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

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