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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      
144 to burn word info i/nini      
153 big ujan      
168 day rude      
177 this enim      
191 all dedaŋan      
3 right von   1  
6 road/path dal   1  
16 intestines teŋaen   1  
17 liver aten   1  
18 breast sus   1  
23 blood daz   1  
34 to cry -ta   1  
37 to eat -ani   1  
43 ear tiliŋa/n   1  
45 eye matan   1  
59 mother tinan nen   1  
60 father tamari   1  
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  
97 bird ma   1  
99 feather fufulu/n   1  
101 to fly zou (bird) flies 1  
105 tail nyun could be: uyun 1  
108 louse word info utu   1  
111 fish i   1  
113 branch word info zai/n   1  
119 earth/soil tan   1  
120 stone pat   1  
129 moon fule   1  
133 rain ui   1  
143 fire ya   1  
164 good gua written above gua is uyan 1  
184 he/she i he 1  
184 he/she i she 1  
185 we word info id we two (incl.) 1  
198 Two word info zupa   1  
199 Three word info tol   1  
44 to hear -loŋ   1, 36  
5 to walk -la (he) goes 1, 69  
55 woman/female pain   1, 106  
163 new faun   1, 26  
31 tooth livo/n   1, 35  
130 star patui   1, 37  
122 water word info naz   1, 43  
186 you you (pl.) 1, 55  
200 Four word info pal   1, 65  
1 hand ni man   1, 66  
109 mosquito na   1, 66  
183 thou you (sing.) 1, 66  
195 no, not tea could be: l-ea 10  
167 night tidom   11  
106 snake mot   12  
182 I ŋa   12  
185 we word info ŋam we two (excl) 12  
54 man/male tamot   12, 14  
46 to see -lale   14  
115 root dabi/n   14  
118 grass ze   14  
137 to blow word info -fui   17  
51 to sit -mado is sitting 18  
2 left ŋas   19  
100 wing banin   2  
145 smoke word info kas   2  
63 name jaŋan   20  
7 to come -so   21  
88 to squeeze word info abi -pipi abi is written above -pipi 21  
189 who? word info maitai could be: mai tai 21  
15 bone dog   23  
61 house ab   23  
103 meat/flesh mudan   23  
149 red dazan   25  
9 to swim -log   28  
86 to grow word info -sa (plant) grows < *sake 'go up' 28  
22 to fear -zez   29  
31 tooth gamaun molar tooth 29  
65 rope mol string 29  
39 to cook word info -nai bakes (over fire) 3  
125 salt mas   3, 45  
12 skin tinin   31  
92 to open, uncover -pasi   31  
116 flower moz   31  
32 tongue balen   33  
30 mouth auan could be: anan 36  
131 cloud word info timtaen   36, 41  
5 to walk -tor   37  
99 feather sazo/n   37  
83 to work word info uzat   41  
135 lightning lelei   41  
96 dog gaun   43  
136 wind tim (wind) blows 43  
134 thunder vail   44  
121 sand lul   47  
56 child natu/n   5  
64 to say -bol   50  
196 to count -suti   51  
128 sky did   53  
42 to suck -musi   6  
4 leg/foot nien   63  
4 leg/foot nien   63  
84 to plant -pai   64  
154 short word info tukuzan   66  
25 neck buzu/n   68  
140 dry word info -gos   70  
148 white kebakab   70  
8 to turn word info -daŋsa   77  
39 to cook word info -mozi bakes (in earth oven) 77  
35 to vomit -lu   8  
48 to sleep -en   8  
124 sea mas   8  
24 head patu/n   9  
99 feather kaluŋ   9  
150 yellow jaŋjaŋ   9  
147 black mumum   93  
187 they i they two x  

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