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

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