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

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