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Language: Asumboa

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:
1 hand nama‐ŋge arm 75  
2 left ateɔ      
3 right amasu right 5  
4 leg/foot naka-ᵑge leg 1  
5 to walk vovo walk 143  
5 to walk mbese go down    
5 to walk mbe go 141  
5 to walk mbena go up    
6 road/path ⁿdenene road 16  
7 to come lo come 85  
8 to turn word info kawe turn    
9 to swim veko bathe    
9 to swim swim 25  
10 dirty      
11 dust talumuso dust 15  
12 skin noko-ᵑge skin 25  
13 back word info niᵑgi-ᵑge back 31  
14 belly ᵐbase-ᵑge belly 35  
15 bone viǰala bone 18  
16 intestines tono-ᵑge guts 1  
17 liver kovio liver 11  
18 breast ñiaᵑga breast 9  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable maia know    
20 to know, be knowledgeable kata know 35  
21 to think vondo think 10  
22 to fear mende fear    
23 blood naᵐbio blood 19  
24 head nǰiño-ᵑge head 48  
25 neck lañiᵑgo-ᵑge neck 40  
26 hair word info neve-ᵑge hair (body) 22  
27 nose noᵐbouño eᵑge nose 23  
28 to breathe miŋi breathe 1  
29 to sniff, smell veŋe motono smell    
30 mouth noŋo-ᵑge mouth 80  
31 tooth oⁿǰo-ᵑge tooth    
32 tongue mame-ᵑge tongue 7  
33 to laugh lala laugh    
34 to cry siŋi cry 1  
35 to vomit yuwa vomit 8  
36 to spit kusu spit 14, 89  
37 to eat ka eat 1  
37 to eat veveŋe eat 1, 53  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink meme drink    
41 to bite kala bite 1  
42 to suck ŋa suck    
43 ear siŋo-ᵑge ear 1  
44 to hear veŋe hear 1  
45 eye ⁿdo-ᵑge eye 11  
46 to see ombe see    
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep maŋĵi sleep    
49 to lie down word info manĵi lie down    
50 to dream      
51 to sit to sit 80  
52 to stand sie stand 2  
53 person/human being tumoa person 1, 66  
54 man/male tumoa noto man 70, 14 or 22,1?
55 woman/female aimiɔ woman 21  
56 child nesi-ᵑge child 5  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother iñi-ᵑge mother 24  
60 father tama-ᵑge father 1  
61 house numuɔ house 1  
62 thatch/roof nopunumuɔ thatch    
63 name ñiŋo-ᵑge name 20  
64 to say pakei say    
64 to say pe say 13  
65 rope nolo rope 2  
66 to tie up, fasten tambute tie    
67 to sew word info ye sew    
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info mbae kuli hunt    
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce tevea stab    
72 to hit word info mborei hit (stick)    
73 to steal nunuosa steal    
74 to kill mborei i-mende kill    
75 to die, be dead mɛnde die    
76 to live, be alive male life 21  
76 to live, be alive imale alive 21  
77 to scratch word info ianda scratch    
78 to cut, hack word info āpo cut nut X  
78 to cut, hack word info save cut (wood) 127  
78 to cut, hack word info tate cut (string)    
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info taembia split    
81 sharp amemeⁿde sharp 36  
82 dull, blunt aᵐbau blunt 21  
83 to work word info vavao work    
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info sumbu swell 42  
88 to squeeze word info veñina squeeze    
89 to hold word info tumbute hold    
90 to dig nduau dig    
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info mbiu fall    
96 dog kuli dog 7  
97 bird nisto bird 22  
98 egg nisi alevao egg 34  
99 feather avena feather 17  
100 wing ovena wing 27  
101 to fly kitao fly    
101 to fly neveŋo fly    
102 rat kovi rat 12?  
103 meat/flesh ñino meat/flesh 30  
104 fat/grease au fat/grease    
105 tail tevaŋa ena tail 18  
106 snake āvi snake 27  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info nowiyo louse 1?  
109 mosquito muso mosquito    
110 spider pʷokovo spider 21  
111 fish nono fish 55?  
112 rotten word info amʷaᵐbu rotten 52, 107  
113 branch word info lono branch    
114 leaf nonɔ leaf 21  
115 root onɔ root 10  
116 flower      
117 fruit nunɔ fruit 12  
118 grass lɔᵐbumɔ grass 29  
119 earth/soil nene earth 28  
120 stone voyo stone 1  
121 sand ᵐbɛnene sand    
122 water word info ñio water 19  
123 to flow pu flow 11  
124 sea moyo sea 31  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest numuwɔ bush    
128 sky      
129 moon ⁿǰolo moon 19  
130 star posuwo star 1  
131 cloud word info māvio cloud 32  
132 fog māvio iviviñɔ fog 20  
133 rain loᵐbio rain 16  
134 thunder iolulu thunder 36  
135 lightning isi lightning 10  
136 wind niŋio wind 1  
137 to blow word info we2 blow    
137 to blow word info koka blow    
138 warm word info aiveŋᵐbaᵐba warm 28  
139 cold word info aimiⁿǰe cold 1?  
140 dry word info imemea dry 11?  
141 wet iⁿdu wet 23  
142 heavy imbutu heavy    
143 fire ñivio fire 1  
144 to burn word info iveŋe burn 104  
145 smoke word info kañivio smoke 47  
146 ash neᵐbevio ashes 18  
147 black aᵑgoᵑgo black 24  
148 white aiku white 31  
149 red alele red 34  
150 yellow aiu yellow 30  
151 green      
152 small aᵐbuko small 24  
153 big amono big 29  
154 short word info aᵐbɛko short 28  
155 long word info aᵐbawɔ long 16  
156 thin word info asekone thin 12  
157 thick word info aᵐbaᵐba thick    
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick inatene sick 30  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info tumwa mende old (person)    
162 old word info musuna old (thing) x  
163 new meaᵐbeta new    
164 good ao good    
165 bad, evil ate bad 20  
166 correct, true      
167 night aᵐbio night 28  
168 day amo day 19  
169 year vovo year    
170 when? word info aᵐbusake when? 14  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at ⁿda at 19  
174 in, inside ⁿdaneme in 1  
174 in, inside neme in 1  
175 above      
176 below nepa below 23  
177 this ⁿde this 27  
178 that      
179 near avetako near 12  
180 far viae far 30  
181 where? word info ñiŋi where? 21  
182 I na I 1, 22  
183 thou ñi you sg. s  
184 he/she i he 1  
185 we word info ⁿǰia we dl. incl.    
185 we word info ma we dl. excl. 2  
186 you moto you pl. 5  
186 you mia you dl. x  
186 you ‐moto your pl. x  
187 they ⁿǰa they dl. 14  
188 what? word info isa what? 14  
189 who? word info maⁿda who? 17  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and so and 19  
193 if ᵐbʷake if 15  
194 how? word info ikoke how?    
195 no, not āse no 32  
196 to count yo count    
197 One word info sika one 42  
198 Two word info yuw two 1  
199 Three word info tou three 1  
200 Four word info sivia four 6  
201 Five word info sini five    
202 Six word info suɔ six 23  
203 Seven word info timbi seven    
204 Eight word info eight 20  
205 Nine word info toinĵu nine    
206 Ten word info ŋavi ten    
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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