207 terms

Sicilian Swadesh List

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I
iu
you (singular)
tu
he
iddu
we
nuàutri
you (plural)
vuàutri
they
iddi
this
chistu
that
chiddu
here
ccà
there
ddà, dduocu
who
cu
what
nsòccu
where
unni
when
quànnu
how
comu
not
no, noni
all
tuttu
many
assài
some
quàlchi
few
picca
other
avutru
one
unu
two
rui
three
tri
four
quattru
five
cinqu
big
granni
long
longu
wide
làrgu
thick
nfutu
heavy
pisanti
small
nicu
short
curtu
narrow
strittu
thin
màuru, siccu
woman
fimmina
man (male)
omu
person
omu
child (a youth)
picciriddu
wife
mugghieri
husband
maritu
mother
matri
father
patri
animal
armalu
fish
pisci
bird
acieddu
dog
cani
louse
pirocchiu
snake
sirpenti
worm
vermi
tree
chianta
forest
voscu
stick (of wood)
vastuni
fruit
fruttu
seed
semenza
leaf
fogghia
root
rarica
bark (of tree)
scorcia
flower
ciuri
grass
èrba
rope
corda
skin (of a person)
peddi
meat
carni
blood
sangu
bone
ossu
fat (noun)
[[]]
egg
ovu
horn
cornu
tail
cura
feather
pinna
hair
capiddu
head
capu
ear
arìcchi
eye
occhiu
nose
nasu
mouth
vucca
tooth
renti
tongue
lingua
fingernail
ungja
foot
pedi
leg
jamma
knee
rinocchiu
hand
manu
wing
ala
belly
panza
guts
vureddu
neck
collu
back
schinu
breast
pettu
heart
cori
liver
fecatu
to drink
biviri
to eat
manciàri
to bite
muzzicàri
to suck
sucari
to spit
sputari
to vomit
vumitari
to blow (as wind)
sciusciari
to breathe
sciatàri
to laugh
rìdiri
to see
virìri
to hear
sièntiri
to know (a fact)
sapiri
to think
cririri
to smell (sense odor)
sciaràri
to fear
scantàrisi
to sleep
dòrmiri
to live
campari
to die
mòriri
to kill
accìdiri,ammazzari
to fight
cummàttiri
to hunt (transitive)
cacciari
to hit
cafuddàri
to cut
tagghiàri
to split
spartìri
to stab (or stick)
tagghiari
to scratch (an itch)
ciunnàri
to dig
[[]]
to swim
natari
to fly
vulari
to walk
caminari
to come
vièniri
to lie (as on one's side)
curcàrisi
to sit
assittàrisi
to stand
stari
to turn (change direction)
girari
to fall (as in drop)
càriri
to give
rari
to hold (in one's hand)
tèniri
to squeeze
sprèmiri
to rub
stricari
to wash
lavari
to wipe
asciucàri
to pull
tiràri
to push
ammuttàri
to throw
jittari,jiccari
to tie
ligari
to sew
cùsiri
to count
...
to say
riri
to sing
cantàri
to play
jucari
to float
[[]]
to flow
scùrriri
to freeze
gilàri
to swell
vunciàri
sun
suli
moon
luna
star
stidda
water
acqua
rain
chioggia
river
ciùmi
lake
lacu
sea (as in ocean)
mari
salt
sali
stone
pètra
sand
rina
dust
pùrviri
earth (as in soil)
tèrra
cloud
nùvula
fog
negghia
sky
cèlu
wind (as in breeze)
ventu
snow
nivi
ice
ghiacciu
smoke
fumu
fire
focu
ash
cìnniri
to burn (intransitive)
abbruciàri
road
strata, via
mountain
muntagna
red
russu
green
virdi
yellow
giallu
white
biàncu, viàncu
black
nìvuru
night
notti
day (daytime)
jurnu
year
annu
warm (as in weather)
càvuru
cold (as in weather)
frìddu
full
chinu
new
novu
old
viecchju
good
bonu
bad
malu
rotten (as a log)
purrìtu
dirty
lurdu
straight
rittu
round
tunnu
sharp (as a knife)
ammulàtu
dull (as a knife)
nujùsu
smooth
lìsciu
wet
vagnàtu
dry (adjective)
siccu
right (correct)
giustu
near
vicinu
far
luntanu
right (side)
destra
left (side)
manca
at
a
in
n
with (accompanying)
cu
and
e
if
si
because
picchì
name
nomu