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Language: Enga

Source/Author:  Adrianne Lang 
Notes:  Lang, Adrianne. 1973. Enga dictionary with English index. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

Enga is the most widely spoken Trans-New Guinea language. Dialects include Laiapo, Mai, Lyaime, Papayuku, and Torenama. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew C. Hsiu  Checked By:  
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  • Total Data: 347
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  • Number of Loans: 1
 
Classification:  Trans-New Guinea:Engan:Enga 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
175 above      
191 all pipetá      
192 and -pi      
146 ash ítá kúkú      
146 ash kená      
173 at -ka      
173 at -nya      
173 at -sa      
13 back word info maítá      
165 bad, evil koó      
14 belly tómbá      
176 below      
153 big andáke      
153 big aluánga      
153 big yálé      
97 bird yáka      
97 bird pisíni loan   L
147 black pumbútí      
147 black pupútí      
23 blood kupápu      
23 blood taiyóko      
23 blood tanjémá      
15 bone kólí      
15 bone kúlí      
113 branch word info wáingi      
113 branch word info wangyá      
18 breast ándu      
56 child wáné      
131 cloud word info molé      
139 cold word info kií nengé to be cold    
139 cold word info kupá pingí to be cold    
166 correct, true ángí true    
166 correct, true kíní true    
168 day kóte      
168 day nitá      
168 day yúu      
10 dirty kaimála pípae      
10 dirty kumbakúmba      
10 dirty kunáu      
96 dog ambaípu      
96 dog kotena      
96 dog pendé      
96 dog tuá      
96 dog yána      
140 dry word info éndo pípae      
140 dry word info sápualo      
140 dry word info sápupae      
140 dry word info yandó      
82 dull, blunt loláta      
11 dust kungúma      
11 dust ninúma      
43 ear kalé      
119 earth/soil kate red earth used for decoration    
98 egg kápá      
98 egg túkú      
204 Eight word info tukulápó      
204 Eight word info mange lao waketau      
45 eye lénge      
180 far londáti      
180 far londáu      
180 far lóndé      
180 far tépenda      
104 fat/grease amé      
60 father apa      
60 father asá      
99 feather ítí      
99 feather sili      
99 feather yomandí      
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire ítá      
111 fish wapáká      
201 Five word info yáu      
201 Five word info yáunge. yuungí      
201 Five word info yángí púndu      
116 flower tapi      
132 fog molé      
200 Four word info kitómende      
200 Four word info kitúmende      
117 fruit dií      
117 fruit dingí      
117 fruit jingí      
164 good andiki pípae      
164 good auú pípae      
164 good épé      
164 good utúláo      
164 good wakáne      
118 grass táni Torenama dialect    
118 grass tánu Mai dialect    
151 green sáká      
26 hair word info ítí      
26 hair word info yomandí      
1 hand kíngi      
184 he/she baá      
24 head ayámba      
24 head ayómba      
24 head maténá      
142 heavy kéndá kaengé verb 'to be heavy'    
142 heavy kéndá pingí verb 'to be heavy'    
61 house ándá      
194 how? word info aípá      
57 husband akalíngi      
182 I nambá. naá 2nd word: Laiapo dialect (?)    
193 if -le irreal condition    
193 if -li irreal condition    
193 if tamo real condition    
193 if yakandéno real condition    
174 in, inside andakóte      
174 in, inside andokóte      
174 in, inside kóko      
174 in, inside kóto      
174 in, inside pángó      
16 intestines genánge      
16 intestines ingí      
126 lake peté      
114 leaf káka      
114 leaf yokó      
2 left kóya      
2 left sái      
4 leg/foot kímbú      
4 leg/foot mókó      
135 lightning tamangali      
135 lightning yanái apáka síngi      
135 lightning yanái-wapáka      
135 lightning yúpele      
17 liver pungí      
155 long word info londáti      
155 long word info londáu      
155 long word info lódé      
155 long word info londénge      
108 louse word info léma      
54 man/male akáli      
103 meat/flesh mínju flesh    
129 moon kaná      
109 mosquito ólyá      
109 mosquito walya      
109 mosquito wilya      
59 mother endángi      
59 mother máma      
30 mouth kámbú      
30 mouth kambupu      
63 name kénge      
158 narrow tambuinátae      
158 narrow lyónge meaning uncertain    
179 near nondópa near in time and space    
25 neck mangé      
68 needle waimále      
163 new enénge      
167 night kuká      
167 night kúkua      
205 Nine word info tukutépó      
195 no, not daá      
27 nose lyáa      
162 old word info wambáke old (of humans, stones, wood, pigs)    
197 One word info mendái      
197 One word info méndé      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
190 other bakalé      
190 other waká      
160 painful, sick tandá pain    
160 painful, sick kumíngi sick    
53 person/human being endakáli      
133 rain aíwa      
133 rain ápu      
133 rain kulia      
102 rat yúi generic (?)    
149 red alúngi      
149 red apóé      
149 red kangyóó. kóne      
3 right toláe      
6 road/path káita      
6 road/path kaitíní      
115 root píngi      
65 rope momó      
112 rotten word info atíngí      
112 rotten word info asingí Laiapo dialect    
125 salt aípí salt - native    
121 sand (endákí) kéa      
121 sand (ípa) kée      
124 sea      
203 Seven word info kálange      
203 Seven word info sakáita      
81 sharp tóká      
154 short word info muíngi      
154 short word info múu      
19 shoulder ayokondé      
19 shoulder lataí      
19 shoulder lataiyá. lengé      
161 shy, ashamed élya shame    
161 shy, ashamed yála shame    
202 Six word info tókange      
12 skin yanóngé. yanú      
12 skin yanúngí      
12 skin yóngé      
128 sky kaítí      
128 sky kátí      
128 sky lipíná      
128 sky yáké      
152 small kame      
152 small kóki      
145 smoke word info kená      
145 smoke word info kenaí      
145 smoke word info kiná      
106 snake kanopáto      
110 spider aete      
110 spider gálu. kakeámúni      
110 spider ipáiyapái      
130 star bói      
130 star búi      
130 star kindúta      
79 stick/wood láma used for digging/gardening    
79 stick/wood tánu used for digging/gardening    
120 stone kaná      
120 stone máli      
105 tail étenge      
206 Ten word info akalitá mendái      
206 Ten word info mánge pundu      
178 that dóko      
178 that ómo      
62 thatch/roof      
187 they alyutúpa. dúpa      
187 they ókóita      
157 thick word info      
156 thin word info      
177 this dáke      
177 this ángó      
183 thou émba      
183 thou nímba      
199 Three word info téma      
199 Three word info tépó      
199 Three word info tepóma      
134 thunder kaítí kepu lengé      
41 to bite níki níki pingí to bite down on a hard object    
137 to blow word info poó lengé      
28 to breathe imámbú breath    
144 to burn word info tengé      
144 to burn word info kakílyingi      
91 to buy pongengé      
91 to buy sambengé      
91 to buy topó píngi      
38 to chew word info támbó lengé      
85 to choose yapaó nyíngi to choose/elect    
172 to climb word info kisíngi      
172 to climb word info kolályingi      
7 to come epengé      
39 to cook word info yangengé      
39 to cook word info kakílyingi      
196 to count itákí píngi      
34 to cry aé lengé      
34 to cry ée lengé      
78 to cut, hack word info tombengé to cut with an axe    
75 to die, be dead kumíngi      
75 to die, be dead lembé lengé      
90 to dig amengé to dig up    
90 to dig takíngi to dig out (a tree, etc. but not ditch)    
50 to dream kombéa pingí      
40 to drink      
37 to eat nengé to eat, bite, graze    
95 to fall word info lokálingi      
95 to fall word info lopa lyíngi      
22 to fear páka noun    
123 to flow tukénge to flow very strongly (white caps in river)    
101 to fly búu (láo) lengé      
101 to fly pée lengé      
86 to grow word info ándenge      
44 to hear síngi      
171 to hide word info aemé lengé      
171 to hide word info golé pingí      
171 to hide word info matályingi      
72 to hit word info píngi      
89 to hold word info apí pingí (?)    
69 to hunt word info      
74 to kill lapuíngi      
74 to kill píngi      
20 to know, be knowledgeable kandengé      
20 to know, be knowledgeable mámbenge      
20 to know, be knowledgeable másingi      
20 to know, be knowledgeable nébó tengé      
20 to know, be knowledgeable sekengé      
33 to laugh gií kaengé      
33 to laugh gií noun    
49 to lie down word info      
76 to live, be alive léte katengé/petengé      
92 to open, uncover aútí píngi      
92 to open, uncover lumbingí      
92 to open, uncover lyangengé      
92 to open, uncover talénge      
84 to plant leépenge      
93 to pound, beat word info      
64 to say (pií) lengé to speak    
77 to scratch word info kindúpa miníngi      
77 to scratch word info yuíi pingí      
46 to see kandengé      
67 to sew word info kií pingí      
70 to shoot word info ándenge to shoot/grow    
70 to shoot word info ánduingi to shoot/grow    
51 to sit petengé      
48 to sleep (luú) palengé/palingí/palyingí      
29 to sniff, smell aí síngi      
36 to spit talyíngi      
80 to split word info ítá waíngi to split firewood    
80 to split word info ítá paté píngi to split firewood    
88 to squeeze word info pyakíngí      
71 to stab, pierce kápu katengé      
52 to stand katengé      
73 to steal páke nengé      
73 to steal páke nyíngi      
73 to steal waá nyíngi      
42 to suck makapúsingi      
87 to swell word info kokó tengé      
9 to swim endákí sóo pengé      
9 to swim endákí tandenge      
21 to think mámbenge      
21 to think másingi      
21 to think némbe tengé      
94 to throw word info tiokó lengé to throw straight    
66 to tie up, fasten yómbenge to tie up    
8 to turn word info wángó wángó píngi to turn around    
35 to vomit pyakui      
5 to walk paengé to walk around    
83 to work word info kalái pingí      
47 to yawn angamáe mandengé/miníngi      
32 tongue keké (píngi)      
32 tongue ketange      
31 tooth nénge      
207 Twenty word info akalitá lápó      
198 Two word info lápó      
198 Two word info lapóma      
198 Two word info lapotá      
138 warm word info ayene kaengé/pingí      
122 water word info wámbe      
185 we word info náima      
141 wet tómbe lápae      
188 what? word info áki      
170 when? word info anúpá      
181 where? word info andúsa      
181 where? word info ákisa      
148 white ipaí      
148 white kápo      
189 who? word info apí      
159 wide pée látae      
58 wife énda      
136 wind poó      
136 wind popotaó      
136 wind imámbú      
100 wing pápá      
55 woman/female énda      
55 woman/female áne      
127 woods/forest íma      
127 woods/forest itái      
107 worm (earthworm) imámu      
107 worm (earthworm) ímú      
107 worm (earthworm) mánga      
169 year eé kaná      
169 year tukutépó angato      
150 yellow saé      
150 yellow salyépae      
150 yellow talyépae      
186 you anematúpa      
186 you nyakáma      

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