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Language: Lakalai

Source/Author:  A. Chowning 
Notes:  Chowning, A. (1996) Relations among languages of West New Britain: an assessment of recent theories and evidence. Pp. 7-62 In M.D. Ross, Ed. Studies in Languages of New Britain and New Ireland. 1: Austronesian Languages of the North New Guinea Cluster in Northwestern New Britain. Pacific Linguistics, C-135. 
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:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:Willaumez 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
126 lake      
193 if      
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      
3 right labalaba cf94    
41 to bite gari      
66 to tie up, fasten solo      
66 to tie up, fasten vuu      
70 to shoot word info kapiti      
71 to stab, pierce ubi      
76 to live, be alive oio      
78 to cut, hack word info tubi      
79 stick/wood malege      
85 to choose isu      
87 to swell word info pore      
93 to pound, beat word info voro      
95 to fall word info boru      
106 snake pase      
107 worm (earthworm) pakeso      
118 grass rako      
131 cloud word info mori      
134 thunder mori kumu      
144 to burn word info goo      
144 to burn word info goho      
151 green lamalivoloo      
156 thin word info malauga      
157 thick word info uru      
159 wide uru      
160 painful, sick ligi      
162 old word info uru big    
166 correct, true taritigi      
172 to climb word info go-ata      
194 how? word info ilava      
1 hand lima   1  
12 skin kulikuli   1  
14 belly tia   1  
17 liver hate   1  
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder pala   1  
22 to fear matau   1  
29 to sniff, smell aso   1  
34 to cry tali   1  
37 to eat ani   1  
40 to drink liu   1  
41 to bite ala   1  
45 eye mata   1  
52 to stand magiri   1  
53 person/human being tau 1 1  
59 mother tila   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house luma   1  
68 needle salu   1  
86 to grow word info tubu   1  
90 to dig oli   1  
97 bird malu   1  
98 egg hatotolu   1  
101 to fly lovo   1  
105 tail kiu   1  
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito lamo   1  
111 fish ia   1  
113 branch word info halala   1  
117 fruit vavua   1  
120 stone uati   1  
128 sky lagi   1  
128 sky lage   1  
133 rain hura   1  
139 cold word info maigi   1  
143 fire havi   1  
158 narrow kapilikia of door way only 1  
175 above o-ata   1  
184 he/she eia   1  
188 what? word info lava   1  
189 who? word info ere(i)   1  
197 One word info -saa   1  
197 One word info -sasa   1  
198 Two word info -lua   1  
199 Three word info -tolu   1  
200 Four word info -vaa   1  
44 to hear lolo   1, 36  
168 day haro   1, 54  
112 rotten word info mavulu   1, 65  
76 to live, be alive mahuli   1, 76  
15 bone tuha   1, 10  
54 man/male hatamale male 1, 14  
170 when? word info gaisa (future) 1, 24  
174 in, inside o-ilo   1, 26  
186 you amutou   1, 32  
31 tooth livo   1, 35  
55 woman/female tavile woman 1, 35  
55 woman/female hatavile female 1, 35  
122 water word info lalu   1, 43  
170 when? word info alisa (past) 1, 43  
170 when? word info alaisa (past) 1, 43  
104 fat/grease molamola   1, 65  
27 nose maisu   1, 75  
7 to come go-mai   1, 90  
11 dust magasa-pupusi EarthRises 10  
99 feather kokoma   10  
129 moon taio   10  
173 at oio te   10  
23 blood kasoso   11  
140 dry word info masaga   11  
167 night logo   11  
171 to hide word info tari-kokovu   11, 10  
46 to see hilo   119  
22 to fear taga   12  
38 to chew word info gari   12  
107 worm (earthworm) kirere   12  
155 long word info malau   12  
169 year leavala rainyseason 12  
5 to walk tuga   13  
9 to swim puru   13  
12 skin vovo =body 13  
26 hair word info ivu   13  
56 child guliliki   13  
65 rope mota   13  
112 rotten word info parara   13  
64 to say vei   13, 93  
78 to cut, hack word info vari   13?  
62 thatch/roof varu forehead 14  
73 to steal pakali   14  
84 to plant galu   14  
96 dog paia   14  
110 spider kamimisi   14  
121 sand magasa-la-mago earthofsea 14  
132 fog gauku   14  
146 ash buburo   14  
147 black kuru   14  
147 black parakuru   14  
152 small bisi   14  
30 mouth hare   15  
39 to cook word info gutu   15  
41 to bite koro   15  
48 to sleep mavuta   15  
87 to swell word info sogo   15  
114 leaf galalau   15  
130 star matatabu   15  
135 lightning sima   15  
165 bad, evil kama kokora notadequate 15  
176 below o-talo   15  
50 to dream tagabara   16  
58 wife rutu   16  
91 to buy loto   16  
92 to open, uncover kope   16  
94 to throw word info laba   16  
116 flower sesee   16  
124 sea mago   16  
142 heavy tikumu   16  
166 correct, true sesele   16  
93 to pound, beat word info katu   17  
100 wing palapala   17  
119 earth/soil magasa   17  
136 wind lolovi   17  
138 warm word info tivura   17  
145 smoke word info sosobu   17  
153 big uru   17  
194 how? word info mave   17  
196 to count gigi   17  
2 left meru   18  
10 dirty mumugu   18  
16 intestines tamusi   18  
54 man/male tahalo man 18  
83 to work word info igo-golu   18  
141 wet beta   18  
178 that aleo   18  
191 all tomi   18  
13 back word info poga   19  
13 back word info poke   19  
74 to kill bili   19  
127 woods/forest tibulu   19  
179 near hagavi   19  
195 no, not ka(ma)   19  
47 to yawn tolomaha   19, 25  
36 to spit kapute   19, 92  
57 husband harua   2  
67 to sew word info sahi   2  
172 to climb word info sae   2  
185 we word info etatou   2  
185 we word info amiteu   2  
192 and me   2  
4 leg/foot vaha   20  
66 to tie up, fasten kisi   20  
69 to hunt word info vamusi   20  
72 to hit word info kue   20  
89 to hold word info sau   20  
103 meat/flesh maili   20  
148 white kakea   20  
160 painful, sick lea   20  
131 cloud word info gauku   20?  
20 to know, be knowledgeable rovi   21  
28 to breathe lalahate   21  
132 fog veto   21  
180 far malau   21  
88 to squeeze word info bebe   21, 80  
24 head gama   22  
89 to hold word info abi   23  
95 to fall word info paru   23  
149 red magegese   23  
41 to bite tolo   24  
51 to sit pou   24  
87 to swell word info buku   24  
123 to flow sali   24  
164 good taritigi   24  
164 good tigi   24  
42 to suck susu   25  
134 thunder kuraraba   25  
187 they egiteu   25, 60  
19 shoulder belo   26  
36 to spit kavarasi   26  
25 neck loho   28  
33 to laugh lege   28  
78 to cut, hack word info tolo   28  
166 correct, true matata straight 28  
188 what? word info (la)-rova   28  
157 thick word info bitolu   3  
181 where? word info o-ve   3  
181 where? word info oio-ve   3  
102 rat kusuke   3, 86  
158 narrow bisi kapilikia=ofdoorwayonly 31  
62 thatch/roof ivu hair 32  
8 to turn word info vulo   33  
140 dry word info tagara   35  
81 sharp mata   36  
135 lightning meme   37  
80 to split word info sulu   38  
94 to throw word info pigi   39  
115 root ua   39  
161 shy, ashamed mahela   42  
195 no, not ouka no,not 49  
77 to scratch word info kasi   5  
63 name isa   66  
49 to lie down word info mavuta   69  
81 sharp kara   69  
43 ear gavusa   7  
75 to die, be dead peho   7  
99 feather ivu   7  
32 tongue kalamea   7, 14  
38 to chew word info kamuta   71  
137 to blow word info vai   78  
137 to blow word info vahi   78  
35 to vomit kalalua   8  
151 green kakesa   8  
156 thin word info tavi   8  
183 thou eme   8  
21 to think gabutatala   87  
6 road/path gauru   9  
125 salt mimila   9  
150 yellow ialalo   9  
154 short word info boboto   9  
163 new halaba   9  
177 this -le   9  
177 this ale   9  
190 other isapolo   9  
112 rotten word info pusa   9, 73  
82 dull, blunt matatupo 'sharp' + 'not' x  
182 I ŋa (eau)   x  

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