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Language: Vitu

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross 
Notes:  Items extracted from René van den Berg and Peter Bachet, (2006) Vitu grammar sketch (Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics) 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Debasish Roy  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:Bali-Vitu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
175 above ǥudu-      
191 all laveve      
192 and kamana   1, 2  
146 ash ǥabulo   48  
173 at na   13  
173 at ni      
13 back word info ǥama-      
165 bad, evil ḏaha   1  
14 belly magali   96  
176 below tauru-      
153 big kapou   120  
97 bird manu   1  
147 black ǥalo      
23 blood topo   12  
15 bone toŋa   45  
113 branch word info daŋa-na   1, 21  
18 breast ḏuḏu   1  
56 child kapiru   12  
131 cloud word info mariaba      
139 cold word info magaratia      
166 correct, true maǥotomatoto   13  
168 day dama =Daylight    
10 dirty molumolua   71  
96 dog kaua   17  
140 dry word info koŋa      
140 dry word info baba      
82 dull, blunt malugu Smooth    
11 dust ǥabulo   59, 37  
43 ear taliŋa   1  
119 earth/soil garigari      
119 earth/soil vulavulo      
98 egg koru   1  
204 Eight word info polotolu   21  
45 eye mata   1  
180 far ḏau   1  
104 fat/grease puḏupuḏu   99  
60 father tama-na   1  
99 feather vovoi-na      
99 feather kora kora      
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire ǥarogo   18, 34  
143 fire baritunu      
111 fish ǥiǥa [cp. 27] 1  
201 Five word info lima   1  
116 flower [palaua] L   L
132 fog ǥabuǥabu   1, 54  
200 Four word info wata   1  
117 fruit ǥara-na =seed 29  
164 good kemi   127  
118 grass raburabu   29  
151 green kobokoboa   15  
26 hair word info vulu   31  
1 hand lima   1  
184 he/she ia   1  
24 head baka   9  
142 heavy bize      
61 house ruma   1  
194 how? word info ḏiǥaʔ      
57 husband gena [cp. Tabar] 21  
182 I ǥau   1, 22  
193 if ta   33  
174 in, inside polok-   63  
16 intestines magali-   19  
16 intestines parokapai      
126 lake patihutu      
114 leaf raurau   1  
2 left mauri   1, 59  
4 leg/foot kabe      
135 lightning ǥanimata      
17 liver ŋepe      
155 long word info malaku   12  
108 louse word info ǥutu   1  
54 man/male tamoǥane   1, 14  
103 meat/flesh midana   23  
129 moon liŋabo      
109 mosquito niki   17  
59 mother titina-na   1  
30 mouth ǥava   36  
63 name ǥiḏa   66  
158 narrow galakote      
179 near ǥiripi-      
25 neck loǥo   1, 126  
68 needle      
163 new vaǥoru   1  
167 night mariŋo      
205 Nine word info polovata   40  
195 no, not beu   67  
195 no, not beta   107  
27 nose ǥiḏu [cp. 111] 1  
162 old word info      
197 One word info kaziu      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
190 other kakamotu      
160 painful, sick varitihi   54  
53 person/human being kaka      
53 person/human being tinoni tinoni - SE Solomons 10  
133 rain ǥuḏa   1  
102 rat kuǥuḏe metathesis < *kusuke 3, 86  
149 red baritunutunua      
149 red ŋereŋereǥa      
3 right maroro      
6 road/path dala   1  
115 root voraka metathesis 2  
65 rope mota   13  
112 rotten word info mapu   52, 107  
125 salt maḏihu   50  
121 sand maga maga   14  
124 sea daḏi   1  
203 Seven word info polorua   11, 2  
81 sharp mataŋa   36  
154 short word info boto   9  
19 shoulder loǥora   77  
161 shy, ashamed puae      
202 Six word info polokatiu      
12 skin livu      
12 skin ǥuli   1  
128 sky mariaba   77  
152 small kote   70  
145 smoke word info ǥaḏu   2  
106 snake matabunu   12  
110 spider pakuku      
130 star vitovito   1, 81  
79 stick/wood ǥada|ǥai   1  
120 stone kendo   25  
105 tail liko   74  
206 Ten word info zaŋavulu   5  
178 that kuari kena - [further] 1  
178 that kena kena - [further] 1  
62 thatch/roof barema   48  
187 they dia   25  
157 thick word info      
156 thin word info      
177 this kua      
183 thou ǥo   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
134 thunder mariaba vurupelele      
41 to bite warihara   1  
137 to blow word info kavili   11  
28 to breathe ǥivu   87  
144 to burn word info kalakala   71  
91 to buy kade      
38 to chew word info mama   1  
85 to choose maki      
172 to climb word info ḏaǥe   2  
7 to come mai   1  
39 to cook word info tunu   9  
39 to cook word info ǥulo'   57  
196 to count ǥaḏenia   10  
34 to cry ǥaloho      
78 to cut, hack word info dopia      
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
90 to dig ǥovi   82  
50 to dream maŋi|nuvia   1, 60  
40 to drink ǥinu   1  
37 to eat ǥani   1  
95 to fall word info dua   39  
95 to fall word info poke   19  
22 to fear ǥatewawani ǥate    
123 to flow maliki      
101 to fly bebe   60  
86 to grow word info galuḏu      
44 to hear loŋo   1, 36  
171 to hide word info parizigi      
72 to hit word info waritutu      
72 to hit word info tutuǥia   8  
89 to hold word info paǥoria   42  
69 to hunt word info paŋo   16  
74 to kill ǥubi   45  
20 to know, be knowledgeable lala   18  
33 to laugh noŋo   16  
49 to lie down word info lama      
76 to live, be alive maǥuri   1, 76  
92 to open, uncover      
84 to plant vaḏaǥia   6  
93 to pound, beat word info hubi   28  
64 to say tania      
77 to scratch word info koria   12  
46 to see ǥada chance similarity with ada in Lau? 45  
67 to sew word info turia   13  
70 to shoot word info rabebenia      
51 to sit mia   26  
48 to sleep ŋoro   63  
29 to sniff, smell ḏuŋia   9  
36 to spit livoroka (Spittle)    
80 to split word info ǥutuwalagia   13, 63  
88 to squeeze word info bebeǥia   21, 80  
71 to stab, pierce pandea      
52 to stand madi   1  
73 to steal wanaǥo   1, 58  
42 to suck ḏuḏu   25  
87 to swell word info wata      
87 to swell word info bubu   3  
9 to swim ǥuḏu      
21 to think lohoi   82  
94 to throw word info voḏo   69  
66 to tie up, fasten vutuǥia      
8 to turn word info      
35 to vomit lua   8  
5 to walk vana vano would be more regular 2, 64  
83 to work word info ḏaǥaḏaǥa   33  
47 to yawn maraŋavi   22  
32 tongue lave   21  
31 tooth ǥaḏe   63  
207 Twenty word info      
198 Two word info rua   1  
138 warm word info kurupalia      
122 water word info naru [<M] 1, 43  
185 we word info ḇolu      
185 we word info ǥita   1  
141 wet puripuria   72  
188 what? word info naḏia ? 74  
170 when? word info ŋiḏa ? 1, 24  
181 where? word info nive   3  
148 white kavukavua   38  
189 who? word info aḏei ? 1  
159 wide kapoupone      
58 wife gena [cp. Tabar] 14  
136 wind kavili   72  
100 wing banita   2  
55 woman/female tavine   1, 35  
127 woods/forest muŋomuŋo      
107 worm (earthworm) matamata   10  
169 year krismas borrowing from Tok Pisin x L
150 yellow ǥaŋoǥaŋoa   9  
186 you miu   1, 13  

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