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Language: Nengone

Source/Author:  Blust 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Penny Keenan  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:Loyalty Islands 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
157 thick word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
2 left ŋorohni      
2 left amagnoroni left-handed person    
4 leg/foot arada      
5 to walk huè      
7 to come huete one person    
7 to come huebut asked to come    
8 to turn word info colo      
10 dirty eon      
11 dust aerawa      
13 back word info thoŋa      
18 breast mimi      
19 shoulder adè      
20 to know, be knowledgeable carajewe to understand    
20 to know, be knowledgeable thuni to be able to    
21 to think tutuo[n]      
22 to fear megigi      
24 head hawo      
25 neck guretho      
26 hair word info din      
27 nose gupied      
30 mouth tubenengoc      
31 tooth yege      
34 to cry mane      
36 to spit kadeu[on]      
37 to eat iwa to eat flesh    
37 to eat kaka      
37 to eat kodraru (respectful)    
38 to chew word info capa      
39 to cook word info cani      
42 to suck kua|mimi drinking milk, as baby with mother    
43 ear wabaiwa      
45 eye waegogo      
46 to see ule      
48 to sleep nidreti      
48 to sleep thaetì      
49 to lie down word info guni      
51 to sit memeŋ      
51 to sit meneng      
53 person/human being ŋom[e]      
55 woman/female hmenew[e]      
57 husband cahmanien      
58 wife theden      
58 wife hmenuen      
59 mother hmani      
62 thatch/roof heabeno      
66 to tie up, fasten thurul      
68 needle thero      
69 to hunt word info tango ia      
72 to hit word info riridi      
75 to die, be dead taŋo      
76 to live, be alive roi      
79 stick/wood moc      
79 stick/wood ieserei      
81 sharp neicie[n]      
82 dull, blunt cabaŋ      
83 to work word info ruac      
85 to choose ure      
85 to choose ureye      
86 to grow word info puze[on]      
86 to grow word info hmalo      
87 to swell word info coc      
88 to squeeze word info wisereiè      
89 to hold word info punise      
91 to buy tize      
91 to buy lae      
92 to open, uncover tohe      
94 to throw word info cedon      
95 to fall word info ded[e]      
97 bird iaded      
97 bird waia      
98 egg watitewe literaly little (wa-) chicken (titewe), the chick or the egg    
98 egg watitew      
100 wing waburuburun      
101 to fly ruel      
101 to fly naejo      
103 meat/flesh guia      
104 fat/grease diric      
105 tail toen      
107 worm (earthworm) meketeroè      
112 rotten word info momoceʔil      
113 branch word info adraʔac      
118 grass taye      
118 grass erebu      
123 to flow cithail      
124 sea cele      
125 salt alasè      
126 lake gu|cele      
127 woods/forest wocedran      
128 sky awè      
129 moon cekol      
130 star jekol      
134 thunder hne      
135 lightning wasisidrin      
137 to blow word info uti      
138 warm word info po      
139 cold word info ce|on      
140 dry word info papaseg|on      
141 wet caibì      
142 heavy ianuro      
144 to burn word info denan[on]      
146 ash cekol      
148 white gada      
149 red bene      
152 small waʔami      
153 big hma      
153 big keben      
154 short word info gukokod      
155 long word info iweiai      
158 narrow nic[e]      
159 wide hma|rezaŋan      
160 painful, sick lajō      
162 old word info gumohma      
165 bad, evil nia      
169 year kenereken literally from a ken to another, the ken is the yam fest    
170 when? word info odrael      
170 when? word info hodrael      
171 to hide word info oeo      
172 to climb word info ae|gec      
173 at jewore      
174 in, inside hulo      
175 above aileriponeni      
175 above hado ri pon      
176 below tenezo      
176 below hadu ri ten      
177 this ome      
179 near hmūla      
180 far heyo      
180 far thuaiai      
181 where? word info o      
183 thou bo      
184 he/she bon      
185 we word info eje      
185 we word info ehnij      
187 they buic      
188 what? word info ŋe      
190 other soten      
191 all ilekoden      
191 all ileoden      
194 how? word info koiwan[e]      
194 how? word info korion      
195 no, not deko      
196 to count ietican      
202 Six word info sɛduŋ ne sa      
203 Seven word info sɛduŋ ne rew      
204 Eight word info sɛduŋ ne tin      
205 Nine word info sɛduŋ ne ɛč      
206 Ten word info rue tubenin      
6 road/path gu|relan [cf124/126 1  
6 road/path lene   1  
17 liver gu|at   1  
23 blood dran|n cf.114 1  
23 blood dra   1  
28 to breathe nono   1  
35 to vomit nija   1  
37 to eat kān to eat 1  
44 to hear dredreŋ (?) 1  
44 to hear taedrengi to hear/to listen 1  
61 house mma   1  
65 rope wa|cen   1  
90 to dig cere   1  
93 to pound, beat word info beie to beat with a heavy instrument 1  
93 to pound, beat word info beye to beat with a heavy instrument 1  
99 feather din   1  
108 louse word info ote head louse 1  
109 mosquito nin[e] < M 1  
111 fish waʔiè   1  
114 leaf dro (cf.23) 1 1?
114 leaf runeac   1  
116 flower eŋen   1  
117 fruit wa|wen   1  
119 earth/soil dro   1  
120 stone ete (cf. 73, 200) 1  
121 sand gunin   1  
133 rain el[e]   1  
136 wind yeŋò   1  
143 fire iei   1  
192 and ka   1  
197 One word info sa   1  
198 Two word info rewè   1  
199 Three word info tini   1  
200 Four word info ece [cf 73,120] 1  
59 mother nene   1, 83  
54 man/male cahan   1, 14?  
63 name yel   1, 18  
63 name yele   1, 18  
182 I inu   1, 22  
73 to steal eno (cf 120, 200) 1, 58  
1 hand nin arm and hand 1, 66  
1 hand aranin (ara is a naked and plane surface) : is the below of the hand according MJ Dubois (1980), but is actually what I've heard used for the hand 1, 66  
1 hand wanin hand and forearm 1, 66  
166 correct, true netiti   102?  
166 correct, true seseko   11  
167 night ridrì   11  
71 to stab, pierce thiŋi   12  
77 to scratch word info keric   12  
131 cloud word info awè   12  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ule to know something, also "to see". 121?  
13 back word info durejo   12?  
193 if ŋei   12?  
4 leg/foot |wa|ta   13  
4 leg/foot tan   13  
4 leg/foot wata   13  
137 to blow word info hnan   13  
64 to say ie   13, 103  
78 to cut, hack word info ciecie   136  
57 husband theden   15  
42 to suck kumon to lick, to suck 17, 88  
164 good roi   18  
60 father cecen   19  
47 to yawn hoamo   19, 30  
7 to come pina "to arrive" 1?  
12 skin nenun   1?  
30 mouth yepeh trivial or for animal mouth, come from pe(ic) which is the orifice, and trivially the human mouth 1?  
41 to bite kukuc   1?  
67 to sew word info yethi   1?  
67 to sew word info yeyethi   1?  
70 to shoot word info pehna|ni   1?  
74 to kill penet   1?  
149 red dricadrica   1?  
151 green meciwe   1?  
161 shy, ashamed nana   1?  
189 who? word info la   1?  
15 bone dun   2  
52 to stand ser[e]   2  
115 root wer|esereiè   2  
145 smoke word info ci|kal   2  
172 to climb word info ise   2  
192 and ne   2  
173 at ri   20  
156 thin word info nerere   22  
132 fog kalekal   23  
186 you buhnij   23  
32 tongue gu|tinen   26  
201 Five word info sɛduŋ   26  
102 rat xeli   3  
102 rat xele   3  
193 if ma   3  
9 to swim al   30  
150 yellow bene   32?  
80 to split word info ceges   34?  
92 to open, uncover toebot   37  
195 no, not tha   4  
106 snake unè   43  
68 needle dun   44  
138 warm word info ceun   45  
33 to laugh numa   48?  
178 that komelei   48?  
3 right amanata right limb, the right hand, the right-handed person 5, 13  
3 right nata 5 5, 13  
179 near acen   56  
56 child watei   5?  
40 to drink kua   6  
168 day ran   6  
163 new kabe   65?  
10 dirty rawa   6?  
96 dog pailai   7 Loan
84 to plant can   73  
50 to dream tutuo   74  
14 belly e|te   7?  
122 water word info tin[i]   8  
13 back word info co   82  
181 where? word info il   88  
29 to sniff, smell siŋod   9  
101 to fly ded   90  
110 spider gunama   91  
110 spider guhnama   91  
16 intestines cerethan   92  
9 to swim se   97?  
147 black dridri   98?  
39 to cook word info ajoni   9?  
196 to count cinumera   L L?
46 to see ciule Ci is the mark of the present (like is (.....)ing in english) ; so ci ule is to be seeing. Or ciule (in one single word) is the action of seeing, the vision. x  

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