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Micronesian Comparative Dictionary

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Ulawan

Ulithian

36. Ulawan (30) (Ivens 1918)

‘apala‘shoulder’ (PMc: *afara)

ásiheto sneeze (PMc: *ka[sS]i[sS]ifa)

ásihe‘to sneeze’ (PCMc: *mʷaTie)

dánibe day, be daylight (PMc: *raani)

hua·‘fruit’ (PMc: *wuaa)

i’a·‘fish’ (PMc: *ika, ika-na-)

’ia·‘stomach, belly, abdomen’ (PMc: *tia₁)

[ik]-ira·‘they (independent pronoun), them (suffixed object pronoun.), their (suffixed possessive pronoun)’ (PMc: *ira)

ki’a·‘we (inclusive), us’ (PMc: *kica)

liwa‘cave’ (PMc: *lipʷa)

lua·‘neck’ (PMc: *ua₃)

luathe rising tide (PMc: *ua₂; ua-pʷut[iu])

luda-ŋacargo (PMc: *u[sS]a, u[sS]a-ni, u[sS]a-na)

luda-ŋito carry cargo (PMc: *u[sS]a, u[sS]a-ni, u[sS]a-na)

ma-a’u·‘to fear, be afraid’ (PMc: *ma-taku)

ma’uru·‘sleep’ (PMc: *maturu)

mou-sito decide (PMc: *mʷotu)

name, name-lito taste (PMc: *ñama)

náu-[ha]‘a feast’ (PMc: *mʷaŋau)

numa·‘house’ (PMc: *umʷa, imʷa)

Ulawan (20 / 30)

ŋáu-[laa]‘food’ (PMc: *mʷaŋau)

’opabelly, bowels, stomach (PMc: *wupʷa)

pasa·‘bait, worm’ (PMc: *paa₁)

poŋito promise (PMc: *pʷono)

rua·‘two’ (PMc: *rua)

saisesu·‘smoke’ (PMc: *a[sS]u)

toto-(qini)‘soak into, soak up’) (PMc: *Too)

ulaula‘sinew, tendon, vein’ (PMc: *ua₁)

ura‘crayfish, prawn’ (PMc: *ura)

’urato stand up (PMc: *tura)

37. Ulithian (50) (Bender et al. 1984)

-a·reality mode marker (suffixed to subject pronoun) (PMc: *-a, -Ta)

-buguy·‘hundred’ (PMc: *-pʷukiwa or *-pʷukua)

chél·‘strand tree’ (PMc: *ceni, ceceni)

eaf·‘swim’ (PCMc: *afe)

fasfos, faséfaséto weave (PMc: *fatu, fatufatu)

fá-soŋ (sic)·‘kiss by rubbing noses’ (PWMc: *fai-Toŋo)

fasu-(y)weave it (PMc: *fatu, fatufatu)

fesa-ŋé‘call (someone)’ (PCMc: *fato, fato-ŋi-)

fetha-·‘how many’ (PMc: *fi[sS]a-)

ga-ddu-(l)‘finger of’ (PMc: *tu[sS]u)

(gé)-mad‘cooked’ (PMc: *ma[sS]o)

gola-(a)‘to catch (something)’ (PMc: *kona)

gusburn (Bender et al. 1984) (PCMc: *kio, kio-ri)

gus (sic)(Bender et al. 1984) (PMc: *kutu)

iil·‘maggot’ (PMc: *ulo)

kka-·plural prefix for demonstrative pronouns (PCMc: *ka-, kaka-)

lalaow·‘yesterday’ (PMc: *ñañoa)

laŋúy‘kind of fish’ (PMc: *laŋua)

léé-·‘child; classifier for cherished possessions’ (PMc: *natu)

liim·‘bailer’ (PMc: *[ln]ima)

Ulithian (20 / 50)

luutégu (sic)leftover (Bender et al. 1984) (PMc: *luuwa)

maaulu·‘war, fighting’ (PMc: *maawunu)

más·‘die, lose consciousness’ (PMc: *mate)

ma-sosol·‘thick’ (PMc: *ma-tolu, ma-totolu, ma-tolutolu)

mésu-(we)‘old days, long gone’ (PMc: *metu)

múther‘belch’ (PMc: *maSeru)

mʷusi·‘to sneeze’ (PCMc: *mʷaTie)

parr·‘thunder’ (PMc: *para, parara)

pilpil‘stopper’ (PMc: *pina, pina-ti-)

raa-‘branch, twig’ (PMc: *rae)

re-·‘person of or belonging to (a clan, nation, or place)’ (PCMc: *re-, ri-)

riiri‘to marry’ (PWMc: *rii)

rú-(péú)·‘to fan’ (PMc: *iri, iri-pi-)

(rú)-péú‘to fan’ (PMc: *pau, paupau)

si-·‘we (inclusive, as subject marker)’ (PCMc: *Ti-)

sie-stomach (PMc: *tia₁)

siistomach ache (PMc: *tia₁)

siŋ·‘fart’ (PMc: *Tiŋi)

subu-‘be born’ (PMc: *t[iu]pʷu)

taftaf‘to slice’ (PMc: *tafa, tafa-si)

Ulithian (40 / 50)

tapa-(l)‘his cheek’ (PMc: *tapa₂)

tar (fefel) (sic)prepubescent girl (PMc: *tari)

-te, te-, -ta·‘not’ (PMc: *tai, ta-)

théth‘breast’ (PMc: *susu)

thuthu (sic)bathe (PMc: *Suu, SuuSuu, Suu-fi-)

úl·‘coconut cloth’ (PMc: *inu or *uni)

yal·‘sun’ (PMc: *alo)

yeel, sulu-·‘three, three (general)’ (PMc: *telu, telu-ua)

(yi)-tey·‘who?’ (PMc: *tau₃)

yugu(-u)·‘to blow’ (PMc: *wuku, wuuku)

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