51 to sit móót-(tiw) to sit down (analogical back formation) 18, 101  
89 to hold word info möch   16  
95 to fall word info mʷmʷor fall or drop of its own accord (as ripe fruit) 16  
35 to vomit mʷmʷus to vomit, throw up 1  
154 short word info mʷoch   12  
154 short word info mʷochomʷoch   12  
39 to cook word info mʷoot cooked 19, 82  
39 to cook word info mʷoot cooked 19, 82  
39 to cook word info mʷooto-(mmaŋ) cooked 19, 82  
95 to fall word info mʷor fall or drop of its own accord (as ripe fruit) 16  
95 to fall word info mʷoro-(tiw) fall or drop of its own accord (as ripe fruit) 16  
54 man/male mʷáán man/male/male 1  
37 to eat mʷéŋé eat/cooked food/cook food of 8  
37 to eat mʷéŋéé-(n) eat/cooked food/cook food of 8  
73 to steal mʷócho to steal, be thievish, rascally, wild, untamed 9  
56 child naaw   5  
153 big nap   10  
153 big napanap   10  
128 sky neŋi- sky (loan from other dialect) 1 L
31 tooth nii tooth 30  
74 to kill nii   11  
31 tooth nii-(n)   30  
201 Five word info niim   1  
107 worm (earthworm) nikanu pwun   78  
109 mosquito nikkin      
97 bird nikááp a land b. (has a long tail) 9  
201 Five word info nim (when counting) 1  
201 Five word info nima-   1  
208 Fifty word info nime   11  
208 Fifty word info nime   11  
201 Five word info nime-   1  
208 Fifty word info nime-e-   11  
10 dirty nimiŋau      
201 Five word info nimu (as a number) 1  
74 to kill ninni be assaulted, assault, kill 11  
55 woman/female niya-   6  
55 woman/female niye-   6  
153 big nnap   10  
174 in, inside nnó-(n) inside of it 1  
162 old word info nom      
128 sky nááŋ heaven 1  
56 child néwú-n   5  
174 in, inside nóó-(n) inside of it 1  
38 to chew word info núúnú chew/eat/masticate 11  
38 to chew word info núúnúú-(w) chew it/eat it 11  
41 to bite ochei      
202 Six word info on (when counting) 1  
134 thunder paach   15, 16  
1 hand paaw   8  
149 red par   17  
149 red parapar   17  
75 to die, be dead pe   4  
4 leg/foot peche leg 15  
4 leg/foot pechee-(n) leg of 15  
75 to die, be dead pee-(nó)   4  
3 right pekin mwan (right as opposed to left) 5, 36  
121 sand pii   12  
121 sand ppi sand 12  
3 right pung (for correct) x  
140 dry word info pwas   14  
148 white pwitch   11  
137 to blow word info blow 14  
1 hand péwú-(n)   8  
116 flower péé- flower 10  
116 flower péé-n blossom, flower of 10  
137 to blow word info péé-ni blow on it 14  
137 to blow word info péépé blow 14  
116 flower pön ira      
112 rotten word info pʷa   17  
112 rotten word info pʷaa-   17  
7 to come pʷer come/go 10  
7 to come pʷere-   10  
167 night pʷiin   1  
167 night pʷini-   1  
93 to pound, beat word info pʷpʷoo-ni pound it (breadfruit) 3  
119 earth/soil pʷpʷún soil 13  
119 earth/soil pʷpʷúnú soil 13  
123 to flow pʷuu- (with directional suffixes) 11  
27 nose pʷéét   1, 12  
27 nose pʷéétú-   1, 12  
57 husband pʷúnú-wa-(n) his/her spouse 16  
58 wife pʷúnú-wa-(n) his/her spouse 10  
166 correct, true pʷúúŋ   12  
166 correct, true pʷúŋu-   12  
187 they ra-   1, 70  
138 warm word info rar be warm 9  
138 warm word info rarrar be warm 9  
187 they re-   1, 70  
8 to turn word info riiki   16  
44 to hear roŋ hear 1  
44 to hear roŋe-(e-ya) thing heard 1  
44 to hear roŋoroŋ listen 1  
207 Twenty word info rue   26  
79 stick/wood ráá branch with leaves 2  
113 branch word info ráá branch with leaves 1  
79 stick/wood ráá-n branch of 2  
113 branch word info ráá-n branch of 1  
168 day ráán   6  
168 day rááni-   6  
187 they ró-   1, 70  
195 no, not sa- not 4  
160 painful, sick sa-mʷaaw sick/not well 14  
160 painful, sick sa-mʷaawe-(n) analogical back formation 14  
60 father saam father 1  
101 to fly sai      
125 salt san      
8 to turn word info sap face, turn 14  
195 no, not se- not 4  
60 father seme-(n) father of 1  
65 rope seni-(n) rope of 1  
43 ear seniŋ ear 1  
43 ear seniŋa(n) his ear 1  
106 snake serepenit     L
124 sea seti-   1  
12 skin siin   1  
90 to dig sin-ni dig it up (of root crops) 1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable sine know how (to do s.t.), be skilled 18  
12 skin sini   1  
90 to dig sini-ni dig it up (of root crops) 1  
90 to dig ssin dig up root crops 1  
13 back word info sukur   12  
8 to turn word info sáp present a side in a given direction 14  
65 rope sáán rope 1  
124 sea sáát   1  
161 shy, ashamed sááw be ashamed 5  
161 shy, ashamed sááwá-ási-ni be ashamed because of him 5  
13 back word info sékúr   12  
13 back word info sékúrú-   12  
98 egg sókunnu-(n) egg of 1, 66  
98 egg sókuun egg 1, 66  
16 intestines taa intestine; saa 'abdomen, belly' - see Bender et al. (2003) 14  
16 intestines taa-(n) his intestine 14  
11 dust taas   60  
33 to laugh takir   98  
49 to lie down word info tan      
11 dust tas   60  
67 to sew word info tee-yi   2  
67 to sew word info teete   2  
80 to split word info tin be chopped lengthwise/separated/split 29  
80 to split word info tinetin to chop lengthwise/separate/split 29  
205 Nine word info tiu (as a number and when couting) 5  
180 far too-(w) far 1  
180 far too-(waaw) distant 1  
50 to dream ttan dream 9  
50 to dream ttana dream about (something) 9  
205 Nine word info ttiiw   5  
29 to sniff, smell ttin to smell, perceive odor 11?  
205 Nine word info ttiwa-   5  
205 Nine word info ttiwe-   5  
205 Nine word info ttiwu-   5  
71 to stab, pierce ttu be sewn, stitched (of thatch), be thrown, hurled, jabbed, stabbed (of spears only) 13  
90 to dig ttu dig / be dug 8  
18 breast ttú-(n) her breast 1  
42 to suck ttúút to suckle, 25  
9 to swim tukken      
95 to fall word info turitiw      
90 to dig tuutu do digging 8  
172 to climb word info téé-(tá) creep or crawl up, climb or clamber up, ascend, rise 8  
42 to suck túttú-   25  
204 Eight word info waan   3  
115 root waar root 2  
115 root waara-(n) its root 2  
204 Eight word info wan (when counting) 3  
204 Eight word info wanu (as a number) 3  
204 Eight word info wanu-uw   3  
204 Eight word info wanú-   3  
72 to hit word info wech be struck/hit/beaten/beat 15  
72 to hit word info wechee-(y) strike/beat/hit (someone) 15  
46 to see weri to see / behold 10  
183 thou wo   1  
186 you wo-   x  
49 to lie down word info won sleep 1  
175 above won      
202 Six word info wona-   1  
202 Six word info wone-   1  
54 man/male wono- fellow (of males only) 13  
202 Six word info wono-   1  
49 to lie down word info wonowut sleep in meeting house 1  
202 Six word info wonu-   1  
202 Six word info woné-   1  
202 Six word info woon   1  
171 to hide word info wop hide, be hidden, concealed 5  
14 belly wupʷa-(n) abdomen, his belly 11  
14 belly wuupʷ belly 11  
117 fruit wuwa fruit 1  
117 fruit wuwaa-(n) berry, its fruit 1  
92 to open, uncover be open, be opened 12  
127 woods/forest wénúwén vegetation, forest, bush 17  
52 to stand stand/erect/be upright 2  
105 tail wúkú-(n) its tail 1  
40 to drink wún to drink, smoke 1  
26 hair word info wúne-(n)   10  
99 feather wúne-(n) hair/feathers/scales 30  
199 Three word info wúnú- three 1  
24 head wúnú-(n) extremity/top 1  
24 head wúnúún extremity/top 1  
24 head wúnúúne-(n) extremity/top 1  
24 head wúnúúnú-(n) extremity/top 1  
93 to pound, beat word info wúsi pound it 20, 2  
93 to pound, beat word info wúsúús pound or mash with pestle 20, 2  
133 rain wúte-(n) rain of 1  
25 neck wúwa-(n)   18  
25 neck wúú   18  
52 to stand wúú-(tá) make upright/make stand/make erect 2  
105 tail wúúk tail 1  
24 head wúún extremity/top 1  
26 hair word info wúún hair of head and body/fur/feather/scale 10  
99 feather wúún hair/feathers/scales 30  
133 rain wúút rain 1  
17 liver yááyá   1  
94 to throw word info áche-e-(y) throw it 14  
155 long word info áney long 13  
155 long word info áneyi-(n) length 13  
37 to eat áni eat something 1  
196 to count ánne-(ya) counting 12  
196 to count ánne-(yaa-ni)   12  
155 long word info ánney tall 13  
196 to count ánná-(ya) reading 12  
196 to count ánná-(yaa-ni) to read 12  
185 we word info áyi- excl.    
143 fire ááf   1  
21 to think áák thought, idea 12  
21 to think áák idea 12  
185 we word info áám excl 2  
186 you áámi plural, excl. 1, 13  
145 smoke word info ét to smoke 2  
145 smoke word info étú-(n) smoke of 2  
145 smoke word info étúwét be smoky 2  
186 you éwú-      
199 Three word info één three 1  
145 smoke word info éét smoke 2  
150 yellow ón   9  
150 yellow óneyón   9  
150 yellow ónoyón   9  
62 thatch/roof ósu-(n) thatch section/roof/thatch section of 1  
36 to spit ótiffa-(n) spit out food particles 19, 55  
36 to spit óttif saliva/spittle/to spit/spit at/his spit/spittle 19, 55  
62 thatch/roof óós thatch section/roof/thatch section of 1  
164 good öch      
182 I ŋaaŋ   12  
28 to breathe ŋas   10  
28 to breathe ŋasaŋas   10  
165 bad, evil ŋau   11  
182 I ŋaŋa   12  
31 tooth ŋii his tooth 30  
31 tooth ŋii-(n)   30  
152 small ŋiniŋiin   39  
152 small ŋiniŋin   39  
192 and ŋé and (but) 10  
38 to chew word info ŋú-ti chew and suck it 11  
38 to chew word info ŋŋúúŋ be chewing and sucking (as on sugarcane) 11  

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