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Language: Lala

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross, W.C. Papua list 
Notes:  Quite a lot of gaps at the end as nothing given on the hard copy. Have written e) and (na as they appeared in the script. Time taken: 55mins 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Papuan Tip:Peripheral:Central Papuan:West Central Papuan:Nuclear 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand i mana   1  
1 hand imana arm 1  
2 left i'di bana      
3 right ealina as above    
4 leg/foot aena   1  
4 leg/foot aena as written 1  
5 to walk edada   35  
5 to walk edada (he) goes 35  
6 road/path dala   1  
7 to come e'asi      
8 to turn word info ekai'udai      
9 to swim idi'u      
10 dirty e'obu   21  
11 dust apulolo      
12 skin ava   54  
13 back word info kabena   109  
14 belly bo'aina query? poor photocopy 21  
15 bone kuliana   40  
16 intestines akena      
17 liver akena   1  
18 breast baena   35  
18 breast pedena chest    
19 shoulder bavatana as written    
20 to know, be knowledgeable eikaibas could be ikabas    
21 to think      
22 to fear emakau   1  
23 blood lalana   1  
24 head olana   44  
25 neck a bona b could be t    
26 hair word info vina   31  
27 nose iduna n could be u 1  
28 to breathe elana   46  
29 to sniff, smell ebonalala   42  
30 mouth nutuna   2  
31 tooth nikena   24  
32 tongue malana   7  
33 to laugh emamai   3  
34 to cry eka kani   1  
35 to vomit e'ula   7  
36 to spit 'anodina Spittle 14, 84  
37 to eat ia 'eveeaniam could be eam'am    
38 to chew word info eania (he) chews (betelnut)    
39 to cook word info e'abua bakes (in earth oven) 112  
39 to cook word info evasiavua bakes (over fire)    
40 to drink inuinu   1  
41 to bite e'ala (dog) bites 1  
42 to suck emomote   34  
43 ear kaiana   1  
44 to hear eika   38  
45 eye makana   1  
46 to see eika la   1  
47 to yawn eioni      
48 to sleep imuinai   55  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream enivinivi a dream 1, 60  
51 to sit emiadivo is sitting 26, 126  
52 to stand ela la la is standing    
53 person/human being      
54 man/male kau   22  
55 woman/female ateate   66  
56 child hakuna as written; could be naku 5  
57 husband adana   2  
58 wife adana   1  
59 mother yesinana as written; y could be ŋ 1  
60 father yekamana as written; y could be ŋ 1  
61 house luma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name iavana   1, 18  
64 to say elu lu a      
65 rope valo string 2  
66 to tie up, fasten edo'oa   38  
66 to tie up, fasten edo'oa (he) ties (a knot) 38  
67 to sew word info ekulia   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info epidipidi      
70 to shoot word info ene'ea      
71 to stab, pierce elavabuku      
72 to hit word info eviaku (he) fights 30  
73 to steal evina'o   1, 32  
74 to kill ekubala      
75 to die, be dead ebaba   28  
76 to live, be alive e mauli living (pig) 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info e'a 'aloa   12  
78 to cut, hack word info evala   140  
79 stick/wood au   1  
80 to split word info epapala   88  
81 sharp ano query? poor photocopy 51  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info evinaula   19, 31  
84 to plant evavado   6  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info ekukubu 94. (plant) grows 1  
87 to swell word info elale      
88 to squeeze word info e'idua   61  
89 to hold word info e'abiakau   23  
90 to dig euala      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover eluvua   25  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info etoa   74  
95 to fall word info      
96 dog oveka   41  
97 bird manuʔ   1  
98 egg akoi   1  
99 feather velana      
100 wing apena   21  
101 to fly lolo (bird) flies 1  
102 rat uduve   3  
103 meat/flesh boloma   34  
103 meat/flesh ani   63  
104 fat/grease vidiuna fat (on a person) < 'slesh'    
105 tail oveka iu'na could be iu'ua 1  
106 snake kau'asi      
107 worm (earthworm) uloli   50  
108 louse word info uku   1  
109 mosquito me'udi   57  
110 spider uloli      
111 fish sisi   50  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info lamona as above    
114 leaf vela      
115 root lamuna = root (of tree) 3  
116 flower vela   17  
117 fruit      
118 grass ava   35  
118 grass avalaka'ina kunai 35?  
119 earth/soil kanobaka   1  
120 stone bika'a      
121 sand nabua      
122 water word info vei   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea atu   19  
125 salt dia'a   33  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest la'uka   7, 121  
128 sky vutuvutu      
129 moon vuya y could be ŋ 1  
130 star visiu   1  
131 cloud word info oil   52  
132 fog veika      
133 rain lamu      
134 thunder ulu   2  
135 lightning e'amalea      
136 wind lani   1  
136 wind vale'a east wind    
137 to blow word info e'unu as above    
138 warm word info ia'eva siavuli hot 21  
139 cold word info ia'eva elu'oabia query? poor photocopy 110  
140 dry word info elada      
141 wet eveivei   25  
142 heavy      
143 fire oloa   18  
144 to burn word info alove'ani      
144 to burn word info e'abua burns (grass) 16  
145 smoke word info vaitabu   30, 38  
146 ash lavu   67  
147 black umauma   18  
148 white deva'ena   69  
149 red aulana could be au la    
150 yellow amalena      
151 green lauba      
152 small kikina   78  
153 big naniana      
154 short word info to'oto'ona   66  
155 long word info laka'ina      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow eimusi      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick maiduana a sore 73  
160 painful, sick eanana a pain    
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info ana'ina   66  
163 new makamakana   19  
164 good mediana      
165 bad, evil si'avana   14  
166 correct, true      
167 night boniai   1  
168 day melala      
169 year vikau   86  
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      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far edau'a   1  
181 where? word info      
182 I lau   1, 21  
183 thou oni you (sing.) 1, 63  
184 he/she i'a he 1  
185 we word info lai we two (excl) 8  
185 we word info ita we two (incl.) 1  
186 you oi you (pl.) 19  
187 they i'a they two x  
188 what? word info dava   1  
189 who? word info dai   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not asi'i   1  
196 to count evakua   29  
197 One word info ka   14  
198 Two word info lu'a   1  
199 Three word info koi   1  
200 Four word info vani   1, 69  
201 Five word info ima   1  
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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