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

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