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Language: Sivisa Titan

Source/Author:  Josef Meier (Anthropos; 1905-1909) 
Notes:  This data is from an r-dialect (cf Ross' from an l-dialect). Consonant inventory follows. Segments in () are inferred from the source to be phonemes but aren't written in the source. 5 vowels are written in the source (a, e, i, o, u)
Velarised Labial Alveolar Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal (mʷ) m n ny ŋ
Stop -vless (pʷ) p t c k (ʔ)
fricative v s h
trill r
lateral l
prenasalised b [ᵐbʳ] d [ⁿdʳ]
Approximant w y
 
Problems:  old source, under-differentiated orthography. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Claire Bowern  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Admiralty Islands:Eastern:Manus:East 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
5 to walk      
11 dust      
19 shoulder      
28 to breathe      
42 to suck      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
65 rope      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
77 to scratch word info      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
87 to swell word info      
93 to pound, beat word info      
102 rat      
104 fat/grease      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
115 root      
116 flower      
125 salt      
126 lake      
128 sky      
132 fog      
138 warm word info      
141 wet      
145 smoke word info      
150 yellow      
151 green      
154 short word info      
156 thin word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
163 new      
169 year      
175 above      
176 below      
2 left mato      
3 right kalimo      
4 leg/foot lin      
8 to turn word info mulie probably 'turn round, go back' MR    
10 dirty pukaun      
15 bone keka also 'foot'    
15 bone patarui      
21 to think titile      
25 neck ŋundu      
36 to spit mari      
38 to chew word info usi      
43 ear pel      
46 to see lele      
49 to lie down word info alul      
51 to sit an also en (data uncertainty)    
55 woman/female bulu      
57 husband kamal      
58 wife palua      
62 thatch/roof buŋei      
66 to tie up, fasten pakute 'fasten'    
69 to hunt word info nyak      
76 to live, be alive ti      
79 stick/wood nes      
81 sharp ace      
83 to work word info po = 'do'    
84 to plant tayani      
86 to grow word info wai      
88 to squeeze word info tamete      
88 to squeeze word info duluani      
88 to squeeze word info puriŋi      
89 to hold word info kakawi      
92 to open, uncover caŋaŋ intr.    
95 to fall word info suar      
101 to fly ilou      
105 tail kaleuya      
118 grass rami in the context of grass skirt fibres; might not be general word   L?
121 sand leŋ      
123 to flow su      
131 cloud word info poŋou      
133 rain bura      
136 wind kawo      
137 to blow word info ilou      
139 cold word info morai cold season    
140 dry word info camar      
147 black puic      
152 small manayan      
157 thick word info isop      
161 shy, ashamed matabule      
162 old word info mada 'old man'    
162 old word info pimpati 'old woman'    
171 to hide word info akure      
174 in, inside ise      
178 that tita      
179 near ic      
181 where? word info ite      
185 we word info yoya excl    
189 who? word info tavai      
190 other a      
191 all una      
193 if alan also 'when'    
194 how? word info se      
196 to count cani      
196 to count rameyani      
197 One word info amo (for humans)    
197 One word info sem (for houses)    
200 Four word info taa      
208 Fifty word info toval      
210 One Thousand word info poesi      
1 hand lima   1  
4 leg/foot keka   1  
6 road/path cal   1  
7 to come me   1  
12 skin kulico   1  
17 liver ate   1  
18 breast sus   1  
23 blood rai   1  
30 mouth poa probably pʷa 1  
34 to cry taŋ   1  
35 to vomit romot   1  
37 to eat ani   1  
40 to drink un   1  
41 to bite ala   1  
41 to bite ate   1  
43 ear diliŋa   1  
44 to hear uroŋ   1  
45 eye mata   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house um   1  
63 name ŋara   1  
63 name atue   1  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
90 to dig iri   1  
97 bird manuai Pandion haliaetus, but may be generic word (no other 'bird' word recorded) 1  
108 louse word info kut   1  
109 mosquito nyam   1  
111 fish ni   1  
114 leaf laun   1  
117 fruit bua   1  
120 stone pat   1  
124 sea das   1  
129 moon bul   1  
130 star pitui   1  
164 good uyan   1  
173 at e   1  
183 thou oi   1  
184 he/she i   1  
185 we word info yota incl 1  
188 what? word info sa   1  
189 who? word info se   1  
198 Two word info aruo   1  
199 Three word info talo   1  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info wono   1  
98 egg alet metathesis 1, 4  
182 I yo   1, 21  
170 when? word info keis   1, 25  
186 you awa   1, 25  
31 tooth lia   1, 35  
53 person/human being ramat   1, 66  
48 to sleep matir   1, 70  
174 in, inside lo 'inside' 1, 72  
167 night piaun   1, 75  
146 ash kuluep   1, 81  
66 to tie up, fasten asi   10  
95 to fall word info los   109  
103 meat/flesh caŋin ? 11  
39 to cook word info abur   112  
13 back word info du   12  
106 snake moat   12  
112 rotten word info pora rot 12  
149 red ram verb 'redden' (but probably also adj) 12  
155 long word info alawen   12  
54 man/male ramat   12, 14  
9 to swim nyu   12, 56  
25 neck kolo   122  
64 to say va also pa (this is probably a sound change in progress) 13  
46 to see lis   14  
94 to throw word info uti   15  
74 to kill atiŋ   18  
100 wing pali   2  
122 water word info wai   2  
192 and ma 'and, with' 2  
40 to drink ulumui   20  
134 thunder atuŋ   22  
134 thunder katuŋ   22  
134 thunder parar (thunderclap) 22  
203 Seven word info adatulumo   22  
180 far alawen   23  
192 and pe   24  
27 nose mataŋusun   27, 92  
142 heavy patu   29  
13 back word info muri   3  
33 to laugh alisai   3, 54  
127 woods/forest lono   31  
204 Eight word info adaruo   31  
207 Twenty word info rukou   31  
38 to chew word info tua (esp. in sense of 'chew betel') 33  
16 intestines diliwe   37  
205 Nine word info adasi   37  
205 Nine word info taadasi   37  
177 this ita   38  
99 feather lam   4  
143 fire moan   4  
209 One Hundred word info asaŋat   4, 38  
80 to split word info sel   40  
172 to climb word info nyak   41  
194 how? word info tapeta   42  
84 to plant tawi   43  
206 Ten word info akou   44  
60 father papu with irregular final vowel 48  
92 to open, uncover tapari tr. 48  
9 to swim kau   5  
56 child nat   5  
14 belly putua 'stomach' 52  
72 to hit word info ta   52  
107 worm (earthworm) kalemuid   52  
197 One word info si   56  
78 to cut, hack word info can   58  
187 they ala   59, 70  
58 wife pati   6  
91 to buy cime   6  
96 dog muiny   6  
168 day poŋ   6  
168 day raŋ   6  
73 to steal caburui   61  
20 to know, be knowledgeable pas   62  
56 child riin   63  
152 small riin   66  
153 big madean   67  
22 to fear no   7  
148 white parer   7  
165 bad, evil muan probably muwan 7  
32 tongue kararame   7, 14  
144 to burn word info tulumui   73  
24 head pala   8  
29 to sniff, smell uŋe   8  
181 where? word info kerehe   8, 24  
59 mother yaye   84  
166 correct, true daŋan   88  
26 hair word info lamunpala lit hair-head; cf lam 9  
119 earth/soil poany   9  
195 no, not epoen   9  
195 no, not poen   9  
135 lightning damet   90  
52 to stand se   93  
191 all asi   95  
191 all asiuna in compound 95  
52 to stand tadul 'stand upright' 98  

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