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

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