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

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