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Language: Fijian (Bau)

Source/Author:  Blust from: Capell (1968) 
Notes:  Capell, A. (1968). Lexicostatistical study of the languages of Choiseul Island, British Solomon Islands. Pacific Linguistics, Series A, Occasional Papers, No. 15. 
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:Remote Oceanic:Central Pacific:East Fijian-Polynesian:East Fijian 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand liga-na irregular medial C (see Pollex) 1  
2 left i mawī   1, 59  
3 right i matau   5, 13  
4 leg/foot yava-na   25  
5 to walk lako   1  
6 road/path sala   1  
7 to come lako mai   1, 85  
8 to turn word info gole-a //    
9 to swim qalo not "5" 11  
10 dirty duka   17  
11 dust kuvu ni qele   24  
12 skin kuli-na   1  
13 back word info daku-na   12  
14 belly kete-na   7  
15 bone sui-na   52  
16 intestines wāwā   11  
17 liver yate-na   1  
18 breast sucu-na   1  
19 shoulder vū ni taba-na      
20 to know, be knowledgeable kila-a   18  
21 to think nanu-ma   28  
22 to fear rere-vaka   29  
23 blood drā   1  
24 head ulu-na   1  
25 neck domo-na   46  
26 hair word info drau ni ulu-na   40  
27 nose ucu-na   1  
28 to breathe cegu-va   40  
29 to sniff, smell regu-ca      
30 mouth gusu-na   2  
31 tooth bati-na this set might also be in W. melanesia.BB. 6  
32 tongue yame-na   7  
33 to laugh dredre   50  
34 to cry tagi   1  
35 to vomit lua-ca   8  
36 to spit kasivi-ta   19, 55  
37 to eat kani-a   1  
38 to chew word info mama-a   1  
38 to chew word info namu-ta   7?  
39 to cook word info [vaka] saqa-a   2  
40 to drink gunu-va   1  
41 to bite kati-a   1  
42 to suck sucu-ma   51  
42 to suck domi-ca   50  
43 ear daliga-na   1  
44 to hear rogo-ca   1  
45 eye mata-na   1  
46 to see rai-ca   37  
47 to yawn [vaka]lāmawa   19  
48 to sleep moce   10  
49 to lie down word info davo   40  
50 to dream tadra-a   16  
51 to sit dabe-ca   62  
52 to stand   2  
53 person/human being tamata   1, 66  
54 man/male tagane   1, 11?  
55 woman/female yalewa   55  
56 child gone   27  
57 husband wati-na      
58 wife wati-na   30  
59 mother tina-na   1  
60 father tama-na   1  
61 house vale   14  
62 thatch/roof i tibitibi      
63 name yaca-na   1, 18  
64 to say kaya      
65 rope dali   1  
65 rope tàly      
66 to tie up, fasten vau-ca   11  
66 to tie up, fasten buki-a   41  
67 to sew word info cula-a   31  
68 needle i-cula   21  
68 needle sau[laca]   1  
69 to hunt word info vaka-sasa-a      
70 to shoot word info vana   1  
71 to stab, pierce sua-ka   54  
72 to hit word info vacu-a      
72 to hit word info yavi-ta      
73 to steal butako-ca   1  
74 to kill moku-ta      
74 to kill vaka-mate-a   2  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive bula   28  
77 to scratch word info kadru-va   44  
77 to scratch word info mila-a   31  
78 to cut, hack word info tatā   1  
79 stick/wood kau   1  
80 to split word info tase-a      
81 sharp gata   36  
82 dull, blunt [mucu]mucu   10?  
83 to work word info cakacaka   33  
83 to work word info mi-àsa      
84 to plant te-a      
85 to choose digi-a   41  
86 to grow word info tubu   1  
87 to swell word info vuce      
88 to squeeze word info boo Pollex 06: Boo. :Squeeze. 42  
89 to hold word info taura   35  
90 to dig keli-a   1  
91 to buy voli-a   1  
92 to open, uncover dola-va   35  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki-a   20, 2  
94 to throw word info viri-taka   30  
95 to fall word info lutu-ka   58  
96 dog koli   7  
97 bird manumanu   1  
98 egg yaloka   30  
99 feather vuti-na      
100 wing taba-na   35  
101 to fly vuka   45  
102 rat kalavo   1  
103 meat/flesh viciko   10  
104 fat/grease uro   44  
105 tail bui-na   38  
106 snake gata   12  
107 worm (earthworm) baca ni qele   16  
108 louse word info kutu   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider tina ni viritālawalawa   1  
111 fish ika   1  
112 rotten word info vuca   9  
112 rotten word info midra      
113 branch word info taba-na   13  
114 leaf drau ni kau   1  
115 root vū-na      
115 root waka-na   2  
116 flower sē ni kau   9, 18, 14  
117 fruit vua-na   1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil qele   10  
120 stone vatu   1  
121 sand nuku   41  
122 water word info wai   2  
123 to flow drōdrō-va   32  
124 sea wasawasa   12  
125 salt māsima   47  
126 lake drano   1  
127 woods/forest veikau   13  
128 sky lomālagi   1  
129 moon vula   1  
130 star kalokalo   28  
131 cloud word info ō   12  
132 fog kabukabu   1, 54  
133 rain uca   1  
134 thunder kurukuru   2, 63  
135 lightning livaliva   35  
136 wind cagi   1  
137 to blow word info uvu-ca   4, 57  
137 to blow word info liwa   36  
138 warm word info katakata   36  
139 cold word info batabatā   42  
140 dry word info maca   11  
141 wet suasua   11  
142 heavy bībī   37  
143 fire bukawaqa   17  
144 to burn word info vaka-caudre-va      
145 smoke word info kubou   57  
146 ash dravu   67  
147 black loaloa   40  
148 white vulavula   3  
149 red damudamu      
150 yellow dromodromoa   46  
151 green karakarawa   13, 52  
152 small lailai   32  
153 big levu (cognacy - John Lynch) 10  
154 short word info lekaleka   8  
155 long word info balavu (cognacy - John Lynch) 16  
156 thin word info mamare   13  
157 thick word info vāvaku   36  
158 narrow qiqō   27  
159 wide raba   51  
160 painful, sick rarawa      
161 shy, ashamed māduā   31  
162 old word info qase   53  
163 new vou   1  
164 good vinaka   21  
165 bad, evil   1  
166 correct, true dina   40  
166 correct, true donu   8  
167 night bogi   1  
168 day siga   23  
169 year yabaki   27  
170 when? word info ninaica   1, 43  
171 to hide word info vuni-a   1  
172 to climb word info cabe   2  
173 at e   1  
174 in, inside e loɭma   1  
175 above e cake   25  
176 below e rā   8  
177 this oqō   17  
178 that oqori      
178 that koyā      
178 that ayā      
179 near vōleka   38  
180 far yawa   4  
181 where? word info e vei   3  
182 I iau   1, 21  
183 thou iko   1  
184 he/she koya   1  
185 we word info e[da]   1  
185 we word info keda   1  
185 we word info keimami   2  
186 you kemunī   1?  
187 they ira   1, 70  
188 what? word info cava   1  
189 who? word info [k]o cei   1  
190 other dua tale      
191 all kece   48  
192 and kei   1  
192 and ka   1  
193 if ke   1  
193 if se      
194 how? word info vaka-cava   35  
195 no, not sega   42  
196 to count oka-ta      
197 One word info e dua   18  
198 Two word info e rua   1  
199 Three word info e tolu   1  
200 Four word info e vā   1, 66  
201 Five word info lima Pollex 06: Lima. :Five. 1  
202 Six word info ono   1  
203 Seven word info vitu   1  
204 Eight word info walu Pollex 06: Walu. :Eight. 3  
205 Nine word info ciwa Pollex 06: Ciwa. :Nine. 5  
206 Ten word info sagavulu Pollex 06: Sagavulu. :Ten. 5  
207 Twenty word info rua-sagavulu   3, 6  
208 Fifty word info lima-sagavulu   1, 2  
209 One Hundred word info drau Pollex 06: Drau. :Hundred. 2  
210 One Thousand word info dua na dolu   12  

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