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

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