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Language: Torau

Source/Author:  Ann Sirinai, Malcolm Ross 
Notes:  A lot of the 'i's have a circle over the top instead of a dot. Not sure if this is the author's writing style or if it is significant for sound or pronunciation.

Some additions from Bill Palmer's Dictionary (See Resources) 
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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:Mono-Uruava 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand baela   16, 72  
1 hand tuala      
2 left maeriu   1, 59  
3 right matau   5, 13  
4 leg/foot enelela   19  
4 leg/foot enelela   19  
5 to walk ma lao   1  
5 to walk pae sobi (he) goes    
6 road/path tauna      
7 to come pae lauma or 1? 1, 85  
8 to turn word info tabiru query? poor photocopy 49  
9 to swim pae su   12  
10 dirty sikosiko      
11 dust koau   17  
12 skin unina   1  
13 back word info iro      
14 belly tiala   1  
15 bone sumala   22  
16 intestines siopa   36  
17 liver ate-la   1  
18 breast puma as above    
18 breast susu chest 1  
19 shoulder aragu   1  
19 shoulder arau   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ataesalato   35, 127  
21 to think onouia   37  
22 to fear olaru as above    
23 blood masinina   7  
24 head pauna   14  
25 neck ruau   18  
26 hair word info pauna      
27 nose isuna   1  
28 to breathe name      
29 to sniff, smell oraora   52  
30 mouth nonotola      
31 tooth niotou   1, 35  
32 tongue meala   7  
33 to laugh lelea   52  
34 to cry ma tanisi   1  
35 to vomit opi   15  
36 to spit goau Spittle    
37 to eat aniani   1  
38 to chew word info mama   1  
39 to cook word info kokonoro bakes (in earth oven) 53  
39 to cook word info atoka      
40 to drink loa      
40 to drink kokoa   26  
41 to bite karatia (dog) bites 1  
42 to suck      
43 ear tanala   1  
44 to hear ma bola   38  
45 eye matala   1  
46 to see ma toria   126  
47 to yawn mamaha   19  
48 to sleep ma mausu   53  
49 to lie down word info eiko   11  
50 to dream tatada a dream 16  
51 to sit tuousalato is sitting    
52 to stand tegesesalato is standing 37  
53 person/human being tioni   10, 46  
54 man/male ala a-la?    
55 woman/female baina   1, 106  
56 child tabi query? poor photocopy    
57 husband ala-ala      
58 wife bainala   47  
59 mother niala   1, 83  
60 father pala   24  
61 house ruma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name esanala   1, 18  
64 to say atoato < POc *pato 92  
65 rope leako string    
66 to tie up, fasten aripukaina   126  
66 to tie up, fasten aripukaina (he) ties (a knot) 126  
67 to sew word info kabkab query? poor photocopy 49  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info obakia      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info atuna (he) fights 50  
73 to steal sioa   13  
74 to kill a-mate-a   2  
75 to die, be dead io ma mate   1  
76 to live, be alive na toala living (pig) 8  
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info kosia   9  
79 stick/wood au   1  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp ani   14  
82 dull, blunt patuku-na   45  
83 to work word info uaka kanji < TP wok ?   L
84 to plant paotaina      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info toa 94. (plant) grows 4  
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info gomoa   1  
90 to dig totobe      
91 to buy kaisi-a      
92 to open, uncover bebea      
93 to pound, beat word info ado-a      
94 to throw word info osomaina      
95 to fall word info ukau regular loss of *p- 19  
96 dog kaukau   17  
97 bird mari   33  
98 egg kiau   31  
99 feather parola      
100 wing parola could be pabola    
101 to fly ro (bird) flies 1  
102 rat kuake irreg reflex 3, 61  
103 meat/flesh mosunau   42  
103 meat/flesh io mosunala   42  
103 meat/flesh mosunagu   42  
104 fat/grease menaka-la   1  
105 tail kunela   27  
106 snake komukomu      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info mua      
109 mosquito lolo   42  
110 spider kakapiro   28  
111 fish iala   1  
112 rotten word info pusu   9, 72  
113 branch word info apa-la      
114 leaf roe   24  
115 root agarala   19  
116 flower purupuru   13 L?
117 fruit nari-na      
118 grass buburu   19  
119 earth/soil pidani   40  
120 stone pau   1  
121 sand kakana   1  
122 water word info ate   32  
123 to flow      
124 sea elo   41  
125 salt solo borrowed from Tok Pisin /sol/?   L
126 lake      
127 woods/forest paparemagesi      
128 sky kabu   41  
129 moon ibao   49  
130 star wiwito   1, 81  
131 cloud word info kamou      
132 fog kakata      
133 rain sua metathesis 1, 19  
134 thunder guru   2  
134 thunder pina   23  
135 lightning sinaua query? poor photocopy 2  
136 wind kiu (wind) blows 65  
137 to blow word info puia (blows - flute) 17  
138 warm word info pako hot    
139 cold word info rorogoro      
140 dry word info sasaga      
141 wet lom?lom??? poor photocopy    
142 heavy nabutu      
143 fire uda   23  
144 to burn word info tatunu   1  
144 to burn word info gau burns (grass)    
145 smoke word info asu   2  
146 ash koau   1, 69  
147 black sibisibi   39  
148 white kakata   43  
149 red sirisirika      
150 yellow tomotomonu   50  
151 green pepeaka      
152 small kikina   78  
153 big gesi      
154 short word info papaia query? poor photocopy 50  
155 long word info maraela      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide tatabana   37  
160 painful, sick asora a sore    
160 painful, sick pāu a pain    
161 shy, ashamed mamae   1  
162 old word info iuarina      
163 new auru   1  
164 good atorola      
165 bad, evil sakaninala   1  
166 correct, true odo-odo-la   13  
167 night boni   1  
168 day rare   6  
169 year      
170 when? word info aredoisa   34?  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at -ai   12  
174 in, inside tia-la = 'belly'    
175 above asa-la      
176 below abini-na      
177 this e   1, 18  
178 that io that (nearby)    
179 near batu-na      
179 near agisina   63  
180 far asauna-la   1  
181 where? word info iai   37  
182 I inau   1, 22  
183 thou      
184 he/she -ia object pronoun (demonstratives are used as free pronominal) x  
185 we word info nida we two (excl)    
185 we word info nida dad taninarua we two (incl.)    
185 we word info nidaia episa we (excl.)    
186 you nimu amu taninarua you (sing.) x  
186 you ine you (pl.)    
186 you ninudi ia episa you    
187 they io adi taninarua they two x  
187 they iodi they (plural) 25  
187 they nimu ia episa they three x  
188 what? word info na sa   1  
189 who? word info sea   1  
190 other papara   43  
191 all initarataradia      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not ka   19  
196 to count sodia      
197 One word info idai      
198 Two word info erua   1  
199 Three word info episa   4  
200 Four word info ewati   1, 65  
201 Five word info nima   1  
202 Six word info o?omo as above 1  
203 Seven word info itu   1  
204 Eight word info anu   3  
205 Nine word info sia   5  
206 Ten word info saunu   5  
207 Twenty word info erua saunu      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info rasu   4  
210 One Thousand word info p??leu query? poor photocopy    

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