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

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