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

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