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

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