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

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