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Language: Varisi

Source/Author:  Blust, from Tryon & Hackman (1983) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:vrs  Glottocode: vari1239 
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      
5 to walk ŋgɔŋgɔrɔ go down    
5 to walk sipɔrɔ go down; irregular addition of extra final syllable    
5 to walk popoka go up    
8 to turn word info visuse      
29 to sniff, smell nɔnoli      
112 rotten word info monde      
129 moon inaŋga      
130 star ndomiri      
146 ash londu      
156 thin word info ramarama      
193 if ŋalu      
18 breast susu-   1  
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
45 eye mata-   1  
45 eye mata-na eye 1  
59 mother sina-   1  
59 mother sina-na mother 1  
60 father tama-   1  
60 father tama-na father 1  
65 rope tali   1  
108 louse word info utu   1  
128 sky rani   1  
163 new vuru   1  
165 bad, evil sakata   1  
183 thou arɔ   1  
184 he/she ia   1  
185 we word info ita mata   1  
185 we word info ituru maturu we (1du.incl) 1  
188 what? word info ava   1  
198 Two word info karua   1  
201 Five word info kalima five 1  
202 Six word info kaɔnɔmɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info kavitu seven 1  
210 One Thousand word info kameka mau one thousand 1  
186 you ramu mamu   1, 22  
182 I era   1, 24  
174 in, inside lɔmbɔrɔ   1, 6  
121 sand karak|ɔni   1, 60  
121 sand karakɔni sand 1, 60  
200 Four word info kavasi   1, 65  
111 fish iŋāna   1, 69  
7 to come lama   1, 85  
9 to swim mbaru   10  
41 to bite kambala   10  
44 to hear ɣata   10  
44 to hear ɣata hear 10  
52 to stand ndeɣere   10  
52 to stand ndeɣere stand 10  
90 to dig sɔla   10  
98 egg niŋga-   10  
98 egg niŋga-na egg 10  
153 big lavata   10  
80 to split word info lapete   11  
96 dog sika   11  
97 bird pale   11  
172 to climb word info popoka   11  
1 hand karisi -   12  
1 hand karisi-na arm 12  
12 skin kapɔtɔ-   12  
12 skin kapɔtɔ-na skin 12  
48 to sleep kamuku   12  
53 person/human being mbasɔe   12  
62 thatch/roof rɔpɔtɔ   12  
80 to split word info vela   12  
105 tail kupele-   12  
105 tail kupele-na tail 12  
110 spider kave   12  
132 fog kasuku   12  
142 heavy maŋgata   12  
144 to burn word info sumbi   12  
147 black pɔŋɔ   12  
167 night tɔtɔlɔŋɔ kuse   12  
167 night kuse night 12  
176 below pɔla-na   12  
204 Eight word info kazalu eight 12  
5 to walk ɣɔeneɣɔene   122  
5 to walk ɣɔeneɣɔene walk 122  
78 to cut, hack word info kɔmbɔrɔ   126  
42 to suck zɔrɔpe   13  
42 to suck ɔŋgɔpe   13  
73 to steal sikɔ   13  
87 to swell word info imbiri   13  
100 wing mbambalakuru-   13  
100 wing mbambalakuru-na wing 13  
116 flower ureure   13  
135 lightning kapi   13  
109 mosquito kukuvili   14  
123 to flow tazazara   14  
136 wind seva   14  
138 warm word info ila   14  
194 how? word info aviɣo   14  
194 how? word info aviɣo how? 14  
27 nose iŋɔrɔ-   15  
27 nose iŋɔrɔ-na nose 15  
37 to eat ŋaŋa   15  
77 to scratch word info kiraka   15  
83 to work word info zazu   15  
141 wet mbɔma   15  
179 near ɣarɔɣarɔ   15  
179 near ɣarɔɣarɔ near 15  
54 man/male valeke   15, 102  
154 short word info pusi   15?  
2 left ɣende - na   16  
2 left ɣende-na left 16  
13 back word info kakamu-   16  
13 back word info kakamu-na back 16  
21 to think nanau   16  
71 to stab, pierce paŋgɔ   16  
74 to kill vaevale   16  
106 snake ndɔle   16  
140 dry word info kandala   16  
151 green tɔtɔ   16  
180 far laŋgalaŋga   16  
196 to count ŋgana   16  
14 belly sɔpa-   17  
14 belly sɔpa-na belly 17  
16 intestines kuamba-   17  
16 intestines kuamba-na guts 17  
69 to hunt word info surapa   17  
72 to hit word info vae   17  
118 grass seuseu   17  
148 white kakasa   17  
160 painful, sick mɔkɔsɔ   17  
28 to breathe marapuɣo   18  
28 to breathe marapuɣo breathe 18  
33 to laugh kari   18  
67 to sew word info sira   18  
89 to hold word info palatarua   18  
131 cloud word info tɔmba   18  
206 Ten word info manɔɣa ten 18  
36 to spit sue   19, 88  
195 no, not kaeɣa   19, 15  
195 no, not kaeɣa no 19, 15  
185 we word info remu mi   2  
24 head kuzuku-   20  
24 head kuzuku-na head 20  
95 to fall word info suru   20  
20 to know, be knowledgeable rɔve   21  
66 to tie up, fasten punuke   21  
164 good velaka   21  
209 One Hundred word info kameka vasa one hundred 21  
5 to walk zazā go 22  
43 ear ŋgeŋgɛle-   22  
43 ear ŋgeŋgɛle-na ear 22  
88 to squeeze word info mɔsɔle   22  
78 to cut, hack word info ŋgeto   23  
78 to cut, hack word info ŋgetɔ cut (wood) 23  
81 sharp zɔɣɔtɔ   23  
81 sharp zɔɣɔtɔ sharp 23  
127 woods/forest sasaniŋga   23  
205 Nine word info kaia nine 23  
78 to cut, hack word info pota cut (string) 24  
177 this ndena   25  
187 they ria mara   25  
34 to cry ndae   27  
189 who? word info akena   28  
23 blood parasa-   29  
23 blood parasa-na blood 29  
79 stick/wood mɔki   3  
115 root ramutu-   3  
115 root ramutu-na root 3  
102 rat kuzu E Choiseul irreg reflex 3, 60  
117 fruit ure-   30  
117 fruit ure-na fruit 30  
26 hair word info pulu-na hair (body) 31  
197 One word info kala   31, 45  
56 child sale   32  
193 if tara   33, 30  
166 correct, true tɔtɔlɔŋo correct 35  
168 day musaŋgara   36  
149 red mesara   38  
114 leaf vekɔ-   39  
114 leaf vekɔ-na leaf 39  
181 where? word info andepa   3?  
199 Three word info kapisa   4  
155 long word info londa long 40  
49 to lie down word info kekele   42  
82 dull, blunt ndɔpu   42  
55 woman/female ŋgɔle kazi   42, 9  
137 to blow word info kikiuru   45  
9 to swim seŋge bathe 46  
88 to squeeze word info puŋgɔ   46  
112 rotten word info nɔli   46  
22 to fear sareki   47  
101 to fly mbauku   47  
103 meat/flesh manu-   47  
103 meat/flesh manu-na meat/flesh 47  
139 cold word info ririka   48  
150 yellow nɔmba   48  
152 small suka   48  
104 fat/grease lavata-   49  
104 fat/grease lavata-na fat/grease 49  
75 to die, be dead le   5  
3 right matau-na   5, 13  
37 to eat iɣe   51  
37 to eat iɣe eat 51  
157 thick word info tumatuma   51  
15 bone uri-   52  
15 bone uri-na bone 52  
30 mouth saŋge-   53  
30 mouth saŋge-na mouth 53  
64 to say iɣɔ   54  
64 to say iɣɔ say 54  
46 to see mia   55  
66 to tie up, fasten ŋgɔlɔ   55  
46 to see reŋane   56  
31 tooth sasaŋgema-   57  
31 tooth sasaŋgema-na tooth 57  
162 old word info valaka   58  
113 branch word info paŋgara-   6  
113 branch word info paŋgara-na branch 6  
170 when? word info avaŋalu   6  
122 water word info mbesi   6, 38  
119 earth/soil pua   60  
145 smoke word info kauku   60  
134 thunder pakala   65  
6 road/path zuka   7  
63 name vitɔŋɔ-   7  
63 name vitɔŋɔ-na name 7  
192 and   7  
32 tongue kalamea-   7, 14  
32 tongue kalamea-na tongue 7, 14  
162 old word info maŋgɔta   70  
185 we word info raru maru we (1du.excl) 70  
10 dirty pɔŋɔ   73  
51 to sit kɔlɔku   75  
35 to vomit lua   8  
40 to drink ɣembesi   8  
40 to drink ɣembesi drink 8  
61 house pande   8  
76 to live, be alive   8  
76 to live, be alive life 8  
99 feather sava-   8  
99 feather sava-na feather 8  
120 stone ipaka   8  
124 sea masi   8  
143 fire nakɔ   8  
25 neck kɔkɔli-   85  
25 neck kɔkɔli-na neck 85  
11 dust raɣu   9  
11 dust raɣu dust 9  
17 liver tɔtɔne-   9  
17 liver tɔtɔne-na liver 9  
133 rain nare   9  
169 year masirani   9  
4 leg/foot make -   96  
4 leg/foot make-na leg 96  
183 thou arɔ you (2sg) s  
78 to cut, hack word info vele cut nut x  
101 to fly sire fly (insect!) x  
108 louse word info ruina utu louse egg x  
162 old word info mbana old (thing) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -ŋgamu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you ramburu mburu you (2du) x  
187 they riru muru they (3du) x  

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