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Language: Gelao (Wanzi)

Source/Author:  He Jiashan 
Notes:  Source: 贺嘉善/He, Jiashan. 仡佬语简志/Gelao yu jian zhi (A Sketch of Gelao). Beijing, China: 民族出版社/Min zu chu ban she: 新華書店发行/Xin hua shu dian fa xing, 1983.

This Central Gelao dialect is spoken in Wanzi village (弯子寨), Anshun (安顺), Guizhou, China. The speakers' autonym is klau55. 
Problems:  Source uses ˥ (55), ˧ (33), etc. instead of tone numbers. I have replaced the tone letters with their respective tone values. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew C. Hsiu  Checked By:  
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  • Total Data: 179
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  • Number of Loans: 1
 
Classification:  Tai-Kadai:Kadai:Ge-Chi:Gao 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand mpau44      
2 left vlei31 tai33      
3 right vlei31 sue33   46  
4 leg/foot qa24   42  
5 to walk vu13      
5 to walk pai33      
6 road/path qen33      
7 to come mu33      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin qɒ24      
13 back word info lai33 kla55      
14 belly luŋ33      
15 bone taŋ31      
16 intestines sai55      
17 liver pu55 tɕin55      
18 breast tɕi55 tɕi33   1?  
19 shoulder klɒ24 p'ɒ33      
20 to know, be knowledgeable sa33      
21 to think təɯ31      
22 to fear lau44      
23 blood plɒ24      
24 head klɒ24      
25 neck zɒ44 q'ai33      
26 hair word info san33      
27 nose ȵtɕe24      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell mpa31      
30 mouth ŋku44      
31 tooth pan33      
32 tongue p'i55 te24      
33 to laugh      
34 to cry ləɯ55      
35 to vomit      
36 to spit tsa24      
37 to eat xɒ33      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info taŋ24      
40 to drink han55      
41 to bite tau24      
42 to suck      
43 ear zau44      
44 to hear tsaŋ31      
45 eye ləɯ13 tau33      
46 to see qɒ33 tsu13      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep ŋka31      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream pan33 noun    
51 to sit tsa31      
52 to stand ku33      
53 person/human being tɕ'i55      
54 man/male qɒ33 tau55      
55 woman/female qɒ33 ʑɒ13      
56 child lei31      
57 husband qɒ33 tau55      
58 wife lai44      
59 mother p'ɒ44      
60 father mɒ13      
61 house qə33      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name ntsai44      
64 to say ʑu31      
65 rope ts'ei24      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info tse24      
68 needle lian31      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info man55   1  
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info pa24      
73 to steal len13      
74 to kill ven44      
75 to die, be dead pen33      
76 to live, be alive pləɯ55      
77 to scratch word info tsu24      
78 to cut, hack word info tai55      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info plau24      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info t'a44 to do, perform    
84 to plant      
85 to choose ts'e44      
86 to grow word info ʑəɯ31      
87 to swell word info vəɯ44      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info vla13      
90 to dig ɕi33      
91 to buy sen33      
92 to open, uncover hɒ33      
92 to open, uncover klei55 to uncover, open a door    
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info tsəɯ33      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog mpau33      
97 bird ntau31      
98 egg tan33      
99 feather mpe31      
100 wing pau55 vu44      
101 to fly p'au24      
102 rat lɒ55      
103 meat/flesh ɒ55      
104 fat/grease nan44      
105 tail ts'an24      
106 snake ŋkau44      
107 worm (earthworm) hu55      
108 louse word info ta44      
109 mosquito tɕ'i44      
110 spider ŋau31 ŋe44      
111 fish ɒ55 lau44      
112 rotten word info zuŋ31      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ntei33 (?)    
115 root      
116 flower ŋkau55      
117 fruit mei31      
118 grass xaŋ33      
119 earth/soil nta44      
120 stone əɯ33      
121 sand sen55 əɯ33      
122 water word info əɯ55      
123 to flow klai33      
124 sea hai33 Chinese   L
125 salt ȵtɕəɯ44      
126 lake luŋ13      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky vlei44      
129 moon tsu33      
130 star lei31 tsu33      
131 cloud word info ten44 pau44      
132 fog mpu31      
133 rain mei44 zau44      
134 thunder zau44      
135 lightning      
136 wind ven44      
137 to blow word info han24      
138 warm word info ta55 hot    
139 cold word info tsen31      
140 dry word info xau24      
140 dry word info sei55      
141 wet ts'ɒ55      
142 heavy xen33      
143 fire pai33      
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info qɒ33 səɯ33      
146 ash ta24      
147 black lan33      
148 white zu24      
149 red plɒ24      
150 yellow ȵtɕi13      
151 green ten55      
152 small ȵɒ44      
153 big su33      
154 short word info nta24      
155 long word info ts'en44      
156 thin word info vu13      
157 thick word info ntau44      
158 narrow zei13      
159 wide tse13      
160 painful, sick zai13      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info kau55      
163 new mu44   1  
164 good ɒ33      
165 bad, evil sau24      
166 correct, true      
167 night men33 si44      
168 day sen44      
169 year plei33      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info ai33 to climb a mountain    
173 at an33      
174 in, inside lu44 kləɯ55      
175 above tau55 hu33      
176 below tau55 sen13      
177 this ni31   1  
178 that nu31      
179 near lau13      
180 far lai44      
181 where? word info nan44 nɒ13      
182 I i33      
183 thou mu31      
184 he/she u33      
185 we word info su33 ta33      
186 you si33 sa33      
187 they tsɒ55 nu31      
188 what? word info səɯ55 nɒ13      
189 who? word info xen33 nɒ13      
190 other tsi55 ... a33      
191 all      
192 and nu33 also    
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not a33      
195 no, not nta31      
195 no, not mpa31      
196 to count təɯ31      
197 One word info si33   1  
198 Two word info su33   1  
199 Three word info ta33   1  
200 Four word info pu33   1  
201 Five word info mpu44   1  
202 Six word info nan33   1  
203 Seven word info ɕi24   1  
204 Eight word info vla44   3  
205 Nine word info səɯ24   5  
206 Ten word info pe24   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info tɕin33      
210 One Thousand word info təɯ24      

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