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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 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
3 right      
4 leg/foot      
8 to turn word info      
11 dust      
12 skin      
13 back word info      
17 liver      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
25 neck      
27 nose      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth      
32 tongue      
35 to vomit      
38 to chew word info      
40 to drink      
43 ear      
44 to hear      
47 to yawn      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
54 man/male      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
73 to steal      
79 stick/wood      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
109 mosquito      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
116 flower      
118 grass      
121 sand      
123 to flow      
124 sea      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky      
130 star      
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
138 warm word info      
140 dry word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy      
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
147 black      
148 white      
149 red      
150 yellow      
151 green      
152 small      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
162 old word info      
163 new      
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
172 to climb word info      
175 above      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
191 all      
208 Fifty word info      
1 hand cima   1  
5 to walk c-um-aka-cakay   3  
6 road/path cacan   1  
9 to swim nanuy   1  
10 dirty lakungkung   112  
14 belly tian   1  
15 bone tulan   1  
16 intestines tinai   1  
23 blood cala   1  
24 head ucu   1  
24 head tavan      
26 hair word info bukəs   1  
31 tooth bancaw   34  
33 to laugh tawa   1  
34 to cry t-um-aŋice   1  
36 to spit uta      
37 to eat k-um-an   1  
39 to cook word info m-Likan   40  
42 to suck cəpcəp   1  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see zamal   107  
46 to see zumal   107  
48 to sleep miip   95  
48 to sleep iip   95  
53 person/human being tau   1  
55 woman/female b-in-ay   1, 41  
56 child wanake   1, 86  
57 husband maninai   66  
58 wife minai   11  
59 mother tina   1  
60 father tama   1  
63 name ŋanan   1  
64 to say kusa   125  
64 to say sakusa   125  
65 rope sehəte      
74 to kill matai   2  
80 to split word info cuppe      
84 to plant pa-luma   23  
85 to choose p-am-ici   1  
92 to open, uncover t-um-angai   22  
96 dog wacu   1  
102 rat mutun   31  
103 meat/flesh ci   1  
108 louse word info kutu   1  
110 spider pakaw   54  
111 fish baute   31  
114 leaf bila   2  
117 fruit saquL      
120 stone batu   1  
122 water word info lanum   1  
129 moon bucan   1  
133 rain uran   1  
136 wind baci   2  
137 to blow word info siupe   1  
139 cold word info meneng   88  
143 fire ramar   14  
146 ash abu   1  
164 good salak   93  
168 day lien   45  
168 day na      
169 year tasaw   61  
170 when? word info kinan   52  
171 to hide word info baneng      
173 at li   20  
174 in, inside caila      
176 below moco      
181 where? word info inu   1  
181 where? word info a-inu   1  
182 I yaku   1  
183 thou isu   1  
186 you imu   1  
188 what? word info unu   41  
189 who? word info cuwai      
189 who? word info cai-   1  
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  
209 One Hundred word info rasibu   26  
161 shy, ashamed ma-sikat' *ma-Sikat -EG 52  
89 to hold word info acap < *alap 82?  
210 One Thousand word info raran < *DaDaN 8  
72 to hit word info patay < *paCay 'to die'    
168 day cənal < *siNaR 5  
76 to live, be alive malsaosao alive    
97 bird manuk bird 1  
97 bird toqoqa chicken    
185 we word info yami exclusive 2  
167 night rabi Expect initial [l]. -EG 21 L?
77 to scratch word info halaw Expected [k] from *k. -EG 1  
61 house kiniyen home 55  
61 house kinian home 55  
185 we word info mita inclusive 1  
62 thatch/roof cakup Irreg. L? Cf Pilam. -EG 51  
18 breast cicu irregular sound change 1  
41 to bite harate L < Paiwan? -EG 1 L?
115 root lamit L from Amis? -EG 3? L?
57 husband cawaa metathesis < *qasawa 2  
184 he/she -ia nominative case 1  
187 they -ia nominative case 44  
64 to say makawas past tense 4  
177 this azai Shinshe dialect 32  
190 other laheta Shinshe dialect 46  
160 painful, sick habateng sick 82  
119 earth/soil tapel soil    
157 thick word info manengke thick, fat    
7 to come moasali to arrive 33  
78 to cut, hack word info taktak to cut down (a tree) 3  
70 to shoot word info pana to throw 1  
2 left ka-wiLi Trobiawan dialect 1, 42  
75 to die, be dead matai Trobiawan dialect 1  
111 fish vautta Trobiawan dialect 31  
122 water word info zanum Trobiawan dialect 1  
153 big qalawia Trobiawan dialect 72  
190 other laqitia Trobiawan dialect 46  
98 egg telud' ~ telod' would expect ~tetsu(l)   L

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