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

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