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Jianshih Township >>Speaker: Pastor Hsin-fu Hsieh

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Jianshih Township

Shuitan (the eighth to the tenth community)¡@ Shuitan (the eleventh to thirteen community)¡@ Shuitan upper tribe

Numbers and Time

qutuh one¡@ sazing two¡@ cugal three¡@ payat four¡@ magal five¡@ tzyu six
pitu seven¡@ spat eight¡@ qeruw nine¡@ mpuw ten¡@ Mpuwqutuh eleven¡@ one o'clock
mpuwsazitmucing twelve o'clock¡@¡@ rax day (may also be used in time, such as one day)

Name and appellation of the people
name¡@ girl's name1¡@ girl's name2¡@ girl's name3¡@ girl's name4¡@ girl's name5¡@ rangiknerin girlfriend¡@
Knerin girl¡@ krakis teenage girls (twelve to fourteen years of age)¡@ ¡@ mrkas teenage boys¡@
kotas grandfather who has passed away¡@ kaki grandmother who has passed away¡@ big¡@ small¡@
(so called mama) uncles¡@ boy's name1¡@ boy's name2¡@ boy's name3¡@ boy's name4¡@ boy's name5¡@
teenage boys¡@¡@ mlikuy boys¡@ ssewy younger brothers and sisters¡@ bnkis elderly¡@ qsuyan brothers and sisters¡@
(so called yata) aunts¡@ yaya mama¡@ yaba papa¡@ Mrhuw chief¡@ mrhuw bnkis ancester


qwotrakis millet wine¡@ mamitrakis millets¡@ quo sumul glutinous wine¡@ tlaqi eel¡@
aliruma bamboo¡@ nbuqow drinking (with the other one)¡@ mnbuqow drinking (with group)¡@
tmmanquleh salted fish¡@ tmmanyam salted pork¡@ kboiung shrimp¡@ kagang crab¡@ Cimu salt¡@
maniq dine¡@ qulextayal Varicorhinus barbatulus¡@ qmaci dioscorea rhipogonioides Oliv


patuscinrebu rifle ( Atayalic rifle)¡@ llyung big river¡@ muziy thigh¡@ papakwaqa Mount Dabajian¡@
gowng little stream¡@ rgax mountain¡@ qmayeh land¡@ qmalup hunt (large-scaled)¡@
qinbuyan hunt (regional with an objective)¡@ para Formosa barking deer¡@ byoknhyun mountain hog¡@
Slqiy bow (regular)¡@ ptubuw irregular knot¡@ gwagiy sun¡@ pira few¡@ patas facial tattoo¡@ soreq bamboo gun¡@ qsya water¡@ qsinu whole prey¡@ t'tu trap (iron clips)¡@ uku general name for trap¡@ bsileq bird divination¡@
Yapit flying squirrel¡@ lamow intestine of flying squirrel¡@ mrusa trap (hung by the leg)¡@


Names of the body

qhyang arms¡@ qba hand¡@ kngnown fear¡@ tngnown coccyx¡@ 'nuh teeth¡@ papak ears¡@ hmali tongue¡@
ktu stomach¡@ buga belly botton¡@ qcan cleavage¡@ mumu joint¡@ tukah buttock¡@ grun neck¡@ tunuh head¡@
royea eyes¡@ qoluupper arms¡@ skutow chest¡@ nkwaq mouth¡@ kakaiy foot¡@ turu back¡@ kamit nails¡@
qba whole hand


myuhum fearless (fiercely)¡@ mowthu courageous (use politely when hunting)¡@ kungatayal I am an Atayalite¡@
samiga'tayal we are from Atayal¡@ syonmisu I like you¡@ qsleqmisu I love you¡@ sgayeta good-bye¡@
blaqniqun delicious¡@ mhowsimu thank them¡@ qanieq treat others with meal¡@ mhowaysu thank you (face to face)¡@


buneq fire¡@ slown day¡@ hlahuy forest¡@ sasan morning¡@ kilama breakfast¡@ kinrax noon¡@ lunch
spawan evening¡@ babowqlan afternoon¡@ gban night¡@ kgabi dinner¡@ honuutuh bridge of the spirit¡@
spi dream¡@ smatu ancient spirit (ceremony)¡@ Gmhap sowing ceremony¡@
Alitakan dendrocalamus spp. bamboo shoot¡@ nuka ramie¡@ Hmgup witch doctor¡@
aliblku kunish cane with hair (not edible raw)¡@ ruma bamboo¡@ aliginoq kunish cane


galeq cloth(may be torn)¡@ pmumu tie knot¡@ ktua more or less¡@ patusruma bamboo gun¡@ lukus clothes¡@
obex almost¡@ abi deep asleep¡@ sobeh near¡@ qruyuh long¡@ blaq very good¡@ smayx bright¡@
inisluy very dark¡@ btunuh very beautiful¡@ theq very far (hard to reach)¡@ kulax very skinny (like bamboo stick)¡@
blukus wear¡@ usuyel heavy (not liftable)¡@ 'su heavy (hard)¡@ agal take down¡@ rtung short¡@ mtuleq wake up
sisuqi cheers¡@ hmtoq take off¡@ htqi take off¡@ qbubu hat¡@ bira few¡@ pucing blade¡@ gas acetylene lamp¡@
babi prepare to sleep¡@ betunuh beautiful, nice looking¡@ abi sleep (general)¡@ habw light¡@ towheq far¡@
hekang skinny¡@ mssoya dating¡@ yamin shoes¡@ snuw ropes¡@ qbri semialata

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