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

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