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

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