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Language: Buma

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 
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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      
107 worm (earthworm)      
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      
5 to walk vilu walk    
5 to walk ambu puɔ go down    
5 to walk le iu2 go up    
7 to come ka come    
8 to turn word info lumbi turn    
9 to swim lembie bathe    
42 to suck katei suck    
42 to suck fesu suck    
51 to sit te sit    
69 to hunt word info lui kuli hunt    
71 to stab, pierce wete stab    
72 to hit word info wete hit (stick)    
80 to split word info tevele split    
80 to split word info vanande split    
83 to work word info la ŋatene work    
88 to squeeze word info epele squeeze    
89 to hold word info lambu hold    
90 to dig ae dig    
101 to fly ava fly    
101 to fly mutendele fly    
127 woods/forest paka bush    
127 woods/forest ŋɔŋgɔrɔ bush    
137 to blow word info fi blow    
142 heavy mɔtɔrɔ heavy    
146 ash viɔmɔrɔ ashes    
146 ash ᵐbe ashes    
162 old word info velia old (person)    
162 old word info amɔsɔ old (person)    
166 correct, true wakɔ correct    
174 in, inside ne in    
176 below ᵐbɔsɔ below    
185 we word info keᵐba we dl. excl.    
194 how? word info ŋa pwae how?    
196 to count wo count    
203 Seven word info timbi seven    
205 Nine word info tindi nine    
206 Ten word info ulukɔ ten    
209 One Hundred word info rea iune one hundred    
210 One Thousand word info imuɔ iune one thousand    
14 belly wasa/sa belly 1  
34 to cry eteŋi cry 1  
37 to eat e eat 1  
40 to drink anu drink 1  
43 ear taña ear 1  
44 to hear leŋi hear 1  
45 eye mata eye 1  
48 to sleep mɔkɔiu sleep 1  
49 to lie down word info wene lie down 1  
61 house mʷɔe house 1  
97 bird menukɔ bird 1  
98 egg waluluɔ egg 1  
112 rotten word info imʷaulu rotten 1  
117 fruit ua vilɔ fruit 1  
119 earth/soil tanɔe earth 1  
138 warm word info pana warm 1  
139 cold word info meⁿdiᵑgo cold 1  
140 dry word info mimiɔne   1  
149 red mɔlɔe red 1  
156 thin word info meñevirɔ thin 1  
174 in, inside nelema in 1  
177 this ene this 1  
180 far sɔmu far 1  
185 we word info kia we dl. incl. 1  
192 and ka and 1  
198 Two word info tilu two 1  
199 Three word info tete three 1  
200 Four word info teva four 1  
5 to walk le go 1, 69  
1 hand ma arm 1, 78  
182 I ene I 1, 22  
37 to eat voŋo eat 1, 53  
73 to steal punuɔ steal 1, 58  
2 left mɔrɔ   1, 59  
184 he/she ini he 1, 6  
186 you kaipa you pl. 1, 6  
186 you kaipa your pl. 1, 6  
22 to fear mandau fear 1, 78  
109 mosquito mukɔ mosquito 1, 99  
18 breast masasa breast 10  
21 to think vɔndɔ think 10  
77 to scratch word info akale scratch 10  
201 Five word info tili five 10  
52 to stand viɔ stand 103  
144 to burn word info vɔŋɔ burn 104  
17 liver ɔwɔ liver 11  
18 breast erɔ   11  
123 to flow pu flow 11  
131 cloud word info aⁿdawɔ cloud 11  
166 correct, true susukɔ correct 11  
167 night neⁿdemɔ   11  
95 to fall word info sambu fall 119  
108 louse word info ukɔ louse 12  
113 branch word info ela vilɔ branch 12  
179 near fotoɔkɔ near 12  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ɔvei know 125  
59 mother ete mother 13  
168 day tɔmɔrɔ day 14 L?
187 they ⁿda they dl. 14  
66 to tie up, fasten ŋaŋgɔ tie 145  
170 when? word info miŋa   15  
188 what? word info ŋanae what? 15  
11 dust auniawɔ dust 16  
155 long word info ᵐbiɔurɔ long 16  
170 when? word info pe naŋa   16  
6 road/path anɔkɔ road 17  
56 child menu child 17  
25 neck wasawa neck 18  
62 thatch/roof ᵐbusu mʷɔe thatch 18  
173 at ne at 18  
189 who? word info ŋele who? 18  
23 blood aᵐbɔ blood 19  
75 to die, be dead mbu die 19  
105 tail ⁿdekele tail 19  
163 new mɔtɔe new 19  
197 One word info iune one 19  
167 night ᵐbʷɔᵑgɔ   1?  
15 bone ⁿdie bone 2  
67 to sew word info asai sew 2  
115 root kara vilɔ root 2  
31 tooth iⁿǰe tooth 20  
63 name eŋa name 20  
120 stone fɔkɔ stone 20  
122 water word info erɔ water 20  
128 sky metelikɔ sky 20  
129 moon metele moon 20  
132 fog miawɔ fog 20  
204 Eight word info tua eight 20  
26 hair word info viavia hair (body) 21  
46 to see rɔmɔ see 21  
53 person/human being mʷalikɔ person 21  
55 woman/female emele woman 21  
76 to live, be alive maluɔ life 21  
76 to live, be alive imaluɔ alive 21  
165 bad, evil tamʷalikɔ bad 21  
169 year eᵐbieve year 21  
60 father aia father 22  
114 leaf uie vilɔ leaf 22  
130 star kanimɔrɔ star 22  
135 lightning meᵑgilɔ lightning 22  
181 where? word info vele where? 22  
12 skin ᵐbele skin 23  
141 wet iⁿdɔᵐbuɔ wet 23  
202 Six word info tuɔ six 23  
27 nose veseŋele nose 24  
143 fire iawɔ fire 24  
157 thick word info aᵐbiaini thick 24  
176 below pua below 24  
9 to swim wowo swim 25  
9 to swim wou swim 25  
16 intestines ᵐbea guts 25  
116 flower mana vilɔ flower 25  
147 black ᵐbɔrɔ black 25  
152 small apilaka small 25  
65 rope veve rope 26  
137 to blow word info aka blow 27  
54 man/male mʷalikɔte man 28  
100 wing ava wing 28  
104 fat/grease teia fat/grease 28  
106 snake aᵐbilɔ snake 28  
111 fish namukɔ fish 28  
121 sand ɔle sand 28  
13 back word info uteⁿdie back 28, 29  
30 mouth mua mouth 29  
99 feather viavia feather 29  
102 rat uvilɔ rat 29  
118 grass aᵐbɔ grass 29  
140 dry word info kɔkɔrɔ   29  
154 short word info kuleⁿdi short 29  
82 dull, blunt ᵐbasa blunt 30  
133 rain teᵐbɔ rain 30  
153 big pine big 30  
150 yellow ŋalukilɔ yellow 31  
160 painful, sick itavie sick 31  
193 if ŋa if 31  
124 sea revɔ sea 32  
136 wind ŋirɔ wind 32  
148 white kɔrɔ white 32  
151 green aᵐbuaŋatɔlɔtɔ green 32  
164 good wakɔ good 35  
10 dirty sukirɔ dirty 36  
81 sharp metene sharp 36  
134 thunder iɔlulu thunder 36  
110 spider ave spider 38  
195 no, not tae no 4  
103 meat/flesh anise meat/flesh 40  
41 to bite ke bite 41  
87 to swell word info umbu swell 42  
87 to swell word info ɔsumbu swell 42  
64 to say vete say 47  
28 to breathe re mevia breathe 48  
145 smoke word info kaiawɔ smoke 48  
3 right mosɔ right 5  
206 Ten word info saŋaulu ten 5  
74 to kill ambu kill 51  
112 rotten word info imapu rotten 52, 107  
36 to spit ravioe spit 57  
71 to stab, pierce woi stab 60  
64 to say say 64  
32 tongue memia tongue 7  
96 dog kuli dog 7  
78 to cut, hack word info tɔe cut (wood) 74  
78 to cut, hack word info tɔe cut (string) 74  
35 to vomit lɔrɔ vomit 8, 22  
33 to laugh ekeke laugh 83  
24 head waᵐbasa head 9  
4 leg/foot aele leg 90  
29 to sniff, smell leŋi mie smell 95  
183 thou eo you sg. s  
78 to cut, hack word info vembe cut nut X  
162 old word info penoma old (thing) x  
162 old word info velia old (thing) x  
186 you kela you dl. x  

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