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

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