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Language: Babatana

Source/Author:  Blust, from Tryon & Hackman (1983) 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Peng Du  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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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:Choiseul 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand kœrisi-   12  
2 left mœrœ   1, 59  
3 right njoŋa   41  
4 leg/foot zikini-   18  
5 to walk zɔzɔ   22  
6 road/path zuka   7  
7 to come me[i]   1  
8 to turn word info mbitiŋim liŋgisi      
9 to swim ŋgavelo   47  
10 dirty pito   15  
11 dust kau   17  
12 skin kœpa   12  
13 back word info totaka-   56  
14 belly mana-   9  
15 bone punda-   8  
16 intestines kɔmba-e   17  
17 liver kɔla   8  
17 liver mœmœni   21  
18 breast susu-   1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable vutini   64  
21 to think nanana   16  
21 to think nœni   16  
22 to fear zisi   27  
23 blood mandaka-   6  
24 head mbœti   9  
25 neck kukunu   25  
26 hair word info pulu hair (body) 31  
27 nose ziŋɔ   36  
28 to breathe ŋasapua   41  
29 to sniff, smell nœmbœ      
30 mouth njope   52  
31 tooth kekere-   8  
32 tongue lome-   7, 17  
33 to laugh mbere   55  
34 to cry ŋgela   35  
35 to vomit ndɔla   18  
36 to spit kukusu   14, 89  
37 to eat ɣœki   38  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink ɣœkimbi   24  
41 to bite kakiti   1  
41 to bite lɔmbe   37  
42 to suck nuripi   79  
43 ear taleŋe-   1  
44 to hear ɣate   10  
44 to hear vanata      
45 eye mate-   1  
46 to see ri   13  
46 to see ndɔndoro   57?  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep pamu   51  
49 to lie down word info mbikɔlo   41  
50 to dream      
51 to sit tuŋunu   21  
52 to stand ndere   10  
53 person/human being mbɔse   12  
54 man/male leke   15  
55 woman/female ŋgɔle kanji   42, 9  
56 child sua   9  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother tina-e   1  
60 father tama-e   1  
61 house pande   8  
62 thatch/roof ropoto   12  
63 name zitɔŋɔ   7  
64 to say pinjɔ   73  
64 to say sasei      
65 rope nɔkɔso      
65 rope suni   45  
66 to tie up, fasten pukiti   54  
66 to tie up, fasten nukisi   53  
67 to sew word info sira   18  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info saraka   17  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce pœŋgœ   16  
72 to hit word info vui   17  
72 to hit word info sima   18  
73 to steal siko   13  
74 to kill vuivale   16  
75 to die, be dead le   5  
76 to live, be alive tu   8  
77 to scratch word info kikiraka   15  
78 to cut, hack word info ŋgeto   23  
79 stick/wood ɣazu   1  
80 to split word info lipiki      
80 to split word info taŋga      
81 sharp riso   22  
82 dull, blunt vulumu   44  
83 to work word info njanju   15  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info pɔtere   17  
87 to swell word info mbuili   13  
88 to squeeze word info puŋgo   46  
88 to squeeze word info mɔnjo      
89 to hold word info paletœrœ   18  
90 to dig para   9  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info suru   20  
96 dog vasi   51  
97 bird rɔrɔkɔ   10  
98 egg niŋga-   10  
99 feather sava   8  
100 wing mbələkiria   13  
101 to fly riki      
101 to fly kiri      
102 rat runji   52  
103 meat/flesh ziɔ   10, 62  
104 fat/grease vua-e   37  
105 tail pipiti   46  
106 snake ndɔle   16  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info vutu   1  
109 mosquito zizima   38  
110 spider kakazo   34  
111 fish kuate   42  
112 rotten word info nambu   37  
113 branch word info vəŋge   19  
114 leaf vuraŋa   18  
115 root ləŋgətə      
116 flower mbœmbœli   40  
117 fruit mbœlia   19  
118 grass sisiu   17  
119 earth/soil lua   42  
120 stone katura   7  
121 sand karak|ɔne   1, 60  
122 water word info mbisi   6, 38  
123 to flow njarara   14  
123 to flow vuka      
124 sea tikava   46  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest siniŋga   23  
128 sky rani   1  
128 sky mœlœkana   4  
129 moon vɔkene   31  
130 star sisiriputu   1, 39  
131 cloud word info tɔmba   18  
132 fog ŋgaŋgau   38  
132 fog kasuku   12  
133 rain miŋga   25  
134 thunder varo      
135 lightning kapi   13  
136 wind vuvusele   33  
137 to blow word info vusili   18  
138 warm word info vila   14  
139 cold word info lulumu   14  
140 dry word info kava   51  
141 wet muŋgutu   14  
142 heavy niŋgata   12  
143 fire nako   8  
144 to burn word info sumbi   12  
145 smoke word info kanu   2  
146 ash kau   68  
147 black pito   11  
147 black ŋgisɔ      
148 white sele   15  
149 red mesara   38  
150 yellow nduru   48  
151 green tutu   16  
152 small vasiki   81, 83  
153 big pœu   50  
154 short word info tuko   66  
155 long word info ŋava   50  
156 thin word info zezemba   24  
157 thick word info tatamba   51  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mɔro   70  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info valaka   58  
162 old word info mbalava   75  
163 new varuŋga   1, 14  
164 good næe   69  
165 bad, evil rɔka   43  
166 correct, true tɔtɔŋono   35  
166 correct, true nəe      
167 night kuse   12  
168 day tava   32  
169 year ɣave   46  
170 when? word info mbisanda   33  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info zɔ puka   11  
173 at ta   7  
173 at   11  
174 in, inside lɔmbɔrɔe   1, 6  
175 above      
176 below saranjole   10, 11  
177 this ɣati   24  
177 this ieti   24  
178 that      
179 near vataŋa   62  
180 far kœu   42  
181 where? word info mbiŋœni   41  
182 I ra   1, 24  
183 thou re   1, 19  
184 he/she ɣœi   1  
184 he/she sa   x  
185 we word info zita mata   1  
185 we word info rami mami   2  
186 you ramu mamu   1, 22  
187 they zira mara   1  
188 what? word info ava   1  
189 who? word info ande   10  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and   7  
193 if mbi   28  
193 if sanda   34  
194 how? word info ava sɔ sei      
195 no, not kizao   19, 46  
196 to count [ki] kia   41  
197 One word info kəkə   31, 44  
198 Two word info kere   8  
199 Three word info tulu   1  
200 Four word info vati   1, 65  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info vɔnomo six 1, 55  
203 Seven word info vitu   1  
204 Eight word info viu   13  
205 Nine word info zia nine 5  
206 Ten word info mano   18  
207 Twenty word info karabete   12  
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info kəke ɣumbi one hundred 22  
210 One Thousand word info kəke mau one thousand 1  

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