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

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