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

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