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

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