100 Swadesh-Liste




back
He is back.
bird
Birds eat seeds.
bite
The dog bit the child
black
The ground on those hills over there is black.
blood
There is blood on your spear.
bone
The animal has large bones.
burn
I burned the grass.
cloud
The sun is behind a big cloud.
cold
This water is cold.
come
You will come with him.
die
The goat will die if it does not eat.
dig
Stop digging!
dirty
She is getting dirty.
dog
My father's three dogs are dead.
drink
We will drink water.
dust
It is dust on the street over there.
ear
He is scratching behind his ear.
eat
Those people do not eat tortoise.
egg
He ate some eggs.
fall
The man fell out of the tree.
far
It is far from here.
fat
This animal has a lot of fat.
father
Your father killed a snake.
feather
This feather is long.
few
A few fishes can fly.
fire
Snakes are afraid of fire.
fish
Did you catch a fish?
five
Five eggs and four fishes.
flower
Get the flower!
fly
Birds fly, but fish do not.
foot
He has big feet.
four
Four sticks and three stones.
give
Give me those twelve eggs.
grass
There is grass on the path.
green
Is the gras green?
hair
She has long hair.
head
He has a big head and a long neck.
hear
I hear the women singing.
heart
The heart of an animal beats.
here
He sleeps here.
hit
She hit the child.
horn
That animal had only one horn.
kill
Man kills animals for food.
knee
Schow me your knee!
know
You know this person.
laugh
I can hear you laughing.
leaf
I'm burning the dry leaves.
leftside
He is sitting on the leftside of his sister.
leg
The skin on your leg is white.
long
He saw a long snake.
louse
The children have lice in their hair.
man
One man danced, the other sang.
many
Many men have wives.
moon
When there are clouds, we cannnot see the moon.
mother
Their mother died four years ago.
mouth
She has a small mouth.
name
He does not know my mother's name.
narrow
The road is narrow.
near
He is near the fire.
neck
His neck is swollen.
night
We are afraid of the night.
nose
He is scratching his nose.
one
One fish and two birds.
pull
I am pulling the goat's rope.
push
When you push him, he falls.
rain
The rain washes the leaves.
red
Snake's blood is red.
rightside
It is on the rightside.
river
He throws a fishing trap into the river.
road
We are walking on the road.
root
Those trees have long roots.
salt
Give us a little salt.
see
He was seen by his father.
short
He picked up a short rope.
sit
You sit over there!
skin
He is scratching the skin on his feet.
sky
There are many stars in the sky.
sleep
Are you sleeping?
small
I pick up a small stone.
smell
The dogs smelled the meat.
smoke
I can see the smoke of the fire.
snake
There is a snake in the grass.
star
Tonight there are a lot of stars.
stick
I threw my stick a long way.
stone
There are stones on the path.
sun
We can see the sun.
tail
He pulled our dog's tail.
there
He is sitting over there.
thick
His tongue is thick.
thin
Her hair is thin.
three
Three children and two dogs.
throw
They throw the garbage into the hole.
tie
He tied his feet.
tongue
He bit his tongue.
tooth
These are dogs' teeth
tree
There is a big tree near the stream.
two
Two men and one woman.
warm
Is the water warm?
water
Give him some water.
wet
The gras is wet.
what
What are you eating?
when
When will you come?
where
Where is my goat?
white
The white dog is sleeping.
who
Who is it?
wide
The road is wide.
wind
The wind is blowing.
wing
That bird's wings are red.
woman
That woman is my mother.
woods
Get the woods.
worm
The worm is small.
year
Their mother died four years ago.
yellow
The sun is yellow.





Z U R Ü C K

© 2004 Reinhold Greisbach / Katja Getrost (Institut für Phonetik)
JWG-Universität Frankfurt am Main