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Language: Rotuman

Source/Author:  Hans Schmidt 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Central Pacific:West Fijian-Rotuman:Rotuman 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand 'ū hapa   73  
1 hand si' hapa   73  
2 left sema   11  
3 right 'atmại   7  
4 leg/foot   30  
5 to walk la'o   1  
6 road/path sala   1  
7 to come teu      
8 to turn word info furi   15  
9 to swim rạpi      
10 dirty pearpera   7  
11 dust kefkefu "f"< Pn; POc *p > Rot h (loan) 59 Pn
12 skin 'uli   1  
13 back word info fomafua   11  
14 belly 'efe   7  
15 bone sui   52  
16 intestines finäe   1  
17 liver äfe   1  
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder uma regularly cognate but impossible to distinguish from loan 10  
20 to know, be knowledgeable 'inea      
21 to think a'häe      
22 to fear feā   1?  
23 blood toto Pn loan 4 Pn
24 head filo'u      
25 neck kia Pn loan 20 Pn
26 hair word info leva   22  
27 nose isu   1  
28 to breathe huga      
29 to sniff, smell huga   9  
30 mouth nuju   2  
31 tooth ala      
32 tongue alele   15  
33 to laugh kahā   7  
34 to cry ou      
35 to vomit mumufa   1  
36 to spit ạnusi possible loan but probably not 14, 84  
37 to eat Pn loan 1, 44 Pn
38 to chew word info mama loan status indeterminate 1  
39 to cook word info funu   9  
40 to drink 'imo not cognate - JCM    
41 to bite 'ạfi   1  
42 to suck kuji      
43 ear faliga   1  
44 to hear a'fại      
45 eye mafa   1  
46 to see räe      
47 to yawn muaväe   19  
48 to sleep mose   10  
49 to lie down word info taktaka      
50 to dream räe mose      
51 to sit päe      
52 to stand   2  
53 person/human being famori cp. Nguna 4, 7  
54 man/male      
55 woman/female hạni      
56 child le'e      
57 husband väväne   13  
58 wife hạina   2?  
59 mother o'honi      
60 father ö'fā      
61 house      
62 thatch/roof hata iireg. as loan or regular cognate 1  
63 name asa   1, 18  
64 to say 'ea   88  
65 rope lū'äpe      
66 to tie up, fasten 'o'oro      
67 to sew word info susu   17, 48  
67 to sew word info tui Pn loan 13 L
68 needle si'a net needle 9  
69 to hunt word info jau      
70 to shoot word info fana Pn loan 1 Pn
71 to stab, pierce   100  
72 to hit word info jav'ạki      
73 to steal hana'o   1, 58  
74 to kill al'ạki      
75 to die, be dead ala      
76 to live, be alive mauri   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info sạhi      
78 to cut, hack word info fại   1  
79 stick/wood 'ại   1  
80 to split word info fa'a Pn Loan 5 Pn
81 sharp possibility of Ellicean loan seems high - JCM   L?
82 dull, blunt marari      
83 to work word info garue     L
83 to work word info veko      
84 to plant hao      
85 to choose hili   1  
86 to grow word info fupu   1  
87 to swell word info hula   7  
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info sapo   15  
90 to dig ạ'u      
91 to buy togi Pn loan 10? L
92 to open, uncover säe      
93 to pound, beat word info tuki Pn loan 20, 2 Pn
94 to throw word info kir'ạki   79?  
95 to fall word info vili   86?  
96 dog kạmia      
97 bird mạnmạn ferfere   1  
98 egg kalofi      
99 feather lalạvi      
100 wing papạ'u "p" should be "h" - loan 1 L
101 to fly fere possible cognate, not a great one - JCM 11  
102 rat pija      
103 meat/flesh tiko   10  
103 meat/flesh 'i'ini      
104 fat/grease lolo      
105 tail reu      
106 snake 'alete      
107 worm (earthworm) kermutu Pn loan - JCM 9 Pn
108 louse word info ʔufu   1  
109 mosquito rạmu   1  
110 spider amamu      
110 spider fu'fu'u      
110 spider mat'ao'ao      
111 fish i'a   1  
112 rotten word info para Pn loan - JCM 13 Pn
113 branch word info   1  
114 leaf rau Pn loan - JCM 1 Pn
115 root va'a   2  
116 flower hosa      
117 fruit hua   1  
118 grass mạ'usu   58  
119 earth/soil pera   32 Pn
120 stone hạfu   1  
121 sand fanfana      
122 water word info tạnu   1  
123 to flow sạfu river    
124 sea sạsi irreg. but not Pn - JCM 1  
125 salt sạsi irreg. but not Pn 20  
126 lake rano swamp 1  
127 woods/forest vao   14  
128 sky lạgi   1  
129 moon hula   1  
130 star hefu   1  
131 cloud word info aoga   12  
132 fog kakạpu Pn loan - JCM 1 Pn
133 rain usa   1  
134 thunder fu'i      
134 thunder mana Supernatural force; thunder. 37  
135 lightning mere      
136 wind lạgi sky 1  
137 to blow word info iri (a) 5  
137 to blow word info ui (b)    
138 warm word info sunu      
139 cold word info mạtiti   1  
140 dry word info mamasa   11  
141 wet mata      
142 heavy maha   46  
143 fire rạhi   1  
144 to burn word info susunu   1, 6  
145 smoke word info ạsu   2  
146 ash rạhu   67  
147 black kele   5  
148 white fisi      
149 red mi'a   1  
150 yellow perpero Pn loan - JCM 11 Pn
151 green jarava      
152 small mea'me'a   35  
153 big ti'u      
154 short word info 'el'ele a.    
154 short word info luka b. 8  
155 long word info roā Pn loan - JCM 12 Pn
156 thin word info mạhini (<m) 1  
157 thick word info mafolu   3  
158 narrow fo'e      
159 wide ofrau      
160 painful, sick 'af'afa      
161 shy, ashamed mäe   1  
161 shy, ashamed masraga      
162 old word info mafua   1  
163 new fo'ou Pn loan - JCM 1 Pn
164 good lelei Pn loan on distributional grounds - JCM 17 Pn
165 bad, evil raksa'a   1  
166 correct, true aire      
167 night pogi   1  
168 day [te]rạni   6  
169 year fau   1  
170 when? word info 'e kis      
171 to hide word info mo'o      
172 to climb word info hako a.    
172 to climb word info hapo a.    
172 to climb word info joro b.    
173 at 'e   1  
174 in, inside 'e      
174 in, inside lag      
175 above 'e rer ne      
176 below 'e lopo      
177 this te'isi      
178 that ta'a   1  
179 near 'ele      
180 far sousou      
181 where? word info 'e tei   3  
182 I gou   1, 21  
183 thou 'äe[a]      
184 he/she ia   1  
185 we word info 'isa   1  
185 we word info 'ạmisa      
186 you 'ausa      
187 they irisa      
188 what? word info tese      
189 who? word info sei   1  
190 other      
191 all 'atakoa   13  
192 and ma   2  
193 if kepoi ka   1, 18  
194 how? word info tapene      
195 no, not ingke no    
195 no, not katxra ?    
195 no, not eagke not    
196 to count hata      
197 One word info   41  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info folu   1  
200 Four word info häke   1, 66  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info onó   1  
203 Seven word info hifu   1  
204 Eight word info valu   3  
205 Nine word info siva   5  
206 Ten word info saghulu   5  
207 Twenty word info ruaghulu   3, 6  
208 Fifty word info limaghulu   1  
209 One Hundred word info tarau   2  
210 One Thousand word info afe   3  

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