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Language: Varisi

Source/Author:  Blust, from Tryon & Hackman (1983) 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Penny Keenan  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:Choiseul 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
19 shoulder      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
57 husband      
58 wife      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
107 worm (earthworm)      
125 salt      
126 lake      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
173 at      
175 above      
178 that      
190 other      
191 all      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
1 hand karisi -   12  
2 left ɣende - na   16  
3 right matau-na   5, 13  
4 leg/foot make -   96  
5 to walk ɣɔeneɣɔene   122  
6 road/path zuka   7  
7 to come lama   1, 85  
8 to turn word info visuse      
9 to swim mbaru   10  
10 dirty pɔŋɔ   73  
11 dust raɣu   9  
12 skin kapɔtɔ-   12  
13 back word info kakamu-   16  
14 belly sɔpa-   17  
15 bone uri-   52  
16 intestines kuamba-   17  
17 liver tɔtɔne-   9  
18 breast susu-   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable rɔve   21  
21 to think nanau   16  
22 to fear sareki   47  
23 blood parasa-   29  
24 head kuzuku-   20  
25 neck kɔkɔli-   85  
27 nose iŋɔrɔ-   15  
28 to breathe marapuɣo   18  
29 to sniff, smell nɔnoli      
30 mouth saŋge-   53  
31 tooth sasaŋgema-   57  
32 tongue kalamea-   7, 14  
33 to laugh kari   18  
34 to cry ndae   27  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit sue   19, 88  
37 to eat ŋaŋa   15  
37 to eat iɣe   51  
40 to drink ɣembesi   8  
41 to bite kambala   10  
42 to suck zɔrɔpe   13  
42 to suck ɔŋgɔpe   13  
43 ear ŋgeŋgɛle-   22  
44 to hear ɣata   10  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see mia   55  
46 to see reŋane   56  
48 to sleep kamuku   12  
49 to lie down word info kekele   10  
51 to sit kɔlɔku   75  
52 to stand ndeɣere   10  
53 person/human being mbasɔe   12  
54 man/male valeke   15, 102  
55 woman/female ŋgɔle kazi   42, 9  
56 child sale   32  
59 mother sina-   1  
60 father tama-   1  
61 house pande   8  
62 thatch/roof rɔpɔtɔ   12  
63 name vitɔŋɔ-   7  
64 to say iɣɔ   54  
65 rope tali   1  
66 to tie up, fasten punuke   21  
66 to tie up, fasten ŋgɔlɔ   55  
67 to sew word info sira   18  
69 to hunt word info surapa   17  
71 to stab, pierce paŋgɔ   16  
72 to hit word info vae   17  
73 to steal sikɔ   13  
74 to kill vaevale   16  
75 to die, be dead le   5  
76 to live, be alive   8  
77 to scratch word info kiraka   15  
78 to cut, hack word info kɔmbɔrɔ   126  
78 to cut, hack word info ŋgeto   23  
79 stick/wood mɔki   3  
80 to split word info lapete   11  
80 to split word info vela   12  
81 sharp zɔɣɔtɔ   23  
82 dull, blunt ndɔpu   42  
83 to work word info zazu   15  
87 to swell word info imbiri   13  
88 to squeeze word info puŋgɔ   46  
88 to squeeze word info mɔsɔle   22  
89 to hold word info palatarua   18  
90 to dig sɔla   10  
95 to fall word info suru   20  
96 dog sika   11  
97 bird pale   11  
98 egg niŋga-   10  
99 feather sava-   8  
100 wing mbambalakuru-   13  
101 to fly mbauku   47  
103 meat/flesh manu-   47  
104 fat/grease lavata-   49  
105 tail kupele-   12  
106 snake ndɔle   16  
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito kukuvili   14  
110 spider kave   12  
111 fish iŋāna   1, 69  
112 rotten word info nɔli   46  
112 rotten word info monde      
113 branch word info paŋgara-   6  
114 leaf vekɔ-   39  
115 root ramutu-   3  
116 flower ureure   13  
117 fruit ure-   30  
118 grass seuseu   17  
119 earth/soil pua   60  
120 stone ipaka   8  
121 sand karak|ɔni   1, 60  
122 water word info mbesi   6, 38  
123 to flow tazazara   14  
124 sea masi   8  
127 woods/forest sasaniŋga   23  
128 sky rani   1  
129 moon inaŋga      
130 star ndomiri      
131 cloud word info tɔmba   18  
132 fog kasuku   12  
133 rain nare   9  
134 thunder pakala   65  
135 lightning kapi   13  
136 wind seva   14  
137 to blow word info kikiuru   45  
138 warm word info ila   14  
139 cold word info ririka   48  
140 dry word info kandala   16  
141 wet mbɔma   15  
142 heavy maŋgata   12  
143 fire nakɔ   8  
144 to burn word info sumbi   12  
145 smoke word info kauku   60  
146 ash londu      
147 black pɔŋɔ   12  
148 white kakasa   17  
149 red mesara   38  
150 yellow nɔmba   48  
151 green tɔtɔ   16  
152 small suka   48  
153 big lavata   10  
154 short word info pusi   15?  
156 thin word info ramarama      
157 thick word info tumatuma   51  
160 painful, sick mɔkɔsɔ   17  
162 old word info valaka   58  
162 old word info maŋgɔta   70  
163 new vuru   1  
164 good velaka   21  
165 bad, evil sakata   1  
167 night tɔtɔlɔŋɔ kuse   12  
168 day musaŋgara   36  
169 year masirani   9  
170 when? word info avaŋalu   6  
172 to climb word info popoka   11  
174 in, inside lɔmbɔrɔ   1, 6  
176 below pɔla-na   12  
177 this ndena   25  
179 near ɣarɔɣarɔ   15  
180 far laŋgalaŋga   16  
181 where? word info andepa   3?  
182 I era   1, 24  
183 thou arɔ   1  
184 he/she ia   1  
185 we word info ita mata   1  
185 we word info remu mi   2  
186 you ramu mamu   1, 22  
187 they ria mara   25  
188 what? word info ava   1  
189 who? word info akena   28  
192 and   7  
193 if tara   33, 30  
193 if ŋalu      
194 how? word info aviɣo   14  
195 no, not kaeɣa   19, 15  
196 to count ŋgana   16  
197 One word info kala   31, 45  
198 Two word info karua   1  
199 Three word info kapisa   4  
200 Four word info kavasi   1, 65  
1 hand karisi-na arm 12  
13 back word info kakamu-na back 16  
9 to swim seŋge bathe 46  
14 belly sɔpa-na belly 17  
23 blood parasa-na blood 29  
15 bone uri-na bone 52  
113 branch word info paŋgara-na branch 6  
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
28 to breathe marapuɣo breathe 18  
166 correct, true tɔtɔlɔŋo correct 35  
78 to cut, hack word info pota cut (string) 24  
78 to cut, hack word info ŋgetɔ cut (wood) 23  
78 to cut, hack word info vele cut nut x  
40 to drink ɣembesi drink 8  
11 dust raɣu dust 9  
102 rat kuzu E Choiseul irreg reflex 3, 60  
43 ear ŋgeŋgɛle-na ear 22  
37 to eat iɣe eat 51  
98 egg niŋga-na egg 10  
204 Eight word info kazalu eight 12  
45 eye mata-na eye 1  
104 fat/grease lavata-na fat/grease 49  
60 father tama-na father 1  
99 feather sava-na feather 8  
201 Five word info kalima five 1  
101 to fly sire fly (insect!) x  
117 fruit ure-na fruit 30  
5 to walk zazā go 22  
5 to walk ŋgɔŋgɔrɔ go down    
5 to walk sipɔrɔ go down; irregular addition of extra final syllable    
5 to walk popoka go up    
16 intestines kuamba-na guts 17  
26 hair word info pulu-na hair (body) 31  
24 head kuzuku-na head 20  
44 to hear ɣata hear 10  
194 how? word info aviɣo how? 14  
114 leaf vekɔ-na leaf 39  
2 left ɣende-na left 16  
4 leg/foot make-na leg 96  
76 to live, be alive life 8  
17 liver tɔtɔne-na liver 9  
155 long word info londa long 40  
108 louse word info ruina utu louse egg x  
103 meat/flesh manu-na meat/flesh 47  
59 mother sina-na mother 1  
30 mouth saŋge-na mouth 53  
63 name vitɔŋɔ-na name 7  
179 near ɣarɔɣarɔ near 15  
25 neck kɔkɔli-na neck 85  
167 night kuse night 12  
205 Nine word info kaia nine 23  
195 no, not kaeɣa no 19, 15  
27 nose iŋɔrɔ-na nose 15  
162 old word info mbana old (thing) x  
209 One Hundred word info kameka vasa one hundred 21  
210 One Thousand word info kameka mau one thousand 1  
115 root ramutu-na root 3  
121 sand karakɔni sand 1, 60  
64 to say iɣɔ say 54  
203 Seven word info kavitu seven 1  
81 sharp zɔɣɔtɔ sharp 23  
202 Six word info kaɔnɔmɔ six 1  
12 skin kapɔtɔ-na skin 12  
52 to stand ndeɣere stand 10  
105 tail kupele-na tail 12  
206 Ten word info manɔɣa ten 18  
187 they riru muru they (3du) x  
32 tongue kalamea-na tongue 7, 14  
31 tooth sasaŋgema-na tooth 57  
5 to walk ɣɔeneɣɔene walk 122  
185 we word info raru maru we (1du.excl) 70  
185 we word info ituru maturu we (1du.incl) 1  
100 wing mbambalakuru-na wing 13  
186 you ramburu mburu you (2du) x  
183 thou arɔ you (2sg) s  
186 you -ŋgamu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  

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