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

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