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Language: Sou Amana Teru

Source/Author:  Simon Musgrave 
Notes:  Recorded at Tulehu and Tengah-tengah, Ambon Island.

The name Sou Amana Teru means 'langauge of the three villages', and the language is centred in the communities of Tulehu, Tengah-tengah and Tial on Ambon Island. The SIL code TLU is based on the name Tulehu, often used to refer to this language. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Musgrave  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern:Central Malayo-Polynesian:Central Maluku:East:Seram:Nunusaku:Piru Bay:East:Seram Straits:Ambon 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand rima   1, 64  
2 left maupari   9  
3 right mau?ia   1, 29  
4 leg/foot ai   1  
5 to walk oi   26  
6 road/path lalan   1  
7 to come lai   54  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim nanu   1, 45  
10 dirty mananini      
11 dust      
12 skin urit   1  
13 back word info muri Probably a spatial relation and not a bodypart 3  
14 belly tia   1  
15 bone ruri   2  
16 intestines      
17 liver hatua   14  
18 breast irumatai      
19 shoulder hala   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable tea   39  
21 to think      
22 to fear kere?e   24  
23 blood lalai   1  
24 head uruhatu   1  
25 neck enui   79  
26 hair word info keur   30  
27 nose iru   1  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth nare   2?  
31 tooth niki   1  
32 tongue mein   7  
33 to laugh mala?a   3  
34 to cry tani   1  
34 to cry o?e      
35 to vomit mamuta   1  
35 to vomit loha   8  
36 to spit rua?a      
37 to eat ane   1  
37 to eat pamana      
38 to chew word info kameka      
39 to cook word info toti      
40 to drink ninu   1  
41 to bite aniki      
42 to suck      
43 ear tarina   1  
44 to hear panene   1, 30  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see nau?e      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep na?e      
48 to sleep huri   1  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream mani   1, 60, 3  
51 to sit upa      
52 to stand ere   1, 32  
53 person/human being mansia     L
54 man/male malona   1  
55 woman/female mahina   1, 51  
56 child ana   1  
57 husband malona   47  
58 wife mahina   5, 87  
59 mother ina   1  
60 father ama   1  
61 house ruma   1  
62 thatch/roof ate   1  
63 name nalar   1  
64 to say hose      
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten eta   8  
67 to sew word info tarui   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info hia   39  
73 to steal palaloi   30  
74 to kill pamata   2  
75 to die, be dead mata   1  
76 to live, be alive mahai   3  
77 to scratch word info ha?i   1?  
78 to cut, hack word info heta   7  
79 stick/wood ai   1  
80 to split word info ha?a   37  
81 sharp kapa   45  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info ta?e   77  
84 to plant tane   2  
85 to choose paka?iri   21  
86 to grow word info akuhu   3  
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info asahin      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig ha?ir   25  
91 to buy sahe   3  
92 to open, uncover siha   4  
93 to pound, beat word info nani for sago    
93 to pound, beat word info tehe   55  
94 to throw word info teri   49  
95 to fall word info manahu   1, 106  
96 dog asu   1  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg manteru   1  
99 feather huwae      
99 feather huwa      
100 wing      
101 to fly kihu   6  
102 rat malaha also mouse 1, 82  
103 meat/flesh isie   31  
104 fat/grease nierwain      
105 tail arur   6  
106 snake nia   1  
107 worm (earthworm) hiar      
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito senet   40  
110 spider lauw inai?i LIT: mother of web    
111 fish ian   1  
112 rotten word info pasa      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf lai'i      
115 root wa?at   2  
116 flower nenuhuaiyi      
117 fruit hua   1  
118 grass huta   38  
119 earth/soil ume   46  
120 stone hatu   1  
121 sand      
122 water word info waer   2  
123 to flow kala   8  
124 sea meit   9  
125 salt tasi   20  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest wasi cultivable (secondary forest?) 9  
127 woods/forest ean non-cultivable    
128 sky lanit   1  
129 moon hulan   1  
130 star mari   7  
131 cloud word info sahut   55  
132 fog      
133 rain ulan   1  
134 thunder u?ur      
135 lightning itat   32  
136 wind anin   1  
137 to blow word info husa?e   38  
138 warm word info putu      
139 cold word info pariki   38  
140 dry word info kare?i      
141 wet pota   33  
142 heavy mahela      
143 fire au   1  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info ho?et      
146 ash      
147 black metet   1  
148 white puti   1  
149 red kau   8  
150 yellow poku      
150 yellow unin   1  
151 green ijo   41  
152 small ko?i      
152 small kako?in      
153 big ela   8  
153 big nela nela is predicate form 8  
154 short word info apore      
155 long word info ata   48  
156 thin word info mau      
157 thick word info hateru   3  
158 narrow manie      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick masere   43  
161 shy, ashamed pasomi   2  
162 old word info matua   1  
163 new heru   1  
164 good ia      
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true manesa   27  
167 night atatoru      
168 day petu petu is countable 4  
168 day wana wana is nameable    
169 year tau   1  
170 when? word info petu ila LIT: day how many 1  
171 to hide word info hue?ere      
172 to climb word info sa?a   2  
173 at wa?a      
174 in, inside lare      
175 above haha   24  
176 below rehu   6  
177 this haʔande LIT this one    
178 that haʔangma LIT that one    
179 near talairi probably = edge one    
179 near masu   6  
180 far lau   1  
181 where? word info waʔa      
182 I yau   1  
183 thou yare      
184 he/she ire almost never used - reduced form 'i' used 3  
184 he/she i   1  
185 we word info yami (excl.) 2  
185 we word info ike (incl.) 1  
186 you imi   1, 13  
187 they isi/si   1  
187 they sire rarely used, reduced form isi/si used 1  
188 what? word info haʔere hasa      
189 who? word info seja j = palatal glide    
190 other      
191 all paloʔor      
191 all haitihir      
191 all usi only used as bound form with pronouns e.g. amusimu = all of us    
192 and laha tula   5  
193 if      
194 how? word info ahanau pe?e ahanau = like, pe?e = where    
195 no, not taha      
196 to count      
197 One word info sane   1, 65  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info teru   1  
200 Four word info hane   1  
201 Five word info rima   1  
202 Six word info nena   1  
203 Seven word info itu   1  
204 Eight word info waru   3  
205 Nine word info sia   5  
206 Ten word info husa      
207 Twenty word info husa      
208 Fifty word info husa      
209 One Hundred word info utunari   5  
210 One Thousand word info usaʔari      

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