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Source/Author:  Hans Schmidt 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand 'ū hapa      
1 hand si' hapa      
7 to come teu      
9 to swim rạpi      
20 to know, be knowledgeable 'inea      
21 to think a'häe      
24 head filo'u      
26 hair word info leva      
28 to breathe huga      
31 tooth ala      
34 to cry ou      
40 to drink 'imo      
42 to suck kuji      
44 to hear a'fại      
46 to see räe      
49 to lie down word info taktaka      
50 to dream räe mose      
51 to sit päe      
54 man/male      
55 woman/female hạni      
56 child le'e      
59 mother o'honi      
60 father ö'fā      
61 house      
65 rope lū'äpe      
66 to tie up, fasten 'o'oro      
69 to hunt word info jau      
72 to hit word info jav'ạki      
74 to kill al'ạki      
75 to die, be dead ala      
77 to scratch word info sạhi      
82 dull, blunt marari      
83 to work word info veko      
84 to plant hao      
90 to dig ạ'u      
92 to open, uncover säe      
96 dog kạmia      
98 egg kalofi      
99 feather lalạvi      
102 rat pija      
103 meat/flesh 'i'ini      
104 fat/grease lolo      
105 tail reu      
106 snake 'alete      
110 spider amamu      
110 spider fu'fu'u      
110 spider mat'ao'ao      
116 flower hosa      
121 sand fanfana      
123 to flow sạfu river    
133 rain timu L from Samoan   L
134 thunder fu'i      
135 lightning mere      
138 warm word info sunu      
141 wet mata L from Tuvaluan   L
148 white fisi      
151 green jarava      
153 big ti'u      
154 short word info 'el'ele a.    
158 narrow fo'e      
160 painful, sick 'af'afa      
161 shy, ashamed masraga      
166 correct, true aire      
170 when? word info 'e kis      
171 to hide word info mo'o      
172 to climb word info hako L from Tongan   L
172 to climb word info hapo a.    
172 to climb word info joro b.    
174 in, inside 'e      
174 in, inside lag      
175 above 'e rer ne      
176 below 'e lopo      
177 this te'isi      
179 near 'ele      
180 far sousou      
183 thou 'äe[a]      
185 we word info 'ạmisa      
186 you 'ausa      
187 they irisa      
188 what? word info tese      
190 other      
194 how? word info tapene      
195 no, not ingke no    
195 no, not katxra ?    
195 no, not eagke not    
196 to count hata      
5 to walk la'o   1  
6 road/path sala   1  
11 dust kefkefu "f"< Pn; POc *p > Rot h (L from PN) 1 L
12 skin 'uli   1  
16 intestines finäe   1  
17 liver äfe   1  
18 breast susu   1  
27 nose isu   1  
35 to vomit mumufa   1  
38 to chew word info mama   1  
41 to bite 'ạfi   1  
43 ear faliga   1  
45 eye mafa   1  
62 thatch/roof hata   1  
70 to shoot word info fana *p > h (L from PN) 1  
78 to cut, hack word info fại   1  
79 stick/wood 'ại   1  
85 to choose hili   1  
86 to grow word info fupu   1  
97 bird mạnmạn ferfere   1  
108 louse word info ʔufu   1  
109 mosquito rạmu   1  
111 fish i'a   1  
113 branch word info   1  
114 leaf rau   1  
117 fruit hua   1  
120 stone hạfu   1  
122 water word info tạnu   1  
124 sea sạsi phonologically irregular 1  
126 lake rano swamp 1  
128 sky lạgi   1  
129 moon hula   1  
130 star hefu   1  
132 fog kakạpu L from Tongan 1 L
133 rain usa   1  
136 wind lạgi sky 1  
139 cold word info mạtiti   1  
143 fire rạhi   1  
149 red mi'a   1  
156 thin word info mạhini (<m) 1  
161 shy, ashamed mäe   1  
162 old word info mafua   1  
163 new fo'ou L from Tongan or E Uvean 1 L
165 bad, evil raksa'a   1  
167 night pogi   1  
169 year fau   1  
173 at 'e   1  
178 that ta'a   1  
184 he/she ia   1  
185 we word info 'isa   1  
189 who? word info sei   1  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info folu   1  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info onó   1  
203 Seven word info hifu   1  
193 if kepoi ka   1, 18  
76 to live, be alive mauri Schmidt 2003 claims this is a loan from Samoan or E. Uvean; PCP *q > ∅, so I think this is impossible to detect indirect inheritance in this case. 1, 76  
63 name asa   1, 18  
208 Fifty word info limaghulu   1, 2  
182 I gou   1, 21  
37 to eat L from PN 1, 47 L
73 to steal hana'o   1, 58  
100 wing papạ'u POc *p > h, so likely L from PN that has since undergone internal change. 1, 59 L
200 Four word info häke   1, 66  
19 shoulder uma regularly cognate but impossible to distinguish from loan 10  
48 to sleep mose   10  
103 meat/flesh tiko   10  
71 to stab, pierce   100  
144 to burn word info susunu L from Samoan or E Futunan 106 L
91 to buy togi L from E Futunan, E Uvean, Tongan, Samoan, or Niue 10? L
2 left sema   11  
13 back word info fomafua *t >f 11  
83 to work word info garue L from PN 11 L
101 to fly fere   11  
137 to blow word info iri L from Tongan 11 L
140 dry word info mamasa   11  
150 yellow perpero   11  
131 cloud word info aoga   12  
155 long word info roā L from PN 12, 105 L
57 husband väväne   13  
112 rotten word info para L from PN 13 L
191 all 'atakoa   13  
67 to sew word info tui L from PN 13, 16 L
127 woods/forest vao   14  
197 One word info   14  
81 sharp L from E Futunan, Tokelau, or N Outliers 14, 15 L
36 to spit ạnusi   14, 84  
8 to turn word info furi   15  
32 tongue alele   15  
89 to hold word info sapo   15  
67 to sew word info susu   17  
164 good lelei L from WPn lgs 17 L
47 to yawn muaväe   19  
30 mouth nuju   2  
52 to stand   2  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki POc *k >ʔ (L from PN) 2 L
115 root va'a   2  
145 smoke word info ạsu   2  
192 and ma   2  
209 One Hundred word info tarau L from Samoan 2 L
25 neck kia L from Tongan, Niuean, or East Uvean 20 L
125 salt sạsi irreg. but not Pn 20  
58 wife hạina   2?  
157 thick word info mafolu   3  
181 where? word info 'e tei   3  
204 Eight word info valu   3  
210 One Thousand word info afe   3  
207 Twenty word info ruaghulu   3, 6  
4 leg/foot   30  
119 earth/soil pera   32  
152 small me'ame'a   35  
134 thunder mana Supernatural force; thunder. 37  
23 blood toto L from PN 4 L
137 to blow word info ui   4  
53 person/human being famori cp. Nguna 4, 7  
142 heavy maha   46  
147 black kele   5  
205 Nine word info siva   5  
206 Ten word info saghulu   5  
80 to split word info fa'a L from Tongan 5, 96 L
15 bone sui   52  
118 grass mạ'usu   58  
168 day [te]rạni   6  
146 ash rạhu   67  
3 right 'atmại   7  
10 dirty perapera   7  
14 belly 'efe   7  
33 to laugh kahā   7  
87 to swell word info hula   7  
159 wide ofrau L from Samoan or EUvean 73 L
94 to throw word info kir'ạki   79?  
154 short word info luka b. 8  
88 to squeeze word info   8, 2, 93  
95 to fall word info vili   86  
64 to say 'ea   88  
29 to sniff, smell huga   9  
39 to cook word info funu   9  
68 needle si'a net needle 9  
107 worm (earthworm) kermutu L from E Futunan, E Uvean, Niuean, Toongan, Tookelauan, or Tuvaluan 9 L
22 to fear feā   92  

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