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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      
24 head tavan      
36 to spit uta      
65 rope sehəte      
72 to hit word info patay < *paCay 'to die'    
76 to live, be alive malsaosao alive    
80 to split word info cuppe      
97 bird toqoqa chicken    
98 egg telud' ~ telod' would expect ~tetsu(l)   L
117 fruit saquL      
119 earth/soil tapel soil    
157 thick word info manengke thick, fat    
168 day na      
171 to hide word info baneng      
174 in, inside caila      
176 below moco      
189 who? word info cuwai      
194 how? word info mamkak      
195 no, not mia      
1 hand cima   1  
6 road/path cacan   1  
9 to swim nanuy   1  
14 belly tian   1  
15 bone tulan   1  
16 intestines tinai   1  
18 breast cicu irregular sound change 1  
23 blood cala   1  
24 head ucu   1  
26 hair word info bukəs   1  
33 to laugh tawa   1  
34 to cry t-um-aŋice   1  
37 to eat k-um-an   1  
41 to bite harate L < Paiwan? -EG 1 L?
42 to suck cəpcəp   1  
45 eye mata   1  
53 person/human being tau   1  
59 mother tina   1  
60 father tama   1  
63 name ŋanan   1  
70 to shoot word info pana to throw 1  
75 to die, be dead matai Trobiawan dialect 1  
77 to scratch word info halaw Expected [k] from *k. -EG 1  
85 to choose p-am-ici   1  
96 dog wacu   1  
97 bird manuk bird 1  
103 meat/flesh ci   1  
108 louse word info kutu   1  
120 stone batu   1  
122 water word info lanum   1  
122 water word info zanum Trobiawan dialect 1  
129 moon bucan   1  
133 rain uran   1  
137 to blow word info siupe   1  
146 ash abu   1  
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  
186 you imu   1  
189 who? word info cai-   1  
192 and ka   1  
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  
55 woman/female b-in-ay   1, 41  
2 left ka-wiLi Trobiawan dialect 1, 42  
56 child wanake   1, 86  
46 to see zamal   107  
46 to see zumal   107  
58 wife minai   11  
10 dirty lakungkung   112  
64 to say kusa   125  
64 to say sakusa   125  
143 fire ramar   14  
57 husband cawaa metathesis < *qasawa 2  
74 to kill matai   2  
114 leaf bila   2  
136 wind baci   2  
185 we word info yami exclusive 2  
193 if nu   2  
207 Twenty word info lusabtin   2  
173 at li   20  
167 night rabi Expect initial [l]. -EG 21 L?
92 to open, uncover t-um-angai   22  
84 to plant pa-luma   23  
209 One Hundred word info rasibu   26  
5 to walk c-um-aka-cakay   3  
78 to cut, hack word info taktak to cut down (a tree) 3  
204 Eight word info wacu   3  
102 rat mutun   31  
111 fish baute   31  
111 fish vautta Trobiawan dialect 31  
177 this azai Shinshe dialect 32  
7 to come moasali to arrive 33  
31 tooth bancaw   34  
115 root lamit L from Amis? -EG 3? L?
64 to say makawas past tense 4  
39 to cook word info m-Likan   40  
188 what? word info unu   41  
187 they -ia nominative case 44  
168 day lien   45  
190 other laheta Shinshe dialect 46  
190 other laqitia Trobiawan dialect 46  
168 day cənal < *siNaR 5  
205 Nine word info siwa   5  
62 thatch/roof cakup Irreg. L? Cf Pilam. -EG 51  
161 shy, ashamed ma-sikat' *ma-Sikat -EG 52  
170 when? word info kinan   52  
110 spider pakaw   54  
61 house kiniyen home 55  
61 house kinian home 55  
206 Ten word info labatan   6  
169 year tasaw   61  
57 husband maninai   66  
153 big qalawia Trobiawan dialect 72  
210 One Thousand word info raran < *DaDaN 8  
160 painful, sick habateng sick 82  
89 to hold word info acap < *alap 82?  
139 cold word info meneng   88  
164 good salak   93  
48 to sleep miip   95  
48 to sleep iip   95  

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