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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:
21 to think      
22 to fear      
39 to cook word info      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
91 to buy      
93 to pound, beat word info      
95 to fall word info      
107 worm (earthworm)      
117 fruit      
123 to flow      
128 sky      
142 heavy      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
161 shy, ashamed      
166 correct, true      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
179 near      
181 where? word info      
183 thou      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand limana   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  
15 bone rivina      
17 liver busaina   18  
18 breast susina   1  
19 shoulder kakawina   25  
20 to know, be knowledgeable a rechas      
23 blood diaina   1  
24 head bengina   42  
25 neck fuana      
27 nose isuna   1  
28 to breathe a mabus      
29 to sniff, smell a ngusangi   96  
30 mouth ngusuna   2  
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      
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 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      
54 man/male romechan   1, 14  
55 woman/female revin   1, 106  
56 child naruna   5  
58 wife nasana   96  
59 mother inana   1, 42  
60 father tamana   1  
61 house lifu   26  
64 to say a febos   63  
67 to sew word info a sasamap   46 L
69 to hunt word info a saseng manu   39  
70 to shoot word info a paweina bonana      
71 to stab, pierce a suari   54  
73 to steal a fenau   1, 32  
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      
83 to work word info a paisok   20  
84 to plant fazu   6  
86 to grow word info bok   29  
89 to hold word info a taui latimana   17  
90 to dig a kakap   82  
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  
103 meat/flesh miska   42  
103 meat/flesh miska   42  
105 tail sumina   36  
106 snake a ruai   17  
108 louse word info ngut   1?, 13  
109 mosquito namu   1  
111 fish ian   1  
113 branch word info iakang   1  
114 leaf wachana   12  
115 root chadai   37  
116 flower lolosinai      
118 grass latan   54  
119 earth/soil wia   44  
120 stone fat   1  
121 sand van   1  
124 sea ras   1  
125 salt a rasmakas   20  
126 lake a nam   7  
127 woods/forest kuna latan   44  
129 moon fulan   1  
131 cloud word info bana   63  
133 rain davi   24  
134 thunder a tung      
135 lightning a lawai   45  
140 dry word info magala   31  
141 wet misik      
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  
154 short word info kakalip   73  
155 long word info dus   62  
158 narrow salan dak      
159 wide salan fatak      
160 painful, sick bis      
160 painful, sick mazik   44  
162 old word info lipu kabai   32  
165 bad, evil mosat   1  
167 night suk   39  
168 day wanas   38  
169 year marias   39  
177 this aso      
178 that ape wa      
182 I naniak   1, 23  
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 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 nadi   25  
188 what? word info aso   1  
189 who? word info nasi   1, 28  
190 other kasano suna      
195 no, not pia      
196 to count a kakat   33  
197 One word info sacha   8  
201 Five word info walima   1  
202 Six word info waisaka   5  
205 Nine word info wasipat      
206 Ten word info sangafulu   5  
63 name a isina 0r 1? 66  
104 fat/grease miskaina < *flesh'    
57 husband labana < POc *lapwat 'big' 50  
74 to kill a luk a dua = (he) kills (a pig) 36  
112 rotten word info a wai a mit = (wood is) rotten    
153 big dua labu = big (pig) 10  
164 good lifu dacho = good (house) 54  
163 new lifu vaui = new (house); could be vavi 1  
92 to open, uncover chachas = open (a door); also spelled kachas 45  
152 small dua dak = small (pig)    
136 wind maliu = wind 34  
137 to blow word info a maliu a fipit = wind blows; could be fifit or pipit    
200 Four word info kalafat as above (ralapat); f could be p and vice-versa 1, 65  
199 Three word info kalarul as above (ralarul) 1  
26 hair word info feina bracketed [veina] 41  
16 intestines a bilavina could be bilauina 26  
139 cold word info nani a burung could be bunung    
122 water word info danum could be darum 1, 61  
110 spider kabelava could be kabelaua 12, 1  
191 all kaviak could be kariak 87  
138 warm word info nani a lalagaf could be la lagaf 44  
178 that a pe wa lasuan could be lasvan or lasran    
1 hand a limana could be limaina 1  
31 tooth lioana could be lipana (something crossed out) 1, 35  
151 green makeva could be makeua; 'v' would be irregular, but if make, then regular reflex 13, 51  
48 to sleep a maraip could be maraif 45  
185 we word info nado could be nada 7  
94 to throw word info a paworna dat could be pat    
88 to squeeze word info a pauat marang could be pawat    
72 to hit word info a pesaup could be pesavp    
66 to tie up, fasten a pinis could be piwis 32  
130 star wadanada could be wadawada 23  
187 they nadua dual x  
198 Two word info kalava give in brackets (ralava) 1  
102 rat kup irreg reflex 3, 65  
53 person/human being mana irregular *e > a 27  
132 fog kaup irregular metathesis 1  
14 belly ku chuna ku, doubtful, could be crossing out 56  
180 far laevan photocopy very faint. Not easy to read.    
87 to swell word info tana sux the x could be a crossing out 37  
65 rope sitiring Tok Pisin   L
187 they na ditul trial x  

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