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

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