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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      
2 left i'di bana      
3 right ealina as above    
7 to come e'asi      
8 to turn word info ekai'udai      
9 to swim idi'u      
11 dust apulolo      
16 intestines akena      
18 breast pedena chest    
19 shoulder bavatana as written    
20 to know, be knowledgeable eikaibas could be ikabas    
25 neck a bona b could be t    
37 to eat ia 'eveeaniam could be eam'am    
38 to chew word info eania (he) chews (betelnut)    
39 to cook word info evasiavua bakes (over fire)    
47 to yawn eioni      
52 to stand ela la la is standing    
64 to say elu lu a      
69 to hunt word info epidipidi      
70 to shoot word info ene'ea      
71 to stab, pierce elavabuku      
74 to kill ekubala      
87 to swell word info elale      
90 to dig euala      
99 feather velana      
104 fat/grease vidiuna fat (on a person) < 'slesh'    
106 snake kau'asi      
110 spider uloli      
113 branch word info lamona as above    
114 leaf vela      
120 stone bika'a      
121 sand nabua      
128 sky vutuvutu      
132 fog veika      
133 rain lamu      
135 lightning e'amalea      
136 wind vale'a east wind    
137 to blow word info e'unu as above    
140 dry word info elada      
144 to burn word info alove'ani      
149 red aulana could be au la    
150 yellow amalena      
151 green lauba      
153 big naniana      
155 long word info laka'ina      
158 narrow eimusi      
160 painful, sick eanana a pain    
164 good mediana      
168 day melala      
1 hand i mana   1  
1 hand imana arm 1  
4 leg/foot aena   1  
4 leg/foot aena as written 1  
6 road/path dala   1  
17 liver akena   1  
22 to fear emakau   1  
23 blood lalana   1  
27 nose iduna n could be u 1  
34 to cry eka kani   1  
40 to drink inuinu   1  
41 to bite e'ala (dog) bites 1  
43 ear kaiana   1  
45 eye makana   1  
46 to see eika la   1  
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  
79 stick/wood au   1  
86 to grow word info ekukubu 94. (plant) grows 1  
97 bird manuʔ   1  
98 egg akoi   1  
101 to fly lolo (bird) flies 1  
105 tail oveka iu'na could be iu'ua 1  
108 louse word info uku   1  
119 earth/soil kanobaka   1  
129 moon vuya y could be ŋ 1  
130 star visiu   1  
136 wind lani   1  
167 night boniai   1  
180 far edau'a   1  
184 he/she i'a he 1  
185 we word info ita we two (incl.) 1  
188 what? word info dava   1  
189 who? word info dai   1  
195 no, not asi'i   1  
198 Two word info lu'a   1  
199 Three word info koi   1  
201 Five word info ima   1  
50 to dream enivinivi a dream 1, 60  
76 to live, be alive e mauli living (pig) 1, 76  
63 name iavana   1, 18  
182 I lau   1, 21  
73 to steal evina'o   1, 32  
183 thou oni you (sing.) 1, 63  
200 Four word info vani   1, 69  
13 back word info kabena   109  
139 cold word info ia'eva elu'oabia query? poor photocopy 110  
39 to cook word info e'abua bakes (in earth oven) 112  
77 to scratch word info e'a 'aloa   12  
67 to sew word info ekulia   13  
165 bad, evil si'avana   14  
197 One word info ka   14  
36 to spit 'anodina Spittle 14, 84  
78 to cut, hack word info evala   140  
144 to burn word info e'abua burns (grass) 16  
116 flower vela   17  
143 fire oloa   18  
147 black umauma   18  
124 sea atu   19  
163 new makamakana   19  
186 you oi you (pl.) 19  
83 to work word info evinaula   19, 31  
30 mouth nutuna   2  
57 husband adana   2  
65 rope valo string 2  
122 water word info vei   2  
134 thunder ulu   2  
10 dirty e'obu   21  
14 belly bo'aina query? poor photocopy 21  
100 wing apena   21  
138 warm word info ia'eva siavuli hot 21  
54 man/male kau   22  
89 to hold word info e'abiakau   23  
31 tooth nikena   24  
92 to open, uncover eluvua   25  
141 wet eveivei   25  
51 to sit emiadivo is sitting 26, 126  
75 to die, be dead ebaba   28  
196 to count evakua   29  
33 to laugh emamai   3  
102 rat uduve   3  
115 root lamuna = root (of tree) 3  
72 to hit word info eviaku (he) fights 30  
145 smoke word info vaitabu   30, 38  
26 hair word info vina   31  
125 salt dia'a   33  
42 to suck emomote   34  
103 meat/flesh boloma   34  
5 to walk edada   35  
5 to walk edada (he) goes 35  
18 breast baena   35  
118 grass ava   35  
118 grass avalaka'ina kunai 35?  
44 to hear eika   38  
66 to tie up, fasten edo'oa   38  
66 to tie up, fasten edo'oa (he) ties (a knot) 38  
15 bone kuliana   40  
96 dog oveka   41  
29 to sniff, smell ebonalala   42  
24 head olana   44  
28 to breathe elana   46  
56 child hakuna as written; could be naku 5  
107 worm (earthworm) uloli   50  
111 fish sisi   50  
81 sharp ano query? poor photocopy 51  
131 cloud word info oil   52  
12 skin ava   54  
48 to sleep imuinai   55  
109 mosquito me'udi   57  
84 to plant evavado   6  
88 to squeeze word info e'idua   61  
103 meat/flesh ani   63  
55 woman/female ateate   66  
154 short word info to'oto'ona   66  
162 old word info ana'ina   66  
146 ash lavu   67  
148 white deva'ena   69  
32 tongue malana   7  
35 to vomit e'ula   7  
127 woods/forest la'uka   7, 121  
160 painful, sick maiduana a sore 73  
94 to throw word info etoa   74  
152 small kikina   78  
185 we word info lai we two (excl) 8  
169 year vikau   86  
80 to split word info epapala   88  
187 they i'a they two x  

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