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Language: Basay L04

Source/Author:  Paul Jen-kuei Li 
Notes:  3 papers from Paul Jen-kuei Li were consulted.
1) The Linguistic Position of Basay (2001) [in Chinese]
2) Origins of the East Formosans (2004)
3) Problems in the Basay Language (1999)

All 3 papers can be found in Li, Paul Jen-kuei (2004). Selected Papers on Formosan Languages. Taipei, Taiwan: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew C. Hsiu  Checked By:  
Statistics: 
  • Total Data: 128
  • Number of Retentions:
  • Number of Loans: 4
 
Classification:  Austronesian:East Formosan:Northern:Basay 
Map  Sorry, no map co-ordinates found for this language. 

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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand cima   1  
2 left ka-wiLi Trobiawan dialect 1, 42  
3 right      
4 leg/foot      
5 to walk c-um-aka-cakay   3  
6 road/path cacan   1  
7 to come moasali to arrive 33  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim nanuy   1  
10 dirty lakungkung   112  
11 dust      
12 skin      
13 back word info      
14 belly tian   1  
15 bone tulan   1  
16 intestines tinai   1  
17 liver      
18 breast cicu irregular sound change 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood cala   1  
24 head ucu   1  
24 head tavan      
25 neck      
26 hair word info bukəs   1  
27 nose      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth      
31 tooth bancaw   34  
32 tongue      
33 to laugh tawa   1  
34 to cry t-um-aŋice   1  
35 to vomit      
36 to spit uta      
37 to eat k-um-an   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info m-Likan   40  
40 to drink      
41 to bite harate L < Paiwan? -EG 1 L?
42 to suck cəpcəp   1  
43 ear      
44 to hear      
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see zamal   107  
46 to see zumal   107  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep miip   95  
48 to sleep iip   95  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being tau   1  
54 man/male      
55 woman/female b-in-ay   1, 41  
56 child wanake   1, 86  
57 husband cawaa metathesis < *qasawa 2  
57 husband maninai   66  
58 wife minai   11  
59 mother tina   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house kiniyen home 55  
61 house kinian home 55  
62 thatch/roof cakup Irreg. L? Cf Pilam. -EG 51  
63 name ŋanan   1  
64 to say kusa   125  
64 to say sakusa   125  
64 to say makawas past tense 4  
65 rope sehəte      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info pana to throw 1  
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info patay < *paCay 'to die'    
73 to steal      
74 to kill matai   2  
75 to die, be dead matai Trobiawan dialect 1  
76 to live, be alive malsaosao alive    
77 to scratch word info halaw Expected [k] from *k. -EG 1  
78 to cut, hack word info taktak to cut down (a tree) 3  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info cuppe      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant pa-luma   23  
85 to choose p-am-ici   1  
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info acap < *alap 82?  
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover t-um-angai   22  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog wacu   1  
97 bird manuk bird 1  
97 bird toqoqa chicken    
98 egg telud' ~ telod' would expect ~tetsu(l)   L
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly      
102 rat mutun   31  
103 meat/flesh ci   1  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info kutu   1  
109 mosquito      
110 spider pakaw   54  
111 fish baute   31  
111 fish vautta Trobiawan dialect 31  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf bila   2  
115 root lamit L from Amis? -EG 3? L?
116 flower      
117 fruit saquL      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil tapel soil    
120 stone batu   1  
121 sand      
122 water word info lanum   1  
122 water word info zanum Trobiawan dialect 1  
123 to flow      
124 sea      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky      
129 moon bucan   1  
130 star      
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
133 rain uran   1  
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind baci   2  
137 to blow word info siupe   1  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info meneng   88  
140 dry word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy      
143 fire ramar   14  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash abu   1  
147 black      
148 white      
149 red      
150 yellow      
151 green      
152 small      
153 big qalawia Trobiawan dialect 72  
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info manengke thick, fat    
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick habateng sick 82  
161 shy, ashamed ma-sikat' *ma-Sikat -EG 52  
162 old word info      
163 new      
164 good salak   93  
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
167 night rabi Expect initial [l]. -EG 21 L?
168 day cənal < *siNaR 5  
168 day lien   45  
168 day na      
169 year tasaw   61  
170 when? word info kinan   52  
171 to hide word info baneng      
172 to climb word info      
173 at li   20  
174 in, inside caila      
175 above      
176 below moco      
177 this azai Shinshe dialect 32  
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info inu   1  
181 where? word info a-inu   1  
182 I yaku   1  
183 thou isu   1  
184 he/she -ia nominative case 1  
185 we word info mita inclusive 1  
185 we word info yami exclusive 2  
186 you imu   1  
187 they -ia nominative case 44  
188 what? word info unu   41  
189 who? word info cuwai      
189 who? word info cai-   1  
190 other laheta Shinshe dialect 46  
190 other laqitia Trobiawan dialect 46  
191 all      
192 and ka   1  
193 if nu   2  
194 how? word info mamkak      
195 no, not mia      
196 to count bilaŋ   1  
197 One word info ca   1  
198 Two word info lusa   1  
199 Three word info cuu   1  
200 Four word info səpat   1  
201 Five word info cima   1  
202 Six word info anəm   1  
203 Seven word info pitu   1  
204 Eight word info wacu   3  
205 Nine word info siwa   5  
206 Ten word info labatan   6  
207 Twenty word info lusabtin   2  
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info rasibu   26  
210 One Thousand word info raran < *DaDaN 8  

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