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Micronesian Comparative Dictionary

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ga

gall

‘gallbladder, gall’ - PMc *asi

gallbladder

garden

‘garden’ - PWMc *mʷaca₂

garland

‘shoulder garland’ - PMc *mʷare

gateway

‘doorway, entrance, gateway’ - PWMc *katama

gather

‘gather from the ground’ - PWMc *riku or *ruki

‘gather from the ground’ - PWMc *ruki

‘to gather, pick’ - PMc *[sS]afa, [sS]afa-ŋi-

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ge

general

‘five, five (general), five (animate), fifty’ - PMc *lima, lima-ua, lim-manu, lima-ŋawulu

‘two (general class of objects)’ - PMc *ru[ao]-ua

‘nine (general class of things)’ - PCMc *Siwa-ua

‘three, three (general)’ - PMc *telu, telu-ua

‘general classifier in counting (suffixed to numerals)’ - PMc *-ua

‘eight, eight (general)’ - PMc *walu, walu-ua

generous

‘generous’ - PWMc *mʷool[iu]

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gh

ghost

‘white sand crab or ghost crab’ - PMc *karuki

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gi

gills

‘gills’ - PMc *woro₁

ginger

‘curcuma, turmeric, ginger, yellow’ - PMc *aŋo

girl

‘girl’ - PMc *raya₂

‘girl’ - PMc *rea₂ or *raya₂

give

‘give voice’ - PMc *cia

‘hand over, give’ - PMc *faŋa

given

‘agentive prefix indicating “one who (does, is given to doing”) (like English suffix -er)’ - PCMc *li-

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gn

gnaw

‘nibble, gnaw, crunch’ - PMc *ŋari, ŋari-ti

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go

go

‘go aground, run on a reef’ - PCMc *koso

‘go, proceed, (as directional) away’ - PMc *lako, laa

‘go or come through, pass’ - PMc *pʷera

‘tip, go under water’ - PMc *ruku₁

‘go early in the morning’ - PMc *wuko

goatfish

‘goatfish’ - PMc *tewe, tewe-mea

going

‘ahead, going before’ - PMc *mʷ[ou]a

‘moving, going’ - PMc *[sS]i-

good

‘good, healthy’ - PMc *mʷaau

‘delicious, taste good’ - PMc *ñañau

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gr

grab

‘grab’ - PWMc *kulu

‘grab, capture, seize’ - PMc *[sS]oro, [sS]oro-fi-

grate

‘to grate, scrape’ - PMc *a[sS]a

‘to scrape, grate’ - PMc *karu

grater

‘bivalve shell, shell knife or grater’ - PMc *koyi

green

‘green, blue’ - PMc *ma-rawa

grey

‘grey hair’ - PMc *wua, wuana

groan

‘groan’ - PCMc *ŋisa

‘groan, moan’ - PMc *ŋuu

ground

‘ditch, hole (in ground)’ - PMc *lipʷa

‘gather from the ground’ - PWMc *riku or *ruki

‘gather from the ground’ - PWMc *ruki

‘ground, low’ - PMc *tano

group

‘group, group member’ - PCMc *cao

‘group’ - PWMc *pʷiti

‘peer group, tier’ - PWMc *tare

growing

‘slow growing, durable’ - PMc *koco₂

‘growing tip of a tree’ - PWMc *tiapʷo

growl

‘growl, rumble’ - PMc *ŋiri, ŋiriŋiri, ŋiri-ti

growth

‘growth or lump under the skin, spongy core of mature coconut’ - PMc *piri

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gu

gummy

‘sap, gum, resin, gummy’ - PMc *pʷili, pʷilipʷili, pʷili-ta

‘gum, sap, resin, gummy’ - PMc *pʷuli, pʷulipʷuli, pʷulita

gums

‘palate, gums’ - PMc *ŋaco

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