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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:
17 liver      
28 to breathe      
49 to lie down word info      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
80 to split word info      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
93 to pound, beat word info      
126 lake      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
173 at      
177 this      
178 that      
181 where? word info      
191 all      
194 how? word info      
203 Seven word info      
205 Nine word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
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  
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      
18 breast rakanada   59  
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      
29 to sniff, smell maga'a   93  
30 mouth agenana   15  
31 tooth misenana   24  
32 tongue maranana   7  
33 to laugh evainaiva      
35 to vomit e'urava   7  
37 to eat aniani   1  
40 to drink inu   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  
53 person/human being kau   1  
54 man/male kau   22  
55 woman/female vavine   1, 106  
59 mother aidana      
60 father auana   1  
61 house ruma   1  
63 name aganana   1, 18  
64 to say e ourarova      
66 to tie up, fasten epodinava      
67 to sew word info ekurinava   13  
69 to hunt word info eabanava   50  
70 to shoot word info ega'i nava      
71 to stab, pierce egainava      
73 to steal evainaorava   1, 32  
74 to kill akuni   18  
75 to die, be dead geo      
77 to scratch word info eorinava   12  
78 to cut, hack word info eukunava      
79 stick/wood au   1  
81 sharp makava   36  
83 to work word info epaurova   20  
84 to plant e ragoidava      
87 to swell word info erorova   58  
88 to squeeze word info eidundava   61  
90 to dig e'e'isava      
92 to open, uncover vo keona   47  
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  
102 rat kaua      
103 meat/flesh vea   35  
103 meat/flesh vea   35  
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  
117 fruit au-bure'   30  
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  
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  
135 lightning iamana   19  
137 to blow word info ekoava   20  
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  
158 narrow mara'e      
161 shy, ashamed maridi      
162 old word info avai      
163 new makamaka   19  
164 good nonoa      
166 correct, true momoai   98  
167 night vabuga   48  
169 year vuisau   86  
170 when? word info aua gavai      
171 to hide word info vo amouru      
172 to climb word info vo gaia   2  
174 in, inside aonai   1  
175 above arunai      
176 below babenai   1  
179 near aba-aba      
180 far ba'a nagaga      
180 far ba-anavere      
182 I na   1, 22  
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  
192 and mai   2, 46  
193 if ema   3  
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  
204 Eight word info kara-vani   33  
206 Ten word info isu      
209 One Hundred word info sinauka   37  
210 One Thousand word info ida'ugaga      
171 to hide word info unini "hide" 1  
136 wind varea "sea-wind" - south-east wind    
57 husband agavana "spouse" 2  
58 wife agavana "spouse" 1  
171 to hide word info vo unin "to hide" 1  
101 to fly erova (bird) flies 1  
41 to bite vaiara (dog) bites 1  
38 to chew word info aramuku (he) chews (betelnut)    
72 to hit word info evaiakuva (he) fights 30  
5 to walk egana (he) goes 35  
159 wide babagn (misspelt; MR)    
86 to grow word info ekubuva (plant) grows 1  
127 woods/forest rei < *Reqi 'kunai grass'    
91 to buy vo gavana < *ta(k)o-a 66  
134 thunder ekouna = it thunders 27  
50 to dream einiviva a dream 1, 60  
160 painful, sick nu'unu'u a pain    
160 painful, sick gaga'a a sore    
1 hand imanana arm 1  
89 to hold word info ea biava as written 23  
39 to cook word info ? nagunava bakes (in earth oven) 3  
18 breast pasipasinana chest    
1 hand imanana could be i ma 1  
118 grass aua could be: au a; ana 35  
34 to cry e diareva could be: diareua    
116 flower i didiui could be: ididiui    
168 day vani could be: rani 6  
104 fat/grease mera fat (on a person)    
184 he/she ia he 1  
138 warm word info siau hot 21  
51 to sit e miadova is sitting 26, 80  
52 to stand e a vava is standing 42  
76 to live, be alive mauri-mauri living (pig) 1, 76  
136 wind raurabada north-west wind 20  
165 bad, evil gaga'a not 60    
56 child nabunana query? poor photocopy 5  
36 to spit ainugu Spittle 14, 90  
65 rope poa string    
187 they ia they two x  
185 we word info nai we two (excl)    
185 we word info isa we two (incl.) 1  
186 you ui you (pl.) 19  
183 thou oni you (sing.) 1, 63  

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