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

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