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Language: Lala

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross, W.C. Papua list 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:nrz  Glottocode: lala1268 
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 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Janet Moody  Checked By:  
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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:
21 to think      
49 to lie down word info      
53 person/human being      
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      
112 rotten word info      
117 fruit      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
142 heavy      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
159 wide      
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      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
181 where? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
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      
1 hand i mana   1  
2 left i'di bana      
4 leg/foot aena   1  
5 to walk edada   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  
15 bone kuliana   40  
16 intestines akena      
17 liver akena   1  
18 breast baena   35  
22 to fear emakau   1  
23 blood lalana   1  
24 head olana   44  
26 hair word info vina   31  
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  
40 to drink inuinu   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  
54 man/male kau   22  
55 woman/female ateate   66  
57 husband adana   2  
58 wife adana   1  
61 house luma   1  
63 name iavana   1, 18  
64 to say elu lu a      
66 to tie up, fasten edo'oa   38  
67 to sew word info ekulia   13  
69 to hunt word info epidipidi      
70 to shoot word info ene'ea      
71 to stab, pierce elavabuku      
73 to steal evina'o   1, 32  
74 to kill ekubala      
75 to die, be dead ebaba   28  
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  
83 to work word info evinaula   19, 31  
84 to plant evavado   6  
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      
92 to open, uncover eluvua   25  
94 to throw word info etoa   74  
96 dog oveka   41  
97 bird manuʔ   1  
98 egg akoi   1  
99 feather velana      
100 wing apena   21  
102 rat uduve   3  
103 meat/flesh boloma   34  
103 meat/flesh ani   63  
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  
114 leaf vela      
116 flower vela   17  
118 grass ava   35  
119 earth/soil kanobaka   1  
120 stone bika'a      
121 sand nabua      
122 water word info vei   2  
124 sea atu   19  
125 salt dia'a   33  
127 woods/forest la'uka   7, 121  
128 sky vutuvutu      
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  
140 dry word info elada      
141 wet eveivei   25  
143 fire oloa   18  
144 to burn word info alove'ani      
145 smoke word info vaitabu   30, 38  
146 ash lavu   67  
147 black umauma   18  
148 white deva'ena   69  
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      
158 narrow eimusi      
162 old word info ana'ina   66  
163 new makamakana   19  
164 good mediana      
165 bad, evil si'avana   14  
167 night boniai   1  
168 day melala      
169 year vikau   86  
180 far edau'a   1  
182 I lau   1, 21  
188 what? word info dava   1  
189 who? word info dai   1  
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  
101 to fly lolo (bird) flies 1  
41 to bite e'ala (dog) bites 1  
38 to chew word info eania (he) chews (betelnut)    
72 to hit word info eviaku (he) fights 30  
5 to walk edada (he) goes 35  
66 to tie up, fasten edo'oa (he) ties (a knot) 38  
86 to grow word info ekukubu 94. (plant) grows 1  
115 root lamuna = root (of tree) 3  
50 to dream enivinivi a dream 1, 60  
160 painful, sick eanana a pain    
160 painful, sick maiduana a sore 73  
1 hand imana arm 1  
3 right ealina as above    
113 branch word info lamona as above    
137 to blow word info e'unu as above    
4 leg/foot aena as written 1  
19 shoulder bavatana as written    
56 child hakuna as written; could be naku 5  
59 mother yesinana as written; y could be ŋ 1  
60 father yekamana as written; y could be ŋ 1  
25 neck a bona b could be t    
39 to cook word info e'abua bakes (in earth oven) 112  
39 to cook word info evasiavua bakes (over fire)    
144 to burn word info e'abua burns (grass) 16  
18 breast pedena chest    
149 red aulana could be au la    
37 to eat ia 'eveeaniam could be eam'am    
20 to know, be knowledgeable eikaibas could be ikabas    
105 tail oveka iu'na could be iu'ua 1  
136 wind vale'a east wind    
104 fat/grease vidiuna fat (on a person) < 'slesh'    
184 he/she i'a he 1  
138 warm word info ia'eva siavuli hot 21  
51 to sit emiadivo is sitting 26, 126  
52 to stand ela la la is standing    
118 grass avalaka'ina kunai 35?  
76 to live, be alive e mauli living (pig) 1, 76  
27 nose iduna n could be u 1  
14 belly bo'aina query? poor photocopy 21  
81 sharp ano query? poor photocopy 51  
139 cold word info ia'eva elu'oabia query? poor photocopy 110  
36 to spit 'anodina Spittle 14, 84  
65 rope valo string 2  
187 they i'a they two x  
185 we word info lai we two (excl) 8  
185 we word info ita we two (incl.) 1  
129 moon vuya y could be ŋ 1  
186 you oi you (pl.) 19  
183 thou oni you (sing.) 1, 63  

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