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Language: Riwo

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross 
Notes:  Where the letter 'z' appears, the handwritten form looked a bit like a 2 with a hyphen across the middle, but think these were z.

<z> represents a voiceless lateral. 
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:North New Guinea:Ngero-Vitiaz:Vitiaz:Bel 
Map  Sorry, no map co-ordinates found for this language. 

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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
10 dirty      
11 dust      
13 back word info      
14 belly      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
26 hair word info      
27 nose      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
33 to laugh      
36 to spit      
38 to chew word info      
40 to drink      
41 to bite      
47 to yawn      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being      
57 husband      
58 wife      
62 thatch/roof      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
87 to swell word info      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
98 egg      
102 rat      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
112 rotten word info      
114 leaf      
117 fruit      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
132 fog      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy      
146 ash      
151 green      
152 small      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info      
188 what? word info      
190 other      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
197 One word info      
201 Five 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      
1 hand ni man   1, 66  
2 left ŋas   19  
3 right von   1  
4 leg/foot nien   63  
4 leg/foot nien   63  
5 to walk -tor   37  
6 road/path dal   1  
7 to come -so   21  
8 to turn word info -daŋsa   77  
9 to swim -log   28  
12 skin tinin   31  
15 bone dog   23  
16 intestines teŋaen   1  
17 liver aten   1  
18 breast sus   1  
22 to fear -zez   29  
23 blood daz   1  
24 head patu/n   9  
25 neck buzu/n   68  
31 tooth livo/n   1, 35  
32 tongue balen   33  
34 to cry -ta   1  
35 to vomit -lu   8  
37 to eat -ani   1  
42 to suck -musi   6  
43 ear tiliŋa/n   1  
44 to hear -loŋ   1, 36  
45 eye matan   1  
46 to see -lale   14  
48 to sleep -en   8  
54 man/male tamot   12, 14  
55 woman/female pain   1, 106  
56 child natu/n   5  
59 mother tinan nen   1  
60 father tamari   1  
61 house ab   23  
63 name jaŋan   20  
64 to say -bol   50  
70 to shoot word info -pane   1  
74 to kill funi   1  
75 to die, be dead -mat   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -tale   1  
83 to work word info uzat   41  
84 to plant -pai   64  
92 to open, uncover -pasi   31  
96 dog gaun   43  
97 bird ma   1  
99 feather kaluŋ   9  
99 feather sazo/n   37  
99 feather fufulu/n   1  
100 wing banin   2  
103 meat/flesh mudan   23  
106 snake mot   12  
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito na   1, 66  
111 fish i   1  
113 branch word info zai/n   1  
115 root dabi/n   14  
116 flower moz   31  
118 grass ze   14  
119 earth/soil tan   1  
120 stone pat   1  
121 sand lul   47  
122 water word info naz   1, 43  
124 sea mas   8  
125 salt mas   3, 45  
128 sky did   53  
129 moon fule   1  
130 star patui   1, 37  
131 cloud word info timtaen   36, 41  
133 rain ui   1  
134 thunder vail   44  
135 lightning lelei   41  
137 to blow word info -fui   17  
140 dry word info -gos   70  
143 fire ya   1  
144 to burn word info i/nini      
145 smoke word info kas   2  
147 black mumum   93  
148 white kebakab   70  
149 red dazan   25  
150 yellow jaŋjaŋ   9  
153 big ujan      
154 short word info tukuzan   66  
163 new faun   1, 26  
167 night tidom   11  
168 day rude      
177 this enim      
182 I ŋa   12  
191 all dedaŋan      
196 to count -suti   51  
198 Two word info zupa   1  
199 Three word info tol   1  
200 Four word info pal   1, 65  
101 to fly zou (bird) flies 1  
5 to walk -la (he) goes 1, 69  
86 to grow word info -sa (plant) grows < *sake 'go up' 28  
136 wind tim (wind) blows 43  
88 to squeeze word info abi -pipi abi is written above -pipi 21  
39 to cook word info -mozi bakes (in earth oven) 77  
39 to cook word info -nai bakes (over fire) 3  
30 mouth auan could be: anan 36  
195 no, not tea could be: l-ea 10  
189 who? word info maitai could be: mai tai 21  
105 tail nyun could be: uyun 1  
184 he/she i he 1  
51 to sit -mado is sitting 18  
31 tooth gamaun molar tooth 29  
184 he/she i she 1  
65 rope mol string 29  
187 they i they two x  
185 we word info ŋam we two (excl) 12  
185 we word info id we two (incl.) 1  
164 good gua written above gua is uyan 1  
186 you you (pl.) 1, 55  
183 thou you (sing.) 1, 66  

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