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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:
175 above      
191 all      
192 and ma and 2  
146 ash rahu ashes 67  
173 at i at 1  
13 back word info muri-ku back 3  
165 bad, evil era bad 52  
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  
147 black masuri black 54  
23 blood ɣapu-ku blood 5  
15 bone suri-ku bone 52  
113 branch word info ara-na branch 1, 17  
18 breast susu-ku breast 1  
56 child kare-ku child 40  
131 cloud word info parœru cloud    
139 cold word info marato cold 65  
166 correct, true oto correct 13  
168 day taŋiana day 6  
10 dirty bwēra dirty 79  
96 dog ao dog 58  
140 dry word info mamata dry 11  
82 dull, blunt mamasusu blunt 56  
11 dust rahu dust 29  
43 ear kariŋa-ku ear 1, 24  
119 earth/soil mako earth 51  
98 egg oru-na egg 1  
204 Eight word info varu eight 3  
45 eye mā-ku eye 1  
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  
99 feather varehu-na feather 45  
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire ɣi fire 33  
111 fish siare fish 61  
201 Five word info irima five 1  
116 flower taka-na flower 12  
132 fog vaha fog 46  
200 Four word info hai four 1, 65  
117 fruit ɣua-na fruit 1, 26  
164 good koro good 55  
118 grass ɣo grass 57  
151 green maravarava green 13  
26 hair word info huru-ku hair (body) 31  
1 hand ruma-ku arm; irregular shift from *i > u 1  
184 he/she ŋaia he 1, 68  
24 head bwœ-ku head 9  
142 heavy hiɣa heavy 41  
61 house ruma house 1  
194 how? word info maŋa ihe how? 48  
57 husband      
182 I inœ I (1sg) 1, 22  
193 if maŋa if 3, 68  
174 in, inside raro-na in 1  
16 intestines aŋeana guts 59  
126 lake      
114 leaf aha-na leaf 34  
2 left maha left 57  
4 leg/foot œɣa-ku leg; irregular *q >ɣ 1  
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 kena-na mother; irregular *a > e 31  
59 mother kate mother    
30 mouth hara-ku mouth 42  
63 name āta-na name; irregular long vowel 1, 18  
158 narrow      
179 near haɣaraŋi near 1, 74  
25 neck rio-ku neck 1  
68 needle      
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  
190 other      
160 painful, sick maeha sick 58  
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  
125 salt      
121 sand one sand 1  
124 sea āsi sea 1  
203 Seven word info piu seven 1  
81 sharp māsi sharp 72  
154 short word info abubu short 56  
19 shoulder      
161 shy, ashamed      
202 Six word info ono six 1  
12 skin ɣavo skin 35  
128 sky matava sky 50  
152 small sisite small 63  
145 smoke word info robworobwo smoke 14  
106 snake snake 12  
110 spider ravɒ spider 1  
130 star hiɣu star 1, 51  
79 stick/wood      
120 stone stone; irregular *a > o 1  
105 tail kere tail 39  
206 Ten word info taŋahuru ten 5  
178 that      
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 mahinihini thin; irregular metathesis of *n and *s 1  
156 thin word info rakeɣa thin    
177 this anike this    
183 thou iɣo you (2sg) s  
199 Three word info oru three 1  
134 thunder akurɒ thunder; with irregular additional a- 2, 63  
41 to bite ɣara bite; irregular *k > ɣ 1  
137 to blow word info uhia blow 4  
137 to blow word info roɣa blow 51  
28 to breathe manavasɒ breathe 1  
144 to burn word info suŋia burn 55  
144 to burn word info su burn    
91 to buy      
38 to chew word info      
85 to choose      
172 to climb word info      
7 to come ra me come 1, 87  
39 to cook word info      
196 to count totna count    
34 to cry aŋi cry 1  
78 to cut, hack word info hara cut nut X  
78 to cut, hack word info woro cut (wood)    
78 to cut, hack word info rete cut (string) 98  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
90 to dig opa dig 84  
50 to dream      
40 to drink tono drink 35  
37 to eat ŋœ eat; irregular *au > œ 15  
95 to fall word info wota fall 71  
22 to fear maɣu fear 1  
123 to flow oɣo flow; irregular loss of *k 48  
101 to fly ɣaha fly 36  
101 to fly raŋo fly (insect!) x  
86 to grow word info      
44 to hear roŋo hear 1  
171 to hide word info      
72 to hit word info tahuru hit (stick) 45  
89 to hold word info tœa hold 77  
69 to hunt word info haɣavasi hunt 15  
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    
49 to lie down word info lie down 51  
76 to live, be alive mœri life 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mæri alive 1, 76  
92 to open, uncover      
84 to plant      
93 to pound, beat word info      
64 to say visia say 71  
77 to scratch word info ɣaro scratch 1  
46 to see bɔsia see 63  
67 to sew word info tea sew; irregular *ai > e 2  
70 to shoot word info      
51 to sit oɣa sit 80  
48 to sleep mweru sleep 1, 70  
29 to sniff, smell siɣinia smell 12  
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  
73 to steal hanaɣo steal 1, 58  
42 to suck nuɣu suck 29  
87 to swell word info mamanu swell    
9 to swim mamanu bathe 62  
9 to swim arasi swim 63  
21 to think tako think 38  
94 to throw word info      
66 to tie up, fasten raku tie 64  
8 to turn word info ahoro turn 37  
35 to vomit momoa vomit; irregular *u > o 1  
5 to walk hatare walk    
5 to walk vato go down    
5 to walk go 1  
5 to walk hane go up; *panaik    
83 to work word info taɣara work 53  
47 to yawn      
32 tongue mea-ku tongue 7  
31 tooth rivo-ku tooth 1, 35  
207 Twenty word info      
198 Two word info erua two 1  
138 warm word info mahana warm 1, 72  
122 water word info ve water 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  
185 we word info iɣamirua we (1du.excl) 2  
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  
159 wide      
58 wife      
136 wind roɣa wind 54  
100 wing ɣaɣaha-na wing 1, 39  
55 woman/female ɣete woman; irregular *a >e 12  
127 woods/forest vapuna bush 22  
107 worm (earthworm)      
169 year harisi year 8  
150 yellow herehereɣa yellow 55  
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  

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