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Language: Saliba

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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand nima   1, 66  
2 left seuseuli   38  
3 right kahakahatu   78  
4 leg/foot kae   1  
5 to walk lao   1  
5 to walk yona walk along beach 68  
6 road/path keda   12  
6 road/path kamwasa   29  
7 to come lao-ma go-to speaker 1, 85  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim tuba   17  
10 dirty bida   140  
11 dust mukali      
12 skin dahi   100  
12 skin opi   15  
13 back word info dagela   22  
14 belly boga   21  
15 bone siyada   26  
16 intestines sinae   1  
17 liver kate   1  
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder dabyalo   27, 105  
20 to know, be knowledgeable kata normally as construction kabi-na ya kata 'I know it's kabi' 35  
21 to think nuwatu possibly nuwa-tu 'ming-throw' 30  
22 to fear matausi   1, 68  
23 blood kwasina   21  
24 head kulu   1  
25 neck lomaloma   128  
26 hair word info kulu   3  
27 nose isu   1  
28 to breathe yawasi = breath 22  
29 to sniff, smell pane   107  
30 mouth kawa   36  
30 mouth mwaka   98  
31 tooth kawa   65  
31 tooth mwaka   66  
32 tongue memena meme-na 'tongue-3sg.poss?' 7  
33 to laugh maluhi   66  
34 to cry dou   8  
35 to vomit maliwai   4  
36 to spit kaiso   14  
37 to eat kai   1, 44  
37 to eat heyawasi      
37 to eat namnam   46  
38 to chew word info nau (lohi) lohi = 'chew betel' 8  
39 to cook word info liga   28  
40 to drink numa   1, 34  
41 to bite kapulau kapu-lau? 16  
41 to bite kalasi   1  
42 to suck mumusi   6  
43 ear beya   66  
44 to hear lapui   77  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see kita   1  
46 to see kaikewa kaikewa = 'look, stare'    
47 to yawn mawahi   19  
48 to sleep keno   8  
49 to lie down word info keno   1  
50 to dream keno suwai   1, 67  
50 to dream yaoyaowa   71  
51 to sit tuli   157  
52 to stand tolo   2  
53 person/human being tamowai   68  
54 man/male tau   22  
55 woman/female sine   71  
56 child wawaya   94  
57 husband mwane   26  
58 wife mwane   18  
59 mother sina   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house numa   1, 49  
62 thatch/roof gatowa   1  
63 name hesa   1, 18  
64 to say hedede wane = quotation marker    
64 to say wane not full verb 157  
65 rope maina   86  
66 to tie up, fasten pai   146  
67 to sew word info bodi   7  
68 needle diyu   41  
69 to hunt word info halo e.g. birds or cucus, not used for hunting pigs 30  
70 to shoot word info lusa   48  
71 to stab, pierce sikwa      
72 to hit word info koi      
73 to steal kaiwahali   45  
74 to kill unui   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
75 to die, be dead mwaloi   18  
76 to live, be alive mauli   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info gamoli      
77 to scratch word info yasai      
78 to cut, hack word info boli   51  
79 stick/wood kaikaiwa   1, 33  
80 to split word info igali   31  
81 sharp mata   36  
82 dull, blunt putu   1  
83 to work word info paisowa   20  
84 to plant kuma   8  
85 to choose kaisunuwai   8  
86 to grow word info kini   59  
87 to swell word info seses swollen    
87 to swell word info bogaboga swollen 18  
88 to squeeze word info tam   33  
89 to hold word info kabi   23  
90 to dig giyali   1  
90 to dig keli   1  
90 to dig sala   10  
90 to dig tudai      
91 to buy hemaisa caus-price 69  
92 to open, uncover soke      
93 to pound, beat word info tutu or 20? 20  
94 to throw word info tu   31  
95 to fall word info beku   25  
96 dog kedewa   18  
96 dog wanohe      
96 dog tutu doggy (baby talk)    
97 bird manuwa   1  
98 egg pou   15  
99 feather tagola   13  
99 feather kulasi feather used as fishing bait    
100 wing pepe   21  
101 to fly loi   92  
102 rat kokolaka   33  
102 rat gimwau      
103 meat/flesh buluma   34  
103 meat/flesh yau?      
104 fat/grease momo   1, 65  
105 tail giyu   1  
106 snake mwata   12  
107 worm (earthworm) mwatamwata   10  
108 louse word info tuma   3  
109 mosquito himoyodi      
109 mosquito simwahihi      
110 spider gaigai   90  
111 fish yama   33  
111 fish loge      
112 rotten word info pwasa   9, 74  
113 branch word info laga   1, 34  
114 leaf lugu   16  
115 root lam   3  
115 root wuwu lower tree trunk (?)    
116 flower pasa   33  
116 flower wane      
116 flower latu. liyasi blossom    
117 fruit kaniyo   16  
118 grass lagau   33  
119 earth/soil tano   1  
120 stone weku   17  
121 sand nagali      
121 sand lekawa   98  
122 water word info waila   2  
123 to flow didi   52  
124 sea gabwa   73  
124 sea kalita   68  
125 salt kalita   12  
126 lake waila = fresh water 9  
127 woods/forest nukula   28  
128 sky yada   54  
129 moon waikena   14  
130 star kipwala   16  
131 cloud word info yalohi not sure what type of cloud this is 23  
132 fog madagau   108  
133 rain nabu   28  
134 thunder namanamali   68  
134 thunder mwanikiniki ?    
135 lightning tulutululu      
136 wind yaumai   73  
136 wind mana   20  
137 to blow word info lotalu (a) 76  
137 to blow word info towa (a) 20  
137 to blow word info yuhi (b) 4  
138 warm word info gigibwali   49  
139 cold word info gwaugwau   49  
140 dry word info a. pitali   74  
141 wet duwabwa      
142 heavy polohe   69  
143 fire kaiwa   35  
144 to burn word info kala   17  
145 smoke word info kasu. mwasiyou   2  
146 ash gawala   91  
146 ash kahusa kahusa = ash/soot? 92  
147 black duba   21  
148 white posi   67  
149 red pululu   114  
150 yellow yogeyoge   86  
151 green kalakalawa   13, 52  
152 small gagili   68  
152 small habulu   69  
153 big laki   43  
154 short word info kubwa   20  
155 long word info loha   36  
156 thin word info yaloyalo   66  
157 thick word info potopoto   67  
158 narrow giligili   86  
159 wide magaga   35  
159 wide (tadada?)      
160 painful, sick kamkamna painful    
160 painful, sick kasiyebwa sick    
161 shy, ashamed mwadine   43  
162 old word info beyabeya   50  
163 new hauhau   1, 26  
164 good namwa (also kausala?) 27  
165 bad, evil yababa   18  
166 correct, true mamohoi   59  
166 correct, true dudulai straight 96  
167 night boni   1  
168 day mayadai   66  
169 year bolimai   15  
170 when? word info kaiuya   1, 44  
171 to hide word info keno-wadam lie-hide    
172 to climb word info mwalae   66  
173 at unai (sg) 29  
173 at udiyedi (pl) 30  
173 at e-na (3sg) 29  
173 at e-di (3pl) 30  
174 in, inside luwa   71  
175 above kewa   39  
176 below guni   83  
177 this (te)ina   67  
178 that (te)meta close to addressee    
178 that (te)nem distal    
179 near keda-kubwa path-short    
180 far keda-loha path-long 23, 95  
181 where? word info hae-di -di (3pl.poss) 3  
181 where? word info hae-na -na (3sg.poss) 3  
182 I yau   1, 21  
183 thou kowa   1, 64  
184 he/she iya   1  
185 we word info kita   1  
185 we word info kai   2  
186 you komiyu   1, 13  
187 they siya   62  
188 what? word info saha   1  
189 who? word info kaiteya      
190 other hesau   68  
191 all maudoi   15  
192 and yo   31  
192 and na   7  
193 if ena   82  
193 if aga   67  
193 if taga   67, 83  
194 how? word info dohagi   19  
195 no, not nige   23, 24  
195 no, not nigele   23, 24  
196 to count hasili   20  
197 One word info kesega   32  
198 Two word info labui   12  
199 Three word info haeyona   66  
200 Four word info hasi   1, 65  
201 Five word info haligigi   23  
202 Six word info haligigi kesega five one    
203 Seven word info haligigi labui five two    
204 Eight word info haligigi hasi five three    
205 Nine word info haligigi hasi five four 17  
206 Ten word info saudoudoi      
207 Twenty word info tamowai kesega ye mwaloi li. 'one person is dead'    
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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