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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:
11 dust      
69 to hunt word info      
83 to work word info      
96 dog      
106 snake      
117 fruit      
126 lake      
180 far      
190 other      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand paho      
1 hand po   8  
1 hand pæo-(l)   8  
2 left lacsac      
3 right lacyot      
4 leg/foot niyac   63  
5 to walk som      
6 road/path innek      
7 to come tuhkuh   9  
8 to turn word info el      
8 to turn word info tahpuhl      
9 to swim kofkof      
10 dirty fohkfohk      
14 belly in-siyac      
15 bone sri   2  
15 bone sri   2  
16 intestines fohk      
18 breast titi   1  
19 shoulder fin pihsac      
21 to think muh   66  
21 to think motko      
22 to fear sahŋweŋ      
23 blood srah   1  
23 blood sræ   1  
24 head in-sifac      
24 head ulu-(n)   1  
25 neck in-kwacwac      
26 hair word info in-sifac      
27 nose fwac   73  
27 nose fwɛ   73  
28 to breathe ŋosr   10  
29 to sniff, smell ŋok      
30 mouth oal   36  
31 tooth wihs   54  
32 tongue loh[oh]   18  
33 to laugh isracsr      
34 to cry tuhŋ   1  
35 to vomit kolai      
35 to vomit woht   1  
36 to spit acni      
37 to eat kihmihs      
37 to eat moŋo   8  
37 to eat kaŋ   1  
38 to chew word info wi[wi]      
39 to cook word info pohel[i]      
41 to bite ŋalŋuhl      
42 to suck kaŋ      
42 to suck moŋo      
43 ear [in]srwac      
44 to hear lohŋ   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  
50 to dream mwemwe     7
51 to sit pihtuhk      
52 to stand tu   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 tʌlik   7  
57 husband tuhmwac      
59 mother ninac   1, 78  
59 mother nnæ   1, 83  
60 father pahpah   48  
60 father tuhma   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   66  
63 name e   66  
64 to say aŋwe      
64 to say fahk   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 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      
70 to shoot word info lihkacski      
71 to stab, pierce fakfuhk      
72 to hit word info suhsahk   8, 63  
73 to steal kahl      
73 to steal puhsr   51  
74 to kill uni   1  
75 to die, be dead misac   1  
76 to live, be alive moul   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info kawi   11  
77 to scratch word info rahfuhs[i]     L?
78 to cut, hack word info twe      
78 to cut, hack word info paki      
78 to cut, hack word info uti   54  
79 stick/wood sahk      
79 stick/wood lwe   2  
80 to split word info fihlihk      
81 sharp kohsroh      
82 dull, blunt sahfiht      
84 to plant yuki      
84 to plant yuki   6  
85 to choose sule      
86 to grow word info kap      
87 to swell word info faht   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  
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-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      
97 bird tuhram      
98 egg ahtro      
100 wing paho   7  
101 to fly sohk      
103 meat/flesh ikoac   10  
104 fat/grease fact      
105 tail puhla      
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  
112 rotten word info kohl      
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  
116 flower yosep      
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 (kifin)-te      
125 salt sohl     L
127 woods/forest insack      
128 sky lucŋ      
129 moon mahlwem   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  
136 wind   1  
136 wind   1  
136 wind eŋyeŋ   1  
137 to blow word info ukuk   15  
138 warm word info fuhsr fuhsr   10  
139 cold word info mihsrihsr   1  
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  
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      
155 long word info loes   87  
156 thin word info muhs      
156 thin word info mihnini   1  
157 thick word info mahtol   3  
158 narrow ohsrihksrihk   13  
159 wide sralahp   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  
175 above fac-      
176 below ye      
177 this iŋe      
178 that [s]oh      
178 that ŋoh      
178 that iŋacn      
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  
191 all [nuh]kwewa      
192 and ac      
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  
197 One word info se   14  
197 One word info sie   14  
197 One word info soko      
197 One word info sra   14  
197 One word info se   14  
197 One word info sie   14  
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      
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  
102 rat kihsrihk 'mouse; < 'rat' + 'little' 16, 66  
102 rat kisrik 'mouse; < 'rat' + 'little' 16, 66  
99 feather unac (<qunap-i) 30  
111 fish apil a kind of fish ( probable loan from Mrs) 26  
51 to sit mʌta (lɨplɨp) a sitting posture 18, 101  
76 to live, be alive moul alive, live 1, 76  
192 and ma and others 2  
13 back word info tok back 12  
13 back word info tuku(n) back of 12  
49 to lie down word info on-(kiyʌki) be prone 1  
135 lightning sahrom Bender et al. (2003:327) suggest this is a loan from Marshallese   L
153 big lʌlæp big/large/huge 10  
147 black srɒlsrɒl black 8  
137 to blow word info ukuk blow/be blowing 15  
137 to blow word info pæpæ blow/fan 14  
79 stick/wood branch/twig/limb 2  
18 breast titi-(n) breast of 1  
87 to swell word info fiti bud, swelling 28  
139 cold word info ɔyɔu chilly 11  
78 to cut, hack word info tæt chop    
139 cold word info ɔu cold 11  
139 cold word info mɨsrɨsr cold/chilly/cool/goose bumps 1  
196 to count oe-k count (something) 77  
196 to count oɛoɛ count/enumerate 77  
34 to cry tʌŋ cry 1  
75 to die, be dead misɛ death/to die 1  
90 to dig kʌlkʌl dig / turn up 1  
37 to eat moŋo eat food 8  
17 liver acs ɛs, esyɛ-(l) 'liver, his liver' - see Bender et al. (2003) 1  
26 hair word info une-(n) feather, hair, scale, fur of 10  
99 feather une-(n) feather/hair/scale/fur of 30  
22 to fear mo-tok feel unwelcome, ill at ease, awkward 1  
103 meat/flesh ikoɛ-(n) flesh of (showing metathesis) 10  
200 Four word info æŋ four (prefixed to classifier). 1, 67  
33 to laugh ŋisŋis guffaw 17  
44 to hear lɔŋ hear/listen to (someone) 1  
18 breast twetwe-(l) her breast 1  
13 back word info tɔkɔ(l) his back 12  
56 child nætʌ-(l) his child 5  
60 father tʌmʷɛ-(l) his father 1  
4 leg/foot niyɛ-(l) his leg 63  
17 liver esyɛ-(l) his liver 1  
32 tongue lɔɔ-(l) his tongue 18  
12 skin kolo-(l) his/her s. 1  
74 to kill uni hit or kill (someone) 1  
174 in, inside loɛ inside 1  
174 in, inside lu-(n) inside of 1  
97 bird won is this 1 really? RG. No, I think KSR mæn is the cognate. See Bender et al. (2003)    
24 head olo-(l) its top 1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable etʌ know, understand (something) 35  
33 to laugh ŋis laugh 17  
4 leg/foot niye-(n) leg of. 63  
17 liver ɛs liver 1  
155 long word info loes long, tall 87  
115 root ɒkɒk mangrove root 2  
5 to walk ɛl march, parade.    
129 moon mæ-lwem moon, month 7  
30 mouth oali-(k) my mouth 36  
12 skin kulu-(k) my skin 1  
51 to sit mʌta (in aset) non-native sitting posture 18, 101  
20 to know, be knowledgeable (a)-kɨle-(n) notice (tr.) 18  
124 sea me-ɔa ocean 13  
59 mother ninɛ ones mother. 1, 78  
20 to know, be knowledgeable etuh orthographic form; etʌ in Bender et al. (2003) 35  
7 to come fær pass/go/come (a loan?)    
40 to drink nihm reflex of PMic *nima 'drinkable object, with possessive classifier' 1, 59  
115 root okæ root 2  
112 rotten word info mwesr rotten, mellow, pimple, flake of skin 50  
105 tail ikwik rudder, tiller, helm 1  
64 to say fæ-k say/tell/announce 13  
21 to think see, think 66  
154 short word info fototo short, brief, curt. 9  
128 sky ləŋ sky, heaven 1  
29 to sniff, smell (mɨ)sʌŋsʌŋ smelly, stinking of urine 11  
52 to stand tu stand up 2  
178 that (iŋ)-ɛn that, those.    
189 who? word info There are problems here 9  
157 thick word info mæ-tol thick/dense 3  
177 this ʌ this near speaker 1, 18  
177 this (iŋ)-e this/here/now    
66 to tie up, fasten awi tie it 11  
66 to tie up, fasten ayʌ tie/bind 11  
137 to blow word info uk to blow (a bugle)/blow (something) away 15  
75 to die, be dead mʷet to die 1  
90 to dig kilʌ-ŋ to dig s.t. 1  
40 to drink nɨmnɨm to drink 1  
40 to drink nɨ-m to drink (s.t.) 1  
49 to lie down word info ona to lie down 1  
84 to plant yok to plant    
84 to plant ikwi to plant something    
72 to hit word info tukutuk to pound 8, 63  
93 to pound, beat word info tuk to pound 20, 2  
72 to hit word info tuk to pound on something 8, 63  
77 to scratch word info kakʌ to scratch    
77 to scratch word info kawi to scratch something 11  
80 to split word info fʌlʌ-ŋ to split something 1, 76  
80 to split word info falfal to split/saw lengthwise 1, 76  
73 to steal pisrapasr to steal 51  
73 to steal pʌsr to steal 51  
73 to steal pɨsre to steal something 51  
35 to vomit wɔt to vomit 1  
32 tongue tongue 18  
179 near yuru-(n) vicinity of, near 97  
159 wide sra-(læp) wide 9, 48  
13 back word info fin tohkoh [='back of'] 12  
13 back word info fin tuku-n [='back of'] 12  
12 skin kolo [='skin of'] 1  
12 skin kulu-n [='skin of'] 1  
58 wife kaŋkuh [='wife of']    
174 in, inside loac [time]    

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