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Language: Wetan

Source/Author:  J.P.B. de Josselin de Jong 
Notes:  J.P.B. [Jan Petrus Benjamin] de Josselin de Jong. 1987. Wetan fieldnotes: some eastern Indonesian texts. Dordrecht, Holland; Providence, RI, USA: Foris Publications.

These are de Jong's 1933-1934 field notes from his field research in the Babar archipelago. 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern:Central Malayo-Polynesian:Timor:Extra-Ramelaic:East:Luang-Kisar:Luang 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
10 dirty      
33 to laugh      
47 to yawn      
52 to stand      
62 thatch/roof      
78 to cut, hack word info      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
87 to swell word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
99 feather      
127 woods/forest      
132 fog      
150 yellow      
166 correct, true      
183 thou      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
11 dust imna      
11 dust odawi      
11 dust oota      
11 dust tani      
12 skin wikri      
14 belly tnie      
17 liver rera      
18 breast īri      
18 breast ui      
20 to know, be knowledgeable (maka)tiari      
21 to think iwra      
21 to think orta      
22 to fear ruri      
26 hair word info doa      
28 to breathe arna      
36 to spit koa spit (of a cat)    
38 to chew word info anāra      
38 to chew word info awti      
38 to chew word info nairi      
39 to cook word info (maka)riai      
41 to bite kia      
41 to bite weta      
42 to suck nīma      
46 to see kpiei      
49 to lie down word info kowa      
50 to dream wanni      
53 person/human being marna      
53 person/human being rimormiori      
55 woman/female awatwata      
63 name poli      
63 name wetna      
64 to say (maka)kota      
66 to tie up, fasten kei      
66 to tie up, fasten wnuti      
66 to tie up, fasten wuti      
69 to hunt word info ora      
70 to shoot word info rāpa      
70 to shoot word info weta      
71 to stab, pierce apa      
71 to stab, pierce kala      
71 to stab, pierce tetwerni      
71 to stab, pierce wai      
71 to stab, pierce weta      
72 to hit word info dūma      
72 to hit word info kaala      
72 to hit word info liwra      
72 to hit word info wewla      
74 to kill (mak)wenna      
79 stick/wood leleena      
80 to split word info liira      
80 to split word info watwa      
80 to split word info waa      
84 to plant oora      
89 to hold word info kiuti to hold with fingers    
92 to open, uncover weera      
97 bird konimaana      
101 to fly meela      
103 meat/flesh pipawi      
104 fat/grease mīna      
105 tail ikra      
106 snake nia      
107 worm (earthworm) jarjāra      
109 mosquito kikia      
110 spider kukriorona      
111 fish iina      
112 rotten word info jata      
112 rotten word info pōra      
112 rotten word info makpōra      
113 branch word info lana      
114 leaf erti      
114 leaf etna      
114 leaf tawi      
115 root jaara      
115 root loka      
116 flower deiti      
117 fruit woa      
118 grass kiriouta      
119 earth/soil tani      
120 stone ili      
120 stone wati      
121 sand eni      
121 sand opla      
123 to flow wai      
124 sea lora      
125 salt kioa      
125 salt maana      
126 lake taala      
126 lake talka      
128 sky lianti      
129 moon wolla      
130 star witiona      
131 cloud word info kakmorna      
131 cloud word info routa      
133 rain otna      
134 thunder dōra      
134 thunder dudmi      
134 thunder kukri      
134 thunder tlena      
135 lightning tlena      
136 wind anni      
137 to blow word info aua      
137 to blow word info jera      
137 to blow word info porka      
137 to blow word info teni      
138 warm word info paana hot    
139 cold word info rinni      
139 cold word info sena      
140 dry word info kerna      
141 wet peera      
142 heavy werta      
143 fire ai      
144 to burn word info ola      
144 to burn word info tuni      
144 to burn word info tutna      
145 smoke word info supi      
145 smoke word info mokla      
146 ash imna      
147 black metma      
148 white waara      
148 white woora      
149 red mera      
149 red mermera      
151 green mōta      
152 small kea      
152 small mnia      
152 small okeenie      
153 big lawna      
153 big tuli      
154 short word info kpuri      
154 short word info toora      
154 short word info tupmi      
154 short word info tuwi-tuwi      
155 long word info plawa      
156 thin word info mnia      
156 thin word info propta      
157 thick word info petna      
158 narrow kmarta      
159 wide pliōra      
160 painful, sick powoa      
161 shy, ashamed edi      
162 old word info riera      
163 new warwiari      
164 good koini      
164 good pesa      
164 good waana      
165 bad, evil prei      
165 bad, evil tekla      
167 night mela      
168 day lera      
169 year warta      
170 when? word info lermeni      
170 when? word info mde      
170 when? word info moweni      
170 when? word info tuti      
171 to hide word info tajola      
172 to climb word info aata      
173 at la      
173 at lola      
173 at ma      
173 at na-      
174 in, inside la      
174 in, inside lola      
174 in, inside ralma      
175 above ajanna      
176 below nanni      
177 this adi(a)      
177 this adina      
177 this dina      
177 this di      
178 that ade(a)      
178 that adena      
178 that dena      
179 near onni      
179 near porpiorti      
180 far oilieta      
181 where? word info loa      
182 I ai      
182 I ao      
184 he/she ea      
185 we word info ita      
185 we word info ama      
186 you imi      
186 you oa      
187 they ira      
188 what? word info eri(a)      
188 what? word info seída      
188 what? word info siáe      
189 who? word info eri(a)      
189 who? word info meni      
190 other doma      
190 other ida      
190 other meni      
191 all aori      
191 all moim(i)oi      
192 and ma      
193 if mana      
193 if mde      
194 how? word info seída      
194 how? word info ni(i)nme(ni)      
194 how? word info no(a)meni      
195 no, not ta(a) not    
196 to count awa      
201 Five word info madlimlimni      
202 Six word info madnemnemni      
204 Eight word info madawawni      
206 Ten word info anuli      
206 Ten word info teram-      
206 Ten word info awa ida      
209 One Hundred word info rai      
210 One Thousand word info riuni      
5 to walk laa-mai to walk to and fro 1  
6 road/path talla   1  
7 to come   1  
11 dust awi   1  
12 skin ulti   1  
16 intestines tnie   1  
17 liver ati   1  
23 blood rara   1  
27 nose irna   1  
31 tooth nia   1  
35 to vomit mota   1  
40 to drink emni   1  
43 ear tlina   1  
45 eye mata   1  
54 man/male amamiani   1  
56 child ana   1  
56 child aana   1  
58 wife awa   1  
59 mother ina   1  
60 father ama   1  
61 house roma   1  
63 name nana   1  
65 rope tali   1  
74 to kill wuni   1  
75 to die, be dead (mak)mati   1  
76 to live, be alive oli   1  
77 to scratch word info kira   1  
90 to dig kai   1  
91 to buy weli   1  
93 to pound, beat word info wai   1  
96 dog ai   1  
97 bird maana   1  
98 egg terni   1  
108 louse word info kuti   1  
197 One word info ida   1  
198 Two word info roa   1  
198 Two word info rora   1  
200 Four word info wojata   1, 17  
202 Six word info wonema   1, 17  
201 Five word info wolina   1, 20  
203 Seven word info woiti   1, 21  
198 Two word info wori   1, 28?  
3 right melianni   1, 29  
50 to dream mia   1, 37  
199 Three word info woteli   1, 40  
9 to swim knani   1, 45  
9 to swim nani   1, 45  
73 to steal (maka)mnaa   1, 59, 60  
1 hand lima   1, 64  
76 to live, be alive mori   1, 76  
2 left melwiri   1, 82  
67 to sew word info ōra   10  
13 back word info tokra   12  
51 to sit tati   12  
51 to sit katatna   12  
51 to sit mtatna   12  
81 sharp plokra   12  
55 woman/female pata   128  
25 neck tieri   14  
36 to spit krui spit (of a cat) 14?  
64 to say iwra   150  
15 bone ruri   2  
30 mouth nuri   2  
57 husband awa   2  
86 to grow word info mori   2  
122 water word info jera   2  
14 belly apni   2, 57  
93 to pound, beat word info tuuta   20  
37 to eat ana   25  
26 hair word info wuli   3  
34 to cry koa   3  
39 to cook word info nai   3  
204 Eight word info woawa   3, 29  
68 needle siōra   37  
48 to sleep nina   4  
88 to squeeze word info rāma   43  
100 wing liwra   48  
26 hair word info morti   5  
53 person/human being ria   5  
205 Nine word info wosiwa   5, 38  
32 tongue nama   6, 12  
24 head oota   65  
29 to sniff, smell umi   65  
44 to hear tlina   66  
83 to work word info kar(d)i(a)   7  
92 to open, uncover ari(e)   7  
101 to fly nema   7  
8 to turn word info wali   8  
83 to work word info japi   8  
102 rat upmela   8  
152 small aana   8  
77 to scratch word info kera   81  
72 to hit word info tai   8?  
4 leg/foot laka   9  
19 shoulder wawain   90  

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