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

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