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

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