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Features of Human Body in Tetun

Today we are going to learn about the names of the body. Some of the words here are not listed on the picture below.

human body in Tetun

Name of our body parts in Tetum

Head = ULUN
Hair = FUK - FUK MULATUK (curly hair) - FUK BEN (straight hair)
Forehead = REN
Ear = TILUN
Cheek = HASAN
Chin = HASAN-HUN
Beard = HASAN-RAHUN
Eye = MATAN
Eyeball = MATAN-FUAN
Eyebrow = MATAN-FUKUN
Eyelash = MATAN-FULUN
Eyelid = MATAN-KULIT
Tears = MATAN-BEEN
Blue-eyed = MATAN-BALANDA
Nose = INUS
Mouth = IBUN
Lips = IBUN-KULIT
Moustache = IBUN-RAHUN
Neck = KAKOROK
Shoulder = KABAAS
Chest = HIRUS-MATAN
Breast = SUSUN
Elbow = LIMAN SIKUN
Forearm = LIMAN KABUN
Wrist = LIMAN FUKUN

Arm, Hand = LIMAN
Fingers = LIMAN FUAN
Fingernail = LIMAN KUKUN
Hand = LIMAN TANEN
Thumb = LIMAFUAN-BOOT
Forefinger = LIMAFUAN-HATUDU
Middle finger = LIAMFUAN-KLARAN
Ring finger = LIMAFUAN-KADELI
Little finger = LIAMFUAN-KI'IK
Abdomen = KABUN
Umbilicus = HUSAR
Penis = LASAN
Pubic hair = LASAN-FULUN
Testicle = LASAN-FUAN
Vagina = HU'IN
Pubic hair = HU'IN-FULUN
Buttocks = KIDUN
Hips = KIDAN
Thigh = KELEN
Leg = AIN
Knee = AIN-TUUR
Calf = AIN KABUN
Ankle = AIN-FUKUN
Foot = AIN-TANEN
Toes = AIN-FUAN
Heel = AIN-TUBAN