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

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