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Language: Kusaie

Source/Author:  Blust from: Lee (1976) 
Notes:  Lee, Kee-dong. 1976. Kusaiean-English Dictionary. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Debasish Roy  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Micronesian:Micronesian Proper:Kusaiean 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand paho      
1 hand po   8  
1 hand pæo-(l)   8  
2 left lacsac      
3 right lacyot      
4 leg/foot niyac   63  
4 leg/foot niyɛ-(l) his leg 63  
4 leg/foot niye-(n) leg of. 63  
5 to walk som      
5 to walk ɛl march, parade.    
6 road/path innek      
7 to come tuhkuh   9  
7 to come fær pass/go/come (a loan?)    
8 to turn word info el      
8 to turn word info tahpuhl      
9 to swim kofkof      
10 dirty fohkfohk      
11 dust      
12 skin kolo [='skin of'] 1  
12 skin kulu-n [='skin of'] 1  
12 skin kulu-(k) my skin 1  
12 skin kolo-(l) his/her s. 1  
13 back word info fin tohkoh [='back of'] 12  
13 back word info fin tuku-n [='back of'] 12  
13 back word info tok back 12  
13 back word info tɔkɔ(l) his back 12  
13 back word info tuku(n) back of 12  
14 belly in-siyac      
15 bone sri   2  
15 bone sri   2  
16 intestines fohk      
17 liver acs ɛs, esyɛ-(l) 'liver, his liver' - see Bender et al. (2003) 1  
17 liver ɛs liver 1  
17 liver esyɛ-(l) his liver 1  
18 breast titi   1  
18 breast twetwe-(l) her breast 1  
18 breast titi-(n) breast of 1  
19 shoulder fin pihsac      
20 to know, be knowledgeable etuh orthographic form; etʌ in Bender et al. (2003) 35  
20 to know, be knowledgeable etʌ know, understand (something) 35  
20 to know, be knowledgeable (a)-kɨle-(n) notice (tr.) 18  
21 to think muh   66  
21 to think see, think 66  
21 to think motko      
22 to fear sahŋweŋ      
22 to fear mo-tok feel unwelcome, ill at ease, awkward 1  
23 blood srah   1  
23 blood sræ   1  
24 head in-sifac      
24 head olo-(l) its top 1  
24 head ulu-(n)   1  
25 neck in-kwacwac      
26 hair word info in-sifac      
26 hair word info une-(n) feather, hair, scale, fur of 10  
27 nose fwac   73  
27 nose fwɛ   73  
28 to breathe ŋosr   10  
29 to sniff, smell ŋok      
29 to sniff, smell (mɨ)sʌŋsʌŋ smelly, stinking of urine 11  
30 mouth oal   36  
30 mouth oali-(k) my mouth 36  
31 tooth wihs   54  
32 tongue loh[oh]   18  
32 tongue tongue 18  
32 tongue lɔɔ-(l) his tongue 18  
33 to laugh isracsr      
33 to laugh ŋis laugh 17  
33 to laugh ŋisŋis guffaw 17  
34 to cry tuhŋ   1  
34 to cry tʌŋ cry 1  
35 to vomit kolai      
35 to vomit woht   1  
35 to vomit wɔt to vomit 1  
36 to spit acni      
37 to eat kihmihs      
37 to eat moŋo   8  
37 to eat kaŋ   1  
37 to eat moŋo eat food 8  
38 to chew word info wi[wi]      
39 to cook word info pohel[i]      
40 to drink nihm reflex of PMic *nima 'drinkable object, with possessive classifier' 1, 59  
40 to drink nɨmnɨm to drink 1  
40 to drink nɨ-m to drink (s.t.) 1  
41 to bite ŋalŋuhl      
42 to suck kaŋ      
42 to suck moŋo      
43 ear [in]srwac      
44 to hear lohŋ   1  
44 to hear lɔŋ hear/listen to (someone) 1  
45 eye muhta   1  
45 eye mʌta-   1  
46 to see muh      
47 to yawn muh   19  
47 to yawn   19  
48 to sleep mutul   1  
48 to sleep mutul   1  
49 to lie down word info ona   1  
49 to lie down word info ona to lie down 1  
49 to lie down word info on-(kiyʌki) be prone 1  
50 to dream mwemwe     7
51 to sit pihtuhk      
51 to sit mʌta (in aset) non-native sitting posture 18, 101  
51 to sit mʌta (lɨplɨp) a sitting posture 18, 101  
52 to stand tu   2  
52 to stand tu stand up 2  
53 person/human being mwet   70  
53 person/human being mʷet   70  
54 man/male mukul      
54 man/male wen   1  
55 woman/female muhtwacn      
55 woman/female acn   1, 47  
55 woman/female ɛn   1, 47  
56 child tuhlihk   7  
56 child nætʌ-(l) his child 5  
56 child tʌlik   7  
57 husband tuhmwac      
58 wife kaŋkuh [='wife of']    
59 mother ninac   1, 78  
59 mother ninɛ ones mother. 1, 78  
59 mother nnæ   1, 83  
60 father pahpah   48  
60 father tuhma   1  
60 father tʌmʷɛ-(l) his father 1  
61 house lohm   1  
61 house yuwac   1  
61 house yuwɛ-   1  
61 house iwɛ-   1, 48  
62 thatch/roof fahsuc      
63 name e   1, 66  
63 name e   1, 66  
64 to say aŋwe      
64 to say fahk   13  
64 to say fæ-k say/tell/announce 13  
65 rope sucl      
65 rope səl   1  
66 to tie up, fasten awi   11  
66 to tie up, fasten kapihr      
66 to tie up, fasten ayʌ tie/bind 11  
66 to tie up, fasten awi tie it 11  
66 to tie up, fasten pip     L
67 to sew word info tuh[ta]   17  
67 to sew word info tʌta   17, 48  
67 to sew word info   17  
68 needle ninuhl      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info lihkacski      
71 to stab, pierce fakfuhk      
72 to hit word info suhsahk   8, 63  
72 to hit word info tukutuk to pound 8, 63  
72 to hit word info tuk to pound on something 8, 63  
73 to steal kahl      
73 to steal puhsr   51  
73 to steal pisrapasr to steal 51  
73 to steal pʌsr to steal 51  
73 to steal pɨsre to steal something 51  
74 to kill uni   1  
74 to kill uni hit or kill (someone) 1  
75 to die, be dead misac   1  
75 to die, be dead mʷet to die 1  
75 to die, be dead misɛ death/to die 1  
76 to live, be alive moul   1, 76  
76 to live, be alive moul alive, live 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info kawi   11  
77 to scratch word info rahfuhs[i]     L?
77 to scratch word info kakʌ to scratch    
77 to scratch word info kawi to scratch something 11  
78 to cut, hack word info twe      
78 to cut, hack word info paki      
78 to cut, hack word info uti   54  
78 to cut, hack word info tæt chop    
79 stick/wood sahk      
79 stick/wood branch/twig/limb 2  
79 stick/wood lwe   2  
80 to split word info fihlihk      
80 to split word info falfal to split/saw lengthwise 1, 76  
80 to split word info fʌlʌ-ŋ to split something 1, 76  
81 sharp kohsroh      
82 dull, blunt sahfiht      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant yuki      
84 to plant yok to plant    
84 to plant ikwi to plant something    
84 to plant yuki   6  
85 to choose sule      
86 to grow word info kap      
87 to swell word info faht   28  
87 to swell word info fiti bud, swelling 28  
88 to squeeze word info isacs      
89 to hold word info sruh   16  
89 to hold word info fahrfahr      
90 to dig puhk      
90 to dig kuhlkuhl   1  
90 to dig kʌlkʌl dig / turn up 1  
90 to dig kilʌ-ŋ to dig s.t. 1  
91 to buy eis      
91 to buy moli   1  
92 to open, uncover ikuhs      
93 to pound, beat word info tuk[tuk]   20, 2  
93 to pound, beat word info tuk to pound 20, 2  
93 to pound, beat word info tuk-tuk   20, 2  
94 to throw word info kalti      
94 to throw word info kuhluhk      
94 to throw word info osrwosr   104  
94 to throw word info osrak   104  
95 to fall word info ikor      
95 to fall word info top      
96 dog      
97 bird tuhram      
97 bird won is this 1 really? RG. No, I think KSR mæn is the cognate. See Bender et al. (2003)    
98 egg ahtro      
99 feather unac (<qunap-i) 30  
99 feather une-(n) feather/hair/scale/fur of 30  
100 wing paho   7  
101 to fly sohk      
102 rat kihsrihk 'mouse; < 'rat' + 'little' 16, 66  
102 rat kisrik 'mouse; < 'rat' + 'little' 16, 66  
103 meat/flesh ikoac   10  
103 meat/flesh ikoɛ-(n) flesh of (showing metathesis) 10  
104 fat/grease fact      
105 tail puhla      
105 tail ikwik rudder, tiller, helm 1  
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm) wet   10  
108 louse word info kut   1  
108 louse word info kut   1  
109 mosquito emsyac   1  
109 mosquito em-(syɛ)   1  
110 spider pwepwenu      
111 fish ik   1  
111 fish apil a kind of fish ( probable loan from Mrs) 26  
112 rotten word info kohl      
112 rotten word info mwesr rotten, mellow, pimple, flake of skin 50  
113 branch word info lah   1  
113 branch word info   1  
113 branch word info lwe   1  
114 leaf sra   1  
114 leaf sra   1  
115 root okah   2  
115 root okæ root 2  
115 root ɒkɒk mangrove root 2  
116 flower yosep      
117 fruit      
118 grass mah      
119 earth/soil infohk      
120 stone yot   46  
120 stone yot   46  
121 sand puhk   13  
122 water word info kof      
122 water word info sroano   1  
122 water word info srɒno-   1  
123 to flow acsracsr      
124 sea meoha   13  
124 sea me-ɔa ocean 13  
124 sea (kifin)-te      
125 salt sohl     L
126 lake      
127 woods/forest insack      
128 sky lucŋ      
128 sky ləŋ sky, heaven 1  
129 moon mahlwem   7  
129 moon mæ-lwem moon, month 7  
130 star itih   1  
130 star itɨ   1  
131 cloud word info puhkuhn yeŋ      
132 fog ohk      
133 rain af      
134 thunder puhlahl   15, 16  
134 thunder pʌlæl   15, 16  
135 lightning sahrom Bender et al. (2003:327) suggest this is a loan from Marshallese   L
136 wind   1  
136 wind   1  
136 wind eŋyeŋ   1  
137 to blow word info ukuk   15  
137 to blow word info pæpæ blow/fan 14  
137 to blow word info uk to blow (a bugle)/blow (something) away 15  
137 to blow word info ukuk blow/be blowing 15  
138 warm word info fuhsr fuhsr   10  
139 cold word info mihsrihsr   1  
139 cold word info mɨsrɨsr cold/chilly/cool/goose bumps 1  
139 cold word info ɔu cold 11  
139 cold word info ɔyɔu chilly 11  
140 dry word info paho      
141 wet twe kof      
142 heavy toasr      
143 fire e   1  
143 fire e   1  
144 to burn word info fulok      
144 to burn word info isihk   93  
145 smoke word info kuhlahsr      
146 ash apact      
146 ash (a)-pɛt   7  
147 black sroalsroal   8  
147 black srɒlsrɒl black 8  
148 white fasrfasr   11  
149 red sruhsrah      
150 yellow raŋraŋ   13  
151 green folfol sra      
152 small srihk   66  
152 small srɨk   66  
152 small srɨsrɨk   66  
153 big yohk      
153 big lʌlæp big/large/huge 10  
154 short word info fototo short, brief, curt. 9  
155 long word info loes   87  
155 long word info loes long, tall 87  
156 thin word info muhs      
156 thin word info mihnini   1  
157 thick word info mahtol   3  
157 thick word info mæ-tol thick/dense 3  
158 narrow ohsrihksrihk   13  
159 wide sralahp   9, 48  
159 wide sra-(læp) wide 9, 48  
160 painful, sick mas   1  
160 painful, sick atuck   1  
160 painful, sick atək   1  
161 shy, ashamed efef      
161 shy, ashamed fuon      
161 shy, ashamed mwekihn   1  
162 old word info mahtuh   1  
163 new sasuh      
164 good wo   38  
165 bad, evil nahsuhk      
166 correct, true pwacye      
167 night fohŋ   1  
167 night foŋ   1  
168 day lwen   6  
168 day lwen   6  
169 year yac      
170 when? word info ŋac   1, 24  
170 when? word info ŋɛ   1, 24  
171 to hide word info wihk      
172 to climb word info fahluhki      
172 to climb word info fan      
173 at ke      
173 at i-   1  
174 in, inside loac [time]    
174 in, inside loɛ inside 1  
174 in, inside lu-(n) inside of 1  
175 above fac-      
176 below ye      
177 this iŋe      
177 this ʌ this near speaker 1, 18  
177 this (iŋ)-e this/here/now    
178 that [s]oh      
178 that ŋoh      
178 that iŋacn      
178 that (iŋ)-ɛn that, those.    
179 near yuru-(n) vicinity of, near 97  
180 far      
181 where? word info piyac   3  
181 where? word info o-yɛ   3, 48  
181 where? word info   3, 48  
182 I ŋa   12  
182 I ŋa   12  
183 thou kom      
184 he/she el   x  
185 we word info kuht   1  
185 we word info kitacl   1  
186 you komtacl   1  
186 you kom   1  
187 they eltahl      
187 they el-(tæl)      
188 what? word info meac      
188 what? word info ɛ      
188 what? word info (me)-ɛ   1, 64  
189 who? word info suc   9  
189 who? word info There are problems here 9  
190 other      
191 all [nuh]kwewa      
192 and ac      
192 and ma and others 2  
193 if fin   65  
193 if fuhnuh   65  
194 how? word info fuhkah      
195 no, not mo[h]   4  
195 no, not se-   4  
195 no, not sʌ-   4  
196 to count oacoac   77  
196 to count oek   77  
196 to count oɛoɛ count/enumerate 77  
196 to count oe-k count (something) 77  
197 One word info se   44  
197 One word info sie   44  
197 One word info soko      
197 One word info sra   44  
197 One word info se   44  
197 One word info sie   44  
198 Two word info luo   1  
198 Two word info lo-   1  
198 Two word info lu-   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
199 Three word info tol   1  
199 Three word info tol-(u)   1  
200 Four word info ahŋ   1, 67  
200 Four word info yoko      
200 Four word info æŋ four (prefixed to classifier). 1, 67  
201 Five word info lʌm-   1  
201 Five word info lime-   1  
201 Five word info lʌm   1  
202 Six word info on   1  
203 Seven word info it   1  
204 Eight word info al-   3  
204 Eight word info ɒl-   3  
204 Eight word info ɒl   3  
204 Eight word info al   3  
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info -ŋoul   5  
206 Ten word info -ŋʌul   5  
207 Twenty word info |ongoul      
208 Fifty word info lʌm-ŋaul   1  
209 One Hundred word info -foko   20  
209 One Hundred word info -fok   20  
210 One Thousand word info      

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