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Language: Roviana

Source/Author:  Blust from: Waterhouse (1949) 
Notes:  Waterhouse, J.H.L. (1949). A Roviana and English Dictionary, With English-Roviana Index and List of Natural History Objects and Appendix of Old Customs. Revised and enlarged by L. M. Jones. Sydney: Epworth Printing and Publishing House. 
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:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic:New Georgia:West 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima-na   1  
2 left gede-na Correction: Glo Oxenham (Native Speaker) 16  
3 right matao-na   5, 13  
4 leg/foot nene-na   19  
5 to walk ene   11  
6 road/path siraŋa   36  
7 to come mae   1  
8 to turn word info taliri   46  
9 to swim tunuru   55  
10 dirty boni-na cf 'night' 16  
11 dust kavuru   72  
12 skin kapu-na   50  
13 back word info mudi-na   3  
14 belly tia-na   1  
15 bone susuri-na   52  
16 intestines lagu-na   39  
17 liver bero-na   22  
18 breast susu-na   1  
19 shoulder avara-na   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable gila   18  
20 to know, be knowledgeable tuma      
21 to think balabala-ia   17  
22 to fear matagutu   1  
23 blood ehara-na      
24 head batu-na   9  
25 neck rua-na   18  
26 hair word info kalu-na   24  
27 nose isu-na   1  
28 to breathe siŋo   20  
29 to sniff, smell humaŋa   15  
30 mouth ŋuzu   2  
31 tooth livo-na   1, 35  
32 tongue mea-na   7  
33 to laugh hegere   69  
34 to cry kabo   6  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit loro-a   37  
37 to eat gani-a   1  
37 to eat hena      
38 to chew word info hamu-a   21  
39 to cook word info kina-ia   55  
39 to cook word info laro-a   56  
40 to drink napo-a   9  
41 to bite garat-ia   1  
42 to suck isuru      
43 ear taliŋa-na   1  
44 to hear avos-ia   11  
45 eye mata-na   1  
46 to see dogor-ia   57  
47 to yawn mava   19  
48 to sleep puta   15  
49 to lie down word info eko   11  
50 to dream putagita   34, 38  
51 to sit habotu   78  
52 to stand turu   2, 69  
53 person/human being tinoni   10  
53 person/human being tie      
54 man/male [ko] koreo young man    
54 man/male palabatu Married Man x  
54 man/male balogoso      
55 woman/female bari-kaleqe married woman    
55 woman/female vineki Young woman    
55 woman/female kaleqe elder woman    
56 child tu-na Loss of *na assuming that it is the article 5, 36  
56 child koburu-na   12  
57 husband loa-na      
57 husband palabatu   54  
58 wife loa-na }    
58 wife bari-kaleqe      
59 mother tina-na   1  
60 father tama-na   1  
61 house vetu      
62 thatch/roof batu vetu      
63 name poza-na      
64 to say zama   77  
65 rope iku   15  
66 to tie up, fasten pusi-a   32  
67 to sew word info piti-a   19  
68 needle nila loan? 16 L
69 to hunt word info hukue   19  
70 to shoot word info gona-ia   25  
71 to stab, pierce huma-nia   94  
72 to hit word info seke-a   19  
73 to steal hiko-a   13  
74 to kill vamate   2  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive toa-na   8  
76 to live, be alive koa-na      
77 to scratch word info ŋaloso      
78 to cut, hack word info magu-a      
79 stick/wood huda      
80 to split word info viqal-ia   13  
81 sharp ŋaru   25  
82 dull, blunt tutukolu   31  
82 dull, blunt ŋuŋuru   19  
83 to work word info tavet-ia   17  
84 to plant lete-a   47  
85 to choose vilas-ia      
85 to choose vizat-ia      
86 to grow word info toqolo   27  
86 to grow word info lovuru   14  
86 to grow word info toa   4  
87 to swell word info moqo   24, 56  
88 to squeeze word info mono-a   23  
89 to hold word info taŋini-a   19  
90 to dig geli-a   1  
91 to buy holu-a   1  
92 to open, uncover tukele      
93 to pound, beat word info kikia   18  
94 to throw word info qiri      
95 to fall word info hoqa   77  
96 dog siki   11  
97 bird kurukuru tapuru   14  
98 egg vovoto   12  
99 feather kalu-na   9  
100 wing tatapuru-na   15  
101 to fly tapuru   15  
102 rat kurezu irreg reflex 3, 62  
103 meat/flesh masa-na   43  
104 fat/grease deana   18  
105 tail pikutu-na   37  
106 snake noki   19  
107 worm (earthworm) pilaka      
107 worm (earthworm) nokinoki   28  
108 louse word info gutu   1  
109 mosquito roqo   50  
110 spider kaqa   1  
111 fish igana   1  
112 rotten word info muzi      
113 branch word info lelaŋa-na   1  
114 leaf elo-na   11  
115 root karoso-na      
116 flower havoro-na   15  
117 fruit vua-na   1  
118 grass duduli   18  
119 earth/soil pepeso   16  
120 stone patu   1  
121 sand on|one   1  
122 water word info kolo-na   7  
123 to flow totolo + 15  
124 sea lamana   14  
124 sea kolo hokala   45  
125 salt soloti     L
126 lake kopi   27  
127 woods/forest hiqohiqo      
128 sky maŋauru      
129 moon sidara   36  
130 star pinopino   1, 40  
131 cloud word info lei   56  
132 fog kovele   13  
132 fog rovu   3  
133 rain ruku   10  
134 thunder paka maŋauru   65  
135 lightning kapi   13  
136 wind givusu   65  
137 to blow word info ivu-a   5  
138 warm word info maŋini   16  
139 cold word info ibu   16  
140 dry word info popa   18  
141 wet boboso   16  
142 heavy mamata-na   46, 35  
143 fire nika   28  
144 to burn word info sulu-a   4  
145 smoke word info tuŋaha-na      
146 ash eba-na   13  
147 black muho      
148 white keoro   18  
149 red ziŋara   21  
150 yellow meava   17  
151 green buma   19  
152 small hiteke-na      
153 big noma-na      
154 short word info papaka-na   50  
155 long word info gele-na   17  
156 thin word info manivisi   1  
157 thick word info moata-na   15  
158 narrow ŋirisi   28  
159 wide labe-na   47  
160 painful, sick moho   17  
161 shy, ashamed kurekure      
162 old word info koa-na   15  
163 new vaqura-na   1, 14  
164 good lea-na   22  
165 bad, evil kalea-na   13  
166 correct, true hinokara   15  
167 night boŋi   1  
168 day rane   6  
169 year vuaheni-na   48  
170 when? word info pana-visa   35  
170 when? word info totoso-sa      
171 to hide word info tome-a   18  
172 to climb word info sage   2  
172 to climb word info haele   2  
173 at pa   8  
174 in, inside pa korapa   24  
174 in, inside pa kokorapa   24  
175 above pana-ulu   19  
176 below kauru-na   13  
176 below pana-peka   43  
177 this hie   18  
178 that hoi      
179 near tata   9  
180 far seu   1  
181 where? word info avei   3  
182 I [a]rau   1, 24  
183 thou [a]goi   1  
184 he/she [a]sa   13  
185 we word info gita   1  
185 we word info gami   2  
186 you gamu   1  
187 they [a]rini   25  
188 what? word info [na]sa   1  
189 who? word info [e]sei   1  
190 other votiki   20  
191 all doduru-na   47  
192 and meke   2  
193 if be   28  
194 how? word info vegu gua   14  
195 no, not lokari   17  
195 no, not loke   17  
195 no, not lopu      
195 no, not ka Cf 165 // ka? 19  
196 to count nae   25  
197 One word info keke   31, 14  
197 One word info tasa tasa could be 1 or 11 41  
198 Two word info karu[a]   1  
199 Three word info ŋeta   12  
200 Four word info made   3  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info onomo   1  
203 Seven word info zuapa   12  
204 Eight word info vesu   15  
205 Nine word info sia   5  
206 Ten word info maneŋe puta   18, 25  
207 Twenty word info hio-kona      
208 Fifty word info lima ŋavulu   1  
209 One Hundred word info keke ŋoŋoto irregular velar nasal 10  
210 One Thousand word info keke tina   20  

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