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Language: Wedau

Source/Author:  Sheila Tauno/Florence Tereakina 
Notes:  Collected by Malcolm Ross 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Janet Moody  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Papuan Tip:Nuclear:North Papuan Mainland-D'Entrecasteaux:Are-Taupota:Taupota 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
21 to think      
38 to chew word info      
49 to lie down word info      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
82 dull, blunt      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
117 fruit      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
132 fog      
142 heavy      
151 green      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
166 correct, true      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
179 near      
180 far      
193 if      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
152 small aburuna of pig; maybe abuvuna 69  
4 leg/foot aena sole = ailapalapana 1  
143 fire ai   35  
188 what? word info ai wai   1, 38  
189 who? word info aiai   1  
164 good aiaina of house 131  
59 mother alona   30  
60 father amana   1, 20  
16 intestines amoamona   30  
191 all anataputa   45  
26 hair word info aparana   46  
131 cloud word info apau      
165 bad, evil apoapoena   59  
148 white ararapoirina   67  
167 night auguvarai      
2 left aukelakela      
168 day aumarai   73  
3 right auoiou      
96 dog auou   17  
41 to bite auou tuanim      
19 shoulder avarana   1  
57 husband awana orotona   2  
58 wife awana wavinena the v could be an r 1  
145 smoke word info bau   23  
116 flower berana   17  
124 sea boga   13, 66  
125 salt boga   34  
121 sand bubu   66  
141 wet budabudena   20  
159 wide dabadabai   51  
159 wide dabadabana   51  
104 fat/grease dodona      
119 earth/soil dowa   12  
37 to eat eamam   1, 43  
39 to cook word info eamamapu      
67 to sew word info eamampopo   77  
72 to hit word info eamvunua = fight with fist 23  
144 to burn word info eapuapui   16  
144 to burn word info eararata   17  
69 to hunt word info earoaro   30  
64 to say ebababani 3s-speaks-TR 13  
5 to walk ebababara   51  
88 to squeeze word info ebulobuloi   59  
73 to steal edanedanene   44  
86 to grow word info egogogo   57  
137 to blow word info eiveivei   78  
33 to laugh ekakaka   68  
51 to sit ekiakiala   156  
101 to fly elavelave or perhaps e lave lave 44  
28 to breathe elavulavutu   92  
52 to stand emaimairi   1, 105  
8 to turn word info emainaitavirei   66  
35 to vomit emedameda   19  
46 to see eneinana      
5 to walk enenai   11  
7 to come enenei   22  
83 to work word info enolanola   97  
44 to hear enononori   1, 36  
84 to plant epaepaewa   64  
47 to yawn erauraumova   19  
66 to tie up, fasten eraǥinaǥim      
118 grass erei first e has a diagonal (from right to left) line through it 14  
22 to fear erovorovoi   84  
6 road/path eta   12  
6 road/path eta-na-i   12  
94 to throw word info etawatawanėi   74  
9 to swim etoatoa   57  
34 to cry etoutou   8  
40 to drink eumauma   64  
75 to die, be dead evairahi      
70 to shoot word info evipidu v could be an r 45  
39 to cook word info evivitava   27  
89 to hold word info evovojijini last n could be a u 38  
196 to count eyeyava   67  
195 no, not eǥa   23  
42 to suck eǥuǥuǥuǥu   25  
153 big gaigaina of pig 64  
94 to throw word info gaima      
81 sharp gamgamna   49  
30 mouth gamona   58  
17 liver ganiganina   61  
133 rain garewa   17  
147 black gawagawarina   37  
15 bone gelamina   29  
27 nose giana   30  
118 grass gidagida      
18 breast guguna   1  
127 woods/forest gunuara last r could be an n 118  
105 tail hinna metathesis 1  
48 to sleep i matave   46  
111 fish iana   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable iaramani   43  
78 to cut, hack word info ibori   51  
87 to swell word info idodo   82  
77 to scratch word info ikakaroi   1  
29 to sniff, smell ilahoni   27  
109 mosquito imokini   47  
50 to dream irauboni   41  
71 to stab, pierce itonai   32  
139 cold word info iubauba   105  
136 wind ive      
138 warm word info ivibola   49  
31 tooth ivona   1, 35  
80 to split word info iwamai      
90 to dig iǥarai   10  
158 narrow jinajinana      
102 rat kaitom      
97 bird kiu   16  
24 head kolana   44  
107 worm (earthworm) kwairoro   47  
79 stick/wood kwapu   35  
178 that lana   1  
146 ash lapukare   67  
149 red lebalebarina   26  
150 yellow logana query this. Some crossings out. 86  
192 and ma   2  
169 year madea   82  
162 old word info magurina of person 31  
155 long word info manamanaina   12  
14 belly manawana   9  
128 sky mara      
45 eye matana   1  
170 when? word info melanai   8  
32 tongue menana   7, 40  
194 how? word info menanare      
181 where? word info mepa   13  
10 dirty miramirana   97  
106 snake mota   12  
135 lightning namanamara   18  
56 child natuna   5  
129 moon nawaravi   13  
18 breast nuanuana of man    
61 house numa   1, 49  
12 skin opina   15  
13 back word info oporana   101  
54 man/male oroto   21  
36 to spit ovana   19, 88  
140 dry word info paipaiana   104  
100 wing papena   21  
95 to fall word info peu   25  
11 dust pokau      
74 to kill pora iviraheni   99  
76 to live, be alive poro lawalawaina   10  
98 egg pou   15  
53 person/human being rava   89  
198 Two word info ruaha   1  
200 Four word info ruahamaruaha < 'two and two'    
201 Five word info ruahamatonuha      
114 leaf rugurugu   16  
103 meat/flesh sia   31, 101  
197 One word info tagogi   14  
183 thou tam   22  
186 you tam   12  
43 ear tani(h)ana   1  
23 blood tarana   1  
182 I tau   25  
185 we word info tauai   67  
185 we word info tauai   67  
187 they taui   21  
185 we word info tauma   67  
186 you taumi   12  
184 he/she tauna   9  
185 we word info tauta   67  
99 feather tawara   26  
199 Three word info tonuha   1  
154 short word info tupona   31  
25 neck uana   88  
130 star ubona   56  
1 hand urana      
108 louse word info utu   1  
85 to choose vinei   1, 24  
163 new vouna of house 1, 26  
162 old word info wadubona of house x  
110 spider wagogo   86  
134 thunder waiparara wai- < *waiR 'water' 15, 45  
122 water word info waira   2  
115 root waranina   2  
63 name wavana   9  
55 woman/female wavine   1, 52  
177 this wei      
120 stone ǥaima   13, 53  
65 rope ǥurava   19  
190 other ɣelau-na   66  

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