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Language: Sa'a

Source/Author:  Blust from: Ivens (1929) 
Notes:  Ivens, W. G. (1929). Dictionary and grammar of the language of Sa'a and Ulawa, Solomon Islands. Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington  
Data Entry:  Typed By: Debasish Roy  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Southeast Solomonic:Malaita-San Cristobal:Malaita:Southern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand nime   1, 66  
2 left mäu|meuli irregular reflex of *w 1, 59  
3 right pwalopwalo   43  
4 leg/foot ʔae irregular *q > ʔ 1  
5 to walk awe      
6 road/path tala   1  
7 to come lae   87  
8 to turn word info äliiu irregular addition of initial syllable 2  
9 to swim olo   74  
10 dirty madaʔa   77  
10 dirty mwakanoʔa   78  
11 dust wasawasa 75    
12 skin teʔeteʔe-   33  
13 back word info kolu-   60  
13 back word info puri-   3, 84  
14 belly ie      
14 belly opwa-   36  
15 bone suisuli-   52  
16 intestines opwa   16  
17 liver sae   1  
18 breast susu-   1  
19 shoulder ahala- irregular addition of initial vowel 1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable manatai   33, 103  
20 to know, be knowledgeable saai irregular *e > a 35  
21 to think neʔisae   49  
22 to fear mäʔu   1  
23 blood ʔäpu-   5  
24 head pwäu   9  
25 neck lue-   18  
26 hair word info uhu   13, 55  
27 nose pwälusu   1, 12  
28 to breathe maŋo   47  
29 to sniff, smell nono wäsu   50, 102  
30 mouth dawa-      
30 mouth wawa-   1  
31 tooth niho-   1  
32 tongue mea-   7  
33 to laugh mwäsi   58  
34 to cry ŋara   5  
35 to vomit moa irregular *u > o 1  
36 to spit ŋisu   14, 58  
37 to eat ŋäu   15  
37 to eat ŋaa irregular *u > a 15  
38 to chew word info ŋäsi   12  
39 to cook word info kooŋi      
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite ala   1  
42 to suck susu   25  
42 to suck ome   17, 84  
43 ear äliŋe irregular *a > e 1  
44 to hear kawai      
45 eye maa-   1  
46 to see kerehi      
46 to see leesi   14, 94  
47 to yawn ähi|mawa   19, 33  
48 to sleep maʔahu   58, 59  
49 to lie down word info eno   1  
50 to dream maʔahu pole   32, 10  
51 to sit iʔo   87  
52 to stand taʔe   9  
52 to stand ure   40  
53 person/human being inoni   10  
54 man/male mwane   1  
55 woman/female huʔe   48  
56 child mwela   8  
57 husband poro   22  
58 wife huʔe   19  
59 mother nike-   32  
60 father ama-   1  
61 house nume irregular * R > n 1, 49  
62 thatch/roof raho   43  
63 name sata   1, 18  
64 to say unu   70  
65 rope äli   1  
66 to tie up, fasten pwäsu   63  
67 to sew word info täuri   55  
68 needle sulitelu   19  
68 needle raapea      
69 to hunt word info haʔawasi   15  
70 to shoot word info hana   1  
71 to stab, pierce toromi   58  
72 to hit word info uʔi      
73 to steal peli   12  
74 to kill haʔamaesi   2  
75 to die, be dead mae   1  
76 to live, be alive mäuri   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info käru   44  
78 to cut, hack word info hile      
78 to cut, hack word info ihu      
78 to cut, hack word info rofo      
79 stick/wood ʔäi   1  
80 to split word info waʔa   32  
81 sharp wawanuʔe      
82 dull, blunt komu   17  
83 to work word info äsu   13  
84 to plant häsi [= plant taro] 12  
85 to choose hili   1  
86 to grow word info pwito      
87 to swell word info suu   50  
88 to squeeze word info loosi   19  
88 to squeeze word info momo      
89 to hold word info hele   63  
90 to dig eli   1  
91 to buy holi   1  
92 to open, uncover ihesi   15  
93 to pound, beat word info säu   4  
94 to throw word info ato   13  
95 to fall word info toli   69  
96 dog ʔusu   57  
97 bird mänu   1  
98 egg hoi menu      
99 feather ihu   7  
100 wing apaapa   1, 12  
101 to fly loho   1  
102 rat asuhe   3  
103 meat/flesh häsiʔo-   10, 65  
104 fat/grease räkuhe   17  
105 tail ʔuʔiʔi   1, 57  
106 snake mwaa   12  
107 worm (earthworm) mwaadule   10  
108 louse word info pote   21  
109 mosquito sime   13  
110 spider lawa   1  
111 fish iʔe   1  
112 rotten word info käsu   57  
113 branch word info sara   1, 17  
114 leaf räu   1  
115 root imiimi-   27  
116 flower taka   12  
117 fruit hue- [one, of fruits] 1  
118 grass hahalisi   1  
119 earth/soil ano   1  
120 stone häu   1  
121 sand one   1  
122 water word info wäi   2  
123 to flow ahe   10  
124 sea äsi   1  
125 salt äsi   20  
126 lake lama   8  
127 woods/forest meʔesu irregular *a > e 21, 77  
127 woods/forest wäpu   22  
128 sky ileŋi      
128 sky loa   37  
128 sky salo   13  
129 moon waarowaaro   38  
130 star heʔu   1, 51  
131 cloud word info uru      
132 fog waha   46  
133 rain nemo   34  
134 thunder loulou   20  
135 lightning waʔariʔiriʔi   51  
136 wind däŋi      
137 to blow word info iru irregular *o > i 58, 59  
137 to blow word info ooru   58  
137 to blow word info uhi   4  
138 warm word info madoro   62  
139 cold word info mamaudi   63  
140 dry word info ʔaʔate   77  
140 dry word info raŋo   1, 85  
140 dry word info mamata   11  
141 wet medo   69  
142 heavy hie   41  
143 fire duŋe   32  
144 to burn word info uunu   1  
145 smoke word info pwäʔu      
146 ash pwasaora   42  
147 black pulu   10  
148 white reʔa   54  
148 white mero      
149 red noro   58  
150 yellow saosaola   52  
151 green marawa   13  
152 small morumoru      
152 small riʔi [rare] 66  
153 big loʔa      
153 big laha rare 10  
153 big päine   56  
154 short word info koukoule irregular *u > e 18  
154 short word info ʔoʔorue      
155 long word info tewa   15  
156 thin word info mwarau   33, 35  
157 thick word info piola   43  
158 narrow koko      
159 wide ʔaroka   43  
160 painful, sick mae May not be #1 - more likely < *mate 'dead' 58  
160 painful, sick sälu   35  
161 shy, ashamed masa   39  
162 old word info läsu      
163 new haalu   1  
164 good diana   66  
165 bad, evil taʔa [?] 1  
166 correct, true odo   13  
167 night rodo   11  
168 day däŋi   6  
169 year hälisi   8  
170 when? word info iŋa|n|ite   1, 24  
171 to hide word info mumuni [cf. Patpatar mum] 1, 67  
172 to climb word info hane   1  
173 at i   1  
174 in, inside iɬa[ɬ]o   1  
175 above i haho   2  
176 below i haha   1  
177 this ienini   28  
178 that ine   1  
179 near karaini   1, 75  
180 far haʔa|tau   1, 18  
181 where? word info itei   36  
182 I in|eu   1, 22  
183 thou iʔoe   1  
184 he/she iŋeʔ|ie   1, 68  
185 we word info ikolu   22  
185 we word info i|ʔomu   2  
186 you i|ʔomu   1  
187 they i|k|ire   1, 69  
188 what? word info taha   1  
189 who? word info atei   1, 68  
190 other      
191 all älu      
192 and na   7  
193 if a|na   6  
194 how? word info ʔue   1  
195 no, not häike   71  
196 to count idu   46  
197 One word info eta   32  
198 Two word info rue   1  
199 Three word info olu   1  
200 Four word info hai   1, 65  
201 Five word info nima Hand-arm.(Source: Pollex); irregular *l > n 1, 15  
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info hiu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
204 Eight word info walu Pollex 06: Walu. :Eight. 3  
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info alo One hundred taro. (Source: Pollex)    
210 One Thousand word info      

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