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Language: Vangunu

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:East 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima-na arm 1  
2 left hɛnde left 16  
3 right matao right 5, 13  
4 leg/foot nei leg 63  
5 to walk keli la go up    
5 to walk la go 1, 69  
5 to walk ore go down    
5 to walk ɛne walk 11  
6 road/path huana road 35  
7 to come mai come 1  
8 to turn word info likoso turn 43  
9 to swim ponu swim 53  
9 to swim susue bathe 12  
10 dirty ninĵe dirty 72  
11 dust vɔnivɔni dust    
12 skin kakanĵa skin    
13 back word info kakandɔ back 112  
14 belly tia belly 1  
15 bone susuri bone 52  
16 intestines kuru guts 80  
17 liver kola liver 8  
18 breast susu breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable uvazani know 65  
21 to think mbalambala think 17  
22 to fear talokete fear 48  
23 blood nĵuka blood 10  
24 head mbatu-na head 9  
25 neck rua neck 18  
26 hair word info pulupulu hair (body) 31  
27 nose zui nose 1  
28 to breathe ziŋo breathe 20  
29 to sniff, smell hina smell 53  
30 mouth hunĵunu mouth 2, 44  
31 tooth livono tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue mea tongue 7  
33 to laugh viara laugh 60  
34 to cry ulo cry 41  
35 to vomit muta vomit 1  
35 to vomit lua vomit 8  
36 to spit kamisu spit 14, 22  
37 to eat ŋaŋau eat 15  
37 to eat mbɛmbeo eat 52  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink mbei drink 8  
41 to bite uzu bite 31  
42 to suck totopo suck 1, 32  
43 ear taliŋi ear 1  
44 to hear lemono hear 39  
45 eye mata-na eye 1  
46 to see ome see 17  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep musa sleep 53  
49 to lie down word info ɛko lie down 11  
50 to dream      
51 to sit rosu sit    
52 to stand tiva stand 11  
53 person/human being tinɔni person 10  
54 man/male marɔani man 1, 69  
55 woman/female ɔrɔreke woman 43  
56 child kanimburu child 12  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother tina-na mother 1  
60 father tama-na father 1  
61 house vanua house 7  
62 thatch/roof sinumba thatch 37  
63 name kila-na name 25  
64 to say kepoto say    
65 rope iku rope 15  
65 rope andoso rope 48  
66 to tie up, fasten pirini tie 18  
67 to sew word info pitipiti sew 19  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ɛnesʔe hunt 44  
69 to hunt word info hambu hunt 45  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce tasova stab 17  
72 to hit word info zɛke hit (stick) 54  
73 to steal siko steal 13  
74 to kill valɛngu kill 16  
75 to die, be dead lɛŋgu die 22  
76 to live, be alive tona alive 8  
76 to live, be alive tino life 8, 39  
77 to scratch word info karikari scratch 12  
78 to cut, hack word info talukutu cut (string)    
78 to cut, hack word info hirama cut (wood) 79  
78 to cut, hack word info tiŋge cut nut x  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info taŋgezi split 50  
81 sharp ŋasuna sharp 25  
82 dull, blunt paparako blunt    
83 to work word info tatavete work 17  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info moŋgo swell 24, 56  
88 to squeeze word info piloso squeeze 42, 50  
89 to hold word info tekʔ hold 58  
90 to dig eli 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 soŋga fall 77  
96 dog isi dog 52  
97 bird maunu metathesis of *manu(k)a 1  
98 egg vɔvɔtɔ egg 12  
99 feather kalu feather 9  
100 wing sasarava wing 51  
101 to fly ndɔndɔa fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly sarava fly 61  
102 rat kutu irreg reflex 3, 63  
103 meat/flesh mbɔrambɔra meat/flesh 48  
104 fat/grease ndeana fat/grease 18  
105 tail sisiku tail 13  
106 snake nɔki snake 19  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info liza louse egg x20  
108 louse word info utu louse 1  
109 mosquito ndɛri mosquito 43  
110 spider kukaere spider 41  
111 fish ihana fish 1  
112 rotten word info ponĵena rotten 9, 69  
112 rotten word info morete rotten 33  
113 branch word info raŋga-na branch 1, 34  
114 leaf rɔkɔ-na leaf 25  
115 root vurihi-na root    
116 flower nĵuala flower 41  
117 fruit ure-na fruit 30  
118 grass seseu grass 17  
119 earth/soil kakapisa earth 16  
120 stone patu stone 1  
121 sand keɔro sand 53  
122 water word info sule water    
123 to flow tototolo flow 15  
124 sea zera sea 43  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest ŋgɔanapiru bush 48  
128 sky velevelembaŋara sky 14  
129 moon paleke moon 34  
130 star seru star 38  
131 cloud word info himbu cloud 61  
132 fog kovele fog 13  
133 rain sierane rain 32  
134 thunder ŋgulumu thunder 2, 56  
135 lightning mandava lightning 39  
136 wind are wind 50  
137 to blow word info vovuzu blow    
137 to blow word info arare blow    
138 warm word info reka warm 58  
138 warm word info luluŋu warm 59  
139 cold word info manombu cold 58  
139 cold word info ŋgaumu cold 57  
140 dry word info popa dry 18  
141 wet kumbese wet 52  
142 heavy puha heavy 40  
143 fire ikusu fire 28  
144 to burn word info uruŋu burn 48  
144 to burn word info vasusulu burn    
145 smoke word info rɔvu smoke 25  
146 ash emba ashes 13  
147 black sinoko black 47  
148 white heva white 51  
149 red orava red 56  
150 yellow memeava yellow 17  
151 green mbuma green 19  
152 small kikina small 78  
153 big lavatana big 10  
154 short word info mbokusuna short 65  
155 long word info uluna long    
156 thin word info manovisi-na thin 1  
157 thick word info patuara-na thick 42  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mbakora sick 21  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info kakokoina old (thing) x  
162 old word info maroke old (person) 74  
163 new aŋguruna new 1, 14  
164 good leana good 22  
165 bad, evil siena bad 47  
166 correct, true norona correct 48  
167 night mbɔŋi malioŋgo night 1  
168 day rane day 6  
169 year mburumburu year 10  
170 when? word info pana viza when? 35  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at pa at 8  
174 in, inside pa toŋana-na in    
175 above      
176 below panapeka below 43  
177 this pia this 18  
178 that      
179 near tata near 9  
180 far zeu far 1  
181 where? word info pave where? 3  
182 I era I (1sg) 1, 24  
183 thou you (2sg) s  
184 he/she iei he 1  
185 we word info e karu we (1du.excl)    
185 we word info ita kia we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info ami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ita karu we (1du.incl) 1  
186 you amu kia you (2pl) 1  
186 you iɔ karu you (2du) x  
186 you -mi amu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
187 they eri kia they (3pl) 1, 69  
187 they eri karu they (3du) x  
188 what? word info naunu what?    
189 who? word info eze who? 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and mɛni and 2  
193 if mbe if 28  
194 how? word info naunu how?    
195 no, not ndai no 63  
196 to count aze count 10  
197 One word info meka one 31, 33  
198 Two word info karua two 1  
199 Three word info hike three 6  
200 Four word info mande four 3  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info ɔnɔmɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info nĵuapa seven 12  
204 Eight word info vesu eight 15  
205 Nine word info sia nine 5  
206 Ten word info naŋguru puta ten 23, 25  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info meka ɣɔɣɔto one hundred 10  
210 One Thousand word info mɛka tina one thousand 20  

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