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

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