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Language: Moken

Source/Author:  Blust, from Chantanakomes (1980) 
Notes:  Chantanakomes, V. 1980. A description of
Moken: A Malayo-Polynesian language, Institute of Language and Culture for Rural Development,
Mahidol University: M.A. Thesis.


Has term for dugout canoe shared with S. Taiwanese and S. Philippines languages "qabang" 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Peng Du  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Moklen 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
16 intestines      
29 to sniff, smell      
47 to yawn      
69 to hunt word info      
83 to work word info      
99 feather      
126 lake      
132 fog      
159 wide      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
6 road/path yala:n probably a Malay loan from jalan   1
7 to come ŋadin      
8 to turn word info ñiliək      
10 dirty caʔiək      
11 dust kaboy MBL    
12 skin bulaŋ      
14 belly lakeʔ      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ñədan      
22 to fear gaya:ŋ      
25 neck tukʰo:      
26 hair word info buloy      
27 nose cahu:ŋ MBL    
28 to breathe paho:t      
30 mouth ʔoka:ŋ      
32 tongue kəleʔ      
36 to spit ŋañaw      
37 to eat peh      
37 to eat ñam      
38 to chew word info məña:y      
39 to cook word info mədo:t      
40 to drink maʔam      
41 to bite loko:t      
42 to suck mujo:t      
44 to hear ñaʔiəŋ      
51 to sit təŋok      
51 to sit mədo:k      
52 to stand ñenan      
53 person/human being kəti:      
53 person/human being mənut      
57 husband kanay MBL    
59 mother ʔenoŋ      
62 thatch/roof kʰaja:ŋ Malay item, but widely borrowed as the name of the type of thatch roof used in houseboats   L?
64 to say mañak (<+bajaq)    
65 rope kəway      
66 to tie up, fasten lebay      
67 to sew word info məñiəŋ      
70 to shoot word info məñiŋ      
71 to stab, pierce ləbak (<+tebek)    
71 to stab, pierce ləkam (<+tebek)    
72 to hit word info məcʰun      
73 to steal gupe:t      
73 to steal ŋəlat      
78 to cut, hack word info malak MBL    
86 to grow word info lumu:k      
88 to squeeze word info mənak      
89 to hold word info ŋapi:t      
92 to open, uncover məkʰat      
93 to pound, beat word info məño:k      
94 to throw word info ñəmat      
96 dog ʔoy (cp. ma?am 'sour', 160)    
97 bird cicum form is Austroasiatic (cicum 'bird' – also shared with Chamic)    
103 meat/flesh yukut      
110 spider gato:n      
112 rotten word info podo:t      
122 water word info noʔen      
123 to flow ʔaku:n      
123 to flow bəje:      
124 sea ʔoki:n      
128 sky kəniəŋ      
131 cloud word info kəniəŋ      
134 thunder təgu:n      
138 warm word info kola:t      
139 cold word info cəŋe:m      
140 dry word info səloy      
141 wet pʰa:k      
144 to burn word info pəla:      
144 to burn word info maʔum      
145 smoke word info kahoy      
151 green ŋomo:ŋ      
152 small nek      
153 big ʔadaʔ      
157 thick word info tʰaw      
158 narrow paʔi:t      
161 shy, ashamed talaw      
164 good ʔa|mo:n      
165 bad, evil ʔa|du:t      
166 correct, true yaw      
167 night kəman      
167 night dik      
170 when? word info ʔu|pʰi:n      
176 below ləbu:k      
178 that ñu:      
180 far naño:t      
181 where? word info bita:      
182 I cǔy      
183 thou kah̃e:      
183 thou ʔiǐŋ      
184 he/she ʔola:ŋ      
186 you kañe:      
187 they ʔola:ŋ      
189 who? word info ʔaca:      
191 all tapʰu:ŋ      
191 all kətoy      
192 and toŋ      
193 if saʔ      
194 how? word info ciphan      
195 no, not hah      
3 right n|ana:n   1  
4 leg/foot kakay   1  
5 to walk lakaw   1  
9 to swim naŋoy   1  
13 back word info leko:t   1  
15 bone kəla:n   1  
17 liver katay   1  
23 blood dala:k   1  
31 tooth lepan   1  
33 to laugh nawaʔ   1  
34 to cry naŋay   1  
35 to vomit mota:k   1  
43 ear tetoŋ teŋaʔ   1  
45 eye mataʔ   1  
54 man/male kanay   1  
56 child cana:t   1  
56 child ana:t   1  
61 house ʔoma:k   1  
63 name ŋañan   1  
66 to tie up, fasten mekat   1  
68 needle yalum   1  
74 to kill munu:k   1  
75 to die, be dead matay   1  
76 to live, be alive kudip   1  
77 to scratch word info ŋalaw   1  
80 to split word info mala:k (<belaq?) 1  
81 sharp lajam   1  
85 to choose miliək   1  
87 to swell word info balak   1  
90 to dig ŋaloy   1  
91 to buy məloy   1  
95 to fall word info pəloʔ   1  
95 to fall word info labu:k   1  
98 egg kəlu:n   1  
104 fat/grease məña:t   1  
105 tail ʔiku:n   1  
108 louse word info gutoy   1  
109 mosquito ñamok   1  
111 fish ʔeka:n   1  
113 branch word info daka:ŋ   1  
114 leaf daʔon   1  
116 flower buŋaʔ   1  
117 fruit buə:k   1  
119 earth/soil tanak   1  
120 stone batoy   1  
121 sand kənay   1  
125 salt selaʔ   1  
129 moon bula:n   1  
130 star bituək   1  
133 rain kʰu ja:n   1  
135 lightning kela:t   1  
136 wind ʔaŋin   1  
142 heavy baʔa:t   1  
143 fire ʔapuy   1  
146 ash kaboy   1  
147 black ketam   1  
148 white putiək   1  
149 red mela:k   1  
150 yellow kuñit   1  
156 thin word info ñipih   1  
160 painful, sick make:t   1  
162 old word info tukaʔ   1  
163 new kəloy   1  
169 year takon   1  
171 to hide word info munuy   1  
172 to climb word info ñaʔek   1  
174 in, inside dalam   1  
175 above d|ata: cf 155 1  
177 this ni:   1  
179 near daniʔ   1  
185 we word info ʔetaʔ   1  
197 One word info saʔ   1  
198 Two word info tʰəwaʔ   1  
199 Three word info təloy   1  
200 Four word info pa:t   1  
201 Five word info lemaʔ   1  
202 Six word info nam   1  
137 to blow word info məñup Malay loan 1, 19 L
55 woman/female binay   1, 41  
18 breast dadaʔ   12  
60 father ʔapoŋ   12  
46 to see pənaʔ   131  
107 worm (earthworm) gəlaŋ   15  
19 shoulder bahoy probable Malay loan 17 L?
168 day ʔaloy   17  
190 other ʔasiŋ probable Malay loan 18 L?
1 hand ŋan < PMP *tangan 'thumb', with semantic change in Malay and few close relatives or languages that have borrowed from Mala 18? L
22 to fear lako:t   1?  
27 nose yoŋ MBL 1?  
48 to sleep midu:n   1?  
50 to dream lipuy   1?  
79 stick/wood kaʔi:   1?  
84 to plant manam   2  
101 to fly ŋaya:p   2  
106 snake ʔola:n   2  
184 he/she ña:   2  
185 we word info kamoy   2  
188 what? word info ʔano:   2  
196 to count mənap   2  
4 leg/foot pakaʔ   20  
173 at tʰi:   20  
102 rat tiku: probable Malay loan 22 L?
138 warm word info laʔŭʔ   22  
21 to think məkʰit   23  
195 no, not kan   26  
92 to open, uncover ŋaŋah   27  
118 grass lopot   27?  
49 to lie down word info batiŋ   29  
115 root y|akan   2?  
122 water word info wi:n   2?  
204 Eight word info waloy   3  
24 head ʔotak Malay loan 30 L
139 cold word info lipi:t   30  
89 to hold word info məgaŋ   32  
100 wing paka:   33  
155 long word info datah   38  
78 to cut, hack word info mətet MBL 3?  
82 dull, blunt topon   3?  
203 Seven word info luju:k   4  
100 wing pi:t   46  
58 wife binay MBL 5  
205 Nine word info sewa:y   5  
206 Ten word info cəpoh   5  
49 to lie down word info ŋuliəŋ   54  
154 short word info baba:k   54  
127 woods/forest kota:n   7  
25 neck bulo:ŋ   70  
2 left ʔeloy   86  

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