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Language: Nengone

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Data Entry:  Typed By: Penny Keenan  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Loyalty Islands 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand nin arm and hand 1, 66  
1 hand aranin (ara is a naked and plane surface) : is the below of the hand according MJ Dubois (1980), but is actually what I've heard used for the hand 1, 66  
1 hand wanin hand and forearm 1, 66  
2 left ŋorohni      
2 left amagnoroni left-handed person    
3 right amanata right limb, the right hand, the right-handed person 5  
3 right nata 5 5, 13  
4 leg/foot |wa|ta   13  
4 leg/foot tan   13  
4 leg/foot wata   13  
4 leg/foot arada      
5 to walk huè      
6 road/path gu|relan [cf124/126 1?  
6 road/path lene   16  
7 to come pina "to arrive"    
7 to come huete one person    
7 to come huebut asked to come    
8 to turn word info colo      
9 to swim al   24  
9 to swim se      
10 dirty eon      
10 dirty rawa   6?  
11 dust aerawa   16?  
12 skin nenun      
13 back word info thoŋa      
13 back word info durejo      
13 back word info co   11  
14 belly e|te   7?  
15 bone dun   2  
16 intestines cerethan      
17 liver gu|at   1?  
18 breast mimi   30?  
19 shoulder adè   38?  
20 to know, be knowledgeable carajewe to understand    
20 to know, be knowledgeable ule to know something, also "to see".    
20 to know, be knowledgeable thuni to be able to    
21 to think tutuo[n]      
22 to fear megigi      
23 blood dran|n cf.114 1  
23 blood dra   1  
24 head hawo      
25 neck guretho      
26 hair word info din   31  
27 nose gupied      
28 to breathe nono   1  
29 to sniff, smell siŋod   9  
30 mouth yepeh trivial or for animal mouth, come from pe(ic) which is the orifice, and trivially the human mouth    
30 mouth tubenengoc      
31 tooth yege      
32 tongue gu|tinen   26  
33 to laugh numa   48?  
34 to cry mane      
35 to vomit nija   1  
36 to spit kadeu[on]      
37 to eat iwa to eat flesh    
37 to eat kān to eat 1  
37 to eat kaka      
37 to eat kodraru (respectful)    
38 to chew word info capa      
39 to cook word info cani      
39 to cook word info ajoni      
40 to drink kua      
41 to bite kukuc   1?  
42 to suck kua|mimi drinking milk, as baby with mother    
42 to suck kumon to lick, to suck 17, 88  
43 ear wabaiwa      
44 to hear dredreŋ (?) 1  
44 to hear taedrengi to hear/to listen 1  
45 eye waegogo      
46 to see ciule Ci is the mark of the present (like is (.....)ing in english) ; so ci ule is to be seeing. Or ciule (in one single word) is the action of seeing, the vision.    
46 to see ule      
47 to yawn hoamo   19, 30  
48 to sleep nidreti      
48 to sleep thaetì      
49 to lie down word info guni      
50 to dream tutuo      
51 to sit memeŋ      
51 to sit meneng      
52 to stand ser[e]      
53 person/human being ŋom[e]      
54 man/male cahan      
55 woman/female hmenew[e]   21  
56 child watei      
57 husband theden   15  
57 husband cahmanien   17?  
58 wife theden      
58 wife hmenuen      
59 mother hmani      
59 mother nene   1, 83  
60 father cecen   15  
61 house mma   1?  
62 thatch/roof heabeno      
63 name yel   1, 18  
63 name yele   1, 18  
64 to say ie      
65 rope wa|cen   1  
66 to tie up, fasten thurul   50?  
67 to sew word info yethi      
67 to sew word info yeyethi      
68 needle dun   11?  
68 needle thero   1?  
69 to hunt word info tango ia      
70 to shoot word info pehna|ni   1?  
71 to stab, pierce thiŋi   12  
72 to hit word info riridi      
73 to steal eno (cf 120, 200) 1, 58  
74 to kill penet   1?  
75 to die, be dead taŋo      
76 to live, be alive roi      
77 to scratch word info keric   12  
78 to cut, hack word info ciecie      
79 stick/wood moc      
79 stick/wood ieserei      
80 to split word info ceges   34?  
81 sharp neicie[n]   1?  
82 dull, blunt cabaŋ      
83 to work word info ruac      
84 to plant can   2  
85 to choose ure   1?  
85 to choose ureye      
86 to grow word info puze[on]      
86 to grow word info hmalo      
87 to swell word info coc      
88 to squeeze word info wisereiè      
89 to hold word info punise      
90 to dig cere   1  
91 to buy tize      
91 to buy lae      
92 to open, uncover tohe   26  
92 to open, uncover toebot   26?  
93 to pound, beat word info beie to beat with a heavy instrument 1  
93 to pound, beat word info beye to beat with a heavy instrument 1  
94 to throw word info cedon      
95 to fall word info ded[e]      
96 dog pailai     Loan
97 bird iaded      
97 bird waia   23?  
98 egg watitewe literaly little (wa-) chicken (titewe), the chick or the egg    
98 egg watitew      
99 feather din   1  
100 wing waburuburun      
101 to fly ruel      
101 to fly ded      
101 to fly naejo      
102 rat xeli   3  
102 rat xele   3  
103 meat/flesh guia      
104 fat/grease diric      
105 tail toen      
106 snake unè   43  
107 worm (earthworm) meketeroè      
108 louse word info ote head louse 1?  
109 mosquito nin[e] < M 1  
110 spider gunama      
110 spider guhnama      
111 fish waʔiè      
112 rotten word info momoceʔil      
113 branch word info adraʔac   1?  
114 leaf dro (cf.23) 1 1?
114 leaf runeac   1  
115 root wer|esereiè   2?  
116 flower eŋen   1  
117 fruit wa|wen   1  
118 grass taye      
118 grass erebu      
119 earth/soil dro   12  
120 stone ete (cf. 73, 200) 1  
121 sand gunin   1?  
122 water word info tin[i]      
123 to flow cithail      
124 sea cele   1  
125 salt alasè      
126 lake gu|cele      
127 woods/forest wocedran      
128 sky awè      
129 moon cekol      
130 star jekol      
131 cloud word info awè   12  
132 fog kalekal   23  
133 rain el[e]   1  
134 thunder hne      
135 lightning wasisidrin      
136 wind yeŋò   1?  
137 to blow word info uti      
137 to blow word info hnan   13  
138 warm word info po      
138 warm word info ceun   45  
139 cold word info ce|on      
140 dry word info papaseg|on      
141 wet caibì      
142 heavy ianuro      
143 fire iei   1?  
144 to burn word info denan[on]      
145 smoke word info ci|kal   2  
146 ash cekol      
147 black dridri   44?  
148 white gada      
149 red bene      
149 red dricadrica      
150 yellow bene   32  
151 green meciwe   1?  
152 small waʔami      
153 big hma      
153 big keben      
154 short word info gukokod      
155 long word info iweiai      
156 thin word info nerere   22  
157 thick word info      
158 narrow nic[e]      
159 wide hma|rezaŋan      
160 painful, sick lajō      
161 shy, ashamed nana   1  
162 old word info gumohma      
163 new kabe   9?  
164 good roi   18  
165 bad, evil nia      
166 correct, true netiti      
166 correct, true seseko   11  
167 night ridrì      
168 day ran   6  
169 year kenereken literally from a ken to another, the ken is the yam fest    
170 when? word info odrael      
170 when? word info hodrael      
171 to hide word info oeo      
172 to climb word info ae|gec      
172 to climb word info ise   2?  
173 at jewore      
173 at ri   20  
174 in, inside hulo      
175 above aileriponeni      
175 above hado ri pon      
176 below tenezo      
176 below hadu ri ten      
177 this ome      
178 that komelei      
179 near hmūla      
179 near acen   56?  
180 far heyo      
180 far thuaiai      
181 where? word info il      
181 where? word info o      
182 I inu      
183 thou bo      
184 he/she bon      
185 we word info eje      
185 we word info ehnij      
186 you buhnij   23  
187 they buic      
188 what? word info ŋe      
189 who? word info la   1?  
190 other soten      
191 all ilekoden      
191 all ileoden      
192 and ka   1  
192 and ne   2?  
193 if ma   3  
193 if ŋei   31?  
194 how? word info koiwan[e]      
194 how? word info korion      
195 no, not tha   4  
195 no, not deko      
196 to count cinumera     L?
196 to count ietican      
197 One word info sa   1  
198 Two word info rewè   1  
199 Three word info tini   1  
200 Four word info ece [cf 73,120] 1  
201 Five word info sɛduŋ      
202 Six word info sɛduŋ ne sa      
203 Seven word info sɛduŋ ne rew      
204 Eight word info sɛduŋ ne tin      
205 Nine word info sɛduŋ ne ɛč      
206 Ten word info rue tubenin      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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