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Language: Maututu

Source/Author:  Garua Peni, Malcolm Ross 
Notes:  Word List D ended at page 6 so the last few questions seemed to be missing. It was very difficult to distinguish between the author's 'f's and 't's. 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:Willaumez 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand la lima la   1  
1 hand lima la arm 1  
2 left e meru   18  
3 right e gata   19  
4 leg/foot la va-a la   20  
4 leg/foot la va-a la   20  
5 to walk ea ta tuga could be: ta tuga 13  
5 to walk ea tuga (he) goes 13  
6 road/path la gauru   9  
7 to come ea gomaimai   1, 90  
8 to turn word info vuvulo   33  
8 to turn word info vuvulo   33  
9 to swim ea pupuru   13  
10 dirty mumugu   18  
11 dust la pupuso   10?  
12 skin la vovola   13  
13 back word info la poke la   19  
14 belly la tiala could be: fia la; tia la 1  
15 bone la tua la could be: tua 1, 10  
16 intestines la tamusi la as above 18  
17 liver la hate la   1  
18 breast la sus la   1  
18 breast la magoro la chest 58  
19 shoulder la beo la   26  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ea rovia   21  
21 to think      
22 to fear tataga   12  
22 to fear tataga   12  
23 blood la kasoso la   11  
24 head la gamala   22  
25 neck la loho la   28  
26 hair word info la ivula oata la gamala = (his) hair (on head) 13  
27 nose la maisu la   1, 75  
28 to breathe la-hate   21  
29 to sniff, smell asaso   1  
30 mouth la are la   15  
31 tooth la togo la could be: togo    
31 tooth la tego galigali la molar tooth    
32 tongue la ka lamea la   7, 14  
33 to laugh lege lege   28  
34 to cry ea taitali   1  
35 to vomit (ea) kala lua = (he) vomits; could be: ka la lua 8  
36 to spit katupe Spittle; misreading of /kalupe/? 19, 92  
37 to eat alali   1  
38 to chew word info ea mamama (he) chews (betelnut) 1  
39 to cook word info ea tu tu bakes (in earth oven)    
39 to cook word info ea gugutu bakes (over fire) 15  
39 to cook word info ea kuku boils (in water)    
40 to drink ea liuliu   1  
41 to bite lamata la togo le voto (dog) bites    
42 to suck sususu   25  
43 ear la gavusa la   7  
44 to hear ea lololo   1, 36  
45 eye la mata la   1  
46 to see ea iloilo   119  
47 to yawn ea talamaha 'f' could be 't' 19, 25  
48 to sleep ea mamavuta could be: ma mavu ta. ta could be fa 15  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream la tilaga a dream: misreading of t<il>aga 16  
51 to sit ea pou pou is sitting 24  
52 to stand ea magirigiri is standing 1  
53 person/human being la ta-halo      
54 man/male la tamale   1, 14  
55 woman/female la tarik      
56 child la tu la could be: la fu la 5  
56 child latula   5  
57 husband e aruala   2  
58 wife e rutula 'f' could be 't' 16  
59 mother tila la   1  
60 father tamala   1  
61 house la luma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name la isa la   1, 66  
64 to say ea vakara kara      
65 rope la ropi string   L
66 to tie up, fasten kisi   20  
66 to tie up, fasten kisi (he) ties (a knot) 20  
67 to sew word info saisai   2  
67 to sew word info saisai   2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info mamata could be: ma ma fa    
70 to shoot word info ubu bi   21  
71 to stab, pierce ea tagu could be: tagu 53  
72 to hit word info vaikokue (he) fights 20  
73 to steal      
74 to kill ea bilia   19  
75 to die, be dead ea peo   7  
76 to live, be alive maulu-uli living (pig) 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info (ea) kaikasi (la vovola)   5  
77 to scratch word info ea makasilia an itch    
78 to cut, hack word info ololo could be: o lo lo    
79 stick/wood la obu   9  
80 to split word info sulu po la   38  
81 sharp kara   69  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info igogolu   18  
84 to plant ea ga lu   14  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info tu tu bu (plant) grows 1  
87 to swell word info (la vovola) sogo = (skin) swells    
88 to squeeze word info pulopulo   79  
89 to hold word info sautola   20  
89 to hold word info sautola   20  
90 to dig oli   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover ea kope   16  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info pigi   39  
95 to fall word info      
96 dog la paia   14  
97 bird la malu   1  
98 egg la hatotolu 't's could be 'f's 1  
99 feather la kokoma   10  
100 wing pa lapala   17  
101 to fly lovolovo (bird) flies 1  
102 rat e kusuke   3, 86  
103 meat/flesh la maili la   20  
103 meat/flesh la mailila   20  
104 fat/grease la kabili la fat (on a person)    
105 tail la kiula   1  
106 snake taive   37  
107 worm (earthworm) e mitigilo      
108 louse word info la utu   1  
109 mosquito e lamo   1  
110 spider e kukure   41  
111 fish la ia   1  
112 rotten word info pupusa   9, 73  
113 branch word info la la ha la obu could be: lalaha 1  
114 leaf la galagala   15  
115 root la vala      
116 flower la purpuru   13 L?
117 fruit      
118 grass garasi     L
118 grass gaeke kunai 41  
119 earth/soil la magasa   17  
120 stone la vati   1  
121 sand la magasa   14  
122 water word info la lalu   1, 43  
123 to flow      
124 sea la mago   16  
125 salt la peksu      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest la tibulubulu 'f' could be 't' 19  
128 sky la mori   40  
129 moon la taio could be: taio 10  
130 star la matautabu 'f's could be 't's 15  
131 cloud word info la veto   58  
132 fog la mavoko      
133 rain la hura   1  
134 thunder la kulumu la sima   2, 56  
135 lightning la sima   15  
136 wind la lolovi (wind) blows 17  
137 to blow word info lololovi      
138 warm word info tivura hot 17  
139 cold word info maigi   1  
140 dry word info masaga   11  
141 wet beta   18  
142 heavy      
143 fire la hari   1  
144 to burn word info karere      
144 to burn word info ea selu burns (grass)    
145 smoke word info la sosobu   17  
146 ash la pupuso   14  
147 black para kuru   14  
148 white ka kea   20  
149 red mage gese   23  
150 yellow geogeo   9  
151 green ka kesa   8  
152 small baisi   14  
153 big auru   17  
154 short word info boto could be: bofo 9  
155 long word info malau   12  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow baisi   31  
159 wide bola-ha   2  
160 painful, sick ea ka ka lia a sore 20  
160 painful, sick ea sautola la iligiligi a pain    
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info luma ale pa la-a      
163 new a la ba could be: laba 9  
164 good tartigi   24  
165 bad, evil komakoko ra   15  
166 correct, true ea sesele correct, right 16  
167 night la logo   11  
168 day la haro   1, 54  
169 year la lavea la could be: laveala 12  
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 akei   9  
178 that alele that (nearby) 18  
178 that alo that (far away) 18  
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info      
182 I eau   1, 21  
183 thou eme you (sing.) s  
184 he/she ea he 1  
184 he/she eia she 1  
185 we word info amula we two (excl)    
185 we word info talua we two (incl.)    
185 we word info amik we (excl.) 2  
185 we word info tala we (incl.)    
185 we word info e tato tao tolu we three (excl.)    
185 we word info amite tao tolu we three (incl.)    
186 you amula you (pl.) 1  
186 you amuto taotolu you x  
187 they egira they two x  
187 they egite they (plural) 25, 60  
187 they egite taotolu they three x  
188 what? word info la rova   28  
189 who? word info ere   1  
190 other isapolo   9  
191 all tomi   18  
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not ouka   49  
196 to count gigigi   17  
196 to count gigigi   17  
197 One word info isasa could be: isa sa 1  
198 Two word info ilua   1  
199 Three word info itolu could be: ifo lu 1  
200 Four word info iva-a   1  
201 Five word info ilima   1  
202 Six word info ivolo could be: i volo 8  
202 Six word info ivolo could be: i volo 8  
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info valasiu   18  
205 Nine word info valasiu   18  
206 Ten word info savulu   5  
206 Ten word info savulu   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info salatu could be: salatu 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info ausu   35  

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