Appendix:Kujarge word list

The following word list of Kujarge is from Doornbos (1981).

ListEdit

No. Gloss Kujarge Notes
1 all
2 ashes buso
3 bark kuránu
4 belly (kaya), dio (dio = Fur)
5 big ulul
6 bird muŋgo ~ miŋgi
7 bite kaɗambida [imperative singular]; kaɗamonɪra [imperative plural]
8 black kálámàdù
9 blood ɪbɪrí
10 bone (kaɟeɟa), kàyɛ́ya
11 breast, breasts féfè
12 burn ɟɔralɪna [imp. sg.]; ɟɔrdɪna [imp. pl.]
13 claw, talon kuranu ~ kɪrwini
14 cloud (aŋgarma), aŋgirima
15 cold agakilla
16 come ɟíà [imp. sg.]; ɟona [imp. pl.]
17 cut anɟɔrli [imp. sg.]; anɟɔdɪna [imp. pl.]
18 die maat (Arabic)
19 dog ɓʷa ~ ɓuha
20 drink gomi [imp. sg.]; gomanna [imp. pl.]
21 dry fàɟá
22 ear kumayo ~ kime
23 eat (tona), tuye [imp. sg.]; tuwona [imp. pl.]
24 egg kiliɟè
25 eye kunɟu
26 fat, n. kuno
27 feather tíyè
28 fire tawe
29 fish, n. bùɟá
30 fly, n. kibiya
31 foot kàré
32 give buruno [imp. pl.?]; bure [imp. sg.?], birini [imp. pl.]
33 go iɟi [imp. sg.]; ucɔmo [imp. pl.]
34 good tiliya (± Fur)
35 grass kaɲa
36 hair (head) tiye (= 'feather')
37 hand (afibu), ʌfɔ ~ ʌfɔŋge
38 head (akaɟo), áke ~ akaɟe
39 hear aɟigala [imp. sg.]; aɟugɔna [imp. pl.]
40 heart karla
41 horn gapfe, gaffa
42 I annu
43 kill donɪra [imp. pl.?], duda [imp. sg.]; duɲure [imp. pl.?]
44 knee (gufe), gife
45 know kawanawe ~ kawananɪra ('Do you know him?')
46 leaf gulumbayo
47 liver (kulma), karle
48 long kaɲire
49 louse bíità
50 many waáʃà
51 meat kwé
52 moon tìré
53 mountain ŋaŋaru (= Sinyar 'stone')
54 mouth apa
55 name, n. rúwà
56 neck kiida
57 new kalike
58 night gurumba
59 nose kaata
60 one kurwo, kirre
61 other kurbiya (?)
62 person wulu ~ wal(a)
63 rain, n bu
64 red kàánde
65 road buka(ru)
66 root gadarra
67 sand alala (= Daju 'river')
68 say dɛbɛ [imp. sg.]; dɔbʷena [imp. pl.]
69 see wunida [imp. sg.]; wununida [imp. pl]
70 seed uso
71 sit (gɛriɲ), garɲe [imp. sg.]; gʌryɔna [imp. pl.]
72 skin mʌrdi ~ mʌrde
73 sleep gatalɔ [imp. sg.]; gatalɪna [imp. pl.]
74 small kaɲɪ
75 smoke, n. kaɟìé
76 snake ɲɪtida ~ ɲɪtina
77 stand up wusi [imp. sg.]; wusugɔna [imp. pl.]
78 star dɛ̀réré
79 stone tɛgégà
80 sun ʌfʌr
81 swim oomni (= Arabic)
82 tail kayé
83 thin ɲɛrérà
84 this agu
85 thou nɪgi
86 three ubo
87 tongue aliŋati
88 tooth kiya
89 tree kaʃíè
90 two giriya, kurro
91 warm, adj. kawe
92 water ʃia
93 we ?
94 wet karaandi (= 'green')
95 what? ŋgayna
96 white kábuːr (= Sinyar 'ashes')
97 who? ye
98 woman ka ~ kamma
99 work, vb kɛɲeni [imp. sg.]; kɛɲenona [imp. pl.]
100 ye
101 back (body) kʌrwe
102 bad tiliyawé (= 'not good')
103 bed aŋgereeb (= Arabic)
104 blow mebe [imp. sg.]; mo [imp. pl.]
105 boy ɟurdi ~ ɟiraːndi
106 breathe wʌrdide [imp. sg.]; wɔrdude [imp. pl.]
107 bring here buruno [imp. sg.?]; birini [imp. pl.?]
108 buttock giffeba ~ giffebe
109 catch, tr andɛdi [imp. sg.]; andɔde [imp. pl.]
110 clean tiliya (= 'good')
111 cow keɟa ~ kúɟò
112 crooked ardoda, ardona
113 dig afure [imp. sg.]; afɔrona [imp. pl.] (= Arabic)
114 dirty tiliyawé (= 'bad')
115 down garɲi
116 earth, soil kiye, kiya
117 elbow guruwo ~ guro
118 enter, go in ɟiya [imp. sg.]; ɟuwona [imp. pl.]
119 exit, go out guru [imp. sg.]; gurona [imp. pl.]
120 face wɔɟiye (= Arabic)
121 fall apaɲe [imp. sg.]; apaɲa [imp. pl.]
122 far afaɲɔga
123 fat, thick kabaru
124 fear karla kubaru (= 'swollen heart')
125 feces wʌto
126 five biɟa
127 four fada
128 full uɓu
129 goat kɛ́wè ~ kɛ̀wé
130 gourd ə̀ʃíè
131 granary turdi
132 green karaandi (= 'wet')
133 hard (not soft) kɪrla
134 hate (= Arabic)
135 heavy kugola
136 here ɪbi
137 hat uwo, ditɔŋ
138 honey adwiye
139 house kuro ~ kire
140 how? ŋgɛŋgɛ dɛga
141 how many? ŋgaynaŋ ŋgaynaŋ
142 inside ɪndidi
143 jump ardi [imp. sg.]; ardo [imp. pl.]
144 laugh dawani [imp. sg.]; dawanuka [imp. pl.]
145 left (not right) idiyo (?)
146 live, dwell kurodi (?)
147 love nɪndɔga (= 'want, vb.')
148 man nigi ~ noga
149 milk keba
150 near nigila
151 now kitɔgula
152 old kitɔbɔnu
153 to open febene
154 outside kigi
155 penis ɔgur
156 pour buruno (= 32)
157 pull ɟɪllidi
158 push aɟɛri
159 rainy season ɓu ɔgɔ (= 'rain came')
160 rat afuɲe ~ afaɲa
161 right (not left) idiye, idey (?)
162 river gùlá
163 rope bɔɲe ~ bɔɲa
164 rotten afaɲa
165 rub fèbèɟé
166 run ŋgúrú
167 salt karkade (= Daju)
168 scratch garɲile
169 sew gaɲire
170 sharp mungasɪne
171 short kamori
172 shoulder gurso ~ gursoma
173 to shut gumure [imp. sg.]; agumuri [imp. pl.]
174 sky diɲa (= 'world' Arabic)
175 to smell kɪrna
176 smooth tiliya (= 'good')
177 soft tiliya (= 'good')
178 spear kuwe ~ kuweyo
179 stick, n. ndoro ~ ndornega
180 straight ɪɟa
181 take away mɛdɛgi [imp. sg.]; mɛdɛgona [imp. pl.]
182 ten kʌrup
183 that àtá
184 there ɪndi
185 throw, vb tàgí [imp. sg.]; tagona [imp. pl.]
186 tie, vb adodena
187 tomorrow malaguma
188 turn
189 turtle fege
190 up nigi
191 urine fidiɟi
192 vulva ɲɛrauʷ
193 want, vb nɪndɔga (= 'love')
194 when?
195 where?
196 why? ŋgayna
197 wind, n. usmala
198 woods kulla
199 yellow kalamadu
200 yesterday bebene
A.1 one (kurwo), kɪrre
A.2 two (giriya), kurro
A.3 three ubo
A.4 four fada
A.5 five (biya), biɟa
A.6 six (gamgubo), aŋgogɔbo
A.7 seven (gafadagubo), aŋgofadagɔbo
A.8 eight bebene
A.9 nine tɪssa (= Arabic)
A.10 ten kʌrup
B.1 1sg ánnù
B.2 2sg (niki), nigi
B.3 3sg (nili), era
B.4 1pl (kɔne), ànnú
B.5 2pl (kɔniŋ), ege
B.6 3pl ere

ReferencesEdit

  • Doornbos, Paul. 1981. Field notes on Kujarge, language metadata, 200-word list plus numerals and pronouns. 7pp.
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