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

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