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Language: East Kara (Lemakot)

Source/Author:  Matthew Dryer 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:Lavongai-Nalik 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ma   1, 78  
2 left paxaiya      
3 right pamuaan   26  
4 leg/foot ka   1  
5 to walk sangas   31  
6 road/path salan   1  
7 to come savat      
8 to turn word info tapuk      
9 to swim ngaas   15  
10 dirty vusiit   111  
11 dust pof      
12 skin vafaa      
13 back word info mi   34  
14 belly xu 'intestines, stomach, womb' 56  
15 bone tun   1, 10  
16 intestines xu (also means 'stomach', 'womb') 87  
17 liver      
18 breast      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable texaas      
21 to think lamon   78  
22 to fear mataut   1  
23 blood ria   1  
24 head putu   9  
25 neck koluma may mean 'throat'    
26 hair word info fui   31  
27 nose      
28 to breathe vipiif? may mean 'blow'    
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth vala      
31 tooth fa      
32 tongue xalema   7, 14  
33 to laugh nangan   16  
34 to cry tangiis   1  
35 to vomit      
36 to spit kaanus xanus 'spit on' 14, 84  
37 to eat fangan   1, 53  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink num   1  
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear tanga   1  
44 to hear langai   1, 36  
45 eye mata eyes 1  
45 eye pamata eye (singular) 1  
46 to see xalum   93  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep matef   46  
49 to lie down word info mati to be lying down 37  
50 to dream mif   1, 37  
51 to sit nai   151  
52 to stand tigina      
53 person/human being      
54 man/male mataa male = tomexaan 12  
55 woman/female tefin   1, 35  
56 child lak   34  
57 husband lava   50  
58 wife nasaa   96  
59 mother nina   1, 83  
60 father tama   1  
61 house lifu   26  
62 thatch/roof putuna lifu =head of house, putu='head'    
63 name isi   1, 66  
64 to say kuus      
65 rope yeis   2  
66 to tie up, fasten pis   32  
67 to sew word info kap   49  
68 needle niil (borrowing?)   L
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce xi      
72 to hit word info sip      
73 to steal fenau   1, 32  
74 to kill punuk   1  
75 to die, be dead maat   1  
76 to live, be alive to   8  
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood newai   1  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info faisok   20  
84 to plant xapis   49  
85 to choose siak fati siak='take'    
86 to grow word info palak   18  
86 to grow word info boak   29  
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info tao to hold in hand, to touch 17  
90 to dig kaaf   82  
90 to dig xaf xaf+hole='dig a hole' 82  
91 to buy maraan =obtain    
92 to open, uncover kas matavas 'be open' 45  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info tapin      
95 to fall word info poxo   19  
96 dog piu   66  
97 bird maanu   1  
98 egg xatuluk   1  
99 feather      
100 wing xakave   1, 39  
101 to fly      
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh meska   42  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake tiui   17  
107 worm (earthworm) xanapit?   51  
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito      
110 spider      
111 fish din   1  
112 rotten word info masiik      
113 branch word info raxan   1  
113 branch word info raxana   1  
114 leaf paxana   12  
115 root xarei   37  
116 flower fur   22  
117 fruit xalana   29  
118 grass yi also means 'reed' 14  
119 earth/soil xavala      
120 stone faat   1  
121 sand      
122 water word info raarum   1  
123 to flow talatiu   78  
124 sea laman   14  
125 salt      
126 lake raarum ='water' 43  
127 woods/forest      
128 sky tavegof      
129 moon fulun   1  
130 star vapara   53  
131 cloud word info vata   63  
132 fog      
133 rain raafui   24  
134 thunder vabarak   51  
135 lightning yaamit      
136 wind reref   70  
137 to blow word info fiit      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info femaiyang to become dry    
141 wet      
142 heavy matafan metathesis 1  
143 fire fata   30  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash vebit   23  
147 black maxata   1  
148 white pasak      
149 red vuung   69  
150 yellow xiis?   39  
151 green      
152 small modak   77  
153 big molava   10  
154 short word info xaxaalif?   73  
155 long word info modus also ='high' 62  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick giis   69  
161 shy, ashamed mangil   9  
162 old word info vaiak   99  
163 new fa'ui   1  
164 good roxo   54  
165 bad, evil saat   1  
166 correct, true tuuna   56  
167 night vung   1  
168 day yaan   6  
169 year mariaas   39  
170 when? word info laso ta yaan 'on what day'    
171 to hide word info fufunai   1  
172 to climb word info fani   1  
173 at la   2  
173 at pe for larger locations 8  
174 in, inside la = 'at' 61  
175 above laa'ui   57  
176 below lapaana 'under' 41, 74  
177 this nabe'      
177 this aanabe'      
178 that aapave      
179 near faasilak      
180 far lasuun      
181 where? word info faa   3, 48  
182 I ne   1, 22  
182 I nenia   1, 22  
183 thou no   1, 18  
183 thou nano   1, 18  
184 he/she a   x  
184 he/she nane   1, 6  
185 we word info maam excl    
185 we word info nemaam excl    
185 we word info taara incl    
185 we word info netaara incl    
186 you mi   26  
186 you mami   26  
187 they ri   25  
187 they nari   25  
188 what? word info so   1  
189 who? word info nase'   1  
190 other xasa   14  
190 other saxano      
191 all xapiak   87  
192 and e   8  
193 if tamo   33  
194 how? word info malaafaa      
195 no, not pife      
196 to count kat   33  
197 One word info saxa   8  
198 Two word info taragua   1  
199 Three word info talatul   1  
200 Four word info talafaat   1, 65  
201 Five word info pama      
202 Six word info pisaxa   5  
203 Seven word info pisiguak      
204 Eight word info pisiktul      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info sangafilu   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info sangafilu pama      
209 One Hundred word info sangafilu sangafilu      
210 One Thousand word info      

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