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

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