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Tai-an Township

laluna Atayal Name of place  Sburoq Sha-Pu-Lu (Tribe from Ching-Shui Village, Tai-An)
nuhu Tribe of Shih-Lin Village, Tai-An (Shih-Lin)  tabunu Thrid community of Chung-Hsin Village, Tai-An
wal Hsiang-Bi, Tai-An (near elementary school)  Sabtu Tribe in Ching-an Village, Tai-An
maymagah Ssu-Ma-Hsien tribe Chung-Hsin Village, Tai-An
Skazi Second community of Chung-Hsin Village, Tai-An


Numbers and time
Uta one  Sa two  three  four  five  mtyusix  seven  mhbateight  misunine  mputen 
mpuoyueleven  mpusazgiutwelve  mpusazigbsbnan twelve o'clock  veumsbnan one o'clock

Name and appellation of people

lalu name  Iwal girl's name 1  lawa girl's name 2  yuma girl's name 3  amui girl's name 4
  Lalunaknerin name for girls  rwinknerin girlfriend  Laiqneri girl  tiku little 
baya boy's name (Bo-yen)  yurow boy’s name 1  kagi boy’s name 2  yumin boy’s name 3 
buyung boy’s name 4  Lalunatmalun name for boys  rawitmalun boyfriend  Laitmalun boys
mama uncles  Swiay younger brothers and sisters  yatas grandfather  yaki grandmother  nokinsan ancestor  Luitux ancient spirit  tmubunLiutux Sacrificial ceremony for the ancient spirit 
yaba papa  yaya mama  qmsuyan older brothers and sisters 
nowkis elderly(very respectable)  yata aunts  mrhu chief


Food

muhtrkis millet  wotrkis wheat wine  wothkai glutinous rice wine   muhpagai white rice
trozi epinephelus  mniata dine (with everyone)  kanimuh eat (just eating) 
suhbala Varicorhinus barbatulus  muh meal  nbuow drinking (with someone)  mnbuow drinking (with group) 
twin eel   Sinbowhan salted products  Siubowhanyuh salted fish  sinbowhansuyow salted pork kamagas Dioscorea rhipogonioides Oliv  tumu salt  bowlung shrimp  kagan crab


Hunting

malyap hunt (large-scaled hunt)  anbuyang hunt (small-scaled evening hunt)
para Formosan barking deer  wiwok'nahi mountain hog, wild hog  klhni little bird  Lolah courageous (general)
motu fearless (fiercely—such as hunting)  lhlahuy forest  butin blade 
mrahan trap (hung by the leg)  luyang trap (made by rope)  btayab trap (iron clips)
batu gun, hunting rifle  townuh arrow (bow and wooden gun)   Sinu whole prey  Yapi flying squirrel
Lamow intestine of flying squirrel  bahowni bow (regular bamboo bow)  tal wooden gun 
bamumu tie the knot (can be untied)  mubu tie the knot (the harder you try the harder is to be untied)
matayuhkhni Bird divination  KsbiyalKsbiyal dream divination



Body names

'nuh teeth  muzi thigh  tnian arm  ba hand  babak ears  hmauwi tongue  bows stomach 
baqai
belly botton  hgali shoulder  kuyeh leg  kutow chest  hwinuk spine  khi skinny  qtahui fat 
razi eyes  olu upper arms  tunuh head  siyunh hair  Hung buttock  nauwa mouth  'ba whole hand
turu back  kawil nail  mumu joint


Greetings

Atayal Kuzina I am an Atayalic (continue with the sentence)  AtayalkuziI am from the Atayal tribe 
balimisu I love you  Liniun delicious  msuowta cheers  Kinlaytahan beautiful (stress, very beautiful) 
Laitaan pretty, nice  Sgayata good-bye  Lowkahsu How do you do!  mhowaysu thank you (face to face)  mhoway appreciation, generous (to the third party)  naiyki sorry

Nature

rahu big  PaPakwaa Mount Dabajian  rgax mountain  owtayal west of the mountain  witu sun 
byatin moon  Sya water  puni fire  Salun day  Lhnan night  tansama evening  mhoni 
witchcraft  hmgub healing by witchcraft  Lung river (river like Ta-an river)  gong stream (little one like stream)  hyanah stars   honulutuh bridge of the spirit, rainbow   bsbnan time  ruma bamboo shoots 
takan dicotyledoneae--bamboos  makal dicotyledoneae—dendrocalamus spp.sweet bamboo shoot etc.
ali dicotyledoneae—kunish cane  Kagi ramie


Others

Latan clothes  btuh many  Katowa more or less  Sobeh near  inruyuh long  blai very good 
Samax very bright  mikuum very dark  blukus wear (clothes, pants etc)  yesu heavy  btasa facial tattoo 
tuli wake up (call people to get up-passive)  mtuli wake up (I want to get up-proactive)  yowyu lovers 
yehtu take off (clothes, pants etc.)  bubing hat  ratung short  rakaacetylene lamps (lamps)  abi sleep (general)
mabi sleep, asleep  lhgat light  towhi far  Samyatu sowing ceremony  myowyu dating  yaminl shoes 
yubung pants  Kmutunuh hunt heads  taminu weave  Syan rope  baturuma bamboo gun


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