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

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