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

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