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Language: Ghanongga

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:
1 hand lima-na arm 1  
2 left meri-na left 1, 59  
3 right matua-na right 5, 37  
4 leg/foot neneta-na leg 19  
5 to walk rereɣe walk 66  
5 to walk lao ɣɔre go down;    
5 to walk keni go    
5 to walk lao go 1  
5 to walk zae go up    
6 road/path zɔna road 35  
7 to come mae come 1  
7 to come lame come 1, 85  
8 to turn word info mbaliŋa turn 48  
9 to swim iu bathe X  
9 to swim pɔñu swim 53  
10 dirty panĵi dirty 70  
11 dust kavuru ni pezo dust 72  
12 skin vuliti-na skin 1  
13 back word info pɔkɔtɔ-na back 58  
14 belly lɔmba-na belly    
15 bone pundapunda-na bone 8  
16 intestines mbɔri-na guts 40  
17 liver kɔla liver 8  
18 breast navɔrɔ-na breast 34  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ɣilaɣilaia know 18  
21 to think roŋguroŋgu think 50  
22 to fear mataɣutu fear 1  
23 blood ɔruŋu-na blood 30  
24 head mbatu-na head 9  
25 neck rua-na neck 18  
26 hair word info pulupulu-na hair (body) 31  
27 nose izu-na nose 1  
28 to breathe vazae eŋa breathe 84  
29 to sniff, smell ɔmaŋia smell 15  
30 mouth ŋunĵu-na mouth 2  
31 tooth livɔ-na tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue mea-na tongue 7  
33 to laugh au laugh 61  
34 to cry lukana cry 43  
35 to vomit lua vomit 8  
36 to spit tue spit 64  
37 to eat ɣaniɣani eat 1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink mbuku drink 31  
41 to bite ɣarata bite 1  
42 to suck ñɔñɔpia suck 1, 22  
43 ear taliŋa-na ear 1  
44 to hear nɔŋɔro hear 1, 37  
45 eye mata-na eye 1  
46 to see ndɔɣɔria see 57  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep puta sleep 15  
49 to lie down word info kɔle lie down 42  
50 to dream      
51 to sit ñumu sit    
52 to stand turu stand 2, 69  
53 person/human being tinɔni person 10  
54 man/male marene man 1, 69  
55 woman/female rekɔ woman 40  
56 child kɔmburu child 12  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother tina-na mother 1  
60 father tama-na father 1  
61 house ruma house 1  
62 thatch/roof nizu ni ruma thatch    
63 name nizɔŋo-na name 26  
64 to say ɣua say 95  
64 to say paraŋa say 78  
65 rope veve rope 26  
65 rope ɣazoro rope 2, 53  
66 to tie up, fasten pikɔa tie 58  
67 to sew word info pitipiti sew 19  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info rɔpa hunt 46  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce sɔsɔa stab 67  
72 to hit word info ŋguroa hit (stick)    
72 to hit word info piŋgɔlo hit (stick)    
73 to steal iko steal 13  
74 to kill vukea kill    
74 to kill vaia kill 52  
75 to die, be dead uke die 23  
76 to live, be alive tɔa life 8  
76 to live, be alive tɔa alive 8  
77 to scratch word info kirusu scratch    
77 to scratch word info ɣarɔa scratch 1  
78 to cut, hack word info rupe cut nut x  
78 to cut, hack word info lɔmoto cut (wood) 120  
78 to cut, hack word info sɔkosɔko cut (wood) 81  
78 to cut, hack word info rambutia cut (string)    
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info paŋgalia split 13  
81 sharp ɣani sharp 14  
82 dull, blunt ŋanĵu blunt 60  
83 to work word info rɔiti work 49  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info mboŋo swell 24, 56  
88 to squeeze word info pinduru squeeze 49  
88 to squeeze word info mɔñɔa squeeze 23  
89 to hold word info arua hold 59  
90 to dig ɣeli dig 1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info lɔtu fall 63  
96 dog sie dog 52  
97 bird manuɣu bird 1  
98 egg tɔruru-na egg 1  
99 feather vuruŋu feather 43  
100 wing mbambana-na wing 42  
101 to fly tatava fly 48  
101 to fly laŋɔ fly (insect!) x  
102 rat mesu rat 54  
103 meat/flesh masa-na meat/flesh 43  
104 fat/grease ĵɔŋae fat/grease 47  
105 tail pikutu-na tail 37  
106 snake ndɔle snake 16  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ɣutu louse 1  
108 louse word info lisa louse egg x20  
109 mosquito rɔŋgɔ mosquito 50  
110 spider nɔkakavere spider    
111 fish niɣana fish 1  
112 rotten word info ñambo rotten 37  
113 branch word info kae ni suveɣe branch 24  
114 leaf neŋguru leaf 32  
115 root mbaɣere root 19  
116 flower vuvua flower    
117 fruit vua suveɣe fruit 1  
118 grass mburumburu grass 19  
119 earth/soil pezɔ earth 16  
120 stone patu stone 1  
121 sand naɣaza sand 54  
122 water word info pie water 36  
123 to flow tiɣitiɣi flow    
124 sea ivere sea 14  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest tɔkutɔku bush 62  
128 sky velevele sky 14  
129 moon pɔpu moon 35  
130 star seru star 38  
131 cloud word info lei cloud 56  
132 fog kɔvele fog 13  
133 rain nɔkɔro rain 33  
134 thunder paka thunder 65  
135 lightning kapi lightning 13  
136 wind ɣava wind 51  
137 to blow word info ɣava blow    
138 warm word info maŋini warm 16  
139 cold word info ndiana cold 60  
140 dry word info pindili dry 65  
141 wet tumbulu wet 53  
142 heavy mbɔɣata heavy    
143 fire niku fire 28  
144 to burn word info vui burn    
145 smoke word info tula smoke 52  
146 ash kau ashes 68  
147 black kunduru black 49  
148 white keala white 52  
148 white keka white 53  
149 red nĵemere red 49  
150 yellow mbɔe yellow 51  
151 green      
152 small pekina small 51  
153 big lavata big 10  
154 short word info papaka short 50  
155 long word info kakaza long 61  
156 thin word info ɛneve thin 29  
157 thick word info mɔta thick 15  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick sick 17  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info mbaraɣozo old (person) 77  
162 old word info ŋgɔele old (person) 62  
162 old word info lelu old (thing) x  
163 new kɔreɣana new 32  
164 good leana good 22  
165 bad, evil nakeleana bad 13  
166 correct, true leana correct 32  
166 correct, true tuvizi correct 32  
167 night mbɔŋi night 1  
168 day rane day 6  
169 year aɔrɔ year 47  
170 when? word info paviza when? 35  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at pa [nari] at 8  
174 in, inside pa kɔrapa-na in 24  
175 above      
176 below kauru-na below 13  
177 this ani this 1  
178 that      
179 near tata near 9  
180 far zɔu far 1  
181 where? word info pave where? 3  
181 where? word info pae where? 3  
182 I ara I (1sg) 1, 24  
183 thou you (2sg) s  
184 he/she aza he 1  
185 we word info ɣita kɔri we (1du.incl) 1  
185 we word info ɣami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ɣita we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info ɣami kɔri we (1du.excl) 2  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -miu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you ɣamu kɔri you (2du) x  
186 you ɣamu you (2pl) 1  
187 they ari kɔri they (3du) x  
187 they ria they (3pl) 25  
188 what? word info nazava what? 1  
189 who? word info izei who? 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and mbetɔkɔ and 24, 36  
193 if laɔ if    
194 how? word info aevei how? 47  
195 no, not      
196 to count ŋutia count 45  
197 One word info maka one 31, 33  
198 Two word info kɔri two 8  
199 Three word info kue three 11  
200 Four word info mande four 3  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info vɔnɔmo six 1, 55  
203 Seven word info vitu seven 1  
204 Eight word info vesu eight 15  
205 Nine word info sia nine 5  
206 Ten word info manɔɣa ten 18  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info maka ɣɔɣɔto one hundred 10  
210 One Thousand word info makavuro one thousand 36  

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