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Language: Houaïlou

Source/Author:  Leenhardt (1935) 
Notes:  Leenhardt, M. 1935. Vocabulaire et Grammaire de La Langue Houaïlou. Institut D'ethnologie. Paris 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Kirsty Maurits  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:New Caledonian:Southern:South:Wailic 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand e   11  
2 left dara   29  
3 right gamë      
3 right tari      
4 leg/foot juâ leg 56  
4 leg/foot kowi xeria foot 54  
5 to walk vana   2  
6 road/path weye   30  
7 to come joiè      
7 to come mi   1  
8 to turn word info bi   84  
8 to turn word info bia   84  
8 to turn word info biri   92  
8 to turn word info jobiri   92  
8 to turn word info pugewe   92?  
9 to swim u   5  
10 dirty kojë      
10 dirty lo      
10 dirty siuru      
11 dust puru jë   20, 6  
12 skin kar̃a   1  
13 back word info Is this 11 or 12? 82  
14 belly poe   36  
15 bone ju   2  
16 intestines koena   82  
17 liver kamērē   62  
18 breast pèwâ      
18 breast mèsâ   8, 60  
18 breast mèji   8, 1  
19 shoulder begunu   64  
20 to know, be knowledgeable tawai   1  
21 to think tanexai      
21 to think goani      
21 to think nege      
22 to fear      
23 blood wara   65, 1  
24 head go   9  
24 head goa   9  
25 neck koegunu   23  
26 hair word info punu goa   31  
27 nose kwi   11  
28 to breathe ku      
28 to breathe mui      
29 to sniff, smell bo   42  
29 to sniff, smell tapè   113  
30 mouth newâ   36  
31 tooth pewa   21  
32 tongue koromè   14, 7  
32 tongue kurumè   14, 7  
33 to laugh ka      
33 to laugh pisu      
34 to cry asērē      
34 to cry ceau      
35 to vomit gōru   39?  
36 to spit siwar̃i loan from Pn? 18 L
37 to eat âra   39  
38 to chew word info   1  
39 to cook word info kavetana      
40 to drink wayo   66  
41 to bite ke      
42 to suck ji   25  
43 ear bode   16  
44 to hear poer̃e   7  
45 eye piemè   31, 1  
46 to see      
47 to yawn kumea      
48 to sleep kuru      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream ngēxë   64  
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being kamo   93  
54 man/male wi      
55 woman/female boè   1?  
56 child ole      
56 child osari      
56 child le      
57 husband duawe   31?  
58 wife      
59 mother pani   1, 45  
60 father pēva   37  
61 house moa   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name ne      
64 to say avui   13, 103  
64 to say er̃e   104  
64 to say vier̃e   13, 103  
65 rope koe   25  
66 to tie up, fasten jēnur̃i      
66 to tie up, fasten      
66 to tie up, fasten luvia      
66 to tie up, fasten poi      
67 to sew word info rhu   17?  
68 needle kaju      
69 to hunt word info sa      
69 to hunt word info guuru      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info virhovo      
72 to hit word info rhaxè   11  
72 to hit word info rhovoxè   11  
72 to hit word info davia   10?  
73 to steal ce      
73 to steal cee      
74 to kill sovemi   97  
74 to kill savemi   97  
74 to kill kuvemi      
74 to kill rhavemi      
75 to die, be dead mèrhiwî   1  
75 to die, be dead jovemi   1  
76 to live, be alive moru   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info kâxè      
77 to scratch word info ke      
78 to cut, hack word info rhari      
78 to cut, hack word info sio   131  
79 stick/wood   47?  
79 stick/wood go kè   45, 47?  
80 to split word info sirhērē      
80 to split word info ti      
81 sharp peō      
82 dull, blunt keai      
82 dull, blunt bawi      
83 to work word info wakè      
84 to plant nai   44  
85 to choose pabiri   42  
85 to choose pamiri   42  
85 to choose tube      
86 to grow word info pèkau      
86 to grow word info kani      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info kâvia      
88 to squeeze word info rirha      
88 to squeeze word info jowiri      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig ki      
90 to dig erei   1  
90 to dig kei      
91 to buy urhi      
91 to buy viurhi      
92 to open, uncover cii   78  
92 to open, uncover pivari      
93 to pound, beat word info sa   67?  
94 to throw word info virai      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info bei   128  
95 to fall word info beii   128  
96 dog lova      
96 dog taua   45  
96 dog barawe      
97 bird mùr̃ù   1  
98 egg wavē      
99 feather punumùr̃ù      
100 wing rhērē      
101 to fly cee   93  
101 to fly pana      
102 rat barawe   1  
102 rat sipù   3  
103 meat/flesh ō      
104 fat/grease geresi   94  
105 tail mana      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito   1  
110 spider nabo   91  
110 spider kara   1  
111 fish exoa   1  
111 fish ewa   1?  
112 rotten word info bo      
112 rotten word info jōè      
113 branch word info poejikè   15  
113 branch word info ji   15  
114 leaf de   1  
115 root koè   2, 41, 42  
116 flower buru      
117 fruit poê   1  
118 grass dewi      
119 earth/soil boejë   1  
120 stone atù   1  
120 stone pesa      
121 sand dawe   15  
122 water word info rhë   1  
123 to flow jo      
124 sea nerhë   23  
125 salt      
126 lake nedè      
127 woods/forest du      
127 woods/forest nexo      
128 sky wewa      
129 moon varui   21  
130 star arawire   28, 16?  
131 cloud word info jue      
131 cloud word info   12  
131 cloud word info luō      
132 fog jue      
133 rain koa   27?  
134 thunder noro   2  
135 lightning noro      
136 wind dēvē   1?  
137 to blow word info ku      
138 warm word info pixe   37  
139 cold word info rhao      
140 dry word info kuru      
140 dry word info meri   1  
141 wet di   111  
142 heavy see      
142 heavy aru      
143 fire kemoru   45  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info puru   89  
146 ash de   1  
147 black boere   90  
148 white   121  
149 red mii   1, 55  
149 red mi   1, 55  
150 yellow kopèdēxaru   97, 95  
151 green kono   44  
152 small kasari      
153 big kau   101  
154 short word info uba      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info aranabi   60  
157 thick word info sivè      
158 narrow cēē      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick pei   51  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info beani   16  
163 new dovo   18  
163 new      
164 good ē   111  
165 bad, evil sane      
166 correct, true      
167 night bo   1  
167 night ore      
168 day karê   6?  
169 year nedo      
170 when? word info xanii   1  
170 when? word info anii   1  
170 when? word info waneye   1  
170 when? word info na      
171 to hide word info ocoe      
171 to hide word info rhèvei      
172 to climb word info tei      
173 at      
174 in, inside ro   1  
174 in, inside roi   1  
174 in, inside ru   1  
175 above ru      
175 above rua      
175 above everu      
176 below ria      
176 below everia      
177 this o      
178 that cere      
179 near uba      
179 near toveuba   109  
180 far mea   96  
180 far koa      
180 far mai   96  
181 where? word info nawe   3  
181 where? word info rowe   3  
181 where? word info towe   3  
182 I go   1  
183 thou   1  
184 he/she na   1, 6  
184 he/she e   1  
185 we word info gere inclusive    
185 we word info geve exclusive    
186 you   1  
186 you gēvē   1  
187 they      
188 what? word info jiē   1  
188 what? word info   1  
188 what? word info jewene   1  
188 what? word info tâi   1?  
188 what? word info ye   1?  
189 who? word info ja      
189 who? word info jae      
190 other dēvu      
190 other dexa      
191 all para      
192 and ma   2  
193 if ki   86  
194 how? word info xeye      
195 no, not da      
196 to count vana   26  
197 One word info rha   14  
198 Two word info karu   1  
199 Three word info kariri   1  
200 Four word info kavue   1, 65  
201 Five word info kani   1, 15  
202 Six word info kani na ma rhaxa      
203 Seven word info kani na ma karu      
204 Eight word info kani na ma kariri      
205 Nine word info kani na ma kavue      
206 Ten word info paroro   12  
207 Twenty word info tawarè rha kamo      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info kani kamo      
210 One Thousand word info      

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