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

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