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Language: Uruava

Source/Author:  Palmer, Bill (2004) Uruava dictionary, Additions from Piet Lincoln 
Notes:  Palmer's dictionary is an exhaustive compilation from older sources. Uruava is an extinct language of Bougainville. Missing items are probably lost for ever. 
Problems:  Sources diagree as to whether Palmers <g> represents [g] or [ŋ]. Palmer assumes [g]. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Malcolm Ross  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic:Mono-Uruava 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand kabe-na   42  
2 left kabe mairi   1, 59  
3 right kabe βana      
4 leg/foot nane-na   19  
5 to walk rara   1, 69  
6 road/path arana   1  
7 to come ra-mai   1, 85  
7 to come moi possible error 1  
8 to turn word info ko βego you turn    
9 to swim nabe   43  
9 to swim sirupi   12  
10 dirty mino      
10 dirty minominono      
11 dust koaβu   21  
12 skin uri-na   1  
13 back word info pou-na   108  
14 belly kobava-na stomach 2  
15 bone tua-na   1, 10  
16 intestines siopa-na   36  
17 liver ate-na   1  
18 breast susú-na   1  
19 shoulder báe-na   30  
20 to know, be knowledgeable mataú-i   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable aria matauni anogo I know 1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable aro matauni anogo you know 1  
21 to think onóui   37  
21 to think matauni anogo      
22 to fear kuira      
22 to fear (mare) kokora      
23 blood revái   8  
24 head patu-na   9  
25 neck koekoe-na      
26 hair word info vurú-na   31  
27 nose niú-na   27  
28 to breathe napu      
29 to sniff, smell sie-i   92  
29 to sniff, smell sie   92  
29 to sniff, smell aria u sie I smell 92  
30 mouth gunu-na      
31 tooth      
32 tongue vere-na      
33 to laugh pa   101  
33 to laugh pai   101  
33 to laugh papaina   101  
34 to cry tani   1  
35 to vomit rua-rua   8  
36 to spit rovi   118  
37 to eat tamu   40  
38 to chew word info mama   1  
39 to cook word info raro-i   56  
40 to drink ani = 'eat, drink' 33  
40 to drink nokoi   61  
40 to drink ari u noko I drink 61  
41 to bite karas-i   1  
41 to bite kakirigana      
42 to suck susu nokonokoaina baby drink susu    
43 ear tarina-na   1  
43 ear talina   1  
44 to hear baroro   38  
44 to hear baror-i   38  
44 to hear barori   38  
44 to hear aria u barori I hear 38  
45 eye mata-na   1  
46 to see doi   56  
46 to see toru   126  
46 to see aria u toru I see 126  
47 to yawn mavoa   19  
48 to sleep ebete sleep    
48 to sleep ruka doze    
49 to lie down word info boretarava      
49 to lie down word info ebetenobu to lie (on side) x  
50 to dream rio   35  
51 to sit piutu      
51 to sit piutu nogu I am sitting (?)    
52 to stand toru   2, 69  
52 to stand tolunomu you are standing (?)    
53 person/human being kau   1  
53 person/human being buri maru plenty woman x  
53 person/human being buri sooni plenty man x  
54 man/male soni   46, 68  
54 man/male sooni   46, 68  
55 woman/female maru   114  
56 child tu-na   5  
57 husband egu-sani      
57 husband mo soni thy husband    
58 wife egu-maru      
58 wife mo maru thy wife    
59 mother sina-na   1  
59 mother sinagu mother-my 1  
60 father tama-na   1  
60 father tamagu   1  
61 house ruma   1  
62 thatch/roof ikana-na      
63 name iana-na   1, 18  
63 name aria ianagu I name-my 1, 18  
64 to say      
65 rope tabiroro   47?  
66 to tie up, fasten piri   18  
66 to tie up, fasten wagasa to tie (knot)    
67 to sew word info kumata   70  
67 to sew word info kumas-i   70  
67 to sew word info ko tuai      
67 to sew word info aria ko tuai I sew    
68 needle navis      
69 to hunt word info mane-mane      
69 to hunt word info kom nanoi yumi hunt    
70 to shoot word info pira-di   27  
71 to stab, pierce e wanayau      
72 to hit word info atunu   50  
72 to hit word info atun-i   50  
72 to hit word info e βaora to hit (esp. with fist)    
72 to hit word info erua buri soni wariatunu to fight (esp. humans) - two plural men each.other-hit    
73 to steal vainao   1, 32  
73 to steal vainao-i   1, 32  
74 to kill va-mate-i   2  
74 to kill atunu   18  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive podo also 'be born' 77  
77 to scratch word info kori scratch 12  
77 to scratch word info korikori aigu scratch me 12  
78 to cut, hack word info buri chop through    
78 to cut, hack word info toki cut 27, 96  
78 to cut, hack word info karukarusi cut (as with knife)    
79 stick/wood au tree 1  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp kadi-kadi      
81 sharp kani-kani   14  
82 dull, blunt patugu   45  
83 to work word info sikodo PCL: possibly Japanese loan? <sigoto> but collected 1939 before J occupation.    
84 to plant luga-luga ?    
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info tubu swelling, boil (PCL: in context of disease) 12  
88 to squeeze word info pitu-i   51  
88 to squeeze word info pisuini squeeze (particulary shredded coconut) 31  
89 to hold word info agos-i      
90 to dig karo-i      
91 to buy romo-i      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info sevu-sevuri beat sago to produce sago water    
94 to throw word info pogoini throw    
94 to throw word info pogoiniamai throw back x  
95 to fall word info uka regular loss of *p- 19  
96 dog mosi      
97 bird mareki   32  
98 egg tagu-na   11  
98 egg toru   1  
98 egg tou   1  
99 feather vataka-na      
100 wing baina wing = shoulder 16  
101 to fly e βurau to fly    
102 rat kue irreg reflex 3, 61  
103 meat/flesh baba-na      
104 fat/grease menaka-na   1  
104 fat/grease minaka fat (subst.) 1  
105 tail kure-na   27  
106 snake kodu-kodu snake, worm 18  
106 snake korukoru   21  
107 worm (earthworm) kodu-kodu 'snake, worm'    
107 worm (earthworm) mooge worm esp. earthworm    
107 worm (earthworm) korukorumudeka small snake    
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito lolo   42  
110 spider gave   12  
110 spider piproka      
111 fish iana   1  
112 rotten word info koaβa rotten (as a log) 76  
113 branch word info karapi-na   18  
114 leaf vuru-na hair, fur, leaves 18  
115 root agara-na   19  
116 flower kaba-na      
117 fruit ua-na   1  
118 grass bubu-re   19  
119 earth/soil karisi      
120 stone patu   1  
121 sand motokaka      
122 water word info arakao      
123 to flow      
124 sea asipu sea, ocean; salt    
125 salt asipu sea, ocean; salt 50  
126 lake makoku      
126 lake tokogosi      
127 woods/forest usina forest 23  
127 woods/forest veasi undeveloped forest    
128 sky ranisi POc *laŋit 1  
129 moon vogera   31?  
130 star vesunu   1  
131 cloud word info kabo-kabo      
132 fog kamoi      
133 rain uana   1  
134 thunder kurukurumu   2, 56  
135 lightning sinava   2  
136 wind giuvu   65  
137 to blow word info piubi vowel metathesis? 17  
137 to blow word info kiuβu to blow of wind    
138 warm word info kasi-kasi (of fire only?)    
139 cold word info pugete cold (of air only?)    
139 cold word info maramu cold (of person)    
140 dry word info mamaa   11  
140 dry word info madoata dry in general    
141 wet mare ui ekana madoata not dry    
142 heavy marabu      
143 fire udaka   23  
144 to burn word info totoi      
144 to burn word info e kurumu burn (intrans.)    
144 to burn word info wakurumi make burn    
145 smoke word info ao   2  
146 ash koavu   1, 69  
147 black ravarava      
148 white kakara   43  
149 red revarevai      
150 yellow kakagou      
151 green bulu-bulu   45  
152 small mudeka   77  
153 big dako      
154 short word info kuburu      
154 short word info kuguru      
155 long word info dea-na      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide dababara   37  
160 painful, sick avo   17  
161 shy, ashamed maeva-na   1  
162 old word info tuari be old (unspecified) 48  
163 new vaoru   1  
164 good saide      
165 bad, evil rori   44  
165 bad, evil rori   44  
166 correct, true      
167 night boni   1  
168 day rani   6  
169 year      
170 when? word info veta rani which day?    
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info kabe   35  
173 at -a   12, 31  
173 at -ia   12, 31  
174 in, inside tavana-na   20  
174 in, inside tawanana inside house 20  
175 above      
176 below kopera area underneath stilt house    
177 this ni   1  
178 that me      
178 that daume that    
179 near vasika-na      
180 far deadea-na      
181 where? word info vei-a -a 'at' 3, 35  
182 I aria   1, 24  
183 thou aro   1  
184 he/she      
185 we word info      
186 you aramu   1, 22  
187 they      
188 what? word info nava   1  
189 who? word info taka      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count koke-i      
197 One word info kape   31, 46  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info toru   1  
200 Four word info vasi   1, 65  
201 Five word info ruma   1  
202 Six word info onomo   1  
203 Seven word info vitu   1  
204 Eight word info aru   3  
205 Nine word info ia   5  
206 Ten word info avuru   5  
207 Twenty word info rua avúru      
208 Fifty word info nai rima avuru      
209 One Hundred word info rasu   4  
210 One Thousand word info kokole   19  

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