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Language: Nanggu

Source/Author:  Tryon & Hackman (1983) 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Robert Ross  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Temotu:Reefs-Santa Cruz 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand nümü =arm 1, 66  
2 left kanumœ   41  
3 right      
4 leg/foot ne      
5 to walk   71  
6 road/path lœpœki   31  
7 to come vam   26  
8 to turn word info alaœ      
9 to swim yo      
10 dirty onoŋgo      
11 dust okiu      
12 skin mbe   47?  
13 back word info nimbœ   9  
13 back word info nɔtwɔmbœ      
14 belly tupolɔ?tapɒ      
15 bone andu      
16 intestines mbeloti guts    
17 liver ɔkiɛnde      
18 breast nətʰi nœye   32  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ikyɒu   18?  
21 to think awœ   47  
22 to fear ikola[u]      
23 blood mœpiœ   27  
24 head naɔ   15  
25 neck nuo   18  
26 hair word info mœplü hair of body - no entry for hair of head 31  
27 nose ndɔtu   37  
28 to breathe niau   1  
29 to sniff, smell wœtü      
30 mouth nambʷa   41  
31 tooth nũŋũ   1  
32 tongue nalambmʷə   24  
33 to laugh iopʷai      
34 to cry yœni   1  
35 to vomit noŋumbao   16  
36 to spit œmbila   21  
37 to eat ŋa   1, 12  
37 to eat mʷæ   8  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink ŋgə      
41 to bite mʷakæ   35  
42 to suck yombu   26  
43 ear lɔdɔtɔ   21?  
44 to hear wəlɛ      
45 eye mnɒ   1  
45 eye pnɔ   1  
46 to see mɔla   31  
46 to see   32  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep tumu   37  
48 to sleep mu   37  
49 to lie down word info   1  
50 to dream      
51 to sit tuena      
51 to sit wæplɒ   82  
52 to stand tu   2  
53 person/human being lepmelɒ   36  
54 man/male nɔnde      
55 woman/female ɔ̅plə   36  
56 child ɔmbia      
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother itœm      
59 mother ise   25  
60 father piye-      
61 house mātʰu      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name nɒtnu   22  
64 to say pi   39  
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten lavi      
66 to tie up, fasten lue      
67 to sew word info yalu sew    
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ŋuma      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce mbɔ      
72 to hit word info   52  
73 to steal      
74 to kill nimbi   44  
75 to die, be dead mbʷə   19  
76 to live, be alive nelia alive    
77 to scratch word info noukou      
78 to cut, hack word info lapʷœki      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info itaŋalei      
81 sharp imaiyœ   36  
82 dull, blunt imu      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info imbu      
88 to squeeze word info nœvio      
89 to hold word info male   53  
90 to dig nœkʷœ   35  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info utʰa      
95 to fall word info təmʷou   45  
96 dog kuli Probably Polynesian borrowing 7 L?
97 bird ndoɣe      
97 bird dœwe      
98 egg malitnɒ      
98 egg neindoɣe      
99 feather mœplü   39, 1  
100 wing nambʷe   3  
101 to fly ilvœ   1  
102 rat nǰapuŋgə      
103 meat/flesh nɒtwa      
104 fat/grease nœtuanɔ      
105 tail nüŋgütlu   35  
106 snake nümʷa   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info nɒwi   1  
109 mosquito mʷalæla      
110 spider mɛniŋe      
111 fish nətʌ̃      
112 rotten word info imbʷemi      
112 rotten word info ipunda      
113 branch word info lœlānuŋɔ      
114 leaf lɛpũ/lɛu   1  
115 root nambɔ nuŋɔ   15  
116 flower      
117 fruit nɔa nuŋɔ   1  
118 grass lɛpmü   29  
119 earth/soil kɔtɔnɔ   1  
119 earth/soil mʷeitnɒ   1  
119 earth/soil mei-tnâ   1  
120 stone ɔpya   1  
121 sand ndanɔ      
122 water word info loku      
123 to flow lewi      
124 sea ndakawü      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest gæiplüwu bush    
128 sky mbɔŋawə   27  
129 moon təmʷə   22  
130 star pipi      
131 cloud word info ndɔmba   33  
132 fog akambœ   24  
132 fog mʷæŋü      
133 rain ipmü   16  
134 thunder təkila      
135 lightning      
136 wind nuo      
137 to blow word info vio      
137 to blow word info yuki      
138 warm word info upu   30  
139 cold word info imya   1  
140 dry word info imiŋa   34  
141 wet ibu      
142 heavy imalue   28  
143 fire ākʰu      
144 to burn word info ivœlæ      
144 to burn word info wolepe      
145 smoke word info ɔ̅kɔ      
145 smoke word info nɒkaku   2?  
146 ash nümbu   31  
147 black mbɔ   45  
147 black imblu   45  
148 white lawi      
148 white upɒ   45  
149 red imbla   1  
149 red i-bla   1  
150 yellow imœmblɒ   40  
151 green imblɒŋɒ   13  
152 small ūtʰa      
153 big ilœpʰi      
154 short word info imbɔtu   9  
155 long word info imbuki      
155 long word info ibowi   16  
156 thin word info imele   15  
157 thick word info ive      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick tʰətʰave      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info lakulœ of person    
162 old word info mblalo of thing x  
163 new nambolu   1?  
164 good ikʰotʰei      
164 good iko      
165 bad, evil itʰua      
166 correct, true ikore      
167 night nɔ̅mbu   13, 1  
168 day ɔ̅mbu   21  
169 year napandaleku      
170 when? word info ndœkɛ      
170 when? word info næü      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at nike      
174 in, inside nike      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this eke   6  
177 this ekæ      
178 that      
179 near yoyam      
180 far me      
181 where? word info meinde      
182 I ni   1, 22  
183 thou nim sg. s  
184 he/she ninde he 19  
185 we word info niŋgœ pl.excl. 15  
185 we word info nimu pl.    
185 we word info ninda dl.incl.    
186 you nimu pl. 24  
187 they nine they    
188 what? word info ndoei   31  
189 who? word info iœkɛ   31?  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and naŋi      
193 if naŋi      
194 how? word info manda dai we      
195 no, not      
196 to count nakiu      
197 One word info təte   14  
197 One word info æte   14  
198 Two word info lʌli   1  
199 Three word info lʌtü   1  
200 Four word info lʌfɔ   1  
201 Five word info lʌməf   1  
202 Six word info lʌətʰemǣ      
203 Seven word info tumətu      
204 Eight word info tuməli      
205 Nine word info tuməte      
206 Ten word info nəpnu   5, 9  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info tə lau      
210 One Thousand word info      

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