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

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