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

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