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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:
19 shoulder      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
57 husband      
58 wife      
70 to shoot word info      
107 worm (earthworm)      
125 salt      
126 lake      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
175 above      
178 that      
190 other      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
9 to swim koukou   5  
20 to know, be knowledgeable atamai      
22 to fear mataku   1  
27 nose kaiusu   1, 10  
32 tongue alelo   15  
53 person/human being tama   1?  
54 man/male tanata   12, 14  
91 to buy sui   8  
111 fish ika   1  
42 to suck umiumi (Dnr) 12  
141 wet siu (Dnr) 11  
186 you koulua (Sps) x  
185 we word info tāua 1 dual incl. 1, 29  
185 we word info tātou 1 pl. incl. 1, 39  
210 One Thousand word info mano A thousand.(Source: Pollex) 2  
22 to fear maka'u Afraid, frightened 1  
76 to live, be alive ola Alive, live (Sps) 6  
191 all katoa All 13  
192 and ma And, with (Sps) 2  
4 leg/foot tapuae Ankle, foot    
146 ash lehu Ashes 67  
173 at i At 1  
13 back word info tua Back (of body) (Sps) 11  
165 bad, evil hakakinokino bad 9  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki Beat, pound; food pounder (Sps) 2  
14 belly manava Belly 9  
153 big n/niu/ Big (plural) (Sps) 11  
41 to bite nunu bite 8  
147 black uli Black (Sps) 7  
23 blood haeko blood 4?  
137 to blow word info ani/ani Blow (as wind) (Sps) 8  
82 dull, blunt matapū blunt 39, 49  
15 bone ivi Bone 52, 5  
113 branch word info laa Branch (of a tree) 1  
18 breast uu Breast 1  
28 to breathe maanava Breath 1  
127 woods/forest vao Bush 14  
56 child tamalikiliki Child (Sps) 6, 63  
56 child tamaliki/liki Child (Sps) 6, 63  
56 child tamalliki Children (Sps) 6, 63  
172 to climb word info kake Climb 32  
131 cloud word info lehuna cloud 47  
139 cold word info makalili Cold 1, 52  
7 to come hale mai come 1, 42  
39 to cook word info tao Cook in earth oven 10  
196 to count pau count 8, 63  
34 to cry tani cry 1  
168 day aso Day 1, 54  
168 day aho Day (Sps) 1, 54  
75 to die, be dead mate die 1  
90 to dig keli Dig 1  
10 dirty pela Dirty, decayed (Sps) 7  
96 dog kulii Dog 7  
3 right mātau Donner 2012 lists this as the "archaic form" for 'right'. 5, 13  
176 below lalo Down, below (Fth) 8  
40 to drink unu Drink (Sps) 1  
140 dry word info masa Dry 11  
11 dust lehu dust 1, 68  
43 ear kau/talina/ Ear 1, 25  
98 egg tamamoa egg    
45 eye kale/mata/ Face 5, 1  
95 to fall word info sina Fall 44  
180 far mmao Far (Clk) 13  
60 father tamana father 1  
99 feather palaa Feather 5  
55 woman/female hine Female (Sps) 1, 41  
10 dirty sava Filthy 8  
143 fire ahi Fire 1  
201 Five word info lima Five, hand-arm.(Source: Pollex) 1  
1 hand lima Five; hand-arm 1  
116 flower see Flower bud (Sps) 9  
101 to fly lele Fly, flow (as a river) (Sps) 11  
37 to eat kai Food, eat 1, 44  
200 Four word info four 1, 66  
117 fruit hua fruit 1  
5 to walk haele Go (Sps) 6  
5 to walk saele Go (Sps) 6  
104 fat/grease sinu(sinu) Greasy, fat, rich 12  
151 green m/moto/ Green, unripe, virgin (Hwd) 1, 10  
86 to grow word info somo Grow (of plants) (Sps) 7  
86 to grow word info tupu Grow (Sps) 1  
16 intestines kautae guts 12  
26 hair word info laulu hair (body) 40  
24 head poho/ulu/ Head (Sps) 10, 62  
44 to hear lono Hear 1  
142 heavy mmaha Heavy 46  
89 to hold word info taohi hold 17  
61 house hale House 14  
194 how? word info pehea How? 11  
209 One Hundred word info lau Hundred.(Source: Pollex) 2  
69 to hunt word info sese hunt    
182 I n/au/ I, me B. [<] 1, 22 L
193 if hano if 6?  
193 if pela if 28  
174 in, inside i loto in 5  
72 to hit word info taa Kill, hit, kick (Sps) 10  
74 to kill taa Kill, hit, kick (Sps) 8  
66 to tie up, fasten hau Lash, tie 11  
33 to laugh kata Laugh 7  
114 leaf lau Leaf 1  
2 left vale left 31  
4 leg/foot vae Leg 1, 100  
49 to lie down word info moe lie down 6  
135 lightning uila Lightning 2  
17 liver ate Liver 1  
155 long word info l/loa Long (pl.) 12  
155 long word info lo/loa/ Long (sg.) 12  
108 louse word info kutu Louse 1  
54 man/male taane Male 1, 11  
53 person/human being tanata Man 1, 66  
103 meat/flesh io meat/flesh 10  
132 fog kohu Mist 1, 47  
129 moon malama moon 7  
109 mosquito namu Mosquito 1  
59 mother tinna Mother (Sps) 1  
30 mouth pukua mouth 49?  
63 name male name    
158 narrow kopiti Narrow 48  
179 near taupili near 30  
25 neck ua Neck 18  
68 needle sika Netting-needle 9  
163 new hou New 1  
167 night poo Night 1  
205 Nine word info sivo Nine (Sps).(Source: Pollex) 5  
195 no, not heai no. Probably a loan from a W. Nucl.PN source (Wilson 2010) 13, 84 L
27 nose kai/usu/ Nose 1, 10  
124 sea moana Ocean 10  
87 to swell word info hula/hula Oedema 7  
162 old word info matua old (person) 1  
162 old word info mua old (thing) x  
197 One word info tahi One 41  
197 One word info tasi One 41  
160 painful, sick mamae Pain 10  
148 white k/kena Pale coloured 10  
71 to stab, pierce suki Pierce 1, 8  
79 stick/wood laakau Plant 1  
164 good tau/leka/leka/ Pleasant 14  
111 fish matu Polles 06: Matu. :A fish. 32  
111 fish alaalahutu Pollex 06: Alaalahutu. A fish.    
97 bird kivi/aitu Pollex 06: Kivi/aitu. :A bird.    
123 to flow lele Pollex 06: Lele. :Fly, flow (as a river) (Sps). 16  
38 to chew word info maamaa Pollex 06: Maamaa. :Chew. 1  
134 thunder mana Pollex 06: Mana. :Thunder. 37  
204 Eight word info valu Pollex 06: Valu. :Eight. 3  
118 grass veve Pollex 06: Veve. :Grass (Sps). 30  
133 rain ua Rain 1  
102 rat kiole rat 12  
149 red mea Red 1  
3 right atamai right 7  
166 correct, true tonu Right, correct 8  
6 road/path ala Road 1  
62 thatch/roof inaki Roof segments between main rafters 11  
115 root pati/aka/ Root 2  
115 root patiaka Root 2  
65 rope maea rope 10  
112 rotten word info pala Rotten (of fruit) 13  
112 rotten word info popo Rotten (Sps) 14  
119 earth/soil kele/kele Sand 10  
121 sand one Sand 1  
64 to say tātala say 60  
77 to scratch word info laku/laku Scratch (pl.) 9  
77 to scratch word info l/laku Scratch (sg.) 9  
124 sea vasa/o Sea as an interval of space between two places (Sps) 12 L?
186 you kolua Second person dual pronoun, you (Ply) x  
186 you koutou Second person plural pronoun in nucleus of the phrase(Ply) 16  
46 to see kite see 1  
85 to choose hili Select, choose 1  
144 to burn word info tutu Set alight 6  
203 Seven word info hitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
67 to sew word info tui Sew 13  
81 sharp kaa Sharp (Sps) 14, 15  
154 short word info poto/poto Short (pl.) 9  
154 short word info p/poto/ Short (sg.) 9  
51 to sit noho Sit 16  
202 Six word info ono six 1  
12 skin kili skin 1  
128 sky lani Sky 1  
48 to sleep moe Sleep 10  
152 small li/liki Small (pl.) (Sps) 66  
152 small liki/liki Small (Sps) 66  
29 to sniff, smell sunu smell 45?  
29 to sniff, smell saona smell 9  
145 smoke word info au Smoke 2  
106 snake sineki snake   L
110 spider velevele Spider (Sps) 1, 57  
36 to spit sāvale spit 18  
80 to split word info split 5  
80 to split word info vae split 4  
88 to squeeze word info k/kumi/ Squeeze 14  
71 to stab, pierce sooka/i Stab 67  
71 to stab, pierce sookai Stab 67  
52 to stand tuu Stand 2  
130 star hetū star 1  
73 to steal kaiaa Steal 7  
120 stone hatu Stone, rock (Sps) 1  
42 to suck m(iti)miti Suck 8  
9 to swim kakau Swim 5  
105 tail muisuki tail 13?  
150 yellow f/felo tawny 11  
206 Ten word info sehui ten    
62 thatch/roof ato Thatch (Sps) 1  
187 they lāua they (3du) x  
187 they lātou they (3pl) 1, 72  
157 thick word info maatoru Thick (Sps) 3  
156 thin word info tualiki thin 34  
21 to think hakateletele think    
184 he/she ia Third person singular personal pronoun 1  
177 this te nei this 7, 1  
199 Three word info tolu Three 1  
94 to throw word info pehi Throw with underhand motion (Dnr) 12  
78 to cut, hack word info sele To cut 16  
20 to know, be knowledgeable iloa To know 13  
92 to open, uncover taalaki To open something (Sps) 10, 39  
92 to open, uncover aaha To open up, to push apart (Dnr) 9  
84 to plant too/too To plant 4  
144 to burn word info tuunia To set alight to (Sps) 7  
32 tongue arero Tongue (Yen) 15  
31 tooth niho Tooth 1  
8 to turn word info tahuli turn 15  
198 Two word info lua Two 1  
35 to vomit lua Vomit 8  
138 warm word info maafana Warm 1, 72  
138 warm word info maahana Warm 1, 72  
122 water word info vai Water 2  
185 we word info māua we (1du.excl) 2, 29  
185 we word info mātou we (1pl.excl) 2, 39  
188 what? word info aa What? 1  
170 when? word info ite moko ahea when? 5  
181 where? word info hea Where? 3, 35  
148 white tea White 8  
189 who? word info ai Who? 1  
159 wide l(aha)laha Wide 48  
136 wind matani Wind 1, 66  
100 wing kapakau Wing 1, 59  
55 woman/female hahine Woman, girl (Sps) 1, 106  
83 to work word info hekau work 26  
169 year tau Year 1  
150 yellow h/helo Yellow 11  
183 thou koe You (Sing.) 1  
183 thou koe You (Sing.) 1  

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