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Word List
Swadesh
Name
Swadesh 100

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Word List Items

Name Note
all (of a number)
ash(es)
bark (of tree)
belly (abdomen, stomach)
big
bird
black (colour)
blood (n)
bone
breast
child
cloud (not fog)
cold (of weather)
dog
dry (adj)
ear
earth (soil, ground)
egg
eye
fat (organic substance)
feather (not down)
fingernail
fire
fish (n)
foot (not leg)
full
good
green (colour)
hair (of head)
hand (not arm)
head (anatomic)
heart (organ)
horn
I (1sg)
knee
leaf (botanics)
liver
long (adj)
louse (lice)
man (adult male human)
many
meat/flesh
moon
mountain
mouth
name
neck
new
night
nose
not
one
person (individual human)
rain (n)
red (colour)
road/path
root (botanics)
round
sand
seed (n)
skin (person's)
small
smoke (n)
star
stone
sun
tail
that (deixis, distal)
this (deixis, proximal)
thou (2sg)
to bite
to burn (intr.)
to come
to die
to drink
to eat
to fly
to give
to hear
to kill
to know
to lie (recline)
to say
to see
to sit
to sleep
to stand
to swim
to walk
tongue (anatomical)
tooth (general)
tree
two
warm (of weather)
water (n)
we (1pl excl.)
we (1pl incl.)
we (1pl)
what?
white (colour)
who?
woman
yellow (colour)
you (2pl)