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Language: Western Fijian (Navosa)

Source/Author:  Pita Tuisawau/Self (fathers language) 
Notes:  This is the Fijian spoken by the tribes of Nasikawa, Vusu, Buretu and others on the South Western coast of Viti Levu Fiji's main island as well as parts of the highlands.

"c" is pronounced as "th" in "then" 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Pita Tuisawau  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Central Pacific:West Fijian-Rotuman:West Fijian 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima   1  
2 left mawi   1, 59  
3 right matau   5, 13  
4 leg/foot la   30  
5 to walk yato   1  
6 road/path calevu   1  
7 to come la ma   1, 85  
8 to turn word info tevuli   15  
9 to swim qau   5  
10 dirty duka   17  
11 dust kulukulu      
12 skin taba      
13 back word info lobo      
14 belly kete   7  
15 bone tua   1, 10  
16 intestines gwacagwaca      
17 liver yate   1  
18 breast cucu   1  
19 shoulder bekau   22  
20 to know, be knowledgeable dau   1  
21 to think vakasama   42  
22 to fear matakucia   1  
23 blood dra   1  
24 head ulu   1  
25 neck domo   46  
26 hair word info rau ni ulu   40  
27 nose gicu   1  
28 to breathe cegu   40  
29 to sniff, smell garutia      
30 mouth gusu   2  
31 tooth baji   6  
32 tongue ma   7  
33 to laugh mali   3  
34 to cry tagi   1  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit katasivi   19, 55  
37 to eat kana   1  
38 to chew word info magia   1  
39 to cook word info varere      
40 to drink somu      
41 to bite kajia   1?  
42 to suck domicia   50  
43 ear bebe      
44 to hear rogo   1  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see tola      
47 to yawn masawa   19, 29  
48 to sleep moce   10  
49 to lie down word info daro   40  
50 to dream tadra   16  
51 to sit tadra   84  
52 to stand tu   2  
53 person/human being ecola      
54 man/male teigwane   1, 14  
55 woman/female lewa   55  
56 child luveasewa      
57 husband la teigwane      
58 wife la yalewa      
59 mother Nene   1, 83  
60 father Tako      
60 father Lavo      
61 house Were   14?  
62 thatch/roof sina      
63 name yaca   1, 18  
64 to say kwaya      
65 rope tali   1  
66 to tie up, fasten vesukia      
66 to tie up, fasten bukutia   41  
67 to sew word info culacula   31  
68 needle icula   21  
69 to hunt word info varoro      
70 to shoot word info vania   1  
71 to stab, pierce burakia      
72 to hit word info ravujia      
73 to steal drivajia      
74 to kill vamate   2  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive cola   6  
77 to scratch word info mila   31  
78 to cut, hack word info musukia      
79 stick/wood kai   1  
80 to split word info mala      
81 sharp gwata   36  
82 dull, blunt drili      
83 to work word info cakacaka   33  
84 to plant teitei      
85 to choose digidigi   41  
86 to grow word info tubu   1  
87 to swell word info vuka   7  
88 to squeeze word info lobakia      
89 to hold word info qulu      
90 to dig keli   1  
91 to buy volia   1  
92 to open, uncover dolavia   35  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki   20, 2  
94 to throw word info viri   30  
95 to fall word info lutu   58  
96 dog tui      
97 bird manumanu   1  
98 egg yaloka   30  
99 feather kula   50  
100 wing bekau   1, 59  
101 to fly vuka   45  
102 rat kucuve   3  
103 meat/flesh lewe      
104 fat/grease uro   44  
105 tail laulau      
106 snake gwata   12  
107 worm (earthworm) baca ni qwele   16  
108 louse word info kutu   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider viritalawalawa   1  
111 fish ika   1  
112 rotten word info mara   50  
113 branch word info katula   1  
114 leaf rau   1  
115 root waka   2  
116 flower senikai   9, 14  
117 fruit vuata   1  
118 grass mau   58  
119 earth/soil qwele   10  
120 stone vatu   1  
121 sand volivoli      
122 water word info wai   2  
123 to flow drodro   32  
124 sea wai taci   1  
125 salt masima   47  
126 lake drano   1  
127 woods/forest veikaikai   13  
128 sky lomalagi   1  
129 moon vula   1  
130 star kalokalo   28  
131 cloud word info o   12  
132 fog kabu   1  
133 rain luvu      
134 thunder kurukuru   2, 63  
135 lightning yaseyase      
136 wind cagi   1  
137 to blow word info liwa   36  
137 to blow word info uvia      
138 warm word info katakata   36  
139 cold word info kakasali      
140 dry word info macamaca   11  
141 wet lulu      
142 heavy bibita   37  
143 fire cece      
144 to burn word info tavunia      
145 smoke word info kobulu   13  
146 ash dravu   67  
147 black lolo   40  
148 white bucobuco      
149 red dradra   1  
150 yellow rerega   10  
151 green drokadroka      
152 small geregere      
153 big levu   10  
154 short word info lekaleka   8  
155 long word info balavu   16  
156 thin word info maremare   13  
157 thick word info kubakuba      
158 narrow qiqo   27  
159 wide rabalevu   51  
160 painful, sick raraci      
161 shy, ashamed madua   31  
162 old word info qase   53  
163 new vou   1  
164 good vina   21  
165 bad, evil bura      
166 correct, true jina   40  
167 night bogi   1  
168 day siga   23  
169 year yabaki   27  
170 when? word info ni gica      
171 to hide word info cilo      
172 to climb word info cake   2  
173 at i   1  
174 in, inside yaloga      
175 above yata   1  
176 below ra   8  
177 this okwe   17?  
178 that ogi      
179 near voleka   38  
180 far vayawa   4  
181 where? word info ivei   3  
182 I au   1, 21  
183 thou muru Query: 2 PL form (<POc *kamu+ *rua)?    
184 he/she o kia Query: 1 Incl form (<POc *kita)? 1  
185 we word info o datou   2  
186 you o iko Query: 2 SG form?    
187 they o kuru      
188 what? word info na ca   1  
189 who? word info o cei   1  
190 other kanikia      
191 all taucoko   38  
192 and vata nia      
193 if ke   5  
194 how? word info tara va ca   35  
195 no, not jikai   10  
196 to count wiliwili   34  
197 One word info kia      
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info va   1, 66  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info ono   1  
203 Seven word info vitu   1  
204 Eight word info walu   3  
205 Nine word info ciwa   5  
206 Ten word info jini      
207 Twenty word info ruasagavulu   3, 6  
208 Fifty word info limasagavulu   1, 2  
209 One Hundred word info kia na drau   2  
210 One Thousand word info kia na udolu   12  

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