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Language: Kahua (Mami)

Source/Author:  Tryon & Hackman (1983) 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Michael Dunn  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Southeast Solomonic:Malaita-San Cristobal:San Cristobal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ruma-na arm; irregular shift from *i > u 1  
2 left mafa-na left 57  
3 right oto-na right 42  
4 leg/foot əɣa-na leg; irregular *q >ɣ 1  
5 to walk ara walk    
5 to walk wato go down    
5 to walk ra go 1, 69  
5 to walk taɣere go up    
6 road/path tara road 1  
7 to come ra me come 1, 87  
8 to turn word info aforo turn 37  
9 to swim tnāmānu bathe 62  
9 to swim arasi swim 63  
10 dirty masuri dirty 82  
11 dust momo dust 28  
12 skin ɣawo-na skin 35  
13 back word info ɣeri-na back 39  
14 belly bwafuri-na belly 79  
15 bone suri-na bone 52  
16 intestines aŋeka guts 59  
17 liver roko-na liver 25  
18 breast susu breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ɣirara know;irregular addition of reduplicated final syllable 18, 102  
21 to think tako think 38  
22 to fear maɣu fear 1  
23 blood ɣabu-na blood 5  
24 head bwə-na head; irregular *au > ə 9  
25 neck rio-na neck 1  
26 hair word info warefu hair (body); irregular loss of *a 54  
27 nose bwarusu-na nose 1, 12  
28 to breathe manawa breathe 1  
29 to sniff, smell siɣini smell 12  
30 mouth fara-na mouth 42  
31 tooth riwo-na tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue mea-na tongue 7  
33 to laugh mamana laugh 51  
34 to cry eŋi cry; irregular *a > e 1  
35 to vomit momoa vomit; irregular *u > o 1  
36 to spit musu spit 14, 82  
37 to eat ŋœ eat; irregular *au > œ 15  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink tono drink 35  
41 to bite ɣara bite; irregular *k > ɣ 1  
42 to suck nuɣua suck 29  
43 ear kariŋa-na ear 1, 24  
44 to hear roŋo hear 1  
45 eye ma-na eye 1  
46 to see bosia see 63  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep mauru sleep 1  
49 to lie down word info tɒtɒ lie down 51  
50 to dream      
51 to sit oɣa sit 80  
52 to stand œra stand 40  
53 person/human being enuni person; irregular *i > e and *o > u 10  
54 man/male mwane man 1  
55 woman/female fefene woman 1, 47  
56 child kerekare child 40  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother ina-na mother 1  
60 father ima-na father; irregular *a > i 1  
61 house ruma house 1  
62 thatch/roof bareo thatch    
63 name ata name 1, 18  
64 to say wisia say 71  
65 rope waro rope 2  
66 to tie up, fasten rakua tie 64  
67 to sew word info te sew; irregular *ai > e 2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info faɣawasi hunt 15  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce rupuɣia stab 59  
72 to hit word info rupukia hit (stick); irregular *a > u 69  
72 to hit word info nafu hit (stick)    
73 to steal fanaɣo steal 1, 58  
74 to kill nafu kill 50  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
76 to live, be alive tefiŋa-na life; irregular *a > e 32  
76 to live, be alive tafitafi alive 32  
77 to scratch word info ɣaro scratch 1  
78 to cut, hack word info fara cut nut X  
78 to cut, hack word info tabia cut (wood) 66  
78 to cut, hack word info tabia cut (string) 66  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info sitaria split 55  
81 sharp masi sharp 72  
82 dull, blunt mabaŋo blunt    
83 to work word info taɣara work 53  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info akerafa swell    
88 to squeeze word info binoa squeeze    
89 to hold word info feresia hold 63  
89 to hold word info roia hold    
90 to dig taba dig 78  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info wota fall 71  
96 dog ao dog 58  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg oru-na egg 1  
99 feather warefu-na feather 45  
100 wing ɣaɣafa-na wing 1, 39  
101 to fly ɣafa fly 36  
101 to fly raŋo fly (insect!) x  
102 rat kiki rat 56  
103 meat/flesh fisiɣo-na meat/flesh 10  
104 fat/grease rafa fat/grease    
105 tail kere-na tail 39  
106 snake mwa snake 12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ɣū louse 1  
108 louse word info rita louse egg x20  
109 mosquito namu mosquito 1  
110 spider rawa spider 1  
111 fish sare fish 61  
112 rotten word info kakaɣa rotten 58  
113 branch word info ara-na branch 1, 17  
114 leaf afa-na leaf 34  
115 root waɣawaɣarana root 2  
116 flower taka-na flower 12  
117 fruit ɣua-na fruit 1, 26  
118 grass raɣua grass; irregular velar fricative 16  
119 earth/soil mwako earth 51  
120 stone stone; irregular *a > o 1  
121 sand one sand 1  
122 water word info we water 2  
123 to flow mwaɣanu flow 47  
124 sea asi sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest wapu bush 22  
128 sky wawearo sky 49  
129 moon faɣefa moon 39  
130 star fiɣu star 1, 51  
131 cloud word info roto cloud 65  
132 fog wafa fog 46  
133 rain siwo rain    
134 thunder ɣuɣurufia thunder 2, 63  
135 lightning maraŋea lightning 53  
136 wind roɣa wind 54  
137 to blow word info roɣa blow 51  
138 warm word info mafana warm 1, 72  
139 cold word info maɣarisi cold 75  
140 dry word info mamata dry 11  
140 dry word info riki dry 78  
141 wet risiɣa wet    
142 heavy fiɣa heavy 41  
143 fire ɣi fire 33  
144 to burn word info teteɣi burn 61  
145 smoke word info robworobwo smoke 14  
146 ash rafu ashes 67  
147 black masuri black 54  
148 white siki white 58  
149 red memera red 1  
150 yellow toratorakaɣa yellow 54  
151 green marawaɣuaɣu green 13  
152 small sisite small 63  
153 big rafa big 10  
154 short word info abwobwo short 56  
155 long word info bworafu long 16  
156 thin word info manufinufi thin; irregular *i > u 1  
157 thick word info ububuɣa thick 12  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick matoro sick 11  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info banienuni old (person)    
162 old word info banimwara old (thing) x  
163 new foru new 1  
164 good koro good 55  
165 bad, evil era bad 52  
166 correct, true eoto correct 13  
167 night bwoŋi night 1  
168 day taŋiana day 6  
169 year farisi year 8  
170 when? word info matenata when? 45  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at i at 1  
174 in, inside raro-na in 1  
175 above      
176 below narufuɣa-na below 60  
177 this eka this 6  
178 that      
179 near faɣaraŋi near 1, 74  
180 far faɣate far 1, 18  
181 where? word info ife where? 3  
182 I inœ I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou iɣo you (2sg) s  
184 he/she ŋaia he 1, 68  
185 we word info iɣœrua we (1du.incl) 26  
185 we word info iɣami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info iɣia we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info iɣamirua we (1du.excl) 2  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -mi your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you iɣamurua you (2du) x  
186 you iɣamu you (2pl) 1  
187 they ŋairœrua they (3du) x  
187 they ŋaira they (3pl) 1, 71  
188 what? word info ata what? 53  
189 who? word info wati who? 1, 69  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and make and    
193 if maŋa if 3, 68  
194 how? word info maŋa ife how? 48  
195 no, not marefa no 74  
196 to count toma count 14  
197 One word info eta one 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info oru three 1  
200 Four word info fai four 1, 65  
201 Five word info rima five 1  
202 Six word info ono six 1  
203 Seven word info biu seven; irregular *p > b 1  
204 Eight word info waru eight 3  
205 Nine word info siwa nine 5  
206 Ten word info taŋafuru ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info taŋarə netaɣe one hundred; irregular metathesis of l and ŋ 39  
210 One Thousand word info bwera netaɣe one thousand 23  

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