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

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