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

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