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Language: Sikaiana

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:Ellicean 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima Five; hand-arm 1  
2 left vale left 31  
3 right atamai right 7  
4 leg/foot tapuae Ankle, foot 40  
4 leg/foot vae Leg 1, 100  
5 to walk haele Go (Sps) 6  
5 to walk saele Go (Sps) 6  
6 road/path ala Road 1  
7 to come hale mai come 1, 42  
8 to turn word info tahuli turn 15  
9 to swim kakau Swim 5  
9 to swim koukou   5  
10 dirty pela Dirty, decayed (Sps) 7  
10 dirty sava Filthy 8  
11 dust lehu dust 1, 68  
12 skin kili skin 1  
13 back word info tua Back (of body) (Sps) 11  
14 belly manava Belly 9  
15 bone ivi Bone 52, 5  
16 intestines kautae guts 77?  
17 liver ate Liver 1  
18 breast uu Breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable iloa To know 13  
20 to know, be knowledgeable atamai      
21 to think hakateletele think    
22 to fear maka'u Afraid, frightened 1  
22 to fear mataku   1  
23 blood haeko blood 4?  
24 head poho/ulu/ Head (Sps) 10, 62  
25 neck ua Neck 18  
26 hair word info laulu hair (body) 40  
27 nose kai/usu/ Nose 1, 10  
27 nose kaiusu   1, 10  
28 to breathe maanava Breath 1  
29 to sniff, smell sunu smell 45?  
29 to sniff, smell saona smell 9  
30 mouth pukua mouth 49?  
31 tooth niho Tooth 1  
32 tongue arero Tongue (Yen) 15  
32 tongue alelo   15  
33 to laugh kata Laugh 7  
34 to cry tani cry 1  
35 to vomit lua Vomit 8  
36 to spit sāvale spit 18  
37 to eat kai Food, eat 1, 44  
38 to chew word info maamaa Pollex 06: Maamaa. :Chew. 1  
39 to cook word info tao Cook in earth oven 10  
40 to drink unu Drink (Sps) 1  
41 to bite nunu bite 8  
42 to suck m(iti)miti Suck 8  
42 to suck umiumi (Dnr) 12  
43 ear kau/talina/ Ear 1, 25  
44 to hear lono Hear 1  
45 eye kale/mata/ Face 5, 1  
46 to see kite see 1  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep moe Sleep 10  
49 to lie down word info moe lie down 6  
50 to dream      
51 to sit noho Sit 16  
52 to stand tuu Stand 2  
53 person/human being tanata Man 1, 66  
53 person/human being tama   1?  
54 man/male taane Male 1, 11  
54 man/male tanata   12, 14  
55 woman/female hahine Woman, girl (Sps) 1, 106  
55 woman/female hine Female (Sps) 1, 41  
56 child tamalikiliki Child (Sps) 6, 63  
56 child tamalliki Children (Sps) 6, 63  
56 child tamaliki/liki Child (Sps) 6, 63  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother tinna Mother (Sps) 1  
60 father tamana father 1  
61 house hale House 14  
62 thatch/roof inaki Roof segments between main rafters 11  
62 thatch/roof ato Thatch (Sps) 1  
63 name male name    
64 to say tātala say 60  
65 rope maea rope 10  
66 to tie up, fasten hau Lash, tie 11  
67 to sew word info tui Sew 13  
68 needle sika Netting-needle 9  
69 to hunt word info sese hunt    
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce sooka/i Stab 67  
71 to stab, pierce sookai Stab 67  
71 to stab, pierce suki Pierce 1, 8  
72 to hit word info taa Kill, hit, kick (Sps) 10  
73 to steal kaiaa Steal 7  
74 to kill taa Kill, hit, kick (Sps) 8  
75 to die, be dead mate die 1  
76 to live, be alive ola Alive, live (Sps) 6  
77 to scratch word info l/laku Scratch (sg.) 9  
77 to scratch word info laku/laku Scratch (pl.) 9  
78 to cut, hack word info sele To cut 16  
79 stick/wood laakau Plant 1  
80 to split word info split 5  
80 to split word info vae split 4  
81 sharp kaa Sharp (Sps) 14, 15  
82 dull, blunt matapū blunt 39, 49  
83 to work word info hekau work 26  
84 to plant too/too To plant 4  
85 to choose hili Select, choose 1  
86 to grow word info somo Grow (of plants) (Sps) 7  
86 to grow word info tupu Grow (Sps) 1  
87 to swell word info hula/hula Oedema 7  
88 to squeeze word info k/kumi/ Squeeze 14  
89 to hold word info taohi hold 17  
90 to dig keli Dig 1  
91 to buy sui   8  
92 to open, uncover aaha To open up, to push apart (Dnr) 9  
92 to open, uncover taalaki To open something (Sps) 10, 39  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki Beat, pound; food pounder (Sps) 20, 2  
94 to throw word info pehi Throw with underhand motion (Dnr) 12  
95 to fall word info sina Fall 44  
96 dog kulii Dog 7  
97 bird kivi/aitu Pollex 06: Kivi/aitu. :A bird.    
98 egg tamamoa egg    
99 feather palaa Feather 5  
100 wing kapakau Wing 1, 59  
101 to fly lele Fly, flow (as a river) (Sps) 11  
102 rat kiole rat 12  
103 meat/flesh io meat/flesh 10  
104 fat/grease sinu(sinu) Greasy, fat, rich 12  
105 tail muisuki tail 13?  
106 snake sineki snake   L
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info kutu Louse 1  
109 mosquito namu Mosquito 1  
110 spider velevele Spider (Sps) 1, 57  
111 fish alaalahutu Pollex 06: Alaalahutu. A fish.    
111 fish matu Polles 06: Matu. :A fish. 32  
111 fish ika   1  
112 rotten word info pala Rotten (of fruit) 13  
112 rotten word info popo Rotten (Sps) 14  
113 branch word info laa Branch (of a tree) 1  
114 leaf lau Leaf 1  
115 root pati/aka/ Root 2  
115 root patiaka Root 2  
116 flower see Flower bud (Sps) 9  
117 fruit hua fruit 1  
118 grass veve Pollex 06: Veve. :Grass (Sps). 30  
119 earth/soil kele/kele Sand 10  
120 stone hatu Stone, rock (Sps) 1  
121 sand one Sand 1  
122 water word info vai Water 2  
123 to flow lele Pollex 06: Lele. :Fly, flow (as a river) (Sps). 16  
124 sea moana Ocean 10  
124 sea vasa/o Sea as an interval of space between two places (Sps) 12 L?
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest vao Bush 14  
128 sky lani Sky 1  
129 moon malama moon 7  
130 star hetū star 1  
131 cloud word info lehuna cloud 47  
132 fog kohu Mist 1, 47  
133 rain ua Rain 1  
134 thunder mana Pollex 06: Mana. :Thunder. 37  
135 lightning uila Lightning 2  
136 wind matani Wind 1, 66  
137 to blow word info ani/ani Blow (as wind) (Sps) 8  
138 warm word info maafana Warm 1, 72  
138 warm word info maahana Warm 1, 72  
139 cold word info makalili Cold 1, 52  
140 dry word info masa Dry 11  
141 wet siu (Dnr) 11  
142 heavy mmaha Heavy 46, 67  
143 fire ahi Fire 1  
144 to burn word info tuunia To set alight to (Sps) 1, 7  
144 to burn word info tutu Set alight 1, 6  
145 smoke word info au Smoke 2  
146 ash lehu Ashes 67  
147 black uli Black (Sps) 7  
148 white k/kena Pale coloured 10  
148 white tea White 8  
149 red mea Red 1  
150 yellow h/helo Yellow 11  
150 yellow f/felo tawny 11  
151 green m/moto/ Green, unripe, virgin (Hwd) 1, 10  
152 small liki/liki Small (Sps) 66  
152 small li/liki Small (pl.) (Sps) 66  
153 big n/niu/ Big (plural) (Sps) 11  
154 short word info p/poto/ Short (sg.) 9  
154 short word info poto/poto Short (pl.) 9  
155 long word info lo/loa/ Long (sg.) 12  
155 long word info l/loa Long (pl.) 12  
156 thin word info tualiki thin 34  
157 thick word info maatoru Thick (Sps) 3  
158 narrow kopiti Narrow 48  
159 wide l(aha)laha Wide 48  
160 painful, sick mamae Pain 10  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info mua old (thing) x  
162 old word info matua old (person) 1  
163 new hou New 1  
164 good tau/leka/leka/ Pleasant 14  
165 bad, evil hakakinokino bad 9  
166 correct, true tonu Right, correct 8  
167 night poo Night 1  
168 day aho Day (Sps) 1, 54  
168 day aso Day 1, 54  
169 year tau Year 1  
170 when? word info ite moko ahea when? 5  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info kake Climb 32  
173 at i At 1  
174 in, inside i loto in 5  
175 above      
176 below lalo Down, below (Fth) 8  
177 this te nei this 7, 1  
178 that      
179 near taupili near 30  
180 far mmao Far (Clk) 13  
181 where? word info hea Where? 3, 35  
182 I n/au/ I, me B. [<] 1, 22 L
183 thou koe You (Sing.) 1  
183 thou koe You (Sing.) 1  
184 he/she ia Third person singular personal pronoun 1  
185 we word info māua we (1du.excl) 2, 29  
185 we word info tātou 1 pl. incl. 1, 39  
185 we word info mātou we (1pl.excl) 2, 39  
185 we word info tāua 1 dual incl. 1, 29  
186 you kolua Second person dual pronoun, you (Ply) x  
186 you koulua (Sps) x  
186 you koutou Second person plural pronoun in nucleus of the phrase(Ply) 16  
187 they lātou they (3pl) 1, 72  
187 they lāua they (3du) x  
188 what? word info aa What? 1  
189 who? word info ai Who? 1  
190 other      
191 all katoa All 13  
192 and ma And, with (Sps) 2  
193 if hano if 6?  
193 if pela if 28  
194 how? word info pehea How? 11  
195 no, not heai no. Probably a loan from a W. Nucl.PN source (Wilson 2010) 13, 84 L
196 to count pau count 8, 63  
197 One word info tahi One 14, 48  
197 One word info tasi One 14, 48  
198 Two word info lua Two 1  
199 Three word info tolu Three 1  
200 Four word info four 1, 66  
201 Five word info lima Five, hand-arm.(Source: Pollex) 1  
202 Six word info ono six 1  
203 Seven word info hitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
204 Eight word info valu Pollex 06: Valu. :Eight. 3  
205 Nine word info sivo Nine (Sps).(Source: Pollex) 5  
206 Ten word info sehui ten    
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info lau Hundred.(Source: Pollex) 2  
210 One Thousand word info mano A thousand.(Source: Pollex) 2  

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