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

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