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Language: Haku

Source/Author:  Aline Masina, Malcolm Ross 
Notes:  Informant's Village: Lontis
Sub-Province: Buka
Province: North Solomons 
Problems:  inconsistencies in spellings of some informants 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Janet Moody  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic:Nehan-North Bougainville:Buka:Halia 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
21 to think      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
95 to fall word info      
117 fruit      
123 to flow      
137 to blow word info      
142 heavy      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
161 shy, ashamed      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
179 near      
181 where? word info      
183 thou      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
1 hand u walima   1  
2 left kearukŭ   17  
3 right matŭ   5, 13  
4 leg/foot u mu   61  
4 leg/foot u mŭ   61  
5 to walk elala   1, 69  
6 road/path maroro      
8 to turn word info hola-habiritsina      
9 to swim nepe   43  
11 dust ku pa   17  
12 skin pikpiku      
13 back word info u muru   3  
14 belly u tor      
15 bone silo   9  
16 intestines u tor   38  
17 liver poso      
18 breast asusu   1  
19 shoulder hala-hala   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable e ati   35  
22 to fear e- matutuna   1  
23 blood rahatsing   8  
24 head baku   53  
25 neck u liou   1  
26 hair word info ultutu   31  
27 nose uyas      
28 to breathe hosa   43  
29 to sniff, smell e- sokana   91  
30 mouth run̄g      
31 tooth u liho   1, 35  
31 tooth n̄gi   30  
32 tongue u mea   7  
33 to laugh e- golona   59  
34 to cry e ngalana   5  
35 to vomit e- lŏana   8  
40 to drink e wana   28  
42 to suck e- to pona      
43 ear talinga   1  
44 to hear e longolona   1, 36  
45 eye umata   1  
46 to see e tarana   15  
47 to yawn mamahana   19  
48 to sleep e sohona   13  
51 to sit e tapa-ha      
53 person/human being akatun   39  
54 man/male tamata   12, 14  
55 woman/female kawu   10  
56 child e na ku koi      
57 husband e na tamata   23  
58 wife e na kawu   15  
59 mother tsinana   1  
60 father tamana   1  
61 house a luma   1  
63 name solo   24  
64 to say e ranga   76  
67 to sew word info tul   13  
69 to hunt word info heŏ   18  
70 to shoot word info hana-hana   1  
71 to stab, pierce hi puli      
73 to steal kop   15  
74 to kill yatung   18  
75 to die, be dead mete   1  
78 to cut, hack word info pupuna      
79 stick/wood a tsi roi   32  
81 sharp u-lahoto u-yan      
87 to swell word info e- pukuna   57  
88 to squeeze word info pots   18  
89 to hold word info pilena      
90 to dig lebaleba      
94 to throw word info titi palao      
96 dog muki      
97 bird a kala      
98 egg u nata   17  
99 feather a kuha      
100 wing pakapaka   33  
101 to fly e tapa   48  
102 rat isu   3, 88  
103 meat/flesh a pum      
105 tail u hisi   44  
106 snake a-kukuts      
107 worm (earthworm) kakabelekua      
109 mosquito kuhelu   64  
110 spider kokoraki   35  
111 fish a yana   1  
112 rotten word info mula   79  
113 branch word info kala   1?  
114 leaf ulun   40  
115 root poloso      
116 flower a kuha      
118 grass u-halis   1  
119 earth/soil puta   41  
120 stone palau   9  
121 sand kotolana   45  
122 water word info ramun   1  
124 sea tis   1  
125 salt u-tis   20  
126 lake aramun   7  
127 woods/forest o-ruhu      
128 sky i lan̄gits   1  
129 moon tsihau   33  
130 star pito-pito   1, 81  
131 cloud word info kuasi      
132 fog koasi   12  
133 rain langits   7  
134 thunder pilangu   23  
135 lightning kahaha      
136 wind lomō-lomo   49  
138 warm word info hiski   29  
139 cold word info bot-mumula      
140 dry word info u-palaka   17  
141 wet putu   71  
143 fire ngoto   8?  
144 to burn word info ngotona      
145 smoke word info ruhu   25  
146 ash kuahu   1, 69  
147 black ruruhana      
148 white poka      
149 red marara   1  
150 yellow ngongoana   9  
151 green bibil   45  
152 small teroko      
153 big kapan      
154 short word info kukuranu      
155 long word info ngangaha   50  
158 narrow a-maroro a-kepke putu      
159 wide tasala      
162 old word info a-lum a-tu tuni      
165 bad, evil e-omina   46  
167 night bong   1  
168 day a-lan   6  
169 year hin̄gal   58  
177 this reke      
178 that tina   1  
178 that i-tina   1  
182 I aku   1  
185 we word info alam i lapisa      
185 we word info aga i lapisa      
186 you alimu i lisokana   x  
188 what? word info aha   1  
189 who? word info ese   1  
190 other ta pala   43  
191 all rori hoboto   51  
195 no, not moa   62  
196 to count e- esena   10  
197 One word info toa   47  
202 Six word info tunomo   1  
203 Seven word info tohiti   1  
204 Eight word info towal   3, 14  
205 Nine word info tosi   22  
206 Ten word info malotŏ   22  
209 One Hundred word info hamal-ma loto   4  
210 One Thousand word info a-us   35  
160 painful, sick ka mits "a pain", might be one word? 18  
160 painful, sick a pi "a sore"    
41 to bite e kamu (dog) bites    
38 to chew word info kola (he) chews (betelnut) 29  
48 to sleep e-sohona (he) falls asleep 13  
5 to walk la (he) goes 1, 69  
48 to sleep e-sohona (he) is asleep 13  
49 to lie down word info e-nopuna (he) lies down 70  
66 to tie up, fasten longoto (he) ties (a knot) 127  
163 new a luma a tsimus (of house) 11  
164 good a luma a niga (of house) 72  
198 Two word info tol < *to- 'human' + *rua '2' 1  
50 to dream mehe a dream 1, 37  
77 to scratch word info golo an itch    
1 hand walima arm 1  
39 to cook word info a kio ra ku bakes (in earth oven)    
39 to cook word info e huhuna bakes (over fire) 54  
39 to cook word info ha-gololo boils (in water 53  
144 to burn word info kulupu burns (grass)    
52 to stand e tsitsingocha c could be an e    
18 breast paspasu chest (of man)    
166 correct, true noni e nigana correct, right    
77 to scratch word info e- takirahan could be four words? 15  
80 to split word info tu ka ta could be one word?    
104 fat/grease pongoto fat (on a person)    
86 to grow word info elebena grows    
184 he/she tamata he    
118 grass rukunai kunai grass 43  
76 to live, be alive a-pum a to toa living    
199 Three word info to pisa maybe one word? 4  
200 Four word info to hats maybe one word? 1, 65  
201 Five word info tolima maybe two words? 1  
84 to plant le ba might be one word? 13  
10 dirty korkorian might be two words? 5  
108 louse word info aklutu might be two words? 1  
66 to tie up, fasten e- longoton̄a n has line over top 127  
72 to hit word info he a tung n has line over top 50  
7 to come lanama or 1? 1  
37 to eat e nanina query i. Could have been crossed out. 1  
180 far lamanana query nana, mistake had been amended, not easy to read.    
83 to work word info e- kutina query t.    
184 he/she kauru she    
36 to spit kinahus Spittle 19, 61  
65 rope a-hono string 14  
187 they rori they (plural) 25  
187 they rori i lapisa ku they three x  
187 they rori i lisolana they two x  
185 we word info alam we (excl.)    
185 we word info aga we (incl.)    
186 you alu we (incl.) x  
185 we word info alam i lapisa we three (incl.)    
185 we word info aga i lisolana we two (excl)    
185 we word info aga hoboto we two (incl.)    
186 you alimu you (pl.) 1, 22  
186 you alimu i lapisa you three x  

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