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

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