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Language: Tawala

Source/Author:  Textfile for Tawala Dictionary, by Brian Ezard; provided by Malcolm Ross (Nov 3, 2009) 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Ger Reesink  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Papuan Tip:Nuclear:North Papuan Mainland-D'Entrecasteaux:Are-Taupota:Taupota 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand nima   1  
2 left keha left side 15  
3 right hinebawa awala hinebawa = right side    
4 leg/foot ae-   1  
5 to walk nae   11  
6 road/path tahaya road, path, way 71  
7 to come nei   22  
8 to turn word info bui turnover (change course or direction) 134  
9 to swim tuba   17  
10 dirty gobugobuna   134  
11 dust dubudubu dust, like cement    
12 skin hini- skin, body 31  
13 back word info muli back, behind, later 3  
14 belly manago-   9  
15 bone geyama- bone, meaning of parable 29  
16 intestines amamo-   30  
17 liver ate-   1  
18 breast gugu-   1  
19 shoulder awala-   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think nugotuhu think, wonder 94  
22 to fear hiyo   83  
23 blood tala-   1  
24 head ununu-   1  
25 neck etetu- (back of) neck X  
26 hair word info apala-   46  
27 nose niu-   27  
28 to breathe agohiweyana sigh, breathe out 97  
29 to sniff, smell puguna Don't know if it is a verb    
30 mouth gamo-   58  
31 tooth niwo-   1  
32 tongue mena-   7, 40  
33 to laugh (wi)nama   22  
34 to cry tou cry, weep, call of birds 8  
35 to vomit meda   19  
36 to spit howa   19, 88  
37 to eat am   1, 43  
38 to chew word info ani bite, chew, eat 63  
39 to cook word info ulona   57  
40 to drink uma   64  
41 to bite una   80  
42 to suck hanalema suck, taste    
43 ear taniga-   1  
44 to hear nonola hear, smell 1, 36  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see gale   124  
47 to yawn lumowa   19  
48 to sleep eno   8  
49 to lie down word info eno   1  
50 to dream luboni   41  
51 to sit tugula   21  
52 to stand towolo stand, wake, become leader 2  
53 person/human being tu   1  
54 man/male bada mature man < bada 'big' x  
55 woman/female kaihale East Cape dial; pl wiwine    
56 child natu-   5  
57 husband ago- husband, wife, spouse 2  
58 wife ago- husband, wife, spouse 1  
59 mother hina- also MZ 1  
60 father ama- also members of F's clan 1, 20  
61 house numa house, building 1, 49  
62 thatch/roof gatowa roof, (sago leaf) thatch 1  
63 name gowa-   9  
64 to say pa part of quote formula 13  
65 rope tali rope to hold pig net up 1  
66 to tie up, fasten luduli tie, fasten 133  
67 to sew word info hilama sew (e.g. sago roofing) 78  
68 needle heyau needle to sew copra bags    
69 to hunt word info halo   30  
70 to shoot word info launi hit, shoot 47  
71 to stab, pierce lunagili pierce a hole in    
72 to hit word info kwapu hit with stick    
73 to steal danene   44  
74 to kill wilawihi hit, kill    
75 to die, be dead hilage finish, die 11  
76 to live, be alive lauyagohana be alive, living 10  
77 to scratch word info kila   57  
78 to cut, hack word info hapi chop, cut 69  
79 stick/wood digona walking stick 36  
80 to split word info luhaya split wood 89  
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt tutuma   25  
83 to work word info dewa work, make 96  
84 to plant nugohi   75  
85 to choose winagana chose, select    
86 to grow word info lata grow, increase in size 58  
87 to swell word info hahana fatten, swell (intrans. Verb) 80  
88 to squeeze word info ombuyobuyo squeeze (coconut, clothes) 59  
89 to hold word info wogo hold in hand 117  
90 to dig hala   10  
91 to buy gimala trade, buy, sell 17  
92 to open, uncover hoe open, untie    
93 to pound, beat word info pihaga pestle and mortar for betelnut 62  
94 to throw word info wihulu divorce, throw    
95 to fall word info peu   25  
96 dog kedewa   18  
97 bird kiu bird (generic), totem 16  
98 egg pou   15  
99 feather dagula   13  
100 wing apape-   21  
101 to fly lupa      
102 rat itala   92  
103 meat/flesh muhala any edible animal, fish    
104 fat/grease monamona   1, 65  
105 tail giu- metathesis 1  
106 snake mota   12  
107 worm (earthworm) kweilolo   47  
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito himokiki   47  
110 spider wagogo spider(web) 86  
111 fish iyana fish (generic) 1  
112 rotten word info gouda to rot    
113 branch word info laga-   1, 34  
114 leaf lugu   16  
115 root dede-      
116 flower halihali flower or feather as decoration    
117 fruit ugo fruit, bear fruit 1  
118 grass hiyamoni   97  
119 earth/soil naginagila (soft) earth    
120 stone gaima   13, 53  
121 sand bubu   66  
122 water word info goila water,river, current 2  
123 to flow dididi fast flowing water between pools in river 52  
124 sea niha salt, beach, sea 69  
125 salt niha salt, beach, sea 52  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky yada   54  
129 moon wamahiya moon, month    
130 star kipola   16  
131 cloud word info yaloi   23  
132 fog huma fog; wrap, cover, parcel 17  
133 rain gadiwewe      
134 thunder palele   15  
135 lightning namanamala lightning, bright, glitter 18  
136 wind lotalu wind, strong or violent    
137 to blow word info huwe   77  
138 warm word info wipoya hot, warm, power, authority 49  
139 cold word info wayau      
140 dry word info hayahaya dry, empty (container); dry land, beach 69  
141 wet niginigi      
142 heavy witai heavy, difficult 19  
143 fire mayau tree, fire, wood    
144 to burn word info alahi burn something 17  
145 smoke word info bogahu   23  
146 ash gahuwei      
147 black waididibalena didibala = black,night    
148 white wakewakekena   68  
149 red kayakayana   73  
150 yellow waikanikaniyogana      
151 green waigomigomidana      
152 small habaluna   69  
153 big baneina      
154 short word info kukuna   94  
155 long word info dao daodaona = lengthy 99  
156 thin word info dinadinana   57  
157 thick word info potopotona   67  
158 narrow gado valley, narrow area    
159 wide yawata broad, wide    
160 painful, sick wiyuwa      
161 shy, ashamed wihinimaya nervous, shy, ashamed 1  
162 old word info bada wibada = to age, grow old; babada = mature, old men    
163 new wouna new, fresh 1, 26  
164 good damina (it is) good    
165 bad, evil apapoe   59  
166 correct, true moina true (adj) 58  
167 night malatom (all) night until morning    
168 day iyeta day, daytime 72  
169 year bolima year, garden period 15  
170 when? word info meyanai   8  
171 to hide word info lugowadeya hide oneself, (become) lost    
172 to climb word info geini don't know which is specific for a) or b) 2  
172 to climb word info omgeina don't know which is specific for a) or b)    
173 at ugolina with, to, at    
174 in, inside hinena inside (adj) 68  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this (ge)geka this, here    
178 that (na)naka that, there 1  
178 that (no)noka that, there    
179 near hadana near, close (adj)    
180 far      
181 where? word info meka   13  
182 I tau I, myself 25  
183 thou tam you, yourself 22  
184 he/she tauna he, himself; she, herself 9  
185 we word info tauta we, ourselves (incl) 67  
186 you taumi you, yourselves 12  
187 they tauhi they, themselves 21  
188 what? word info awai   1, 38  
189 who? word info iyai   1  
190 other      
191 all atapuna all, (the) whole 45  
192 and po and (conj) 27  
193 if ipa   28  
194 how? word info      
195 no, not eega ega = negative 23  
196 to count hiyawa read, count, list 67  
197 One word info emosi   72  
197 One word info emoti   72  
198 Two word info luwaga   1  
199 Three word info tonuga   1  
200 Four word info wohepali   72  
201 Five word info nim(a) i tutu lit. one hand joined 1  
202 Six word info nim i tutu po emosi      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info nima luwaga hi tutu lit. two hands joined    
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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