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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      
190 other a      
39 to cook word info abur   112  
81 sharp ace      
204 Eight word info adaruo   31  
205 Nine word info adasi   37  
203 Seven word info adatulumo   22  
206 Ten word info akou   44  
171 to hide word info akure      
41 to bite ala   1  
187 they ala   59, 70  
193 if alan also 'when'    
155 long word info alawen   12  
180 far alawen   23  
98 egg alet metathesis 1, 4  
33 to laugh alisai   3, 54  
49 to lie down word info alul      
197 One word info amo (for humans)    
51 to sit an also en (data uncertainty)    
37 to eat ani   1  
198 Two word info aruo   1  
209 One Hundred word info asaŋat   4, 38  
66 to tie up, fasten asi   10  
191 all asi   95  
191 all asiuna in compound 95  
17 liver ate   1  
41 to bite ate   1  
74 to kill atiŋ   18  
63 name atue   1  
134 thunder atuŋ   22  
186 you awa   1, 25  
117 fruit bua   1  
129 moon bul   1  
55 woman/female bulu      
133 rain bura      
62 thatch/roof buŋei      
73 to steal caburui   61  
6 road/path cal   1  
140 dry word info camar      
78 to cut, hack word info can   58  
196 to count cani      
92 to open, uncover caŋaŋ intr.    
103 meat/flesh caŋin ? 11  
91 to buy cime   6  
135 lightning damet   90  
124 sea das   1  
166 correct, true daŋan   88  
16 intestines diliwe   37  
43 ear diliŋa   1  
13 back word info du   12  
88 to squeeze word info duluani      
173 at e   1  
195 no, not epoen   9  
184 he/she i   1  
179 near ic      
101 to fly ilou      
137 to blow word info ilou      
90 to dig iri   1  
174 in, inside ise      
157 thick word info isop      
177 this ita   38  
181 where? word info ite      
89 to hold word info kakawi      
107 worm (earthworm) kalemuid   52  
105 tail kaleuya      
3 right kalimo      
57 husband kamal      
32 tongue kararame   7, 14  
134 thunder katuŋ   22  
9 to swim kau   5  
136 wind kawo      
170 when? word info keis   1, 25  
4 leg/foot keka   1  
15 bone keka also 'foot'    
181 where? word info kerehe   8, 24  
25 neck kolo   122  
12 skin kulico   1  
146 ash kuluep   1, 81  
108 louse word info kut   1  
99 feather lam   4  
26 hair word info lamunpala lit hair-head; cf lam 9  
114 leaf laun   1  
46 to see lele      
121 sand leŋ      
31 tooth lia   1, 35  
1 hand lima   1  
201 Five word info lima   1  
4 leg/foot lin      
46 to see lis   14  
174 in, inside lo 'inside' 1, 72  
127 woods/forest lono   31  
95 to fall word info los   109  
192 and ma 'and, with' 2  
162 old word info mada 'old man'    
153 big madean   67  
152 small manayan      
97 bird manuai Pandion haliaetus, but may be generic word (no other 'bird' word recorded) 1  
36 to spit mari      
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
45 eye mata   1  
161 shy, ashamed matabule      
27 nose mataŋusun   27, 92  
48 to sleep matir   1, 70  
2 left mato      
7 to come me   1  
143 fire moan   4  
106 snake moat   12  
139 cold word info morai cold season    
165 bad, evil muan probably muwan 7  
96 dog muiny   6  
8 to turn word info mulie probably 'turn round, go back' MR    
13 back word info muri   3  
56 child nat   5  
79 stick/wood nes      
111 fish ni   1  
22 to fear no   7  
69 to hunt word info nyak      
172 to climb word info nyak   41  
109 mosquito nyam   1  
9 to swim nyu   12, 56  
183 thou oi   1  
66 to tie up, fasten pakute 'fasten'    
24 head pala   8  
100 wing pali   2  
58 wife palua      
60 father papu with irregular final vowel 48  
134 thunder parar (thunderclap) 22  
148 white parer   7  
20 to know, be knowledgeable pas   62  
120 stone pat   1  
15 bone patarui      
58 wife pati   6  
142 heavy patu   29  
192 and pe   24  
43 ear pel      
167 night piaun   1, 75  
162 old word info pimpati 'old woman'    
130 star pitui   1  
83 to work word info po = 'do'    
30 mouth poa probably pʷa 1  
119 earth/soil poany   9  
195 no, not poen   9  
210 One Thousand word info poesi      
112 rotten word info pora rot 12  
168 day poŋ   6  
131 cloud word info poŋou      
147 black puic      
10 dirty pukaun      
88 to squeeze word info puriŋi      
14 belly putua 'stomach' 52  
23 blood rai   1  
149 red ram verb 'redden' (but probably also adj) 12  
53 person/human being ramat   1, 66  
54 man/male ramat   12, 14  
196 to count rameyani      
118 grass rami in the context of grass skirt fibres; might not be general word   L?
168 day raŋ   6  
56 child riin   63  
152 small riin   66  
35 to vomit romot   1  
207 Twenty word info rukou   31  
188 what? word info sa   1  
52 to stand se   93  
189 who? word info se   1  
194 how? word info se      
80 to split word info sel   40  
197 One word info sem (for houses)    
197 One word info si   56  
123 to flow su      
95 to fall word info suar      
18 breast sus   1  
72 to hit word info ta   52  
200 Four word info taa      
205 Nine word info taadasi   37  
52 to stand tadul 'stand upright' 98  
199 Three word info talo   1  
60 father tama   1  
88 to squeeze word info tamete      
92 to open, uncover tapari tr. 48  
194 how? word info tapeta   42  
189 who? word info tavai      
84 to plant tawi   43  
84 to plant tayani      
34 to cry taŋ   1  
76 to live, be alive ti      
178 that tita      
21 to think titile      
208 Fifty word info toval      
38 to chew word info tua (esp. in sense of 'chew betel') 33  
144 to burn word info tulumui   73  
40 to drink ulumui   20  
61 house um   1  
40 to drink un   1  
191 all una      
44 to hear uroŋ   1  
38 to chew word info usi      
94 to throw word info uti   15  
164 good uyan   1  
29 to sniff, smell uŋe   8  
64 to say va also pa (this is probably a sound change in progress) 13  
86 to grow word info wai      
122 water word info wai   2  
202 Six word info wono   1  
59 mother yaye   84  
182 I yo   1, 21  
185 we word info yota incl 1  
185 we word info yoya excl    
63 name ŋara   1  
25 neck ŋundu      

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