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

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