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

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