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Language: Talise (Poleo)

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 vavanɔ walk 2  
5 to walk sivɔ go down    
5 to walk mbā go 78  
5 to walk ɣalaɣa go up    
6 road/path sala road 1  
7 to come mai come 1  
8 to turn word info pilɔ turn 86  
9 to swim lesɔ bathe; irregular *o > e 8  
9 to swim ɔlɔ swim 74  
10 dirty kučɔ dirty    
11 dust puŋu-na dust 98  
12 skin ɣuɣuli-na skin 1  
13 back word info mbuke-na back 13  
14 belly tɔmba-na belly 36  
15 bone suli-na bone 52  
16 intestines kikɔ-na guts    
17 liver ate-na liver 1  
18 breast asease-na breast    
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ndɔna know 56  
21 to think papanda think 36  
22 to fear matavu fear 1  
23 blood ɣambu-na blood 5  
24 head lɔva-na head 47  
25 neck liɔ-na neck 1  
26 hair word info vuvulu-na hair (body) 31  
27 nose isu-na nose 1  
28 to breathe asembona breathe 16, 63  
29 to sniff, smell siɣinia smell 12  
30 mouth maŋa-na mouth 13  
31 tooth livɔ-na tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue iapi-na tongue 21  
33 to laugh čɔlɔ laugh 56  
34 to cry ŋara cry 5  
35 to vomit mumuta vomit 1  
36 to spit čuve spit 19, 88  
37 to eat ɣaniɣani eat 1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink inu drink 1  
41 to bite ɣaʔatʔa bite    
42 to suck mučua suck 20  
43 ear kuli-na ear 6  
44 to hear rɔrɔŋɔ hear 1  
45 eye mata-na eye 1  
46 to see mɔrɔsia see 60  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep maturu sleep 1  
49 to lie down word info čarɔ lie down 49  
50 to dream      
51 to sit tɔtu sit 104  
52 to stand tiɣɔtɔ stand    
53 person/human being nɔni person; irregular loss of initial *ti 10  
54 man/male nɔni man 46, 48  
55 woman/female ndaki woman 25  
56 child mbaka child 41  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother na-na mother 1, 83  
60 father tama-na father 1  
61 house vale house 14  
62 thatch/roof tavuŋa thatch 46  
63 name asa-na name 1, 18  
64 to say kɔrivaya say 153  
65 rope ɣambe rope    
66 to tie up, fasten sɔria tie 57  
67 to sew word info cuki pɔlɔ sew 17  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ruɣu hunt 13  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce tɔua stab    
72 to hit word info lambua hit (stick) 42  
73 to steal kɔmi steal 33  
74 to kill lambua kill 42  
75 to die, be dead mate die 1  
76 to live, be alive mamauri life 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mauri alive 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info ŋgaruŋgaru scratch 44  
78 to cut, hack word info vala cut nut X  
78 to cut, hack word info telā ɣai cut (wood)    
78 to cut, hack word info taɣia cut (string)    
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info tela split 52  
81 sharp vavaŋa sharp 14, 20  
82 dull, blunt paņɔu blunt 63  
83 to work word info aŋgɔ work 32  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info čɔmɔ swell 45  
88 to squeeze word info lɔsia squeeze 19  
89 to hold word info velesia hold 63  
90 to dig ɣeɣeli 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 puka fall 19  
96 dog pai dog 54  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg kɔlu-na egg 1  
99 feather ivu-na feather 7  
100 wing rapɔ-na wing 50  
101 to fly lɔvɔ fly 1  
101 to fly laŋɔ fly (insect!) x  
102 rat mbɔhu rat 55  
103 meat/flesh kɔkɔra-na meat/flesh    
104 fat/grease sereɣa-na fat/grease 35  
105 tail kali-na tail 34  
106 snake meu snake    
106 snake muata snake 12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ŋutu louse; irregular *k > ŋ 1, 27  
108 louse word info lisa louse egg x20  
109 mosquito ŋi mosquito 39  
110 spider kɔmiči spider 46  
110 spider laɔ spider 9  
111 fish čeče fish 56  
112 rotten word info mambulu rotten 1  
113 branch word info areŋana branch 1, 17, 37  
114 leaf rau leaf 1  
115 root lamu-na root 3  
116 flower saŋga-na flower 12  
117 fruit vua-na fruit 1  
118 grass mburumburu grass 19  
119 earth/soil kɔči earth 50  
120 stone vatu stone 1  
121 sand marasa sand 61  
122 water word info kɔlɔ water 42  
123 to flow čɔčɔ flow 41  
124 sea tasi sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest ɣoana bush 48, 64  
128 sky mbarambara sky 45  
129 moon vula moon 1  
130 star vetuɣu star 1, 50  
131 cloud word info parakɔ cloud 74  
132 fog lavɔ fog 3  
133 rain laŋi rain 7  
134 thunder visa thunder 19  
135 lightning pilakia lightning 26  
136 wind ɣuɣuri wind 12  
137 to blow word info ɣuɣuri blow 47  
138 warm word info papara warm 71  
139 cold word info mbisi cold 46  
140 dry word info mamača dry 11  
141 wet mbɔči wet 55  
142 heavy mamava heavy 46  
143 fire kembe fire 31  
144 to burn word info vuru burn 48  
145 smoke word info puŋu-na smoke 28  
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  
151 green maraɔ green 13  
152 small tetelɔ small 56  
153 big lɔki big 55  
154 short word info kumu-na short 63  
155 long word info kači long 57  
156 thin word info maɣambɔ thin    
157 thick word info paru thick 44  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick lɔmbɔɣu sick 56  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info sasaɣai sau old (person)    
162 old word info maleɣoni sau old (thing) x  
163 new vaɔlu new 1  
164 good ndɔu good 54  
165 bad, evil sekɔ bad 50  
166 correct, true ɣɔtɔ correct 13  
167 night mbɔŋi night 1  
168 day ndaŋi day 6  
169 year uvi year 41  
170 when? word info ŋisa when? 1, 24  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at ai at    
174 in, inside lalɔ-na in 1  
175 above      
176 below vava-na below 1  
177 this ini this 1  
178 that      
179 near varaŋi near 1, 74  
180 far aɔ-na far 1, 56  
181 where? word info vai where? 3  
182 I nau I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou ɣɔe you (2sg) s  
184 he/she ia he 1  
185 we word info taruka 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 ruka we (1du.excl) 2  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -miu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you ɣamuruka you (2du) x  
186 you ɣamu you (2pl) 1  
187 they ruka they (3du) x  
187 they ɣira they (3pl) 1, 69  
188 what? word info sava what? 1  
189 who? word info sei who? 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and mai and 2, 46  
193 if tini if 51  
194 how? word info visa how?    
195 no, not taɣara no 77  
196 to count iču count 46  
197 One word info čikai one 42  
197 One word info kɛsa one 32  
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 čeɣe 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      
209 One Hundred word info čika saŋatu one hundred; irregular loss of *R 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info čikai tɔɣa one thousand 27  

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