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

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