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Language: Kubokota

Source/Author:  Mary Raymond 
Notes:  Kubokota and Luqa are very closely related although there are some grammatical differences and, I feel, more lexical differences than this word list suggests (Kubokota has a lot of borrowings from Bilua, a neighbouring Papuan language).

Orthography: q = voiced velar stop, v = voiced bilabial fricative, ng = velar nasal, ny = palatal nasal, g = voiced velar fricative, j = voiced palatal affricate. All voiced stops and affricates are prenasalized. 
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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:New Georgia:West 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima   1  
2 left meri   1, 59  
3 right matua   5, 37  
4 leg/foot nene   19  
5 to walk rerege a general verb meaning walk 66  
5 to walk lekoleko to wander or to go for a walk    
6 road/path zona   35  
7 to come lame   1, 85  
7 to come mae come to speaker 1  
8 to turn word info vidulu   82  
9 to swim ponyu iu = wash 53  
10 dirty paji   70  
11 dust kavuru opopu = dirt in house 72  
12 skin vuliti   1  
13 back word info pokoto   58  
14 belly iapa   65  
15 bone pudapuda   8  
16 intestines      
17 liver kola   8  
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder vara   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable gilagila(i) to know it 18  
20 to know, be knowledgeable gigalai knowledgeable 18  
21 to think roquroqu   50  
22 to fear matagutu   1  
23 blood orungu   30  
24 head batu   9  
25 neck rua   18  
26 hair word info vurungu   43  
27 nose izu   1  
28 to breathe singo   20  
29 to sniff, smell omanga   15  
30 mouth nguju   2  
31 tooth livo   1, 35  
32 tongue mea   7  
33 to laugh au   61  
34 to cry lukana   43  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit odolo spit betelnut 63  
36 to spit tue   64  
37 to eat gani eat 1  
37 to eat teku take (polite way of saying eat) 42  
38 to chew word info nyapulu a. 31  
38 to chew word info nyapunyapulu a. 31  
38 to chew word info piala b. 32  
39 to cook word info vavatunu   9  
39 to cook word info raro   56  
40 to drink buku   31  
40 to drink apo   9  
41 to bite garata   1  
42 to suck nyonyopo   1, 22  
43 ear talinga   1  
44 to hear nongoro   1, 37  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see bata (intr) 58  
46 to see bati (tr) 58  
46 to see dogoro (tr) 57  
47 to yawn mamava   19  
48 to sleep puta   15  
49 to lie down word info kole   42  
50 to dream putagita   34, 38  
51 to sit nyumu      
52 to stand turu   2, 69  
53 person/human being tio/tinoni   10  
54 man/male marene   1, 69  
55 woman/female reko   40  
56 child koburu   12  
57 husband marene-na also means man 26, 53  
57 husband kale-na spouse (lit. side/partner-3sg.pos) 58  
58 wife maqota-na also means woman 38  
59 mother tina   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house ruma   1  
62 thatch/roof izu lit. nose 42  
63 name izongo also a verb meaning to own 26  
64 to say gu   95  
64 to say paranga   78  
65 rope gazoro g- non-etymological 2, 53  
66 to tie up, fasten piko   58  
67 to sew word info piti   19  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ropa   46  
70 to shoot word info midi      
71 to stab, pierce qete   51  
72 to hit word info maja   56  
73 to steal iko   13  
74 to kill vai   52  
75 to die, be dead uke   23  
76 to live, be alive toa   8  
77 to scratch word info garo I scratch the itch 1  
77 to scratch word info kikama the itch scratches 47  
78 to cut, hack word info lomoto   120  
78 to cut, hack word info rio also means axe 80  
79 stick/wood suvege      
80 to split word info paqala   13  
80 to split word info soko      
81 sharp gani eat 14  
82 dull, blunt tupe a coconut crab, whose claws are not sharp x  
82 dull, blunt zake gani "it doesn't eat" x  
83 to work word info roiti   49  
84 to plant uma   8  
85 to choose mijata      
86 to grow word info toa also means live 4  
87 to swell word info bongo   24, 55  
88 to squeeze word info monyo   23  
89 to hold word info aru   59  
90 to dig geli   1  
91 to buy vai   29  
92 to open, uncover revanga   41  
93 to pound, beat word info kija   18  
94 to throw word info gona   55  
95 to fall word info lotu   63  
96 dog sie   52  
97 bird manugu   1  
98 egg toruru   1  
99 feather vurungu   43  
100 wing babana   42  
101 to fly tatava   48  
102 rat mesu   54  
103 meat/flesh masa   43  
104 fat/grease jongai   47  
105 tail pikutu   37  
106 snake dole   16  
107 worm (earthworm) kurege not sure if this is an earthworm or some other kind of worm    
108 louse word info gutu humans and dogs 1  
109 mosquito roqo   50  
110 spider kolobai spider species - no general term (kolobai = tarantula) 42  
110 spider okakavere      
111 fish igana   1  
112 rotten word info nyabo   37  
113 branch word info kae   24  
114 leaf equru   32  
115 root bagere   19  
116 flower havoro Roviana borrowing - possibly avoro or gavoro; aruru = to blossom 15 L
117 fruit vua   1  
118 grass buruburu   19  
119 earth/soil pezo also means ground 16  
120 stone patu   1  
121 sand nagaza   54  
122 water word info pie   36  
123 to flow nyoro also used of current 49  
124 sea ivere   14  
124 sea kolo   45  
125 salt kavi salt water for flavouring food 11  
126 lake kopi   27  
126 lake lopi   27  
127 woods/forest zolozo deep bush 54  
127 woods/forest tokutoku forested area 62  
128 sky oka   42  
129 moon popu   35  
130 star seru   38  
131 cloud word info lei   56  
132 fog gavu   1, 55  
133 rain okoro   33  
134 thunder paka   65  
135 lightning kapi   13  
136 wind gava   51  
137 to blow word info ivu b 5  
137 to blow word info iru a 71  
138 warm word info mangini   16  
139 cold word info lomozo   59  
140 dry word info pidili   65  
141 wet tubulu   53  
142 heavy mamata   46, 35  
143 fire iku   28  
144 to burn word info vurungu e.g. vurungia na buruburu (burn grass) 48  
145 smoke word info tula   52  
146 ash kau   68  
147 black kudekude   48  
148 white keka   53  
148 white keala   52  
149 red jemere   49  
150 yellow boe   51  
151 green bu green or blue 19  
152 small peki   51  
153 big lavata   10  
154 short word info papaka a & b 50  
155 long word info kakaza   61  
156 thin word info liqiri   28  
156 thin word info peki esp of people    
157 thick word info mota   15  
158 narrow ngijupu   38  
159 wide revata   10  
160 painful, sick vitigi   95  
160 painful, sick mo   17  
161 shy, ashamed kea   37  
162 old word info baragozo (man) 60  
162 old word info qoqoele (woman) 68  
162 old word info moana (from before) x  
162 old word info leluna (old thing) x  
163 new korega   32  
164 good lea(na) rarely occurs without nominalization suffix na, even when acting as a verb 22  
165 bad, evil ikere   48  
166 correct, true tuvizi(na) lit. straight 32  
166 correct, true zozoto   50  
167 night bongi   1  
168 day rane   6  
169 year aoro   47  
170 when? word info pa viza   35  
171 to hide word info ovo   27  
171 to hide word info golomo (tr) 21  
172 to climb word info keza a. = climb slope 24  
172 to climb word info zagere b. = ascend to the top 2  
172 to climb word info paja a. = climb slope 25  
173 at pa general preposition for inanimates; ta is for animates 8  
174 in, inside leo   28  
175 above are (on top) 23  
175 above nulu (above) 29  
176 below kauru   13  
177 this ani/ari prox sg/pl    
178 that zana med sg 19  
178 that zara med pl    
178 that nari dist sg    
178 that rari dist pl    
179 near tata   9  
180 far zou   1  
181 where? word info ae   37  
181 where? word info pae   3  
182 I ara   1, 24  
183 thou ao   1  
184 he/she aza   13  
185 we word info gami   2  
185 we word info gita   2  
186 you gamu   1  
187 they ria   25  
188 what? word info (na) za na = definite article 1  
189 who? word info i zei i = personal article 1  
190 other kaki also means some 21  
190 other mutu means more or again    
191 all doru   47  
192 and betoko   24, 36  
192 and beto   24, 36  
192 and ko   1  
193 if vei also means how/like 30  
194 how? word info vei   47  
195 no, not dai   59  
195 no, not =ke in clausal negation the clitic =ke attaches to subject markers 19, 85  
196 to count nguti   45  
197 One word info maka   31, 33  
198 Two word info kori   8  
199 Three word info kue   11  
200 Four word info made   3  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info vonomo   1, 55  
203 Seven word info vitu   1  
204 Eight word info vesu   15  
205 Nine word info sia   5  
206 Ten word info manoga (puta) puta 'sleep' is added to the decades but omitted when counting 18, 25  
207 Twenty word info rabete (puta)   16  
208 Fifty word info limangavulu (puta)   1  
209 One Hundred word info gogoto   10  
210 One Thousand word info tina   20  
210 One Thousand word info vuro   36  

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