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Language: Wuvulu

Source/Author:  Blust 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Admiralty Islands:Western 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
42 to suck      
49 to lie down word info      
67 to sew word info      
69 to hunt word info      
93 to pound, beat word info      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
150 yellow      
163 new      
169 year      
173 at      
175 above      
176 below      
190 other      
193 if      
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
4 leg/foot pine-      
5 to walk oʔatatalai      
8 to turn word info fanunumai      
9 to swim tiki      
13 back word info uku-      
14 belly ali-      
17 liver patio-      
19 shoulder foka-      
20 to know, be knowledgeable apaʔ-ia      
21 to think nakanaka-ia      
30 mouth umu-      
32 tongue kawe-      
36 to spit ui      
38 to chew word info xaweʔ-ia      
41 to bite talu      
46 to see fanunu word for eye with suffix    
51 to sit kuta      
62 thatch/roof boboʔai      
64 to say wake-ia      
66 to tie up, fasten kokoʔin-ia      
72 to hit word info afuk-ia      
73 to steal topaʔai      
74 to kill foʔa-ia      
77 to scratch word info nefi-a      
78 to cut, hack word info waʔa-ia      
79 stick/wood manumanu      
81 sharp talu      
83 to work word info biki      
86 to grow word info amapu      
88 to squeeze word info apiʔ-ia      
89 to hold word info paloko      
90 to dig aki      
91 to buy ponoʔ-ia      
92 to open, uncover [onolao]      
94 to throw word info tumin-ia      
95 to fall word info pati      
96 dog pono      
97 bird fifilau      
101 to fly filau      
102 rat balafai      
104 fat/grease pau-      
109 mosquito baibai      
110 spider ulo      
112 rotten word info waxaku      
116 flower ape      
118 grass lilimoka      
128 sky pafea      
131 cloud word info uʔukafu      
133 rain kopa      
136 wind apisilo      
138 warm word info babai      
139 cold word info waiwa      
141 wet kokofa      
142 heavy kakapa      
146 ash walu      
148 white poʔi      
151 green maliana      
154 short word info weloku      
157 thick word info akaʔaka      
158 narrow litatana      
159 wide litatanaa      
160 painful, sick uki      
164 good nakawani      
168 day akewa      
178 that fei      
179 near kafiʔi      
185 we word info aia      
187 they [lao]      
189 who? word info [aveta]      
191 all koʔou    
194 how? word info [bata nai      
194 how? word info aveta]      
195 no, not ļoʔe      
6 road/path tala   1  
7 to come mai   1  
11 dust lu|afu   1  
12 skin inu-   1  
12 skin uli-   1  
12 skin unu-   1  
18 breast tutu-   1  
22 to fear maʔau   1  
23 blood xaxa-   1  
29 to sniff, smell ato   1  
34 to cry ai   1  
35 to vomit mumuʔa   1  
37 to eat anana   1  
40 to drink inu   1  
43 ear ali[a]   1  
44 to hear kuai   1  
54 man/male mamane   1  
58 wife ako   1  
59 mother ina   1  
60 father ama   1  
61 house umu   1  
63 name aka- 1 or 1,18: can't tell 1  
70 to shoot word info nafaʔ-ia with metathesis of initial and medial consonant 1  
75 to die, be dead maʔe   1  
80 to split word info falak-ia   1  
98 egg aʔolu pukuto (one), pukuo (plenty) 1  
108 louse word info fouʔu   1  
111 fish nia   1  
113 branch word info xaxa-na   1  
114 leaf xau-na   1  
117 fruit fua   1  
122 water word info xanu   1  
124 sea aki   1  
129 moon pula   1  
130 star piʔu   1  
132 fog hau   1  
143 fire afi   1  
167 night poi   1  
170 when? word info aika   1  
172 to climb word info fane   1  
174 in, inside ļaļo   1  
177 this fe|ni   1  
178 that fe|na   1  
180 far kaoa   1  
183 thou o   1  
186 you [ama]   1  
188 what? word info tamanu   1  
198 Two word info -kua   1  
199 Three word info olu   1  
200 Four word info fa   1  
55 woman/female pifine   1, 106  
50 to dream mefi   1, 37  
182 I au   1, 21  
31 tooth lifo   1, 35  
2 left mawi   1, 59  
53 person/human being kamaʔa   1, 66  
184 he/she ina   1, 66  
48 to sleep maʔiku   1, 70  
103 meat/flesh pikio-   10  
107 worm (earthworm) waʔa maunu   10  
196 to count wakei   10  
165 bad, evil afelo   108  
140 dry word info mamaka   11  
127 woods/forest polu   112  
106 snake waʔa   12  
121 sand pie   12  
149 red xoa   12  
155 long word info mala   12  
1 hand pani   14  
152 small pusiko   14  
156 thin word info apapa   14  
25 neck ua   18  
47 to yawn mamawa   19  
28 to breathe ona fawenau   1?  
15 bone kui-   2  
57 husband ako   2  
65 rope wau   2  
115 root waxa   2  
145 smoke word info aku   2  
192 and ma   2  
192 and [me]   2  
68 needle tawi   20  
125 salt aki   20  
76 to live, be alive mamaʔa   21  
26 hair word info uko   23  
189 who? word info ini   24  
16 intestines pepea-   25  
27 nose nuke-   27  
134 thunder wikuku   2?  
45 eye pula-   3  
33 to laugh fali   3, 54  
181 where? word info ia   3?  
162 old word info lapunú < Tok Pisin? 42 L
119 earth/soil pie   44  
120 stone muko   48  
56 child naʔu   5  
144 to burn word info alu-ia   5  
3 right maʔau   5, 13  
153 big bawana   50  
171 to hide word info opaʔai   50  
71 to stab, pierce otome-ia   55  
133 rain maunu   55  
197 One word info xia   56  
10 dirty ļoļoa   6  
84 to plant faxo-ia   6  
85 to choose maʔi   6  
147 black axaxana   61  
5 to walk oʔali   63  
24 head taba-   68  
87 to swell word info popola   7  
100 wing pau-na   7  
137 to blow word info ukuf-ia < *urupi 71  
99 feather pukuto   72  
99 feather pukuo   72  
105 tail wawa   73  
161 shy, ashamed mafa   79  
46 to see maʔa-ia word for eye with suffix 8  
152 small kiki W. k < lenis *s 81, 83  
39 to cook word info unu   9  
52 to stand ofalakai   92  
52 to stand ufalakai   92  
166 correct, true faʔua   92  
135 lightning ukuku   93  
82 dull, blunt ļoʔe talu   X  

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