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Language: Arosi

Source/Author:  Fox 1970 
Notes:  Fox, C.E. (1970). Arosi-English dictionary. Pacific Linguistics 
Problems:  incomplete 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Southeast Solomonic:Malaita-San Cristobal:San Cristobal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand      
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot      
5 to walk      
7 to come      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin      
13 back word info      
15 bone      
16 intestines      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood      
25 neck      
26 hair word info      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth      
31 tooth      
32 tongue      
33 to laugh      
35 to vomit      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink      
41 to bite      
43 ear      
45 eye      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
55 woman/female      
56 child      
57 husband      
58 wife      
63 name      
64 to say      
66 to tie up, fasten      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog      
97 bird      
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly      
102 rat      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito      
110 spider      
111 fish      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
115 root      
116 flower      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
122 water word info      
123 to flow      
124 sea      
125 salt      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky      
129 moon      
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy      
143 fire      
144 to burn word info      
146 ash      
147 black      
148 white      
149 red      
150 yellow      
152 small      
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
163 new      
164 good      
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
167 night      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
182 I      
183 thou      
184 he/she      
185 we word info      
186 you      
188 what? word info      
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count      
200 Four word info      
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
6 road/path tara-[na]   1  
14 belly obaoba lap; irregular *bw > b, expect bw 36  
17 liver sae mind, heart, thought, liver of a pig 1  
18 breast susu breast/suckle 1  
24 head bʷau   9  
27 nose isuisu nose ornament 1  
34 to cry aŋi   1  
34 to cry aŋi-hi   1  
34 to cry aŋi-si   1  
36 to spit asihe to sneeze    
37 to eat ŋau to eat food. 15  
42 to suck susu breast/to suckle 25  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
46 to see rio look 14  
46 to see rio-si look at 14  
46 to see iro to look 47  
46 to see iro-hi look into or for 47  
48 to sleep moe to stay    
49 to lie down word info eno lie down/rest 1  
53 person/human being au-[henua] man of the place 1  
54 man/male mʷane   1  
59 mother ina-[na]   1  
60 father ama-   1  
61 house ruma   1  
62 thatch/roof ao sago palm 1  
65 rope ari rope 1  
67 to sew word info ta’i irregular presence of glottal stop 2  
71 to stab, pierce susu to prick, pierce 1  
71 to stab, pierce susu-'i stab,impale 1  
72 to hit word info wete to strike and injure    
72 to hit word info wete'i      
78 to cut, hack word info aha to cut, sever 97  
78 to cut, hack word info ahasi score, notch 97  
87 to swell word info ubu to swell 12  
92 to open, uncover waga to open, as the mouth. 49  
92 to open, uncover waga-si   49  
93 to pound, beat word info u'i-[ŋa'i] to beat upon (of rain)    
103 meat/flesh hasi’o   10, 65  
114 leaf rau   1  
117 fruit hua   1  
120 stone hau   1  
121 sand [hau]-bia white limestone rock, a cliff of crumbly white limestone    
126 lake rama water between reef and shore. 8  
130 star hi'u   1, 51  
133 rain uta   1  
136 wind daŋi      
137 to blow word info uhu to blow 4, 57  
137 to blow word info uhu-'i blow on 4, 57  
145 smoke word info asu-[na] its smoke 2  
145 smoke word info asu'-a smoky 2  
145 smoke word info sasu cloudy/smoky 2  
151 green ma-rawa green, blue 13  
156 thin word info ma-nihi   1  
160 painful, sick mata’i have fever 1  
168 day daŋi   6  
180 far [ha'a]-tau far off 1  
181 where? word info i-hei   3  
187 they ira   1, 70  
192 and ma and (but) 2  
197 One word info ta   1  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info oru   1  

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