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Language: Malango

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:Gela-Guadalcanal:Guadalcanal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima-na arm 1  
2 left mauli-na left 1, 59  
3 right mandɔa-na right; irregular loss of *l/*R; irregular diphthongisation of final vowels 9  
4 leg/foot tua-na leg 95  
5 to walk ndatɔ go up    
5 to walk ndia go 30  
5 to walk sivɔ go down    
5 to walk ndindia walk    
6 road/path sala road 1  
7 to come mai come 1  
8 to turn word info leleɔ turn    
9 to swim ɔlɔ swim 74  
9 to swim lesɔ bathe; irregular *o > e 8  
10 dirty naŋguha dirty 55  
11 dust papasaha dust 19  
12 skin kevu-na skin    
13 back word info mbuke-na back 13  
14 belly tɔmba-na belly 36  
15 bone suli-na bone 52  
16 intestines tinae-na guts 1  
17 liver ate-na liver 1  
18 breast čuču-na breast 1  
19 shoulder kokove-mu   43  
20 to know, be knowledgeable hanā know    
21 to think pandā think 36  
22 to fear matahu fear 1  
23 blood hambu-na blood 5  
24 head vuŋa-na head 2  
25 neck liɔ-na neck 1  
26 hair word info vulunitanɔ-na hair (body) 31  
27 nose isu-na nose 1  
28 to breathe mahɔmahɔ breathe 17  
29 to sniff, smell sihini smell 12  
30 mouth maŋa-na mouth 13  
31 tooth livɔ-na tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue lapi-na tongue 21  
33 to laugh kia laugh 14  
34 to cry ɔra cry 45  
35 to vomit mumuta vomit 1  
36 to spit čuve spit 19, 88  
37 to eat hania eat 1  
38 to chew word info ngataa   35  
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink inu drink 1  
41 to bite ŋɔtia bite 77  
42 to suck mučua suck 20  
43 ear valiŋe-na ear 1, 23  
44 to hear rɔŋɔnia hear 1  
45 eye mata-na eye 1  
46 to see mɔrɔsia see 60  
47 to yawn mama'o irregular presence of glottal stop 19  
48 to sleep maturu sleep 1  
48 to sleep mbiku sleep 57  
49 to lie down word info nĵarɔ lie down 49  
50 to dream mbolebole   10  
51 to sit tɔhɔtū sit    
52 to stand tū čau stand 2  
53 person/human being tinɔni person 10  
54 man/male mane man 1  
55 woman/female ndaki woman 25  
56 child ŋgari child; irregular *e > i 40  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother tina-na mother 1  
60 father tɔha-na father    
61 house vale house 14  
61 house luma house 1  
62 thatch/roof atɔ thatch 1  
62 thatch/roof lekɔlekɔ thatch    
63 name asa-na name 1, 18  
64 to say kɔvahai say 153  
65 rope halɔ rope; irregular *w > h 2  
66 to tie up, fasten sɔria tie 57  
67 to sew word info vovosi sew    
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ruhu hunt 13  
69 to hunt word info ɔŋa hunt 52  
70 to shoot word info vavana   1  
70 to shoot word info tatai      
71 to stab, pierce mbuča stab 65  
71 to stab, pierce nunua stab    
72 to hit word info lambua hit (stick) 42  
73 to steal mbeli steal 12  
74 to kill lambua kill 42  
75 to die, be dead mate die 1  
76 to live, be alive mauri alive 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mauri life 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info ŋgarusia scratch 44  
78 to cut, hack word info kalia cut (string) 62  
78 to cut, hack word info kalia cut (wood) 62  
78 to cut, hack word info cut nut X  
79 stick/wood hai   1  
80 to split word info tapala split 88  
81 sharp vavaŋa sharp 14, 20  
82 dull, blunt mɔndu blunt 55  
83 to work word info aŋgɔ work 32  
84 to plant chukaa   51  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info čare swell    
88 to squeeze word info lusia squeeze; irregular *o > u 19, 65  
89 to hold word info maɔ hold    
89 to hold word info taria hold 62  
90 to dig helia 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 ruču fall 65  
96 dog pai dog 54  
96 dog čakuri dog 55  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg tɔlu-na egg 1  
99 feather vulunimanu feather (of bird) 1  
100 wing rapɔ-na wing 50  
101 to fly laŋɔ fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly lɔlɔvɔ fly 1  
102 rat husuve rat 3  
103 meat/flesh venesi-na meat/flesh 17, 67  
104 fat/grease sereha fat/grease 35  
104 fat/grease nɔkɔ fat/grease    
105 tail kali-na tail 34  
106 snake pɔli snake 44  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info lisa-na louse egg x20  
108 louse word info ŋutu louse; irregular *k > ŋ 1, 27  
109 mosquito namu mosquito 1  
110 spider laɔlaɔ spider 9  
110 spider kɔminĵi spider 46  
111 fish čeče fish 56  
111 fish hahanɔ fish 58  
112 rotten word info pɔtɔ rotten 9, 68  
113 branch word info arana-na branch 1, 17, 37  
114 leaf rau-na leaf 1  
115 root lamu-na root 3  
116 flower čiči-na flower 42  
117 fruit vua-na fruit 1  
118 grass mburumburu grass 19  
119 earth/soil pari earth 45  
120 stone makara stone 26  
121 sand nuhunuhu sand 41  
122 water word info kɔlɔ water 42  
123 to flow tatave flow 10  
124 sea tasi kɔlɔ sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest lɔŋa bush    
127 woods/forest talu bush    
128 sky aɔmaŋa sky    
129 moon vula moon 1  
130 star vetuhu star 1, 50  
131 cloud word info lavɔ cloud 62  
131 cloud word info taŋgula cloud    
132 fog čɔi fog    
133 rain usa rain 1  
134 thunder visa thunder 19  
135 lightning vitihia lightning 10  
136 wind huhuri wind 12  
137 to blow word info pusua blow    
137 to blow word info huhuri blow 47  
138 warm word info papara warm 71  
139 cold word info mbisi cold 46  
140 dry word info čele dry 76  
141 wet raŋgɔ wet    
142 heavy mava heavy 46  
143 fire lake fire 6  
144 to burn word info vurulake burn 48  
145 smoke word info puŋu-na smoke 28  
145 smoke word info lɔŋgu smoke    
146 ash tɔra ashes 27  
147 black mbau black 42  
148 white sere white 15  
149 red čiči red 19  
150 yellow mila yellow 44  
150 yellow aŋɔ yellow 9  
151 green maraɔ green 13  
152 small peči small 57  
153 big leho big    
154 short word info kumu short 63  
155 long word info ndahɔ long 58  
156 thin word info mareve thin; irregular *d > r 1, 67  
157 thick word info paru thick 44  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick ɔče sick 57  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info tuali old (thing) x  
162 old word info tuali old (person) 48  
163 new vaɔlu new 1  
164 good talana good    
165 bad, evil seko bad 50  
166 correct, true hɔtɔ correct 13  
167 night puti night    
168 day ndani day 6  
169 year uvi year 41  
170 when? word info i ŋisa when? 1, 24  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at i at 1  
173 at tana at 7  
174 in, inside lalɔ-na in 1  
175 above      
176 below vava-na below 1  
177 this i ia this 1, 18  
178 that      
179 near varaŋi near 1, 74  
179 near maravia near    
180 far vasau far 1, 18  
181 where? word info i vei where? 3  
182 I inau I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou ihɔe you (2sg) s  
184 he/she ia he 1  
185 we word info ikɔhami we (1du.excl) 2  
185 we word info ilɔhita we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info ilɔhami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ikɔhita we (1du.incl) 1  
186 you ilɔhamu you (2pl) 1  
186 you ikɔhamu you (2du) x  
186 you -miu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
187 they ira they (3pl) 1, 70  
187 they ikɔera they (3du) x  
188 what? word info na hua what? 36  
189 who? word info i sei who? 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and ame and 2  
192 and maia and 2, 46  
193 if tina if 51  
194 how? word info huaha how?    
195 no, not teha no 4, 70  
196 to count inĵu count 46  
197 One word info čakai one 8  
198 Two word info ruka two; irregular medial -k- 1, 21  
199 Three word info tɔlu three 1  
200 Four word info vati four 1, 65  
201 Five word info čehe five 16  
202 Six word info ɔnɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info vitu seven 1  
204 Eight word info alu eight 3  
205 Nine word info siu nine; irregular loss of *a 5  
206 Ten word info saŋavulu ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info chehe sangavulu   2  
209 One Hundred word info čakai saŋatu one hundred; irregular loss of *R 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info čakai tɔha one thousand 27  

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