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

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