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Language: Rotuman

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

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