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

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