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

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