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

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