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Source/Author:  Tryon & Hackman (1983) and Cashmore (1972) 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification.


Cashmore, C. (1972) Vocabularies of the Santa Cruz Islands, British Solomon Islands Protectorate. 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Temotu:Utupua-Vanikoro:Utupua 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
19 shoulder      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
57 husband      
58 wife      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
79 stick/wood      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
116 flower      
125 salt      
126 lake      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
175 above      
178 that      
190 other      
191 all      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
2 left muyœ   1, 59  
76 to live, be alive imate alive 21  
192 and āne and    
1 hand mbiɔ arm    
146 ash meve ashes 18  
173 at aᵑgale at    
13 back word info naṇiɔ back 31  
165 bad, evil raru bad    
9 to swim bathe 8  
14 belly nātu belly    
176 below awa below    
153 big rawaha big 1?  
97 bird malowali bird    
41 to bite tate bite    
147 black istakoro black    
23 blood tāvœ blood 4  
137 to blow word info vwe blow    
137 to blow word info to blow    
82 dull, blunt iᵐ̣bœ blunt 21  
15 bone vačena bone 18  
113 branch word info lae wœ branch 1  
18 breast mu breast 30  
28 to breathe muni breathe 1  
144 to burn word info ņe burn    
127 woods/forest namirɔ bush    
56 child ⁿǰuale child    
131 cloud word info likive cloud    
139 cold word info ṇamia cold 1?  
7 to come ŋgoma come    
166 correct, true raio correct    
196 to count ŋ̣i count    
34 to cry rane cry 1  
78 to cut, hack word info taorœ cut (string)    
78 to cut, hack word info ta cut (wood) 1  
78 to cut, hack word info veve cut nut X  
168 day navœke day    
75 to die, be dead miako die    
90 to dig rave dig 12  
10 dirty istakɔrɔ dirty 36  
96 dog kuli dog 7  
40 to drink mu drink 1  
140 dry word info imme dry 11?  
11 dust ralœ dust    
43 ear ṛañu ear 1  
119 earth/soil ranœ earth 1  
37 to eat ae eat 1  
98 egg vateñe egg    
204 Eight word info varo eight 3  
45 eye niñiro eye    
95 to fall word info ku fall    
180 far move far 1, 6  
60 father father 1, 10?  
60 father ṃani father    
22 to fear ika fear    
99 feather ulani feather    
143 fire neve fire 1  
111 fish niñe fish    
201 Five word info hāŋi five    
123 to flow ve flow 78  
101 to fly əxo fly    
101 to fly luanu fly    
132 fog ṛɔmɔɣɔ fog 10  
200 Four word info hia four 6  
117 fruit noñe fruit 12  
5 to walk mbe go 141  
5 to walk mbero go down    
5 to walk mbena go up    
164 good raio good 34?  
118 grass aᵐbœmœ grass 29  
151 green aᵐbœmœ green    
16 intestines račani guts    
26 hair word info nālune hair (body) 3  
184 he/she či he    
24 head ᵐbaro head 9  
44 to hear vano hear 1  
142 heavy irone heavy    
72 to hit word info buti hit (stick)    
89 to hold word info i hold    
61 house nāmœ house 1  
194 how? word info iuŋkwe how?    
69 to hunt word info telani hunt    
182 I ñi I 1, 22  
193 if ᵐbʷere if    
174 in, inside āme in 1  
74 to kill bi kill    
20 to know, be knowledgeable ruani know    
33 to laugh čela laugh    
114 leaf luñe leaf 1  
4 leg/foot vāᵑgu leg 28  
49 to lie down word info miaŋgo lie down 15  
76 to live, be alive munna life 1?  
135 lightning ire lightning 10  
17 liver mmenai liver    
155 long word info iṇaᵑgœ long    
108 louse word info nœtœ louse 1?  
54 man/male ṛamʷe man 1, 14 or 22,1?
103 meat/flesh naminiye meat/flesh    
129 moon nāre moon    
109 mosquito mʷøte mosquito    
59 mother aṇ̃u mother 21?  
30 mouth miɔ mouth 29  
63 name nāmɔ name    
179 near wɔra near    
25 neck neck    
163 new ramera new    
167 night vañiᵐbio night 28  
167 night aᵐbio night 28  
205 Nine word info wahia nine    
195 no, not are no 32  
27 nose nüñɔ nose    
162 old word info ramwaŋge old (person)    
162 old word info raņaruwœ old (thing) x  
197 One word info tʰua one    
209 One Hundred word info loŋgani tavo one hundred    
210 One Thousand word info naœtœ tavo one thousand    
53 person/human being nuᵑgʷɔ̄ person    
133 rain natœvœ rain 30  
102 rat nāve rat    
149 red ime red 1  
3 right marœ right 5  
6 road/path nɛᵐbenei road    
115 root lɔɣɔñe root    
65 rope ruyœ rope    
112 rotten word info imovo rotten 52, 107  
121 sand raᵑgœnei sand 51?  
64 to say tami say    
77 to scratch word info kalo scratch 1  
124 sea naluœ sea 6  
46 to see mwaxe see    
203 Seven word info valu seven    
67 to sew word info kele sew    
81 sharp iᵑ̣gɔ sharp    
154 short word info iᵐbiale short    
160 painful, sick iaᵑgi sick    
51 to sit vaĵo sit    
202 Six word info uru six    
12 skin nariñe skin    
128 sky sky 33  
48 to sleep miaŋgo sleep 62  
152 small rasive small    
29 to sniff, smell nmi smell    
145 smoke word info ⁿdaneve smoke    
106 snake ᵑganue snake 42?  
110 spider naᵐbʷœ spider    
36 to spit puiœ spit    
80 to split word info takile split    
88 to squeeze word info œ squeeze    
71 to stab, pierce hianai stab    
52 to stand ruo stand    
52 to stand kwani stand    
130 star ulae star    
73 to steal mbeņo steal 1, 58  
120 stone vātœ stone 1  
42 to suck muni suck    
87 to swell word info wuru swell    
9 to swim ōɣa swim    
9 to swim swim 8  
105 tail maloᵐbeni tail    
206 Ten word info ņalɔ ten    
62 thatch/roof luᵑguyœ thatch    
187 they they dl. x  
157 thick word info ipamo thick    
156 thin word info imave thin    
21 to think ņa think    
177 this niⁿǰe this    
199 Three word info tʰɔ three 1  
134 thunder iwulu thunder 36  
66 to tie up, fasten pe tie 146  
32 tongue nemelani tongue 7  
31 tooth nāᵑgu tooth    
8 to turn word info pwani turn    
198 Two word info llu two 1  
35 to vomit liɔ vomit 8  
5 to walk wula walk    
138 warm word info iṇe warm 1?  
122 water word info nie water 19  
185 we word info ⁿǰɔ we dl. excl.    
185 we word info ᵑgɔ we dl. incl. 1?  
141 wet ifiœkœ wet    
188 what? word info vare what?    
170 when? word info nnāɣe when?    
181 where? word info ᵐbaɣe where?    
148 white ipa white    
189 who? word info nia who?    
136 wind wind    
100 wing ulani wing    
55 woman/female mme woman 21  
83 to work word info vaœlœ work    
169 year veleve year    
150 yellow iɣu yellow 30  
186 you ᵑgulu you dl. x  
186 you ᵑgɔrɔ you pl.    
183 thou nuᵑgʷɔ you sg. s  
186 you ‐ᵐbʷaro your pl.    

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