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

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