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

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