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

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