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

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