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Language: Nauru

Source/Author:  R. Blust, from Kaysser 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Debasish Roy  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Micronesian:Nauruan 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand e-bee (*pani, Nathan 1974) 27  
2 left eda|mauw   1  
3 right da-marũmw-      
4 leg/foot reren iwin      
4 leg/foot eana      
5 to walk důgidugo      
6 road/path eme|dena      
7 to come tůkȯ   9?  
7 to come ȯrre   9?  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim åw   26  
10 dirty ȯmwarere      
11 dust emaraŋata [=146]    
12 skin witsin      
12 skin e-wut (*kulit, Nathan 1974) 1  
13 back word info erowin      
14 belly ijen (*tia, Nathan 1974) 1  
15 bone rȯ|n   2?  
16 intestines      
17 liver aå|n   1  
18 breast barran      
19 shoulder onuquen      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ititsiet      
21 to think jamarar      
21 to think ȯmaran      
22 to fear miow (*matuku, Nathan 1974) 1  
23 blood e|ra   1  
24 head itub      
25 neck iteren      
26 hair word info iret-itůb      
27 nose bodin      
28 to breathe ȯnano      
29 to sniff, smell waij bon      
30 mouth aanaquan      
30 mouth mwin      
31 tooth imwi   25  
32 tongue eo      
33 to laugh idȯdȯ      
34 to cry eȯŋ   1  
34 to cry iȯŋ   1  
35 to vomit ean-ȯaŋȯ      
35 to vomit ka-mwo-mwuu-da cause to vomit (*mutaq, Nathan 1974) 1  
36 to spit ura      
37 to eat ȯn   1?  
37 to eat ijeiji      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink      
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear      
44 to hear      
45 eye      
46 to see      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being      
54 man/male      
55 woman/female      
56 child      
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother      
60 father      
61 house      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name      
64 to say      
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog      
97 bird      
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly      
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito      
110 spider      
111 fish      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf      
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
120 stone      
121 sand      
122 water word info      
123 to flow      
124 sea      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky      
129 moon      
130 star      
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
133 rain      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind      
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info [egara]mwamwe      
140 dry word info emȯg      
141 wet riare      
142 heavy eroe      
143 fire åe (*api Nathan1973) 1  
144 to burn word info ȯŋ      
145 smoke word info badedi      
145 smoke word info tsiw      
146 ash emaraŋata      
147 black etaŋaŋ      
148 white bərəbər (r is strongly trilled)    
149 red ȯmwirara (*maiRaq, Nathan 1974) 1  
150 yellow ebabobo      
151 green      
152 small oniŋ   39  
153 big ouwak      
154 short word info ebo      
155 long word info eraquė      
156 thin word info gerȯger      
157 thick word info emei      
157 thick word info mej (*matolu, Nathan 1974) 3  
157 thick word info mej (*matolu, Nathan 1974) 3  
158 narrow oroeȯ      
159 wide ereab      
160 painful, sick ebaka      
160 painful, sick arak      
161 shy, ashamed mai|ůr   1?  
162 old word info obwe      
162 old word info enab      
163 new etaimeduw      
164 good omo      
165 bad, evil ebaka      
166 correct, true eimwi      
166 correct, true iduwen      
167 night e|bům      
168 day ibům [=168]    
169 year eobweni      
170 when? word info ijet   1  
171 to hide word info ewewin      
172 to climb word info akȯda      
173 at      
174 in, inside ian      
174 in, inside ean      
175 above      
176 below ijȯŋ̊      
177 this nune      
177 this bitune      
178 that bita      
179 near eturen      
180 far      
181 where? word info i      
181 where? word info iŋa      
181 where? word info ji (*tei, Nathan 1974) 3  
182 I a   1  
182 I aŋa   12  
183 thou auwe      
183 thou wo (*koe, Nathan 1974) 1  
184 he/she aita      
185 we word info adei   1  
185 we word info amei   2  
186 you ami|ai   13  
186 you wo      
186 you auwe      
186 you ñauwe      
187 they ůra   1  
188 what? word info ekeken      
189 who? word info ijegen      
190 other      
191 all memak      
192 and ma   2  
193 if tsin ia   1?  
194 how? word info eten      
195 no, not iȯk      
195 no, not deo      
196 to count ȯdů      
197 One word info a|iquen      
198 Two word info a|ro   1  
199 Three word info a|iju   1  
200 Four word info a|eoq   1  
201 Five word info aijimeo   1  
202 Six word info ano   1  
203 Seven word info aeu (*pitu Nathan1973) 1  
204 Eight word info auju (*walu, Nathan 1974) 3  
205 Nine word info ado (*nsiwa, Nathan 1974) 5  
206 Ten word info ata      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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