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

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