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Language: Sa'a (Ulawa)

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:Malaita:Southern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand kiʔikiʔi-na arm 48  
2 left maumauli-na left; irregular reflex of *w 1, 59  
3 right pwalɔpwalɔ-na right 43  
4 leg/foot aʔae-na leg; irregular *q > ʔ 1  
5 to walk pwapwahe walk 81  
5 to walk lae walk 1, 90  
5 to walk lae ianɔ go down    
5 to walk lae go 1, 90  
5 to walk lae ileŋi go up    
6 road/path tala road 1  
7 to come lae mai come 1, 87  
8 to turn word info tatapulɔputɔ turn; irregular morphology 32  
9 to swim lɔtɔ bathe 8  
9 to swim ʔolɔʔolɔ swim; irregular glottal stop 74  
10 dirty mačaʔa dirty 77  
11 dust tahutahu dust 47  
12 skin teʔeteʔe-na skin 33  
13 back word info kɔlu-na back 60  
14 belly ɔpwa-na belly 36  
15 bone susuli-na bone 52  
16 intestines mwainiɔpwana guts    
17 liver hɔai-na liver    
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable saea know 35  
21 to think ačɔmai think 1  
22 to fear māʔu fear 1  
23 blood ʔapu-na blood 5  
24 head pwau-na head 9  
25 neck lua-na neck 18  
26 hair word info waraehu-na hair (body) 54  
27 nose pwalusu-na nose 1, 12  
28 to breathe maŋɔ breathe 47  
29 to sniff, smell maŋɔlia smell    
29 to sniff, smell wasu smell 50  
30 mouth wawa-na mouth 1  
31 tooth nihɔ-na tooth 1  
32 tongue mea-na tongue 7  
33 to laugh mwasi laugh 58  
34 to cry awara cry 46  
35 to vomit aʔana vomit 21  
36 to spit ŋisa spit 14, 58  
37 to eat ŋau eat 15  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink tɔnɔ drink 35  
41 to bite ʔala bite 1  
42 to suck ɔme suck 17, 84  
43 ear aliŋa-na ear 1  
44 to hear rɔŋɔ hear 1  
45 eye mā-na eye 1  
46 to see liɔ see 14  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep maʔahu sleep 58, 59  
49 to lie down word info enɔ ianɔ lie down 1  
50 to dream      
51 to sit neku sit 63  
52 to stand ura stand 40  
53 person/human being inɔni person 10  
54 man/male mwane man 1  
55 woman/female keni woman 8  
56 child ʔelekale child 40  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother nike-na mother 32  
60 father ama-na father 1  
61 house nima house; irregular *R > n, *u > i 1, 50  
62 thatch/roof kɔluha thatch    
63 name sata-na name 1, 18  
64 to say unua say 70  
65 rope iali rope; irregular initial i- 1  
66 to tie up, fasten hɔʔɔ tie 36  
67 to sew word info susu sew 17, 48  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info haʔawasi hunt 15  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce tɔrɔ stab 58  
71 to stab, pierce ɔtɔ stab 55  
72 to hit word info čarɔ hit (stick)    
72 to hit word info rapu hit (stick) 42  
73 to steal pɛli steal 12  
74 to kill hɔrɔ kill 48  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
76 to live, be alive mauri life 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mauri alive 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info karusia scratch 44  
78 to cut, hack word info ʔai tepi cut nut X  
78 to cut, hack word info papa cut (wood)    
78 to cut, hack word info tɔhu cut (wood) 22  
78 to cut, hack word info tɔhu cut (string) 22  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info papa split 57  
80 to split word info hita split 10  
81 sharp ʔala sharp 69  
82 dull, blunt kɔmu blunt 17  
83 to work word info čaumwa work    
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info mwapua swell    
87 to swell word info tɔla swell    
88 to squeeze word info nilɔsi squeeze; irregular initial ni- 19  
89 to hold word info hɛlɛ hold 63  
90 to dig ʔɛli 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 usu fall    
96 dog ʔusu dog 57  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg saolu egg 1  
99 feather waraehu-na feather 45  
100 wing ʔapaʔapa-na wing 1, 12  
101 to fly lɔho fly 1  
101 to fly laŋɔ fly (insect!) x  
102 rat ʔasuha rat; irregular *e > a 3  
103 meat/flesh hasiɔʔɔ-na meat/flesh 10, 65  
104 fat/grease rakuha-na fat/grease 17  
105 tail ʔuʔui-na tail 1, 57  
106 snake mwā snake 12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info pwɔte louse 21  
108 louse word info lite louse egg x20  
109 mosquito suma mosquito    
109 mosquito tahula mosquito 62  
110 spider lawa spider 1  
111 fish iʔa fish 1  
112 rotten word info ʔɔsa rotten 57  
113 branch word info sasara-na branch 1, 17  
114 leaf apaireu leaf    
115 root ʔimiʔimi root 27  
116 flower tataka-na flower 12  
117 fruit huahua-na fruit 1  
118 grass halisi grass 1  
119 earth/soil mwačo earth 51  
120 stone hɔiheu stone    
120 stone hau stone 1  
121 sand ɔne piru sand 1  
122 water word info wai water 2  
123 to flow ahe flow 10  
124 sea āsi sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest maʔusu bush 21, 77  
128 sky salɔ sky 13  
129 moon warowaro moon 38  
130 star uʔuiheʔu star 1, 51  
131 cloud word info rɔrɔčɔ cloud 65  
132 fog lahɔ fog 3  
133 rain nimɔ rain; irregular *e > i 34  
134 thunder uʔulɔu thunder 20, 66  
135 lightning naŋalia lightning 50  
136 wind ɔru wind 13  
137 to blow word info uhi blow 4  
137 to blow word info ɔru blow 58  
138 warm word info mačɔrɔ warm 62  
139 cold word info wawai cold 64  
140 dry word info ʔateʔate dry 77  
141 wet pwiniʔa wet 46  
142 heavy hiʔa heavy 41  
143 fire čuŋa fire 32  
144 to burn word info mamuʔu burn    
144 to burn word info unu burn 1  
145 smoke word info sasu smoke 2  
146 ash ɔra ɔrata ashes 40  
147 black pulupuluʔa black 10  
148 white rereʔa white 54  
149 red waruwaruʔa red    
150 yellow saʔɔsaʔɔla yellow 52  
151 green mɛlemɛluʔa green    
152 small haora small 61  
153 big paina big 56  
154 short word info pɔru short 60  
155 long word info tewa long 15  
156 thin word info mwarau thin 33, 35  
157 thick word info piʔɔra thick 43  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mataʔi sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info ratɔ old (person)    
162 old word info lahu old (thing) x  
163 new haɔlu new 1  
164 good kɔhi good 79  
164 good čiʔina good 66  
165 bad, evil aela bad 52  
166 correct, true ekɔhi correct    
167 night rɔčɔ night 11  
168 day čani day 6  
169 year halisi year 8  
170 when? word info iŋenita when? 1, 43  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at i at 1  
174 in, inside ilaɔ-na in 1, 69  
175 above      
176 below ikaɔ below 64  
177 this inihɔʔɔ this    
178 that      
179 near karaʔini near 77  
180 far haʔatau far 1, 18  
181 where? word info ihei where? 3  
182 I ineu I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou iʔɔe you (2sg) s  
184 he/she iŋē he 1, 68  
184 he/she iŋeia he 1, 68  
185 we word info ikaraʔi we (1du.incl)    
185 we word info imēlu we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ikaelu we (1pl.incl) 28  
185 we word info imereʔi we (1du.excl)    
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -mlu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you imɔrɔʔi you (2du) x  
186 you imlu you (2pl)    
187 they ikɔrɔʔi they (3du) x  
187 they ikiraelu they (3pl) 1, 69  
188 what? word info ŋataha what? 54  
189 who? word info atei who? 1, 68  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and na and 7  
193 if ana if 6  
194 how? word info eʔuwa how? 1, 39  
195 no, not pwaʔike no    
196 to count iču count 46  
197 One word info ɛta one 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info ɔlu three 1  
200 Four word info hai four 1, 65  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info ɔnɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info hiu seven 1  
204 Eight word info walu eight 3  
205 Nine word info siwa nine 5  
206 Ten word info taŋahulu ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info taʔe taŋalau one hundred 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info taʔe sinɔla one thousand 21  

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