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

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