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Language: Tawala

Source/Author:  Textfile for Tawala Dictionary, by Brian Ezard; provided by Malcolm Ross (Nov 3, 2009) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:tbo  Glottocode: tawa1275 
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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:
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
81 sharp      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
175 above      
176 below      
180 far      
190 other      
194 how? word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand nima   1  
4 leg/foot ae-   1  
5 to walk nae   11  
7 to come nei   22  
9 to swim tuba   17  
10 dirty gobugobuna   134  
14 belly manago-   9  
16 intestines amamo-   30  
17 liver ate-   1  
18 breast gugu-   1  
19 shoulder awala-   1  
22 to fear hiyo   83  
23 blood tala-   1  
24 head ununu-   1  
26 hair word info apala-   46  
27 nose niu-   27  
30 mouth gamo-   58  
31 tooth niwo-   1  
32 tongue mena-   7, 40  
33 to laugh (wi)nama   22  
35 to vomit meda   19  
36 to spit howa   19, 88  
37 to eat am   1, 43  
39 to cook word info ulona   57  
40 to drink uma   64  
41 to bite una   80  
43 ear taniga-   1  
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  
53 person/human being tu   1  
56 child natu-   5  
63 name gowa-   9  
69 to hunt word info halo   30  
73 to steal danene   44  
77 to scratch word info kila   57  
82 dull, blunt tutuma   25  
84 to plant nugohi   75  
90 to dig hala   10  
95 to fall word info peu   25  
96 dog kedewa   18  
98 egg pou   15  
99 feather dagula   13  
100 wing apape-   21  
101 to fly lupa      
102 rat itala   92  
104 fat/grease monamona   1, 65  
106 snake mota   12  
107 worm (earthworm) kweilolo   47  
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito himokiki   47  
113 branch word info laga-   1, 34  
114 leaf lugu   16  
115 root dede-      
118 grass hiyamoni   97  
120 stone gaima   13, 53  
121 sand bubu   66  
128 sky yada   54  
130 star kipola   16  
131 cloud word info yaloi   23  
133 rain gadiwewe      
134 thunder palele   15  
137 to blow word info huwe   77  
139 cold word info wayau      
141 wet niginigi      
145 smoke word info bogahu   23  
146 ash gahuwei   97  
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  
156 thin word info dinadinana   57  
157 thick word info potopotona   67  
160 painful, sick wiyuwa      
165 bad, evil apapoe   59  
170 when? word info meyanai   8  
181 where? word info meka   13  
188 what? word info awai   1, 38  
189 who? word info iyai   1  
193 if ipa   28  
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  
202 Six word info nim i tutu po emosi      
167 night malatom (all) night until morning    
25 neck etetu- (back of) neck X  
164 good damina (it is) good    
119 earth/soil naginagila (soft) earth    
191 all atapuna all, (the) whole 45  
60 father ama- also members of F's clan 1, 20  
59 mother hina- also MZ 1  
192 and po and (conj) 27  
103 meat/flesh muhala any edible animal, fish    
3 right hinebawa awala hinebawa = right side    
13 back word info muli back, behind, later 3  
76 to live, be alive lauyagohana be alive, living 10  
97 bird kiu bird (generic), totem 16  
38 to chew word info ani bite, chew, eat 63  
15 bone geyama- bone, meaning of parable 29  
159 wide yawata broad, wide    
144 to burn word info alahi burn something 17  
78 to cut, hack word info hapi chop, cut 69  
85 to choose winagana chose, select    
34 to cry tou cry, weep, call of birds 8  
155 long word info dao daodaona = lengthy 99  
168 day iyeta day, daytime 72  
147 black waididibalena didibala = black,night    
94 to throw word info wihulu divorce, throw    
29 to sniff, smell puguna Don't know if it is a verb    
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)    
140 dry word info hayahaya dry, empty (container); dry land, beach 69  
11 dust dubudubu dust, like cement    
55 woman/female kaihale East Cape dial; pl wiwine    
195 no, not eega ega = negative 23  
123 to flow dididi fast flowing water between pools in river 52  
87 to swell word info hahana fatten, swell (intrans. Verb) 80  
75 to die, be dead hilage finish, die 11  
111 fish iyana fish (generic) 1  
116 flower halihali flower or feather as decoration    
132 fog huma fog; wrap, cover, parcel 17  
117 fruit ugo fruit, bear fruit 1  
86 to grow word info lata grow, increase in size 58  
184 he/she tauna he, himself; she, herself 9  
44 to hear nonola hear, smell 1, 36  
142 heavy witai heavy, difficult 19  
171 to hide word info lugowadeya hide oneself, (become) lost    
72 to hit word info kwapu hit with stick    
74 to kill wilawihi hit, kill    
70 to shoot word info launi hit, shoot 47  
89 to hold word info wogo hold in hand 117  
138 warm word info wipoya hot, warm, power, authority 49  
61 house numa house, building 1, 49  
57 husband ago- husband, wife, spouse 2  
58 wife ago- husband, wife, spouse 1  
182 I tau I, myself 25  
174 in, inside hinena inside (adj) 68  
2 left keha left side 15  
135 lightning namanamala lightning, bright, glitter 18  
201 Five word info nim(a) i tutu lit. one hand joined 1  
206 Ten word info nima luwaga hi tutu lit. two hands joined    
54 man/male bada mature man < bada 'big' x  
105 tail giu- metathesis 1  
129 moon wamahiya moon, month    
179 near hadana near, close (adj)    
68 needle heyau needle to sew copra bags    
161 shy, ashamed wihinimaya nervous, shy, ashamed 1  
163 new wouna new, fresh 1, 26  
92 to open, uncover hoe open, untie    
64 to say pa part of quote formula 13  
93 to pound, beat word info pihaga pestle and mortar for betelnut 62  
71 to stab, pierce lunagili pierce a hole in    
196 to count hiyawa read, count, list 67  
6 road/path tahaya road, path, way 71  
62 thatch/roof gatowa roof, (sago leaf) thatch 1  
65 rope tali rope to hold pig net up 1  
124 sea niha salt, beach, sea 69  
125 salt niha salt, beach, sea 52  
67 to sew word info hilama sew (e.g. sago roofing) 78  
28 to breathe agohiweyana sigh, breathe out 97  
12 skin hini- skin, body 31  
110 spider wagogo spider(web) 86  
80 to split word info luhaya split wood 89  
88 to squeeze word info ombuyobuyo squeeze (coconut, clothes) 59  
52 to stand towolo stand, wake, become leader 2  
42 to suck hanalema suck, taste    
178 that (na)naka that, there 1  
178 that (no)noka that, there    
187 they tauhi they, themselves 21  
21 to think nugotuhu think, wonder 94  
177 this (ge)geka this, here    
66 to tie up, fasten luduli tie, fasten 133  
112 rotten word info gouda to rot    
91 to buy gimala trade, buy, sell 17  
143 fire mayau tree, fire, wood    
166 correct, true moina true (adj) 58  
8 to turn word info bui turnover (change course or direction) 134  
158 narrow gado valley, narrow area    
79 stick/wood digona walking stick 36  
122 water word info goila water,river, current 2  
185 we word info tauta we, ourselves (incl) 67  
162 old word info bada wibada = to age, grow old; babada = mature, old men    
136 wind lotalu wind, strong or violent    
173 at ugolina with, to, at    
83 to work word info dewa work, make 96  
169 year bolima year, garden period 15  
183 thou tam you, yourself 22  
186 you taumi you, yourselves 12  

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