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Language: Tanimbili

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 namba-ŋgu arm 75  
2 left komuyo   1, 59  
3 right kenakaio right    
4 leg/foot kaᵐba-ᵑgu leg 28  
5 to walk vovo walk 143  
5 to walk rovonō go down    
5 to walk re go    
5 to walk rovono go up    
6 road/path nolaŋo road    
7 to come mbono come    
8 to turn word info tou-ŋgu turn    
9 to swim lɔlɔ bathe 8  
9 to swim wɔwɔ swim 25  
10 dirty inanomaⁿda dirty    
11 dust pokorallɔ dust    
12 skin kʷaᵐba-ᵑgu skin 47?  
13 back word info ᵑgiᵐbio-ᵑgu back 31  
14 belly toᵐbe-ᵑgu belly 36  
15 bone ᵑgiᵐbe-ᵑgu bone    
16 intestines ṛauloᵐbe-ᵑgu guts    
17 liver pʷakñañi-ᵑgu liver    
18 breast noñia-ᵑgu breast 9  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable kwɔu know    
21 to think vondo think 10  
22 to fear pwove fear    
23 blood naᵐbio blood 19  
24 head ᵐbusuᵐbe-ᵑgu head    
25 neck loᵐbe-ᵑgu neck    
26 hair word info uñoŋoñi-ᵑgu hair (body)    
27 nose ᵐboŋoñiᵐbe-ᵑgu nose 23  
28 to breathe mono breathe 1  
29 to sniff, smell ŋiŋi smell    
30 mouth ᵑgoᵐbe-ᵑgu mouth    
31 tooth ñiᵐbɛ-ᵑgu tooth    
32 tongue namɔŋɔᵐbɛ-ᵑgu tongue    
33 to laugh avo laugh 61  
34 to cry ambembe cry 64  
35 to vomit yuɔ vomit 8  
36 to spit avo spit    
37 to eat aye eat 1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink ñu drink 1  
41 to bite vɛrei bite    
42 to suck      
43 ear ᵐbutaᵐbe-ᵑgu ear    
44 to hear poŋo hear    
45 eye namoroᵐbe-ᵑgu eye 1  
46 to see mondo see    
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep muŋgu sleep 62  
49 to lie down word info muŋgu lie down 15  
50 to dream      
51 to sit tɔŋgo sit 80 or 15?
52 to stand stand 2  
53 person/human being nokuⁿǰo person    
54 man/male nokuⁿǰo kenako man    
55 woman/female noviña woman 1, 41?  
56 child nusu-ᵑgu child 5  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother añi-ᵑgu mother 24  
60 father ami-ᵑgu father 1  
61 house nomʷa house 1  
62 thatch/roof ᵐbitaomʷa thatch 18  
63 name ñoŋoᵐbe-ᵑgu name 20  
64 to say ɔ say 64  
64 to say pu say 72  
65 rope nonoa rope    
66 to tie up, fasten kembi tie    
67 to sew word info ai sew    
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info roŋgolu kuli hunt    
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce oroi stab    
72 to hit word info pwɔmbu hit (stick)    
73 to steal navanañi steal 1, 58  
74 to kill pwɔmbu i-meme kill    
75 to die, be dead meme die    
76 to live, be alive miᵑgipio life 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive imiᵑgipio alive 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info olo scratch    
78 to cut, hack word info novolo cut nut X  
78 to cut, hack word info walo cut (wood)    
78 to cut, hack word info ondo cut (string)    
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info ŋgombio split    
81 sharp keimaᵑga sharp    
82 dull, blunt keitaᵐbu blunt    
83 to work word info lalo work    
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info rorombi swell    
88 to squeeze word info luɔ squeeze    
89 to hold word info ŋgomu hold    
90 to dig dig    
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info sumbio fall 119  
96 dog nokuli dog 7  
97 bird miñia bird 1?  
98 egg suᵐbio-miñia egg    
99 feather vouᵐba-miñia feather    
100 wing vouᵐba-miñia wing    
101 to fly fly    
101 to fly noloŋgo fly    
102 rat nouvo rat 29  
103 meat/flesh noeŋoñi meat/flesh    
104 fat/grease ñalañi fat/grease 42?  
105 tail ravaŋa tail 18  
106 snake noñiluɔ snake 28?  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info noutɔ louse 1?  
109 mosquito nomuyo mosquito 1  
110 spider pʷokovo spider 21  
111 fish noeŋo fish    
112 rotten word info imʷomʷovo rotten 52, 107  
113 branch word info nolaᵐbiɔ branch 12  
114 leaf luᵐbioᵑgulo leaf 1  
115 root nokʷaᵐbio root    
116 flower      
117 fruit pʷaᵐbio naɔlɔ fruit    
118 grass uᵐbomɔ grass 29  
119 earth/soil rakana earth    
120 stone novoto stone 1  
121 sand rakana sand 51?  
121 sand vekñio sand    
122 water word info nowio water 19  
123 to flow pu flow 11  
124 sea wulevɔ sea 32  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest mwaoŋo bush    
128 sky nomɔ sky 33  
129 moon nomaka moon    
130 star visuyo star 1  
131 cloud word info nomapio cloud 32  
132 fog nokʷolo fog    
133 rain nokuᵐbio rain 16  
134 thunder kewullu thunder 36?  
135 lightning ilomo lightning    
136 wind noŋio wind 1  
137 to blow word info u blow 4, 57  
137 to blow word info voko blow    
138 warm word info keipono warm 1?  
139 cold word info kemiⁿǰili cold    
140 dry word info keimemea dry 11  
141 wet keiᵐbuᵐbio wet    
142 heavy imuku heavy    
143 fire noipio fire 1  
144 to burn word info voŋo burn 104  
145 smoke word info kaipio smoke 47  
146 ash ᵐbʷaupiɔ ashes 18?  
147 black keanamaⁿda black    
148 white keinaio white    
149 red keimomio red    
150 yellow keui yellow 30?  
151 green      
152 small kispata small    
153 big kenapʷaŋo big    
154 short word info kemakuli short    
155 long word info keiᵐbeu long 16  
156 thin word info keinolɔŋlɔŋɔ thin    
157 thick word info kenoᵐboto thick    
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick imavɔnɔ sick    
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info kakamanda old (person)    
162 old word info navimbio old (thing) x  
163 new kenamamoko new    
164 good kekuyo good    
165 bad, evil kekape bad    
166 correct, true ikekuyo correct    
167 night voŋoᵐbio night 28  
168 day voŋomʷe day    
169 year nalovo year    
170 when? word info ᵐbʷa when?    
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside voŋomʷeñi in    
175 above      
176 below pʷe below 24  
177 this ⁿdia this 27  
178 that      
179 near mavoko near 12  
180 far masusu far 1, 6  
181 where? word info ⁿǰama where?    
182 I iño I 1, 22  
183 thou inu you sg. s  
184 he/she ᵑgiᵑgi he    
185 we word info we dl. incl.    
185 we word info me we dl. excl. 2  
186 you mokʷe you pl. 5  
186 you mʷe you dl. x  
186 you ‐mokʷe your pl. x  
187 they ᵑgolo they dl. x  
188 what? word info navo what?    
189 who? word info who? 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and anio and    
193 if ᵐbʷake if 15  
194 how? word info yau how?    
195 no, not kāki no    
196 to count count    
197 One word info suo one 1?  
198 Two word info ᵐbuyu two 1  
199 Three word info ᵐbokʷo three 1  
200 Four word info māpiɔ four    
201 Five word info kavili five    
202 Six word info kavili suo six    
203 Seven word info suovio seven    
204 Eight word info veviro eight    
205 Nine word info verevepio nine    
206 Ten word info vereŋalu ten    
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info keilaŋgu one hundred    
210 One Thousand word info imɔmba suo one thousand    

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