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Language: Nduke

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:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic:New Georgia:West 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
190 other      
19 shoulder vara   1  
44 to hear lemono   39  
47 to yawn mamava   19  
58 wife nggoele      
68 needle suni      
70 to shoot word info ghoto      
84 to plant riva      
85 to choose vile   1, 24  
86 to grow word info tonggo   27  
91 to buy vaghi   29  
92 to open, uncover silanga      
93 to pound, beat word info ruza   56  
94 to throw word info okini      
107 worm (earthworm) rute   29  
107 worm (earthworm) dol' rute   29  
110 spider kangga   43  
125 salt kavi   11  
128 sky taloso      
159 wide bero (-na)      
161 shy, ashamed kikizu      
169 year haoro   47  
171 to hide word info tome   18  
172 to climb word info keasa   24  
175 above ululu   29  
181 where? word info ova      
183 thou ghoi   1  
189 who? word info segha   1  
191 all dovuru      
207 Twenty word info rambete   16  
208 Fifty word info limangvulu   1  
5 to walk lamua "you go" 1, 69  
177 this hoa (1p sg)    
177 this hora (1p sg)    
178 that sara (2P PL) 19  
178 that hara (2P PL) 19  
178 that sana (2P SG) 19  
178 that hana (2P SG) 19  
39 to cook word info raro (in a pot) 56  
39 to cook word info nako (on a fire)    
177 this pia (ostensive) 18  
177 this tia (ostensive) 18  
50 to dream puputa (redup. of "puta": to sleep) 34  
169 year ran' haɔro (with specific year) 47  
76 to live, be alive tɔa alive 8  
31 tooth patu-na ancient "respect" word for teeth.    
192 and mbeti and 24, 36  
1 hand hɛhe-na arm    
146 ash ɔrɔ ashes    
173 at pa at 8  
13 back word info mundi-na back 3  
165 bad, evil hikerena bad 48  
78 to cut, hack word info kinɔ Barringtonia edulis "cut-nut" x  
14 belly hiapa-na belly 65  
176 below pa kauru-na below 13  
153 big lavata big 10  
97 bird rɔpete bird    
41 to bite kipea bite    
147 black ŋgila black    
23 blood ɔruŋu-na blood 30  
137 to blow word info ivoro blow    
137 to blow word info ivua blow 5  
82 dull, blunt raka blunt 62  
15 bone humuma-na bone    
113 branch word info kapaha-na branch    
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
28 to breathe ŋɔhi breathe 36  
144 to burn word info hutea burn    
144 to burn word info huta burn    
127 woods/forest heŋga bush    
56 child kɔmburu child 12  
131 cloud word info lei cloud 56  
139 cold word info imbulu cold 16  
7 to come mai come 1  
196 to count tasea count 10, 58  
34 to cry ŋire cry    
78 to cut, hack word info kɔpɔtia cut (string) 76  
78 to cut, hack word info taŋgea cut (wood)    
168 day rane day 6  
75 to die, be dead mate die 1  
90 to dig sokia dig 81  
10 dirty nena dirty    
96 dog siki dog 11  
40 to drink mbei drink 8  
140 dry word info pindili dry 65  
11 dust kavuru dust 72  
43 ear taliŋi-na ear 1  
119 earth/soil melaka earth    
37 to eat teteku eat 42  
37 to eat ŋaŋau eat 15  
98 egg vovoto egg 12  
204 Eight word info vesu eight 15  
45 eye mata-na eye 1  
95 to fall word info ndukele fall 39, 116  
180 far ɣasau far 1  
104 fat/grease zɔŋai fat/grease 47  
60 father tama-na father 1  
22 to fear malaŋgu fear    
99 feather vuvuru rɔpete feather 43  
160 painful, sick ranu fever    
143 fire ikuhu fire 28  
111 fish iɣana fish 1  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
123 to flow tɔtɔlɔ flow 15  
116 flower havɔrɔ flower 15  
101 to fly aka fly    
132 fog kɔvele fog 13  
200 Four word info mande four 3  
117 fruit nɔa ɣae fruit    
5 to walk laɣo go 1  
5 to walk ɣore go down    
5 to walk saɣe go up/ascend    
164 good leana good 22  
118 grass heheu grass 17  
151 green endendaka green    
16 intestines laɣu-na guts 39  
26 hair word info mbumburu-na hair (body)    
184 he/she aia he 1  
24 head mbatu-na head 9  
142 heavy mamata heavy 46, 35  
72 to hit word info mazea hit (stick)    
89 to hold word info taminia hold    
61 house ɣuɣusu house    
194 how? word info osu how?    
69 to hunt word info rɔŋgɔhɔ hunt    
182 I rai I (1sg) 1, 24  
193 if kɔni if    
193 if mbi if 28  
174 in, inside pa korapa-na in 24  
102 rat kurezu irreg reflex 3, 62  
74 to kill vamatea kill 2  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ɣiɣilea know 18  
126 lake kopi lake, pond, pool, flooded area 27  
33 to laugh ɣeɣele laugh 69  
114 leaf vuvuru leaf 18  
2 left ɣende-na left 16  
4 leg/foot nene-na leg 19  
49 to lie down word info kɔle lie down 42  
76 to live, be alive tinɔa life 8, 39  
76 to live, be alive tɔa life 8  
135 lightning kapi lightning 13  
57 husband baroghoso lit. "mature man" - no special term.    
17 liver kola-na liver 8  
155 long word info ɣɔndɔrɔ-na long    
108 louse word info ɣutu louse 1  
108 louse word info vutu louse 1  
108 louse word info lisa louse egg x20  
54 man/male remalea man    
54 man/male tinoni man 46  
103 meat/flesh pupusi meat/flesh    
129 moon rea moon    
109 mosquito nɔnɔɣo mosquito 50  
59 mother tina-na mother 1  
30 mouth hurɔ-na mouth    
63 name isoŋɔ-na name 26  
158 narrow vivingge Narrow/Thin    
179 near tata near 9  
25 neck rua-na neck 18  
163 new kɔreɣana new 32  
167 night mbɔŋi night 1  
205 Nine word info sia nine 5  
195 no, not ndake no 63  
27 nose isu-na nose 1  
162 old word info mbaroɣoso old (person) 77  
162 old word info ŋgoele old (person) 62  
162 old word info sasauna old (thing) x  
162 old word info kɔlena old (thing) x  
197 One word info keka one 31, 14  
209 One Hundred word info keka ɣɔɣɔto one hundred 10  
210 One Thousand word info keka tina one thousand 20  
160 painful, sick vitingi pain 95  
53 person/human being tinoni person 10  
79 stick/wood labete plank    
133 rain sɔŋe rain    
149 red zimiri red 49  
3 right matao-na right 5, 13  
6 road/path ripe road    
115 root aɣara-na root 2  
65 rope pahu rope    
65 rope veve rope 26  
112 rotten word info tumbu rotten    
121 sand karakɔne sand 1, 60  
64 to say ŋɔvere say    
77 to scratch word info viraka scratch 56  
77 to scratch word info ɣeɣerua scratch    
124 sea hivoko sea    
46 to see ɔmea see 17  
203 Seven word info vitu seven 1  
67 to sew word info pipiti sew 19  
81 sharp ɣiɣiri sharp    
154 short word info pɔpɔti short 9  
51 to sit tɔtu sit 104  
202 Six word info vɔnɔmɔ six 1, 55  
12 skin tutupa-na skin    
48 to sleep puta sleep 15  
152 small hitelena small    
29 to sniff, smell humaŋa smell 15  
145 smoke word info tula smoke 52  
106 snake ndɔle snake 16  
110 spider kaŋgaɣa spider (an unusual but valid variant) 43  
36 to spit ɣɔso spit 14, 83  
80 to split word info veŋgalia split 13  
88 to squeeze word info mbɔua squeeze, press, massage    
52 to stand turu stand 2, 69  
130 star pipino star 1, 40  
73 to steal hiko steal 13  
120 stone patu stone 1  
42 to suck nɔnɔpo suck 1, 22  
87 to swell word info mɔŋgo swell 24, 56  
9 to swim ruasa swim 50  
105 tail pikutu-na tail 37  
206 Ten word info manoɣa ten 18  
62 thatch/roof ropoto thatch 12  
187 they ri kɔri they (3du) x  
187 they ria they (3pl) 25  
157 thick word info mɔata thick 15  
156 thin word info manivisi thin 1  
21 to think ororu think 50  
199 Three word info kuhe three 11  
134 thunder paka thunder 65  
66 to tie up, fasten sandɔa tie    
9 to swim hihiu to bathe 12  
38 to chew word info teteku to eat (polite)    
38 to chew word info ngangau to eat (vulgar), to chew, to gouge 8  
44 to hear lemonia to hear it 39  
71 to stab, pierce hoele to pierce/spear through s.t.    
71 to stab, pierce hɔperia to spear 17  
71 to stab, pierce hɔva to stab 17  
5 to walk lelegho to stroll.    
5 to walk nimbaka to walk    
32 tongue elembe-na tongue 7, 17  
31 tooth livɔ-na tooth 1, 35  
79 stick/wood ghae tree/stick/log 1  
166 correct, true tuvisi true, correct 32  
8 to turn word info kekere turn 47  
8 to turn word info ilaŋa turn    
88 to squeeze word info pinduria twist, wring, e.g. wring out laundry 49  
198 Two word info kori two 8  
35 to vomit lua vomit 8  
138 warm word info navoɣo warm    
122 water word info kɔlo water 7  
185 we word info ɣami kɔri we (1du.excl) 2  
185 we word info ɣikɔri we (1du.incl) 1  
185 we word info ɣami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ɣikasa we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info ɣita we (1pl.incl) 1  
141 wet nenevu wet    
188 what? word info saɣa what? 1  
170 when? word info kɔsava when?    
181 where? word info ovia where is it? x  
148 white keɔrɔ white 18  
189 who? word info seɣai who is it/who's that? 1  
136 wind ivɔro wind 52  
100 wing mbetete-na wing    
55 woman/female remaŋgota woman    
83 to work word info tatavete work 17  
150 yellow meava yellow 17  
186 you ɣamu kɔri you (2du) x  
186 you ɣamu you (2pl) 1  
183 thou ɣɔi you (2sg) s  
186 you -mi ɣamu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  

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