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

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