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Language: Amami

Source/Author:  The Okinawa Center of Language Study 
Notes:  Japonic language Spoken in the Amami islands; the dialect represented is that of the city of Naze. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Mark Williamson  Checked By:  
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  • Total Data: 185
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  • Number of Loans: 2
 
Classification:  Japonic:Ryukyuan:Amami-Okinawan:Northern Amami-Okinawan 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand tïï   38  
2 left hidʒari      
3 right nigiri      
4 leg/foot hagi      
5 to walk ʔakk (all verbs suffixed with -uri in plain form or -ruri when root ends with vowel)    
6 road/path mici      
7 to come xuri      
8 to turn word info magu      
9 to swim ʔwïïg      
10 dirty ’janage (all adjectives suffixed with -sari or mutation thereof in plain form)    
11 dust huhun      
12 skin xoo      
13 back word info xusi      
14 belly ’waθa      
15 bone xoobe      
16 intestines ’waθa      
17 liver kimo      
18 breast munï      
19 shoulder xaθa      
20 to know, be knowledgeable siçj      
21 to think ʔomo'      
22 to fear ʔuθu      
23 blood cii      
24 head xamaci      
25 neck kubi      
26 hair word info xamaci      
27 nose hana      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth kuci      
31 tooth hwa      
32 tongue sïba      
33 to laugh ’wara'      
34 to cry nax      
35 to vomit modos      
36 to spit cïzï ga hax      
37 to eat xam      
38 to chew word info xanhikkj      
39 to cook word info ni      
40 to drink num      
41 to bite xam      
42 to suck sïsï   1  
43 ear min   18  
44 to hear hirax      
45 eye mïï   14  
46 to see mii      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep nïb   100  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream ʔimi ba mii      
51 to sit      
52 to stand θaθ      
53 person/human being cjuu      
54 man/male 'jenga      
55 woman/female 'onagu      
56 child 'warabï   99  
57 husband ʔuθu      
58 wife ʔassje      
59 mother ʔago      
60 father hussju      
61 house 'jaa   25  
62 thatch/roof ʔirixjadehe      
63 name namin      
64 to say çj      
65 rope cïna      
66 to tie up, fasten musub      
67 to sew word info noo'      
68 needle hari      
69 to hunt word info xari s      
70 to shoot word info ʔi      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info xuss      
73 to steal nug      
74 to kill xuss      
75 to die, be dead simj      
76 to live, be alive ʔikimj      
77 to scratch word info xax      
78 to cut, hack word info ki      
79 stick/wood boo Loan from Chinese. cf. Sino-Japanese boo 'stick/wood' 100 L
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info haθarax      
84 to plant ʔwïï      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info hode      
87 to swell word info hiruga      
88 to squeeze word info sibu      
89 to hold word info muθ      
90 to dig hu      
91 to buy xo'   100  
92 to open, uncover hwee      
93 to pound, beat word info ʔuθ      
94 to throw word info nagï      
95 to fall word info ʔjee      
96 dog ʔin   39  
97 bird θuri      
98 egg xoga      
99 feather hane      
100 wing hange      
101 to fly θub   41  
102 rat doziro      
103 meat/flesh sisi or 31? 1  
104 fat/grease ʔabura      
105 tail zubu      
106 snake hjan      
107 worm (earthworm) mïmïzï      
108 louse word info siran      
109 mosquito gadʒan      
110 spider kubu      
111 fish ʔjuu      
112 rotten word info kusare      
113 branch word info 'joda      
114 leaf hwa      
115 root   20  
116 flower hana      
117 fruit mi      
118 grass gaja      
119 earth/soil miçja      
120 stone ʔisi      
121 sand sïna      
122 water word info mïzï      
123 to flow ha      
124 sea ʔumi      
125 salt masju      
126 lake ʔixï   24  
127 woods/forest ha'jasi      
128 sky θïn Sino-Japanese ten 'sky' < Chinese tian 'sky'.   L
129 moon cïki      
130 star husi      
131 cloud word info kumo      
132 fog kiri      
133 rain ʔamï      
134 thunder xannari      
135 lightning xannari nu hiziri      
136 wind xaze      
137 to blow word info huk      
138 warm word info ʔacï   48  
139 cold word info higuru      
140 dry word info xami      
141 wet      
142 heavy cjuu      
143 fire μacï      
144 to burn word info mees   41  
145 smoke word info xïbusi      
146 ash hwe      
147 black kuru      
148 white siru      
149 red haa      
150 yellow kii      
151 green ʔo      
152 small ʔjena      
153 big hwïs      
154 short word info ʔikkja      
155 long word info naga   56  
156 thin word info ʔjena      
157 thick word info hwïs      
158 narrow sjeba      
159 wide hiru      
160 painful, sick ʔiçja      
161 shy, ashamed hacïka      
162 old word info huru      
163 new mii      
164 good 'icj      
165 bad, evil 'waru      
166 correct, true 'icj      
167 night 'juru      
168 day θeda      
169 year θusi      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info xakurï      
172 to climb word info nub      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this xun      
178 that ʔun      
179 near cikja   52  
180 far θuu      
181 where? word info dïma      
182 I ’wa      
183 thou nan      
184 he/she      
185 we word info ’waxja      
186 you      
187 they ʔatta      
188 what? word info daa      
189 who? word info taru      
190 other hoxa      
191 all suu'ju      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info xjasi      
195 no, not      
196 to count xaz      
197 One word info tïï      
198 Two word info taa      
199 Three word info mii      
200 Four word info ’joo      
201 Five word info ʔii      
202 Six word info muu   11  
203 Seven word info nana   6  
204 Eight word info ’jaa   9  
205 Nine word info xunu      
206 Ten word info θuu      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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