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

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