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Language: Kara (West)

Source/Author:  Pakanang J Manase, Malcolm Ross 
Notes:  Handwritten note at head of Word List A: di=g(with dash through the middle). Uses E Ceast spelling e.g., f=[v], k=[g], cr[X]
 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:Lavongai-Nalik 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand limana   1  
1 hand a limana could be limaina 1  
2 left a limana kaial   1, 43  
3 right a limana sokosoko      
4 leg/foot kina   1  
4 leg/foot a kina   1  
5 to walk a sangas   31  
5 to walk a pan   2  
6 road/path salan   1  
7 to come a fuman      
8 to turn word info a puk nani   80  
9 to swim a susup   12  
10 dirty mak   48  
11 dust paup      
12 skin tana   48  
13 back word info a mina   34  
14 belly ku chuna ku, doubtful, could be crossing out 56  
15 bone rivina      
16 intestines a bilavina could be bilauina 26  
17 liver busaina   18  
18 breast susina   1  
19 shoulder kakawina   25  
20 to know, be knowledgeable a rechas      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood diaina   1  
24 head bengina   42  
25 neck fuana      
26 hair word info feina bracketed [veina] 41  
27 nose isuna   1  
28 to breathe a mabus      
29 to sniff, smell a ngusangi   96  
30 mouth ngusuna   2  
31 tooth lioana could be lipana (something crossed out) 1, 35  
32 tongue chemina   7, 14  
33 to laugh a wal      
34 to cry a tangis   1  
35 to vomit a luluaki   8  
36 to spit a kanus sana   14, 84  
37 to eat fangan   1, 53  
38 to chew word info a takol bua      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink a num   1, 34  
41 to bite lifang wiv      
42 to suck a duri      
43 ear rangana   1  
44 to hear a langoi   1, 36  
45 eye manana   1  
46 to see a chakalum   93  
47 to yawn mamauf   19  
48 to sleep a maraip could be maraif 45  
48 to sleep a pako maraip   45  
48 to sleep a maraip   45  
49 to lie down word info a matapa lavia      
50 to dream mimif   1, 37  
51 to sit a nanai   151  
52 to stand a lagina      
53 person/human being mana irregular *e > a 27  
54 man/male romechan   1, 14  
55 woman/female revin   1, 106  
56 child naruna   5  
57 husband labana < POc *lapwat 'big' 50  
58 wife nasana   96  
59 mother inana   1, 42  
60 father tamana   1  
61 house lifu   26  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name a isina 0r 1? 66  
64 to say a febos   63  
65 rope sitiring Tok Pisin   L
66 to tie up, fasten a pinis could be piwis 32  
67 to sew word info a sasamap   46 L
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info a saseng manu   39  
70 to shoot word info a paweina bonana      
71 to stab, pierce a suari   54  
72 to hit word info a pesaup could be pesavp    
73 to steal a fenau   1, 32  
74 to kill a luk a dua = (he) kills (a pig) 36  
75 to die, be dead a mat   1  
76 to live, be alive a dua a roro   30  
77 to scratch word info kaiau a tana      
77 to scratch word info chai   12  
78 to cut, hack word info a puat a dua      
79 stick/wood a wai   1  
80 to split word info a tanak pagae kui      
81 sharp iamu fifis      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info a paisok   20  
84 to plant fazu   6  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info bok   29  
87 to swell word info tana sux the x could be a crossing out 37  
88 to squeeze word info a pauat marang could be pawat    
89 to hold word info a taui latimana   17  
90 to dig a kakap   82  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover chachas = open (a door); also spelled kachas 45  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info a paworna dat could be pat    
95 to fall word info      
96 dog wiv   46  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg chala      
99 feather ngalas   36  
100 wing a kakabel ina manu      
101 to fly manu lilip   50  
102 rat kup irreg reflex 3, 65  
103 meat/flesh miska   42  
103 meat/flesh miska   42  
104 fat/grease miskaina < *flesh'    
105 tail sumina   36  
106 snake a ruai   17  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ngut   1?, 13  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider kabelava could be kabelaua 12, 1  
111 fish ian   1  
112 rotten word info a wai a mit = (wood is) rotten    
113 branch word info iakang   1  
114 leaf wachana   12  
115 root chadai   37  
116 flower lolosinai      
117 fruit      
118 grass latan   54  
119 earth/soil wia   44  
120 stone fat   1  
121 sand van   1  
122 water word info danum could be darum 1, 61  
123 to flow      
124 sea ras   1  
125 salt a rasmakas   20  
126 lake a nam   7  
127 woods/forest kuna latan   44  
128 sky      
129 moon fulan   1  
130 star wadanada could be wadawada 23  
131 cloud word info bana   63  
132 fog kaup irregular metathesis 1  
133 rain davi   24  
134 thunder a tung      
135 lightning a lawai   45  
136 wind maliu = wind 34  
137 to blow word info a maliu a fipit = wind blows; could be fifit or pipit    
138 warm word info nani a lalagaf could be la lagaf 44  
139 cold word info nani a burung could be bunung    
140 dry word info magala   31  
141 wet misik      
142 heavy      
143 fire fara   30  
144 to burn word info ilap   31  
144 to burn word info faif   43  
145 smoke word info buan   40  
146 ash wembit   23  
147 black machit   1  
148 white chukuf   38  
149 red bung   69  
150 yellow iang   9  
151 green makeva could be makeua; 'v' would be irregular, but if make, then regular reflex 13, 51  
152 small dua dak = small (pig)    
153 big dua labu = big (pig) 10  
154 short word info kakalip   73  
155 long word info dus   62  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow salan dak      
159 wide salan fatak      
160 painful, sick bis      
160 painful, sick mazik   44  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info lipu kabai   32  
163 new lifu vaui = new (house); could be vavi 1  
164 good lifu dacho = good (house) 54  
165 bad, evil mosat   1  
166 correct, true      
167 night suk   39  
168 day wanas   38  
169 year marias   39  
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this aso      
178 that ape wa      
178 that a pe wa lasuan could be lasvan or lasran    
179 near      
180 far laevan photocopy very faint. Not easy to read.    
181 where? word info      
182 I naniak   1, 23  
183 thou      
184 he/she nani   1, 6  
184 he/she nani   1, 6  
185 we word info nadua   7  
185 we word info naduo   7  
185 we word info nado could be nada 7  
185 we word info nada   7  
185 we word info na ditul      
185 we word info na matul      
186 you nano   x  
186 you nami   26  
186 you na mutul   x  
187 they nadua dual x  
187 they nadi   25  
187 they na ditul trial x  
188 what? word info aso   1  
189 who? word info nasi   1, 28  
190 other kasano suna      
191 all kaviak could be kariak 87  
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not pia      
196 to count a kakat   33  
197 One word info sacha   8  
198 Two word info kalava give in brackets (ralava) 1  
199 Three word info kalarul as above (ralarul) 1  
200 Four word info kalafat as above (ralapat); f could be p and vice-versa 1, 65  
201 Five word info walima   1  
202 Six word info waisaka   5  
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info wasipat      
206 Ten word info sangafulu   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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