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Language: Gabadi

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross, W. C. Papua list 
Notes:  Many gaps in Word Lists C and D particularly. Some writing very small or faint (poor photocopy). 
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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:Gabadi 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand imanana could be i ma 1  
1 hand imanana arm 1  
2 left eari   1, 43  
3 right i diba   22  
4 leg/foot a enana   1  
4 leg/foot aenada   1  
5 to walk ganagerea   35  
5 to walk egana (he) goes 35  
6 road/path gere'a   1  
7 to come emai   1  
8 to turn word info e'ironava      
9 to swim nau   51  
10 dirty more      
11 dust gobore      
12 skin varea      
13 back word info puripuri-nana   3, 84  
14 belly sinaenana   19, 34  
15 bone kurianada   40  
16 intestines sirinada      
17 liver      
18 breast rakanada   59  
18 breast pasipasinana chest    
19 shoulder a robakunana   29  
20 to know, be knowledgeable e isa'aku   134  
21 to think vora      
22 to fear emekauva   1  
23 blood raranada   1  
24 head ro'onana   56  
25 neck agegominana      
26 hair word info idunada      
27 nose i dukuanana      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell maga'a   93  
30 mouth agenana   15  
31 tooth misenana   24  
32 tongue maranana   7  
33 to laugh evainaiva      
34 to cry e diareva could be: diareua    
35 to vomit e'urava   7  
36 to spit ainugu Spittle 14, 90  
37 to eat aniani   1  
38 to chew word info aramuku (he) chews (betelnut)    
39 to cook word info ? nagunava bakes (in earth oven) 3  
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite vaiara (dog) bites 1  
42 to suck enogoriava      
43 ear kainana   1  
44 to hear ono   1, 36  
45 eye makanana   1  
46 to see isa   1  
47 to yawn e'aobaobaova   19  
48 to sleep e'enova   8  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream einiviva a dream 1, 60  
51 to sit e miadova is sitting 26, 80  
52 to stand e a vava is standing 42  
53 person/human being kau   1  
54 man/male kau   22  
55 woman/female vavine   1, 106  
56 child nabunana query? poor photocopy 5  
57 husband agavana "spouse" 2  
58 wife agavana "spouse" 1  
59 mother aidana      
60 father auana   1  
61 house ruma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name aganana   1, 18  
64 to say e ourarova      
65 rope poa string    
66 to tie up, fasten epodinava      
67 to sew word info ekurinava   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info eabanava   50  
70 to shoot word info ega'i nava      
71 to stab, pierce egainava      
72 to hit word info evaiakuva (he) fights 30  
73 to steal evainaorava   1, 32  
74 to kill akuni   18  
75 to die, be dead geo      
76 to live, be alive mauri-mauri living (pig) 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info eorinava   12  
78 to cut, hack word info eukunava      
79 stick/wood au   1  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp makava   36  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info epaurova   20  
84 to plant e ragoidava      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info ekubuva (plant) grows 1  
87 to swell word info erorova   58  
88 to squeeze word info eidundava   61  
89 to hold word info ea biava as written 23  
90 to dig e'e'isava      
91 to buy vo gavana < *ta(k)o-a 66  
92 to open, uncover vo keona   47  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info eviunava      
95 to fall word info vo vaida-asi      
96 dog oveka   41  
97 bird manuÊ”   1  
98 egg mumu      
99 feather bina   1  
100 wing vani   2  
101 to fly erova (bird) flies 1  
102 rat kaua      
103 meat/flesh vea   35  
103 meat/flesh vea   35  
104 fat/grease mera fat (on a person)    
105 tail iuna   1  
106 snake baibai   76  
107 worm (earthworm) ure'ure   50  
108 louse word info amuni      
109 mosquito kainu      
110 spider omo      
111 fish vea      
112 rotten word info vuruvuru   1, 66  
113 branch word info re'enana   1, 14  
114 leaf rau   1  
115 root ramu   3  
116 flower i didiui could be: ididiui    
117 fruit au-bure'   30  
118 grass aua could be: au a; ana 35  
118 grass ava   35  
119 earth/soil aga   94  
119 earth/soil kavara   14  
120 stone kanobaga      
121 sand kavara      
122 water word info vei   2  
123 to flow vo-gai      
124 sea gavara   39  
125 salt dia'a   33  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest rei < *Reqi 'kunai grass'    
128 sky ga'aga'a      
129 moon ue   1  
130 star visiu   1  
131 cloud word info ori   52  
132 fog ameru      
133 rain uba   18  
134 thunder ekouna = it thunders 27  
135 lightning iamana   19  
136 wind varea "sea-wind" - south-east wind    
136 wind raurabada north-west wind 20  
137 to blow word info ekoava   20  
138 warm word info siau hot 21  
139 cold word info i'mari      
140 dry word info baro      
141 wet veivei   25  
142 heavy sina-a      
143 fire au   1  
144 to burn word info rei deva vada      
145 smoke word info siau   50  
146 ash rau   67  
147 black gubaguba   21  
148 white uriuri      
149 red pairapaira      
150 yellow aobaoba   87  
151 green anemoanemo      
152 small marai   71  
153 big ba baga   66  
154 short word info ope'ope   20  
155 long word info ma va   67  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow mara'e      
159 wide babagn (misspelt; MR)    
160 painful, sick gaga'a a sore    
160 painful, sick nu'unu'u a pain    
161 shy, ashamed maridi      
162 old word info avai      
163 new makamaka   19  
164 good nonoa      
165 bad, evil gaga'a not 60    
166 correct, true momoai   98  
167 night vabuga   48  
168 day vani could be: rani 6  
169 year vuisau   86  
170 when? word info aua gavai      
171 to hide word info vo amouru      
171 to hide word info unini "hide" 1  
171 to hide word info vo unin "to hide" 1  
172 to climb word info vo gaia   2  
173 at      
174 in, inside aonai   1  
175 above arunai      
176 below babenai   1  
177 this      
178 that      
179 near aba-aba      
180 far ba'a nagaga      
180 far ba-anavere      
181 where? word info      
182 I na   1, 22  
183 thou oni you (sing.) 1, 63  
184 he/she ia he 1  
185 we word info nai we two (excl)    
185 we word info isa we two (incl.) 1  
186 you ui you (pl.) 19  
187 they ia they two x  
188 what? word info garaki      
188 what? word info gavaka   1  
189 who? word info gai   1  
190 other ege   67  
190 other ege   67  
190 other egena   67  
191 all      
192 and mai   2, 46  
193 if ema   3  
194 how? word info      
195 no, not veo      
196 to count eva'auva'auva   29  
197 One word info ka   14  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info koi   1  
200 Four word info vani   1, 69  
201 Five word info ima   1  
202 Six word info kara-koi   44  
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info kara-vani   33  
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info isu      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info sinauka   37  
210 One Thousand word info ida'ugaga      

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