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Language: Muyuw

Source/Author:  Lithgow, David and Daphne Lithgow, compilers. 2007. Muyuw-English dictionary. [Manuscript] 69 p. http://www.sil.org/pacific/png/abstract.asp?id=49233 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Ger Reesink  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Papuan Tip:Peripheral:Kilivila-Louisiades:Kilivila 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
126 lake      
210 One Thousand word info      
2 left kimaw      
11 dust musamus      
11 dust musew      
13 back word info kuyeim behind    
13 back word info tubwélon his back    
15 bone veitun      
22 to fear wen 'fear him'    
23 blood mwaliyésan his blood    
26 hair word info sinewun      
28 to breathe kayow nuwan      
34 to cry kawnavin      
44 to hear kataluteg      
48 to sleep kandakwek      
50 to dream kantet      
52 to stand tabalawaw      
61 house bunatum      
64 to say dibek 'tell'    
64 to say kavatag 'mention'    
64 to say lana 'say'    
66 to tie up, fasten skwen      
67 to sew word info kunup      
69 to hunt word info tayob hunt for turtles    
70 to shoot word info gipouy 'bow for arrow; shoot'    
70 to shoot word info lus blowpipe,rifle;shoot    
71 to stab, pierce bes      
71 to stab, pierce giyev      
72 to hit word info wak      
73 to steal bakew      
74 to kill weiy      
77 to scratch word info tadidul      
78 to cut, hack word info lavis cut firewood    
79 stick/wood kaligweg      
80 to split word info kaysal split it    
80 to split word info lav split firewood    
82 dull, blunt babeit      
82 dull, blunt sinyidayad      
83 to work word info wutiley do,work/    
83 to work word info wutálan its work    
84 to plant way plant yam    
85 to choose kamkwin      
88 to squeeze word info kimimey      
92 to open, uncover kaliyow open it    
92 to open, uncover katuyow open it    
95 to fall word info kalivatouw      
95 to fall word info kalouw      
102 rat sinmunam      
105 tail pwason tail of bird    
108 louse word info dignigin      
109 mosquito bulóubol      
110 spider bobos      
112 rotten word info kasanin      
114 leaf yageivin      
115 root gidawal      
115 root luw      
116 flower atanoun      
117 fruit anagin      
117 fruit avanin      
118 grass awuyow      
118 grass sinwuyow      
119 earth/soil ven      
121 sand alekel      
122 water word info yevagam      
123 to flow látay      
124 sea yol      
125 salt sol     L
129 moon kwel      
131 cloud word info livaboy      
133 rain kalanan      
133 rain sigwasig      
136 wind bomat north wind    
136 wind yals south wind    
136 wind nuvid south-east wind    
137 to blow word info yik b.    
139 cold word info lalawen      
139 cold word info lóulun      
141 wet dal      
141 wet sipisoup      
146 ash pulikov      
147 black gunugoun      
147 black lom      
150 yellow tigitag      
151 green kudikwad      
154 short word info pumupum a. 'short and thick'    
154 short word info kayakus b.    
156 thin word info kalalaw thin of plank    
156 thin word info giligil thin of rope,thread    
158 narrow kabkakit      
159 wide kupakop      
159 wide babayay 'wide of hole,opening'    
160 painful, sick lel      
160 painful, sick ged 'pain'    
162 old word info avek deduced from tovek 'old man' & vinavek 'old woman'    
164 good kámnat      
164 good palap      
166 correct, true magene      
166 correct, true móunid      
170 when? word info asinávin      
171 to hide word info toupan      
172 to climb word info katulag b.    
174 in, inside wanuwan      
175 above wanakaew      
176 below watinow      
177 this towen-ane 'this here'    
178 that tówen      
179 near ane      
179 near tówen-ane 'this nearby'    
180 far one towen-one 'that thing far away'    
181 where? word info am-tówen      
183 thou yákoum(w)      
184 he/she nawen it/she    
189 who? word info kal      
189 who? word info kalisíy      
190 other kweitan another one    
191 all babaw      
191 all méivek      
192 and e      
193 if kukín      
193 if magat      
194 how? word info amáwan      
195 no, not nag      
196 to count vin      
198 Two word info akweiy      
199 Three word info kweitoun      
201 Five word info kweinim      
202 Six word info kweinim katanok      
203 Seven word info kweinim kweiy      
204 Eight word info kweinim kweiton      
205 Nine word info kweinim kweivas      
206 Ten word info sinawatan one ten'    
207 Twenty word info sinweiy      
208 Fifty word info sinwanim      
209 One Hundred word info lakatutan      
1 hand nim   1  
1 hand niman   1  
4 leg/foot kaken   1  
5 to walk noun   1  
7 to come am   1  
7 to come im   1  
16 intestines sinewun   1  
17 liver kat   1  
18 breast sasun   1  
18 breast sus   1  
19 shoulder yalavan metathesis 1  
24 head kunun   1  
43 ear teg   1  
43 ear teigan   1  
45 eye mat   1  
45 eye matan   1  
59 mother ínan   1  
60 father taman   1  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
78 to cut, hack word info tay cut with axe 1  
86 to grow word info tub   1  
86 to grow word info sob   1  
97 bird man   1  
101 to fly yow   1  
108 louse word info kut   1  
111 fish in   1  
111 fish yin   1  
117 fruit wuwan   1  
130 star utun   1  
133 rain kunabas   1  
133 rain kunakun   1  
136 wind yag   1  
167 night boug   1  
185 we word info yakid we inc 1  
44 to hear ligen   1, 36  
44 to hear neg   1, 36  
15 bone tatuwan   1, 10  
15 bone toutun   1, 10  
55 woman/female vin   1, 106  
186 you yakamiy   1, 13, 18  
27 nose abunun   1, 17  
105 tail yayun tail of dog 1, 25  
163 new kwéivaw   1, 26  
73 to steal veinaw   1, 32  
113 branch word info yáyag   1, 34  
188 what? word info avéiyag   1, 38  
37 to eat kam   1, 43  
37 to eat koum   1, 43  
132 fog labgugwaw   1, 57  
104 fat/grease mwamon   1, 65  
200 Four word info kweivas   1, 65  
48 to sleep masis   1, 70  
103 meat/flesh viniyón   10  
107 worm (earthworm) simwamwat   10, 48  
12 skin mom skin, peel of banana 101  
14 belly nun   105  
141 wet pwatut   108  
140 dry word info mad b. 11  
29 to sniff, smell sikwén smell it 110  
29 to sniff, smell sukon smell it 110  
140 dry word info nibunab a. 115  
39 to cook word info kaléibwan   119  
46 to see kin   119  
6 road/path ked   12  
106 snake mwátet   12, 74  
99 feather dag   13  
99 feather digulen   13  
20 to know, be knowledgeable kakin know 135  
10 dirty bik to be dirty 139  
10 dirty bikibik to be dirty 139  
3 right kátay 'right hand' 14  
3 right katay 'right hand' 14  
120 stone dibwadeb   14  
169 year bweilim   14  
197 One word info kwéitan kwei is a classifier 14  
36 to spit gus   14, 83  
66 to tie up, fasten yawen   142  
47 to yawn kanawat   15  
98 egg pouw   15  
134 thunder palapal   15  
144 to burn word info gob   16  
51 to sit sin   160  
91 to buy gimwal   17  
128 sky libalab   18  
157 thick word info badubad   18  
157 thick word info putupwat 'thick of cord' 18  
52 to stand tow   2  
74 to kill katimet   2  
100 wing pinpénen its wing 2  
185 we word info yakaméy we exc 2  
185 we word info yam we exc 2  
192 and may   2, 46  
192 and mouy   2, 46  
35 to vomit nagob   20  
35 to vomit ngeb   20  
63 name yágan his name 20  
63 name yeg his name 20  
116 flower lalan   20  
137 to blow word info tow a. 20  
137 to blow word info itotow a. 20  
142 heavy mouvit   20, 19  
183 thou yak(w)   21  
54 man/male taw   22  
68 needle vas   23  
145 smoke word info bwaw   23  
129 moon tibukon   24  
42 to suck sus suck breast 25  
187 they tasiyas   25, 42  
57 husband mwan   26  
149 red bwabwel   26  
182 I yeg(w)   26  
182 I yey   26  
40 to drink mom   27  
40 to drink moum   27  
133 rain kweis   27  
90 to dig kaviyeil   28, 1  
181 where? word info avanuy   3, 48  
9 to swim gay   32  
120 stone dakul   32  
23 blood buyav blood 33  
50 to dream kamikon   35, 39  
50 to dream mikon   35, 39  
30 mouth awan his mouth 36  
49 to lie down word info másis   37  
145 smoke word info musew   37  
164 good bwein   37  
152 small kakit   38  
152 small kekels   38  
56 child gwad   39  
173 at wa   40  
96 dog awuk   41  
53 person/human being gámag   42  
24 head daban '(fore)head' 43  
61 house bwan   43  
161 shy, ashamed msin 'shame' 43  
161 shy, ashamed mwasin 'shame' 43  
135 lightning kavíkawn   44  
135 lightning kawn   44  
41 to bite ged   46  
75 to die, be dead kanig   46  
34 to cry valam   47  
56 child natun   5  
76 to live, be alive mwov   50  
76 to live, be alive mamwov   50  
124 sea bwanit   50  
12 skin kaléivin its skin 53  
67 to sew word info bas   53  
67 to sew word info bes   53  
125 salt yol   53  
65 rope yiwayoun   54  
176 below waskawan   55  
93 to pound, beat word info way beat, hit, plant yams 57  
93 to pound, beat word info weiy beat, hit, plant yams 57  
87 to swell word info lol   58  
133 rain bwaw   58  
42 to suck mwes suck with lips; irregular *m > mw and *u > e 6  
168 day yam   6  
30 mouth wádon his mouth 60  
165 bad, evil gagánen   60  
165 bad, evil gak   60  
165 bad, evil geg   60  
31 tooth kud   61  
31 tooth kudun   61  
72 to hit word info weiy   61  
38 to chew word info gen   63  
88 to squeeze word info pwel   63  
36 to spit giw   65  
62 thatch/roof lakwet sago thatch 65  
62 thatch/roof loukwat sago thatch 65  
153 big avakaein   65  
8 to turn word info silikivin turn a corner travelling on road 66  
122 water word info soup   66  
172 to climb word info mwen a. 66  
84 to plant sop plant seed 67  
146 ash kalíkwaw   68  
81 sharp kakat   69  
91 to buy ymayis   69  
104 fat/grease dídiw   69  
155 long word info aveiyov   69  
155 long word info vayov   69  
32 tongue mayen   7  
127 woods/forest nawoud   7, 120  
94 to throw word info lev   73  
94 to throw word info lov   73  
136 wind yavat west wind 74  
138 warm word info muyamuy   74  
160 painful, sick katoun   74  
89 to hold word info kapét hold in hand 75  
148 white pwapwakaw   75  
131 cloud word info lov   76  
20 to know, be knowledgeable sinóp(w) gain knowledge 83  
65 rope balawn   84  
33 to laugh gágig   85  
33 to laugh gig   85  
22 to fear goul 'respect' 89  
143 fire kov   9  
184 he/she towen he 9  
112 rotten word info pwas   9, 74  
22 to fear pwayat   90  
25 neck káyon   90  
69 to hunt word info toutuw hunt for pigs 91  
119 earth/soil pwepway   92  
28 to breathe yatun 'breathe in' 94  
64 to say livan   97  
21 to think dik   98  
21 to think kanuway   99  
58 wife kwav   99  

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