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Language: Nalik

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross 
Notes:  Student's Name: Napi Tahabai
Informant's Village: Bol
Census Division: Tikana
Sub-Province: Kavieng 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:Lavongai-Nalik 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand mitna   24  
2 left mit kais borrowing? TP kais 15  
3 right mit sazacha      
4 leg/foot chak   1  
5 to walk zangas   31  
6 road/path lan   1  
7 to come lawus   59  
8 to turn word info rawuk   35  
9 to swim suzuf   12  
10 dirty mak   48  
11 dust chuf phonemically /kuf/ 17  
12 skin winpin   28  
13 back word info torana   12  
14 belly chu   56  
15 bone ruan   1, 10  
16 intestines chu   87  
17 liver      
18 breast zus   1  
19 shoulder aǥalǥala   25  
20 to know, be knowledgeable tehas      
20 to know, be knowledgeable rapti   120  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ramti   120  
21 to think      
22 to fear maraut   1  
23 blood dari   1  
24 head watna   9  
25 neck a vuruna      
26 hair word info vur   41  
27 nose isna   1  
28 to breathe suruk maliu breathe air    
29 to sniff, smell bis      
30 mouth ngusna   2  
31 tooth alva   22  
32 tongue charama   7, 14  
33 to laugh nangan   16  
34 to cry rangis   1  
35 to vomit luak   8  
36 to spit dadru saliva    
37 to eat fangan < *pangan 1, 53  
38 to chew word info rahal chew betel    
38 to chew word info rachal chew    
39 to cook word info vaf bake in earth oven 52  
39 to cook word info run bake (over fire) 9  
39 to cook word info kuin boil    
40 to drink imin   1  
41 to bite karat   1  
42 to suck zus irregular initial z 25  
43 ear alinga   1  
44 to hear langar   1, 36  
45 eye marana   1  
46 to see tamai   92  
47 to yawn mauf   19  
48 to sleep milaif   45  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream mirif dai   35  
51 to sit ziar is sitting    
52 to stand irur is standing 2  
53 person/human being a chas tunan   48  
54 man/male a rapti   12, 14  
54 man/male a ramti   12, 14  
55 woman/female a ravin   1, 106  
56 child popo   29  
57 husband labana   50  
58 wife tak sina      
59 mother dina   1  
60 father damana   1  
61 house val   14  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name izina   1, 66  
64 to say dodor   91  
65 rope yarus string 2  
66 to tie up, fasten pis   32  
67 to sew word info samap   46 L
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info sing   12  
70 to shoot word info tuk      
71 to stab, pierce zacha      
72 to hit word info varop pana mitna "hit with hand"? 44  
73 to steal vinau   1, 32  
74 to kill zop   35  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
76 to live, be alive ramai      
76 to live, be alive roro   30  
77 to scratch word info chaval   92  
78 to cut, hack word info ling      
78 to cut, hack word info kaftuk      
78 to cut, hack word info wagal      
79 stick/wood yai   1  
80 to split word info wagal   13  
81 sharp fangan   14, 20  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info vamuzes   79  
84 to plant vasu kau   6  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info wof   55  
88 to squeeze word info pot   18  
89 to hold word info roting      
90 to dig zuar   81  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover kas open (e.g. door) 45  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info pizai      
95 to fall word info zu   39  
96 dog wiu   46  
97 bird mani   1  
98 egg chatur   1  
99 feather vur a mani   75  
100 wing bibina   34  
101 to fly lif   50  
102 rat skif metathesis 3  
103 meat/flesh maras      
104 fat/grease walak   100  
105 tail zum   36  
106 snake zizi   36  
107 worm (earthworm) chinkinor   32  
108 louse word info urian   15  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider      
111 fish yan   1  
112 rotten word info raksat      
113 branch word info rangtangan   1, 21  
114 leaf wachana yai   12  
115 root chatkador ayai   37  
116 flower purpur   13 L?
117 fruit      
118 grass lauran   54  
118 grass ri kunai grass 14  
119 earth/soil pira   44  
120 stone vat   1  
121 sand chon   1  
122 water word info danim   1, 61  
123 to flow      
124 sea ras   1  
125 salt ras   20  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest lauran laba   45  
128 sky mbara      
129 moon aflan   1  
130 star watpada   23  
131 cloud word info mbara   63  
132 fog chuf   1, 47  
133 rain davur   24  
134 thunder bambarak   51  
135 lightning wilak   26  
136 wind maliu   34  
137 to blow word info taif   25  
138 warm word info lagaf hot 44  
139 cold word info min davut   47  
140 dry word info magala   31  
141 wet midaus      
142 heavy      
143 fire chaif   1  
144 to burn word info ka ilap fire (burns) 31  
144 to burn word info vaif burns (e.g. grass) 43  
145 smoke word info paip   41  
146 ash burut      
147 black machit   1  
148 white chufkuf   38  
149 red memek   1  
150 yellow chis   39  
151 green marachawa metathesis 13, 51  
152 small mumut      
153 big laba   10  
153 big lapuk   10  
154 short word info but   9  
155 long word info baraf   16  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow mumut      
159 wide laba   48  
160 painful, sick mazik have a pain 44  
160 painful, sick burus have a sore    
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info chabar   32  
163 new vachur   1  
164 good daha   8  
165 bad, evil raksat   23  
166 correct, true varatunan      
167 night suk   39  
168 day ran   6  
169 year marias   39  
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info vun   1  
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this nari      
177 this nare      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far kawalau metathesis    
181 where? word info      
182 I nia   1, 22  
183 thou nua   1, 18  
184 he/she      
185 we word info dia we (incl.) 9  
185 we word info di we (excl.) 9  
185 we word info mam urul we (excl.) 1  
185 we word info ndia urul we (incl.)    
186 you numa   26  
186 you nim   26  
186 you nim urul "you three" x  
187 they nandi   25  
187 they nandi urul "they three" x  
188 what? word info aze   1  
189 who? word info nis   1, 28  
190 other nandi "other people"    
190 other zawat "other sort of"    
191 all nandi fakdul      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not kawit      
196 to count kot   33  
196 to count vakat   33  
197 One word info sakei   8  
198 Two word info marua   1  
199 Three word info mangtul   1  
200 Four word info mangfat   1, 65  
201 Five word info malima   1  
202 Six word info wisik zacha   5  
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info wisik fat      
206 Ten word info sangaflu   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info varas      

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