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Language: Cheke Holo

Source/Author:  G.M. White 
Notes:  Also known as A'ara, Marinde, Hograno 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Peng Du  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:Santa Isabel:East 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand khame   13  
2 left mairi   1, 59  
3 right hneta strong 11  
4 leg/foot ghahe   1  
5 to walk jaoja'o   22  
6 road/path nabrou   37  
7 to come mei   1  
8 to turn word info kale      
9 to swim aflo      
10 dirty thapa   76  
11 dust nuafi [?]    
12 skin guli   1  
13 back word info thagru   12  
14 belly thi'a   1  
15 bone hnubra   11  
16 intestines butu   42  
17 liver khebu   23  
18 breast chu'u   1  
19 shoulder fafra   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable lase   34  
21 to think [ghao]ghato   18  
22 to fear hmaghu   1  
23 blood dadara   1  
24 head pha'u   14  
25 neck grara bahbao (polite) 86  
25 neck bahbao bahbao (polite)    
26 hair word info khakla      
27 nose nebu n-ehu- 1  
28 to breathe phanga   44  
29 to sniff, smell gnahngi distant 54  
29 to sniff, smell gnahngo proximate 54  
30 mouth fÉ”flo   56  
31 tooth khe'i   9  
32 tongue glapi   21  
33 to laugh [mae]ma'e   63  
34 to cry tahni   1  
35 to vomit lu'a   8  
36 to spit kmisu   14, 22  
37 to eat ghamu   1, 43  
38 to chew word info ehu especially sugar cane    
39 to cook word info gahu      
40 to drink ko'u   30  
41 to bite kathu   13  
42 to suck chubo   33  
43 ear khuli   6  
44 to hear nohmi   31  
45 eye tatha   17  
46 to see filo chance resemblance with hilo in Nakanai, can't reconstruct proto form 59  
47 to yawn hohoa      
48 to sleep thuru   1  
49 to lie down word info lughu      
50 to dream mifi   1, 37  
51 to sit hgnokro   83  
52 to stand khegra   39  
53 person/human being naikno   13  
54 man/male mae   1  
54 man/male mahla'u   47  
55 woman/female naikno      
55 woman/female ga'ase   12  
56 child sua   9  
57 husband kheto[gna] her    
58 wife kheto[gna] his    
59 mother doghe ido (vocative) 29  
59 mother ido ido (vocative) 19  
60 father kma[gna]   1  
60 father mama (vocative) 1, 10  
61 house suga   9  
62 thatch/roof naota[sugo]   1?  
63 name nahnga[gna]   1, 18  
64 to say cheke   79  
65 rope phukri   17  
66 to tie up, fasten [pi]pigla   52  
67 to sew word info susuki   17, 48  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info hili (pig) 12  
70 to shoot word info fada      
71 to stab, pierce churu      
72 to hit word info a'aknu   50  
73 to steal blau   1, 11  
74 to kill falehe   16  
75 to die, be dead lehe   5  
76 to live, be alive kahra   40  
77 to scratch word info gharo   1  
78 to cut, hack word info rave   83  
78 to cut, hack word info toka   27  
79 stick/wood gaiju   1  
80 to split word info ahla   14  
81 sharp fnonu   75  
82 dull, blunt phuka   20  
83 to work word info loku   50  
84 to plant ja'i      
84 to plant jo'u      
85 to choose fahi   11  
86 to grow word info khotu      
87 to swell word info huge   38  
88 to squeeze word info poji   18  
89 to hold word info [lou]loku   60  
90 to dig dokha   3  
91 to buy foli   1  
92 to open, uncover fehra      
92 to open, uncover tora      
93 to pound, beat word info tuge   20, 2  
94 to throw word info fada      
94 to throw word info koko      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog khuma   13  
96 dog khau   17  
96 dog hmeke   65  
97 bird nahngaji   35  
98 egg nakredi   13  
99 feather khakla   9  
100 wing baghi   16  
101 to fly flalo   16  
102 rat nakhude   3  
102 rat nakhusi   3  
102 rat khukumede   3  
103 meat/flesh nafnahi   17  
104 fat/grease garofa   46  
105 tail gleghu   49  
106 snake mogho   48  
107 worm (earthworm) moadukhe [?]    
108 louse word info theli   18  
109 mosquito naungo   49  
110 spider khakafre   13  
111 fish sasa   45  
112 rotten word info boto   9, 70  
113 branch word info gaiju   8  
114 leaf khakla   15  
115 root glathi grabu - small root 25  
115 root grabu grabu - small root 26  
116 flower sisi   16  
117 fruit sisi      
117 fruit fu'a   1  
118 grass buburu   19  
119 earth/soil glose   43  
120 stone thina   24  
121 sand nusu   55  
122 water word info kho'u   7  
123 to flow britha   50  
124 sea thongna   44  
124 sea thibuhi   40  
125 salt tahi   20  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest mata   25  
128 sky gabro   43  
129 moon glaba   27  
130 star nathunu   1, 41  
131 cloud word info grokho dark cloud=gromno 20  
132 fog      
133 rain nakhete   29  
134 thunder fila close / loud 23  
134 thunder gugulu distant rumble 2  
135 lightning nakafli   13  
136 wind nuri   68  
137 to blow word info nuinuri      
137 to blow word info gagahafa      
137 to blow word info ifu   5  
138 warm word info brana   60  
139 cold word info reka   48  
140 dry word info kapra      
140 dry word info moja   62  
141 wet bothu   54  
142 heavy tahu   15  
143 fire kha'agi   29  
144 to burn word info tunu   1  
145 smoke word info khujo   64  
146 ash nakrofu   25  
147 black pipito   11  
148 white vegha   19  
149 red ukru   22  
150 yellow ngonge   9  
150 yellow kopi   53  
151 green kakahra   23  
152 small ikoi   54  
153 big bi'o   53  
154 short word info kmo'e   17  
155 long word info brahu   16  
156 thin word info nihmi gagaro (body)    
156 thin word info gagaro gagaro (body) 31  
157 thick word info thuta   16  
158 narrow gobro      
159 wide krepa      
160 painful, sick kahru      
160 painful, sick fogra   19  
161 shy, ashamed mamaja   1  
162 old word info thiatifa   63  
162 old word info bi'o      
163 new majaghani   29  
164 good keli   23  
165 bad, evil di'a   14  
166 correct, true doglo doglo (straight)    
166 correct, true tuani doglo (straight) 37  
167 night bongi   1  
168 day na|rane   6  
169 year finogha   11  
170 when? word info niha   1, 24  
171 to hide word info phoru      
172 to climb word info haghe   2  
172 to climb word info grafa      
173 at ka   9  
174 in, inside lamna   29  
175 above kligna      
176 below phari   14  
177 this igne ao = held 1  
177 this ao ao = held 23  
178 that igno      
178 that ana ana = visible 1  
179 near namo   18  
180 far ga'u   20  
180 far brahu      
181 where? word info heva   10  
182 I iara   1, 24  
183 thou iagho   1  
184 he/she na'a   15  
184 he/she mana   1, 8  
185 we word info ta|pa incl. 2 30  
185 we word info tatilo 3    
185 we word info tahati >3 31  
185 we word info ghepa excl. 2    
185 we word info ghetilo 3    
185 we word info ghehati >3    
186 you ghopa 2 x  
186 you ghotilo >2    
187 they repa males and male spp. x  
187 they retilo males and male spp. x  
187 they rehati males and male spp. x  
187 they phia mare males and male spp. x  
187 they tilomare males and male spp. x  
187 they mare males and male spp. x  
188 what? word info uhna   35  
189 who? word info hei   1  
190 other keha      
191 all fate'o      
191 all hnigho      
192 and nei persons 33  
192 and ghe persons 1  
193 if ne..nu if? then 36  
194 how? word info neha   16  
195 no, not the'o   18  
196 to count kaha   10  
196 to count ae'ahe   10  
197 One word info kaisei   32, 49  
197 One word info kaha   32  
198 Two word info phiei   6  
198 Two word info pea   6  
199 Three word info thiloi   1  
199 Three word info tilo   1  
200 Four word info fati   1, 65  
200 Four word info fati   1, 65  
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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