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Language: Kahua

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 mæri alive 1, 76  
192 and ma and 2  
1 hand ruma-ku arm; irregular shift from *i > u 1  
146 ash rahu ashes 67  
173 at i at 1  
13 back word info muri-ku back 3  
165 bad, evil era bad 52  
9 to swim mamanu bathe 62  
14 belly oba-ku belly; irregular *bw > b, expect bw 36  
176 below ruɣuha-na below 42  
153 big raha big 10  
97 bird manu bird 1  
41 to bite ɣara bite; irregular *k > ɣ 1  
147 black masuri black 54  
23 blood ɣapu-ku blood 5  
137 to blow word info uhia blow 4  
137 to blow word info roɣa blow 51  
82 dull, blunt mamasusu blunt 56  
15 bone suri-ku bone 52  
113 branch word info ara-na branch 1, 17  
18 breast susu-ku breast 1  
28 to breathe manavasɒ breathe 1  
144 to burn word info suŋia burn 55  
144 to burn word info su burn    
127 woods/forest vapuna bush 22  
56 child kare-ku child 40  
131 cloud word info parœru cloud    
139 cold word info marato cold 65  
7 to come ra me come 1, 87  
166 correct, true oto correct 13  
196 to count totna count    
34 to cry aŋi cry 1  
78 to cut, hack word info rete cut (string) 98  
78 to cut, hack word info woro cut (wood)    
78 to cut, hack word info hara cut nut X  
168 day taŋiana day 6  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
90 to dig opa dig 84  
10 dirty bwēra dirty 79  
96 dog ao dog 58  
40 to drink tono drink 35  
140 dry word info mamata dry 11  
11 dust rahu dust 29  
43 ear kariŋa-ku ear 1, 24  
119 earth/soil mako earth 51  
37 to eat ŋœ eat; irregular *au > œ 15  
98 egg oru-na egg 1  
204 Eight word info varu eight 3  
45 eye mā-ku eye 1  
95 to fall word info wota fall 71  
180 far haɣatœ far 1, 18  
104 fat/grease œbena fat/grease 56  
104 fat/grease ahiɣiana fat/grease    
60 father vaema-na father 1, 21  
60 father mama father 1, 10  
22 to fear maɣu fear 1  
99 feather varehu-na feather 45  
143 fire ɣi fire 33  
111 fish siare fish 61  
201 Five word info irima five 1  
123 to flow oɣo flow; irregular loss of *k 48  
116 flower taka-na flower 12  
101 to fly ɣaha fly 36  
101 to fly raŋo fly (insect!) x  
132 fog vaha fog 46  
200 Four word info hai four 1, 65  
117 fruit ɣua-na fruit 1, 26  
5 to walk go 1  
5 to walk vato go down    
5 to walk hane go up; *panaik    
164 good koro good 55  
118 grass ɣo grass 57  
151 green maravarava green 13  
16 intestines aŋeana guts 59  
26 hair word info huru-ku hair (body) 31  
184 he/she ŋaia he 1, 68  
24 head bwœ-ku head 9  
44 to hear roŋo hear 1  
142 heavy hiɣa heavy 41  
72 to hit word info tahuru hit (stick) 45  
89 to hold word info tœa hold 77  
61 house ruma house 1  
194 how? word info maŋa ihe how? 48  
69 to hunt word info haɣavasi 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 nahu kill 50  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ɣirara know; irregular addition of reduplicated final syllable 18, 102  
33 to laugh ru laugh    
114 leaf aha-na leaf 34  
2 left maha left 57  
4 leg/foot œɣa-ku leg; irregular *q >ɣ 1  
49 to lie down word info lie down 51  
76 to live, be alive mœri life 1, 76  
135 lightning maraŋea lightning 53  
17 liver roko-na liver 25  
155 long word info borahu long 16  
108 louse word info ɣū louse 1  
108 louse word info mamānata rita louse egg x20  
54 man/male mane man 1  
103 meat/flesh hasiɣona meat/flesh 10, 65  
129 moon haɣeha moon 39  
109 mosquito namu mosquito 1  
59 mother kate mother    
59 mother kena-na mother; irregular *a > e 31  
30 mouth hara-ku mouth 42  
63 name āta-na name; irregular long vowel 1, 18  
179 near haɣaraŋi near 1, 74  
25 neck rio-ku neck 1  
163 new hohoruɣa new 1  
167 night buŋiana night 1  
205 Nine word info siva nine 5  
195 no, not mareha no 74  
27 nose mbarisu-ku nose; irregular *bw > b 1, 12  
162 old word info ɣemœa old (person) 61  
162 old word info marahaɣa old (person) 85  
162 old word info banimarɒ old (thing) x  
197 One word info eta one 32  
209 One Hundred word info taŋarœ ɣitaɣe one hundred; irregular metathesis of l and ŋ 39  
210 One Thousand word info rehaɣaro one thousand 25  
53 person/human being enuni person; irregular *i > e and *o > u 10  
133 rain raŋi rain 7  
102 rat kiki rat 56  
149 red memera red 1  
3 right oto right 42  
6 road/path tara road 1  
115 root vaɣa-na root 2  
65 rope varo rope 2  
112 rotten word info kakaɣa rotten 58  
121 sand one sand 1  
64 to say visia say 71  
77 to scratch word info ɣaro scratch 1  
124 sea āsi sea 1  
46 to see bɔsia see 63  
203 Seven word info piu seven 1  
67 to sew word info tea sew; irregular *ai > e 2  
81 sharp māsi sharp 72  
154 short word info abubu short 56  
160 painful, sick maeha sick 58  
51 to sit oɣa sit 80  
202 Six word info ono six 1  
12 skin ɣavo skin 35  
128 sky matava sky 50  
48 to sleep mweru sleep 1, 70  
152 small sisite small 63  
29 to sniff, smell siɣinia smell 12  
145 smoke word info robworobwo smoke 14  
106 snake snake 12  
110 spider ravɒ spider 1  
36 to spit musu spit 14, 82  
80 to split word info waɣaria split 32  
88 to squeeze word info rumuɣia squeeze    
71 to stab, pierce rupu stab 59  
52 to stand œra stand 40  
130 star hiɣu star 1, 51  
73 to steal hanaɣo steal 1, 58  
120 stone stone; irregular *a > o 1  
42 to suck nuɣu suck 29  
87 to swell word info mamanu swell    
9 to swim arasi swim 63  
105 tail kere tail 39  
206 Ten word info taŋahuru ten 5  
62 thatch/roof ao thatch 1  
187 they ŋairarua they (3du) x  
187 they ŋaira they (3pl) 1, 71  
157 thick word info upupuɣa thick 12  
156 thin word info rakeɣa thin    
156 thin word info mahinihini thin; irregular metathesis of *n and *s 1  
21 to think tako think 38  
177 this anike this    
199 Three word info oru three 1  
134 thunder akurɒ thunder; with irregular additional a- 2, 63  
66 to tie up, fasten raku tie 64  
32 tongue mea-ku tongue 7  
31 tooth rivo-ku tooth 1, 35  
8 to turn word info ahoro turn 37  
198 Two word info erua two 1  
35 to vomit momoa vomit; irregular *u > o 1  
5 to walk hatare walk    
138 warm word info mahana warm 1, 72  
122 water word info ve water 2  
185 we word info iɣamirua we (1du.excl) 2  
185 we word info ɣarua we (1du.incl) 2  
185 we word info iɣami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info iɣia we (1pl.incl) 1  
141 wet ruhu wet 66  
188 what? word info ta what? 1, 52  
170 when? word info keta when? 1, 44  
181 where? word info ihe where? 3  
148 white siki white 58  
189 who? word info wati who? 1, 69  
136 wind roɣa wind 54  
100 wing ɣaɣaha-na wing 1, 39  
55 woman/female ɣete woman; irregular *a >e 12  
83 to work word info taɣara work 53  
169 year harisi year 8  
150 yellow herehereɣa yellow 55  
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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