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Language: Nggela

Source/Author:  Blust, From Fox 
Notes:  Fox, C.E. (1955). A dictionary of the Nggela language (Florida, British Solomon Islands). Unity Press, Auckland.

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Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Southeast Solomonic:Gela-Guadalcanal:Gela 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima   1  
2 left mauli   1, 59  
3 right mandolo   9  
4 leg/foot marevo      
5 to walk sakusaku      
5 to walk vano   2  
6 road/path hala[utu]   1  
7 to come mai   1  
8 to turn word info liu   2  
9 to swim olo   74  
10 dirty meto-[na]   2  
11 dust pugu ni pari      
12 skin guiguli irregular *k > g 1  
13 back word info muri   3  
14 belly mboro ni kutu   14  
15 bone huli   52  
16 intestines logulogu ni kutu      
17 liver ate   1  
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder vala   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable gila irregular *k > g 18  
20 to know, be knowledgeable manaha      
21 to think ahe      
21 to think ganagana   14  
22 to fear matagu   1  
23 blood gambu   5  
24 head ulu   1  
25 neck lua   18  
26 hair word info vuŋa   56  
27 nose ihu   1  
28 to breathe aheahe   16  
29 to sniff, smell urum-i   46  
30 mouth maŋa   13  
31 tooth livo   1, 35  
32 tongue lapi   21  
33 to laugh kia   14  
34 to cry taŋi   1  
35 to vomit muta   1  
36 to spit aŋusu   14, 83  
37 to eat gani   1  
38 to chew word info ndami   34  
39 to cook word info mbiti      
39 to cook word info nduke      
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite galat-i   1  
42 to suck sopi   1, 82  
43 ear kuli   6  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see vaevane      
47 to yawn maova irregular retention of POc word-final *p with addition of final vowel; possible NWSols loan 19  
48 to sleep maturu   1  
49 to lie down word info eno   1  
50 to dream maturumbole   11, 10  
51 to sit sopou   19  
52 to stand tuguru (+q>g cf #130); irregular *q > g 2  
53 person/human being tinoni   10  
54 man/male mane   1  
55 woman/female vaivine   1, 47  
56 child kama      
56 child ndale   28  
57 husband tau   18  
58 wife tau   12  
59 mother tina   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house vale   14  
62 thatch/roof ato   1  
63 name aha   1, 18  
64 to say mbosa   63  
65 rope tali   1  
66 to tie up, fasten toŋ̰o   61  
66 to tie up, fasten piti   12  
66 to tie up, fasten ori      
66 to tie up, fasten osi      
66 to tie up, fasten viviri   18  
67 to sew word info suki   17  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info hili   12  
69 to hunt word info volovolo      
70 to shoot word info vana   1  
71 to stab, pierce tandaka      
71 to stab, pierce tuku   63  
72 to hit word info kago      
72 to hit word info panda      
72 to hit word info pomi      
73 to steal ŋgito   46  
74 to kill mate-a   2  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive mauri   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info garus-i   44  
78 to cut, hack word info kikini      
79 stick/wood gai   1  
80 to split word info mindi      
80 to split word info piha      
80 to split word info tahari      
81 sharp maŋgau      
81 sharp vaŋaga   14, 20  
82 dull, blunt kupikupi      
82 dull, blunt tupu      
83 to work word info lutu      
84 to plant sumba   50  
84 to plant vande      
85 to choose vili   1  
86 to grow word info totolo      
86 to grow word info va-sule      
87 to swell word info tumbu   12  
87 to swell word info poupotu   9  
87 to swell word info sere   29  
88 to squeeze word info luhi irregular *o > u 19  
88 to squeeze word info posi   18  
89 to hold word info [tae] tambe      
90 to dig geli   1  
91 to buy voli   1  
92 to open, uncover haŋa   40  
92 to open, uncover vuke   1  
93 to pound, beat word info tutu   20  
94 to throw word info peta      
94 to throw word info vuna      
95 to fall word info kutu   17  
96 dog kau   17  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg tolu   1  
99 feather vuvulu   1  
100 wing gata   60  
101 to fly lovo   1  
102 rat kuhi   3, 64  
103 meat/flesh vinahi   17  
104 fat/grease mbiroso      
105 tail igu   1  
106 snake umata   12  
107 worm (earthworm) kendu   31  
108 louse word info gutu   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider kakavere   44  
111 fish iga   1  
112 rotten word info luku      
112 rotten word info mboto   9, 70  
113 branch word info oto   5  
114 leaf rau   1  
115 root lala irregular *i > a 16  
115 root oga   2  
115 root lali   16  
116 flower haŋga   12  
116 flower vua      
117 fruit vua   1  
118 grass gaogamboŋa      
119 earth/soil pari   45  
120 stone vatu   1  
121 sand sagalea      
122 water word info mbeti   6  
123 to flow lua   82  
123 to flow tave   10  
124 sea tahi   1  
125 salt tahi   20  
126 lake kolo   11  
127 woods/forest ao      
128 sky parako   34  
129 moon vula   1  
130 star veitugu +q>g cf #52 1, 50  
131 cloud word info parako   74  
132 fog ulapa      
133 rain uha   1  
134 thunder viha   19  
135 lightning viti   10  
136 wind guri   12  
137 to blow word info lovu      
137 to blow word info rua      
138 warm word info raraŋa   46  
138 warm word info uviuvi      
139 cold word info mbihi   46  
140 dry word info mamaha   11  
140 dry word info papara      
141 wet pondi      
142 heavy mava   46  
142 heavy mbohe   70  
143 fire lake   6  
144 to burn word info revo      
145 smoke word info ahu   2  
146 ash ravu   67  
147 black mbili      
148 white pura   3  
149 red sisi   19  
150 yellow aŋoaŋo   9  
151 green mauri      
151 green mbora      
152 small pile      
153 big vule   54  
154 short word info mborimbori short (fat/stout), Correction: Andras Rajki    
155 long word info ndaro      
155 long word info rou[lua]      
156 thin word info mandeve   1, 67  
157 thick word info humbe      
157 thick word info paku   36  
157 thick word info mandolu irregular *t > d 3  
158 narrow kapi irregular *a > o 1  
159 wide taha      
160 painful, sick vahagi irregular *m > v 1, 67  
161 shy, ashamed maa   1  
162 old word info kama Correction: Andras Rajki    
162 old word info hau Correction: Andras Rajki    
163 new taŋgiha      
163 new vaolu   1  
164 good uto      
165 bad, evil ndika   14  
166 correct, true maemane   14  
167 night mboŋi   1  
168 day ndani   6  
169 year niulu Correction: Andras Rajki 50  
170 when? word info ŋiha   1, 24  
171 to hide word info tuguru ravi      
172 to climb word info sei      
173 at i   1  
174 in, inside i-loka      
175 above vuvuŋa      
176 below rurugu   42  
176 below sara   10  
177 this eni   1  
178 that keri      
179 near garaŋi   1, 75  
180 far hau   1  
181 where? word info vei   3  
182 I i-nau   1, 22  
183 thou i-goe   1  
184 he/she ga-ia   1  
185 we word info gita   1  
185 we word info gami   2  
186 you gamu   1  
187 they aga      
187 they ira   1, 70  
188 what? word info hava   1  
189 who? word info hei   1  
190 other sakai      
191 all undolu   15  
192 and ma   2  
193 if ŋge...ke if    
194 how? word info gagua      
195 no, not mua irregular *o > u 73  
195 no, not taho      
196 to count indu   46  
197 One word info sakai   8  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info vati   1, 65  
201 Five word info lima Five, hand-arm.(Source: Pollex) 1  
202 Six word info ɔnɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info vitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
204 Eight word info alu Pollex 06: Alu. :Eight. 3  
205 Nine word info hiua nine 5  
206 Ten word info haŋavulu ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info haŋalatu one hundred 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info sakai natɔɣa one thousand 27  

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