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Language: Mbirao

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:
19 shoulder      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
57 husband      
58 wife      
63 name      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
79 stick/wood      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
107 worm (earthworm)      
122 water word info      
125 salt      
126 lake      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
175 above      
178 that      
190 other      
191 all      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
5 to walk sisi walk    
5 to walk sivɔ go down    
5 to walk halaha go up    
9 to swim luku bathe    
13 back word info ŋgereŋgere-na back    
33 to laugh ŋgɔleŋgɔle laugh    
55 woman/female pɔhɔ woman    
67 to sew word info ŋgarua sew    
100 wing ndau-na wing    
123 to flow lelembɔ flow    
127 woods/forest čai bush    
133 rain kimi rain    
140 dry word info kɔra dry    
152 small ndakendake small    
177 this niele this    
180 far kanĵi far    
193 if vaha if    
1 hand lima-na arm 1  
6 road/path sala road 1  
7 to come maʔ come; irregular final glottal stop 1  
12 skin huli-na skin 1  
17 liver ate-na liver 1  
18 breast čuču-na breast 1  
22 to fear matahu fear 1  
24 head ulu-na head 1  
27 nose isu-na nose 1  
35 to vomit mutamuta vomit 1  
37 to eat hania eat 1  
40 to drink inu drink 1  
41 to bite halatia bite 1  
44 to hear rɔŋɔnia hear 1  
45 eye maka-na eye 1  
48 to sleep makuru sleep 1  
49 to lie down word info enɔ lie down 1  
60 father tama-na father 1  
61 house luma house 1  
75 to die, be dead mate die 1  
90 to dig heliheli dig 1  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg kɔlu-na egg 1  
101 to fly lɔvo fly 1  
108 louse word info hutu louse 1  
111 fish iha fish 1  
114 leaf rau leaf 1  
117 fruit vua-na fruit 1  
120 stone vatu stone 1  
124 sea tasi sea 1  
129 moon vula moon 1  
160 painful, sick vahasaxe sick; irregular loss of ma-, replaced wit cause. prefix? 1  
163 new vaɔlu new 1  
167 night mbɔŋi night 1  
174 in, inside lalɔ-na in 1  
176 below vava below 1  
185 we word info hita we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info hamika we (1du.excl) 1  
186 you hamu you (2pl) 1  
188 what? word info sava what? 1  
189 who? word info sei who? 1  
199 Three word info tɔlu three 1  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info ɔnɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info vitu seven 1  
198 Two word info ruka two; irregular medial -k- 1, 21  
182 I inau I (1sg) 1, 22  
156 thin word info matipi thin 1, 32, 44  
194 how? word info veɣua how? 1, 39  
130 star vetuhu star 1, 50  
121 sand maɔmaɔne sand 1, 59  
104 fat/grease mɔna fat/grease 1, 65  
5 to walk lela walk 1, 69  
184 he/she iɣia he 1, 69  
187 they hira they (3pl) 1, 69  
76 to live, be alive mauri life 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mauri alive 1, 76  
71 to stab, pierce čukia stab 1, 8  
59 mother na-na mother 1, 83  
113 branch word info areŋa-na branch 1, 17, 37  
31 tooth livɔ-na tooth 1, 35  
2 left maili-na left 1, 59  
200 Four word info vati four 1, 65  
156 thin word info marive thin; irregular *d > r and *e > i 1, 67  
170 when? word info ndakaŋisa when? 1, 82  
153 big lava big 10  
140 dry word info mamače dry; irregular *a > e 11  
29 to sniff, smell sihinia smell 12  
73 to steal mbelia steal 12  
106 snake mata snake 12  
116 flower saŋga-na flower 12  
30 mouth maŋa-na mouth 13  
69 to hunt word info ruɣu hunt 13  
151 green maraɔ green 13  
166 correct, true hɔtɔ correct 13  
61 house vale house 14  
81 sharp vaŋavaŋa sharp 14, 20  
46 to see resia see; irregular *l > r 14, 94  
123 to flow tɔtɔtɔ flow 15  
148 white sɛre white 15  
28 to breathe asembɔna breathe 16, 63  
96 dog kau dog 17  
103 meat/flesh vinasi-na meat/flesh 17  
20 to know, be knowledgeable hilahila know 18  
154 short word info kɔlukɔlu short 18  
173 at ni at 18  
11 dust pasapasa-na dust 19  
88 to squeeze word info lɔčia squeeze 19  
95 to fall word info puka fall 19  
118 grass mburumburu grass 19  
134 thunder visa thunder 19  
149 red čiči red 19  
36 to spit čuvečuve spit 19, 88  
52 to stand tui stand 2  
65 rope kauru rope; irregular initial ka- syllable; irregular *o > u 2  
185 we word info hami we (1pl.excl) 2  
192 and mana and 2, 40  
192 and mai and 2, 46  
42 to suck mučua suck 20  
32 tongue lapi-na tongue 21  
135 lightning pilakea lightning 26  
146 ash tɔra ashes 27  
210 One Thousand word info čika tɔɣa one thousand 27  
145 smoke word info puɣu smoke; irregular *ŋ > ɣ 28  
102 rat husuve rat 3  
115 root lamu-na root 3  
132 fog lavɔ fog 3  
181 where? word info iavai where? 3  
204 Eight word info alu eight 3  
78 to cut, hack word info tɔɣia cut (string) 3, 96  
67 to sew word info tulanɔ sew 30  
26 hair word info vuluvulu hair (body) 31  
143 fire kembe fire 31  
105 tail kali-na tail 34  
14 belly tɔmba-na belly 36  
21 to think pandanɔ think 36  
157 thick word info paku thick 36  
109 mosquito ŋi mosquito 39  
137 to blow word info uvia blow 4  
209 One Hundred word info čikai saŋatu one hundred; irregular loss of *R 4, 38  
195 no, not taiɣa no 4, 70  
56 child mbaka child 41  
169 year āuvi year 41  
72 to hit word info lambusia hit (stick) 42  
147 black mbau black 42  
197 One word info čika one 42  
197 One word info čikai one 42  
74 to kill lambumatea kill 42, 2  
16 intestines kutu-na guts 43  
53 person/human being ŋgare person 43  
25 neck kɔnɔkɔnɔ-na neck 44  
77 to scratch word info ŋgaručia scratch 44  
87 to swell word info čomo swell 45  
128 sky mbarambara sky 45  
166 correct, true ndɔu correct 45  
62 thatch/roof tavuŋa thatch 46  
139 cold word info mbisi cold 46  
142 heavy mava heavy 46  
196 to count inĵumia count 46  
87 to swell word info čokɔ swell 47  
119 earth/soil pitapita earth 49  
137 to blow word info harahara blow 49  
23 blood hambu-na blood 5  
34 to cry ŋara cry 5  
205 Nine word info siu nine; irregular loss of *a 5  
206 Ten word info saŋavulu ten 5  
54 man/male ŋgare man 50  
144 to burn word info kerea burn 50  
83 to work word info sairɔa work 51  
165 bad, evil taulaka bad 51  
15 bone suli-na bone 52  
88 to squeeze word info mbirua squeeze 52  
136 wind lɔha wind 54  
164 good ndɔu good 54  
10 dirty naŋguha dirty 55  
82 dull, blunt mɔndu blunt 55  
112 rotten word info ranĵa rotten 55  
136 wind harahara wind 55  
141 wet mbɔči wet 55  
155 long word info kanĵi long 57  
160 painful, sick ɔče sick 57  
9 to swim salɔ swim 58  
43 ear kuli-na ear 6  
168 day ndaŋi day 6  
138 warm word info mbilambila warm 61  
66 to tie up, fasten kurua tie 62  
78 to cut, hack word info kalanɔ cut (wood) 62  
89 to hold word info taria hold 62  
71 to stab, pierce tutukua stab 63  
89 to hold word info velesia hold 63  
64 to say kɔea say 64  
80 to split word info teanɔ split 65  
127 woods/forest čučukuna bush 65  
185 we word info tauka we (1du.incl) 67  
99 feather ivu-na feather 7  
104 fat/grease lakana fat/grease 70  
131 cloud word info parakɔ cloud 74  
5 to walk mba go 78  
162 old word info tuŋgatuŋga old (person) 78  
179 near haravia near 79  
9 to swim lɛsɔ bathe; irregular *o > e 8  
176 below lalɔ-na below 8  
51 to sit hɔrɔ sit 85  
8 to turn word info pilɔ turn 86  
3 right mandɔlɔ-na right 9  
110 spider laɔlaɔ spider 9  
150 yellow aŋɔ yellow 9  
112 rotten word info pɔtɔ rotten 9, 68  
4 leg/foot tua-na leg 95  
183 thou iɣɔe you (2sg) s  
78 to cut, hack word info meŋga cut nut X  
101 to fly laŋɔ fly (insect!) x  
162 old word info tuali old (thing) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -miu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you hamuka you (2du) x  
187 they rauka they (3du) x  
108 louse word info lisa louse egg x20  

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