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Language: Rennellese

Source/Author:  POLLEX 2000 (Bruce Biggs & Ross Clark) 
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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:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Central Pacific:East Fijian-Polynesian:Polynesian:Nuclear:Samoic-Outlier:Futunic 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
84 to plant      
159 wide      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
68 needle lagu Wing bone of flying-fox, (sewing) needle B. (Bst.1987)    
89 to hold word info ʔoso hold    
158 narrow 'omi      
165 bad, evil soŋo bad    
177 this ia Source- ACD: demonstrative: this, that, there, another,    
1 hand gima Hand, arm, five (Ebt) 1  
6 road/path aga Road 1  
12 skin kigi Skin 1  
17 liver àte Liver (Ebt) 1  
18 breast uu Nipple, breast 1  
22 to fear mataku Be afraid, cowardly (Ebt) 1  
24 head 'ugu Head, hair of the head (Ebt) 1  
27 nose isu- nose, beak, swelling 1  
28 to breathe haka/maanaba/ Breath 1  
28 to breathe manaba/ànga Breath, breathing (Ebt) 1  
28 to breathe manaba Breath 1  
30 mouth haha/nga Mouth 1  
31 tooth niho Tooth (Ebt) 1  
34 to cry tangi Cry, weep, sound, ring (Ebt) 1  
43 ear taginga Ear (Ebt) 1  
44 to hear goŋo News, report, message, hear, listen, feel, taste (Ebt) 1  
45 eye mata Eye, face (Ebt) 1  
46 to see kite Look, see, find (Ebt) 1  
59 mother tinana Mother, have a mother (Ebt) 1  
60 father tama/u Father [<] 1 L
62 thatch/roof àto Thatch, to thatch (Ebt) 1  
68 needle au Tattooing needle (Ebt) 1  
70 to shoot word info hana Shoot, as arrow, bow, speargun (Ebt) 1  
75 to die, be dead mate Be dead, dying, faint, unconscious (Ebt) 1  
79 stick/wood gaàkau Tree, bush, shrub, log, stick (Ebt) 1  
85 to choose higi Choose, select, vote (Ebt) 1  
86 to grow word info tupu Sprout, grow; growth (Ebt) 1  
90 to dig kegi Dig v, especially tubers (Ebt) 1  
92 to open, uncover huke Source ACD: to open, as an oven; to dig out, as a canoe 1  
97 bird manu Fauna except human beings (Ebt) 1  
108 louse word info kutu Louse (Ebt) 1  
109 mosquito namu Mosquito (Ebt) 1  
110 spider gaba Spider (Ebt). B. [<] 1 L
111 fish ika Source ACD: Fish, turtle 1  
113 branch word info gaà Branch 1  
114 leaf gau Leaf, bark, as of hibiscus (Ebt) 1  
117 fruit hua Fruit, nut, seed, bulbil, berry, egg (Ebt) 1  
120 stone hatu Stone, rock, coral (Ebt) 1  
120 stone balu- Fossilised prefix to several types of stone B. (Bst.1987 1  
121 sand 'one Sand, sand or rubble beach (Ebt) 1  
124 sea tai Ocean, lake, saltwater (Ebt) 1  
126 lake gano Lake (Ebt) 1  
128 sky gangi Sky 1  
130 star hetu'u Star, constellation (Ebt) 1  
133 rain 'ua Rain n, rain v (Ebt) 1  
140 dry word info maamala To dry or be dry (Bst.1987) 1  
143 fire ahi Fire (Ebt) 1  
149 red mea Red, reddish, very angry (Ebt) 1  
156 thin word info maanihi Be thin (general term) (Ebt) 1  
160 painful, sick masaki Sickness, sick person (Ebt) 1  
161 shy, ashamed maa Ashamed 1  
162 old word info matuʔa old (person) 1  
163 new ho'ou New, fresh (Ebt) 1  
167 night poo Night, become night (Ebt) 1  
169 year ta'u Season (Ebt) 1  
173 at i At (preposed particle) 1  
178 that ia Source- ACD: demonstrative: this, that, there, another, 1  
183 thou koe Second person singular, thou 1  
183 thou koe Second person singular, thou 1  
184 he/she ia He, she 1  
185 we word info kita(a)- First person inclusive marker (Ebt) 1  
188 what? word info aa What? (Ebt) 1  
189 who? word info ai Who? 1  
198 Two word info gua Two, second, twice (Ebt) 1  
199 Three word info togu Three, third (Ebt) 1  
201 Five word info gima Hand, arm, five (Ebt).(Source: Pollex) 1  
202 Six word info ono six 1  
203 Seven word info hitu Seven, seventh (Ebt).(Source: Pollex) 1  
151 green moto Green and nearly fully formed 1, 10  
4 leg/foot ba'e Leg, foot (Ebt) 1, 100  
187 they kiŋgatou they (3pl) 1, 19  
132 fog kohu Emit smoke or steam (Ebt) 1, 47  
168 day ào Day, daylight (Ebt) 1, 54  
168 day àso Time, day, season (Ebt) 1, 54  
171 to hide word info mumuni Hide (intransitive) 1, 67  
138 warm word info mahana Be warm, as food (Ebt) 1, 72  
11 dust pebu dust 1, 74  
11 dust ɣebu dust 1, 74  
76 to live, be alive ma'ugi Life, alive, soul, skull, in good health (Ebt) 1, 76  
71 to stab, pierce suki Pierce, puncture, sting (Ebt) 1, 8  
55 woman/female hahine Woman 1, 106  
182 I au First person singular pronoun (Focus) 1, 21  
182 I kau Portmanteau pronoun, first person singular I (Ebt) [<] 1, 21 L
40 to drink b/inu/-mia Drink (Ebt) 1, 34  
113 branch word info gaàkau Tree, bush, shrub, log, stick (Ebt) 1, 4  
55 woman/female -hine Female 1, 41  
7 to come a'u Come (singular) 1, 44  
37 to eat kai Food, eat 1, 44  
139 cold word info makagigi Somewhat cold, as food (Ebt) 1, 52  
100 wing kapakau Wing (Ebt) 1, 59  
53 person/human being tangata Man, male, person (Ebt) 1, 66  
136 wind matangi Wind n, weather, position of wind, eastern (Ebt) 1, 66  
200 Four word info haa Four 1, 66  
107 worm (earthworm) sugati Earthworm (Ebt) 1, 8  
19 shoulder uma(a) Attachment of shoulder to arm (Ebt) 10  
28 to breathe ngaa/ekeeke Pant, breathe hard 10  
39 to cook word info ta'o Cook in any way except over an open fire (Ebt) 10  
48 to sleep moe Sleep, lie down, have sex (Ebt) 10  
72 to hit word info taa Hit, strike, cut, kill (Ebt) 10  
88 to squeeze word info gomi Press a little (Ebt) 10  
119 earth/soil kege Earth, ground, dirt, land, soil, world (Ebt) 10  
123 to flow tahe Float, drift (Ebt) 10  
124 sea moana Sea beyond the reef, ocean (Ebt) 10  
160 painful, sick mamae Hurt v,pain (Ebt) 10  
24 head poko/'ugu Skull 10, 62  
195 no, not siʔai no 10, 83  
195 no, not siai no 10, 84  
2 left sema Left hand, left (Ebt) 11  
13 back word info tuʔa back 11  
66 to tie up, fasten ha'u To tie, lash, as with sinnet 11  
101 to fly gege Jump, fly, leap, swing (Ebt) 11  
141 wet sūʔia wet 11  
150 yellow hegohego Be yellow (Ebt) 11  
194 how? word info pehea How? 11  
42 to suck umi Suck, hold in mouth (Ebt) 12  
72 to hit word info sasa Slash grass 12  
101 to fly eba Soar (Ebt) 12  
102 rat kioge Rat 12  
104 fat/grease sinu/sinu Greasy, fat, rich 12  
106 snake ngata Pacific Boa 12  
131 cloud word info ào Cloud 12  
150 yellow senga/senga Yellowish-red, as a pimple or a boil 12  
155 long word info goa Length, tallness (Ebt) 12  
54 man/male tangata Man, male, person (Ebt) 12, 14  
152 small ìti/ìti Be small, not much (Ebt) 121  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ìgo/ìgo Know, understand, be wise (Ebt) 13  
66 to tie up, fasten nati tie v 13  
67 to sew word info tui Sew, string together, awl (Ebt) 13  
72 to hit word info paa Strike, touch, hit, slap, bat (Ebt) 13  
105 tail siku tail 13  
112 rotten word info paga Rotten, as taro (Ebt) 13  
118 grass mutie General name for grasses (Ebt) 13  
140 dry word info magoo Dead or dry, as leaves (Ebt) 13  
145 smoke word info kohu Emit smoke or steam (Ebt) 13  
149 red kuga Red 13  
153 big hua'eha (Ebt) 13  
153 big 'eha Big (Ebt) 13  
153 big gau'eha Wide (Ebt) 13  
180 far mama'o Be far, distant (Ebt) 13  
191 all kaatoa All, everyone, entire (Ebt) 13  
61 house hage House, hut, building (Ebt) 14  
69 to hunt word info ihoʔaki hunt 14  
88 to squeeze word info kukumi Clench, squeeze, shut, as scissors (Ebt) 14  
95 to fall word info too To fall, descend, swoop, alight (Ebt) 14  
103 meat/flesh kano Flesh or meat of anything; substance (Ebt) 14  
104 fat/grease ngako Fat, grease, pus (Ebt) 14  
112 rotten word info popo Rotten, as wood or teeth (Ebt) 14  
127 woods/forest bao Forest, Forest area (Ebt) 14  
134 thunder hatutigi Thunder, thunderbolt (Ebt) 14  
191 all hugi All, everyone, freely, do unanimously (Ebt) 14  
81 sharp hakakaa Sharpen 14, 17  
81 sharp kakai To be sharp 14, 67  
8 to turn word info takahugi To turn over something, turn around, turn a corner, turn away (as from sin), repent (Ebt) 15  
32 tongue àgego Tongue 15  
66 to tie up, fasten noà Tie, bind (Ebt) 15  
127 woods/forest 'ugu Garden or planted clump of plants, trees (Ebt) 15  
51 to sit noho Stay, live, sit, exist; to be left (Ebt) 16  
78 to cut, hack word info sege Cut, slice, butcher, circumcise (Ebt) 16  
186 you koutou You, plural (Ebt) 16  
20 to know, be knowledgeable maatino Realise, know, perceive (Ebt) 17  
36 to spit ŋaʔesu spit 17  
25 neck Neck, throat 18  
193 if poi if 18  
47 to yawn mamaba Yawn 19  
47 to yawn mababa Yawn 19  
86 to grow word info ma/lubu To grow, sprout B. (Bst) 1?  
30 mouth ngutu Mouth, beak, orifice 2  
52 to stand tu'u Stand, upright, to be 2  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki Beat, strike, pound, smash (Ebt) 2  
115 root paìaà Roots 2  
122 water word info bai Water 2  
145 smoke word info àu/ahi Smoke 2  
145 smoke word info àuahi Smoke (Ebt) 2  
185 we word info kimaa First person dual exclusive preposed pronoun (Ebt) [<] 2 L
192 and ma And 2  
209 One Hundred word info gau One hundred (Ebt).(Source: Pollex) 2  
210 One Thousand word info mano A thousand (pairs of yams etc.) (Ebt), A thousand counting units (Ebt)..(Source: Pollex) 2  
125 salt tai (salt water) 20  
190 other gaa There, some, other (Ebt) 25  
83 to work word info haihekau work 26  
170 when? word info ʔaso hea when? 27, 5  
77 to scratch word info aŋgaaŋga scratch 29  
154 short word info puku To be short (Ebt) 3  
157 thick word info maatogu Thick, as a knife or a mat, crowded (Ebt) 3  
204 Eight word info baŋgu eight 3  
210 One Thousand word info ahe A thousand (pairs of yams etc.) (Ebt), A thousand counting units (Ebt)..(Source: Pollex) 3  
181 where? word info hea Which? what? where? (Ebt) 3, 35  
26 hair word info hugu Body-hair, feathers (Ebt) 31  
3 right maui right 32  
172 to climb word info kake Climb up (Ebt) 32  
16 intestines ɣoɣuɣoɣu guts 35  
50 to dream miti Dream, to dream (Ebt) 36  
57 husband matuà Husband, family head; become old, mature (Ebt) 36  
134 thunder mana   37  
129 moon maa-sina Moon, month (Ebt) 37, 5  
116 flower laka flower 38  
23 blood toto Blood, sap (Ebt) 4  
197 One word info tasi One (Ebt) 41  
197 One word info tahi One (Ebt) [<] 41 L
165 bad, evil māseʔi bad 42, 1?  
179 near hitaiaki near 43  
162 old word info tauiku old (person) 44  
29 to sniff, smell puìa Smell, sniff, as from afar (Ebt) 45?  
142 heavy mamaha Heavy, imperfect, poor, sad, (Ebt) 46  
64 to say heŋgeu say 48  
9 to swim kakau Swim (Ebt) 5  
80 to split word info hahaʔa split 5  
98 egg hua fruit, nut, seed, bulbil, berry; egg, 5  
99 feather pala Feather 5  
174 in, inside goto Inside, interior, centre, lagoon inside reef (Ebt) 5  
206 Ten word info angahugu Ten.(Source: Pollex) 5  
205 Nine word info iba Nine (Ebt).(Source: Pollex) 5, 66  
58 wife hiimatuà Wife (Ebt) 5, 9  
82 dull, blunt paluɣa blunt 50  
15 bone ibi Bone 52, 5  
78 to cut, hack word info motu Break, sever,as a string (Ebt) 54, 14  
89 to hold word info pipiki hold 56  
164 good ŋgaoi good 58  
58 wife higimatuà Wife (Ebt) 5?, 9  
5 to walk sa'ege Go, approach (esp. for sex), advance in battle (Ebt) 6  
49 to lie down word info moe Sleep, lie down, have sex (Ebt) 6  
56 child tama Child, son of a female (Ebt) 6  
63 name ingoa Name, expression, to be named (Ebt) 6  
72 to hit word info paki/a Hit (Ebt) 6  
126 lake goto Lagoon inside reef (Ebt) 6  
137 to blow word info pusi Blow, as flute or the wind (Ebt) 6  
144 to burn word info tutu Ignite, light (Ebt) 6  
56 child tamagiki Children (Ebt) 6, 63  
56 child tamaìtiìti Child, infant, baby (Ebt) 6, 64  
94 to throw word info tupe   66  
152 small giki Small 66  
71 to stab, pierce soka Pierce 67  
146 ash gehu Ashes (Ebt) 67  
10 dirty pagapaga Soft, as spoiled baked fish, soaked geemugi nuts (Ebt) 7  
33 to laugh kata Laugh v, ridicule, deride (Ebt) 7  
73 to steal kaiaà Steal, rob, commit adultery (Ebt) 7  
86 to grow word info somo Grow, as small new branches on tree (Ebt) 7  
87 to swell word info huhuga swell up, be swollen 7  
96 dog kugi Dog 7  
144 to burn word info tuungia To be burned or on fire (Ebt) 7  
147 black 'ugi Black, dark blue, brown, darkish colour, dirty (Ebt) 7  
35 to vomit gua Throw up, vomit (Ebt) (*l > g regular - JL) 8  
38 to chew word info ngau Chew, as pandanus, sugar-cane, betel nut; bite (Ebt) 8  
41 to bite uʔu bite 8  
42 to suck miti Suck or draw in (Ebt) 8  
46 to see mata Look at 8  
72 to hit word info tuki Beat, strike, pound, smash (Ebt) 8  
74 to kill taa Hit, strike, cut, kill (Ebt) 8  
137 to blow word info angi Blow (of wind, breeze) (Ebt) 8  
137 to blow word info taigi Blow gently 8  
148 white tea White, light-coloured (Ebt) 8  
154 short word info leka Small portion, to be small 8  
166 correct, true tonu Correct, right, satisfactory (Ebt) 8  
176 below gago Below, under (Ebt) 8  
196 to count tau Count, enumerate (Ebt) 8  
14 belly manaba Abdomen, navel, navel-cord, breath, fontanel, breathe (Ebt) 9  
21 to think maanatu Remember, think, belief (Ebt) 9  
65 rope tauga Rope, line, to tie (Ebt) 9  
68 needle sika Net needle (Ebt) 9  
78 to cut, hack word info koti Cut, clip 9  
91 to buy tauì Sell, buy, barter, pay, trade (Ebt) 9  
135 lightning gapa To flash, as lightning 9  
154 short word info poto/poto Short 9  
175 above à/gunga/ Above 9  
152 small poto/poto Short x  
162 old word info poepoe old (thing) x  
162 old word info bebe old (thing) x  
182 I -ku First person singular (Possessive) x  
186 you kougua Second person dual pronoun, you (Ebt) x  
187 they kiŋgāua they (3du) x  

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