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Language: Amami

Source/Author:  The Okinawa Center of Language Study 
Notes:  Japonic language Spoken in the Amami islands; the dialect represented is that of the city of Naze. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Mark Williamson  Checked By:  
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  • Total Data: 185
  • Number of Retentions:
  • Number of Loans: 2
 
Classification:  Japonic:Ryukyuan:Amami-Okinawan:Northern Amami-Okinawan 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
47 to yawn      
49 to lie down word info      
51 to sit      
71 to stab, pierce      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
141 wet      
170 when? word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
184 he/she      
186 you      
192 and      
193 if      
195 no, not      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
164 good 'icj      
166 correct, true 'icj      
61 house 'jaa   25  
54 man/male 'jenga      
113 branch word info 'joda      
167 night 'juru      
55 woman/female 'onagu      
56 child 'warabï   99  
165 bad, evil 'waru      
79 stick/wood boo Loan from Chinese. cf. Sino-Japanese boo 'stick/wood' 100 L
23 blood cii      
179 near cikja   52  
53 person/human being cjuu      
142 heavy cjuu      
129 moon cïki      
65 rope cïna      
36 to spit cïzï ga hax      
188 what? word info daa      
102 rat doziro      
181 where? word info dïma      
109 mosquito gadʒan      
118 grass gaja      
123 to flow ha      
127 woods/forest ha'jasi      
149 red haa      
161 shy, ashamed hacïka      
4 leg/foot hagi      
27 nose hana      
116 flower hana      
99 feather hane      
100 wing hange      
68 needle hari      
83 to work word info haθarax      
2 left hidʒari      
139 cold word info higuru      
44 to hear hirax      
159 wide hiru      
87 to swell word info hiruga      
106 snake hjan      
86 to grow word info hode      
190 other hoxa      
90 to dig hu      
11 dust huhun      
137 to blow word info huk      
162 old word info huru      
130 star husi      
60 father hussju      
31 tooth hwa      
114 leaf hwa      
146 ash hwe      
92 to open, uncover hwee      
153 big hwïs      
157 thick word info hwïs      
78 to cut, hack word info ki      
150 yellow kii      
17 liver kimo      
132 fog kiri      
25 neck kubi      
110 spider kubu      
30 mouth kuci      
131 cloud word info kumo      
147 black kuru      
112 rotten word info kusare      
8 to turn word info magu      
125 salt masju      
144 to burn word info mees   41  
117 fruit mi      
6 road/path mici      
46 to see mii      
163 new mii      
199 Three word info mii      
43 ear min   18  
119 earth/soil miçja      
35 to vomit modos      
18 breast munï      
66 to tie up, fasten musub      
202 Six word info muu   11  
89 to hold word info muθ      
107 worm (earthworm) mïmïzï      
122 water word info mïzï      
45 eye mïï   14  
155 long word info naga   56  
94 to throw word info nagï      
63 name namin      
183 thou nan      
203 Seven word info nana   6  
34 to cry nax      
39 to cook word info ni      
3 right nigiri      
67 to sew word info noo'      
172 to climb word info nub      
73 to steal nug      
40 to drink num      
115 root   20  
48 to sleep nïb   100  
88 to squeeze word info sibu      
75 to die, be dead simj      
108 louse word info siran      
148 white siru      
103 meat/flesh sisi or 31? 1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable siçj      
158 narrow sjeba      
191 all suu'ju      
32 tongue sïba      
121 sand sïna      
42 to suck sïsï   1  
198 Two word info taa      
189 who? word info taru      
1 hand tïï   38  
197 One word info tïï      
171 to hide word info xakurï      
37 to eat xam      
41 to bite xam      
24 head xamaci      
26 hair word info xamaci      
140 dry word info xami      
38 to chew word info xanhikkj      
134 thunder xannari      
135 lightning xannari nu hiziri      
69 to hunt word info xari s      
77 to scratch word info xax      
196 to count xaz      
136 wind xaze      
19 shoulder xaθa      
194 how? word info xjasi      
91 to buy xo'   100  
98 egg xoga      
12 skin xoo      
15 bone xoobe      
177 this xun      
205 Nine word info xunu      
7 to come xuri      
13 back word info xusi      
72 to hit word info xuss      
74 to kill xuss      
145 smoke word info xïbusi      
105 tail zubu      
64 to say çj      
104 fat/grease ʔabura      
138 warm word info ʔacï   48  
59 mother ʔago      
5 to walk ʔakk (all verbs suffixed with -uri in plain form or -ruri when root ends with vowel)    
133 rain ʔamï      
58 wife ʔassje      
187 they ʔatta      
70 to shoot word info ʔi      
201 Five word info ʔii      
76 to live, be alive ʔikimj      
154 short word info ʔikkja      
50 to dream ʔimi ba mii      
96 dog ʔin   39  
62 thatch/roof ʔirixjadehe      
120 stone ʔisi      
126 lake ʔixï   24  
160 painful, sick ʔiçja      
95 to fall word info ʔjee      
152 small ʔjena      
156 thin word info ʔjena      
111 fish ʔjuu      
151 green ʔo      
21 to think ʔomo'      
124 sea ʔumi      
178 that ʔun      
93 to pound, beat word info ʔuθ      
22 to fear ʔuθu      
57 husband ʔuθu      
84 to plant ʔwïï      
9 to swim ʔwïïg      
52 to stand θaθ      
168 day θeda      
101 to fly θub   41  
97 bird θuri      
169 year θusi      
180 far θuu      
206 Ten word info θuu      
128 sky θïn Sino-Japanese ten 'sky' < Chinese tian 'sky'.   L
143 fire μacï      
204 Eight word info ’jaa   9  
10 dirty ’janage (all adjectives suffixed with -sari or mutation thereof in plain form)    
200 Four word info ’joo      
182 I ’wa      
33 to laugh ’wara'      
185 we word info ’waxja      
14 belly ’waθa      
16 intestines ’waθa      

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