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Re: Baby Babble Early Human Language?

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, May 1, 2000, 19:04
Have any of you clicked on the link nearby, the "Caveman words", at ?  It
gives the following "protowords":

AJA -- mother, older female relative
BUNKA -- knee, to bend
BUR -- ashes, dust
CHUNGA -- nose, to smell
KAMA -- hold (in the hand)
KANO -- arm
KATI -- bone
K'OLO -- hole
KUAN -- dog
KUN -- who?
KUNA -- woman
MAKO -- child
MALIQ'A -- to suckle, breast
MANA -- to stay in a place
MANO -- man
MENA -- to think
MIN -- what?
PAL -- the number 2
PAR -- to fly
POKO -- arm
PUTI -- vulva
TEKU -- leg, foot
TIKA -- earth
TSAKU -- leg, foot
 TSUMA -- hair
?AQ'WA -- water

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