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Language: Bwaidoga

Source/Author:  Blust, from: Jenness and Ballantyne (1926) 
Notes:  Jenness, D., Ballantyne, A. (1926). Language, Mythology, and Songs of Bwaidoga, Goodenough Island, S.E. Papua. Journal of the Polynesian Society. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Papuan Tip:Nuclear:North Papuan Mainland-D'Entrecasteaux:Bwaidoga 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand nima-   1  
2 left ai-mauli   1, 59  
3 right ai-atagi   14  
4 leg/foot age-   1  
5 to walk tauya   137  
5 to walk naudadana   1, 35  
6 road/path wai   25  
7 to come elai   87  
8 to turn word info vila   66  
9 to swim kaio   32  
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin ubu-   55  
13 back word info domo-   61  
14 belly kamo-   45  
15 bone lulu-   32  
16 intestines kamo-foa   30  
17 liver      
18 breast agu-   1  
19 shoulder avala   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable alamanena   43  
21 to think      
22 to fear matauta   1  
23 blood daiaga   32  
24 head debai-   43, 72  
25 neck ago-   88  
26 hair word info kulua-   3  
27 nose kabu-   17  
28 to breathe yawa(i)   22  
29 to sniff, smell auna   1  
30 mouth awa-   36  
31 tooth nigo-   1  
32 tongue mea-   7  
33 to laugh vele   82  
34 to cry tagia   1  
35 to vomit yovala   11  
36 to spit giwala   40  
37 to eat kani   1  
38 to chew word info kuda   14  
38 to chew word info kava   67  
39 to cook word info vetagova   27  
40 to drink yuga   36  
41 to bite yovana   44  
42 to suck tauma irregular *u > au, irregular *u > a 81, 86  
43 ear taya   1  
44 to hear nogalina   1, 36  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see ita   1  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep daudau   64  
49 to lie down word info eno-bala   1  
50 to dream avaita   66  
51 to sit (ve)toga   80  
52 to stand mididi   1  
53 person/human being kaliva   41  
54 man/male mogane   1  
55 woman/female vavine   1, 106  
55 woman/female vevine   1, 106  
56 child natu-   5  
57 husband mogane-   26?  
58 wife vevine-   5, 68  
59 mother ina-   1  
60 father tama-   1  
61 house manua   7, 44  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name iegana   1, 18  
64 to say vona   20  
65 rope bulava   84  
66 to tie up, fasten utagona   134  
67 to sew word info      
68 needle gaima   1  
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce esabakalina      
71 to stab, pierce etofolena   96  
72 to hit word info tafina   31  
73 to steal ki-      
74 to kill munu|na   1  
75 to die, be dead alika   11  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info koi   95  
77 to scratch word info kwoina      
78 to cut, hack word info tala|na   1  
79 stick/wood ai   1  
80 to split word info talakekei tala < *taRaq 'adze' 90  
81 sharp manimanina   29  
82 dull, blunt baitutuna   25  
83 to work word info bakula   19  
84 to plant fa   64  
85 to choose venuvenuana   44  
85 to choose nuadadana   43  
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info fugana      
88 to squeeze word info voilina   63  
89 to hold word info abina   23  
90 to dig bwalu   68  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover yavuna   76  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info nata      
94 to throw word info atu   31  
94 to throw word info bwaiabwaiana      
95 to fall word info taulina      
95 to fall word info mavuna   80  
96 dog koko   17  
96 dog galu(k)eta   99  
97 bird manuga   1  
98 egg fou   15  
99 feather dakula   13  
100 wing ofana   30  
101 to fly yavega   44  
102 rat kwaisalu   32  
103 meat/flesh vido-   10  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake mota   12  
107 worm (earthworm) mota-mota   10  
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito nimoga   1  
110 spider      
111 fish igana   1  
112 rotten word info bwaketa      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf luku-   16  
115 root walamina   62  
116 flower      
117 fruit guana   1  
118 grass umiumi      
119 earth/soil babi   19  
120 stone kabala   15  
121 sand makama   29  
122 water word info dauda   62  
123 to flow      
124 sea gawana   13, 66  
124 sea oko      
124 sea leaga   71  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest gudana   7, 20  
128 sky gabama   18  
129 moon vaikoi   23  
130 star ailabama      
131 cloud word info samona      
131 cloud word info buibui   44  
132 fog owa   33  
133 rain wei   27  
134 thunder atala   26  
135 lightning atunama   38  
136 wind mala   21  
137 to blow word info yuve   77  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info tulutuluna   126  
140 dry word info yayana   69  
141 wet butana   20  
142 heavy      
143 fire ai   35  
144 to burn word info tuina   1  
145 smoke word info sio   50  
146 ash au|fafa   1, 89  
147 black likenakena      
148 white      
149 red abela   99  
150 yellow yagoyagona   9  
151 green matamatagina   1  
152 small kabikona   67  
152 small kabisona   67  
153 big lakaina   43  
154 short word info kasikina      
154 short word info kasiona      
155 long word info manamanaue   12  
156 thin word info yalayalana   66  
156 thin word info bikana      
157 thick word info badobadona   18  
158 narrow madiala      
159 wide talafava   48  
160 painful, sick veoga      
160 painful, sick ulolo      
161 shy, ashamed (vovo)mumu   82  
162 old word info      
163 new vagu   1, 26  
164 good wakana      
165 bad, evil koiona   66  
166 correct, true      
167 night bogi   1  
168 day yadayada   66  
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info velusowavuyena   56  
172 to climb word info tafikwaioia      
173 at      
174 in, inside negeni   60  
175 above getane   60  
176 below dibuni   82  
177 this taidei      
178 that taiwa      
179 near lilivane   60, 105  
180 far lauva   23  
180 far atuada      
181 where? word info gadedeku      
182 I g|a   1, 21  
183 thou oie   1  
184 he/she g|i   1  
185 we word info ideavo ideavo (incl.) 1  
185 we word info imeavo imeavo (excl.) 2  
186 you imiavo   1, 13  
187 they idiavo *-avo PL 25, 64  
188 what? word info gava   1  
189 who? word info gai|to   55  
190 other velugane   66  
191 all dawanidi      
191 all matatabuna   45  
192 and ke   1  
193 if kai   80  
194 how? word info gavaiamu      
195 no, not keke   23  
196 to count      
197 One word info tamo -mo 'only' 14  
197 One word info sedana      
198 Two word info lue   1  
199 Three word info toi   1  
200 Four word info laufuli   70  
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      

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