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

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