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Language: Nauru

Source/Author:  R. Blust, from Kaysser 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Debasish Roy  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Micronesian:Nauruan 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
8 to turn word info      
16 intestines      
42 to suck      
47 to yawn      
49 to lie down word info      
52 to stand      
57 husband      
69 to hunt word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
77 to scratch word info      
80 to split word info      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
105 tail      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
132 fog      
134 thunder      
151 green      
173 at      
175 above      
180 far      
190 other      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
139 cold word info [egara]mwamwe      
182 I a   x  
30 mouth aanaquan      
74 to kill abi      
185 we word info adei      
205 Nine word info ado (*nsiwa, Nathan 1974) 5  
203 Seven word info aeu (*pitu Nathan1973) 1  
58 wife agen      
201 Five word info aijimeo   1  
184 he/she aita      
172 to climb word info akȯda      
185 we word info amei   2  
186 you ami|ai   1, 13  
62 thatch/roof anim      
160 painful, sick arak      
168 day aran daytime 6  
46 to see at      
206 Ten word info ata      
204 Eight word info auju (*walu, Nathan 1974) 3  
183 thou auwe      
186 you auwe   28  
115 root awaran   2?  
200 Four word info a|eoq   1  
199 Three word info a|iju   1  
197 One word info a|iquen      
198 Two word info a|ro   1  
17 liver aå|n   1  
182 I aŋa   12  
73 to steal aŋan      
202 Six word info aŋo   1  
145 smoke word info badedi      
18 breast barra-n chest, bosom, breast    
100 wing bet imin ȯeta      
178 that bita      
177 this bitune      
27 nose bodin   1, 12  
148 white bərəbər (r is strongly trilled)    
3 right da-marũmw-      
109 mosquito demaniner      
131 cloud word info denaŋ 'denang' is a Kiribati loanword {te nang} Mark Williams   L
195 no, not deo      
65 rope dorop Eng.   L
103 meat/flesh duwen (*pinsiko, Nathan 1974) 10  
5 to walk důgidugo      
1 hand e-bee *pani, Nathan 1974; but irregular loss of *n so I've not coded it as part of 27 (Beth) 8  
55 woman/female e-een (*tapine, Nathan 1974) 1, 35  
108 louse word info e-wui (*kutu, Nathan 1974) 1  
12 skin e-wut (*kulit, Nathan 1974) 1  
78 to cut, hack word info eaij      
174 in, inside ean   56  
35 to vomit ean-ȯaŋȯ      
4 leg/foot eana      
210 One Thousand word info earanga      
119 earth/soil eb      
150 yellow ebabobo      
160 painful, sick ebaka      
165 bad, evil ebaka      
125 salt ebaratjited      
154 short word info ebo      
72 to hit word info ebo ean      
79 stick/wood edabwike      
2 left eda|mauw      
130 star edetaŋ      
104 fat/grease eduweduw      
63 name eg   66  
166 correct, true eimwi      
116 flower ekauwe      
188 what? word info ekeken      
82 dull, blunt eko mwin      
11 dust emaraŋata [=146]    
146 ash emaraŋata      
157 thick word info emei      
6 road/path eme|dena      
119 earth/soil emwarere      
106 snake emwe      
107 worm (earthworm) emwe   10  
140 dry word info emȯg      
162 old word info enab      
112 rotten word info enamwamwae      
138 warm word info enemoŋ      
32 tongue eo      
169 year eobweni      
56 child eoniŋ      
98 egg epaitdomo      
104 fat/grease epat      
155 long word info eraquė      
121 sand eraůrȯ      
159 wide ereab      
40 to drink eren      
62 thatch/roof erenapȯ      
50 to dream erenimi      
142 heavy eroe      
91 to buy erow      
13 back word info erowin      
86 to grow word info erȯ      
163 new etaimeduw      
147 black etaŋaŋ      
194 how? word info eten      
179 near eturen      
60 father etȯŋin      
61 house ewak      
99 feather ewewet imin ȯeta      
171 to hide word info ewewin      
167 night e|bům      
122 water word info e|bȯk      
75 to die, be dead e|ma   1  
54 man/male e|man   1  
45 eye e|me   1  
120 stone e|pe (*patu, Nathan 1974) 1  
23 blood e|ra   1  
101 to fly eŋam      
53 person/human being eŋame      
136 wind eŋin   1  
81 sharp eȯkȯn   14, 68  
34 to cry eȯŋ   1  
70 to shoot word info gato      
156 thin word info gerȯger      
123 to flow goriro      
181 where? word info i      
174 in, inside ian   56  
118 grass ibůgibůgi      
168 day ibům = 24 hour day    
166 correct, true iduwen      
33 to laugh idȯdȯ      
85 to choose ij   1  
189 who? word info ijegen      
37 to eat ijeiji      
14 belly ijen (*tia, Nathan 1974) 1  
170 when? word info ijet   1  
124 sea ijited   1?  
43 ear ijůŋe|n   1  
176 below ijȯŋ̊      
102 rat ikumododo      
84 to plant imin ere      
97 bird imin ȯeta      
31 tooth imwi   54  
59 mother inen   1  
59 mother inno-n (*tina, Nathan 1974) 1  
26 hair word info iret-itůb      
90 to dig iri   1  
68 needle irȯr      
25 neck iteren      
18 breast itin 3 sing possessive 1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ititsiet      
24 head itub      
18 breast itũ 1 sing possessive 1  
18 breast itũm 2 sing possessive 1  
128 sky itůga      
108 louse word info iwi      
181 where? word info iŋa      
111 fish   1?  
195 no, not iȯk      
34 to cry iȯŋ   1  
21 to think jamarar      
181 where? word info ji (*tei, Nathan 1974) 3  
88 to squeeze word info jima      
67 to sew word info jir      
35 to vomit ka-mwo-mwuu-da cause to vomit (*mutaq, Nathan 1974) 1  
44 to hear kaiȯt      
41 to bite kamwit      
138 warm word info kinijow      
192 and ma   2  
161 shy, ashamed mai|ůr   1  
83 to work word info makur      
38 to chew word info mama   1  
129 moon maraman   7  
51 to sit megeda      
157 thick word info mej (*matolu, Nathan 1974) 3  
157 thick word info mej (*matolu, Nathan 1974) 3  
191 all memak      
50 to dream mi   1, 37  
48 to sleep mijimij   1  
22 to fear miow (*matuku, Nathan 1974) 1  
88 to squeeze word info mwat      
30 mouth mwin      
40 to drink nim   1  
177 this nune      
162 old word info obwe      
135 lightning oitsin      
164 good omo      
152 small oniŋ   39  
19 shoulder onuquen      
66 to tie up, fasten oquȯr      
158 narrow oroeȯ      
153 big ouwak      
98 egg pei-n (*mpou, Nathan 1974) 15  
95 to fall word info pudu   15  
117 fruit quat imin erȯ      
113 branch word info ran   1  
113 branch word info rat imin erȯ branch of a tree/shrub    
4 leg/foot reren iwin      
114 leaf ret emin erȯ      
141 wet riare      
96 dog robar loanword; the first dog on Nauru was called Rover by his European owner   L
15 bone rȯ|n   2?  
72 to hit word info tamwit      
73 to steal torere      
193 if tsin ia      
39 to cook word info tsitsin      
145 smoke word info tsiw      
76 to live, be alive tsi|mor (*maqudi Nathan1973) 1, 76  
91 to buy tuwab      
7 to come tůkȯ   9  
36 to spit ura      
29 to sniff, smell waij bon      
131 cloud word info weron      
133 rain weron      
12 skin witsin      
183 thou wo (*koe, Nathan 1974) 1  
186 you wo      
110 spider ááreow   6  
143 fire åe (*api Nathan1973) 1  
55 woman/female ån   1, 47  
9 to swim åw   26  
186 you ñauwe   28  
89 to hold word info ėgėg      
86 to grow word info ŋabeda      
64 to say ůge      
187 they ůra   1, 70  
196 to count ȯdů      
101 to fly ȯeta      
137 to blow word info ȯeȯŋ      
21 to think ȯmaran      
10 dirty ȯmwarere      
149 red ȯmwirara (*maiRaq, Nathan 1974) 1  
37 to eat ȯn   1?  
28 to breathe ȯnano      
87 to swell word info ȯpwe   9  
7 to come ȯrre      
144 to burn word info ȯŋ      

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