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Language: Maleu

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Data Entry:  Typed By: Penny Keenan  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:North New Guinea:Ngero-Vitiaz:Vitiaz:Kilenge-Maleu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ḇaǥe < wing 76  
2 left ŋas   19  
3 right ôtai (cf. Dobu) 14  
4 leg/foot ai   1  
5 to walk lala   1, 69  
6 road/path roro      
7 to come mai   1  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim uaǥɛn      
10 dirty muru   87  
11 dust muk      
12 skin tini   31  
13 back word info ǥunǥuni      
14 belly opo   2  
15 bone ḇolḇoli      
16 intestines mugalia   19  
17 liver atati   1  
18 breast su   1  
19 shoulder alu      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ôtai   35  
21 to think remo      
22 to fear motou   1  
23 blood tepo   12  
24 head kuri      
25 neck ǥoli      
26 hair word info [kuri] louloua   40  
27 nose ḇani      
28 to breathe alke (momoti = breath)    
29 to sniff, smell loŋo POc *roŋoR 'hear, perceive' 29  
29 to sniff, smell kunia   17  
30 mouth ao   36  
31 tooth roŋa   55  
32 tongue mai   7  
33 to laugh ŋiŋ   44  
34 to cry taŋ   1  
35 to vomit malalua   8  
36 to spit pula   35, 86  
37 to eat kan   1  
38 to chew word info uouo      
39 to cook word info saman      
40 to drink in   1  
41 to bite kalak   1  
42 to suck su   25  
43 ear tolŋa   1  
44 to hear loŋo   1, 36  
45 eye ero      
46 to see lei   13  
47 to yawn palŋaŋŋa   19, 26  
48 to sleep kono   8  
49 to lie down word info kono   1  
50 to dream konoḇiḇita      
51 to sit mate   150  
52 to stand mari   1  
53 person/human being natamtamaol   1, 66  
54 man/male natamta   12, 14  
55 woman/female neiue ne-iwe 58  
56 child namelamela   8  
57 husband tamta   23  
58 wife neiue   1  
59 mother tna   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house nania      
62 thatch/roof namomo      
63 name napasis      
64 to say ḇul   50  
65 rope naolo   2  
66 to tie up, fasten koukouke   23  
67 to sew word info seiseike   2  
68 needle nasiplem      
69 to hunt word info maŋmaŋe      
70 to shoot word info panake   1  
71 to stab, pierce ǥale   92  
72 to hit word info kanake      
73 to steal kop   15  
74 to kill pamateŋe   2  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive mamata (cf sulawesi ?)    
77 to scratch word info kamokamoke      
78 to cut, hack word info nautut   61  
79 stick/wood nai   1  
80 to split word info pale   88  
81 sharp mate   36  
82 dull, blunt mate avo 'sharp' + 'not' x  
83 to work word info keḇe      
84 to plant ǥune      
85 to choose matampua idiomatic - face good    
86 to grow word info tup   1  
87 to swell word info uiue   78  
88 to squeeze word info pise   29, 34  
88 to squeeze word info ḇiḇe   21  
89 to hold word info kisike   21  
90 to dig kelke   1  
91 to buy kole   15  
92 to open, uncover liḇoke      
92 to open, uncover pakoke      
93 to pound, beat word info poue   3  
94 to throw word info ǥanaie      
95 to fall word info pos      
96 dog naǥaone   43  
97 bird namon   1  
98 egg ŋalua      
99 feather [namon] louloua   24  
100 wing ḇoia      
101 to fly lou   1  
102 rat nakiue   3  
103 meat/flesh meramera   21  
104 fat/grease mo ̂ne   1, 65  
105 tail ḇoḇua dog    
105 tail tewe bird    
106 snake namota   12  
107 worm (earthworm) naŋurip      
108 louse word info naǥine      
109 mosquito namoǥinǥin   1  
110 spider nakukun   15  
111 fish naia   1  
112 rotten word info ḇue   9  
113 branch word info lake   1  
114 leaf louloua   1  
115 root oke   2  
116 flower nasisilŋa      
117 fruit anua   1  
118 grass nagu      
119 earth/soil natatano   1  
120 stone napot   1  
121 sand namaǥa   14  
122 water word info nako      
123 to flow lele   16  
124 sea natai   1  
125 salt      
126 lake naliu   44  
127 woods/forest nairogol      
128 sky naǥulḇo   25  
129 moon natop      
130 star naputom   1, 37  
131 cloud word info naǥaǥao   76  
132 fog      
133 rain nasaḇa      
134 thunder neilala      
135 lightning      
136 wind namule   44  
137 to blow word info soue   77  
138 warm word info samamo ̂ŋelia      
139 cold word info rôǥoŋe      
140 dry word info ǥoli      
141 wet buse   16  
142 heavy pataŋa   45, 80  
143 fire nariŋa      
144 to burn word info ḇaḇa      
145 smoke word info ḇuŋe   40  
146 ash nalua      
147 black korkorŋe      
148 white seseŋe      
148 white ḇorḇoria      
149 red kilkiluaŋe   110  
150 yellow naŋoŋe   9  
151 green ḇilḇiliaŋe   21  
152 small kaporia   15  
153 big ambiŋe      
154 short word info mokua      
155 long word info moloŋe   12  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick karkar      
161 shy, ashamed mamae   1  
162 old word info eiŋe      
163 new paua   1, 26  
164 good popue   1  
165 bad, evil siaŋe   14  
166 correct, true ounouna      
167 night boŋ   1  
168 day nae   1, 54  
169 year nalai   79  
170 when? word info ŋia   1, 24  
171 to hide word info kou   66  
172 to climb word info ḇira   63  
173 at ŋŋe   33  
174 in, inside lu   1  
175 above eilut      
176 below runsio      
177 this eko      
178 that elo      
179 near touoi   67  
180 far aluai   21  
181 where? word info siaŋ      
182 I iau   1, 21  
183 thou iom   1, 67  
184 he/she ie   1  
185 we word info ita   1  
185 we word info iem   2  
186 you iami   1, 13  
187 they ire   25  
188 what? word info nasae   1  
189 who? word info sei   1  
190 other teiapou      
191 all neiŋur      
192 and me   2, 46  
193 if so   75  
194 how? word info eisae      
195 no, not avo      
195 no, not kute      
196 to count nine   86  
197 One word info teia   44  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info tol   1  
200 Four word info paŋe   1, 67  
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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